Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Heavy Metal Movies: Halloween Edition, w/Mike “McBeardo” McPadden

Mike "McBeardo" McPadden, author of HEAVY METAL MOVIES, joins host Ian Christe for a Halloween edition of Bloody Roots dedicated to metal scares and music by Megadeth, Entombed, Melvins, Goblin, ...

Tues 10/21, NYC: LAINA DAWES Talks Music Criticism on CMJ Panel

Laina Dawes joins Michael Azerrad, Andre Torres, Christopher R. Weingarten, and Zachary Lipez on a CMJ panel Tuesday 10/21.

Bloody Roots of Werewolves in Metal on Sirius XM

Ian Christe summons a vicious pack of half-human predators. Howl for your Roooooooots!

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Members of AGNOSTIC FRONT/JUDGE/MADBALL Praise NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990, by Tony Rettman

Roger Miret of Agnostic Front: “I’m floored! An amazing read loaded with remnants of my life and a movement I truly adore.”

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Bloody Roots Salute to King Diamond on Sirius XM

Highlights from thirty years of incredible metal in Black Rose, Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, and more!

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Bloody Roots of UK Hardcore on Sirius XM

A total revolt with tracks by Discharge, GBH, Broken Bones, Concrete Sox, Disattack, Varukers, English Dogs, Conflict, Amebix, Heresy, Napalm Death, the Exploited, and many more!

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Today in HEAVY METAL MOVIES: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Turns 40…”It Happened!”

Exactly as the title sounds, Mike “McBeardo” McPadden’s mighty HEAVY METAL MOVIES: Guitar Barbarians, Mutant Bimbos, & Cult Zombies Amok in the 666 Most Ear- and Eye-Ripping Big-Scream Films Ever! is a no-holds-barred collusion of speaker-shaking metal mayhem and big-screen carnage. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is a BIG one. Tobe Hooper’s original unrelenting, taboo-busting [...]

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Bloody Roots of At the Gates on Sirius XM

A melodic death metal history lesson, complete with music by Grotesque, Liers in Wait, Terror, Oxiplegatz, Disfear, Lock Up, Skitsystem, the Haunted, and brand new At the Gates.

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Preorders Open for NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990, by Tony Rettman; Sample Chapter Available

Bazillion Points Books is now taking preorders for Tony Rettman’s upcoming NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990. These direct publisher orders will ship with a custom Sean Taggart flyer patch and limited metal button on Dec. 3, 2014. Photos of page proofs and a sample chapter (“17. East Village Nights: A7 and 2+2″) are available at [...]

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Check Out This Gallery of Descendents Live Photos from 1982 as the Band Plays MILO GOES TO COLLEGE in Chicago and Denver This Month

About a dozen pages of live photos of the original Descendents lineup are portrayed here.

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Bloody Roots of Colombian Metal on Sirius XM

Ian Christe leads an excursion to the proud South American metal stronghold Colombia

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Tues 9/9, Reddit AMA: Bob Mould & We Got Power!’s David Markey

Join Bob Mould and Dave Markey on 9/9 at 3:30pm EST for a Reddit AMA session to ask them any burning questions about punk rock history

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Bloody Roots of Sleep on Sirius XM

Leaving a slow, sticky slime trail since crawling out of a Northern California cave in the early 1990s…

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Bloody Roots Tenth Anniversary Full Impact Metal Dance Party on Sirius XM

This week’s show celebrates ten years of weekly heavy metal history lessons with a litany of bonecracking songs about moshing, stagediving, headbanging, and otherwise going crazy to the strains of pure unadulterated METAL.

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Sirius XM 8/29–9/6 THE ONSLAUGHT HAS BEGUN: Bloody Roots Tenth Anniversary Week

Starting Friday 8/29, Sirius XM is airing an episode of my weekly heavy metal history radio show Bloody Roots every 3-4 hours.

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Buy Some Heavy Reading, Expand Your Eyeballs, Pocket Five Bucks For Next Time

Order some hot-damned books by our authorities this week, get some education and book-learning, and we’ll pack a glowing green $5 code in your box

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Thirty Years Ago, Slayer, Exodus, and Suicidal Tendencies Played on a Plywood Stage; “The Woodstock of Thrash Metal”

Tom Araya recalls the Woodstock of thrash metal: “It was definitely a great day in the park!”

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Sat 8/23, Brooklyn: LAINA DAWES Talks Black Women in Metal at Afropunk Fest 2014

Greenlight and Bazillion Points present Laina Dawes at Afropunk fest 2014

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Metal Supergroups

When metal luminaries unite, do they create white-hot new stars, or are the results less than the sum of their parts?

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Traci Lords Gropes Some Heavy Summer Reading

Traci Lords has her hands full this summer with Heavy Metal Movies.

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots Metal Salute to the Ramones

In honor of the fallen original members Joey, Johnny, Dee Dee, and Tommy Ramone… know your Roots!

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Freddy Cricien of MADBALL Writes Foreword to NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990

“There is no music scene, genre, culture, or movement like hardcore;
and the New York faction is especially unique.”

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MURDER IN THE FRONT ROW: Metallica’s Ride the Lightning Turns 30

“Brian told me Cliff wanted to use one of my shots for the back cover of the album. I couldn’t friggin’ believe it! “

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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 ...