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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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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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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Teenage Metal Sensations

Tracks by teen terrors Possessed, Nihilist, Dust, Metallica, Cro Mags, Emperor, Decapitated, plus current-day youngsters Unlocking the Truth, Heene Boyz, and Babymetal.

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Metal Bassists

Boost the bass on tracks by Thrones, Black Sabbath, Necrophagist, Iron Maiden, Obscura, Om, Death, and more!

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Radioactive Nuclear Mutant Metal

Inspired by Mad Max and other apocalyptic sci-fi films in HEAVY METAL MOVIES, this week Bloody Roots surveys the harsh landscape of radiation-fueled, post-nuke mutant metal.

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots Welcomes HEAVY METAL MOVIES Author Mike McPadden

Since Geezer Butler was inspired to name his band Black Sabbath after seeing movie theater crowds lined up to watch horror movies, the history of heavy metal has been deeply intertwined with horror, shock, and grindhouse cinema.

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Icelandic Metal

BLOODY ROOTS OF ICELANDIC METAL Week of June 7, 2014 Sat 6/7, 6PM ET Sun 6/8, 2PM ET Tues 6/10, 3PM ET Thurs 6/12, 9PM ET Midway across the North Atlantic, where North America and Europe meet, is the volcanic viking island of Iceland, possibly the most metallic nation on Earth at this moment. Host […]

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Brazilian Thrash Metal

Hear South American aggression from Sepultura, Sarcofago, Anthares, Violator, Holocausto, Torture Squad, the all-female Nervosa, Vulcano, and more!

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots Honors Mayhem’s De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas at 20 Years

This week’s heavy metal history lesson marks 20 years since the 1994 release of one of heavy metal’s most controversial and cursed recordings.

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METALION: Mayhem’s De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Turns 20

“And what is MAYHEM? Well, it is something as rare as a TOTAL DEATH METAL group! AAARRRGGGHHHH!”—Slayer Mag 3/4, 1986

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Maryland Deathfest 2014 Preview

Baltimore’s annual massive underground metal gathering Maryland Deathfest prepares to rise for the 12th year.

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of the Metal Children

Won’t somebody please think of the children?? The raw innocence and emerging shadows of tiny tots are inspected and protected by Savatage, Iron Maiden, Napalm Death, Dismember, Black Breath, the Oath, Venom, Warlord, Carcass, and many others!

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of ’90s Hardcore

Tracks by Bane, Judge, Madball, Chokehold, Rorschach, Botch, Skitsystem, Converge, Hatebreed, and many more.

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Heavy Metal in Outer Space

This week’s metal history lesson features metal from across the galaxy by Voivod, Satyricon, Assassin, Black Sabbath, Hawkwind, Cathedral, Gojira, Inquisition, and more!

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Technical Death Metal

A master class of bizarre overachiever head-cracking bands like Gorguts, Meshuggah, Cynic, Death, Necrophagist, Demilich, and more!

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Berserker Viking Metal

Strap on your horned helmet, hoist high your goblet, and join the marauding war party for a powerful and glorious collection of bellowed hymns!

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Early European Speed Metal

Featuring Living Death, Warhead, SxDxIx, Bulldozer, Cyclone, Poltergeist, ADX, Oz, and many more!

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots St. Patrick’s Day Thin Lizzy Tribute

We celebrate the ancient folk hero Saint Patrick this week with a full hour of dual-guitar tributes to beloved Irish hard rock saviors Thin Lizzy.

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of First Singers

Singers whose performances helped launch the efforts of bands including Anthrax, Faith No More, Pantera, Iron Maiden, Kataklysm, Exodus, Candlemass, Arch Enemy, and Cannibal Corpse.

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Horror Writer H.P. Lovecraft and Metal

Bloody Roots explores metal songs drawn from Lovecraft’s tales of Cthulu, Dr. Herbert West, the Dagon fish cult, and Dunwich horrors

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