This week’s metal history lesson blows out the boundaries of unrestricted self-expression with a thirty-year review of dramatic, mind-bending metal from France.
Look for metallic links in the dramatic, dewy-eyed fables of Nightwish, Dio, the Gathering, Leaves Eyes, Epica, Within Temptation, Hammerfall, and others.
This week’s metal history lesson excavates some of the sharpest, hardest artifacts from the fresh dig site of 2014.
Host Ian Christe (“Sound of the Beast”/Bazillion Points) recaps 2014’s burning highlights in metal.
Join us for jolly rollicking drinking songs by Tank, Motorhead, Municipal Waste, Amebix, Barbatos, Tankard, Korpiklaani, Zimmers Hole and many more!
epic or quiet or headspinning new 2014 instrumental efforts by Carcass, Whitechapel, Earth, Agalloch, Morbus Chron, Broughton’s Rules, India’s Pangea, Animals as Leaders, and others
NYHC bands like Agnostic Front, Nihilistics, Cause for Alarm, Cro-Mags, Reagan Youth, and many others banded together to create a hard, physical sound and culture that thrives to this day.
Ride the lightning bolts with AC/DC covers by Six Feet Under, Exodus, Zeke, Lemmy, Iced Earth, Henry Rollins, Godflesh, Killdozer and more!
From the land of sharks, snakes, spiders, Mad Max, and howling marsupials!
Cannibal tales of turmoil from Necrophagia, Exodus, Slayer, Bloodbath, SNFU, Misfits, Avulsed, God Dethroned, Mortician, and, yes, Cannibal Corpse.
Combining the low-end suffocation of doom metal and the oppressive vocals and power of death metal, the thin substrate of death-doom is a rarely-mined but almost always overwhelming breed of metal beast.
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, Possessed, Fantomas, Type O Negative, S.O.D., Misfits, and more
Ian Christe summons a vicious pack of half-human predators. Howl for your Roooooooots!
Highlights from thirty years of incredible metal in Black Rose, Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, and more!
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!
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.
Ian Christe leads an excursion to the proud South American metal stronghold Colombia
Leaving a slow, sticky slime trail since crawling out of a Northern California cave in the early 1990s…
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.
Starting Friday 8/29, Sirius XM is airing an episode of my weekly heavy metal history radio show Bloody Roots every 3-4 hours.