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Bloody Roots Intro to NYHC: New York Hardcore on Sirius XM

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.

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Bloody Roots of AC/DC’s Dirty Metal Deeds on Sirius XM

Ride the lightning bolts with AC/DC covers by Six Feet Under, Exodus, Zeke, Lemmy, Iced Earth, Henry Rollins, Godflesh, Killdozer and more!

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Bloody Roots of Australian Metal on Sirius XM

From the land of sharks, snakes, spiders, Mad Max, and howling marsupials!

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Bloody Roots Thanksgiving Week Cannibal Feast on Sirius XM

Cannibal tales of turmoil from Necrophagia, Exodus, Slayer, Bloodbath, SNFU, Misfits, Avulsed, God Dethroned, Mortician, and, yes, Cannibal Corpse.

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Bloody Roots of Death Doom on Sirius XM

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.

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Sirius XM Bloody Roots of Heavy Metal Movies: Halloween Edition, w/Mike “McBeardo” McPadden

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

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Bloody Roots of Werewolves in Metal on Sirius XM

Ian Christe summons a vicious pack of half-human predators. Howl for your Roooooooots!

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Bloody Roots Salute to King Diamond on Sirius XM

Highlights from thirty years of incredible metal in Black Rose, Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, and more!

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Bloody Roots of UK Hardcore on Sirius XM

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!

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Bloody Roots of At the Gates on Sirius XM

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.

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Bloody Roots of Colombian Metal on Sirius XM

Ian Christe leads an excursion to the proud South American metal stronghold Colombia

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Bloody Roots of Sleep on Sirius XM

Leaving a slow, sticky slime trail since crawling out of a Northern California cave in the early 1990s…

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Bloody Roots Tenth Anniversary Full Impact Metal Dance Party on Sirius XM

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.

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Sirius XM 8/29–9/6 THE ONSLAUGHT HAS BEGUN: Bloody Roots Tenth Anniversary Week

Starting Friday 8/29, Sirius XM is airing an episode of my weekly heavy metal history radio show Bloody Roots every 3-4 hours.

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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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