COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

The Spectrum: Baker’s Dozen Countdown (4/5/14)

Coldplay may be crooning about falling hard and fast in Magic, but the first single off of their upcoming album, Ghost Stories, stands strong once again at number one in this week’s Baker’s Dozen Countdown. Ray Lamontange’s Supernova follows suit, … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (4/7/14)

For the second week running, Magic Man’s Paris takes the number one spot in Alt Nation‘s Alt 18 countdown. Grouplove’s Shark Attack creeps along from number four to number two this week, knocking Big Data’s Dangerous down to number three. … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown April 4, 1987 (4/7/14)

1987 was a legendary year for unstoppable artists (and for their legendary hair). Aretha Franklin was the first woman to ever be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Madonna and Tina Turner were the talk of … Continued

MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Meet SiriusXM’s Spectrum Certified Artist: The War On Drugs

Here at The Spectrum, we search out up-and-coming bands for you, our listeners. We’re dubbing these artists you might not yet have heard Spectrum Certified. Here’s an artist we can’t stop listening to: The War on Drugs. Who: The War … Continued

HOWARD STERN, ROCK

Howard Stern to host special ‘Town Hall’ event with Billy Joel

There are SiriusXM Town Halls, and then there are SiriusXM Town Halls. Monday on The Howard Stern Show, Howard announced he will be hosting a special Town Hall event with the one and only Billy Joel. "We are going to do a … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

’70s on 7: AT40 Countdown for March 31, 1973 (4/05/14)

It’s time for your ’70s on 7 American Top 40 Countdown! Let’s go back to January 1973, when Roberta Flack’s Killing Me Softly With His Song (later covered by The Fugees), was at the top of the charts, beating out … Continued

MUSIC, ROCK

E Street Radio’s Rock Hall week: Little Steven Van Zandt, Bruce Springsteen Town Hall + more

Airing Monday 4/7 at 4 pm ET through Sunday 4/13 at 8 pm ET on E Street Radio, Ch. 20 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is fast approaching (Thursday, April 10 at 7 pm ET), and … Continued

MUSIC, ROCK

Remember Kurt Cobain on the 20th anniversary of his death + hear Nirvana’s Road to the Rock Hall

Since his untimely death in 1994, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has been immortalized by the music industry via countless posthumous awards, editorial profiles, and Best Of lists. In fact, Nirvana, a legendary alternative/grunge three-piece that’s gone on to sell more … Continued

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Hear highlights from the 29th annual Rock Hall induction ceremony when Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio takes over Classic Vinyl

On Thursday, April 10, the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame will pay tribute to this year’s inductees: Peter Gabriel, Daryl Hall and John Oates, KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, the E Street Band, Brian Epstein, and Andrew Loog Oldham. Kind of a … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, ROCK

OCTANE: Big ‘Uns Countdown (3/29/14)

Gemini Syndrome’s Stardust is back and bad at number one in this week’s Big ‘Uns Countdown. Like a Storm’s Love the Way You Hate Me drops down to number two. Seether’s Weak makes a formidable leap to the third spot, … Continued