ROOTS of SPEED METAL | on SiriusXM
Week of February 19, 2022
Sat 2/19, 6PM ET
Sun 2/20, 1PM ET
Mon 2/21, 9AM ET
Tues 2/22 4PM ET
Thurs 2/24, 9PM ET
If speed is not thrash metal, not fast heavy metal, not dirty power metal, than what is it??? Join us for a hectic fast-paced metal history session this week with Agent Steel, Armory, Enforcer, Gamma Ray, Judas Priest, Evil Invaders, Helstar, Speedtrap, Cranium, Vulture, Accept, and more!
How did speed metal rise from the glory of classic heavy metal? Read SOUND OF THE BEAST: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal, by Ian Christe and get the answer in a hurry..
AGENT STEEL – “Mad Locust Rising” from MAD LOCUST RISING
DIO – “I Speed at Night” from THE LAST IN LINE
ACCEPT – “Fast as a Shark” from LIVE IN OSAKA 1985
ZNOWHITE – “Do or Die” from ALL HAIL TO THEE
JUDAS PRIEST – “Pain Killer” from PAIN KILLER
ENFORCER – “Mesmerized by Fire” from DEATH BY FIRE
ARMORY – “S.M.I.” from SPEED METAL ISLAND
DRAGONLAND – “World’s End” from THE BATTLE OF THE IVORY PLAINS
VULTURE – “Triumph of the Guillotine” from THE GUILLOTINE
CRANIUM – “Speed Metal Sentence” from SPEED METAL SENTENCE
SPEEDTRAP – “Powerdose” from POWERDOSE
HELSTAR – “Across the Raging Seas” from CLAD IN BLACK
GAMMA RAY – “Lust for Life” from 30 YEARS LIVE ANNIVERSARY
EVIL INVADERS – “Driving Fast” from EVIL INVADERS EP
Roots is Sound of the Beast author Ian Christe’s heavy metal history show on Sirius XM Liquid Metal channel 40. Since June 2004, each weekly show has examined another subgenre, band, movement, country, or theme. The show is available on-demand online from SiriusXM.com.