Loud Rock Charts – Last Week of August

Phew! The end of summer is in sight, and the dawn of a new school year is draws nigh. But KZSC’s dedication to bringing you brutal, thrashy, turn-the-speakers-up-and-melt-your-face-off tracks is like a snake made of airwaves that is constantly eating its own tail as it hurtles through the infinite void of space–it never ends! Check out our DJs’ latest picks!

Top Ten:

  1. TITUS ANDRONICUS — The Most Lamentable Tragedy
  2. MYRKUR — M
  3. MERCY BROWN — Mercy Brown
  4. BUTCHER BABIES — Take It Like A Man
  5. SHARKMUFFIN — Chartreuse
  6. THE WORRIERS — Imaginary Life
  7. S.O.T.O — Inside the Vertigo
  8. KARBHÖLZ — Karma
  9. DELETIST — 3rd Class Cover Songs
  10. HO99O9 — Horrors of 1999 [EP]


  • AHAB — The Boats of Glen Carrig

Check out Fatal Flaw, off of Titus Andronicus’ new album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy!


Loud Rock Charts – Third Week of August

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Top Ten:

  1. ARCHERCulling the Weak
  2. DELETIST — 3rd Class Cover Song
  3. DOG PARTY — Vol. 4
  4. MUTOID MAN — Bleeder
  5. KORPIKLAANI — Noita
  6. HIGH ON FIRE — Luminiferous
  7. SONICK PLAGUE — Sonick Plague
  8. WORRIERS — Imaginary Life
  9. GRAVE BABIES — Holographic Violence
  10. HIBRIA — Hibria


  • RIWEN — The Cold
  • RAMMING SPEED — No Epitaphs

Check out the title track off of Archers’ new album, Culling the Weak!


New World Charts- Third week of August

This week’s world music top 10 are steady, with last week’s adds picking up well. Cuban son and song coming from Dayme Arocena and Quarter Street are perfect for this unexpected summer heat. Chico Trujillo also come with their new style of Chilean cumbia, as well as Bomba Estereo’s electrodance beats for those summer block parties. Need some reggae? Our adds is the new single from Stick figure, which features Slightly Stoopid.

2. MBONGWANA STAR- From Kinshasa
3.  DAYME AROCENA- Nueva Era
4.  QUARTER STREET- Quarter Street
5.  LILA DOWNS- Balas Y Chocolate
6.  VARIOUS ARTISTS- Putumayo Presents: Afro-Caribbean Party
7.  DINA EL WEDIDI- Turning Back
8.  MICHAEL KEALE- No Ka Beauty
9.  BOMBA ESTEREO- Amanecer
10. CHICO TRUJILLO- Reina De Todas Las Fiestas


1. STICK FIGURE- “Choice Is Yours” [Single]

2. GRECCO BURATTO- Essas Coisas Todas


Loud Rock Charts – Second Week of August

Whew! It’s that time of the week again. Rest assured, the new releases gracing our air-room are as hot as the mid-August sun. Check ’em out!

Top Ten:

  1. MUTOID MAN — Bleeder
  2. ARCHER — Culling the Weak
  3. HIGH ON FIRE — Luminiferous
  4. ANGRA — Secret Garden
  5. KORPIKLAANI — Noita
  6. KÄRBHOLZ — Karma
  7. DOG PARTY — Vol. 4
  8. HO99O9 — Horrors of 1999 (EP)
  9. ANTI-FLAG — American Spring
  10. EMERGENCY GATE — Rewake


  • DELETIST — Disappearing: Impromptus for Piano Cello Oboe Noise & Blood

Check out Sweet Ivy, off of Mutoid Man’s new album, Bleeder!


New World Charts- second week of August

Well it’s already August! Some kids are already heading off Back-to-School (because we all know this magic event deserves a hyphenated proper noun) and us on the quarter system are in the second half of our summer sessions. For driving those young-uns back to their playgrounds here’s some new world music just for you.

New to our charts is Dina El Wedidi an world music vocalist from Egypt who has performed with ensembles and took part in The Nile Project initiative, as well as and mentoring under Gilberto Gil. This is El Wedidi’s debut solo album, and it features elements of Bossa Nova and Jazz blended into Arabic music.

1    NATALIA LAFOURCADE    Hasta La Raiz
2    MBONGWANA STAR    From Kinshasa
3    TIEMPO LIBRE    Panamericano
4    NIYAZ    The Fourth Light
5    LILA DOWNS    Balas Y Chocolate
6    VARIOUS ARTISTS    Putumayo Presents: Afro-Caribbean Party
7    DINA EL WEDIDI    Turning Back
9    MORGAN HERITAGE    Strictly Roots
10   CHICO TRUJILLO    Reina De Todas Las Fiestas

In our Adds, we have some great Afro-Caribbean music coming to you from the worlds of Havana culture, and the Caribbean at large.

1 Dayme Arocena          Nueva Era

2 Various Artists           Afro-Caribbean Party



Loud Rock Charts – First Week of August

Whether your August so far has been sleepy and warm, or a frenzied blur of summer school, it’s natural that you may be starting to tune most things out. But something something loud rock something something feel awesome! Something our DJs something something ROCKIN’ TRACKS. Check it out:

Top Ten:

  1. SONICK PLAGUE — Sonick Plague
  2. DOG PARTY — Vol. 4
  3. MUTOID MAN — Bleeder
  4. KÄRBHOLZ — Karma
  5. SWEETALK — Picturesque
  6. HIGH ON FIRE — Luminiferous
  7. THE EXPLOSION — Red Tape [Single]
  8. KORPIKLAANI — Noita
  9. HO99O9 — Horrors of 1999 [EP]
  10. ANTI-FLAG — American Spring


  • ARCHER — Culling the Weak
  • HIBRIA — Hibria

Check out Street Wars, the first track off Sonick Plague’s latest album!