ROOTS of San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal | on SiriusXM
Week of June 10, 2023
Sat 6/10, 6PM ET
Sun 6/11, 1PM ET
Mon 6/12, 9AM ET
Tues 6/13, 4PM ET
Thurs 6/15, 9PM ET
We cut through the fog this week with a merciless lesson on San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal. Join Ian Christe for a Bay Area tour featuring the good friendly violent fun of Exodus, Death Angel, Possessed, Legacy, Testament, Blind Illusion, early Metallica, Heathen, Forbidden, VioLence and more. Know your Roots!
See Bay Area thrash metal arise before your eyes in over 400 photos collected in MURDER IN THE FRONT ROW: Shots From the Bay Area Thrash Metal Epicenter, by Harald Oimoen and Brian Lew..
EXODUS – “Bonded by Blood” from BONDED BY BLOOD
METALLICA – “Trapped Under Ice” from RIDE THE LIGHTNING
DEATH ANGEL – “Thrashers” from THE ULTRA-VIOLENCE
LEGACY – “Burnt Offerings” from DEMO 1985
BLIND ILLUSION – “Blood Shower” from THE SANE ASYLUM
POSSESSED – “Death Metal” from SEVEN CHURCHES
TESTAMENT – “Reign of Terror” from TRIAL BY FIRE EP
MORDRED – “Spectacle of Fear” from FOOL’S GAME
HEATHEN – “Pray for Death” from BREAKING THE SILENCE
DEFIANCE – “Last Resort (Welcome to Poverty)” from VOID TERRA FIRMA
VIO-LENCE – “Kill on Command” from ETERNAL NIGHTMARE
FORBIDDEN – “Twisted Into Form” from TWISTED INTO FORM
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.