Today In Metal History 🤘 September 14th, 2021🤘 JEFF LOOMIS, JETHRO TULL, IRON MAIDEN, MEGADETH, FLOTSAM & JETSAM

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Today In Metal History 🤘 September 14th, 2021🤘 JEFF LOOMIS, JETHRO TULL, IRON MAIDEN, MEGADETH, FLOTSAM & JETSAM

TALENT WE LOST

R.I.P. Steven Earl Gaines (LYNYRD SKYNYRD): September 14th, 1949 - October 20th 1977

LYNYRD SKYNYRD guitarist/vocalist Steven Earl Gaines would’ve turned 72 today (September 14th, 1949). He died in the tragic October 1977 airplane crash which also killed lead vocalist/founding member Ronnie Van Zant, backing vocalist Cassie Gaines (Steve's older sister), assistant road manager Dean Kilpatrick, pilot Walter McCreary and co-pilot William Gray.

R.I.P. Paul Francis Kossoff (FREE): September 14th, 1950 - March 19th, 1976
On a flight from Los Angeles to New York on March 19th, 1976, Kossoff died from drug-related heart problems. He was 25.

R.I.P. André Coelho Matos (ANGRA, SYMFONIA, VIPER, SHAAMAN) - September 14th, 1971 - June 8th, 2019

HEAVY BIRTHDAYS

Happy 75th
Pete Agnew (NAZARETH) - September 14th, 1946

Happy 50th
Jeff Loomis (ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE, CONQUERING DYSTOPIA) - September 14th, 1971

Happy 36th
Paolo Francesco Gregoletto (TRIVIUM) - September 14th, 1985

HEAVY RELEASES

Happy 42nd
JETHRO TULL’s Stormwatch - September 14th, 1979

Happy 40th
IRON MAIDEN's Maiden Japan - September 14th, 1981

Happy 29th
JETHRO TULL’s A Little Light Music - September 14th, 1992

Happy 28th
Judgment Night soundtrack - September 14th, 1993

Happy 22nd
QUEENSRYCHE's Q2K - September 14th, 1999

Happy 17th
MEGADETH's The System Has Failed - September 14th 2004

AGE OF SILENCE's Acceleration - September 14th, 2004

Happy 14th
APOCALYPTICA's Worlds Collide - September 14th, 2007
ELVENKING's The Scythe - September 14th, 2007
H.I.M.'s Venus Doom - September 14th, 2007

Happy 11th
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM's The Cold - September 14th, 2010

SULLY ERNA’s Avalon - September 14th, 2010
BENEATH THE MASSACRE’s Maree Noir - September 14th, 2010
SYSTEM DIVIDE’s The Conscious Sedation - September 14th, 2010

Happy 10th
LOUDNESS' Eve To Dawn - September 14th, 2011

Happy 9th
ELVENKING's Era - September 14th, 2012

VISION DIVINE’s Destination Set To Nowhere

Happy 7th
MARTY FRIEDMAN’s Inferno - September 14th, 2014

Happy 3rd
ARCHGOAT’s The Luciferian Crown - September 14th, 2018
BRANT BJORK’s Mankind Woman - September 14th, 2018
DEICIDE’s Overtures of Blasphemy - September 14th, 2018
FAILURE’s The Furthest Thing (EP) - September 14th, 2018
FIT FOR A KING’s Dark Skies - September 14th, 2018
GRAVE DIGGER’s The Living Dead - September 14th, 2018

TREAT’s Tunguska - September 14th, 2018
TURMION KATILOT’s Universal Satan - September 14th, 2018
URIAH HEEP’s Living the Dream - September 14th, 2018



Featured Audio

IRON MAIDEN – “Stratego” (BMG)

IRON MAIDEN – “Stratego” (BMG)

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SUMMONER’S CIRCLE – “Chaos Vector”

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