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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 SiriusXM

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 | on SiriusXM

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 SiriusXM

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 SiriusXM

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 | on SiriusXM

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 Liquid Metal

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