” Sometimes the simplest things are the most profound. My job is to bring out in people & what they wouldn’t dare do themselves “
Sadus, Slaughter (CA), Massacra, Demolition Hammer, early Sepultura, Hellwitch, Solstice, Pestilence, Carcinogen and others.
Iron Maiden fully unfurled its progressive, imaginative beast with the release of the band's influential and abstract seventh album.
We ride hard and sweaty in bullet belts and black leather with Bulldozer, Sodom, Disfear, Midnight, Inepsy, Iron Bastards, Tank, Girlschool, Superchrist, Gehennah, and more!
This week we mourn and mark a place in metal history for death metal pioneer Frank "Killjoy" Pucci of Necrophagia.
Classic live and studio Saxon anthems; plus salutes by Sodom, Deceased, Destruction, Metallica, Motörhead, Paragon, and others.
Check out pioneers including Godflesh, Neurosis, and Isis, plus current-day post-metal practitioners Amenra, the Ocean, Coilguns, and more.
Join us for a mediterranean meltdown with tracks by Forgotten Tomb, Bulldozer, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Lacuna Coil sung in Italian, Ufommamut, Necrodeath, Death SS, Psychedelic Witchcraft, Syk, and more
His fast, expressive, melodic lead guitar playing in UFO, Scorpions, MSG, and elsewhere elevated metal songwriting and guitar playing and inspired multiple generations of players.
The brief window between 1991 and 1996 when, anxious to get a grip on the next Metallica or even Nirvana, major corporate record labels signed or aided and abetted the extremes.
Showcasing otherworldly vocals, precise harmonized guitars, and unprecedented speed, we honor Rob Halford, KK Downing, Ian Hill, Les Binks, and especially Glenn Tipton
As Castro Valley, California, honors its native major bass rager with an official Cliff Burton Day on his birthdate, February 10, Roots unravels an hour of cassette tape trader treasures.
Whether you wear an X on your hand or an XXX on your moonshine jug, come out and support and enjoy almost four decades of DIY rebellion.
Welcome the return of inspiring clean vocals, galloping rhythms, and twin guitar ecstasy
Black metal, doom, occultism, thrash, and more in the heavy rock of Khemmis, Cloak, Tribulation, Ghost, Death Alley, Pallbearer, Chelsea Wolfe, and others.
Our thirty-year thrashback series continues with a leap into the great unknown in 1988.
Come freak on some of the best current bands in hardcore and a panel discussion featuring Tony Rettman, Jon Roa (Justice League, End To End, Eyelid), Dan O'Mahony, Jonathan Anastas (DYS), and more!
ROOTS PRESENTS THE BEST 2017 METAL DEBUTS, PART TWO Week of January 13, 2018 Sat 1/13, 6PM ET Sun 1/14, 1PM ET Mon 1/15, 9AM ET Tues 1/16, 4PM...
Columbia University's Laina Dawes, author of the groundbreaking and barrier-busting WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE?: A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal,...
Scorching assaults in the icy dark of winter by Mayhem, Darkthrone, Emperor, Thorns, Burzum, Satyricon, Immortal, and more.
The Lurking Fear, Asira, Expulsion, Succumb, Satan's Hallow, Lunar Shadow, Vulture, Zeal & Ardor, Venenum, and more...