Meet The Band2018-08-06T04:31:21+00:00


WPNT 95.7 The Panther first launched to the airwaves March 3, 2007. It became West Georgia’s only 100% independently owned Rock & Metal radio station. Its call letters are not affiliated in any way to the previous stations that used these call letters; ours simply means “W” – worldwide, which the “PNT” is abbreviated Panther. The local FM frequency was sold but our listeners couldn’t imagine us going away. With their support, we keep The Panther alive and growing beastly with Rock & Metal… Streaming live 24/7, we play the best new rock mixed with your favorites in Active Rock, Alternative Hard Rock, 80s Hairbands, Metal & Christian-Rock Metal.. We Live Loud and Play Hard.. in Beast Mode!

About The Panther

The Panther’s owner Rana “Angel” Hensley has an amazing crew along beside her and they feature independent, Unsigned & Mainstream artists along with syndicated shows from around the globe. The Panther name comes from its hometown mascot being the Villa Rica Wildcats. With the “Wildcat” in mind, it became the city’s known internet radio station that travels around the globe. The station is now located in Griffin, GA.

Our mindset is to be different and unique. On the Prowl with Rock and Metal from Independent, Unsigned, and Mainstream Artists. We are simply all about the music and solid artist expression. Dedicated & committed to helping musicians live our their dreams as we create our own within the music industry..

A HUGE SPECIAL THRANKS goes out to the following, but not limited to: our musicians who have sent us their music, band managers, representatives, promoters, labels, our show affiliates, the UNDER THE RADAR Charts at RadioContraband.com, and ALL OF YOU who listen to us.


​Simply send us an email at ThePanther@Live.com. We legally accept our music through email directly form the bands, recording managers, label companies & representatives themselves in either mp3 format or physical hard copies. MP3s are sent directly from these sources through email while physical copies are sent directly from these sources through postal mail.

All music must fit in our genre format listed and be in good sound recording quality for consideration of airplay.

​The current US Copyright Law and Statutory Music Licenses that are maintained by ASCAP, BMI, SESAC and Sound Exchange require that we manage and pay for the royalties. Therefore, Royalties are paid through our license company, Live365.com.