Category Archives: Radio

Today in crowd funding: help WSOU documentary get made

Posted by on March 19, 2014

Even if you’re not in the New York listening area, you’re probably familiar with WSOU. For over 25 years, the college radio station, broadcasting from Seton Hall University in East Orange, NJ, has broadcast metal 24/6 (it’s a Catholic university – they rest on the 7th day). It’s helped break bands like Killswitch Engage, Clutch, […]

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Terrestrial radio actually growing in America

Posted by on January 15, 2014

Terrestrial radio, a vast wasteland of bland pop and Nirvana songs that’s been forgotten about as newer ways to listen to music have replaced it, right? NOPE. Last week, the FCC released a report on the number of legal broadcast stations. Hypebot reports that compared to a year ago, there are actually more radio stations […]

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Ask a DJ: Metal Radio’s Most Anticipated 2014 Albums

Posted by on January 9, 2014

As 2013 drew to a close, we highlighted several of our favorite albums of 2013 while doing something a bit unusual: we included metal radio’s favorite albums of the year, both in an official most-played capacity and in the form of consensus favorites.  That naturally made us start wondering…what are metal radio’s most anticipated releases […]

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Metal Radio’s Top 10 Albums of 2013

Posted by on December 17, 2013

It might come as a surprise to many, but metal still gets played on the radio!  In addition to channels like SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal and nationally syndicated shows like Full Metal Jackie, there are still hundreds of outlets for heavy music in the United States.  A large number of college radio stations have at least a metal show […]

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As Metal Station WSOU Celebrates 65 Years, Alumni Reflect

Posted by on April 12, 2013

What were you doing on April 14th, 1948?   If you’re like me, you didn’t even exist yet. And to those of you reading this that did exist on that date, I hope that whatever you were doing was fulfilling and wonderful, even if you were only a newborn at the time. You likely don’t […]

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