Wednesday, May 24, 2017
10 metal facts you may not know
Hey guys. Here are 10 metal facts you may not know.
1.) Did you know that Dave Mustaine was in a band before Metallica? Well, he was. Before joining Metallica, Dave was in a band called Panic.
2.) The tattoo of the name Ozzy, that Ozzy Osbourne has on his knuckles, was done in pencil. He did it as a teen when he was serving time for petty theft.
3.) Corey Taylor isn't the original singer of the band Slipknot. He replaced the former singer Anders Colsefini in 1997.
4.) There are secret messages on the cover of "Powerslave" by Iron Maiden. Some of the secrets include Mickey Mouse. and phrases like "bollocks" and "Indiana Jones was here".
5.) Megadeth's song 'Countdown to Extinction' won the Human Society's Genesis award back in 1993, because it helped raise awareness about animal rights.
6.) There is a metal band called Hatebeak, whose lead singer is a grey parrot. This is no joke.
Here's a link to one of their songs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwXKR9EWhXo
7.) Slash (Guns n Roses) tried to audition for the band Poison, but decided not to join when he was asked about wearing makeup.
8.) The U.S military played Metallica's 'Enter Sandman' for hours to aid in the interrogation and torture of prisoners.
9.) Ronnie James Dio is the one that made the iconic devil horns famous.
10.) Black Sabbath wrote their famous song 'Paranoid' in 20 minutes to fill up the remaining 3 minutes they had left on their album.
Well there you go. 10 metal facts you may not know. I might do another one of these, because there are so many metal facts that I would love to share. So look forward to that. I hope you guys enjoyed this.
Thanks for reading. Be forever metal.