Are You Morbid?: A Heavy Metal Podcast

3 friends discuss metal with varying degrees of seriousness

Prototype XIII - Teutonic Speed: Rise to Power

September 21st, 2017

Join us on a trip to Germany circa 1984-1988 when the lines between speed metal and power metal were blurring, and black metal was walking right beside it. We present a brief overview of our 3 principal genres around this time, discuss the foundation of Noise Records, it's controversial founder, and the other men behind the scenes who made this music happen. 

Albums Discussed:

Running Wild - Gates to Purgatory
Helloween - Walls of Jericho & Helloween EP
Rage - Reign of Fear/Avenger - Prayers of Steel & Depraved to Black 
Blind Guardian - Battalions of Fear & Lucifer's Heritage Demos
Paradox - Product of Imagination
Warrant - The Enforcer & First Strike EP
Mephisto - Mephisto
Airwolf - Victory Bells
Stormwitch - Walpurgis Night
Iron Angel - Hellish Crossfire
Attack - Danger in the Air
Atlain - Living in the Dark
Sweet Cheater - Immortal Instant
Brainfever - Capture the Night
Stranger - The Bell

Intro Music By Zud

https://zud666.bandcamp.com/

Check The Playlist Here:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL75qT2KaD-zh2Rg2LE0iIU_61IJGuhB6B

Bonus Black Metal Playlist

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL75qT2KaD-zgYIpTqlVQJu4i1Ka0y8ka0 

 

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