ROOTS of San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal | on SiriusXM

Merciless S.F. Bay Area thrash metal w/ Exodus, Death Angel, Possessed, Testament, Blind Illusion, early Metallica, Forbidden and more

ROOTS of Clean Vocals in Extreme Metal | on SiriusXM

Clean vocals in heavy tracks by Morbid Angel, Opted, Borknagar, Enslaved, Akercocke, Primordial, Monuments, Fear Factory, and more

ROOTS Anniversary of Iron Maiden’s PIECE OF MIND | on SiriusXM

Iron Maiden's Piece of Mind w/ rare Maiden, Tyr, White Wizzard, Sonata Arctica, Cohered and Cambria, Fozzy, Morgion, and more
Violator - Roots of Neo-Thrash Metal playlist

Roots of Neo-Thrash Metal: Thrashback in the 2000s | on SiriusXM

Neo-thrash revivalists Municipal Waste, Havoc, Ghoul, Power Trip, Game Bomb, Violator, Lich King, Warbringer, Vektor, and more
Agalloch - Roots of Romantic Black Metal on SiriusXM

ROOTS of Romantic Black Metal | on SiriusXM

Emotional black metal tracks by Agalloch, Ulver, In the Woods..., Botanist, Empyrium, Myrkur, and more

ROOTS of Bolt Thrower Worship | on SiriusXM

Bolt Thrower and covers by Misery Index and Dying Fetus, plus an army of bands, including War Master, Hellshock, Chainsword, and more

ROOTS of 1983: The Storm Before the Thrash | on SiriusXM

A face-melting hour of 1983 ragers by Exciter, Raven, Satan, Venom, Accept, Acid, Anvil, Manowar, and early efforts by Overkill and Anthrax


Rich, dark Greek metal by Varathron, Rotting Christ, Nightfall, Septicflesh, Necromantia, Dead Congregation, Domination Inc., Yoth Iria

ROOTS of the NWOBHM Tradition | on SiriusXM

NWOBHM tracks by Tank, Venom, Saxon, Diamond Head, more, as they inspired Kreator, Slayer, Opeth, In Flames, Metallica, and more.
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Bloody Roots of Viking Metal | on SiriusXM

The hordes of Enslaved, Manowar, Bathory, Turisas, Tyr, Ensiferum, Unleashed, Emperor, and more

Bloody Roots of the 1980s Brazilian Raw Metal Attack | on SiriusXM

Brazil's over-the-top frenzied headbanger invasion, with Sepultura, Sarcofago, Vulcano, Mystifier, Holocausto, Mutilator, and more

ROOTS of Crossover’s Crushing 21st Century Comeback | on SiriusXM

Dive bombs, mosh parts, and roars from Power Trip, Iron Reagan, Plague Years, Fugitive, Judiciary, High Command, Enforced, and more

ROOTS Celebrates Black History in Metal | on SiriusXM

Early Metallica, Hirax, God Forbid, Mystifier, Sound Barrier, Suffocation, Tony Macalpine, Animals as Leaders, Zeal & Ardor, and many more.

ROOTS Thanks Metal Doomfather Ozzy Osbourne | on SiriusXM

Selections by Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne solo, plus collaborations with Rick Wakeman, Tony Iommi, Rob Zombie, and more

ROOTS of 1993’s Raw Black Metal Assault | on SiriusXM

The dawn of black metal's ascent, with tracks by Immortal, Behemoth, Sigh, Marduk, Beherit, Emperor, Enslaved, Darkthrone, Mayhem, and more

ROOTS of 1993: When Death Metal Became Respectable | on SiriusXM

Death metal Carcass, Death, Entombed, Paradise Lost, Morbid Angel, Dissection, Cynic, and Atheist found melody, prog, goth, and rock in 1993

ROOTS of the Best Metal Debuts of 2022 | on SiriusXM

a horde of new bands w/ members of Autopsy, Municipal Waste, In Flames, Trivium, High on Fire, Power Trip, Metallica, Absu, Trivium, Midnight
Roots of Icy Quebec Tech Metal

ROOTS of Icy French-Canadian Quebec Tech Metal | on SiriusXM

Voivod, Neuraxis, Augury, Beyond Creation, Martyr, Obliveon, Cryptopsy, Despised Icon, Quo Vadis, Gorguts, and more more Quebec tech!

ROOTS Best Instrumental Metal of 2022 | on SiriusXM

State-of-the-art metal musicianship from Meshuggah, Arch Enemy, Watain, Ghost, Animals as Leaders, Kirk Hammett, Kreator, Immolation and more

ROOTS of Ukrainian Metal | on SiriusXM

Ukrainian metal heroics from Elderblood, Jinjer, Soom, Rise or Die, Ignea, Khors, 1914, Fleshgore, Space of Variations, and more