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EXODUS – FABULOUS DISASTER – METAL REWIND

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Happy Friday Metalheads. Today we take a trip back to 1989 to the third album by San Francisco Bay Area thrash band, Exodus called “Fabulous Disaster.”

The album released by Combat Records features the song “Toxic Waltz”, which was often seen on MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball. The album also includes a cover of the War song “Low Rider.” The band lineup for “Fabulous Disaster” includes:

  • Steve “Zetro” Souza – Vocals
  • Gary Holt  – Guitars, backing vocals
  • Rick Hunolt – Guitars, backing vocals
  • Rob McKillop – Bass, backing vocals
  • Tom Hunting – Drums, percussion

The album reached #82 on The Billboard 200 chart and the album version’s inner sleeve was printed green with the lyrics, photos and credits for the band.  The AC/DC cover of “Overdose” was left out on some issues of the album due to licensing issues.

CHECK OUT THE VIDEO BELOW AND GET ON YOUR FEET AND DO “THE TOXIC WALTZ”

EXODUS – FABULOUS DISASTER – METAL REWIND

exodus

Happy Friday Metalheads. Today we take a trip back to 1989 to the third album by San Francisco Bay Area thrash band, Exodus called “Fabulous Disaster.”

The album released by Combat Records features the song “Toxic Waltz”, which was often seen on MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball. The album also includes a cover of the War song “Low Rider.” The band lineup for “Fabulous Disaster” includes:

  • Steve “Zetro” Souza – Vocals
  • Gary Holt  – Guitars, backing vocals
  • Rick Hunolt – Guitars, backing vocals
  • Rob McKillop – Bass, backing vocals
  • Tom Hunting – Drums, percussion

The album reached #82 on The Billboard 200 chart and the album version’s inner sleeve was printed green with the lyrics, photos and credits for the band.  The AC/DC cover of “Overdose” was left out on some issues of the album due to licensing issues.

CHECK OUT THE VIDEO BELOW AND GET ON YOUR FEET AND DO “THE TOXIC WALTZ”

EXODUS – FABULOUS DISASTER – METAL REWIND

exodus

Happy Friday Metalheads. Today we take a trip back to 1989 to the third album by San Francisco Bay Area thrash band, Exodus called “Fabulous Disaster.”

The album released by Combat Records features the song “Toxic Waltz”, which was often seen on MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball. The album also includes a cover of the War song “Low Rider.” The band lineup for “Fabulous Disaster” includes:

  • Steve “Zetro” Souza – Vocals
  • Gary Holt  – Guitars, backing vocals
  • Rick Hunolt – Guitars, backing vocals
  • Rob McKillop – Bass, backing vocals
  • Tom Hunting – Drums, percussion

The album reached #82 on The Billboard 200 chart and the album version’s inner sleeve was printed green with the lyrics, photos and credits for the band.  The AC/DC cover of “Overdose” was left out on some issues of the album due to licensing issues.

CHECK OUT THE VIDEO BELOW AND GET ON YOUR FEET AND DO “THE TOXIC WALTZ”

WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE METAL BAND?

Hey Metalheads! Happy Wednesday! Hope you’re having a great week so far. This month we’re going to continue with your favorite metal band. I want to hear from you guys about your favorites. Each week I’ll post two bands to choose from and I”ll also reveal my favorites as well.

Thanks to everyone who voted on their favorite. Last week it was AC/DC with Bon Scott  vs. AC/DC with Brian Johnson. While it was tough my choice:

AC/DC WITH BRIAN JOHNSON

ACDC BRIAN

This week I’ve made it a bit more interesting again:

VAN HALEN WITH DAVID LEE ROTH

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VS.

VAN HALEN WITH SAMMY HAGAR

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I look forward to reading your responses and let me know in the comments below who your favorite is and which lineup you like best. Also don’t forget to visit us The Metal Wire on Facebook and on Instagram (the_metal_wire). Have a METAL week! Horns up!

 

WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE METAL BAND?

Hey Metalheads! Happy Wednesday! Hope you’re having a great week so far. This month we’re going to continue with your favorite metal band. I want to hear from you guys about your favorites. Each week I’ll post two bands to choose from and I”ll also reveal my favorites as well.

Thanks to everyone who voted on their favorite. Last week it was Bon Jovi vs. Cinderella. While it was tough my choice:

CINDERELLA

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This week I’ve made it a bit more interesting:

 

AC/DC WITH BON SCOTT

ACDC BON

VS.

AC/DC WITH BRIAN JOHNSON

ACDC BRIAN

I look forward to reading your responses and let me know in the comments below who your favorite is and which lineup you like best. Also don’t forget to visit us The Metal Wire on Facebook and on Instagram (the_metal_wire). Have a METAL week! Horns up!

 

MY TOP 5 ALBUMS FROM THE 80’s

Happy Wednesday Metalheads! Hope you’re all having a great week! Last week I wrote about my Top 5 songs of the 80’s which got to me to thinking about my favorite albums also. Below are my Top 5 albums in order from 5 to 1:

 

PEACE SELLS BUT WHO’S BUYING – MEGADETH

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Released in 1986, this is the second album by former Metallica guitarist Dave Mustaine and his band Megadeth. From the opening track, “Wake Up Dead” to “Peace Sells..But Who’s Buying” to “The Conjuring”, Megadeth covers a range of topics from cheating boyfriends/husbands to witchcraft and devil worship to politics.

OPERATION: MINDCRIME – QUEENSRYCHE

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Released in 1988, this the third album by Queensryche which tells the story of a recovering drug addict. Nikki had become disillusioned with society and got involved with a group headed by Doctor X who manipulates him into becoming a political assassin and controls his mind with the word mindcrime. The story shows the struggle the main character goes through to remember exactly what happened while he was an addict and how he struggles to deal with his internal demons and “mindcrimes.”

SHOUT AT THE DEVIL – MOTLEY CRUE

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Released in 1986, Shout at the Devil is the second album by Motley Crue that really put them on the map. From the opening track, “In The Beginning”, I was instantly hooked and never tire of listening to this album.

BACK IN BLACK – AC/DC

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Released in 1980, “Back In Black” is the seventh album by AC/DC and the first with new singer Brian Johnson, after the sudden passing of Bon Scott. The album’s black cover was first rejected by the record company and the band compromised and placed a grey outline around the band’s logo. Dedicated to Bon’s memory, the album is AC/DC’s biggest selling album to date.

SCREAMING FOR VENGEANCE – JUDAS PRIEST

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Released in 1982, “Screaming for Vengeance” is the eighth studio album by Judas Priest and my all-time favorite Priest album. The most successful track on the album, “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin” was a last minute addition that pushed the album over the top.

What are your favorite Top 5 albums from the 80’s? Let me know in the comments below!