Kick Ass Classic Metal
Metal Shop 80s Hair Metal Radio Station
Metal Shop 80s Hair Metal Radio Spotify Playlist
After 15 years, the official radio stream ceased operation in 2019, but you can still listen to most of the kick ass 80’s metal and hard rock featured on METAL SHOP via Spotify. Click the link above, then click the big green play button to shuffle nearly 1,000 tracks from Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Dio, Metallica, Mötley Crüe, Ozzy, Ratt, Scorpions and more. We hope you agree that ‘We Rock!’
Big Hair Hits
HAIR BAND RADIO 80's and 90's Hair Bands Radio Station
Metal Shop 80s Hair Metal Radio Spotify Playlist
Your favorite guilty pleasure for Big Hair Hits of the 80’s and 90’s. The radio stream ceased operation in 2019, but you can still listen to most of the pop metal and power ballads featured on HAIR BAND RADIO via Spotify. Click the link above, then click the big green play button to shuffle over 600 tracks from Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, Lita Ford, Mötley Crüe, Poison, Ratt, Scorpions, Whitesnake and more.

 
Welcome to WTF Thursday. Rumors persist that Axl Rose will perform with AC/DC as a guest vocalist for their 10 remaining shows, but this sounds like a done deal with Malcolm Young’s son claiming ‘It’s True.’ Another source says Brian Johnson was “supposed to retire after the last tour.” Official word should be coming any day or minute now.
 
40 years ago this summer, KISS’ Gene Simmons discovered VAN HALEN and recorded several demos with them, including Eddie and Alex playing KISS’ “Christine Sixteen.” Those recordings have never seen the light of day. Simmons says “It’s a lot of cool stuff, but the band just doesn’t want it to come out — you know, the back and forth with [David Lee] Roth complicated matters.” While there is no official release, you can hear the demos online at this location – http://www.vhnd.com/2016/03/22/gene-simmons-talks-lost-seventies-van-halen-demos/
 
METALLICA’s “Master Of Puppets” is among the albums that have been selected for induction into the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry, which annually selects 25 recordings that are “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” and are at least 10 years old. The selections for the 2015 registry bring the total number of recordings on the registry to 450, only a minuscule portion of the Library’s vast recorded-sound collection of more than 3 million items.
 
On considering the possible end of IRON MAIDEN when Bruce Dickinson was diagnosed with cancer, bassist Steve Harris said “At this stage of our career, I really don’t think we would have looked to another singer. We didn’t even consider it. There’s no point. We can’t really replace Bruce anyway, so we wouldn’t try at this stage in our career. I don’t think so. But, thank God we didn’t need to and he’s fine.” Harris went on to say “If Maiden ended tomorrow, it’s been amazing and I can live with that.”
 
This sounds like an Onion article, but this headline was seen on a metal website yesterday – “MÖTLEY CRÜE Reunites As ‘Motley Crew’ To Avoid Retirement Contract”
 
Today in 1979, MOTÖRHEAD paved the way for thrash with their second album ‘Overkill’
 
Happy Birthday to Exodus singer Steve Souza. He turns 52 today.
 
The 80’s metal runs loud and proud on METAL SHOP 24/7. Thanks for listening!
 
AC/DC Axl Rose Brian Johnson Replacement
 

 

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