Roots of 1999: The Year Metal Was Nearly Broken | on...

Tempted by nu metal, tapping into new technology, ignored by the mainstream, familiar titans seemed to reach the end of their ropes.
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TEEN MUSIC HELL: Rick Springfield from Private School (1983) | The...

Welcome to a Walkman-melting, battery-sapping countdown of teen comedy soundtrack cuts assembled by Mike “McBeardo” McPadden, author of TEEN MOVIE HELL: A Crucible of...

Roots of Metal Live Albums | on SiriusXM

The full range of metal glory past and present as captured by the live experience, with Black Sabbath, Sepultura, Morbid Angel, Slayer, and more.
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The NYHC Band of the Week Is FALSE PROPHETS

"The first time we played out was a block party on Fifth Street across from the Ninth Precinct. We got the plug pulled on us after five songs."
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TEEN MUSIC HELL: Hot Date feat. Corinne Alphen from Spring Break...

While no sex or nudity occurs during this musical segment, if the MPAA had decided to give Spring Break an X rating based solely on Corinne Alphen's performance here, no one would have been surprised.

Roots of the New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal Bands |...

Clean vocals, galloping rhythms, and twin guitar ecstasy as delivered with conviction by Sorcerer, High Spirits, Night Demon, Visigoth, Eternal Champion, Argus, Metalian, A Sound of Thunder, Witchtower, and more!

Roots Hails the Return of POSSESSED | on SiriusXM

Delve into new Possessed tracks, rarities, and tributes by heavy-hitting peers and proteges including Amon Amarth, Marduk, Cannibal Corpse, Death, and Cavalera Conspiracy.
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TEEN MUSIC HELL: Adam Roth and His Band of Men from...

A prime example of the grimy, dawn-of-the-decade moment when the Ramones somehow constituted “surf rock” along the coastlines of Long Island and the boardwalks of New Jersey

Roots Exalts 25 Years of Mayhem’s De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas |...

We'll go song by song, reveling in album tracks, Mayhem rarities, and tributes by colleagues and proteges including Emperor, Gehenna, Dark Funeral, Gorgoroth, Immortal, and Anaal Nathrakh.
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The NYHC Band of the Week Is CRUMBSUCKERS

Parris Mayhew, Cro-Mags: "The only New York hardcore band that ever really blew me away was the Crumbsuckers."
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TEEN MUSIC HELL: Tangerine Dream from Risky Business | The Official...

The song swells and pulsates and melts in the manner of what Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay do onboard the Pink Line.

Roots of Australian Atmospheric Black Metal | on Sirius XM

Check out early entries from ten years back by Austere and Woods of Desolation, plus current offerings by the mournful and majestic Aquilus, Somnium Vox, Thrall, and more.
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CAUSE FOR ALARM Is the NYHC Band of the Week

Their self-released eight-song 1983 7-inch EP is classic ripping hardcore punk, faster and more metallic than most NYHC bands at that time. 
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TEEN MUSIC HELL: Donna Fein from Midnight Madness | The Official...

Welcome, cable TV, VCR, and drive-in cinema fanatics, to a boombox-blasting, battery-sapping countdown of teen comedy soundtrack cuts assembled by Mike “McBeardo” McPadden, author...

Roots of 1980s Metal Heroes in the 1990s | on Sirius...

We look at the development and diversions explored in metal's lost years by Kreator, Rob Halford, Dio, Saxon, Iron Maiden, Napalm Death, Testament, Death, and more.
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TEEN MUSIC HELL: The Wigs from My Chauffeur | The Official...

Welcome, cable TV, VCR, and drive-in cinema fanatics, to a boombox-blasting, battery-sapping countdown of teen comedy soundtrack cuts assembled by Mike “McBeardo” McPadden, author...
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THE UNDEAD Are the NYHC Band of the Week

Too much punky business! Let's get down to action with our weekly barrage of Lower East Side New York City hardcore punk antics, pulled...

Roots Metal Farewell Salute to KISS | on Sirius XM

Kiss originals reveal the heavier side of the legendary band, plus tributes by legions of bands for whom Kiss was their first hard rock love.
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TEEN MUSIC HELL: The Circle Jerks from Surf II | The...

A boombox-blasting, battery-sapping Top 20 countdown of teen comedy soundtrack cuts assembled by Mike “McBeardo” McPadden
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Roots of Early 1980s Proto-Thrash Metal | on Sirius XM

Tracks by Riot, Accept, Acid, Venom, Exciter, the Rods, Mercyful Fate, Jag Panzer, Satan, Raven, Anvil, Savatage, Manowar and more.