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Category Archives: Metal Milestones

Judas Priest’s ‘Sad Wings of Destiny’ turns 40

Posted by on March 23, 2016

  One of metal’s most overlooked albums is turning 40 today, and what better day to show it a little love? The cool thing about metal is there’s always been a reverence and respect for the past, even as the genre takes on strange new forms. This means you’re just as likely to find some […]

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Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’ turns 30 today

Posted by on March 3, 2016

Metallica are hands down one of the biggest bands in rock history. But while it was 1991’s self-titled Black Album that brought them to the masses, their first real breakthrough album, Master of Puppets, was released 30 years ago today. Quite possibly the band’s finest moment, it’s hard to believe that the fully-formed Master was only the band’s […]

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Today in Metal: Dismember’s ‘Hate Campaign’ came out 14 years ago

Posted by on January 17, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Today, it’s Dismember’s Hate Campaign. ‘Hate Campaign’ by Dismember was released on January 17th, 2000. The band’s fifth album might very well be the first death metal album of the 21st century! This album […]

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Accept’s first album came out 35 years ago today

Posted by on January 16, 2014

I actually had a New Year’s resolution this year! I have been personally listening to an album since the year started that was released on each day of the year. Some of them are albums I’ve listened to before, and others are brand new ones that I’ll be listening to for the first time. Today, on […]

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Brutal Truth’s Dan Lilker announces retirement

Posted by on January 10, 2014

Brutal Truth has been a grindcore force to be reckoned since 1990. It appears that their run might be coming to an end though, as band mastermind Dan Lilker, also formerly of Anthrax, Nuclear Assault and Stormtroopers of Death,  announced that he’s stepping down from touring and recording when he turns 50, which will be […]

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