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St. Patrick’s Day: Celebrate your Irish heritage (real or imagined) with SiriusXM

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner (or should we say just over the rainbow?), and SiriusXM is your metaphorical pot of (music) gold. In preparation for Thursday, March 17, we’ve got our Kiss Me I’m Irish T-shirts (and … Continued

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St. Patrick’s Day: Celebrate your Irish heritage (real or imagined) with SiriusXM

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner (or should we say just over the rainbow?), and SiriusXM is your metaphorical pot of (music) gold. In preparation for Thursday, March 17, we’ve got our Kiss Me I’m Irish T-shirts (and … Continued

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RIP George Martin: The Fifth Beatle’s legacy, by ‘Beatles Come to America’ author Martin Goldsmith

Martin Goldsmith, author of The Beatles Come To America, hosts daily shows on Symphony Hall (Ch. 76). In 1962, when he signed The Beatles to a record contract with Parlophone (a division of EMI), George Martin was 36 years old, … Continued

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RIP George Martin: The Fifth Beatle’s legacy, by ‘Beatles Come to America’ author Martin Goldsmith

Martin Goldsmith, author of The Beatles Come To America, hosts daily shows on Symphony Hall (Ch. 76). In 1962, when he signed The Beatles to a record contract with Parlophone (a division of EMI), George Martin was 36 years old, … Continued

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Hear Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band’s 2012 Apollo concert on E Street Radio

On March 9, 2012, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band performed live from Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater in front of an exclusive group of subscribers and celebrity guests. Now, on the show’s four-year anniversary, E Street Radio (Ch. … Continued

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Hear Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band’s 2012 Apollo concert on E Street Radio

On March 9, 2012, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band performed live from Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater in front of an exclusive group of subscribers and celebrity guests. Now, on the show’s four-year anniversary, E Street Radio (Ch. … Continued

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Music-versary: Metallica’s Master of Puppets album turns 30

Master of Puppets was released by Elektra Records on March 3, 1986. Metallica’s third album, it was the Northern California metal architects’ major label debut and would later become a certified international smash, peaking at No. 29 on the Billboard … Continued

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Music-versary: Metallica’s Master of Puppets album turns 30

Master of Puppets was released by Elektra Records on March 3, 1986. Metallica’s third album, it was the Northern California metal architects’ major label debut and would later become a certified international smash, peaking at No. 29 on the Billboard … Continued

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Peter Frampton Artist Confidential on Classic Vinyl

Grammy-winning guitarist Peter Frampton is a staple of classic rock radio. From his work with Humble Pie and The Herd to his international breakthrough as a solo artist with Frampton Comes Alive! (one of the best-selling live albums to date), the … Continued

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Peter Frampton Artist Confidential on Classic Vinyl

Grammy-winning guitarist Peter Frampton is a staple of classic rock radio. From his work with Humble Pie and The Herd to his international breakthrough as a solo artist with Frampton Comes Alive! (one of the best-selling live albums to date), the … Continued

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Music (Re)discovery: A millennial reviews Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ as if it were new

How would a millennial react to hearing a classic album like it’s something brand new? We believe that music discovery isn’t just about up-and-comers—new music is any music that’s new to you—so we decided to find out. Today is the … Continued

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Music (Re)discovery: A millennial reviews Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ as if it were new

How would a millennial react to hearing a classic album like it’s something brand new? We believe that music discovery isn’t just about up-and-comers—new music is any music that’s new to you—so we decided to find out. Today is the … Continued

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Music-versary: Johnny Cash was born on February 26, 1932

“It shoulda been you,” Ray Cash told his young son, Johnny, after his eldest, Jack, had been cut open from crotch to neck, fatally sliced by the circular saw at the local mill. Jack had been a spiritual boy, destined … Continued

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Music-versary: Johnny Cash was born on February 26, 1932

“It shoulda been you,” Ray Cash told his young son, Johnny, after his eldest, Jack, had been cut open from crotch to neck, fatally sliced by the circular saw at the local mill. Jack had been a spiritual boy, destined … Continued

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Music Discovery: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats

Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, whose eponymous debut album was released in August of last year, draw upon the retro-soul sound the bearded front man fell in love with at an early age. But it took until 2015 for … Continued

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Music Discovery: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats

Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, whose eponymous debut album was released in August of last year, draw upon the retro-soul sound the bearded front man fell in love with at an early age. But it took until 2015 for … Continued

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No More Mr. Nice Quiz: Test your Megadeth knowledge!

