Lesson 5

Professors Boz and Casey jump back in time for a discussion of Metal in the year 1980.  Also touching on 1981 and 1982. 

Discussed:

  • Assertion that there was “No metal this year”, “Metal” vs. “Heavy Metal” terms
  • Judas Priest British Steel
  • Diamondhead Lightning to the Nations
  • AC/DC For Those About to Rock
  • Queen Flash Gordon Soundtrack
  • Bands: Exodus (Kirk Hammett), Manowar, Anthrax, (Glam-rock-era) Pantera, Beowulf, Dark Angel, Faith No More, Loudness, Metallica, Motley Crue, Queensryche, Slayer, Steeler,  Dio Mob Rules, Blue Oyster Cult, Girlschool, Motorhead, Flash Gordon Soundtrack by Queen, Armoured Saint, Corrosion of Conformity, Napalm Death, Warriors, WASP, Suicidal Tendencies, Black Sabbath, Gary Moore, Iron Maiden, Venom, Judas Priest, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, Merciful Fate.