Preacher & Tha Payn and Sonic Sermons From The Preacher’s Pulpit
Chris O’Connor is one of the founder members of Voodoo Radio. Known far and wide as ‘The Rock ‘n’ Roll Preacher’ (or when he’s a bad boy ‘Satanic Muttley’). He was also an original member of other radio stations, including ARfm, Rock247online and Nusakan, and has DJ’d for Firebrand radio too.
Chris has a long background in both the rock and punk music scenes, he’s written for Hard Roxx, Powerplay, Zero-Tolerance, Burn magazines, these days he writes for Fireworks. He’s also written liner notes for several CD releases.
Chris has managed bands, toured managed others, and has staged managed and has been the Master of Ceremonies at various festivals (including the main stage at ‘Bloodstock’ and the ‘3 Chords’ punk festival), and has organised gigs and festivals around the midlands. You could say he lives for music.
On Voodoo Radio, Chris presents two weekend shows, his Saturday show is a bright and breezy welcome to the weekend – where anything and everything goes. His Sunday show is more based around AOR/Melodic Rock, Southern Rock, Progressive Rock, Blues & Hard Rock.
Chris is a screwed, blued, and tattooed Pagan. He has always said that his heart and soul belong by the sea, and he now lives in coastal West Wales surrounded by his rescued animals. He has a love for classic cars, photography, astronomy, and is a contented country/seaside mouse.