Metal Massacre

Metal Blade Records’ Brian Slagel Talks About Putting Metallica on First ‘Metal Massacre’ Album
Metal Blade Records’ Brian Slagel Talks About Putting Metallica on First ‘Metal Massacre’ Album
In an exclusive interview with Brian Slagel, founder of Metal Blade Records, our friends at Loudwire took a moment to chat about Metallica. If you didn't know, Slagel gave Metallica their first official release by including 'Hit the Lights' on his label's first compilation, 'Metal Massacre...
Metallica 'Massacre'
Metallica 'Massacre'
On June 14, 1982, Metal Blade Records, a brand new record label founded by Brian Slagel, released its first compilation known simply as 'Metal Massacre.' Featured on the first pressing of this compilation were bands like Steeler, Ratt, Malice and a little known, unsigned metal band called Metallica...