Monday, August 19, 2013
Rush's Headlong Flight to be included on upcoming Roadrunner Records box set
Roadrunner Records will celebrate its 30-plus year legacy as one of the most highly regarded record labels in heavy metal and hard rock music history by releasing a 4-CD box set titled XXX: Three Decades of Roadrunner Records on October 1st. One of the tracks included on the set is Rush's Headlong Flight off of last year's Clockwork Angels album. From the press release (thanks Kelly M):
... The set, due for release on October 1, includes 54 tracks spread across four discs, packaged in a deluxe fold-out paneled box, at a retail price of $39.98. Decibel contributor Chris Dick has written the liner notes, which trace Roadrunner's entire history and include quotes from founder Cees Wessels; legendary A&R guru Monte Conner; and artists such as King Diamond, Sepultura/Soulfly/Cavalera Conspiracy mastermind Max Cavalera, Trivium frontman Matt Heafy, Opeth leader Mikael Åkerfeldt, Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison, and more. ... The final disc, "Rock For The Ages," focuses on Roadrunner's hard rock contingent with tracks from mainstays such as Rush, Nickelback, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Theory Of A Deadman, Airbourne, Black Stone Cherry, and Korn featuring Skrillex, among others. ...