ROOTS OF 1982 – The Golden Year of Classic Heavy Metal || on SiriusXM Liquid Metal
Week of April 9, 2022
Sat 4/9, 6PM ET
Sun 4/10, 1PM ET
Mon 4/11, 9AM ET
Tues 4/12, 4PM ET
Thurs 4/14, 9PM ET
This week we fire engines back 40 years to the sacred year 1982, when Iron Maiden and Judas Priest crowned the new heavy metal invasion by releasing gold and platinum records and successfully touring America. Join us for a lesson in essential classic heavy metal as delivered by Saxon, Motörhead, Dio-era Black Sabbath, and Manowar, and get a glimpse of the thrash and black metal futures through 1982 releases by Anvil and Venom. Raise your fists, and know your Roots!
Follow heavy metal’s journey page by page in ? SOUND OF THE BEAST: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal, by Ian Christe.
IRON MAIDEN – “Invaders” from NUMBER OF THE BEAST
JUDAS PRIEST – “Screaming for Vengeance” from SCREAMING FOR VENGEANCE
SCORPIONS – “Dynamite” from BLACKOUT
MOTORHEAD – “Go to Hell” from IRON FIST
SAXON – “20,000 Ft” from THE EAGLE HAS LANDED
BLACK SABBATH – “Children of the Sea” from LIVE EVIL
TWISTED SISTER – “Under the Blade” from UNDER THE BLADE
ACCEPT – “Demon’s Night” from RESTLESS AND WILD
MANOWAR – “Dark Avenger” from BATTLE HYMNS
THE MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP – “Desert Song” from ASSAULT ATTACK
ANVIL – “666” from METAL ON METAL
VENOM – “Countess Bathory” from BLACK METAL
ROOTS is Sound of the Beast author Ian Christe’s heavy metal history show on Sirius XM Liquid Metal channel 40. Each weekly show examines another style, region, key band, crucial movement, or ear-opening theme. Current shows are also available on-demand via the SiriusXM app.