December 3 brought the thirty-year anniversary of SLAYER’s landmark debut album Show No Mercy, and Bloody Roots host Ian Christe tolls the birthday bells.
Historic leaps are happening in metal and hardcore scenes in Singapore, Indonesia, and Thailand.
“Death to false meals” is the battle cry this Thanksgiving week, as Annick “the Morbid Chef” guests.
The twenty-year legacy of Morbid Angel’s breakthrough Covenant album, the pioneering first-ever major label death metal record.
On October 30, 1983, obscure Danish quintet Mercyful Fate released its haunting and evocative debut album, Melissa.
The raw roots of death metal are laid bare with Autopsy, Possessed, Death, Repulsion, Slaughter, Necrovore, Morbid Angel, Nihilist, and many more!
The season of horror continues as Bloody Roots brings you a survey of werewolves in heavy metal.
This week Bloody Roots highlights the shining blades and cruel dispositions of knife-wielding slashers throughout metal genres.
Over the past 25 years, the impact of Liverpool metal band Carcass has been repeatedly felt worldwide in countless forms.
Bloody Roots heralds the return and Billboard Top 50 success of the almighty Carcass with a visit from carnage kings Jeff Walker and Bill Steer.
This week’s heavy metal lesson summons the bewitching often female-fronted occult rock bands including The Devil’s Blood, Blood Ceremony, Coven, Purson, and Ghost
Checking the pulse of metal from 1983 to 2013 in highly opinionated five-year intervals, with tracks by Mercyful Fate, Slayer, Entombed, Sepultura, Death, Opeth, Gojira, and more!
A select few hammer-handed double threats further defy the laws of nature by singing lead metal vocals in their bands while pounding the skins.
From paycheck to pink slip, this week’s heavy metal history lesson celebrates the world of work and labor.
As they matured, brutal death metal innovators like Entombed, Carcass, and the members of Furbowl rediscovered the sleazy groove of rock ‘n roll.
This week’s heavy metal history lesson says farewell to Blue Öyster Cult guitarist Allen Lanier (1946-2013), with classic BÖC cuts and covers by 3 Inches of Blood, Thrones, Candlemass, Tarot, Tesco Vee, Iced Earth, Metallica, and more.
This week’s heavy metal history lesson charges into the depths of metal’s dirtiest band and its four decades of pillaging and disturbing all decency.
Ian Christe (“Sound of the Beast”/Bazillion Points Books) reconstructs Metallica’s landmark Kill ‘Em All album start-to-finish with tribute songs by Cannibal Corpse, Anthrax, Destruction, and more!
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With guest Jeff Wagner (Mean Deviation), Bloody Roots hits the 1990s prog metal jackpot with Dream Theater, Coroner, Amorphis, Arcturus, Cynic, Opeth, and more!