Roots of Family Metal Bands | on Sirius XM
Week of June 15, 2024

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Happy Father’s Day! Metal history is all relative this week as Ian Christe spotlights heavy bands featuring brothers and sisters. Learn the names Cavalera, Schenker, Tardy, Adler, Abbott, Duplantier, Lander, Bjorler, and others as we hear tightly knit tracks by Gojira, Obituary, Sepultura, Anathema, Decapitated, Deicide, At the Gates, Vinnie Paul and Dimebag Darrell, and many others. Trace the family trees, and know your Roots!

Discover and follow the family tree of all metal with massive relics from the forefathers and mothers of metal: BAZILLION POINTS BOOKS.


GOJIRA – “Born for One Thing” from FORTITUDE 
CAVALERA – “From the Past Comes the Storms” from SCHIZOPHRENIA
SCORPIONS – “Another Piece of Meat” from LOVEDRIVE
SAVATAGE – “The Dungeons Are Calling” from THE DUNGEONS ARE CALLING
ARCH ENEMY – “Bury Me an Angel” from BLACK EARTH
OBITUARY – “Chopped in Half” from FROZEN IN TIME
ALIEN WEAPONRY – “Rū Ana Te Whenua” from TU
LAMB OF GOD – “Laid to Rest” from ASHES OF THE WAKE
ROCK GODDESS – “Satisfied Then Crucified” from ROCK GODDESS
KITTIE – “Cut Throat” from IN THE BLACK
THE DEVIL’S BLOOD – “Come, Reap” from COME, REAP
ANATHEMA – “Sweet Tears” from SERENADES
DEICIDE – “Lunatic of God’s Creation” from DEICIDE 
TRES DIABLOS – “Heard it on the X” from ECW EXTREME MUSIC
AT THE GATES – “Heroes and Tombs” from AT WAR WITH REALITY 

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. Launched in June 2004, each weekly show has examined another subgenre, band, movement, country, or theme in metal, punk, and heavy rock. Past episodes are available on-demand online from


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