On This Day In METAL History – October 29th…

30 Oct

It’s already October 30th in Japan now, but it’s hard to believe that it’s already been 38 years since KISS appeared on that TV Halloween special!

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Kiss - Paul Lynde - Halloween Special 1976 - trading card

Paul Lynde - Halloween Special - 1976 - DVD promo cover pic

On this day in KISSTORY – October 29, 1976 – KISS appeared on The Paul Lynde Halloween Special. Paul Lynde was a very famous American comedian and actor, best known for his television specials and regular appearance on the hit televised game show, Hollywood Squares, where he sat as a regular in the center square. Sadly, Paul Lynde passed away in January of 1982, at the young age of 55. Rest in peace, Paul Lynde.

Meat Loaf "Bat Out Of Hell" large album pic!!

On October 29th, 1977Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf entered the Billboard 200 album chart. This iconic studio album of Rock and Hard Rock went on to spend 82 weeks on the Billboard 200 album chart, reaching its peak at #14. Bat Out Of Hell went on to sell 14 million copies in the United States alone. The song composer for this album was the legendary Jim Steinman.

The Who - Its Hard - promo album cover pic - 1982

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4 Responses to “On This Day In METAL History – October 29th…”

  1. bleushoe November 7, 2014 at 4:18 am #

    Sorry this is a little off-topic, but speaking of metal are you a Devin Townsend fan? Ziltoid 2 dropped in October and I’m liking it…


    • tokyo5 November 7, 2014 at 8:51 am #

      Actually, I’ve never listened to his solo work or his former band. So, you recommend his music? I’ll give it a listen.


      • bleushoe November 18, 2014 at 10:45 pm #

        I think it depends on your preferences. I like his Ziltoid albums, but I’ve heard his Devin Townsend Project stuff isn’t nearly as heavy as Strapping Young Lad.

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      • tokyo5 November 19, 2014 at 8:19 am #

        >isn’t nearly as heavy as Strapping Young Lad

        I’ve never listened to that band’s music before either. I’ll check them out too.


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