Do you know your Peace Sells from your Rust in Peace? Sure, you probably know that Dave Mustaine was in Metallica, but do you know what band he was in BEFORE Metallica?! Check out the tough questions below to determine … Continued

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No More Mr. Nice Quiz: Test your Megadeth knowledge!

Do you know your Peace Sells from your Rust in Peace? Sure, you probably know that Dave Mustaine was in Metallica, but do you know what band he was in BEFORE Metallica?! Check out the tough questions below to determine … Continued

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Music-versary: Kurt Cobain died on April 5, 1994

Kurt Cobain had always been a slight man, standing at 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 125 pounds toward the end of his life, but the heroin he used to ease his stomach pains certainly didn’t help his gaunt … Continued

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Music-versary: Kurt Cobain died on April 5, 1994

Kurt Cobain had always been a slight man, standing at 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing 125 pounds toward the end of his life, but the heroin he used to ease his stomach pains certainly didn’t help his gaunt … Continued

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Lake Street Dive perform single Call off Your Dogs, cover Jackson 5 on The Coffee House

Boston quartet Lake Street Dive just released their fifth full-length album, Side Pony, via Nonesuch Records. To celebrate, they treated us to an exclusive performance on The Coffee House (Ch. 14). Powered by the voice of Rachael Price, the band – … Continued

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Lake Street Dive perform single Call off Your Dogs, cover Jackson 5 on The Coffee House

Boston quartet Lake Street Dive just released their fifth full-length album, Side Pony, via Nonesuch Records. To celebrate, they treated us to an exclusive performance on The Coffee House (Ch. 14). Powered by the voice of Rachael Price, the band – … Continued

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National Margarita Day: Radio Margaritaville shares recipes from around the world!

Thank goodness for food industry marketing because we no longer have to wait until Cinco de Mayo to drink Margaritas on special. But in case weak-well tequila blended with outrageously sweet mixers for $2 isn’t your thing, Jimmy Buffett’s Radio Margaritaville (Ch. 24) has … Continued

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National Margarita Day: Radio Margaritaville shares recipes from around the world!

Thank goodness for food industry marketing because we no longer have to wait until Cinco de Mayo to drink Margaritas on special. But in case weak-well tequila blended with outrageously sweet mixers for $2 isn’t your thing, Jimmy Buffett’s Radio Margaritaville (Ch. 24) has … Continued

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The 58th Annual GRAMMY® Awards: Looking back at the nominees who graced our studios

Awards season is in full swing with the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards just days away. After nearly six decades of celebrating the best in music, we’re still never certain of who will end up taking home a golden gramophone. What … Continued

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The 58th Annual GRAMMY® Awards: Looking back at the nominees who graced our studios

Awards season is in full swing with the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards just days away. After nearly six decades of celebrating the best in music, we’re still never certain of who will end up taking home a golden gramophone. What … Continued

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Billy Joel reveals which he thinks is ‘the best band that ever was’

Attention Billy Joel fans! We heard you loud and clear: You love the Billy Joel Channel, and guess what? We’re here to give you more of it! The limited-engagement channel has been extended for another month and will air through … Continued

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Billy Joel reveals which he thinks is ‘the best band that ever was’

Attention Billy Joel fans! We heard you loud and clear: You love the Billy Joel Channel, and guess what? We’re here to give you more of it! The limited-engagement channel has been extended for another month and will air through … Continued

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Don Henley’s top 10 favorite Billy Joel songs

The Eagle has landed. We repeat, the Eagle has landed … right on The Billy Joel Channel to play his favorite songs by The Piano Man. Don Henley shared 10 of his favorite tracks exclusively for us. Check out his picks! … Continued

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Don Henley’s top 10 favorite Billy Joel songs

The Eagle has landed. We repeat, the Eagle has landed … right on The Billy Joel Channel to play his favorite songs by The Piano Man. Don Henley shared 10 of his favorite tracks exclusively for us. Check out his picks! … Continued

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Quiz: How well do you know Jason Ellis?

The Jason Ellis Channel is taking over Faction (Ch. 41) all weekend! In celebration, we want to find out just how much you know about the show! Are you a super-fan? Take this quiz to find out if you’re #EllisFam … Continued

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Quiz: How well do you know Jason Ellis?

