From The Vault

A.J. PERO REST IN PEACE – FROM THE VAULT

Today’s From The Vault is a sad one as we pay tribute to a drummer who left the metal world too soon. As we reported on Friday, Twisted Sister and Adrenaline Mob drummer, A.J. Pero passed away at the age of 55, from a massive heart attack, as confirmed today by Twisted Sister, lead singer Dee Snider who also stated that Pero

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IRON MAIDEN – FLIGHT OF ICARUS – FROM THE VAULT

Today we take a trip back to 1983 to an album by Iron Maiden called Piece of Mind and the third track off the album, Flight Of Icarus. This was the first Iron Maiden single released in the United States and the song peaked at #8 on the Billboard Top Album Tracks chart. The song loosely based on the ancient Greek

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KISS – MUSIC FROM THE ELDER

Today’s post bring us back to 1981 to the ninth studio album by KISS titled Music From “The Elder”. This was the last album to mark the appearance of guitarist Ace Frehely and the first time that  KISS did not tour to support the album.

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HAPPY METAL BIRTHDAYS

Happy Birthday wishes are in order for several metal legends who continue to make their mark on the metal world over the next few days…and now the drumroll please:

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DIMEBAG DARRELL – R.I.P. GONE TOO SOON!

Today we honor Darrell Lance Abbott, also known as Dimebag Darrell, who was killed on stage 10 years ago yesterday (December 8), while performing with Damageplan in Columbus, OH. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years that we lost Dimebag.

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HELLOWEEN – HALLOWEEN

Even though Halloween was last Friday, let’s take a trip back to 1987 to the Keeper of the Seven Keys, Part 1 album by German power metallers, Helloween and the track, Halloween. The song originally over 13 minutes long was edited down to a little over 5 minutes for the music video which appeared in heavy rotation on MTV. This

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MY TOP 10 SONGS OF THE 1980’s

For today’s Weekly Blog, I decided to resurrect my list of the songs I consider my Top 10 of the 80’s. This wasn’t easy because while there are so many that I wanted to include, I still wanted to keep this list in tact. Often I ask many of my friends what their Top 10 would be and I hear

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GG ALLIN – FROM THE VAULT

In today’s From The Vault, we focus on the short but prolific career of Kevin Michael (Jesus Christ) Allin, better known as G.G. Allin and the body (literally) of work he left his fans. Although he was known for his punk stylings, when you mention his name to anyone often a look of horror, disgust, shock or laughter is the

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KISS – MUSIC FROM THE ELDER

Today’s post bring us back to 1981 to the ninth studio album by KISS titled Music From “The Elder”. This was the last album to mark

HAPPY METAL BIRTHDAYS

Happy Birthday wishes are in order for several metal legends who continue to make their mark on the metal world over the next few days…and

DIMEBAG DARRELL – R.I.P. GONE TOO SOON!

Today we honor Darrell Lance Abbott, also known as Dimebag Darrell, who was killed on stage 10 years ago yesterday (December 8), while performing with

HELLOWEEN – HALLOWEEN

Even though Halloween was last Friday, let’s take a trip back to 1987 to the Keeper of the Seven Keys, Part 1 album by German

MY TOP 10 SONGS OF THE 1980’s

For today’s Weekly Blog, I decided to resurrect my list of the songs I consider my Top 10 of the 80’s. This wasn’t easy because

GG ALLIN – FROM THE VAULT

In today’s From The Vault, we focus on the short but prolific career of Kevin Michael (Jesus Christ) Allin, better known as G.G. Allin and