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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.


Formed in St Helens, Lancashire, in 1969, the progressive rock group Gravy Train released four albums in five years, gathering a reputation for "incendiary" live performances.

The band consisted of founder Norman Barratt on vocals and guitar, JD Hughes (keyboards, vocals, wind), Les Williams (bass, vocals) and Barry Davenport (drums).

Two albums for Vertigo records - Gravy Train (1970) and (A Ballad of) A Peaceful Man (1971) - were well received, but neither they, or the singles taken from them, were a commercial success.

Moving to Dawn records, a third album followed - Second Birth (1973) - but, despite retaining the services of producer Jonathan Peel, commercial success still eluded them.

For the fourth album - Staircase to the Day (1974) - a new producer was brought in (Vic Smith) and George Lynon joined the band as second guitarist. Russ Caldwell replaced Barry Davenport on drums, after the latter left the band citing ill health, and Roger Dean designed an impressive gatefold sleeve for the album.

But the end was near. The album again failed to find commercial success, the band had equipment stolen out of their van, and all the members were playing in other bands as well. There was no big 'bust up', Gravy Train simply fell apart.

Which was a shame, as the band was better than that. To hear how good they were, join Dave Hewitt as he presents Gravy Train - In Focus on Phoenix Radio at 8pm on Saturday.

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.