The Jason Ellis Channel is taking over Faction (Ch. 41) all weekend! In celebration, we want to find out just how much you know about the show! Are you a super-fan? Take this quiz to find out if you’re #EllisFam … Continued

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Dead & Company summer tour dates announced!

Dead & Company is getting primed and ready to hit the road this summer, and they’ve announced where they’re heading! Check out the tour dates below to find out if they’re coming to your neck of the woods and listen … Continued

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Dead & Company summer tour dates announced!

Dead & Company is getting primed and ready to hit the road this summer, and they’ve announced where they’re heading! Check out the tour dates below to find out if they’re coming to your neck of the woods and listen … Continued

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David Draiman and Benjamin Burnley announce joint Breaking Benjamin & Disturbed tour on Octane

In case you missed it, David Draiman and Benjamin Burnley stopped by Kayla Riley’s show on Octane (Ch. 37) to announce some pretty big news this morning: Disturbed and Breaking Benjamin are hitting the road together this summer along with … Continued

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David Draiman and Benjamin Burnley announce joint Breaking Benjamin & Disturbed tour on Octane

In case you missed it, David Draiman and Benjamin Burnley stopped by Kayla Riley’s show on Octane (Ch. 37) to announce some pretty big news this morning: Disturbed and Breaking Benjamin are hitting the road together this summer along with … Continued

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Alt Nation presents the Advanced Placement tour with POP ETC, The Moth & The Flame + BANNERS

Attention alternative music fans! Alt Nation‘s weekly new music show Advanced Placement, which brings you the best new alternative rock acts and showcases new music from the biggest names in alt-rock, is hitting the road with Berkley band Pop ETC, … Continued

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Alt Nation presents the Advanced Placement tour with POP ETC, The Moth & The Flame + BANNERS

Attention alternative music fans! Alt Nation‘s weekly new music show Advanced Placement, which brings you the best new alternative rock acts and showcases new music from the biggest names in alt-rock, is hitting the road with Berkley band Pop ETC, … Continued

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Quiz: How well do you know the Ramones?

This year we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ramones’ self-titled debut album—recorded over a week in early February 1976 and released a little more than two months later, on April 23. It didn’t set the charts on fire, peaking at … Continued

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Quiz: How well do you know the Ramones?

This year we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ramones’ self-titled debut album—recorded over a week in early February 1976 and released a little more than two months later, on April 23. It didn’t set the charts on fire, peaking at … Continued

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Music-versary: Fleetwood Mac released ‘Rumours’ on February 4, 1977

Release date: February 4, 1977 Credits: Lindsey Buckingham (guitar, vocals, production), Mick Fleetwood (drums, percussion), Christine McVie (keyboards, synthesizer, vocals), Stevie Nicks (vocals), John McVie (bass), Ken Caillat (engineering, mastering, producing), Richard Dashut (engineering, producing) Backstory: Wild, plentiful rumors fueled … Continued

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Music-versary: Fleetwood Mac released ‘Rumours’ on February 4, 1977

Release date: February 4, 1977 Credits: Lindsey Buckingham (guitar, vocals, production), Mick Fleetwood (drums, percussion), Christine McVie (keyboards, synthesizer, vocals), Stevie Nicks (vocals), John McVie (bass), Ken Caillat (engineering, mastering, producing), Richard Dashut (engineering, producing) Backstory: Wild, plentiful rumors fueled … Continued

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Super Bowl cocktails: Watch the big game with drinks inspired by your favorite halftime acts

Super Bowl 50 is upon us. Of course, not everyone’s team made it to the final game, and let’s be honest, not everyone really cares about football. However, it’s pretty likely you’ll be tuned to NFL Radio (or CBS TV) come … Continued

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Super Bowl cocktails: Watch the big game with drinks inspired by your favorite halftime acts

Super Bowl 50 is upon us. Of course, not everyone’s team made it to the final game, and let’s be honest, not everyone really cares about football. However, it’s pretty likely you’ll be tuned to NFL Radio (or CBS TV) come … Continued

Music, Rock

Red Sun Rising covers Alanis Morissette’s ‘Uninvited’ + more during in-studio session

Red Sun Rising released their third studio album Polyester Zeal back in August 2015, and after months of success with the record, the band stopped by Octane to perform the infectious single The Other Side as well as a faithful, … Continued

