Roots of Early 1980s Proto-Thrash Metal | on Sirius XM
Week of April 20, 2019
Sat 4/20, 6PM ET
Sun 4/21, 1PM ET
Mon 4/22, 9AM ET
Tues 4/23, 4PM ET
Thurs 4/25, 9PM ET
Join host Ian Christe (“Sound of the Beast”/Bazillion Points) for a molten metal outburst of early 1980s tracks that took metal to the brink moments before the birth of thrash metal. Tracks by Riot, Accept, Acid, Venom, Exciter, the Rods, Mercyful Fate, Jag Panzer, Satan, Raven, Anvil, Savatage, Manowar and more. Know your Roots!
Hail the origins of metal with the massive SOUND OF THE BEAST: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal, by Ian Christe.
RIOT – “Fire Down Under” from FIRE DOWN UNDER
ACCEPT – “Fast as a Shark” from RESTLESS & WILD
ACID – “Max Overload” from MANIAC
VENOM – “Leave Me In Hell” from BLACK METAL
THE RODS – Hurricane” from IN THE RAW
EXCITER – “Rising of the Dead” from HEAVY METAL MANIAC
MERCYFUL FATE – “Evil” from MELISSA
SATAN – “Blades of Steel” from COURT IN THE ACT
JAG PANZER – “Licensed to Kill” from AMPLE DESTRUCTION
LOUDNESS – “Esper” from DISILLUSION
RAVEN – “Hung Drawn & Quartered” from ALL FOR ONE
ANVIL- “666” from METAL ON METAL
SAVATAGE – “Rage” from SIRENS
MANOWAR – “Kill With Power” from HAIL TO ENGLAND
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.