BLOODY ROOTS OF CLASSIC NORWEGIAN BLACK METAL
Week of August 18, 2018
Sat 8/18, 6PM ET
Sun 8/19, 1PM ET
Mon 8/20, 9AM ET
Tues 8/21, 4PM ET
Thurs 8/23, 9PM ET
Host Ian Christe (“Sound of the Beast”, Bazillion Points Books) freezes this summer with a shower of cold early black metal releases from Norway, including blistering assaults by Mayhem, Darkthrone, Emperor, Thorns, Burzum, Satyricon, Immortal, and more. Know your Roots!
Hail the origins of Norwegian black metal in detail with the massive, 750-page METALION: The Slayer Mag Diaries, by Jon “Metalion” Kristiansen, the “godfather” of Norway’s black metal explosion.
THORNS – “Interface To God” from THORNS
MAYHEM – “Funeral Fog” from LIFE ETERNAL
DARKTHRONE – “Transilvanian Hunger” from TRANSILVANIAN HUNGER
BURZUM – “Jesu Død” from FILOSOFEM
SATYRICON – “Forhekset” from NEMESIS DIVINA
EMPEROR – “Cosmic Keys To My Creations & Times” from IN THE NIGHTSIDE ECLIPSE
ULVER – “I Troldskog Faren Vild” from BERGTATT
IMMORTAL – “Throned By Blackstorms” from BATTLES IN THE NORTH
Enslaved – “Slaget I Skogen Bortenfor” from EMPEROR SPLIT
Roots is Sound of the Beast author and Bazillion Points publisher Ian Christe’s heavy metal history show on Sirius XM Liquid Metal channel 40. Launched in June 2004, each weekly show has examined another subgenre, band, movement, country, or theme in metal, punk, and heavy rock. Past episodes are available on-demand online from SiriusXM.com.