Today In Metal History May 17th, 2022 IRON MAIDEN, DIO, BUDGIE JUDAS PRIEST, VINNIE VINCENT INVASION

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Today In Metal History  May 17th, 2022  IRON MAIDEN, DIO, BUDGIE JUDAS PRIEST, VINNIE VINCENT INVASION

Talent We Lost

R.I.P. Bruce Earl Fairbairn (AC/DC, AEROSMITH, BON JOVI producer): December 30th, 1949 - May 17th, 1999

Heavy Birthdays

Happy 73rd
William Scott "Bill" Bruford (KING CRIMSON, YES) - May 17th, 1949

Happy 67th
Claude Schnell (DIO) - May 17th, 1955

Happy 65th
Audie Desbrow (GREAT WHITE) - May 17th, 1957

Happy 64th
PAUL DI'ANNO (real name Paul Andrews;IRON MAIDEN, KILLERS, BATTLEZONE) - May 17th, 1958

Happy 57th
Trent Reznor (NINE INCH NAILS) - May 17th, 1965

Happy 57th
Ralph Michael Saenz (real name Michael Starr; STEEL PANTHER) - May 17th, 1965

Happy 49th
Josh Homme (QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, THEM CROOKED VULTURES, KYUSS) - May 17th, 1973

Heavy Releases

Happy 49th
BACHMANTURNER OVERDRIVEs BachmanTurner Overdrive - May 17, 1973

Happy 48th
BUDGIEs In For The Kill! - May 17th, 1974

Happy 34th
JUDAS PRIEST's Ram It Down - May 17th, 1988
VINNIE VINCENT INVASION's All Systems Go - May 17th, 1988

Happy 17th
THE RED CHORD's Clients - May 17th, 2005

Happy 12th
ANNIHILATORs Annihilator - May 17th, 2010
CYNICs Re-Traced - May 17th, 2010

Happy 11th
BLACK N BLUEs Hell Yeah May 17th, 2011
ANAAL NATHRAKHs Passion May 17th, 2011
ALTAR OF PLAGUES Mammal
ARSONISTS GET ALL THE GIRLS Motherland

Happy 9th
MASTERPLANs Novum Initium - May 17th, 2013
BLOOD RED THRONEs Blood Red Throne
GOTHMINISTERs Utopia

Happy 3rd
ARTIFICIAL LANGUAGE - Now We Sleep - May 17th, 2019
AVATAR - The King Live in Paris (live album) - May 17th, 2019
BETHLEHEM - Lebe Dich Leer - May 17th, 2019
BLACK FLAME - Necrogenesis: Chants from the Grave - May 17th, 2019
CRAZY LIXX - Forever Wild - May 17th, 2019
FULL OF HELL - Weeping Choir[ - May 17th, 2019
OCTOBER TIDE - In Splendor Below - May 17th, 2019
PYTHIA - The Solace of Ancient Earth - May 17th, 2019
RAMMSTEIN - Untitled - May 17th, 2019
SAINT VITUS - Saint Vitus - May 17th, 2019
SAVAGE MESSIAH - Demons - May 17th, 2019
STARKILL - Gravity - May 17th, 2019



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