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The Richard Bachman Show
Fridays at 5pm
and repeated Tuesdays at 12noon


Guests join your host Rohan Khan Brown on the couch in the Riot FM Staff Lounge to play and discuss recent releases.

They then decide whether that song should be included in the Riot FM playlist.

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The Richard Bachman Show
Previous Shows


Because there are now so many back episodes of the Richard Bachman Show, you'll find all the 2016 & 2017 episodes now in our Basement Vault


2018 Episodes:

Ep 83 broadcast on 05-01-18 with Jeffro & Josh (rpt of Ep 37)
Reviewed tracks from: As Lions, Budderside, Dark Funeral, Elm Street, Kissin' Dynamite, Sabaton.

Ep 84 broadcast on 12-01-18 with Reg & Karlo (rpt of Ep 40)
Reviewed tracks from: Pretty Maids, Rock Wolves, Enuff Z'Nuff, Palace, The Defiants, Drive She Said.

Ep 85 broadcast on 19-01-18 with Reg & Jeffro (rpt of Ep 43)
Reviewed tracks from: Toothgrinder, Otep, Islander, Avatar, Sixx:A.M., Greywind.

Ep 86 broadcast on 26-01-18 with Matt & Ben (rpt of Ep 45)
Reviewed tracks from: Bazooka Fist, Closet Friends, Get Dead, Nakromantix, Refused, Youth In revolt.

Ep 87 broadcast on 02-02-18 with Luke & Casey (rpt of Ep 52)
Reviewed tracks from: The Bombpops, The Real McKenzies, Western Addiction, Less Than Jake, CJ Ramone, Loudguns.

Ep 88 broadcast on 09-02-18 with Bo & Mitch ("The Pits")
Reviewed tracks from: Downswing, Lady Beast, Greta van Fleet, Santa cruz, The Dark Element, Diablo Swing Orchestra.

Ep 89 broadcast on 16-02-18 with Heath & Josh
Reviewed tracks from: Arch Enemy, Pristine, Silverstein, Bloodclot, Eluveitie, Russkaja.

Ep 90 broadcast on 23-2-18 with Dean & Matt ("Age of Emergence")
Reviewed tracks from: PAmberian Dawn, Annihilator, Hollentor, Madam X, Moonspell, Polaris.

Ep 91 broadcast on 02-03-18 with Casey & (Fake) Rob
Reviewed tracks from: Vallenfyre, Gothminister, Walpyrgus, Janet Gardner, M.O.D., Rancid.

Ep 92 broadcast on 09-03-18 with Casey & Karlo
Reviewed tracks from: Black Moth, Cane Hill, Joe Perry, Loudness, Orphaned Land, Tribulation.

Ep 93 broadcast on 16-02-18 with Rob, Casey & Josh
Reviewed tracks from: As I Destruct, Commonly Insane, Paul Le Rocq, Franky Vallentyn, Reaper, Tokyo Beef.

Ep 94 broadcast on 23-02-18 with Jesse & Jacob ("Kid On A Leash")
Reviewed tracks from: The Darkness, The Lockhearts, The Lillingtons, Gogol Bordello, Bad Cop/Bad Cop, Teenage Bottlerocket.

Ep 95 broadcast on 30-03-18 with Tobias & Lisa (rpt of Ep 49)
Reviewed tracks from: Doomsday Hymn, Every Knee Shall Bow, Hand Of Fire, Immortal souls, Joy, Skald In Veum.

Ep 96 broadcast on 06-04-18 with Casey
Reviewed tracks from: Thor, Hot Water Music, Ye Banushed Privateers, The Haunted, Able Baker Fox, Propagandhi.

Ep 97 broadcast on 13-04-18 with the guys from Massic
Reviewed tracks from: Darkcell, Caligula's Horse, Wednesday 13, Mutoid Man, Tengger Cavalry, Accidental Prseident.

Ep 98 broadcast on 20-04-18 with Ronnie & Harry
Reviewed tracks from: Darious Koski,Jees & The Ancient ones, Magick Touch, The Last Gang, Ty Tabor, The Pits.

Ep 99 broadcast on 27-04-18 with Emett
Reviewed tracks from: Panzer, Dead Cross, Grave Pleasures, Municipal Waste, Mastodon, Galaktikon.

Ep 100 broadcast on 04-05-18 with Josh
Reviewed tracks from: Living Colour, Frank Iero & The Patience, The Melvins, The Lurking Fear, Matt Cameron, Doll Skin.

Ep 101 broadcast on 11-05-18
"2nd Anniversary Show" with guests:
Rob, Josh, Emett, Harry, Jeffro and Casey.
The 12 "Best" Songs of The Past 12 Months
With tracks from: Davey Suicide, Greta Van Fleet, The Night Flight Orchestra, Alestorm, Body Count, Frenzal Rhomb, Biters, The New Roses, Russkaja, The Pits, Doll Skin, Jones The Cat.

Ep 102 broadcast on 18-05-18 with Jacob & Trent("Diplazar")
Reviewed tracks from: The Plot In You, Turbowolf, Wedge, Ocean Alley, Remo Drive, Tera Melos.

