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Today in Metal: Killers by Iron Maiden was released in 1981

Posted by on February 2, 2015

The New Wave of British Heavy Metal was just starting to pick up steam in 1981, and Iron Maiden was a large part of why. In April of 1980, the band released their self-titled debut, an instant classic. Just ten months later, they released Killers, their sophomore album. The band’s last album with Paul Di’Anno on […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Mob Rules’ by Black Sabbath turns 33 years old

Posted by on November 4, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. This is my favorite album of all time. It’s just a masterpiece. This album is EVERYTHING Heaven and Hell was, but with a TON more fire and energy behind the band. Songs like […]

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Today in Metal: ‘The Dark Ride’ by Helloween turns 14 years old

Posted by on October 30, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. This album is their best of all time, easily, for me. The riffs and themes on this album are SO dark for power metal standards. Andi Deris has both his signature unique vocals, but […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Abigail’ by King Diamond turns 27 years old

Posted by on October 21, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. After the breakup of Mercyful Fate, this was King Diamond’s second album after he decided to fly solo. This album gets some of the most IMMENSE praise I have ever seen an album get […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Gateways to Annihilation’ by Morbid Angel turns 14 years old

Posted by on October 17, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. This was the bands second to last album before they took a near 10-year hiatus from studio albums. This album follows well with what I’d expect from a Morbid Angel album. It has a […]

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