Bloody Roots of California Hardcore on Sirius XM

CA HC power by Black Flag, Suicidal Tendencies, Uniform Choice, Battalion of Saints Crucifix, Infest, Spazz, ACxDC, Xibalba, Trash Talk, Nails, and more.


Bloody Roots: Heavy Metal Remembers David Bowie on Sirius XM

Hard rock tracks by early Bowie and his 1980s band Tin Machine are joined by tribute covers from Behemoth, Raven, Danzig, Racer X, Celtic Frost, Melvins, Atrocity, and more.


Tues 1/26, New York: Laina Dawes Talks Women in Metal at the Ray-Ban Hub

An exhibit and guided DJ set focused on the female writers, musicians and artists who write, perform and create in the hardcore and metal communities.

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Bloody Roots Best 2015 Metal Debuts on Sirius XM

Meet the overlords of tomorrow from across metal genres, featuring fresh 2015 tracks by Crypt Sermon, Riwen, Outre Tombe, Abbath, Blurring, Gouge, Myrkur, Khemmis, and others.

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Bloody Roots Gleaming Metal Highlights of 2015 on Sirius XM

Seasoned veterans (Satan, Slayer, Enslaved, Napalm Death) and radical newcomers (Tribulation, Black Breath, Bosse-de-Nage) alike

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WE GOT POWER!: Circle Jerks To Reissue VI, Long Out-of-Print 1987 LP

VI will again finally see light of day on February 5 in both vinyl and CD formats via the Real Gone label.

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Bloody Roots of Deep Purple on Sirius XM

Plus cover tributes honoring Deep Purple by heavyweights including Metallica, Opeth, Deicide, Venom, Soilwork, Metal Church, Dimmu Borgir, and more!

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Bloody Roots Goodbye to Lemmy Kilmister on Sirius XM

On December 28, 2015, the world lost Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead, heavy metal’s field marshall and moral compass for four decades.

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Bloody Roots Year-End 2015 Instro-Metal Show on Sirius XM

For the final new Bloody Roots metal history lesson of 2015, we shut down the vocals and let in the pouring deluge of 2015’s best metal instrumentals.

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A full leather stocking of real holiday heaviness by Halford, King Diamond, Black Breath, Type O Negative, 220 Volt, Tankard, Venom, and many more.

Bloody Roots Wishes You a Verrry Metal Xmas on Sirius XM

A full leather stocking of real holiday heaviness by Halford, King Diamond, Black Breath, Type O Negative, 220 Volt, Tankard, Venom, and many more.

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Sun 12/20, New Jersey: NYHC Author Tony Rettman Signs at the Man Cave

NYHC author Tony Rettman will be signing of his book, alongside authors Mickey Hess (Ol’ Dirty Bastard: The Dirty Version), Jim Sheers (This Is What You Want, This Is What You Get) and Harry Camisa (Inside Out).

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Bloody Roots of Metal Bass Titan Dan Lilker on Sirius XM

Lilker has played in key role in movement after movement, spearheading thrash metal, crossover, grindcore, black metal and more.

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Motörhead

Tracks by Motörhead and Hawkwind, plus blistering tributes by Metallica, Destruction, Sodom, Entombed, Wino, Sepultura, and Mudhoney

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Ten-Times-Ten Reasons to Love HEAVY METAL MOVIES; Number Ten is Positively the Most Horrifying Internet List Ever Written

Number six will make you question your sanity, number three will make you teary-eyed in a surprising way, number five will be ringing in your ears for years…

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Bloody Roots of Desert Rock on Sirius XM

Cosmic flow and heavy flights courtesy of Kyuss, Fu Manchu, Mondo Generator, Unida, Nebula, Vista Chino, Throw Rag, Fatso Jetson

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SWEDISH DEATH METAL: Decibel Premieres New IRON LAMB Video

The always-active SWEDISH DEATH METAL author Daniel Ekeroth has unleashed another crushing rock and roll offering via IRON LAMB, his band featuring past and present members of Repugnant, Bombstrike, Martyrdöd, General Surgery, Dismember, Insision, and maybe even Ghost. This just in from the Decibel magazine blog: Stockholm hard rock quintet Iron Lamb features Swedish Death […]

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Bloody Roots of French Metal on Sirius XM

A thirty-year salute to the dramatic, mind-bending metal of America’s oldest ally

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WE GOT POWER!: Los Angeles Punk Legends Unite for Dez Cadena

A mob of Southern California punk legends will be assembling this weekend over two nights at Cafe Nela in Los Angeles.

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Mon 11/16, Madrid, Spain: Calvin Johnson Talks SUB POP USA at Cuervo Store

Calvin will discuss his contributions to SUB POP USA, and will be happy to answer any questions. Gracias!

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NYHC: Sheer Terror’s Long November Weekend in Germany and Belgium

Come out and see a legendary NYHC band in the flesh, and bask in that special kind of warmth that only Sheer Terror frontman Paul Bearer brings to a room

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Bloody Roots of Celtic Frost Worship II: The Covers, on Sirius XM

Celtic Frost reinvented by the ultra-heavy likes of High on Fire, Brutal Truth, Mortician, Mayhem, Opeth, Triptykon, Evoken, Cradle of Filth, and more.

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HEAVY METAL MOVIES: Gilbert Gottfried Is the Kind of &@#$ That Loves This Book

What kind of &@#$ reads HEAVY METAL MOVIES by Mike “McBeardo” McPadden? GILBERT GOTTFRIED, that’s &@#$in’ who!

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Thurs 12/3, Cleveland: Tony Rettman Invades the City of Progress and Prosperity

Come out for an evening of stimulating talk and awkward body language!

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Inspirational Classic Metal + Punk Demo Cassettes

Prong: The Demon Thrashers of Stanton Street

Before the drum machines, remixes, and guest appearances, Prong was a very ...

Incubus: Were They Morbid? Yes.

Of course this isn’t the boy band Incubus, but it isn’t the ...

Holy Terror: Lords of All Terror and Plagues

Here’s a sure sign of a rescue mission — when I popped ...