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It’s Paul McCartney’s birthday! Test your fan knowledge with our Mega Macca quiz!

Think you know everything about Paul McCartney? To celebrate his 74th birthday (June 18, 1942), throw your favorite song by The Cute Beatle on the record player and settle in with this quiz to see just how much you know … Continued

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It’s Paul McCartney’s birthday! Test your fan knowledge with our Mega Macca quiz!

Think you know everything about Paul McCartney? To celebrate his 74th birthday (June 18, 1942), throw your favorite song by The Cute Beatle on the record player and settle in with this quiz to see just how much you know … Continued

Music, Pop, Rock

Which Yacht Rock Radio jam best describes you?

Imagine it’s 1981, and you’re with your favorite people on a yacht equipped with a booming sound system. What’s the first song you pick to test out those speakers and launch you out onto the open sea? Find out below: Yacht … Continued

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Which Yacht Rock Radio jam best describes you?

Imagine it’s 1981, and you’re with your favorite people on a yacht equipped with a booming sound system. What’s the first song you pick to test out those speakers and launch you out onto the open sea? Find out below: Yacht … Continued

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12 artists to hear at EDC Las Vegas based on your music preferences

From June 17 to 19, more than 300,000 fans and 200+ artists will head to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 2016 edition of Electric Daisy Carnival, airing on Electric Area (Ch. 52). As the biggest electronic music festival in the … Continued

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12 artists to hear at EDC Las Vegas based on your music preferences

From June 17 to 19, more than 300,000 fans and 200+ artists will head to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 2016 edition of Electric Daisy Carnival, airing on Electric Area (Ch. 52). As the biggest electronic music festival in the … Continued

Alternative, Country, Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Pop, Rock

Our must-see acts from Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Once again, SiriusXM is stationed down in Manchester, Tennessee for Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. The four-day music extravaganza is teeming with talent across several different genres, and sorting through the sheer number of names on the lineup can be slightly overwhelming. … Continued

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Our must-see acts from Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Once again, SiriusXM is stationed down in Manchester, Tennessee for Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. The four-day music extravaganza is teeming with talent across several different genres, and sorting through the sheer number of names on the lineup can be slightly overwhelming. … Continued

Music, Rock

The Kills cover Rihanna’s ‘Desperado’ during SiriusXMU Sessions

The Kills have returned with their first album in five years, Ash & Ice, the follow up to 2011’s Blood Pressure. In celebration of its release, Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart stopped by SiriusXMU (Ch. 35) for a stripped down … Continued

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The Kills cover Rihanna’s ‘Desperado’ during SiriusXMU Sessions

The Kills have returned with their first album in five years, Ash & Ice, the follow up to 2011’s Blood Pressure. In celebration of its release, Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart stopped by SiriusXMU (Ch. 35) for a stripped down … Continued

Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Rock

Music-versary: Prince was born on June 7, 1958

We can’t believe he’s gone because we adored so much about him. The way he couldn’t care less about what anyone thought. The way he broke and remade the rules. The way he pushed the envelope until he got bored … Continued

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Music-versary: Prince was born on June 7, 1958

We can’t believe he’s gone because we adored so much about him. The way he couldn’t care less about what anyone thought. The way he broke and remade the rules. The way he pushed the envelope until he got bored … Continued

Country, Hip-Hop/R&B, Music, Rock

Black Music Month: Meet 11 unsung heroes of the music industry

Since 1979, June has been designated as Black Music Month. Black musicians, composers, singers and songwriters have contributed immensely to American music despite many of them never receiving the mainstream shine and acclaim their talents and influence warranted. Many of … Continued

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Black Music Month: Meet 11 unsung heroes of the music industry

Since 1979, June has been designated as Black Music Month. Black musicians, composers, singers and songwriters have contributed immensely to American music despite many of them never receiving the mainstream shine and acclaim their talents and influence warranted. Many of … Continued

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Train on covering Led Zeppelin II: ‘I’m honoring what I think is the greatest rock and roll band of all time’

Pat Monahan and Train stopped by The Howard Stern Show on Wednesday to promote their upcoming album Train Does Led Zeppelin II. The band performed a few songs live in the studio, and Monahan gave some background as to how … Continued

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Train on covering Led Zeppelin II: ‘I’m honoring what I think is the greatest rock and roll band of all time’

