Tag Archives: WYSP

Video: A “Great” Acoustic Pantera Cover

Posted by on September 26, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2gwPhPEpcg&feature=player_embedded#![/youtube] Given that their last album (Reinventing The Steel) came out 11 years ago and they’re one of the more influential metal bands of the last 20 years, it’s not really all that surprising to hear an acoustic cover of a Pantera song. What is surprising to hear is an acoustic cover of one of the […]

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WYSP’s Spike On The Demise Of His Rock Station

Posted by on September 14, 2011

Last month, Philadelphia rock radio institution WYSP signed off for the last time, flipping to a simulcast of AM sports station WIP. And while it was still a commercial rock station, their metal show, Rockers, helped foster Philly’s reputation as a metal town. Countless guests had stopped  by the show, and Job For A Cowboy […]

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Philly Loses Longtime Metal Radio Show “Rockers”

Posted by on August 21, 2009

[myspace]http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=59927590[/myspace]August 7 was a typical show for “Rockers,” the two-hour metal program that’s been a Friday night fixture in Philadelphia radio for the past 21 years. With the Mayhem Fest in town earlier that day, the show was largely dedicated to the bands playing it, with music from Slayer, Behemoth, and Whitechapel mixing in with […]

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