Bloody Roots of Black Flag on Sirius XM

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BLOODY ROOTS OF BLACK FLAG
Week of Dec. 1, 2012

Sat. 12/1, 6PM ET
Sun. 12/2, 2PM ET
Tues. 12/4, 3PM ET
Thurs. 12/6, 9PM ET

This week’s history metal history lesson examines the legacy and huge influence of intense Hermosa Beach, CA, hardcore punk band Black Flag. One of the most worshipped and often-covered bands from outside the metal world, Black Flag’s own anthems feature alongside covers by Pig Destroyer, Abscess, Tom Araya, Converge, Lemmy, Sepultura, Dillinger Escape Plan, and more! Rise above, with Bloody Roots.

PLAYLIST:

BLACK FLAG – “Room 13” from EVERYTHING WENT BLACK
ABSCESS – “Nervous Breakdown” from SPLIT
EVIL DEAD – “Rise Above” from RISE ABOVE
PIG DESTROYER – “Depression” from BOOK BURNER
ICE T AND MOTHER SUPERIOR – “Police Story” from RISE ABOVE
TOM ARAYA AND MOTHER SUPERIOR – “Revenge” from RISE ABOVE
BLACK FLAG – “My War” from MY WAR
BLACK FLAG – “I’m the One” from WHO’S GOT THE 10 1/2?
CIRCLE JERKS – “Back Against the Wall” from GROUP SEX
CIRCLE JERKS – “In Your Eyes” from GOLDEN SHOWER OF HITS
CIRCLE JERKS – “American Heavy Metal Weekend” from WONDERFUL
ROLLINS BAND – “Burned Beyond Recognition” from LIFE TIME
SEPULTURA – “Rise Above” from NATION
LEMMY KILMISTER and MOTHER SUPERIOR – “Thirsty & Miserable” from RISE ABOVE
CONVERGE – “Annihilate This Week” from BLACK ON BLACK
DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN – “Damaged” from MISS MACHINE
DISCORDANCE AXIS – “Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie” from DEF MASTER SPLIT
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – “I’ve Heard It Before” from BLACK ON BLACK
LEVIATHAN – “My War” from WITHIN THE CHURCH OF THE OVERLORDS
BLACK FLAG – “Paralyzed” from IN MY HEAD

Black Flag photo from the book We Got Power!: Hardcore Punk Scenes from 1980s Southern California, by David Markey and Jordan Schwartz

Bloody Roots is Ian Christe’s weekly heavy metal history show on Sirius XM channel 40. Since June 2004, each week’s show has examined another subgenre, band, movement, country, or theme. The show is available on-demand from Siriusxm.com.  

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