BRAVEWORDS RADIO relaunches
Bravewords Radio Relaunches with Over 4500 Songs and 1100 Artists, Real Metal Radio!
BraveWords.com announces the relaunch of BraveWords Radio at www.BraveWordsRadio.com. The NEW radio station is available worldwide and can be accessed from any device with a web browser. Over 4500 tracks from over 1100 artists kick off the best sounding rock and metal radio station. Bravewords Radio will offer a carefully curated selection of music that spans the breadth of rock’s diverse subgenres. From timeless classics to emerging talents, they will ensure that listeners have access to the best of rock music. In addition, look for exclusive interviews with prominent artists, captivating live performances, and behind-the-scenes glimpses will provide a unique and intimate perspective on the rock music scene.
Tim Henderson, BraveWords.com, “So have you listened yet? Deafened by the experience? Well, we don’t want to make you deaf, just enlighten your ears every day with the finest slabs of metal from all eras. I’m having so much fun cranking this every day and hearing some gems that I haven’t heard in ages! Thank you for joining us.”
As you already know, Bravewords has been a revered rockzine since its establishment in 1994. Building on their legacy, they are thrilled to reintroduce Bravewords Radio, the perfect audio companion to their renowned rock music content. This exciting venture will solidify their position as an authority in the rock music scene and provide fans with an exceptional radio experience.
They are honored to have two accomplished professionals leading the charge at Bravewords Radio. First and foremost, Brian Basher a prominent figure in the rock radio industry. Brian’s expertise and experience as the host of the widely syndicated radio show Hard Rock Nights, along with his role as program director at Philly Rock Radio, make him the ideal curator of radio programming.
Partnering with Brian is Kevin McElroy, a seasoned veteran in the industry and the owner of PhillyRockRadio.com since 2012. With his acclaimed radio programs, Philly Rock Live and The Saloon Rock Club, Kevin has garnered a loyal following and established himself as a respected figure in the internet radio landscape. Together, Brian and Kevin bring a wealth of knowledge and passion to Bravewords Radio.
In anticipation of the launch, Brian shared his enthusiasm: “Bravewords has long been the go-to destination for rock music enthusiasts, and with Bravewords Radio, we are taking the rock radio experience to new heights. Brace yourselves for an immersive journey featuring incredible music, exclusive artist interviews, and a backstage pass to the pulsating world of rock ‘n’ roll.”
Get ready to rock like never before with Bravewords Radio!
The seed was planted in 1994 with the launch of Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles Magazine which ran for nearly 15 years and became the longest-running and biggest hard rock and heavy metal magazine in Canadian history. At its peak, BW&BK produced 40,000 copies in 40 countries, almost every magazine containing a unique full-length CD sampler called KnuckleTracks, which included the finest heavy music of the day. The magazine interviewed and featured all the heavyweights of the genre including AC/DC, Metallica, Slayer, Led Zeppelin, Megadeth, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Motörhead, KISS, King Diamond, Opeth, Dimmu Borgir, Sepultura, Iced Earth, In Flames, Behemoth, Slipknot and many more!
With the rapid spread of the world wide web, BraveWords.comwas born in 2000 and quickly became the CNN of heavy metal. With its team of global writers and photographers, the site flourished with 24/7 updated news, features, reviews, audio, video and the Metal Market which has become instrumental for fans to find their favorite music. Today the site has seen a 25% increase in recent months and proudly serves 30,000 visitors a day from around the world; the top 5 countries being the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany and Sweden. The site caters to a wide age demographic from the late teens into those metalheads in their 60s, with a nearly 50/50 between men and women. A true United Nations of heavy metal!
Over time, BraveWords has worked with thousands of labels, bands, promoters, publicists, marketing companies around the world and its prolific partners include Iron Maiden’s Trooper Beer, Metal Reels Gaming, 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise and Germany’s Summer Breeze Open Air.
25 years and counting, BraveWords wears their metal heart loudly on their sleeve, as they celebrate the greatest genre of music with the most dedicated and passionate fans on the planet!
About Philly Rock Radio:
Philly Rock Radio, launched in February 2012, fills the void left by the decline of hard rock terrestrial radio stations, while providing a platform for beloved music from the 70s and 80s, deep tracks from known and obscure bands, and emerging rock artists overlooked by mainstream radio. With a focus on new music and niche programming spanning various flavors of hard rock, classic rock, and heavy metal, Philly Rock Radio also aims to showcase the incredible talent within the local rock scene. As a beacon of rock music, the station revives the genre’s legacy, embraces diversity, and champions the raw talent of Philadelphia.
Michael Brandvold is a freelance music industry consultant based in Northern California. Having launched Michael Brandvold Marketing to leverage his years of experience to provide direction to large and small clients in the areas of online & social marketing as well as e-commerce and customer acquisition and retention.
Gene Simmons of KISS first tapped Michael’s skills as a pioneering online marketing strategist to launch and manage all aspects of Kissonline.com’s multi-million dollar enterprise, including their ground-breaking VIP ticket program.
Michael has also managed the online efforts for W.A.S.P., Jordan Rudess, Greg Kihn, KISS, ACCEPT, SOiL, Tantric, Killer Dwarfs, Dream Theater, Little Caesar, Narada Michael Walden, Motley Crüe, Rod Stewart, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Madonna and Britney Spears to name only a few.