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Phoenix Radio is the sound of rock and metal music on the internet. Born out of the ashes of previous stations, Phoenix Radio has something for everyone - new music and old, specialist shows and interviews, and some of the best presenters in the business!

Check out our schedules, and our presenters, and you're bound to find something appealing. To listen in, just click the link above and chose the stream that suits you best.


The Cardiacs released nine studio albums over the twenty-year period between 1980 and 1999, although the first was issued, on cassette only at the time, under the band's orignal name - Cardiac Arrest.

Known for their complex, varied and intense compositional style, as well as for their theatrical stage shows, The Cardiacs have been cited as influences by bands as varied as Blur, Faith No More and Radiohead.

Despite a few line-up changes over the years, the band continued in various guises, performing concerts, some of which were recorded.

Then, in 2008, front man Tim Smith suffered a cardiac arrest while leaving a My Bloody Valentine concert. Rushed to hospital, it was found that the lack of blood flow had resulted in brain damage and the rare and little-known condition Dystonia.

All work on new material and recordings ceased, and the band went into permanent hiatus.

Ten years later, in January 2018, family and friends started a crowd-funding campaign to raise 100,000 for Tim's continuing rehabilitation. More details can be found at www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/timsmith.

To learn about The Cardiacs, Tim Smith and the campaign, listen in to a two-part special The Cardiacs - In Focus, hosted by Dave Hewitt on Phoenix Radio - Saturday evening at 8pm.

Once again, Saturday evening is when Phoenix Radio turns to its dark side. DJ Cruel Britannia presents Fadeout - an hour of the best in goth, darkwave, industrial and alternative. It's a good introduction for those listeners just getting to grips with the genre and an unashamed wallow in favourite tracks for the more dedicated.

So pull on your leather and join Cruel Britannia on Fadeout every Saturday at 7pm, as usual on Phoenix Radio.

Paul Baker will foray into the world of Prog Rock on Sunday. As usual on Soundscapes, Paul will review the latest releases, talk about and to the major artists in the genre, and perhaps even get out one of his infamous 'long tracks'.

To find out what's happening on the Prog scene, be sure to tune in to Phoenix Radio from 3pm every Sunday for Soundscapes with Paul Baker.

Wednesday night favourite Ian has a wide range of musical tastes. From post-rock to post-metal, post-punk to post-hardcore. That's why he hosts (POST) - a weekly look at everything that no-one else plays.

So whether you like Cult of Luna, Isis, Pelican, Mono, Sigur Ros, This Will Destroy You, Porcupine Tree or a host of other 'cult' bands, listen in to Ian's favourites on (POST), this and every Wednesday at 7pm on your favourite station - Phoenix Radio.