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hard birthdays
Joe Walsh (THE JAMES GANG, EAGLES) - November 20, 1947
Gary Pihl (SAMMY HAGAR) - November 21, 1950
Rod Price (FOGHAT) - November 22, 1947 RIP
Daryl Gray (HELIX) - November 22, 1958
Mick Cripps (L.A. GUNS, FASTER PUSSYCAT) - November 22, 1960
Jim Matheos (FATES WARNING, OSI) - November 22, 1962
Dennis Ward (UNISONIC, PINK CREAM 69) - November 22, 1967
Rowan Robertson (DIO, DC4, BANG TANGO) - November 22, 1971
Corey Beaulieu (TRIVIUM) - November 22, 1983
Frank Marino (MAHOGANY RUSH) - November 23, 1954
Chris Adler (LAMB OF GOD) - November 23, 1972
Christopher Amott (ARCH ENEMY, ARMAGEDDON) - November 23, 1977
Bev Bevan (BLACK SABBATH, ELO, THE MOVE) - November 24, 1944
Tony Bourge (BUDGIE) - November 24, 1948
Rob "Blasko" Nicholson (OZZY OSBOURNE, ROB ZOMBIE) - November 24, 1969
Steve Rothery (MARILLION) - November 25, 1959
Mark Duane Morton (LAMB OF GOD) - November 25, 1972
Kasey Smith (DANGER DANGER) - November 26, 1960
Jeffrey Hirshberg (SPEEDEALER) - November 26, 1969

this day in hard history
November 20, 1973: ALICE COOPER releases Muscle Of Love.
November 20, 1979: IRON MAIDEN sign to EMI.
November 20, 1982: WHITESNAKE release Saints & Sinners.
November 20, 1990: CINDERELLA release Heartbreak Station.
November 20, 2000: GZR's Plastic Planet CD is re-issued by Castle.
November 20, 2001: AEROSMITH release a new 2CD collection, Young Lust: The Aerosmith Anthology, through Universal.
November 20, 2007: SEBASTIAN BACH releases Angel Down.
November 20, 2012: MELDRUM release Lifer and SACRED REICH release Live At Wacken.

November 21, 1975: the first gathering of the KISS Army.
November 21, 1980: IRON MAIDEN begin a mini UK tour to introduce new member Adrian Smith.
November 21, 1981: LOUDNESS release The Birthday Eve.
November 21, 1983: LOUDNESS release Live-Loud-Alive: Loudness In Tokyo.
November 21, 1996: ANVIL release Plugged In Permanent.
November 21, 2012: FLOTSAM & JETSAM release Ugly Noise.

November 22, 1980: MOTORHEAD release Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers (EP) .
November 22, 1986: IRON MAIDEN's 'Stranger In A Strange Land' single is released.
November 22, 1997: INXS singer Michael Hutchence is found dead after hanging himself in an Australian hotel.
November 22, 1999: SONATA ARCTICA release Ecliptica.
November 22, 2006: SENTENCED release Buried Alive.
November 22, 2013: ARTILLERY release Legions.

November 23, 1981: AC/DC release For Those About to Rock We Salute You.
November 23, 1993: GUNS N' ROSES release The Spaghetti Incident and METALLICA release Live Shit: Binge & Purge.
November 23, 1998: METALLICA release Garage Inc..
November 23, 1999: GUNS N' ROSES release Live ERA '87-'93, LED ZEPPELIN release Early Days - The Best Of Led Zeppelin Volume 1, YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN releases Alchemy, METALLICA release S&M, and MOTLEY CRUE release Live: Entertainment Or Death.
November 23, 2000: STRATOVARIUS recieve a gold record (20,000 units) for Infinite in Finland - Nuclear Blast's first in that country.
November 23, 2008: GUNS N' ROSES release Chinese Democracy.
November 23, 2009: METALLICA release Francais Pour Une Nuit (live DVD).
November 23, 2010: YNGWIE MALMSTEEN releases Relentless.
November 23, 2012: DESTRUCTION release Spiritual Genocide and VICIOUS RUMORS release Live You To Death.

November 24, 1968: CREAM performed their farwell concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England.
November 24, 1979: IRON MAIDEN release The Soundhouse Tapes on their own label, Rock Hard Records.
November 24, 1991: RIP Eric Carr of KISS (born Paul Charles Caravello).
November 24, 1998: EMI unleashes the Ultimate IRON MAIDEN Box Set, featuring all 12 of the band's albums.
November 24, 2009: SCORPIONS release Amazonia - Live In The Jungle.

November 25, 1966: THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE make their London debut at the Bag O' Nails club.
November 25, 1997: PSYCHO MOTEL, featuring former IRON MAIDEN axeman Adrian Smith, release Welcome To The World, VENOM releases the comeback album Cast In Stone, featuring the original lineup of Abbadon, Cronos and Mantas; WHITESNAKE releases the unplugged Starkers In Tokyo.
November 25, 2007: RIP Kevin Mark DuBrow of QUIET RIOT.

November 26, 2010: METALLICA release Live At Grimey's.
November 26, 2013: BLACK SABBATH release Live...Gathered In Their Masses.

Legendary Buffalo performers and members of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, Billy Sheehan (Talas, Mr. Big, Winery Dogs), Bobby Lebel (The Road, The Headers, Bobby Lebel Orchestra) and Jessie Galante (Actor, Fire) are hosting the third annual MOB MUSICIANS OF BUFFALO CHRISTMAS PARTY on December 8th at The Tralf Music Hall in Buffalo, NY. Guests include: Talas v2, Carina and the Six String Preacher, Phil Sims 19 Piece MOB jazz orchestra, Bobby Lebel Orchestra, Mick Hayes, RIshon Odel Northington and more. And of course Santa Claus. All proceeds to benefit the Sportsmens Americana Foundation - an organization that supports Buffalo's music and education programs.

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