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Red Sun Rising covers Alanis Morissette’s ‘Uninvited’ + more during in-studio session

Red Sun Rising released their third studio album Polyester Zeal back in August 2015, and after months of success with the record, the band stopped by Octane to perform the infectious single The Other Side as well as a faithful, … Continued

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Music-versary: The Beatles released ‘Please Please Me’ on January 30, 1964

Release date: January 30, 1964 Credits: John Lennon (lead vocal, rhythm guitar), Paul McCartney (harmony vocal, bass), George Harrison (harmony vocal, lead guitar), Ringo Starr (drums), George Martin (producer) Backstory: The Beatles were set to land in America in just a … Continued

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Music-versary: The Beatles released ‘Please Please Me’ on January 30, 1964

Release date: January 30, 1964 Credits: John Lennon (lead vocal, rhythm guitar), Paul McCartney (harmony vocal, bass), George Harrison (harmony vocal, lead guitar), Ringo Starr (drums), George Martin (producer) Backstory: The Beatles were set to land in America in just a … Continued

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Killswitch Engage premiere new song ‘Hate By Design’ on Octane

Massachusetts metal band Killswitch Engage is set to release their seventh album, Incarnate on March 11 via Roadrunner. Singer Jesse Leach is calling the follow-up to 2013’s Disarm the Descent “the record of my entire career,” and Octane (Ch. 37) listeners got to hear the second … Continued

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Killswitch Engage premiere new song ‘Hate By Design’ on Octane

Massachusetts metal band Killswitch Engage is set to release their seventh album, Incarnate on March 11 via Roadrunner. Singer Jesse Leach is calling the follow-up to 2013’s Disarm the Descent “the record of my entire career,” and Octane (Ch. 37) listeners got to hear the second … Continued

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Elton John reflects on David Bowie, talks musical collaborations and fashion

With a week to go until the release of Elton John’s 33rd studio album, Wonderful Crazy Night, the iconic musician stopped by SiriusXM for a Town Hall and performance hosted by David Fricke on The Spectrum (Ch. 28). The award-winning musician … Continued

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Elton John reflects on David Bowie, talks musical collaborations and fashion

With a week to go until the release of Elton John’s 33rd studio album, Wonderful Crazy Night, the iconic musician stopped by SiriusXM for a Town Hall and performance hosted by David Fricke on The Spectrum (Ch. 28). The award-winning musician … Continued

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We will rock you: Listen to 24/7 pump up the jams for Super Bowl weekend

Airing Friday 2/5 at 5 pm ET through Sunday 2/7 on Hair Nation, Ch. 39. We Will Rock You. We Are the Champions. Start Me Up. All I Do is Win … the Super Bowl is all about tough competition, … Continued

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We will rock you: Listen to 24/7 pump up the jams for Super Bowl weekend

Airing Friday 2/5 at 5 pm ET through Sunday 2/7 on Hair Nation, Ch. 39. We Will Rock You. We Are the Champions. Start Me Up. All I Do is Win … the Super Bowl is all about tough competition, … Continued

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Rob Zombie premieres new song ‘Well, Everyone Is F**king in a UFO’ on Octane!

Earlier today, Rob Zombie aired the world premiere of his new song Well, Everyone Is F**king in a UFO on Octane (Ch. 37). The song, which Zombie said was his favorite and was “sure to be an instant classic” will … Continued

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Rob Zombie premieres new song ‘Well, Everyone Is F**king in a UFO’ on Octane!

Earlier today, Rob Zombie aired the world premiere of his new song Well, Everyone Is F**king in a UFO on Octane (Ch. 37). The song, which Zombie said was his favorite and was “sure to be an instant classic” will … Continued

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Bruce Springsteen’s River Tour: Hear pre-show broadcasts on E Street Radio

Winter Storm Jonas got the best of The Boss last weekend, forcing Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band to cancel their schedule River Tour show at Madison Square Garden [NOTE: It has since been reschedule for March 28]. Although … Continued

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Bruce Springsteen’s River Tour: Hear pre-show broadcasts on E Street Radio

Winter Storm Jonas got the best of The Boss last weekend, forcing Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band to cancel their schedule River Tour show at Madison Square Garden [NOTE: It has since been reschedule for March 28]. Although … Continued

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Music-versary: Elvis’ Heartbreak Hotel was released on January 27, 1956

