Bloody Roots of Metal Guitar, Part Two: The 1980s, on Sirius XM

A headlong dive into the guitar teams, shredders, and six-string innovations that defined the popular and extreme sides of metal in the 1980s.

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Bloody Roots of Metal Guitar, Part One: The 1970s on Sirius XM

Launching a monthlong investigation of metal guitar at the very beginning, the 1970s

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TOUCH AND GO: The Meatmen Embark on East Coast Tour. This Just In: You STILL Suck!

Make sure to catch the most inappropriate Detroit rock ‘n roll punk show of the Spring

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NYHC Circle Lit: Judge/Sheer Terror/Youth of Today/Underdog Vets Join Tony Rettman at PowerHouse Arena Book Launch

Leave your favorite quotes in the comments, and we’ll add the linked timecode to the video info!

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Sun, Mar 29, Trenton, NJ: The Fastest, Loudest Table at the Punk Rock Flea Market

On Sunday, March 29, celebrated music know-it-all Tony Rettman will head to the massively gigantic Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market with copies of his books and much more

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Bloody Roots Twenty-Year Flashback to 1995 on Sirius XM

Bloody Roots turns back the clock twenty years to 1995, the year MTV killed Headbangers Ball and heavy metal was considered dead to the world.

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Weds., April 1, WORD Jersey City: Tony Rettman Talks NYHC w/The Abused, The High and the Mighty, Antidote Members

Kevin Crowley (The Abused) and Drew Stone (The High and the Mighty, Antidote) will join Tony to shoot the breeze about New York City’s greatest and most influential cultural creation.

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Bloody Roots of Pacific Northwest Metal on Sirius XM

The Pacific Northwest has long possessed a solid but often overshadowed metal pedigree

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Bloody Roots Honors Defenders of the Old on Sirius XM

Bloody Roots unearths classic molten tracks by performers Exciter, the Rods, Riot, and Brocas Helm, as well as new breed metal defenders Cauchemar, Natur, October 31, High Spirits and others

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Behind Closed Doors: Laina Dawes Ace Hotel New York Residency Talk

The Ace Hotel residency was a chance to build a supportive environment where women could talk openly about their experiences—both the good and the painful.

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Bloody Roots of Danish Metal on Sirius XM

Situated between Scandinavia and Germany, Danish bands like Mercyful Fate, Artillery, Illdisposed, and Invocator have woven together Nordic darkness with Teutonic precision.

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Sunday, Mar 1, Brooklyn: NYHC Matinee w/NIHILISTICS/The High and the Mighty/Altercation/NYHC Chronicles Preview

NYHC author Tony Rettman joins a rich lineup of legacy NYHC greats at 3PM, Sunday, March 1, for a hardcore matinee show

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Daniel Ekeroth Talks Books and Swedish Metal w/Paris’ TV Rock Live

“Hi, this is Daniel Ekeroth from Iron Lamb, and I am so fucking pleased to be on TV Rock Live.”

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Mon March 2, Seattle: Bruce Pavitt Live Interview w/Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon on GIRL IN A BAND Memoir

Kim Gordon will sit down with Sub Pop USA author / Sub Pop founder Bruce Pavitt at the the Neptune (1303 NE 45th Street) in Seattle, WA on Monday, March 2

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Sat/Sun, Feb 20-21, Paris: Daniel Ekeroth’s Whirlwind Wine-Drenched 48-Hour French Bacchanal

The very first Bazillion Points author’s dedication to extreme metal and the darkest corners of European cinema will be on display this weekend as Paris burn with Daniel Ekeroth fever.

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Bloody Roots Heavy Metal Sweethearts of Valentine’s Day on Sirius XM

The sweethearts of metal history, women with names like Martha, Isa, Elisabeth Bathory, Abigail, Lucifera, Martha Splatterhead, and more

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Tuesday Feb 24, New York: NYHC Dancing in the Frontlines at NYU

NYU hosts Tony Rettman (NYHC author) and NYHC veterans Richie Birkenhead (Underdog, Into Another, Youth of Today) and Walter Schreifels (Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, Youth of Today) for a discussion of the unique time, place, sound, and mindset of New York hardcore. Kelefa Sanneh will moderate.

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Bloody Roots of Icy Frozen Winter Metal on Sirius XM

A storm of cold winter metal tracks by Mayhem, Voivod, Samael, Dissection, Starkweather, Witchcraft, Shining, and many more.

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Sat Feb 7, Seaview, WA: Bruce Pavitt and Calvin Johnson Throw a SUB POP USA Party at Sou’wester Cabins

Folks are encourage to book a room/cabin/trailer at the Sou’wester Lodge and get deep with Bruce, Calvin, Sub Pop USA , and the edge of the sea.

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Bloody Roots of Sci-Fi Thrash and Speed Metal on Sirius XM

Log into the matrix for tracks by Vektor, Voivod, Funerot, Space Eater, Municipal Waste, Megadeth, Agent Steel, Acid Storm, Dr. Living Dead, and more!

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Je Suis Heavy! Bloody Roots of French Metal on Sirius XM

This week’s metal history lesson blows out the boundaries of unrestricted self-expression with a thirty-year review of dramatic, mind-bending metal from France.

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Incubus: Were They Morbid? Yes.

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Dream Death: Never Thought Life Could Be So Damn Evil

In the annals of forgotten, unappreciated, worthy pioneers, Pittsburgh sludge lords Dream ...