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Close the Beaches: ROOTS Celebrates SHARK WEEK! | on SiriusXM

Razor-sharp attacks from Accept, Wolf, Wehrmacht, Loincloth, Darkthrone, Warhead, Municipal Waste, the Acacia Strain, Gallows, Overkill, Squalus, and more.

Roots of 1985: Thrash Metal’s Arrival | 50 Years of Metal on SiriusXM

Ferocious assaults from Megadeth, Overkill, Slayer, Destruction, Kreator, Celtic Frost, Razor, Hirax, Artillery, Agent Steel, Possessed, and Anthrax

Roots of Classic Metallic Hardcore | 50 Years of Metal on SiriusXM

Discharge, Agnostic Front, Negative Approach, Raw Power, Die Kreuzen, G.B.H., Broken Bone, SNFU, Dr. Know, Angry Samoans, Circle Jerks, Black Flag, Suicidal Tendencies, and more

Roots of Native American Metal | on Sirius XM

Native American metal bands including Nechochwen, Dying Tribe, Resistant Culture (pictured), Damage Overdose, Pan-Amerikan Native Front, Testament, and more.

ROOTS Walks Thirty Years of Entombed’s LEFT HAND PATH | on SiriusXM

We herald the thirty-year anniversary of LEFT HAND PATH, the debut masterpiece by Swedish death metal masters ENTOMBED

Roots of Metal Comeback Albums | on SiriusXM

A celebration of bands dormant for ten years or more, including Carcass, Angel Witch, Cirith Ungol, Immortal, At the Gates, Sacred Reich, Sleep & Exhorder

ROOTS of the 1980s Metal Demo Tape Trading Scene | on SiriusXM

Blasting the raw energy of early demo tapes by Megadeth, Metallica, Hellhammer, Morbid Angel, Carcass, Death, Nasty Savage and others.

Roots of the 1980 British Heavy Metal Invasion | on SiriusXM

Join us for an overwhelming deluge from the class of 1980 including Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Motörhead, Diamond Head, Angel Witch, Saxon, and more.

Roots of Metal Live Albums | on SiriusXM

Live classics by Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Slayer and peak Pantera, plus extreme perfection by Morbid Angel, Emperor, and Entombed

Roots of Slayer’s Evil 1985 Masterpiece HELL AWAITS | on SiriusXM

We go track by track through Hell Awaits, including the Slayer originals plus tributes from Sinister, Fleshcrawl, Angelcorpse, Cradle of Filth and others.

Roots of Lonely Isolation Metal | on SiriusXM

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

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

Roots of Inspirational Power Metal | on SiriusXM

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

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 SiriusXM

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

This week's metal history lesson taps the seven nations of Central America—Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Belize, and El Salvador
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ROOTS of the Early 1970s Proto-Metal Explosion | 50 Years of Metal on SiriusXM

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 on SiriusXM

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 on SiriusXM

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, 9AM ET Tues 2/4, 4PM ET Thurs 2/6, 9PM ET Happy and heavy...

Roots of Metal Sung in Native Tongues | on SiriusXM

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