#MotifsProvideHeadbanging is volume 93 of MPH: Music Philanthropy and History in the Mosh Pit Hell of Metal Punk and Hardcore on Cygnus Radio. Get into the rock opera pit with the biggest and boldest of cranial crushing concept albums Friday, 10 May beginning 22:00 USEDT (10pm nyc), from the Isle of Misfit toys, with the doormouse, dmf.

Tune in to #MotifsProvideHeadbanging to hear what happens when extreme music takes it’s compositional creations to the extreme in the artistic aspirations of Green Carnation, Iron Maiden, Queensryche, Savatage, King Diamond, Dream Theater, Coheed and Cambria, My Chemical Romance, Alesana, Husker Du, Defeater, Life of Agony, Atheist, Edge of Sanity, Between the Buried and Me, the Ocean, Fear Factory, Meshuggah, Whitechapel, Hail of Bullets, Opeth, Zao and more.

Learn about the history of conceptual musical composition through the decades and how it helped shape metal, punk and hardcore before you discover how to help the next generation of composers through the work of Music-COMP ( and its programs designed to provide K-12 students the tools to craft and create new music.

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