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Loud Rock Charts: 5/28

How rad are three-day weekends? Instead of putting off work until Sunday, everyone gets an extra day to regret not doing a single productive thing. Now that you’re well rested, you can check out this week’s new music! Remember The Locust? Even better, remember when current Retox vocalist, Justin Pearson, pulled the best gag on reality TV?

Fans of any past Pearson projects  (music and pranks alike) or just good Punk/Hardcore, be sure to check out Retox’s new album YPLL. If you can, be sure to catch this band live and hopefully you can come close to breaking your nose like I almost did last time they came around.

ADDS:

1 RETOX YPLL Epitaph
2 HAVOK Give Me Liberty… Or Give Me Death
3 BLOOD CEREMONY The Eldritch Dark Rise Above
4 TESSERACT Altered State
5 DIO Finding The Sacred Heart Eagle Rock

 

 

CHARTS:

1 DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN One Of Us Is The Killer Sumerian
2 ANVIL Hope In Hell The End
3 ORCHID The Mouths Of Madness Nuclear Blast
4 ENTRAILS Raging Death Metal Blade
5 DEMON LUNG Hundredth Name Candlelight
6 DELAIN Interlude Napalm
7 GHOST B.C. Infestissumam Loma Vista
8 OCEAN Pelagial Metal Blade
9 VEHEMENT SERENADE The Things That Tear You Apart Fast Break
10 MY DYING BRIDE The Manuscript Peaceville

 

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Loud Rock Charts: 5/21

After getting beaten and bruised at the Dillinger Escape Plan show, it was nice to take some time off and relax to some of the new releases slated for this week. Fans of Orchid (Doom Metal band not Screamo band, but that would be rad if they had a new album) will be pleased with their latest release. Slow rockin’, headbangin’, doomy metal was the perfect way to fix my broken body. Now if you don’t mind I’m going drift into the catatonic dream state this album will you in and hope I never wake up.

 

1 ORCHID The Mouths Of Madness Nuclear Blast
2 U.D.O. Steelhammer AFM
3 DEMON LUNG Hundredth Name Candlelight
4 TAINTED NATION F.E.A.R. Massacre
5 A PALE HORSE NAMED DEATH Lay My Soul To Waste SPV

 

 

 

1 DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN One Of Us Is The Killer Sumerian
2 ANVIL Hope In Hell The End
3 SODOM Epitome Of Torture SPV
4 DELAIN Interlude Napalm
5 FKU The Rise Of The Mosh Monsters Napalm
6 GHOST B.C. Infestissumam Loma Vista
7 KINGS DESTROY A Time Of Hunting War Crime
8 VEHEMENT SERENADE The Things That Tear You Apart Fast Break
9 MY DYING BRIDE The Manuscript Peaceville
10 CATHEDRAL The Last Spire Metal Blade

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KZSC Jazz Charts 5/6 and Featured Artist Sarah Elizabeth Charles

All of the cats at KZSC have been enjoying a huge influx of the finest jazz in lieu of the recent JAM (Jazz Appreciation Month) of April. Now that April has ended, the fun hasn’t stopped in May and we continue to recieve tons of titles from our promoters!

Here, some of the most popular plays are listed:

1 ELDAR DJANGIROV Breakthrough
2 MARC BERNSTEIN Hymn For Life
3 HEATHER MASSE AND DICK HYMAN Lock My Heart
4 JANE MONHEIT The Heart Of The Matter
5 ANTHONY BRANKER AND WORD PLAY Uppity
6 LISA HILTON Getaway
7 MADELEINE PEYROUX The Blue Room
8 MICHAEL BLANCO No Time Like the Present
9 SARAH ELIZABETH CHARLES Red
10 MIKROKOLEKTYW Absent Minded
Among these is a very talented artist recently featured here at KZSC, and goes by the name Sarah Elizabeth Charles. Emerging from the vibrant jazz scene of New York City and producing through Truth Revolution Records, Sarah recently completed a tour of the west coast going through Seattle, San Francisco, Berkeley AND she even came up to our lovely little KZSCabin in the woods! Her recent recording of the album “RED” with her quartet is certainly something worth listening to. We completed a studio interview last week, which should air on my show Stirrin’ the Soup on Thursday 2-4pm.
Sarah has already played some of the greatest venues in NYC, including Dizzy’s, the Blue Note and the Iridium. Her expression doesn’t stop at RED- I’m told that there is more to look forward to the end of this year and the the following.As usual, the jazz/blues department at KZSC is committed to keeping things fresh…We are receiving nothing but the newest recordings from all over the country and we want to spin them for YOU! If you want to hear it all, tune into some of the great shows throughout the week:Your favorite kind of American folk music on American Spirit, Wednesdays 9am-12pm
A mix that contains non-GMO soul on Stirrin the Soup, 2-4 pm Thursdays.
See how it’s all related on Not So Distant Relatives, Fridays 2-4pm.
The finest women of jazz on Jazz Kitty, Saturdays 12-2pm.
Still want more??? We know you do. Check out the program schedule in the tab at the top of this page to see what else is cookin’.We thank you for listening, we thank the artists for swinging, and the promoters for mailing. Until next time.

