It’s VH1’s National Day of Metal and it just does not get any more metal then the band that created the genre.

Today on 11/11/11 at 11:11 Pacific Time, the forefathers of Heavy Metal held a press conference at the Whiskey in LA to announce that they are putting the band back together for a world tour and new album to be produced by Rick Rubin (Metallica, Slayer, Beastie Boys, Run DMC, Johnny Cash).