Friday, September 30, 2011

THE ASYLUM Playlist from 09-29-11

Here's this weeks playlist (click here for podcast):

  • I Wanna Be a NY Ranger by The Misfits
  • Bodies by Drowning Pool
  • Walk by Pantera
  • Boom by P.O.D.
  • Tonight, Tonight by Smashing Pumpkins
  • Last Night by 30aut6
  • Stand Or Walk Away by Hellyeah
  • Ramble On by Led Zepplin
  • Sympathy For The Devil by The Rolling Stones
  • If The World by Guns N' Roses
  • Cold Gin by Kiss
  • Whiskey In The Jar by Thin Lizzy
  • Beg (The 420 Recording) by Texas Hippie Coalition
  • Up Next by Chickenfoot
  • Factory Of Faith by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Conventration by DeMilitia
  • Warkeeper by Deathrash
  • The Subtle Death Of Kings by A Need For Reason
  • Beneath The Surface by Awaken
  • Visor Burn by Atom Strange
  • Crown of Fire by Tired Wings
  • Fighting Blind by Charetta
  • The View by Lou Reed & Metallica
  • Social Anxiety by Misery
  • Break The Silence by Arkaea
  • Broken Hands by Lamb Of God
  • I'm Alive by Sebastian Bach
  • Lay Your Hands On Me by Jani Lane
  • Back For More by Ratt
  • I Want Action by Poison
  • Coming Undone by Korn
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Friday, September 23, 2011

THE ASYLUM Playlist for 09-22-11

Here's this weeks playlist (click here for podcast):

  • You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll by Twisted Sister
  • The Persecuted Won't Forget by Testament
  • The Devil You Know by Anthrax
  • No Love by Exodus
  • For Those About To Rock (We Salute You) [Live] by AC/DC
  • Baby Carriages by Odd Zero
  • Forever Shamed by Godsmack
  • Failure by Verismo
  • Throw It All Away by Staind
  • Tunnelvision by Sebastian Bach
  • The Fall by Sexstone
  • Fear Is The Key by Iron Maiden
  • Sands Of Insanity by Sane Inside Insanity
  • Little Red Riding Bitch by Demon Boy featuring Steve Noir
  • Dirty Wife by blkVampires
  • Vengeance (Palden Llhamo) by Alekhine's Gun
  • Enjoy Yo'self by Fall Of The Albatross
  • Black Swan by Megadeth
  • A Runaway Train by Alice Cooper
  • Crown of Fire by Tired Wings
  • Take It Away by Atom Strange
  • Back For More by Five Finger Death Punch
  • Over My Head by Drowning Pool
  • An Ordinary Son by Black Country Communion
  • Outcry by Dream Theater
  • Violent Pornography by System Of A Down
  • Happy? by Mudvayne
  • Invisible Kid by Metallica
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Friday, September 16, 2011

THE ASYLUM Playlist 09-15-11

This week on THE ASYLUM I gave you a Cell Block 5 of the bands playing September To Remember plus much more.  Here's this weeks playlist (click here for podcast):

  • Psycho Circus by Kiss
  • Holy Diver [Live] by Killswitch Engage
  • Symptom Of The Universe [Live] by Black Sabbath
  • Berserkers [Live] by Black Label Society
  • Ghosts Along The Mississippi [Live] by Down
  • I'm Alive by Anthrax
  • Public Enemy No. 1 by Megadeth
  • Beauty Through Order by Slayer
  • Master Of Puppets by Metallica
  • The Monster Is Loose by Meat Loaf
  • Cemetery Girl by Demon Boy feat Steve Noir & Rich Orth
  • Slaughterama by Gwar
  • Evilyn by Lordi
  • Let's Talk Humanity by A Need For Reason
  • Fighting Blind by Charetta
  • ATM by Korotory
  • Fake Messiah by Lamb Of God
  • Cell Block 5
  • Nothing They Say by Jasta
  • Autotunage by Limp Bizkit
  • Big Foot by Chickenfoot
  • These Days by Foo Fighters
  • Breaking All Illusions by Dream Theater
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Sunday, September 11, 2011

How Time Has Flown By

If you would have told me ten years ago I would witness a world shattering event I would have asked you what drugs you were on. But what started as just another day on campus turned into a day that many still cannot believe happened. Yet many of us remember it as if it were yesterday.

I was still in Brooklyn College and had gone into the disabilities office to drop off paperwork to request transportation for that weekend. Someone mumbled something about a plane hitting The World Trade Center and my reaction as a TV major was to ask which station reported it. When I was told it was Howard Stern I simply shrugged it off as another of his stunts. Little did I know how wrong I was.

Joe, a friend at the time, and I began making our way to the Whitehead building to relax a but before class and when we got to the building the security guard informed us another plane bad hit. Joe and I looked at each other with the same expression, this was bigger than we thought. We rushed to the elevator and up to the third floor where the TV department was and they already had TVs in the hallway showing the tragedies unfolding in front of us. We couldn't believe what we were seeing that we rushed across the street to SUBO and up to the top floor to see from the roof what was unfolding.

