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Category Archives: Today In Metal

Today in Metal: ‘Seven Churches’ by Possessed turns 29 years old

Posted by on October 16, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICJ8az7da58[/youtube] Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. This is the album that many people say started the death metal genre, mostly because of the track “Death Metal” that’s on this album. I, personally, think Death started it, back in their […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Killing Machine’ by Judas Priest turns 36 years old

Posted by on October 9, 2014

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjkAeMf3Lwo[/youtube] Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. This album’s release date is for the U.K. release. The U.S. release of the album was pushed back until February of 1979, due to the success of Stained Class. This is the last […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Reign in Blood’ by Slayer turns 28 years old

Posted by on October 7, 2014

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6_zsJ8KPP0[/youtube] Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. This is Slayer’s third and most famous album. Both the title track and “Angel of Death” have just become songs in the metal community, and even a bit outside it, that most people […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Lightning to the Nations’ by Diamond Head turns 34 years old

Posted by on October 3, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVid_fLzN5g[/youtube] Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. This is another album worth listening to solely for the influence it had on so many metal bands. Metallica has a famous cover of “Am I Evil?” originally from this album. The album […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Bathory’ by Bathory turns 30 years old

Posted by on October 2, 2014

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdXx0A1sugI[/youtube] Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. With this album, Quorthon created black metal. This is another album that, like it or dislike it, paved the way for countless bands and styles of metal that came after it. Quorthon’s riffs, […]

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