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Makings of Metal Music Can be Traced to Black Sabbath

Adam Heymann

January 30, 2014

In popular discussions about hard rock and its musical offshoots––metal and punk––Led Zeppelin reigns supreme. For example, VH1's Top 100 Greatest Hard Rock Artists list places Led Zeppelin in the first spot with Black Sabbath, Jimi Hendrix, AC/DC and Metallica in the following positions. While...

Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners

Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners


May 9, 2012

Ensconced behind the soundboard in the cozy KWCW studio, it's easy for a college DJ to imagine that nobody is actually listening. Few Whitties own radio sets, and while friends and family might be persuaded to tune into the webstream on occasion, the studio phones rarely light up. For good reason––KWCW's largest listener constituency doesn't ...

KWCW Show of the Week

The Editors

December 1, 2011

Graphic by Alden. 'The Art of Metal' Ziggy Sawdust storms the airwaves after Midnight Monsoon with two hours of hardcore jams to meet your metal needs. German metal, death metal, industrial, grindcore: it's all here. Show Monday how you really feel about it. Mondays, 12 a.m. - 2 a.m. On the ...

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