Classic JUDAS PRIEST, IRON MAIDEN, MOTÖRHEAD, SLAYER Tracks Featured On 'Heavy Metal Box'

According to, Rhino Records has set an October 2 release date for "Heavy Metal Box". The four-disc, 70-song set boasts classic tracks from IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST, MOTÖRHEAD 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. True to its name, the project will be literally packaged in a metal box resembling a Marshall guitar amp.

The liner notes will include extensive photos, track commentary, interviews with Ronnie James Dio and Lita Ford and an essay by METALLICA's Lars Ulrich on the New Wave of Brish Heavy Metal (NWOBHM).

"Heavy Metal Box" track listing:

Disc 1:

01. IRON BUTTERFLY - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
02. BLUE CHEER - Summertime Blues
03. URIAH HEEP - Easy Livin
04. DEEP PURPLE - Highway Star
05. ALICE COOPER - Billion Dollar Babies
06. HAWKWIND - Lost Johnny
07. MONTROSE - Bad Motor Scooter
08. RUSH - Working Man
09. RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW - Man on the Silver Mountain
10. KISS - Detroit Rock City
11. JUDAS PRIEST - The Ripper
12. TED NUGENT - Cat Scratch Fever
13. UFO - Lights Out
14. BLUE ÖYSTER CULT - Godzilla
15. GIRLSCHOOL - Demolition Boys
16. ANGEL WITCH - White Witch
17. IRON MAIDEN - The Phantom of the Opera
18. BLACK SABBATH - Neon Knights

Disc 2:

01. MOTÖRHEAD - Ace of Spades
02. DIAMOND HEAD - Am I Evil?
03. ROSE TATTOO - Nice Boys
04. MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP - Attack of the Mad Axeman
05. SAXON - Denim and Leather
06. BLITZKRIEG - Blitzkrieg
07. TYGERS OF PAN TANG - Gangland
08. VENOM - Witching Hour
09. JUDAS PRIEST - You've Got Another Thing Comin'
10. IRON MAIDEN - The Number of the Beast
11. RAVEN - Star War
12. FASTWAY - Say What You Will
13. MERCYFUL FATE - Black Funeral
14. W.A.S.P. - Animal (F**k Like A Beast)
15. Y&T - Mean Streak
16. DIO - Holy Diver
17. QUEENSRŸCHE - Queen of the Reich
18. METALLICA - Whiplash

Disc 3:

01. SCORPIONS - Rock You Like a Hurricane
02. QUIET RIOT - Metal Health
03. DOKKEN - Into the Fire
04. ACCEPT - Balls to the Wall
05. RATT - Round and Round
06. TWISTED SISTER - I Wanna Rock
07. HANOI ROCKS - The Boulevard of Broken Dreams
08. SPINAL TAP - Big Bottom
09. KROKUS - Midnite Maniac
10. YNGWIE J. MALMSTEEN'S RISING FORCE - I'll See the Light Tonight
11. LOUDNESS - Crazy Nights
12. CINDERELLA - Shake Me
13. METAL CHURCH - Watch the Children Pray
14. STRYPER - To Hell with The Devil
15. HELLOWEEN - A Little Time
16. OVERKILL - Wrecking Crew
17. ANTHRAX - Caught in a Mosh
18. MEGADETH - Peace Sells

Disc 4:

01. WHITESNAKE - Still of the Night
02. GREAT WHITE - Rock Me
03. POISON - Talk Dirty to Me
04. FASTER PUSSYCAT - Bathroom Wall
05. SAVATAGE - Hall of the Mountain King
06. LITA FORD - Kiss Me Deadly
07. MANOWAR - Hail and Kill
08. TESTAMENT - Trial by Fire
09. KING DIAMOND - Welcome Home
10. SLAYER - South of Heaven
12. LIVING COLOUR - Cult of Personality
13. SKID ROW - Youth Gone Wild
14. PANTERA - Cowboys from Hell
15. PRONG - Beg to Differ
16. SEPULTURA - Dead Embryonic Cells


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