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July 26, 2007

Heavy metal fans will be banging their heads in delight this fall with the release of Rhinos’s “Heavy Metal Box,” due Oct. 2. The four-disc, 70-song set boasts classic tracks from Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Motorhead and Slayer, among dozens of others.

Arranged chronologically from 1968 to 1991, the compilation also boasts hits from bands like Deep Purple, Metallica, Black Sabbath, Iron Butterfly, Pantera, Alice Cooper, Venom, Testament, Rush and Megadeth; the project will be packaged in a box resembling a Marshall guitar amp.

The liner notes will include extensive photos, track commentary and interviews with Ronnie James Dio and Lita Ford.

Rhino's Heavy Metal Box

Here is the track list for “The Heavy Metal Box”:

Disc 1:
“In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida,” Iron Butterfly
“Summertime Blues,” Blue Cheer
“Easy Livin,” Uriah Heep
“Highway Star,” Deep Purple
“Billion Dollar Babies,” Alice Cooper
“Lost Johnny,” Hawkwind
“Bad Motor Scooter,” Montrose
“Working Man,” Rush
“Man on the Silver Mountain,” Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow
“Detroit Rock City,” Kiss
“The Ripper,” Judas Priest
“Cat Scratch Fever,” Ted Nugent
“Lights Out,” UFO
“Godzilla,” Blue Oyster Cult
“Demolition Boys,” Girlschool
“White Witch,” Angel Witch
“The Phantom of the Opera,” Iron Maiden
“Neon Knights,” Black Sabbath

Disc 2:
“Ace of Spades,” Motorhead
“Am I Evil?,” Diamond Head
“Nice Boys,” Rose Tattoo
“Attack of the Mad Axeman,” Michael Schenker Group
“Denim and Leather,” Saxon
“Blitzkrieg,” Blitzkrieg
“Gangland,” Tygers Of Pan Tang
“Witching Hour,” Venom
“You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’,” Judas Priest
“The Number of the Beast,” Iron Maiden
“Star War,” Raven
“Say What You Will,” Fastway
“Black Funeral,” Mercyful Fate
“Animal (F**k Like A Beast),” W.A.S.P.
“Mean Streak,” Y&T
“Holy Diver,” Dio
“Queen of the Reich,” Queensryche
“Whiplash,” Metallica

Disc 3:
“Rock You Like a Hurricane,” Scorpions
“Metal Health,” Quiet Riot
“Into the Fire,” Dokken
“Balls to the Wall,” Accept
“Round and Round,” Ratt
“I Wanna Rock,” Twisted Sister
“The Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” Hanoi Rocks
“Big Bottom,” Spinal Tap
“Midnite Maniac,” Krokus
“I’ll See the Light, Tonight,” Yngwie J. Malmsteen’s Rising Force
“Crazy Nights,” Loudness
“Shake Me,” Cinderella
“Watch the Children Pray,” Metal Church
“To Hell with The Devil,” Stryper
“A Little Time,” Helloween
“Wrecking Crew,” Overkill
“Caught in a Mosh,” Anthrax
“Peace Sells,” Megadeth

Disc 4:
“Still of the Night,” Whitesnake
“Rock Me,” Great White
“Talk Dirty to Me,” Poison
“Bathroom Wall,” Faster Pussycat
“Hall of the Mountain King,” Savatage
“Kiss Me Deadly,” Lita Ford
“Hail and Kill,” Manowar
“Trial by Fire,” Testament
“Welcome Home,” King Diamond
“South of Heaven,” Slayer
“One,” Metallica
“Cult of Personality,” Living Colour
“Youth Gone Wild,” Skid Row
“Cowboys from Hell,” Pantera
“Beg to Differ,” Prong
“Dead Embryonic Cells,” Sepultura

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