Rock and metal haven Scuzz TV is closing after 15 years

It will cease broadcasting on November 15

The team at Scuzz TV has announced that the channel will close on Friday (November 9).

The station launched in 2003 as a 24-hour music channel devoted to the worlds of rock and metal.

In a statement posted on the channel’s official Twitter page, Scuzz TV write: “We’d like to thank our fans for all the amazing support over the past 15 years.

“Tune in and join us for our final week where we will be celebrating the best of the channel.”

Scuzz presenter Sophie K wrote on Twitter: “It’s a sad day as this channel is such a huge part of our community.”

Following the official announcement, Scuzz posted a video that shows how the channel has changed over the years.

Acts such as Slash, Ozzy Osbourne, Slipknot, Babymetal and Architects feature in the clip.

The channel highlighted a number of new genres including ‘Crabcore’, as popularised by Attack Attack! and their song, ‘Stick Stickly’, in 2008.

NME’s Tom Connick looked back at the genre on its 10th anniversary, writing that attack Attack Attack! “were the king crabs of this subterranean nightmare.”

Scuzz TV was instrumental in providing a platform for bands in the early stages of their careers such as Avenged SevenfoldAll Time Low, and Paramore.