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Thrash Metal Titans Conquer the Legendary Whisky a Go Go Stage!

Thrash Metal Titans Conquer the Legendary Whisky a Go Go Stage!

MOVIE REVIEW
Kings Of Thrash - Best Of The West: Live At The Whisky A Go Go (CD/DVD)


Genre: Music, Live
Year Released: 2023
Runtime: 90m
Where To Watch: available for preorder, releases March 24, 2023, from www.mvdshop.com


RAVING REVIEW: Embark on a pulse-pounding odyssey down memory lane with KINGS OF THRASH - BEST OF THE WEST: LIVE AT THE WHISKY A GO GO, as it transports you to the 1980s' golden age. This invigorating concert rekindles the spirit of thrash metal through a live DVD performance and double CD set, consolidating an era's most treasured memories into a great single release.


The legendary Whisky A Go Go provides the ideal setting for a meaningful gathering of Megadeth veterans, such as David Ellefson, Jeff Young, Fred Leong, and Chaz Aching. Megadeth's own Chris Poland enriches the lineup, resulting in a formidable assembly responsible for crafting metal masterpieces.

This highlights the prowess of these seminal musicians who forever altered the trajectory of metal music. Their much-anticipated reunion at the esteemed Whisky A Go Go stage promises an unrivaled experience for the most ardent of fans. The all-inclusive multimedia offering immerses listeners in the hallowed memories of thrash metal's genesis—an indispensable treasure for true connoisseurs.

As a tribute to the zenith of metal, KINGS OF THRASH - BEST OF THE WEST: LIVE AT THE WHISKY A GO GO embodies the ingenuity of the trailblazing musicians who sculpted the genre. The event pays homage to the pioneering thrash milestones establishing the genre's unique style. The recorded performances, immortalized at the renowned Whisky A Go Go, featuring a reunion of iconic Megadeth-era musicians. Their collective talent continues to reverberate with metal enthusiasts worldwide. The comprehensive package, including two CDs and one DVD, represents the ultimate collector's piece for genuine metal admirers.

This meticulously curated set honors the extraordinary artistry, skill, and enthusiasm of the musicians responsible for these timeless classics. It communicates with music lovers by providing an immersive and enthralling experience that transcends the boundaries of musical genres.

KINGS OF THRASH - BEST OF THE WEST: LIVE AT THE WHISKY A GO GO delves into the early days of thrash metal, exploring the genre's roots and influences. The event showcases the evolution of the musical style from its inception to the present day, offering a unique perspective on the history of this dynamic and aggressive art form. The DVD and CD package captures the raw energy and passion these talented musicians poured into their performances, creating a truly authentic representation of the music experience.

Through the electrifying stage presence and exceptional musicianship on display, KINGS OF THRASH - BEST OF THE WEST: LIVE AT THE WHISKY A GO GO demonstrates the enduring appeal of thrash metal, resonating with a new generation of fans while rekindling the nostalgia of its heyday for long-time enthusiasts.

In summary, KINGS OF THRASH - BEST OF THE WEST: LIVE AT THE WHISKY A GO GO stands as a fitting tribute to thrash metal innovators, providing a mesmerizing experience for music lovers from all walks of life. Featuring captivating performances and a meticulously curated selection of tracks, this multimedia set is an indispensable addition to the collection of anyone passionate about the history, development, and legacy of metal.

Track Listing
DISC 1: CD

1. Last Rites
2. Rattlehead
3. The Skull Beneath The Skin
4. Good Mourning / Devil's Island
5. Wake Up Dead
6. 502
7. In My Darkest Hour

DISC 2: CD
1. Orange Light
2. Into The Lungs Of Hell
3. Set The World Afire
4. Killing Is My Business…And Business Is Good
5. Chosen Ones
6. Liar
7. Hook In Mouth
8. Mechanix
9. These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
10. Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying?

DISC 3: DVD
1. Last Rites
2. Rattlehead
3. The Skull Beneath The Skin
4. Good Mourning / Devil’s Island
5. Wake Up Dead
6. 502
7. In My Darkest Hour
8. Orange Light
9. Into The Lungs Of Hell
10. Set The World Afire
11. Killing Is My Business…And Business Is Good
12. Chosen Ones
13. Liar
14. Hook In Mouth
15. Mechanix
16. These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
17. Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying?

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