ROOTS of Ukrainian Metal || on SiriusXM
Week of March 12, 2022

Sat 3/12, 6PM ET
Sun 3/13, 1PM ET
Mon 3/14, 9AM ET
Tues 3/15, 4PM ET
Thurs 3/17, 9PM ET

This week we honor the rich and fearlessly epic metal of Ukraine. Rooted in the black metal and symphonic metal of the 1990s and honed in the nation’s high musical heritage, Ukrainian metal visions burst forth from Elderblood, Jinjer, Soom, Rise or Die, Ignea, Khors, 1914, Fleshgore, Space of Variations, and many more. Learn your heroic Ukrainian metal—and know your Roots!

Pack your brain with the evolution of metal from West to South to East and North and back again and read  SOUND OF THE BEAST: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal, by Ian Christe..

PLAYLIST:

ELDERBLOOD – “The Great Fire of Sacrifice” from ACHRONY
JINJER – “Perennial” from LIVE AT WACKEN OPEN AIR 2019
RISE OR DIE – “Thrasher” from SINGLE
SPACE OF VARIATIONS – “Fuck This Place Up” from MIND DARKNET
FLESHGORE – “Talk to Me About God” from DENIAL OF THE SCRIPTURES
1914 – “Stosstrupp” from 2017 DEMO
BALFOR – “Serpents of the Black Sun” from BLACK SERPENT RISING
HELL:ON – “My Testament” from SCYTHIAN STAMM
POKRUCH – “Ganges” from GANGES // Покруч – “Ганг” from Ганг
WHITE WARD – “Stillborn Knowledge” from FUTILITY REPORT
SOOM – “The Stone” from NIGHT ON THE MEADOW // SOOM – “Камінь” from Ніч на полонині
KHORS – “Following the Ways of Blood” from NIGHT FALLS ONTO THE FRONTS OF OURS
IGNEA – “Alga” from THE SIGN OF FAITH

Roots is Sound of the Beast author 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. The show is available on-demand online from SiriusXM.com.

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