The doors were locked so we shared a window with a professor that was there with his camera taking still photos. He told us we were witnessing history, and it was still just beginning. We rushed back across the street to Whitehead to witness what none of us expected to see. The first tower began to fall and all the group of us in the hall could do was stand there stunned. No horror movie screams or shrieks of terror, just silence. Then the second tower fell and we all knew that campus was the wrong place to be.

Having a pager and cell phone was worthless. As we stepped into the Quad where the entire campus was struggling to get through to others with random signals my instincts reminded me to get to a landline. I then rushed back to the disability office and used a landline phone and finally got my mother on the phone. My father, who worked at the MTA Hudson Pier depot, was alright watching everything from the job and that mom was on her way to get me and then we'd pick up my brother from High School.

I met mom at the municipal parking lot near campus, now a Target, and was more afraid at the point than when the attack happened because the streets were quiet. No people, no buses, random cars and nothing but black sky where I would normally look to see the skyline of the city.

What was normally a 30-minute ride from my brothers high school became half that. Once home I through a tape in my VCR and pressed record and scrounged for other tapes knowing this had to be recorded. I sat and watched the coverage all day and way into the night. Wondering what the future will be.

Ten years later we've had fights over what should happen at the site, terror threats come and go, and the rebuilding has begun with the memorial in place. I've miss placed my hours of tapes from that day and perhaps it's for a reason. Unlike the rest of the country, I don't need the media hype to remind me once a year of what happened. I'm a New Yorker, I LIVED IT! I didn't not lose a loved one but know people who did, I watched buildings I was in as a child collapse like toys, and I drive by the site regularly and remember everytime I go past that area of what happened.

The day will always be remembered and those lost as well. Let's all agree that over the next ten years we stop referring to the site as Ground Zero as it's now a memorial and business buildings, let's stop the month long media hyping and let's ALL remember how we all came together as a country to help those who needed us the most on that date and still need us today when this date returns to remind them of how their lives and the world changed. Remember all year long, not just when it's good for ratings or politics.

Friday, September 9, 2011

THE ASYLUM Playlist for 09-08-11

On THE ASYLUM this week we did a Cell Block 5 of songs originally banned from airplay after 9/11 to remember 9/11 and so we're stronger then ever plus more.  Here's this weeks playlist (click here for podcast):

  • Locked And Loaded by Accept
  • I Won't Tell You by Lacuna Coil
  • Oildale (Leave Me Alone) by Korn
  • Digital (Did You Tell) by Stone Sour
  • Turn Out the Lights by Steel Panther
  • Piece Of Your Action by Motley Crue
  • A New Thing by Ockum's Razor
  • Fucked It All Away by Mongrel
  • Down for the Cause by Tired Wings
  • More Or Less by Atom Strange
  • Threshold by Lesser Being
  • In The End by Anthrax
  • Notorious by Odd Zero
  • Anthem by The Saints Of Pain
  • Failing by Staind
  • When Hell Comes Home by Alice Cooper
  • Cell Block 5
    • Harvester Of Sorrow by Metallica
    • Down In A Hole by Alice In Chains
    • Chop Suey by System Of A Down
    • Boom by P.O.D.
    • American Pie by Don McLean
  • This Is The Life by Dream Theater
  • Police Station by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Sweating Bullets by Megadeth
  • World Painted Blood by Slayer
  • Never Come Alone by Kittie
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Friday, September 2, 2011

THE ASYLUM Playlist for 09-01-11

This week on THE ASYLUM we had an extended edition of Cell Block 5 in honor of Kittie's new album "I've Failed You".  Here's this weeks playlist (click here for podcast):

  • Hit Between The Eyes by Scorpions
  • Hurricane by Y&T
  • Eye of the Storm by Killswitch Engage
  • When The Wild Wind Blows by Iron Maiden
  • When The Storm Subsides by In This Moment
  • Shock Me by Kiss
  • As Long As I Got The Music by Sebastian Bach
  • Stand Up and Shout by Dio
  • Child Of Burning Time by Slipknot
  • If I Could Get Some Good Sleep by A Need For Reason
  • Fighting Blind by Charetta
  • Bardo by Alekhine's Gun
  • Dulce De Leche by Fall Of The Albatross
  • Brackish by Kittie
  • In Winter by Kittie
  • Into The Darkness by Kittie
  • Breathe by Kittie
  • My Plague by Kittie
  • What Have I Done by Kittie
  • Go To Sleep by Sane Inside Insanity
  • A Rite Of Passage by Dream Theater
  • Hey Pain by Wrench
  • Meet The Wolf by A Pale Horse Named Death
  • Keep My Insanity by San Equore
  • The Struggle by Letchworth
  • Outlaw Torn [Live] by Metallica
  • Hangar 18 [Live] by Megadeth
  • With A Little Help From My Friends by The Beatles
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