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Roadrunner Records To Celebrate Their History With Four-Disc Box Set “XXX: Three Decades Of Roadrunner Records”


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Roadrunner Records will encapsulate their thirty year plus history as a label with a four-CD boxed set titled “XXX: Three Decades Of Roadrunner Records“. The set will see a release on October 01st and will be packaged in a deluxe fold-out paneled box (see below). Decibel magazine writer Chris Dick penned the liner notes; which traces the labels history and features quotes from former staff (including founder Cees Wessels and ex-senior VP of A&R Monte Conner) and artists such as King Diamond; Soulfly‘s Max Cavalera; Slipknot‘s Joey Jordison; Opeth‘s Mikael Åkerfeldt; Trivium‘s Matt Heafy and more.

The first three discs of the 54-track collection will focus on a certain time period of the label. The fourth will showcase the labels ‘hard rock’ signings over the years with the track listings to run as follows:

Disc 1 (“Foundations“):
01 – Mercyful Fate – “Evil
02 – Whiplash – “Power Thrashing Death
03 – King Diamond – “Abigail
04 – Carnivore – “Carnivore
05 – Obituary – “Slowly We Rot
06 – Annihilator – “Alison Hell
07 – Deicide – “Sacrificial Suicide
08 – Suffocation – “Infecting The Crypts
09 – Biohazard – “Punishment
10 – Type O Negative – “Christian Woman
11 – Brujeria – “Matando Güeros
12 – Cynic – “Veil of Maya
13 – Life of Agony – “Through and Through
14 – Treponem Pal – “Excess and Overdrive

Disc 2 (“Horns Up“):
01 – Nailbomb – “Wasting Away
02 – Machine Head – “Imperium
03 – Dog Eat Dog – “No Fronts” (Jam Master Jay’s Main Edit)”
04 – Death – “Crystal Mountain
05 – Sepultura – “Roots Bloody Roots
06 – Coal Chamber – “Loco
07 – Soulfly – “Eye For an Ey“”
08 – Fear Factory – “Shock
09 – Slipknot – “Spit It Out
10 – Spineshank – “New Disease
11 – Chimaira – “Pure Hatred
12 – 36 Crazyfists – “Bloodwork
13 – Ill Niño – “What Comes Around

Disc 3 (“And Metal For All“):
01 – Killswitch Engage – “My Last Serenade
02 – Trivium – “Pull Harder on the Strings of Your Martyr
03 – DevilDriver – “I Could Care Less
04 – Cradle of Filth – “Nymphetamine Fix
05 – Hatebreed – “Destroy Everything
06 – Cavalera Conspiracy – “Inflikted
08 – Roadrunner United – “The Dagger
09 – Porcupine Tree – “Fear of a Blank Planet
10 – Dream Theater – “On the Backs of Angels
11 – Opeth – “Heir Apparent
12 – Megadeth – “Head Crusher
13 – Down – “Witchtripper
14 – Heaven & Hell – “Bible Black
15 – Gojira – “L’enfant Sauvage

Disc 4 (“Rock For The Ages“):
01 – Nickelback – “Side of a Bullet
02 – Jerry Cantrell – “Anger Rising
03 – Stone Sour – “30/30-150
04 – Karma to Burn – “Ma Petite Mort
05 – Glassjaw – “Pretty Lush
06 – The Dresden Dolls – “Girl Anachronism
07 – Airbourne – “No One Fits Me (Better Than You)
08 – Murderdolls – “Dead in Hollywood
09 – Theory of a Deadman – “Bad Girlfriend
10 – Black Stone Cherry – “Lonely Train
11 – Korn – “Get Up!” (feat. Skrillex)
12 – Rush – “Headlong Flight
13 – Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Still Unbroken

XXX: Three Decades Of Roadrunner Records

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