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A long time ago I predicted one day all music would be available in one place online. Seems YouTube is becoming the fruition of that prediction. 

There are now quite a few channels where people are uploading albums. The legality of this one for another conversation. 

I'm also watching channels by producers and music lovers I really enjoy. 

Thought it might be useful to have one thread where people can recommend channels, they've come across. 

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1 hour ago, PeterS said:

First up. 

Danny Waysted. They're uploading a lot right now. All our music and I've come across a lot already I hadn't heard before. This channel is getting me through Covid. 


Great channel. This guy is actually a Heavy Harmonies member. Goes by the handle "dany69".

He posts regular comments on the main site.

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Some cool options here for videos from back in the day, but for anyone interested in hearing from artists and producers from back in the day, I'm currently hooked on a few really awesome channels. My apologies for repeating what I know is probably on other places on this forum, but for anyone interested I'll post the channels I'm currently digging. I find this stuff so interesting, hearing all the stories from back in the day-

80's Metal Recycle Bin-

(good channel with good interviews, if not a little brief. I wish they uploaded more, but it's a good channel with some great snippets)


Backstage Pass-

(I know this has been mentioned on the forum, but really cool interviews with great variety of guests telling stories from back in the day. I assume people in the US might know this Eddie Trunk fella who does the interviews as he seems to be a part of the scene)


For Rockers Only-

(Again, I know I got this from somewhere here, but it's pretty cool. Mostly just really raw live recordings etc. but also a few really old/rare interviews with bands like Heavens Edge, Lefty and Heartless which were interesting. Not a tonne of content to digest, but some pretty cool little snippets) 


Full In Bloom-

(One of the ones I'm really enjoying with a bunch of interviews from a great variety of folk from back in the day. This one is also a podcast, which, as I understand, is the same content as the Youtube channel. It's a little tricky to navigate as there are some full interviews posted, some excerpts of interviews and then some really small snippets of other interviews, some already posted in full on the page. I believe this is as he is trying to direct people to the direct website where I assume they have the full interviews. Had a quick look on the website and it didn't look too easy to figure out, and may need payment, so I'm content going through the masses of youtube content, which, like I say, is very good. Basically the same kind of channel as the Backstage Pass one)


Rock N' Roll True Stories-

(not necessarily focused on "our music" at all, but a lot of interesting rock related stories on this one. It's very click-baity in it's titles and there's an absolute tonne of videos on this channel, but if you have some time there's a few cool ones to add to the playlist for some interesting videos. I often watch stories on bands I have never really followed, but still find the stories interesting).


Waste Some Time With Jason Green

(My latest find, and another really good one like Backstage Pass and Full In Bloom. A bunch of interviews with guys from back in the day, and I see some really good, interesting names pop up in the list. Looking forward to getting to them)  


And they're the ones's I'm currently digging. I didn't mention Metal School, which is another awesome one but it already has it's own thread here. If anyone else knows some similar channels - just after interviews with dudes from back in the day - musicians, producers etc. please feel free to mention. Really interesting stuff. 


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Further to my above post, I found another really cool channel today. Of the above, my preference by a long way is Jason Green. Some really cool interviews on that channel, and an amusing fella too. 

Anyway, it was actually in watching Jason Green's interview with Johnny Dee this afternoon (who's a dude, himself) and they kind of mentioned, in passing, an interview with Billy Childs. So I did a quick youtube search and the interview came up. Checked out the channel the interview was on and there's a banquet of really cool interviews on this one too. Some overlap with guests on Jason Green's show, but a lot are unique too. Anyway, the channel is-

80’s Glam Metalcast


I should also mention it is just a podcast type of channel - well, the interviews are, at least. So no live in-person interviews that I can tell, but still cool from the few I heard this afternoon. 

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