When metal luminaries unite, do they create white-hot new stars, or are the results less than the sum of their parts?
In honor of the fallen original members Joey, Johnny, Dee Dee, and Tommy Ramone… know your Roots!
Tracks by teen terrors Possessed, Nihilist, Dust, Metallica, Cro Mags, Emperor, Decapitated, plus current-day youngsters Unlocking the Truth, Heene Boyz, and Babymetal.
Boost the bass on tracks by Thrones, Black Sabbath, Necrophagist, Iron Maiden, Obscura, Om, Death, and more!
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.
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.
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 […]
Hear South American aggression from Sepultura, Sarcofago, Anthares, Violator, Holocausto, Torture Squad, the all-female Nervosa, Vulcano, and more!
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.
“And what is MAYHEM? Well, it is something as rare as a TOTAL DEATH METAL group! AAARRRGGGHHHH!”—Slayer Mag 3/4, 1986
Baltimore’s annual massive underground metal gathering Maryland Deathfest prepares to rise for the 12th year.
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!
Tracks by Bane, Judge, Madball, Chokehold, Rorschach, Botch, Skitsystem, Converge, Hatebreed, and many more.
This week’s metal history lesson features metal from across the galaxy by Voivod, Satyricon, Assassin, Black Sabbath, Hawkwind, Cathedral, Gojira, Inquisition, and more!
A master class of bizarre overachiever head-cracking bands like Gorguts, Meshuggah, Cynic, Death, Necrophagist, Demilich, and more!
Strap on your horned helmet, hoist high your goblet, and join the marauding war party for a powerful and glorious collection of bellowed hymns!
Featuring Living Death, Warhead, SxDxIx, Bulldozer, Cyclone, Poltergeist, ADX, Oz, and many more!
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.
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.
Bloody Roots explores metal songs drawn from Lovecraft’s tales of Cthulu, Dr. Herbert West, the Dagon fish cult, and Dunwich horrors