Recording Date: January 10, 1956 Credits: Elvis Presley (guitar/vocals); Scotty Moore (guitar); Bill Black (Bass); D.J. Fontana (drummer); Chet Atkins (Guitar); Floyd Cramer (Piano); The Jordanaires (Backup vocals); Steve Shoals (producer) Backstory: Before Elvis recorded Heartbreak Hotel, he was already … Continued

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Music-versary: Elvis’ Heartbreak Hotel was released on January 27, 1956

Recording Date: January 10, 1956 Credits: Elvis Presley (guitar/vocals); Scotty Moore (guitar); Bill Black (Bass); D.J. Fontana (drummer); Chet Atkins (Guitar); Floyd Cramer (Piano); The Jordanaires (Backup vocals); Steve Shoals (producer) Backstory: Before Elvis recorded Heartbreak Hotel, he was already … Continued

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Foals cover Mark Ronson’s Daffodils, perform stripped-down Mountain at My Gate on SiriusXMU Sessions

English rockers Foals released their fourth studio album, What Went Down, back in August 2015. The record marked the band’s heaviest and loudest to date and peaked at No. 58 on the Billboard 200. The five-piece band are about to … Continued

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Foals cover Mark Ronson’s Daffodils, perform stripped-down Mountain at My Gate on SiriusXMU Sessions

English rockers Foals released their fourth studio album, What Went Down, back in August 2015. The record marked the band’s heaviest and loudest to date and peaked at No. 58 on the Billboard 200. The five-piece band are about to … Continued

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Glenn Frey, founding member of the Eagles, dead at 67

Glenn Frey, guitarist and founding member of the Eagles, died Monday, according to the band’s official website. He was 67 years old. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our comrade, Eagles founder Glenn Frey, … Continued

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Glenn Frey, founding member of the Eagles, dead at 67

Glenn Frey, guitarist and founding member of the Eagles, died Monday, according to the band’s official website. He was 67 years old. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our comrade, Eagles founder Glenn Frey, … Continued

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SiriusXM’s Rock DJs share their favorite Billy Joel songs

Trying to pick the best song from one of the most iconic songwriters of all time is like trying to pick your favorite type of pasta in Little Italy. From We Didn’t Start the Fire to River of Dreams and … Continued

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SiriusXM’s Rock DJs share their favorite Billy Joel songs

Trying to pick the best song from one of the most iconic songwriters of all time is like trying to pick your favorite type of pasta in Little Italy. From We Didn’t Start the Fire to River of Dreams and … Continued

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Take me out to the ball game! Billy Joel announces four summer baseball stadium tour dates

To get everyone pumped for his summer stadium tour, Billy Joel has gone all-in with SiriusXM from January 15 – March 15 for The Billy Joel Channel (Ch. 18). Check out the dates below and keep your eye out for a … Continued

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Take me out to the ball game! Billy Joel announces four summer baseball stadium tour dates

To get everyone pumped for his summer stadium tour, Billy Joel has gone all-in with SiriusXM from January 15 – March 15 for The Billy Joel Channel (Ch. 18). Check out the dates below and keep your eye out for a … Continued

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70s on 7 hosts share their favorite Billy Joel songs!

From The Stranger and Vienna to Just the Way You Are and She’s Always a Woman, some of the Piano Man’s biggest hits are from the ’70s. So we asked our 70s on 7 hosts to give us their favorite … Continued

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70s on 7 hosts share their favorite Billy Joel songs!

From The Stranger and Vienna to Just the Way You Are and She’s Always a Woman, some of the Piano Man’s biggest hits are from the ’70s. So we asked our 70s on 7 hosts to give us their favorite … Continued

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Alan Hunter’s Top Ten David Bowie Songs

As we cope with the loss of David Bowie this week, we asked some of our DJs for their top five Bowie songs. Alan Hunter, one of the original five MTV VJs and Big 80s on 8 host (you can also … Continued

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Alan Hunter’s Top Ten David Bowie Songs

As we cope with the loss of David Bowie this week, we asked some of our DJs for their top five Bowie songs. Alan Hunter, one of the original five MTV VJs and Big 80s on 8 host (you can also … Continued

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Hair Nation’s Top Power BALL-ads (see what we did there?)

We’ve all got Power Ball on the brain. And who could resist with $1.5 billion on the line? So to ramp everyone up to win (or more likely lose) big, here are the top POWER BALL-ads from SiriusXM’s vintage rock channel … Continued

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Hair Nation’s Top Power BALL-ads (see what we did there?)

