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1/23/20

hard birthdays
Greg Hinz (HELIX) - January 23, 1960
Kirk Arrington (METAL CHURCH) - January 23, 1962
Nigel Glockler (SAXON) - January 24, 1953
Stumpy (ex-ALMIGHTY) - January 24, 1967
John Myung (DREAM THEATER) - January 24, 1967
Michael Kiske (GAMMA RAY, SUPARED, HELLOWEEN, UNISONIC) - January 24, 1968
Ricardo Confessori (ANGRA) - January 25, 1969
Corky Laing (MOUNTAIN, WEST BRUCE & LAING) - January 26, 1948
Eddie Van Halen (VAN HALEN) - January 26, 1955
Tom Keifer (CINDERELLA) - January 26, 1961
William Adler (LAMB OF GOD) - January 26, 1976
Matt Heafy (TRIVIUM) - January 26, 1986

this day in hard history
January 23, 1981: JOAN JETT releases Bad Reputation.
January 23, 2009: NAPALM DEATH release Time Waits For No Slave.

January 24, 1969: JETHRO TULL plays their first show in the US in NYC opening for LED ZEPPELIN.
January 24, 1976: the live version of KISS' 'Rock & Roll All Nite' (from Alive I), peaks at #12 on the chart.
January 24, 1981: AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler is hospitalized after being involved in an accident on his motorcycle.
January 24, 1989: SKID ROW release Skid Row.
January 24, 1990: A fire at the New York rehearsal studios of ANTHRAX destroys more than $100,000 worth of equipment.
January 24, 1995: VAN HALEN releases the Balance album, their last with Sammy Hagar.
January 24, 2005: DARK TRANQUILLITY release Character.
January 24, 2012: LAMB OF GOD release Resolution.
January 24, 2014: PRIMAL FEAR release Delivering The Black.
January 24, 2016: Jimmy Bain (RAINBOW/DIO/LAST IN LINE) R.I.P.

January 25, 1978: TED NUGENT autographs a man's arm with a bowie knife at the request of a fan.
January 25, 1994: ALICE IN CHAINS release Jar Of Flies.
January 25, 2008: BRAINSTORM release Downburst.
January 25, 2010: DREAM EVIL release In The Night.
January 25, 2012: Mark Reale of RIOT passes away from complications related to Crohn's disease.
January 25, 2013: PINK CREAM 69 release Ceremonial and STRATOVARIUS release Unbreakable.

January 26, 1973: DEEP PURPLE release Who Do We Think We Are.
January 26, 1988: DAVID LEE ROTH releases Skyscraper.
January 26, 1994: DIO releases Strange Highways.
January 26, 1999: NEVERMORE release Dreaming Neon Black.
January 26, 2000: Grammy award winning guitarist STEVE VAI has launched his own record label and entertainment company.
January 26, 2002: TROUBLE reunite the line-up of vocalist Eric Wagner, guitarist Rick Wartell, guitarist Bruce Franklin, drummer Jeff Olson and bassist Ron Holzner.
January 26, 2015: U.D.O. release Decadent.

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