ROOTS OF 1990s HARDCORE || on SiriusXM Liquid Metal
Week of April 2, 2022
Sat 4/2, 6PM ET
Sun 4/3, 1PM ET
Mon 4/4, 9AM ET
Tues 4/5, 4PM ET
Thurs 4/7, 9PM ET
Plunge into the shaved-headed pit this week as we knock heads with the metal-saturated sounds of 1990s hardcore. Pasting together metal guitar riffs, pummeling drums, and heartfelt meaningful messages, we scour the globe for 1990s-era beatdowns from this polished era of DIY hardcore expression including Strife (pictured), Rorschach, Converge, Earth Crisis, Madball, Inside Out, Candiria, Integrity, Botch, Hatebreed, Skitsystem, DxSx-13, and many more. Support the scene—know your Roots!
Stand in unity with bands like Madball, Rorschach, Born Against, Earth Crisis, and Strife in the books NYHC: New York Hardcore 1980–1990 and STRAIGHT EDGE: A Clear-Headed Hardcore Punk History, by Tony Rettman (with forewords by Freddy Madball and CIV).
STRIFE – “Waiting” from IN THIS DEFIANCE
RORSCHACH – “In Ruins” from PROTESTANT
BORN AGAINST – “Murder the Sons of Bitches” from NINE PATRIOTIC HYMNS FOR CHILDREN
MADBALL – “Set it Off” from SET IT OFF
MERAUDER – “Master Killer” from MASTER KILLER
EARTH CRISIS – “Firestorm” from FIRESTORM
CANDIRIA – “Divided” from BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT
AUS-ROTTEN – “Civilized Bloodbath” from …AND NOW BACK TO OUR PROGRAMMING
INTEGRITY – “Systems Overload” from SYSTEMS OVERLOAD
BURN IT DOWN – “Ten Percent of the Law” from LET THE DEAD BURY THE DEAD
INSIDE OUT – “Burning Fight” from NO SPIRITUAL SURRENDER
CONVERGE – “Color Me Blood Red” from PETITIONING THE EMPTY SKY
BOTCH – “To Our Friends in the Great White North” from WE ARE THE ROMANS
HATEBREED – “Prepare for War” from SATISFACTION IS THE DEATH OF DESIRE
SKITSYSTEM – “Svarta Tankar” from SVARTA TANKAR
DEMON SYSTEM 13 – “I Hate You” from VAD VET VI OM KRIGET?
OVERCAST – “For Indifference” from BEGGING FOR INDIFFERENCE
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.