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Je Suis Heavy! Bloody Roots of French Metal on Sirius XM

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.

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Bloody Roots Intro to Metal for Frozen-Obsessed Children on Sirius XM

Look for metallic links in the dramatic, dewy-eyed fables of Nightwish, Dio, the Gathering, Leaves Eyes, Epica, Within Temptation, Hammerfall, and others.

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Bloody Roots of 2014 Metal Debuts on Sirius XM

This week’s metal history lesson excavates some of the sharpest, hardest artifacts from the fresh dig site of 2014.

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Bloody Roots Year-End Metal Harvest: 2014 Highlights on Sirius XM

Host Ian Christe (“Sound of the Beast”/Bazillion Points) recaps 2014’s burning highlights in metal.

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Bloody Roots Full Metal Holiday Salute to Beer on Sirius XM

Join us for jolly rollicking drinking songs by Tank, Motorhead, Municipal Waste, Amebix, Barbatos, Tankard, Korpiklaani, Zimmers Hole and many more!

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Bloody Roots of 2014 Metal Instrumentals on Sirius XM

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

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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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