WSUP plays more classic rock to please faculty

WSUP plays more classic rock to please faculty
With the nearest alternative rock radio station 38 miles away, WSUP decided to take the leap and change their current format of playing alternative rock music all day, even if it would mean losing listeners. Fortunately for the University of Wisconsin …
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iHeart Sweeps Top Classic Rock Station Award Picks.
The top classic rock stations in large, medium and small market categories have been announced by Team Rock, Classic Rock Magazine and KMG Networks. The three stations to be feted at the Classic Rock Awards Nov. 11 in Tokyo are all iHeartRadio properties …
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Metal Hammer and Classic Rock magazines to be saved from closure
Metal Hammer, Prog and Classic Rock magazines have been saved from closure, after being purchased by Future Publishing for the price of £800,000. 73 staff were put out of work and reportedly told they would not be paid for the month of December, when …
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Latest Classic Rock News

Classic rock band ‘Styx’ coming to Augusta
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — Classic rock band Styx are bringing their tour to the Bell Auditorium for one night only in 2017. According to the Augusta Entertainment Complex, the show will be on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Tickets go on sale Friday, December …
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Classic Rock presents AOR: Issue 6 (and LAST!)
Kiss on cover – covering their 80s output. However….will be the last issue. I’m told AOR will return… “bigger and better than ever, in a giant-sized Yearbook/Bookazine format. Likely on-sale date will be September.” Wow. Massive disappointment there.
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Rocking classic rock
Today Lazie J, a classic rock band based in Bangalore, will be performing at the Muse Room in the Russian Cultural Centre. For music buffs, it might be just another concert, one of the first, among tens of art and cultural performances in the year ahead.
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Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock Review

musicRock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock Review
Call me crazy, but I’m starting to think this newfangled concept of “music games” is going to be successful. Rock Band has been around for a couple years now, and in that time over 40 million songs have been downloaded by users, and the online library is …
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How Six Classic Rock Legends United for One Mega Festival
For the past 17 years, Tollett has staged the Coachella Music & Arts Festival, also held at the Indio, California, site, which has made its reputation with high-profile reunions like the Pixies, Rage Against the Machine and Guns N’ Roses. When the city of …
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Why Motherhood And Perfection Can’t Coexist
She may maintain the facade of a mature, suburban housewife, but she’s really an overgrown teenager that still enjoys pranking friends & air-guitaring to classic rock. Find her at her blog, Six Pack Mommy, or on Twitter.
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Latest Classic Rock News

musicHere’s A List Of The Top 15 Most Played Classic Rock Songs
What constitutes “Classic Rock”? As it turns out, the answer to that question has been shaped by careful data collection and even a few algorithms. Data-centric blog FiveThirtyEight put the numbers to the test and found that although New York …
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Journey Reunion With Steve Perry At Rock Hall ‘Has To Happen’ (Week in Review)
Journey Reunion With Steve Perry At Rock Hall ‘Has To Happen’ was a Top 3 story on Wednesday: (Classic Rock) Journey’s Jonathan Cain says that former singer Steve Perry should perform with them if they get the final nod for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame …
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Classic Rock Awards 2016 + live performance
Joe & Phil will special guest at this years Classic Rock Awards on 11 November in Tokyo! Other special guest include Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Joe Walsh (Eagles), Kirk Hammett (Metallica), Richie Sambora, amongst others.. THANKS to all of our fans who voted …
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Teach Your Ol’ Dad New Music: 13 Young Acts Your Classic Rock Loving Dad Will Enjoy

musicTeach Your Ol’ Dad New Music: 13 Young Acts Your Classic Rock Loving Dad Will Enjoy
You may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but it’s possible to teach your good ol’ dad about new music. There’s a really easy formula to help you update your dad’s playlist so it includes something from this millennium: find younger …
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Kansas to Rock Vetter Stone Amphitheater
The Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato has booked another concert for the Vetter Stone Amphitheater. Classic rock band Kansas will perform at the Vetter Stone Amphitheater Wednesday, August 24th. The band is best known for hits ‘Carry On Wayward Son’ and …
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Contraflow to celebrate 10 years of rocking 1970s and ’80s classics with Rock ‘n’ Bowl show
Photo provided — The New Orleans-based band Contraflow recreates arena rock hits of the 1970s and 1980s by the likes of Def Leppard, Foreigner, Rush, Journey and Sammy Hagar. Photo provided — The members of New Orleans-based 1970s and ’80s classic rock …
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2015 TWMX Fall Classic | Sunrise MX

