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.
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!