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Bruce Springsteen cancels show in Greensboro, NC in response to HB2 law

Bruce Springsteen has decided to cancel this Sunday’s show in Greensboro, NC in response to the new HB2 law that was recently passed in the state. In a letter on his website, he explains his decision to do so: As … Continued

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Bruce Springsteen cancels show in Greensboro, NC in response to HB2 law

Bruce Springsteen has decided to cancel this Sunday’s show in Greensboro, NC in response to the new HB2 law that was recently passed in the state. In a letter on his website, he explains his decision to do so: As … Continued

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Music-versary: Paul McCartney announces his departure from the Beatles via press release on April 10, 1970

On April 10, 1970, London’s Daily Mirror declared that the Beatles were history. The tabloid was armed with a press release that included an explosive question-and-answer interview with Paul McCartney, who wouldn’t be speaking to the media but still wanted to … Continued

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Music-versary: Paul McCartney announces his departure from the Beatles via press release on April 10, 1970

On April 10, 1970, London’s Daily Mirror declared that the Beatles were history. The tabloid was armed with a press release that included an explosive question-and-answer interview with Paul McCartney, who wouldn’t be speaking to the media but still wanted to … Continued

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The Lumineers perform ‘Stubborn Love’ + ‘Ophelia’ during ‘Cleopatra’ release party at Webster Hall

In 2012, Denver-based folk rockers The Lumineers took the world by storm at the forefront of the mainstream folk revival with their self-titled debut album, which earned them Grammy nods for Best New Artist and Best Americana album and has … Continued

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The Lumineers perform ‘Stubborn Love’ + ‘Ophelia’ during ‘Cleopatra’ release party at Webster Hall

In 2012, Denver-based folk rockers The Lumineers took the world by storm at the forefront of the mainstream folk revival with their self-titled debut album, which earned them Grammy nods for Best New Artist and Best Americana album and has … Continued

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Hear Goo Goo Dolls’ brand new single ‘So Alive,’ exclusively on The Pulse!

Goo Goo Dolls are prepping the release of their 11th studio album, Boxes, due out May 6. Following up 2013’s Magnetic, the new effort sees frontman John Rzeznik – who usually writes alone – going outside his comfort zone and opening … Continued

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Hear Goo Goo Dolls’ brand new single ‘So Alive,’ exclusively on The Pulse!

Goo Goo Dolls are prepping the release of their 11th studio album, Boxes, due out May 6. Following up 2013’s Magnetic, the new effort sees frontman John Rzeznik – who usually writes alone – going outside his comfort zone and opening … Continued

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Porches cover ‘Trying Your Luck’ by The Strokes on SiriusXMU

Porches (solo project of Aaron Maine) was recently in the SiriusXM Studios promoting their new album, Pool. During their visit, the band chose to pay homage to one of their influences, The Strokes, with a cover of “Trying Your Luck.” “[The … Continued

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Porches cover ‘Trying Your Luck’ by The Strokes on SiriusXMU

Porches (solo project of Aaron Maine) was recently in the SiriusXM Studios promoting their new album, Pool. During their visit, the band chose to pay homage to one of their influences, The Strokes, with a cover of “Trying Your Luck.” “[The … Continued

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Cheap Trick recounts working with John Lennon to Howard Stern

Ahead of their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday, legendary rock group Cheap Trick stopped by The Howard Stern Show on Wednesday for the first time in nearly a decade. After discussing their new album … Continued

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Cheap Trick recounts working with John Lennon to Howard Stern

Ahead of their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday, legendary rock group Cheap Trick stopped by The Howard Stern Show on Wednesday for the first time in nearly a decade. After discussing their new album … Continued

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The magical musical world of Gepe on ‘El Sitio con Ellen Flores’

#MusicLovers unite!  La Kueva (Ch. 768) has a new bi-weekly spot that pushes the limits of new music in the Latin Alternative and Latin Rock genres with host, Ellen Flores in her show El Sitio (The Spot). This week’s episode … Continued

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The magical musical world of Gepe on ‘El Sitio con Ellen Flores’

