Tag Archives: WSOU

Ice-T gives props to college metal radio station WSOU in interview

Posted by on March 15, 2017

When you hear people, specifically those that like metal, discuss where they discover new music, radio is almost never where they find out about. The internet’s a great equalizer, as are websites like this one. However, South Orange, NJ college radio station WSOU isn’t just any station. The relatively small college station at a Catholic […]

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WSOU chooses their top ten of 2014

Posted by on December 15, 2014

Anyone that lives in the New York area or is in a touring metal band is probably aware of college station WSOU/South Orange, NJ. The radio station of Catholic university Seton Hall is just outside of New York, and plays metal almost exclusively. In addition to being the first place in the region where lots of […]

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Today in crowd funding: help WSOU documentary get made

Posted by on March 19, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/FcrBzc9GcaA[/youtube] 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, […]

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WSOU management staff’s top 10 metal records of 2013

Posted by on December 19, 2013

Anyone that lives in the New York area and appreciates metal listens to WSOU. Operating out of South Orange, New Jersey, Seton Hall’s college radio station plays metal nearly 24/7, and has launched and nurtured countless careers. And while we’ve already featured top 10 lists from both individual radio stations and from CMJ, as the only […]

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Former SiriusXM DJ Mario Comesanas Inspires Scholarship

Posted by on July 2, 2013

Just over two years ago, the metal community suffered a sudden loss when SiriusXM Liquid Metal host and musician Mario Comesanas passed away from a rare form of leukemia at the age of 30. And while it was a loss felt on a national scale, due to his popularity on SXM and a stint at Revolver magazine […]

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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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WSOU Hosting Radiothon For Hurricane Sandy Relief On Friday

Posted by on November 27, 2012

For those of you outside of the New York area, you probably haven’t thought about Hurricane Sandy in a few weeks. However, nearly a month after rain first started to fall, New York and New Jersey are still devastated. There are many people who lost everything, and things still are far from normal around these parts. […]

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WSOU’s ’25 Years Of Metal’ Show Offers Gift To First 1k

Posted by on November 18, 2011

Those attending WSOU’s ’25 Years of Metal’ show at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville NJ tonight might want to get there early, as the first 1,000 attendees will get a free WSOU gift. Chimaira, Unearth, Skeletonwitch, Molotov Solution and Fit For an Autopsy are among those playing.

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WSOU Celebrating National Day Of Metal

Posted by on November 11, 2011

24-7 college metal station WSOU/South Orange NJ is celebrating National Metal Day by not only playing metal, which they always do, but also airing vintage interviews from the likes of Ronnie James Dio, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and also a chat with That Metal Show host Eddie Trunk and an interview with Testament. Listen to them online.

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Chimaira, Unearth, Skeletonwitch Among Those Performing At WSOU’s 25th Anniversary Concert

Posted by on September 21, 2011

Metalheads in the New York/North NJ area know that 89.5 FM WSOU is more than a typical college radio station. For the past 25 years, Seton Hall University’s Pirate Radio has been a major source for metal/hard rock music in the metro area. And to celebrate their 25th anniversary, WSOU is putting together one hell […]

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