Bloody Roots Fall Metal Preview 2015 on Sirius XM

Fall forecast w/Ghost, Slayer, My Dying Bride, Hate Eternal, Ramming Speed, Pentagram, Deafheaven, Myrkur, and more.

MURDER IN THE FRONT ROW: Day in the Dirt! Slayer, Exodus, and Suicidal Tendencies Played on a Plywood Stage on This Day in 1983

The plywood stage went up in Berkeley on today's date in 1984, and Exodus, Slayer, and Suicidal Tendencies bonded and bled.

Bloody Roots of Teenage Metal Titans on Sirius XM

Check out tracks from the teenage years of Possessed, Nihilist, Dust, Metallica, Cro Mags, Emperor, Death Angel, Decapitated, plus current-day youngsters Unlocking the Truth, Heene Boyz, and Babymetal.

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Sunday 8/16, Trenton, NJ: NYHC Author Tony Rettman To DJ the Punk Rock Flea Market

Tony Rettman made one massive playlist, then tore it up and started over. The man is breaking a sweat for this.

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NYHC: Agnostic Front U.S. Tour Dates Include 9/11 Matchup w/Napalm Death

Agnostic Front plans to pound the pavement this September, joined by Napalm Death on 9/11 in Frederick, MD

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MURDER IN THE FRONT ROW: The Smithsonian on Bay Area Thrash Metal

The scholars behind this crucial work obviously consulted the copies of MURDER IN THE FRONT ROW on file up the hill at the Library of Congress

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HEAVY METAL MOVIES Meets NYHC: The Warriors Return to Coney Island

Be sure to wear football pads and carry a spiked bat.

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Bloody Roots of Quebec Metal on Sirius XM

Voivod, Martyr, Kataklysm, Cryptopsy, Death Dealer, Obliveon, Despised Icon, D.B.C., Gorguts, and more!

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HEAVY METAL MOVIES: The Fifth-Most Metal Moment in Movie History Turns Thirty-Four

Only four moments in movie history ooze more metallic fury than this animated massacre set to Dio-era Black Sabbath

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Summer Scratch & Dent Special: 48-Hour SALE on Bazillion Points Books Display Copies

Current titles available for as little as $5.00

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WE GOT POWER! David Markey Guests on New Podcast Hosted by Cris Kirkwood of the Meat Puppets

Bazillion Points author, filmmaker, and all-around DIY legend David Markey sits down this week with old pal Cris Kirkwood of the Meat Puppets on Kirkwood’s podcast.

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Bloody Roots of Black Sabbath’s Sabotage on Sirius XM

Black Sabbath’s elaborate and tortured Sabotage LP turns 40.

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CHRIS REIFERT Alert: Autopsy Hits the Road…plus Violation Wound!

Chris Reifert has had his gnarled paw stuck into death metal since the beginning.

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MURDER IN THE FRONT ROW: Ride the Lightning Turns Thirty-One

Denim-clad headbangers rejoice, Metallica’s 1984 masterpiece Ride the Lightning turns 31 today.

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SiriusXM Bloody Roots of NWOBHM Veterans in the 2010s

Thirty years after saving heavy music with the NWOBHM, many of those young lions remain active elders in the loud music scene.

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MURDER IN THE FRONT ROW: Harald Oimoen on Tour With D.R.I.

This summer D.R.I. are headed to Europe, playing superfast punk-metal the way it was invented…by them.

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40 Years Ago Today: Motörhead’s First Gig

Chew on this strap of dried leather: today is the 40th anniversary of Motörhead’s first-ever gig.

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Bloody Roots of High-Pitched Metal Screaming on Sirius XM

The overlooked traditional art of high-pitched metal screaming, as practiced in the classic heavy metal, thrash metal, and death metal

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Montreal, Sept. 11/12: Annick Giroux Brings MEFISTO to Wings of Metal III

“Heads on stakes, butchered lambs, black candles and many other fun things.”

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Decibel and MetalSucks Are Giving Away SWEDISH DEATH METAL Hardcovers

Good luck, go with the grace of gamblers!

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REMINDER: Tomorrow, Brooklyn: NYHC & Crate Digger Soundclash at Rough Trade NY

Rettman has a sterling track record of delivering blazing events and with Suren by his side no one is bound to leave disappointed.

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Bloody Roots of Heavy Metal Movies on Sirius XM

Armed with a bloody hatchet and the greatest playlist of horror-movie metal songs ever assembled

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SUB POP USA: July 10, 1986, Green River, Sonic Youth Live in Seattle

Green River and New York’s Sonic Youth live in Seattle on July 10, 1986

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Inspirational Classic Metal + Punk Demo Cassettes

Whiplash: Kings With the Axes

Looks like someone in Holland got wise and re-released Whiplash’s 1984 Thunderstruk ...

Incubus: Were They Morbid? Yes.

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

Dream Death: Never Thought Life Could Be So Damn Evil

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