We’ve all got Power Ball on the brain. And who could resist with $1.5 billion on the line? So to ramp everyone up to win (or more likely lose) big, here are the top POWER BALL-ads from SiriusXM’s vintage rock channel … Continued

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Jim Ladd looks back at the ‘higher frequency’ of David Bowie

Legendary southern California-based rock radio DJ Jim Ladd has more than forty years’ experience playing the best of rock ‘n’ roll. He currently hosts a weekly show on SiriusXM’s Deep Tracks (Ch. 27).  The truly great ones seem to vibrate on … Continued

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Jim Ladd looks back at the ‘higher frequency’ of David Bowie

Legendary southern California-based rock radio DJ Jim Ladd has more than forty years’ experience playing the best of rock ‘n’ roll. He currently hosts a weekly show on SiriusXM’s Deep Tracks (Ch. 27).  The truly great ones seem to vibrate on … Continued

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Music-versary: Led Zeppelin released its eponymous debut album on Jan. 12, 1969

Release date: January 12, 1969 Credits: Robert Plant (vocals/production); Jimmy Page (guitar); John Paul Jones (bass); John Bonham (drums) Backstory: Led Zeppelin was born from the ashes of the Yardbirds. They had disintegrated in the summer of 1968, leaving guitarist … Continued

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Music-versary: Led Zeppelin released its eponymous debut album on Jan. 12, 1969

Release date: January 12, 1969 Credits: Robert Plant (vocals/production); Jimmy Page (guitar); John Paul Jones (bass); John Bonham (drums) Backstory: Led Zeppelin was born from the ashes of the Yardbirds. They had disintegrated in the summer of 1968, leaving guitarist … Continued

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The David Bowie Channel honoring the late icon launches on SiriusXM

On January 10, the world lost a legend, the inimitable David Bowie. Yesterday SiriusXM paid tribute to him across a variety of channels, playing his music and hearing from fans and fellow artists who called in to share their remembrances. Now, … Continued

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The David Bowie Channel honoring the late icon launches on SiriusXM

On January 10, the world lost a legend, the inimitable David Bowie. Yesterday SiriusXM paid tribute to him across a variety of channels, playing his music and hearing from fans and fellow artists who called in to share their remembrances. Now, … Continued

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Mark Goodman’s Top Five David Bowie Songs

Everyone loves David Bowie, you hear us? EVERYONE. Whether you’re a Ziggy Stardust kind of guy or Labyrinth was more your era, we’ve all got your favorite Bowie. So we asked some of our DJs for their top five Bowie songs. … Continued

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Mark Goodman’s Top Five David Bowie Songs

Everyone loves David Bowie, you hear us? EVERYONE. Whether you’re a Ziggy Stardust kind of guy or Labyrinth was more your era, we’ve all got your favorite Bowie. So we asked some of our DJs for their top five Bowie songs. … Continued

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Mike Marrone says it’s an honor to dedicate The Loft to The David Bowie Channel

The death of David Bowie is not simply another “rock star” passing. It is the loss of an artist who has consistently challenged his audience with forward thinking, multi-dimensional work. He never dumbed it down to the lowest common denominator; but … Continued

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Mike Marrone says it’s an honor to dedicate The Loft to The David Bowie Channel

The death of David Bowie is not simply another “rock star” passing. It is the loss of an artist who has consistently challenged his audience with forward thinking, multi-dimensional work. He never dumbed it down to the lowest common denominator; but … Continued

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Baseball stadiums, songwriting, and ‘going into other people’s hearts’: Billy Joel returns to SiriusXM

Billy Joel is back! After an outstanding response to his channel in 2014, the iconic entertainer returns to SiriusXM with The Billy Joel Channel — an exclusive, limited-edition channel with music spanning the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s career, … Continued

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Baseball stadiums, songwriting, and ‘going into other people’s hearts’: Billy Joel returns to SiriusXM

Billy Joel is back! After an outstanding response to his channel in 2014, the iconic entertainer returns to SiriusXM with The Billy Joel Channel — an exclusive, limited-edition channel with music spanning the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s career, … Continued

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Welcome to the Guns N’ Roses quiz, we’ve got fun and games

As Guns N’ Roses sang on Use Your Illusions II, “Get in the ring!” Now that the headline-making band is back making headlines with their Coachella reunion shows, the time is ripe to head straight for Paradise City (or the jungle, if you’d … Continued