#MusicLovers unite!  La Kueva (Ch. 768) has a new bi-weekly spot that pushes the limits of new music in the Latin Alternative and Latin Rock genres with host, Ellen Flores in her show El Sitio (The Spot). This week’s episode … Continued

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Hear Chris Robinson’s Gurus Galore, exclusively on SiriusXM

On Chris Robinson’s new monthly Jam On (Ch. 29) show, Chris Robinson’s Gurus Galore, you’ll hear the former Black Crowes frontman spin tracks from his psychedelic heroes and dig deep into his record collection to showcase rare and unknown gems from … Continued

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Hear Chris Robinson’s Gurus Galore, exclusively on SiriusXM

On Chris Robinson’s new monthly Jam On (Ch. 29) show, Chris Robinson’s Gurus Galore, you’ll hear the former Black Crowes frontman spin tracks from his psychedelic heroes and dig deep into his record collection to showcase rare and unknown gems from … Continued

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Calvin Harris, Sia, Chris Stapleton, Flume, Miike Snow, Chvrches, M83, Run the Jewels, The Arcs and more

Do you prefer your Coachella to be more of a Couch-ella? Well, you won’t have to leave your home to experience all the great music this year’s festival has to offer! Once again, SiriusXM will be broadcasting live performances and … Continued

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Calvin Harris, Sia, Chris Stapleton, Flume, Miike Snow, Chvrches, M83, Run the Jewels, The Arcs and more

Do you prefer your Coachella to be more of a Couch-ella? Well, you won’t have to leave your home to experience all the great music this year’s festival has to offer! Once again, SiriusXM will be broadcasting live performances and … Continued

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Music Discovery: Sunflower Bean

If you’ve been sleeping on Brooklyn-based, Long Island-bred indie rockers Sunflower Bean, it’s time to open the shades and wake up. The trio have had labels clamoring for them since their 2015 SXSW appearance (Fat Possum Records ultimately sealed the … Continued

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Music Discovery: Sunflower Bean

If you’ve been sleeping on Brooklyn-based, Long Island-bred indie rockers Sunflower Bean, it’s time to open the shades and wake up. The trio have had labels clamoring for them since their 2015 SXSW appearance (Fat Possum Records ultimately sealed the … Continued

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Hear Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio on satellite and a 2016 Inductees On-Demand Playlist

You’re invited to hear music and insight behind the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2016 alongside every other past inductee all on one channel with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio on Ch. 18 from Monday, March … Continued

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Hear Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio on satellite and a 2016 Inductees On-Demand Playlist

You’re invited to hear music and insight behind the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2016 alongside every other past inductee all on one channel with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio on Ch. 18 from Monday, March … Continued

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A letter from Jason Schwartzman to future ‘Coconut Radio’ listeners on SiriusXMU

Coconut Radio, hosted by Jason Schwartzman, premieres on SiriusXMU March 24 at 6 pm ET with replays of the inaugural episode airing 3/24 at 9 pm ET; 3/25 at 9 am ET; 3/26 at 3 pm ET; 3/27 at 6 … Continued

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A letter from Jason Schwartzman to future ‘Coconut Radio’ listeners on SiriusXMU

Coconut Radio, hosted by Jason Schwartzman, premieres on SiriusXMU March 24 at 6 pm ET with replays of the inaugural episode airing 3/24 at 9 pm ET; 3/25 at 9 am ET; 3/26 at 3 pm ET; 3/27 at 6 … Continued

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Diggin’ In Deep with Bonnie Raitt & Meg Griffin in The Loft

Last month, Bonnie Raitt followed up her Grammy-winning 2012 LP, Slipstream, with Dig In Deep – her 20th studio album and the second release on her own Red Wing label. Now, in celebration of its success, she stopped by The … Continued

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Diggin’ In Deep with Bonnie Raitt & Meg Griffin in The Loft

Last month, Bonnie Raitt followed up her Grammy-winning 2012 LP, Slipstream, with Dig In Deep – her 20th studio album and the second release on her own Red Wing label. Now, in celebration of its success, she stopped by The … Continued

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Should AC/DC retire their name if Brian Johnson’s not there?

A few weeks ago, a series of concerts by AC/DC were cancelled after doctors told singer Brian Johnson that he had to stop touring immediately or risk permanent hearing loss. This was a huge disappointment for fans, especially considering the … Continued

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Should AC/DC retire their name if Brian Johnson’s not there?

