An unsung local success story, gregarious former pro-wrestler Stig Stench has built an international punk radio empire from an East Austin apartment. In a field (Internet radio) where you're lucky to get 30 listeners per show, StenchRadio.com averages a weekly audience of 10,000 homes across 49 countries. Specializing in live interviews with punk celebrities, Stench featured a recent evening with ex-Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, which alone drew 373,000 listeners. Stench Radio decimates all competition, creating a rich niche simply through Stig's warm, friendly verbosity and spinning all the old-school punk rock, hardcore, thrash metal, and psychobilly that fits.
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