ROOTS OF NEW BLOOD AND SWEAT FROM LEGENDS OF HARDCORE PUNK
Week of March 4, 2017
Sat 3/4, 6PM ET
Sun 4/4, 1PM ET
Mon 4/5, 9AM ET
Tues 5/5, 4PM ET
Thurs 5/7, 9PM ET
The early 1980s brought an onslaught of DIY hardcore punk bands whose fire and spirit quickly inspired and transformed heavy metal. Today we check in with these legends, and discover a furious flurry of very recent hard-edged new music spit out by Discharge, the Meatmen, G.B.H., Suicidal Tendencies, D.R.I., Harley Flanagan, C.O.C., Mob 47, Agnostic Front, Snapshot, and others. Know your roots—and see you in the pit!
For deep intelligence on the history of hardcore punk worldwide, including contributions by many of the bands showcased today, check books including NYHC, WE GOT POWER!, TOUCH AND GO, CITY BABY, and MISERY OBSCURA at BAZILLION POINTS dot com. Thanks!
DISCHARGE – “New World Order” from END OF DAYS
THE MEATMEN – “I’m Gonna Fuck You Up” from SAVAGE SAGAS
GBH – “Power Corrupts” from PERFUME + PISS
BAD BRAINS – “Come Down” from INTO THE FUTURE
SUICIDAL TENDENCIES – “World Gone Mad” from WORLD GONE MAD
D.R.I. – “Against Me” from BUT WAIT…THERE’S MORE
RAW POWER – “Tired and Furious” from TIRED AND FURIOUS
BROKEN BONES – “Stop Em All” from FUCK YOU AND ALL YOU STAND FOR
HARLEY FLANAGAN – “I Come In Peace” from CRO-MAGS
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY – “The Nectar” from IX
AGNOSTIC FRONT – “Old New York” from THE AMERICAN DREAM DIED
MOB 47 – “Carnival in Rio” from MOB 47 EP
SLAPSHOT – “Kill It With Fire” from SLAPSHOT
GBH – “Unique” from PERFUME + PISS
D.R.I. – “As Seen On TV” from BUT WAIT…THERE’S MORE
DISCHARGE – “Hatebomb” from END OF DAYS
BAD BRAINS – “Into The Future” from INTO THE FUTURE
SUICIDAL TENDENCIES – “Living For Life” from WORLD GONE MAD
OFF! – “Wiped Out” from OFF!
Bloody Roots is Sound of the Beast author (and Bazillion Points publisher) Ian Christe’s heavy metal history show on Sirius XM Liquid Metal channel 40. Since June 2004, each weekly show has examined another subgenre, band, movement, country, or theme in metal, punk, and heavy rock. The show is available on-demand online from SiriusXM.com.
Yeah, Snapshot. OG Austin Hardcore. haha