Roots of 1985: Thrash Metal’s Arrival | 50 Years of Metal on SiriusXM
Week of February 20, 2021
Sat 2/20, 6PM ET
Sun 2/21, 1PM ET
Mon 2/22, 9AM ET
Tues 2/23, 4PM ET
Thurs 2/25, 9PM ET
Strap on your bullet belts and lace up your combat boots for deep dive into 1985, the crucial year that thrash metal completely took over the metal scene. Breakneck riffing runs amok during frantic high-velocity assaults by Megadeth, Overkill, Slayer, Destruction, Kreator, Celtic Frost, Razor, Hirax, Artillery, Agent Steel, Possessed, and Anthrax. Full speed ahead—know your Roots!
Follow the birth and rise of Bay Area thrash metal in MURDER IN THE FRONT ROW: Shots From the Bay Area Thrash Metal Epicenter, by Harald Oimoen & Brian Lew.
OVERKILL – “Rotten to the Core” from FEEL THE FIRE
MEGADETH – “The Skull Beneath the Skin” from KILLING IS MY BUSINESS, AND BUSINESS IS GOOD
CELTIC FROST – “The Usurper” from TO MEGA THERION
EXODUS – “No Love” from BONDED BY BLOOD
PILEDRIVER – “Sex With Satan” from METAL INQUISITION
POSSESSED – “Pentagram” from SEVEN CHURCHES
SLAYER – “At Dawn They Sleep” from HELL AWAITS
ANTHRAX – “Lone Justice” from SPREADING THE DISEASE
S.O.D. – “Freddy Kreuger” from SPEAK ENGLISH OR DIE
HIRAX – “Blitzkrieg Air Attack” from RAGING VIOLENCE
KREATOR – “Endless Pain” from ENDLESS PAIN
DESTRUCTION – “Antichrist” from INFERNAL OVERKILL
ARTILLERY – “Fear of Tomorrow” from FEAR OF TOMORROW
AGENT STEEL – “Mad Locust Rising” from MAD LOCUST RISING
RAZOR – “Evil Invaders” from EVIL INVADERS
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
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Published at Mon, 01 Mar 2021 15:53:37 +0000
ROOTS OF DEATH/THRASH METAL | on SiriusXM LM40
Week of February 27, 2021
Sat 2/27, 6PM ET
Sun 2/28, 1PM ET
Mon 3/1, 9AM ET
Tues 3/2, 4PM ET
Thurs 3/4, 9PM ET
Explore the forbidden zone between thrash and death metal this week as host Ian Christe plunges into the tornado of death/thrash. Hectic thrash and dark, brutal death collide in tracks by Sadus, Slaughter (CA), Massacra, Demolition Hammer, early Sepultura, Hellwitch, Solstice, Pestilence, Carcinogen and others. Join us and feel no remorse as we thrash towards death!
Check out how thrash metal turned south of heaven towards death metal in the pages of SOUND OF THE BEAST: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal, by Ian Christe.
SADUS – “Through the Eyes Of Greed” from A VISION OF MISERY
SLAUGHTER – “Nocturnal Hell” from STRAPPADO
SEPULTURA – “Beneath the Remains” from BENEATH THE REMAINS
MASSACRA – “Enjoy The Violence” from ENJOY THE VIOLENCE
DEMOLITION HAMMER – “44 Caliber Brain Surgery” from TORTURED EXISTENCE
AGRESSOR – “Elemental Decay” from NEVERENDING DESTINY
EPIDEMIC – “Circle Of Fools” from DECAMERON
SOLSTICE – “Cleansed of Impurity” from SOLSTICE
MUTANT SUPREMACY – “Rotting Season” from REINCARNATE
HELLWITCH – “Opiatic Luminance” from OMNIPOTENT CONVOCATION
PENTAGRAM CHILE – “La Fiura” from THE MALEFICE
SLAUGHTERER – “Killer Instinct” from POSSESSING VIOLENCE
PESTILENCE – “Non Physical Existent” from HADEON
CARCINOGEN – “Repossessed” from EXCORATORY SURGERY
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.
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Published at Mon, 01 Mar 2021 15:53:38 +0000
Programmed Dichotomy on April 9th
Brisbane based Thrash Metal brothers, Wartooth, will release their latest single Sabotage on Friday April 9th. The single is currently available on all major digital platforms such as Spotify and iTunes. The music video will be premiered on the band’s YouTube channel.
Wartooth are a high-energy Aussie Thrash Attack with a message! Two brothers of metal headbanging through Mental Health and thrashing the Warpath of life. Their debut album, Programmed Dichotomy, was released in April 2020 and received airplay both nationally and abroad. Wartooth have released several singles from this album with accompanying music videos, including most recently Wired to Die featuring the Wartooth fans (aka Warheads) on the instruments to show a sense of community and solidarity during COVID-19’s social isolation!
Sabotage is the latest single from Programmed Dichotomy, the debut album that has been widely regarded as 2020’s thrash metal masterpiece! Now, for the first time, the album is set to be released on vinyl on April 9th! To celebrate, Wartooth will be releasing a music video which captures the energy and concept of the politically and psychologically charged track.
Andy Knappstein – Guitars & Vocals
Wally Knappstein – Drums & Backing Vocals
Since the beginning, the Knappstein Brothers that are Wartooth have been ferociously crafting a unique melodic, yet fierce style of thrash metal. Taking influences from old school bands such as the Big 4, Overkill, Testament and Exodus, and combining this with contemporary socially conscious lyrics and a passion for improving fellow metalheads’ mental health, Wartooth are a perfect blend of intense moshpits, melting faces and a purposeful mission!
JOIN THE WARHEAD ARMY: This is the best way to get EARLY ACCESS to everything we do!
- FIRST ACCESS to new songs and merch items
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1. Wired to Die
3. Kingdom of Fear
5. Benevolent Destroyer
8. As Darkness Comes
Pre-Order the Vinyl here: https://shop.wartoothmetal.com/vinyl
Published at Thu, 04 Mar 2021 07:40:04 +0000
Mustaine Collection – The Albany Herald
Gibson guitars set to release thrash metal legend Dave Mustaine Collection The Albany Herald
Published at Sat, 06 Mar 2021 16:05:26 +0000
Rising power metal force Adamantis has issued the official video for “Voron (The Ravensong)”, a track from the band’s Far Flung Realm debut album. The clip was directed by Yelena Kamenetskaya and Evgeny Gromovoy. Cruz Del Sur Music will re-release Far Flung Realm on a limited edition Compact Disc…
Published at Mon, 08 Mar 2021 03:11:11 +0000