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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
Paladin

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

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

Roots of Metal Live Albums | on SiriusXM

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

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

ROOTS of 2019 Metal Debuts, Part I | on SiriusXM

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

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

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

My Dying Bride, Draconian, Paradise Lost, Lacuna Coil, Moonspell, Rotting Christ, Triptykon, Novembers Doom, Type O Negative and more.
Kerry King of Slayer, by Harald Oimoen

ROOTS Final Scream for SLAYERRR! | on SiriusXM

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

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

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

ROOTS Metal Creator Series: Mercyful Fate & King Diamond

The time has come to summon the band's dark eternal magic and honor the passing of an original member of the coven

TEEN MUSIC HELL: Billy Squier from FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH (1982) | The...

Billy Squier’s big beats provide rousing accompaniment to the infuriated Charles Jefferson (Forrest Whittaker) as he assassinates Lincoln High players all over the gridiron.

Roots of Metal in 1979: The Dam Began to Burst | on SiriusXM

With Black Sabbath derailed, Judas Priest and Scorpions rise to the forefront, and a new rash of bands including Saxon, Accept, and Iron Maiden emerge from the rubble of disco and punk to initiate a metal explosion

ROOTS Summons 13 Metal Demons for Halloween | on SiriusXM

Testament, Mayhem, Immortal, Napalm Death, Mercyful Fate, Entombed, Morbid Angel, Opeth, Pantera, and Candlemass to summon a pantheon of greater metal demons.

Roots of Jazz in Metal | on SiriusXM

Flip your wig with sax-soaked madness from pioneers Painkiller, Flying Luttenbachers, Ephel Death, and Yakuza

ROOTS of Central American Thrash Metal | on SiriusXM

A frantic thrash metal free-for-all featuring newcomers Atrofia, Cannabica, G.O.D., Intoxicator, Witchgöat, Verge of Umbra, Apes of God, and...Morbid Angel?