Bloody Roots of Deep Purple on Sirius XM

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BLOODY ROOTS OF DEEP PURPLE
Week of January 9, 2016

Sat 1/9, 6PM ET
Sun 1/10, 1PM ET
Mon 1/11, 9AM ET
Tues 1/12, 4PM ET
Thurs 1/14, 9PM ET

In honor of Deep Purple’s 2016 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this week’s metal history lesson salutes these metal forefathers whose early 1970s hard rock records introduced speed, technical musicianship, and classical elements to sound of early metal. Host and Hall of Fame voter Ian Christe (Bazillion Points, “Sound of the Beast”) delivers tracks by classic Deep Purple and post-Purple band Rainbow (feat. Ronnie James Dio), plus cover tributes honoring Deep Purple by heavyweights including Metallica, Opeth, Deicide, Venom, Soilwork, Metal Church, Dimmu Borgir, and more! Know your deep roots!

PLAYLIST:

METAL CHURCH – “Highway Star” from METAL CHURCH
DEEP PURPLE – “Fireball” from FIREBALL
CANCER – “Space Truckin” from BLACK FAITH
VENOM – “Speed King” from TEMPLES OF ICE
SOILWORK – “Burn” from THE EARLY CHAPTERS
SIX FEET UNDER – “Smoke On The Water” from GRAVEYARD CLASSICS
DIMMU BORGIR – “Perfect Strangers” from ABRAHADABRA
OPETH – “Soldier of Fortune” from GHOST REVERIES
DEICIDE – “Black Night” – STENCH OF REDEMPTION
METALLICA – “When a Blind Man Cries” from RE-MACHINED
RAINBOW – “Mistreated” from LIVE 77

Bloody Roots is Sound of the Beast author and Bazillion Points publisher Ian Christe’s heavy metal history show on Sirius XM Liquid Metal channel 40. Launched in June 2004, each weekly show has examined another subgenre, band, movement, country, or theme in metal, punk, and heavy rock. Past episodes are available on-demand online from SiriusXM.com.

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