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Welcome to the Guns N’ Roses quiz, we’ve got fun and games

As Guns N’ Roses sang on Use Your Illusions II, “Get in the ring!” Now that the headline-making band is back making headlines with their Coachella reunion shows, the time is ripe to head straight for Paradise City (or the jungle, if you’d … Continued

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Elvis Radio presents Elvis’ Birthday Celebration 2016 LIVE from Graceland

Friday, January 8 marks Elvis Presley’s birthday! SiriusXM is celebrating with a party at Graceland in Memphis, but if you can’t join in person, you’re invited to partake in the festivities with Elvis Radio LIVE from Graceland on Ch. 19, … Continued

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Elvis Radio presents Elvis’ Birthday Celebration 2016 LIVE from Graceland

Friday, January 8 marks Elvis Presley’s birthday! SiriusXM is celebrating with a party at Graceland in Memphis, but if you can’t join in person, you’re invited to partake in the festivities with Elvis Radio LIVE from Graceland on Ch. 19, … Continued

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RIP Lemmy Kilmister: Fans and friends pay tribute to the Motörhead founder on Ozzy’s Boneyard

Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister, founding member and singer in the British heavy metal band Motörhead, has died at the age of 70, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. He passed away on Dec. 28, learning of his disease only two days … Continued

Music, Rock

RIP Lemmy Kilmister: Fans and friends pay tribute to the Motörhead founder on Ozzy’s Boneyard

Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister, founding member and singer in the British heavy metal band Motörhead, has died at the age of 70, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. He passed away on Dec. 28, learning of his disease only two days … Continued

Alternative, Country, Dance/Electronic, Music, Pop, Rock

6 ways SiriusXM put the ‘discovery’ in 2015 music

Whether it was Elle King, Walk the Moon, Bring Me the Horizon, Chris Stapleton or Leon Bridges, some incredible new acts hit the scene this year in just about every genre. Here is some of the new talent who we threw the weight of … Continued

Alternative, Country, Dance/Electronic, Music, Pop, Rock

6 ways SiriusXM put the ‘discovery’ in 2015 music

Whether it was Elle King, Walk the Moon, Bring Me the Horizon, Chris Stapleton or Leon Bridges, some incredible new acts hit the scene this year in just about every genre. Here is some of the new talent who we threw the weight of … Continued

Alternative, Music, Rock

Music-versary: The Clash’s Joe Strummer died December 22, 2002

August 21, 1952-December 22, 2002 The lead singer, guitarist and political soul of UK punk rock band, the Only Band That Matters, was only 50 years old when he died of a heart attack at his home in Somerset, England on … Continued

Alternative, Music, Rock

Music-versary: The Clash’s Joe Strummer died December 22, 2002

August 21, 1952-December 22, 2002 The lead singer, guitarist and political soul of UK punk rock band, the Only Band That Matters, was only 50 years old when he died of a heart attack at his home in Somerset, England on … Continued

Music, Rock

Hear Dead and Company’s New Year’s Eve show live on SiriusXM!

Airing Thursday 12/31 at 11 pm ET on Grateful Dead Channel, Ch. 23 Rebroadcasting Friday 1/1 at noon and 9 pm ET Ring in the New Year with Dead and Company live from The Forum in Los Angeles, CA. Dead … Continued

Music, Rock

Hear Dead and Company’s New Year’s Eve show live on SiriusXM!

Airing Thursday 12/31 at 11 pm ET on Grateful Dead Channel, Ch. 23 Rebroadcasting Friday 1/1 at noon and 9 pm ET Ring in the New Year with Dead and Company live from The Forum in Los Angeles, CA. Dead … Continued

Music, Rock

12 Days of Christmas with David Fricke on The Spectrum

Spectrum host David Fricke is taking on the 12 Days of Christmas, playing one holiday song a day across the genres of R&B, soul, electric rock, and doo-wop. The countdown culminates in a special edition of David’s show, The Writer’s Block, … Continued

Music, Rock

12 Days of Christmas with David Fricke on The Spectrum

Spectrum host David Fricke is taking on the 12 Days of Christmas, playing one holiday song a day across the genres of R&B, soul, electric rock, and doo-wop. The countdown culminates in a special edition of David’s show, The Writer’s Block, … Continued

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