I was lucky to be born/grow up in an era where heavy rock/metal was booming. The energy and aggression was celebrated and far from cliché. As I grew older the music stayed with me and the realisation that bands were doing this on a local level dawned on me, I saw the first of many ‘local gigs at age 13. I’m a fan of a lot of different music nowadays, but ‘heavy metal’ has always stayed and never been a phase or trend.
I’ve been listening to RTR since I stumbled across it by chance 16 years ago. I helped out at another community station and when the chance came to broadcast on a station I loved I jumped at it.
A tough question in which the answer changes daily, but in no particular order”
Hearing new and unique sounds and the passion people have for something that is not ‘mainstream’.
A sixty year old gentleman called up and was talking to me about the hardcore band SUFFER. He saw them at the In The Pines festival and wanted to know more about them.
Posted or Behind The Mirror as I love the music played on both shows. They are the pefect ‘bookends’ to Critical Mass for me
I am a machine operator for a fly in/fly out Iron Ore mine. Also know as a “Steering wheel attendant”.
11th January 2018
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15th October 2015
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