Ep 103 broadcast on 25-05-18 with Jacob & Trent("Diplazar")
Reviewed tracks from: Coffin Carousel, Flickertail, Dorothy, Painted Doll, Primodial, Squirrell Nut Zippers.

Ep 104 broadcast on 01-06-18 with Phillip & Tim ("Arcades & Lions")
Reviewed tracks from: Red Sun Rising, Bakers Eddy, Blaxk Foxxes, Neal Morse, No Hot Ashes, Pianos Become Teeth.

Ep 105 broadcast on 08-06-18 with Phillip & Tim ("Arcades & Lions")
Reviewed tracks from: Spiders, Tax The Heat, The Bronx, Cage The Elephant, The Smith Street Band, Vendetta Red.

Ep 106 broadcast on 15-06-18 with Michael & Lachy ("Interlude")
Reviewed tracks from: Darko, The Kids, We Were Sharks, Windwaker, Escape The Fate, For The Fallen Dreams.

Ep 107 broadcast on 22-06-18 with Tyler & Jaden ("Interlude")
Reviewed tracks from: Forbidden Seasons, The Bombpops, Crippled Earn, From Ashes To New, Like Thieves, Skindred.

Ep 108 broadcast on 29-06-18 with Justin ("The Grounds")
Reviewed tracks from: Frozen Crown, Myles Kennedy, The Crown, Tired Eyes, Ace Frehly, Bruce, The Grounds.

Ep 109 broadcast on 06-07-18 with Emett & Oren ("Eigengrau")
Reviewed tracks from: As A Rival, Blood of the Lannisters, Bury The Kings, Claim The Throne, Gravemind, Naberus.

Ep 110 broadcast on 13-07-18-18 with Lisa & Oren
Reviewed tracks from: Heart of Jordan, Jennifer Rose, On My Command, Stacy Gacy, The Crooked Doctor, Time On Earth.

Ep 111 broadcast on 20-07-18 with Woody (Cereal Picnic) Pete & Joel
Reviewed tracks from: Comeback Kid, Mammal, Dance Gavin Dance, Hammers, Madd Caddies, Nereis.

Ep 112 broadcast on 27-07-18 with Woody (Cereal Picnic) Pete & Joel
Reviewed tracks from: Godsmack, Hidden Intent, Lillye, Underoath, Lethal Vendetta, Cancer Bats.

Ep 113 broadcast on 03-08-18 with Casey & Jeffro
Reviewed tracks from: Animal Drive, Auri, Ministry, Winerfylleth, Derek Smalls,Andrew W.K.

Ep 114 broadcast on 10-08-18 with Casey & Jeffro
Reviewed tracks from: Against The Grain, Barren Womb, Eyes Set To Kill, Pop Evel, A Perfect Circle, The Melvins.

Ep 115 broadcast on 17-08-18 with Mickey, Luke & Ben ("Trashed Again")
Reviewed tracks from: Dead City Ruins, Death Alley, Fu Manchu, Good Tiger, Boss Keloid, Pennywise.

Ep 116 broadcast on 24-08-18 with Matt & Mitch ("The Pits")
Reviewed tracks from: Shattered Sun, Sparrow, Tapestry, The Lazys, Among Them, Drown This City.

Ep 117 broadcast on 31-08-18 with Harry & Josh
Reviewed tracks from: Nekrogoblikon, Ross The Boss, Tennger Calvary, Cruachan, Riot V, Homewrecker.

Ep 118 broadcast on 07-09-18 with Aiden, Pat & Sam ("Southern End")
Reviewed tracks from: Blackwülf, High Reeper, Huntsmen, Thundermother, Wrong, Black Stone Cherry.

Ep 119 broadcast on 14-09-18 with Ronnie Halseth
Reviewed tracks from: Bullet Boys, Chris Bay, Dukes Of The Orient, Sainted Sinners, Voodoo Circle, Quiet Riot.



The Halloween Spooktacular
6pm Halloween 31st October


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Halloween Spooktacular



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Halloween Spooktacular Hour 1



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Halloween Spooktacular Hour 2




A Very Riot Xmas Special
9am to 12noon 25th December

A Very Riot Xmas Special

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A Very Riot Xmas Hour 1


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A Very Riot Xmas Hour 2


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A Very Riot Xmas Hour 3




12 Best Songs of
the Past 12 Months


Although we first went to air
on Friday 4th March, 2016
{hear our opening here}
our Official Launch was on
Saturday 7th May, 2016.

Each year to celebrate our Anniversary, Rohan Khan Brown, host of the Richard Bachman Show, choses his 12 BEST SONGS OF THE PAST 12 MONTHS.


12 Best Songs of the Past 12 Months

FIRST Anniversary Show
(May 2016-April 2017)

Broadcast Friday 5th May 2017
Check out the videos of the songs here
Click play on the Audio Player below to hear the episode, or Download the First Anniversary Show.


SECOND Anniversary Show
(May 2017-April 2018)

Broadcast Friday 11th May 2018
Check out the videos of the songs here
Click play on the Audio Player below to hear the episode, or Download the Second Anniversary Show.