sport2015 TWMX Fall Classic | Sunrise MX
Former professional Supercross and motocross racer, Jeff Alessi made his presence felt with a total of three moto wins. The former Motoconcepts rider took home the overall in Pro-Open with a two moto sweep and a second overall in 450 Pro finishing just …
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Grant at Glen Helen this weekend, but motocross future remains unclear
As it turned out, Grant was signed by Monster Energy Kawasaki to complete the remainder of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Series when Wil Hahn was sidelined by an injury. Grant rode exceptionally well, achieving 10 top-10 finishes, and finished 13th …
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All About Andrew Short’s WP AER Fork
When Andrew Short’s BTO Sports KTM bike was wheeled out of the team trailer at the 2014 Monster Energy Cup, it was unlike any other 450 SX-F in the United States thanks to the WP air fork mounted on the front-end. The European suspension company …
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What Happens When You Mix Classic Disney Theme Songs With ’90s R&B Hits?

musicWhat Happens When You Mix Classic Disney Theme Songs With ’90s R&B Hits?
Here’s yet another reason to fall in love with a few of your favorite classic Disney films all over again. Season nine American Idol semi-finalist Todrick Hall masterfully revamped several popular Disney movie theme songs by pairing them with classic …
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Top R&B singer Jill Scott, controversial comedian Andrew “Dice” Clay to play
An R&B singer and actress whose debut album went double platinum and who has starred in movies and television shows will play Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. And a comic who in the 1980s was controversial for his crude and …
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R&B Legend Ben E. King Dies at 76
R&B Legend Ben E. King Dies at 76. R&B and soul legend Ben E. King died Thursday, his publicist Phil Brown confirmed. He was 76 years old. By: Kirsten West Savali. Posted: May 1 2015 10:46 AM.
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11 Real Sex Lessons We Learned From Classic Sleepover Movies

trend11 Real Sex Lessons We Learned From Classic Sleepover Movies
From the movies we watched at sleepovers, of course. The informal education we gained while snuggled in sleeping bags eating popcorn and candy might not have been the full picture, but it wasn’t half bad, either. Here’s what we remember learning.
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Classic James Bond Box Office Hits: 10 Films That Made the Most Money
For the last 50 years, classic James Bond films have been delighting movie audiences – and earning millions upon millions of dollars at the box office worldwide. Twenty-three films have been released with six different actors playing the role of 007 …
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Classic TV Show ‘Good Times’ Headed to the Big Screen
There has been no word yet on potential casting or when the film is expected to start production. The movie version, however, is reportedly being set in the 1960s as well. Barris’s only other feature film experience is the sequel Barbershop 3, which is …
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Latest Classic Rock News

musicYou Think You Know Journey?
They brought the world Steve Perry and gave us the courage to play air instruments on camera, and yet there’s still so much about Journey that most of us have never bothered to learn. In this installment of You Think You Know Classic Rock?, we help …
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AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Says He’s Not Afraid of Dying
The second season of Cars That Rock, a six-part series that focuses on some of history’s most talked-about automobiles and is hosted by Johnson, starts tonight. Johnson admitted that he won’t be getting behind the wheel again for a while, but he also …
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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and Lars Ulrich Make Guest Appearances at Bay Area
While they prep for the next Metallica album, Kirk Hammett and Lars Ulrich are leaving themselves plenty of time to get out and enjoy live shows. The proof lies in a pair of fan-shot clips from a couple of recent Bay Area events — the first of which …
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Latest Classic Movies News

trendWhere to find classic movies
On a weekend like this last, where modern movie options grew pretty sparse, that can be pretty useful. You can still see a lot of classic movies in theaters and on the big screen. Years ago, theaters had to have the physical reels in order to play a …
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Yes! The New Batman Movie Is Bringing Back A Classic, Sexy Character
Before Tim Burton’s Batman, Heath Ledger’s Joker and the Dark Knight rose, there was the 1960’s version of the caped crusader. And boy, was it glorious. Not only was it delightfully over-the-top, but it was also a pure celebration of the childish joy …
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Unforgettable costumes make ‘To Catch A Thief’ a classic
One of the main reasons I adore classic movies is to see the fashion from that time period, and “To Catch a Thief” had the best ones I’ve yet to see, even given modern-day pictures a run for their money. With a memorable storyline, spunky characters, …
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