Metal Box presents:

Tonight at 11pm EST WRIR LP 97.3FM Richmond Independent Radio “METAL BOX” presents Score from 1987 horror movie “PRINCE OF DARKNESS”, composed by JOHN CARPENTER an association with Alan Howarth … Plus special showcase of black metal band “LORD OF HORNS” from Lordi, NJ… Plus music from DEAD COOL, DEATH LOVES VERONICA and WIDOW RINGS!!! It’s going to be a wicked killer night of EVILNESS!!!

    Metal Box    May 19th, 2022

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top 30 new albums for Apr 12 presents:

The weekly chart reflects the diversity of programming on WRIR. In an average week, WRIR DJs play approximately 1,200 albums (and EPs and singles).

To make it on the list, an album must be released in the past year. Local bands and albums played by more than one DJ are given priority in the rankings.

Below the chart is a list of new albums added to the music library once that information has been compiled. Check back later if it’s not there yet.

1 Wet Leg Wet Leg Domino
2 Denzel Curry Melt My Eyez See Your Future Loma Vista
3 Widow Rings Songs for the Hearse, Vol. 2 – Single Housefire
4 The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys Never Slow Down Smithsonian Folkways
5 Los Bitchos Let the Festivities Begin! City Slang
6 Just Mustard Heart Under Partisan / Liberator Music
7 Mary J. Blige Good Morning Gorgeous 300 Entertainment
8 Fly Anakin Frank Lex
9 Guerilla Toss Famously Alive Sub Pop
10 Ibibio Sound Machine Electricity Merge
11 Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway Crooked Tree Nonesuch
12 Cliff and Ivy Bloody Ghost – Single House of Extreme Darkness
13 Shawnis and the Shimmers Wasteland Adang
14 Cut the Architect’s Hand The Eternity Box Aunt Mary / New Dirt
15 3:33 Moon Maniac – EP self-released
16 Prayer Group Michael Dose self-released
17 A New Dawn Fades I See the Nightbirds (Deluxe Reissue) Cherub
18 Chris Ratterree Established in 1971 self-released
19 Ant The Symbol Ant’s Addition Vintage Youth
20 Ed Schrader’s Music Beat Nightclub Daydreaming Carpark
21 Anand Wilder I Don’t Know My Words Last Gang
22 Kilo Kish AMERICAN GURL Kisha Soundscapes + Audio
23 Jamie McLean Band Paradise Found Harmonized
24 Freakons Freakons Fluff and Gravy
25 Widowspeak The Jacket Captured Tracks
26 BODEGA Broken Equipment What’s Your Rupture?
27 Jeremy Ivey Invisible Pictures Anti/Epitaph
28 Whiskey West Freight Train Mama Whiskey West
29 Ceramic Animal Sweet Unknown Easy Eye Sound
30 The Birthday Massacre Fascination Metropolis


    April 12th, 2022

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Metal Box presents:

Tonight on “METAL BOX” I will be playing score from horror movie soundtrack Sleepwalkers composed by Nicholas Pike…along with showcasing local Virginia bands, Angel Metro and Widow Rings. Plus Goodnight Cairo, Street Fever and Panic Lift. Tonight is more of electro-industrial, goth rock, darkwave, post-punk, dark synthwave and heavy metal. Get ready for the cats to come running! !!

    Metal Box    September 7th, 2018

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