ROOTS OF THE NEW WAVE OF TRADITIONAL HEAVY METAL
Week of June 8, 2019
Sat 6/8, 6PM ET
Sun 6/9, 1PM ET
Mon 6/10, 9AM ET
Tues 6/11, 4PM ET
Thurs 6/13, 9PM ET
This week’s metal history lesson flashes on some leading lights of the current onslaught of traditional heavy metal bands. Greet the return of inspiring clean vocals, galloping rhythms, and twin guitar ecstasy as delivered with conviction by Sorcerer, High Spirits, Night Demon, Visigoth, Eternal Champion, Argus, Metalian, A Sound of Thunder, Witchtower, and more. Know your Roots!
Renew your roots in traditional heavy metal with SOUND OF THE BEAST: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal and other slabs of heavy reading from BAZILLION POINTS.
NIGHT DEMON – Hallowed Ground” from DARKNESS REMAINS
A SOUND OF THUNDER – “A Sound of Thunder” from OUT OF THE DARKNESS
HIGH SPIRITS – “Full Power” from ANOTHER NIGHT
PORTRAIT – “Burn the World” from BURN THE WORLD
ETERNAL CHAMPION – “The Last King Of Pictdom” from THE ARMOR OF IRE
SUMERLANDS – “The Seventh Seal” from SUMERLANDS
METALIAN – “Midnight Rider” from MIDNIGHT RIDER
VISIGOTH – “Outlive Them All” from CONQUEROR’S OATH
AIR RAID – “Hold The Flame” from ACROSS THE LINE
ARGUS – “You Are The Curse” from FROM FIELDS OF FIRE
WITCHTOWER – “Better Run” from HAMMER OF WITCHES
SORCERER – “Sirens” from THE CROWNING OF THE FIRE KING
NIGHT – “Fire Across The Sky” from RAFT OF THE WORLD
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.