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Radkey consists of three home-schooled brothers from St. Joseph, Missouri. Isaiah Radke (bass), Solomon Radke (drums), and Dee Radke (lead vocals and guitar) who formed their family-titled band in 2010, and played their first show in 2011 when they opened for Fishbone.

With their dad, Matt Radke, as their manager, they have since played with the likes of The Offspring, Local H, The Damned, Jack White, Black Joe Lewis, and Titus Andronicus and performed at festivals like SXSW, Riot Fest, Afropunk, the U. Read more on

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Download Festival 2014 – Photos, Setlists, Reviews – all our coverage is here

June 16th, 2014

Download Festival 2014 Thrash Hits

You know the drill by now. This is the Thrash Hits Festival Splash Page and this is where you’ll find some of the most comprehensive coverage of Download Festival 2014 that you don’t have to pay for. It’s here!

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Sunday Slaylist: Download Festival 2014 – the bands you DON’T know

June 8th, 2014

Download 2014 Bands You Don't Know Thrash Hits

In one week’s time from when we write this, we will be at Download Festival 2014. For three whole days, we will join approximately 100,000 other rock fans to help turn Donington Park into the biggest weekend in the UK rock calendar. Last week our Slaylist tackled the big names on the bill, so this week we’re scaling it back a bit to take on the new guys, the weirdos, and the bands you just haven’t heard of.

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The Thrash Hits Cloudcast 002: 15-21 July 2013

July 15th, 2013

Thrash Hits Cloudcast 002

Last week we gave you Raz and Hugh’s albums-of-the-year-so-far, but this week we’re getting in to the real meat of the Thrash Hits Cloudcast. Every week we’re going to put out a show via Mixcloud, talking about – and playing tracks from – the releases coming out this week that you need, ought to, and should be caring about, as well as playing a few tracks by the best tours hitting the UK this week.

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If You Buy One Thing This Week: Cat & Mouse by Radkey

July 15th, 2013

Radkey promo photo Thrash Hits

HYPE. It’s a dangerous thing. It’s a double-edged thing. One minute you’re the band who’s getting plaudits from all angles, the next you’re that embarrassing band that everyone rather wishes they hadn’t made a fuss over in the first place (*cough* *cough* Black Tide). Radkey are hoping that the wave of hype they’ve got under them keeps up – and hey, so long as they keep putting out records that sound a bit like Danzig-era Misfits, we’re not going to complain if it does.

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