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We Are Featured In This Week’s VC Reporter

The nice folks at VC Reporter did a killer write up on us and founder Max ‘ManJewky’ Wallis in their January 8th edition.  If you are local to Ventura County, California you can probably find a copy pretty easily. If not, see below for the digital version.


“Metal music rose to prominence in the 1980s only to be eclipsed by Nirvana and the Seattle sound . . . or so the legend goes. The music fell out of the spotlight for years, with bands like Metallica representing close to the entirety of a culture to fans who didn’t know any better. But metal never died; it retreated underground where it spawned an infinite variety of subgenres, fusing influences from all across the musical spectrum into its core sound. Subgenres such as metalcore and deathcore developed from a strong hardcore punk influence to substantial success. Post-metal cast aside a verse-chorus-verse song format in favor of Black Sabbath-like riffing and cinematic atmosphere. All of these sounds had their moments before slowly going back underground. What has emerged since is a return to the core sound, a new wave of thrash and traditional metal. Internet radio station Kosher Metal wants to welcome you to the revolution.”

Read more at VC Reporter here

NEW YEAR’S METALUTION – January 10th, 2015 @ The Tavern in Ventura

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We are pleased to announce another Kosher Metal hosted event!

Our next event will be called New Year’s Metalution and will be held on January 10th, 2015 at The Tavern in Ventura, California. We loved that place so much, we just had to come back and bring a handful of kick ass Metal bands with us.

Bands scheduled to perform are: Ruthless, Heretic, Six Pack Of Doom, and Raiju


For those who are unfamiliar with The Tavern, it’s an old Victorian style house converted into a bar / nightclub in Downtown Ventura, CA. Supposedly, it’s haunted (if you believe in that sort of thing) – you can read up on the legend behind that here.

We look forward to seeing some familiar faces, and a bunch of new ones. You can RSVP to the Facebook event here.

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Battle For Band Of The Week: BRAIN DEAD (U.S.A.) vs. RAIJU

Time for the first band battle of the year!

This week, we have Brain Dead (U.S.A.) going up against Raiju (pronounced rye-joo). Check out a track from each band below and vote for who you think should win. You can vote once per 24 hour period until the morning of Thursday, January 9th at 9:30 a.m.

The band that wins will be the Featured Band on the blog and get increased airplay on the station for a week. We will also promote the band on our social networks and change our cover photo on Facebook to highlight the band.

If you are in a band and would like to submit your music to us, click here. On Facebook? Like our page hereContinue reading Battle For Band Of The Week: BRAIN DEAD (U.S.A.) vs. RAIJU

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Raiju – ‘The Ride of the Chechen’

In case you missed it when we debuted it this past Thursday night on Kosher Metal during Metalocity, here is a brand spanking new track from Northern California’s Raiju called ‘The Ride of the Chechen’. This is the first of four remaining tracks that Raiju will be releasing this year, before they head to the studio in early 2014 to record their official debut release.

Be sure to mosey on over to the Raiju Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Raijumusic for all the songs, videos, and show announcements you could ever want!


You are listening to the first half of a two-part MEGA OPUS. This half tells the tale of a young soldier fighting in the First Chechen War, an incredibly brutal modern conflict that pitted out-manned Chechen rebels against the behemoth Russian army. Though righteous vengeance drives our hero through legions of Russian soldiers, creeping conscience has him questioning why he kills in the first place.


RAIJU to Join Metalocity on Thursday, August 29th

Northern California based Raiju will be hanging out with Stack the Ripper and Steven Steel during the Thursday, August 29th live broadcast of Metalocity. It’s not really an interview per say, more like a hangout….where anything can happen. The show will run from 8pm-10pm PDT and fans can listen to the show by visiting this location on a computer or smartphone, mobile listeners can alternatively listen via the TuneIn radio app by searching Kosher Metal. The band is currently on a small West Coast run of dates.



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