Today In Metal History 🤘 May 5th, 2022 🤘BLACK SABBATH, BILLY IDOL, DREAM THEATER, DEVIN TOWNSEND, NAZARETH, AC/DC, TESTAMENT

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Today In Metal History 🤘 May 5th, 2022 🤘BLACK SABBATH, BILLY IDOL, DREAM THEATER, DEVIN TOWNSEND, NAZARETH, AC/DC, TESTAMENT

Heavy Birthdays

Happy 73rd
William Thomas "Bill" Ward (BLACK SABBATH drummer) – May 5th, 1948

Happy 65th
Dick Kemper (VANDENBERG bassist) - May 5th, 1956

Happy 62nd
Steven Bruce Schneider (aka Steve Stevens; BILLY IDOL guitarist) - May 5th, 1959

Happy 58th
Kevin James LaBrie (DREAM THEATER singer) – May 5th, 1963

Happy 55th
Shawn Drover (ACT OF DEFIANCE, MEGADETH, EIDOLON drummer) - May 5th, 1966

Happy 49th
Devin Garret Townsend (DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI) – May 5th, 1972

Album Releases

48th Birthday
NAZARETH’s Razamanaz – May 5th, 1973

43rd Birthday
AC/DC’s Powerage - May 5th, 1978

32nd Birthday
TESTAMENT's The New Order – May 5th, 1988

22nd Birthday
ARCH ENEMY’s Stigmata - May 5th, 1998

13th Birthday
TEXTURES' Silhouettes - May 5th, 2008
SCOTT KELLY's The Wake - May 5th, 2008

13th Birthday
HATEBREED's For The Lions – May 5th, 2009

THE CHARIOT's Wars And Rumors Of Wars - May 5th, 2009
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA - WIth Roots Above And Branches Below May 5th, 2009
ISIS' Wavering Radiant - May 5th, 2009
NACHTMYSTIUM's Doomsday Derelicts - May 5th, 2009
NECRODEATH's Phylogensis - May 5th, 2009
ZAO's Awake? - May 5th, 2009

12th Birthday
UFOMAMMUT’s Eve - May 5th, 2010

10th Birthday
RIVERSIDE’s Memories In My Head (EP) – May 5th, 2011

8th Birthday
HELIX’ Bastard Of The Blues – May 5th, 2014

7th Birthday
KORPIKLAANI’s Noita –2015
SIX FEET UNDER’s Crypt Of The Devil – May 5th, 2015

5th Birthday
EISREGEN’s Fleischfilm - May 5th, 2017
FULL OF HELL’s Trumpeting Ecstasy - May 5th, 2017
GOD DETHRONED’s The World Ablaze - May 5th, 2017
HATE’s Tremendum - May 5th, 2017
MOTIONLESS IN WHITE’s Graveyard Shift - May 5th, 2017
SEVEN KINGDOMS’ Decennium - May 5th, 2017
SPOIL ENGINE’s Stormsleeper - May 5th, 2017
THE SWORD’s Greetings From... - May 5th, 2017



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ANVIL – “Ghost Shadow” (AFM)

ANVIL – “Ghost Shadow” (AFM)

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DIRTY SHIRT – “Dope-A-Min”

DIRTY SHIRT – “Dope-A-Min”

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