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Def Leppard’s “On Through The Night” Still Driving At 35 Years

Def Leppard’s “On Throught The Night” Still Driving At 35 Years

Just a quick break from the everything else that is going on here at the PiercingMetal Command HQ to raise a few pairs of horns in honor of the Def Leppard debut album “On Through The Night” based on its being released thirty five years ago today. Now historically speaking in terms of my own Hard Rock and Metal years at the time, I was not following the band at the time of their debut. My own…

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Black Sabbath’s “Black Sabbath” Debut; 45 Years Of Heavy Metal Influence (1970-2015)

Black Sabbath’s “Black Sabbath” Debut; 45 Years Of Heavy Metal Influence (1970-2015)

Artist: Black Sabbath
Title: “Black Sabbath”
Label: Vertigo Records
Release Date: 2/13/1970
Genre: Heavy Metal/Blues Hard Rock

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I could think of no better present on a Friday the 13th than to share with the heavy music fans of the world the news that Black Sabbath’s own debut (and self-titled) release “Black Sabbath” is having its 45th Anniversary today. The phrase “It Begins Here” was never truer…

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W.A.S.P.’s Debut “W.A.S.P.”: “Still Stinging Strong @ 30 Years”

W.A.S.P.’s Debut “W.A.S.P.”: “Still Stinging Strong @ 30 Years”

One of the things that I love doing with these Music Milestones is to not only celebrate the longevity of these albums but also get to showcase the ones that were so instrumental in my own Metal upbringing. Such is the case found in the realization that W.A.S.P.’s self-titled debut album had reached its thirtieth anniversary today.

My own personal music journey into what W.A.S.P. was all about…

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