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


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?

Roots R.I.P. to Original Motörhead Guitarist Larry Wallis | on SiriusXM

From 1975 through the first half of 1976, Wallis was the first guitarist in Lemmy Kilmister's dirty upstart band Motörhead.

Roots Metal Creator Series: Metal Church & Dismember | on SiriusXM

Pacific Northwest heavy metal missionaries Metal Church, and Stockholm's massive death metal masters Dismember.

Bloody Roots of Brutal Death Metal in 2019 | on SiriusXM

Gorge on up-to-date 2019 atrocities from Devourment, Breeding Ignorance, Rupturation, Organectomy, Rendered Helpless, Delirium Carnage, Urosepsis, and Rings of Saturn

Roots of Metal’s Orchestral Collaborations | on SiriusXM

Symphonic collaborations by metal bands including Celtic Frost, Emperor, Satyricon, Yngwie Malmsteen, Entombed, Nightwish, and Metallica.

ROOTS Woodstock Peace & Love Special: The Mellow Moods of Metal’s Future Majesties |...

Join us for an hour of trippy flower power as found on early records by Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Scorpions, UFO, Saxon, Hawkwind, Rainbow, Budgie, Krokus, and Deep Purple.

Roots of Metal Sung in Native Tongues | on SiriusXM

Roots of Metal Sung in Native Tongues | on SiriusXM Week of August 10, 2019 Sat 8/10, 6PM ET Sun 8/11, 1PM ET Mon 8/12, 9AM ET Tues 8/13, 4PM ET Thurs 8/15, 9PM ET Exploring metal's special status as a...

* Updated 8/6/19 * Upcoming Murder in the Front Row S.F. Thrash Metal Doc...

Here's where to catch a riot and watch MURDER IN THE FRONT ROW: The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story

Roots of Post-Metal | on SiriusXM

Check out pioneers including Godflesh, Neurosis, and Isis, plus current-day post-metal practitioners Amenra, the Ocean, Russian Circles, and more.

TEEN MUSIC HELL: Josie Cotton from VALLEY GIRL (1983) | The Official Teen Movie...

One barb against Valley Girl that sticks, though, is that for all of Nicolas Cage’s punk-rock bravado on-screen, no actual punk songs made it into the movie.

ROOTS of Iron Maiden’s 2000s-Era Resurgence | on SiriusXM

Exploring the five ambitious studio albums made by Iron Maiden since the return of singer Bruce Dickinson and guitarist Adrian Smith in 1999.

ROOTS Presents SHARK WEEK! | on SiriusXM

Killer attacks from all over the metal spawning grounds by Accept, Wolf, Wehrmacht, Loincloth, Darkthrone, Warhead, Municipal Waste, the Acacia Strain, Gallows, Overkill, Squalus, and more

TEEN MUSIC HELL: Missing Persons from LUNCH WAGON (1981) | The Official Teen Movie...

Welcome to a way out, Walkman-melting, battery-sucking hit parade of teen comedy soundtrack cuts assembled by Mike “McBeardo” McPadden, author of TEEN MOVIE HELL: A Crucible of Coming-of-Age Comedies from Animal House to Zapped!...

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.

TEEN MUSIC HELL: Krak from HARDBODIES (1984) | The Official Teen Movie Hell Mixtape

A tsunami of good times out of its tanning oil bottle with an arm musclebound from flexing at the beach