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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...

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

ROOTS Celebrates the Life of Joey Jordison | on SiriusXM

We celebrate the life of modern metal drummer and pathfinder Joey Jordison, aka #1 of Slipknot.

ROOTS of Japanese Metal | on SiriusXM

Japanese champions Flower Travellin' Band, Sigh, Dir En Grey, Loudness, S.O.B., Defiled, Babymetal, Doom, and more.

ROOTS Bows to Black Sabbath’s Master of Reality at 50 |...

Our track-by-track replay of Black Sabbath's Master of Reality, w/ rehearsal and live material plus tributes by Sleep, Cathedral, and White Zombie.

ROOTS of 2020 Metal Debuts, Part Two | on Sirius XM

Savage Blood, Brave the Cold, I the Intruder, Make Them Die Slowly, Scolopendra, Godthrym, Hypernaut, Sacred Outcry, and others

ROOTS of 2020 Metal Debuts, Pt. I | on Sirius XM

Our extended welcome to 2020 debuts by Schizophrenia, Symbolik, Glacier, Meurtrieres, Cult of Lilith, Sweven, Konvent, Faidra, and others.

ROOTS of the Swedish Death Metal Invasion of 1991 | on...

Grave-gargling Swedish death metal by Entombed, Dismember, Tiamat, Unleashed, Carbonized, Nirvana 2002, Therion, and Meshuggah

Roots of Classic Metallic Hardcore | on SiriusXM

Chaotic, kinetic early '80s metallic hardcore by Discharge, D.R.I., Negative Approach, Raw Power, Die Kreuzen, G.B.H., Broken Bones, and more

ROOTS of the Delayed Death Metal Debuts of 1986 | on...

Delayed 1986 debuts by Repulsion, Necrophagia, Death, Master, Sepultura, Morbid Angel, Slaughter (Canada), and more. What happened?

ROOTS of Metal Guitar Shredders on SiriusXM

Shred your head w/ Van Halen, Yngwie Malmsteen, Racer X, Joe Satriani, Morbid Angel, Carcass, Pantera, Dragonforce, Les Paul, Archspire & more

ROOTS Doubles Down on Forty Years of Motörhead’s Ace of Spades...

In memory of Lemmy Kilmister, "Fast" Eddie Clarke, and Philthy "Animal" Taylor of the golden era Motörhead band

ROOTS of First Baby Steps of Metal Giants | on SiriusXM...

The inspirational origins of Slayer, Sabbath, Judas Priest, Maiden, Sepultura, Napalm Death, Pantera, Behemoth, Lamb of God, Gojira & more

ROOTS of Sludge Metal | on SiriusXM LM40

Fill your ears with the oozing jalapeño honey of Black Sabbath, Melvins, Celtic Frost, Obituary, Neurosis, Autopsy and Eyehategod

ROOTS of 1990s Hardcore | on SiriusXM LM40

Beatdowns from this polished era of DIY hardcore expression w/ Strife, Rorschach, Converge, Earth Crisis, Madball, Candiria, Integrity, Hatebreed, Skitsystem, and more

Roots of Ecological Green Metal | on SiriusXM

Metal defenders decrying pollution, waste, and environmental abuse, w/Carcass, Gojira, Exodus, Kreator, Metallica, Lamb of God...

ROOTS of 1990: Death Metal’s Big Breakout | on SiriusXM

Gruesome classic 1990 records by Deicide, Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death, Obituary, Nocturnus, Paradise Lost, and Entombed

Bloody Roots of the 1980s Brazilian Metal Assault | on SiriusXM

This week's ferocious metal history foray revives the passion and fury of Brazil's over-the-top frenzied headbanger invasion

ROOTS of Christian-Inspired Metal | on SiriusXM

Christian bands, anti-Christian blasphemers, and nondenominational metal bands that pull fire and brimstone from Bible stories