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ROOTS of the Early 1970s Proto-Metal Explosion | 50 Years of...

early dinosaur steps by original proto-metal pioneers Budgie, Deep Purple, Captain Beyond, Sir Lord Baltimore, November, Flower Travellin' Band, Pentagram, Dust, Atomic Rooster, and early Judas Priest and Scorpions




ROOTS of Doom Metal | on SiriusXM

In memory of Eric Wagner of Trouble and the Skull, a day of reckoning w/ Black Sabbath, Cathedral, Candlemass, the Obsessed, Reverend Bizarre

ROOTS of the Metallica Black Album Impact and Legacy | on SiriusXM

Metallica's Black Album via Mongolia, reggae royalty, German techno, the Middle East, a Danish church, plus Lemmy, Nightrage, ICS Vortex...

ROOTS Checks out the NWOBHM Class of 1981 | on SiriusXM

1981's genre-defining heavy metal records by Saxon, Iron Maiden, Def Leppard, Holocaust, Tank, Venom, Raven, Motörhead, Girlschool, and more


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MURDER IN THE FRONT ROW: Day in the Dirt! Slayer, Exodus, and Suicidal Tendencies...

The plywood stage went up in Berkeley on today's date in 1984, and Exodus, Slayer, and Suicidal Tendencies bonded and bled.

NEW BOOK ALERT! Preorder CITY BABY, Ross Lomas’ Hilarious/Harrowing G.B.H Memoir!

PRE-ORDER CITY BABY by Ross Lomas Hear ye, hear ye, we are announcing the November 2015 North American release of the incomparable hardcore punk memoir CITY BABY:...

ROOTS of Post-Black Metal | on SiriusXM

Sounds from the black metal toolbox—but don't call it black metal—by Solstafir, Deafheaven, Altar of Plagues, Oranssi Pazuzu, and more


Sirius XM Bloody Roots of First Singers

Singers whose performances helped launch the efforts of bands including Anthrax, Faith No More, Pantera, Iron Maiden, Kataklysm, Exodus, Candlemass, Arch Enemy, and Cannibal Corpse.