A few weeks ago, a series of concerts by AC/DC were cancelled after doctors told singer Brian Johnson that he had to stop touring immediately or risk permanent hearing loss. This was a huge disappointment for fans, especially considering the … Continued

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SiriusXMU at The FADER Fort in Austin: Photos, interviews + more!

Stationed at The FADER Fort in Austin, SiriusXMU‘s Jenny Eliscu and Julia Cunningham spent all day interviewing a slew of up-and-coming talent. Take a look at all the action below, and tune in from 2 pm to 8 pm ET through … Continued

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SiriusXMU at The FADER Fort in Austin: Photos, interviews + more!

Stationed at The FADER Fort in Austin, SiriusXMU‘s Jenny Eliscu and Julia Cunningham spent all day interviewing a slew of up-and-coming talent. Take a look at all the action below, and tune in from 2 pm to 8 pm ET through … Continued

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Tim Brennan of the Dropkick Murphys takes over E Street Radio for St. Paddy’s Day

Celtic punk rocker Tim Brennan of the Dropkick Murphys is taking over E Street Radio (Ch. 20) to play his favorite Springsteen songs (one of his major influences) just in time for St. Paddy’s Day weekend and the band’s annual … Continued

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Tim Brennan of the Dropkick Murphys takes over E Street Radio for St. Paddy’s Day

Celtic punk rocker Tim Brennan of the Dropkick Murphys is taking over E Street Radio (Ch. 20) to play his favorite Springsteen songs (one of his major influences) just in time for St. Paddy’s Day weekend and the band’s annual … Continued

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Music-versary: KISS released ‘Destroyer’ on March 15, 1976

KISS, as most people know, have a hard time getting respect. Maybe its the make-up. Maybe its their crass commercialism. Maybe its the fact that musically they’ve always been fairly simplistic. But for every critic who has dismissed the band, … Continued

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Music-versary: KISS released ‘Destroyer’ on March 15, 1976

KISS, as most people know, have a hard time getting respect. Maybe its the make-up. Maybe its their crass commercialism. Maybe its the fact that musically they’ve always been fairly simplistic. But for every critic who has dismissed the band, … Continued

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Fear not! The Billy Joel Channel will return in 2016!

The Billy Joel Channel is “movin’ out” for now, but we’ve heard you loud and clear, and HE WILL BE BACK! After a fan-favorite, limited-edition run, The Billy Joel Channel, including shows hosted by The Piano Man himself with the stories … Continued

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Fear not! The Billy Joel Channel will return in 2016!

The Billy Joel Channel is “movin’ out” for now, but we’ve heard you loud and clear, and HE WILL BE BACK! After a fan-favorite, limited-edition run, The Billy Joel Channel, including shows hosted by The Piano Man himself with the stories … Continued

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World Premiere: Deftones debut new song ‘Doomed User’ on Octane

Less than a month away from the release of their upcoming album Gore, Deftones have partnered with Octane (Ch. 37) for the world premiere of their newest song Doomed User, and you can hear it right here exclusively for the next 24 hours … Continued

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World Premiere: Deftones debut new song ‘Doomed User’ on Octane

Less than a month away from the release of their upcoming album Gore, Deftones have partnered with Octane (Ch. 37) for the world premiere of their newest song Doomed User, and you can hear it right here exclusively for the next 24 hours … Continued

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Hear the newest songs in hard rock on ‘Octane’s Test Drive’

You asked for some new music on Octane (Ch. 37), and you got it! Octane is introducing a super-short weekly new music show called Octane’s Test Drive, where you’ll be able to discover the newest songs in hard rock. Join … Continued

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Hear the newest songs in hard rock on ‘Octane’s Test Drive’

You asked for some new music on Octane (Ch. 37), and you got it! Octane is introducing a super-short weekly new music show called Octane’s Test Drive, where you’ll be able to discover the newest songs in hard rock. Join … 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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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

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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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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

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, NFL, Pop, Rock, Sports

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

Music, Rock

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

Music, Rock

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

Music, Rock

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

Music, Rock

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

Music, Rock

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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