Support Middle Eastern Metal
In a show of solidarity with recent crackdowns on heavy metal bands and fans in Jordan and Iran, the ‘Bloody Roots’ weekly heavy metal history lesson on Sirius XM satellite radio hosted by Ian Christe (publisher of Bazillion Points Books, author of “Sound of the Beast“), will feature this week an hour-long overview of resistant metal music from across the Middle East.
Representing a maelstrom of styles, pioneering bands to be highlighted will include: MELECHESH (Israel), SALEM (Israel), ORPHANED LAND (Israel), ACRASSICUAUDA (Iraq), BILOCATE (Jordan), MEZARKABUL (Turkey), BLOOD INK (Lebanon), DARK PHILOSOPHY (Egypt), DUSK (Pakistan), ANGBAND (Iran), and NERVECELL (United Arab Emirates).
The ‘Bloody Roots of Middle Eastern Metal‘ show will air at the following times on Sirius XM Liquid Metal:
Saturday, May 30 @ 6pm ET
Sunday, May 31 @ 2pm ET
Tuesday, June 2 @ 3pm ET
Thursday, June 4 @ 9pm ET