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Roots of Lonely Isolation Metal | on SiriusXM

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Solitude, loneliness, and isolation from Candlemass, Obituary, Black Sabbath, Kreator, Testament, Cro-Mags, Cathedral, Rotten Sound, Forgotten Tomb & more

ROOTS of One-Man Metal Bands | on Sirius XM

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Inspire your isolation with Bathory, Necrophagist, Leviathan, Thrones, Putrid Pile, Bloodsoaked, Insidious Decrepanc, Midnight, and Toxic Holocaust

Roots of Inspirational Power Metal | on SiriusXM

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In the world's dark hour, a triumphant, uplifting hour of inspirational power metal by Demons & Wizards, Lost Horizon, Manowar, Hammerfall, Nocturnal Rites, Dragonforce, and more.

ROOTS of Funk Metal | on SiriusXM

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Freaky, kinetic funk and metal conjured by Infectious Grooves, Funkadelic, Primus, Mr. Bungle, 24-7 Spyz, Sweaty Nipples, and much more.

Roots of Muscular Mid-1970s Metal | 50 Years of Metal on...

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Epic vintage heaviness by Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Rush, Rainbow, Thin Lizzy, Scorpions, and—a glimpse of the rise of punk—Motörhead and the Dead Boys.

ROOTS of Central American Thrash Metal | on SiriusXM

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This week's metal history lesson taps the seven nations of Central America—Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Belize, and El Salvador

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

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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 Black Sabbath’s Debut | 50 Years of Metal II...

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Fifty years since February 13, 1970, and the release of the first Black Sabbath LP

The Roots of Pre-Sabbath Heaviness | 50 Years of Metal I...

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The Roots of Pre-Sabbath Heaviness | 50 Years of Metal I on SiriusXM Week of February 1, 2020 Sat 2/1, 6PM ET Sun 2/2, 1PM ET Mon 2/3,...

Roots of Metal Sung in Native Tongues | on SiriusXM

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Sweden's Opeth, Germany's Sodom, Brazil's Sepultura, China's Suffocated, France's Alcest, Iceland's Solstafir, plus entries from Finland, Norway, Poland, Russian, and Latin-America

ROOTS of 2019 Metal Debuts, Part II | on SiriusXM Liquid...

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Empyreal, Frail Body, Ithaca, Wormwitch, Paladin, Gravefields, Festerday, Ossuarium, Flub, Fetid, Neverending Game, and more

Roots of Metal Live Albums | on SiriusXM

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We ignite the satellite with peak live entries by Slayer and Pantera; extreme perfection by Morbid Angel and Emperor; and more recent entries by Entombed and Night Demon. Black Sabbath and Death also feature

Roots of Progressive Thrash Metal | on SiriusXM

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Classic visions by Watchtower, Voivod, Toxik, Coroner, and Blind Illusion join new strains from Black Fast, Dimesland, and Vexovoid.

ROOTS of 2019 Metal Debuts, Part I | on SiriusXM

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We introduce the newborn barrage of Idle Hands, Creeping Death, Judiciary, Devil Master, Gaahls Wyrd, Manifestic, Sermon, Black Passage, Nocturnus A.D., and more.

Roots 2019 Year-End Metal Instrumental Show | on SiriusXM

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Blut Aus Nord, Russian Circles, Blood Incantation, Baroness, Nocturnus AD, Alcest, Vomitron, and more let the music do the talking in 2019.

Roots of Native American Metal | on Sirius XM

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Native American legends, history, and outlooks in bands including Nechochwen, Dying Tribe, Resistant Culture, Damage Overdose, Pan-Amerikan Native Front (pictured), Testament, and more

Roots of Gothic Doom Metal | on Sirius XM

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My Dying Bride, Draconian, Paradise Lost, Lacuna Coil, Moonspell, Rotting Christ, Triptykon, Novembers Doom, Type O Negative and more.

ROOTS Final Scream for SLAYERRR! | on SiriusXM

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A final scream for Slayer and the riffs, songs, and infamous butchery that has kept them reigning in blood for decades.

Roots of Androids and Replicants in Metal | on Sirius XM

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Plug into prime examples of man-machine metal by Scorpions, Voivod, Fear Factory, Godless, Artificial Brain, the Red Chord, Vektor, Deceased, and more. Initiate brain sequence—know your Roots!

Roots of Australian Atmospheric Black Metal | on Sirius XM

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Check out early entries by Austere and Woods of Desolation, plus current offerings by the mournful and majestic Aquilus, Somnium Vox, Thrall, and more.