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Heavier! Faster! Louder! The Story of Tyneside Heavy Metal is a six-part audio documentary series narrated by renowned hard rock DJ Alan Robson.Hear new interviews from Venom, Raven, Tygers of Pan Tang, Atomkraft and many more. New episodes on Thursdays. All tracks licensed courtesy of BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd except for 'The Power' which is used with permission from Bernadette Mooney (War Machine)

Heavier! Faster! Louder! The Story of Tyneside Heavy Metal Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

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Heavier! Faster! Louder! The Story of Tyneside Heavy Metal is a six-part audio documentary series narrated by renowned hard rock DJ Alan Robson.Hear new interviews from Venom, Raven, Tygers of Pan Tang, Atomkraft and many more. New episodes on Thursdays. All tracks licensed courtesy of BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd except for 'The Power' which is used with permission from Bernadette Mooney (War Machine)

    Episode 5: At War With Satan

    Episode 5: At War With Satan

    Contains references to suicide and drug use. Tyneside's heavy metal heroes make a big splash across the pond but a moral panic is brewing. Music included in this episode: The Power - War MachineLive At The Inferno - RavenDie Hard - VenomFuture Warriors...

    • 24 min
    Episode 4: In League With Satan

    Episode 4: In League With Satan

    There's no one deadlier than Venom, the cult Newcastle band that pushed boundaries and spawned a new genre - black metal. Music included in this episode: The Power - War Machine In Nomine Satanas - VenomManitou - Venom Angel Dust - Venom In League With...

    • 31 min
    Episode 3: Pour The Metal In

    Episode 3: Pour The Metal In

    Tyneside's heavy metal subculture begins to grow. There was plenty to keep heads banging from Metro Radio's 'The Hot 'N' Heavy Express,' Sounds Music Paper and Kerrang! to the working men's clubs, the City Hall and Newcastle's legendary Mayfair. Music...

    • 26 min
    Episode 2: Rock Until You Drop

    Episode 2: Rock Until You Drop

    As the likes of Iron Maiden and Saxon spearheaded the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, a Tyneside record label unearths new talents. Music included in this episode: The Power - War MachineName, Rank And Serial Number - Fist Don't Need Your Money -...

    • 30 min
    Episode 1: SS Giro

    Episode 1: SS Giro

    Tyneside's traditional heavy industries are dying. Inspired by the devil's music, kids see guitars and amps as their way out. Music included in this episode: The Power - War MachineBack To The Grind - White Spirit SS Giro - Fist Break The Chain -...

    • 26 min

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