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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Latest Alternative Rock News

Jane’s Addiction Ushered in the Alternative-Rock Era and Continues at Riot Fest
When Jane’s Addiction released its debut studio album, Nothing’s Shocking, in 1988, it was a watershed moment in what came to be called alternative rock, though at the time, there wasn’t such a clumsy genre tag for it. Still, Jane’s Addiction didn’t really …
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Alternative rock returns to 101.1 FM
Alternative rock reclaimed its longtime home on 101.1 FM this morning, offering a rude awakening for some listeners, and relief for its long-suffering fans. The station, which had been programming adult hits, flipped the switch Friday morning, bringing …
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Alternative Rock
In the early `80s, something called “alternative rock“ was born, and the rest of the pop-music universe pretty much ignored it — until now. The “alternative“ label originally applied to underground rock bands that were aggressively anti-commercial in …
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Latest Alternative Rock News

105092277An alternative history of ‘90s rock
In the early ‘90s alternative music was embraced by the media and the masses, marking the start of an exciting and confusing period for artists and fans, writes Craig Schuftan. Looking back on the era, was there a revolution or did bands simply sell out?
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The Amazing Journey of the Different Alternative Rock Bands
The Feelies, Violent Femmes, and R.E.M. were the very first popular alternative rock bands American had seen. Let’s take a look at the alternative rock bands’ journey so far. Alternative rock music is a subgenre of rock music wherein there are more …
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From down under: Former Men at Work singer Hay coming to State College
Hay is scheduled for 8 p.m. on Jan. 22 at The State Theatre. The concert also will feature Chris Trapper, front man for the late 1990s alternative rock band The Push Stars and whose music today is considered roots-pop. “Colin Hay appeals to a wide …
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Alternative rock returns to 101.1 FM

musicAlternative rock returns to 101.1 FM
Alternative rock reclaimed its longtime home on 101.1 FM this morning, offering a rude awakening for some listeners, and relief for its long-suffering fans. The station, which had been programming adult hits, flipped the switch Friday morning, bringing …
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‘The Edge’ is bringing alternative rock to B.C.
‘The Edge’ is bringing alternative rock to B.C. Radio station 104.9 WBXX-FM changed formats, moving from light rock to alternative rock. Check out this story on battlecreekenquirer.com: http://bcene.ws/1WSpFXw
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Here Are The Top 20 One-Hit Wonders Of ’90s Alternative Rock
The 1990s were the pinnacle for alternative rock. After all, the very name of the genre is owed to the fact that these sorts of bands were seen as the alternative to the prevailing rock music of the late ’80s, when hair metal still reigned supreme.
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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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ROCK WOLVES Feat. SCORPIONS, MAD MAX And H-BLOCKX Members: ‘Rock For The Nations’ Video Released

musicROCK WOLVES Feat. SCORPIONS, MAD MAX And H-BLOCKX Members: ‘Rock For The Nations’ Video Released
Rarebell describes ROCK WOLVES’ material as “classic rock music, powerful but not too heavy.” This diversity of ideas and the band’s almost boundless musical enthusiasm is reflected in every one of the eleven songs on their debut release. Straight rock …
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10 Best Classic Rock Sample Flips
As such kindred spirits, it makes sense that tons of rap songs have sampled classic rock records. We thought it’d be fly to wiz through the past and see what the Best Classic Rock Sample Flips in hip-hop history are. Here’s what we found. This is one …
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Alternative Rock is the New Classic Rock.
Listen to the music—instead of thinking over the mode of production—and you find that alternative rock was basically a combination of punk energy, art rock conceptualism and classic rock hooks, the exact ratios changing based on the aesthetics of the …
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Ralph Kluseman joins Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Music Association

musicRalph Kluseman joins Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Music Association
The Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Music Association has added Dubuque musician Ralph Kluseman to its board of directors to represent the northeast region of the state. Kluseman is a business counselor for the Northeast Iowa Small Business Development Center and …
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces 2016 inductees
(CNN)Let us pay homage to the latest rock stars immortal and dig on some of the music that just got them into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The pantheon of rock has announced its five inductees for 2016. The ceremony to welcome them will come in April.
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Watch Rock On 2 Movie Official Teaser Hd Video Farhan Akhtar, Shardha Kapoor
As the leading lady of the upcoming tweeted that Rock On 2 teaser will come out on Monday that is today, it was rock n roll all over again. The original part is back with the sequel starring Farhan, Arjun Rampal, Purab Kohli and Prachi Desai in their roles …
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Gallery: Little Rock Fashion Week 8 Big Night

trendGallery: Little Rock Fashion Week 8 Big Night
Rain threatened, but didn’t wash out, the Big Night for Little Rock Fashion Week 8. The show took place on the 300 block of Main Street, before which attendees enjoyed a reception at nearby Club Level.
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Duterte fashion was the news
FROM A DISTANCE By Carmen N. Pedrosa (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 30, 2016 – 12:00am At first I did not think it was necessary to be present in Congress when President Digong gave his first State of the Nation speech. (I prefer to refer to its …
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Belk turns fashion into fun for children – KAIT Jonesboro, AR – Region 8 News, weather, sports
Belk in Paragould put on a fun event that gave kids the opportunity to participate as models in the Belk Kidfest Fashion Show Saturday. The event is bi-annual and takes place in all Belk locations. Kids enjoyed a back to school bash which included ice …
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