Roots of Puerto Rican Metal on SIRIUS XM
Week of September 30, 2017
Sat 9/30, 6PM ET
Sun 10/1, 1PM ET
Mon 10/2, 9AM ET
Tues 10/3, 4PM ET
Thurs 10/5, 9PM ET
This week’s metal history lesson hails our Puerto Rican metal brethren in crisis with a full hour of rich, emotional, and groundbreaking top quality metal from Bastard Chain, Matriarch, Sacrilegio, Cardinal Sin, Dementium, After Omega, Metallica favorites Zafakon, and Iron Maiden openers Aura Azul. Keep your fists in the air and these Caribbean crushers in your thoughts. Know your Roots!
For a full education on the evolution and wide world of metal, check out SOUND OF THE BEAST: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal. Thank you!
AFTER OMEGA – “Betrayer” from AFTER OMEGA
ZAFAKON – “Sirens” from RELEASE
AURA AZUL – “Kingdom of Alefgard” from TETRAD: THE FOUR BLOOD MOONS
SACRILEGIO – “Abomination of Desolation” from THE ULTIMATE ABOMINATION
CALAMITY – “Facing Calamity” from IMMINENT DISASTER
CARDINAL SIN – “Never Enough” from RESURRECTION
BASTARD CHAIN – “Hellspawned” from CHURCH OF THE DAMNED
DEMENTIUM – “Rot in the Fire” from ENTER THE ASYLUM
DANTESCO – “Venancio” from VENANCIO
SEVERE MUTILATION – “I Kill for God” from SPAWN OF HATRED
MATRIARCH – “The Damsel of Death” from REVERED UNTO THE AGES
PUYA – “Sal Pa Fuera” from FUNDAMENTAL
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 and via the SiriusXM mobile app.