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Loud Rock Charts: 5/14

Greetings all! Decisions are in and the people have spoken, KZSC’s new Loud Rock Director is I, DJ trev_gore! I’m hoping I can fill in the shoes of your former overlord Brootalisk sufficiently. As first order of action, check out these new rad jams for you headbang and loose your hearing to! Topping the adds we have insanely talented Math Rock/Hardcore greats Dillinger Escape Plan with their latest album One of Us Is The Killer. Be sure to check them out on this tour as they’re going to be ripping faces off all across ‘Merica alongside Faceless and Royal Thunder. Be ready to headwalk, stagedive, and get wacky whilst listening to this album.

 

1 DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN One Of Us Is The Killer Sumerian
2 BLOOD CEREMONY The Eldtritch Dark
3 ANVIL Hope In Hell The End
4 IMMOLATION Kingdom Of Conspiracy Nuclear Blast
5 BLACK COWGIRL Black Cowgirl Restricted Release

 

 

 

1 SODOM Epitome Of Torture SPV
2 OCEAN Pelagial Metal Blade
3 GHOST B.C. Infestissumam Loma Vista
4 UNCLE ACID AND THE DEADBEATS Mind Control Metal Blade
5 SHINING One One One Prosthetic
6 IRON LUNG White Glove Test
7 ARSIS Unwelcome Nuclear Blast
8 DELAIN Interlude
9 KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Disarm The Descent Roadrunner
10 WOE Withdrawal Candlelight

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Loud Rock Charts: 5/7

Sodom’s Epitome of Torture dropped on our (metal)heads two weeks ago. What the hell? How did I miss that? More importantly, who’s the assbag that forget to send me a memo and do my job for me?

Also, if you have yet to check out The Ocean’s newest record, you are sorely missing out on what is arguably the best record to come out so far this year…and dare I say it of last year as well. Honestly, all of the records listed below are all worth permanently damaging your hearing to, but you already knew that, right?

1 SODOM Epitome Of Torture SPV
2 MASTERS OF METAL Masters Of Metal [EP] Krypto 9
3 UNCLE ACID AND THE DEADBEATS Mind Control Metal Blade
4 ATROCITY Okkult Napalm
5 AVANTASIA The Mystery Of Time Nuclear Blast

 

 

 

1 OCEAN Pelagial Metal Blade
2 GHOST B.C. Infestissumam Loma Vista
3 ARSIS Unwelcome Nuclear Blast
4 SHINING One One One Prosthetic
5 LOSTALONE I’m A UFO In This City The End
6 AMORPHIS Circle Nuclear Blast
7 KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Disarm The Descent Roadrunner
8 SACRED MOTHER TONGUE Out Of The Darkness The End
9 SUICIDAL TENDENCIES 13 Suicidal
10 WOE Withdrawal Candlelight

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Loud Rock Charts: 4/30

With these last adds/charts comes the end of April, and the beginning of something beautiful. And metal. Can we dub this month “Metal May”? Because there are some seriously mindblowing tours coming to the Bay Area and Santa Cruz over the course of the next 4 weeks.

Inhale…

We’ve got Gorod/Fallujah on May 3rd, Cancer Bats/Kvelertak/Black Tusk on May 7th, Arsis on May 16th, Cannibal Corpse/Napalm Death/Immolation on May 17th, Dillinger Escape Plan/Faceless/Royal Thunder on May 19th, Kylesa on May 24th, Opeth/Katatonia on May 26th, and finally Decapitated on May 30th.

Phew.

I don’t know when May decided to go the way of the headbangers, but I sure as hell am not complaining.
1 AMORPHIS Circle Nuclear Blast
2 SACRED MOTHER TONGUE Out Of The Darkness The End
3 CATHEDRAL The Last Spire Metal Blade
4 STARKILL Fires Of Life Century Media
5 PURSON The Circle And The Blue Door Metal Blade

 

 

1 OCEAN Pelagial Metal Blade
2 KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Disarm The Descent Roadrunner
3 GHOST B.C. Infestissumam Loma Vista
4 ARSIS Unwelcome Nuclear Blast
5 LOSTALONE I’m A UFO In This City The End
6 SHINING One One One Prosthetic
7 SUICIDAL TENDENCIES 13 Suicidal
8 BYZANTINE Byzantine Self-Released
9 AMARANTHE The Nexus Spinefarm
10 WHILE SHE SLEEPS This Is The Six The End