Pat Monahan and Train stopped by The Howard Stern Show on Wednesday to promote their upcoming album Train Does Led Zeppelin II. The band performed a few songs live in the studio, and Monahan gave some background as to how … Continued

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Machine Head shares world premiere of new single ‘Is There Anybody Out There?’ on Octane

Machine Head have enjoyed an unstoppable 20+ years at the forefront of metal, and they’ve done so with their integrity and pioneering creativity intact. Now they’re back, following 2014’s Bloodstone & Diamonds, with a brand new stand-alone single titled Is … Continued

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Machine Head shares world premiere of new single ‘Is There Anybody Out There?’ on Octane

Machine Head have enjoyed an unstoppable 20+ years at the forefront of metal, and they’ve done so with their integrity and pioneering creativity intact. Now they’re back, following 2014’s Bloodstone & Diamonds, with a brand new stand-alone single titled Is … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: Simon & Garfunkel hit No. 1 with ‘Mrs. Robinson’ on the week ending June 1, 1968

Backstory: It’s hard to imagine the songs of anyone other than Simon & Garfunkel guiding the young, disillusioned protagonist the 1968 classic The Graduate as he returns to his parents’ opulent suburban kingdom, answers the obligatory stream of post-grad “What … Continued

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Music-versary: Simon & Garfunkel hit No. 1 with ‘Mrs. Robinson’ on the week ending June 1, 1968

Backstory: It’s hard to imagine the songs of anyone other than Simon & Garfunkel guiding the young, disillusioned protagonist the 1968 classic The Graduate as he returns to his parents’ opulent suburban kingdom, answers the obligatory stream of post-grad “What … Continued

Music, Rock

Bonnaroo for you! Hear the exclusive broadcast! Watch the live video stream!

The SiriusXM train of summer music festivals keeps rolling! Next stop: the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. In it’s 15th year, the Manchester, TN, festival once again boasts a diverse lineup of artists across genres, many of whom will join forces for the always … Continued

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Bonnaroo for you! Hear the exclusive broadcast! Watch the live video stream!

The SiriusXM train of summer music festivals keeps rolling! Next stop: the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. In it’s 15th year, the Manchester, TN, festival once again boasts a diverse lineup of artists across genres, many of whom will join forces for the always … Continued

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Music-versary: Bob Dylan released ‘The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan’ on May 27, 1963

Release Date: May 27, 1963 Backstory: At the age of just 22, a baby-faced Bob Dylan (whose birth given name was, of course, Robert Zimmerman and whose –little known fact– first chosen stage name was Elston Gunnn) released his second … Continued

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Music-versary: Bob Dylan released ‘The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan’ on May 27, 1963

Release Date: May 27, 1963 Backstory: At the age of just 22, a baby-faced Bob Dylan (whose birth given name was, of course, Robert Zimmerman and whose –little known fact– first chosen stage name was Elston Gunnn) released his second … Continued

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Hear Rock on the Range all weekend on Octane: Disturbed, Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Rob Zombie and more!

Octane (Ch. 37) will be on the grounds in Columbus, OH bringing North America’s biggest hard rock festival to the masses! Hosted by Octane DJs, Kayla Riley, Grant Random, & Jose Mangin, you’ll hear full performances and exclusive backstage interviews … Continued

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Hear Rock on the Range all weekend on Octane: Disturbed, Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Rob Zombie and more!

Octane (Ch. 37) will be on the grounds in Columbus, OH bringing North America’s biggest hard rock festival to the masses! Hosted by Octane DJs, Kayla Riley, Grant Random, & Jose Mangin, you’ll hear full performances and exclusive backstage interviews … Continued

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The 1975 answers your burning questions during Hits 1 Twitter takeover

This must be our dream! The 1975 took over SiriusXM Hits 1‘s Twitter account on Tuesday, talking directly to their fans about music, literature, Netflix, animals, vaping and … sneezing. Some highlights? The guys (Matt Healy, Adam Hann, Ross MacDonald and … Continued

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The 1975 answers your burning questions during Hits 1 Twitter takeover

This must be our dream! The 1975 took over SiriusXM Hits 1‘s Twitter account on Tuesday, talking directly to their fans about music, literature, Netflix, animals, vaping and … sneezing. Some highlights? The guys (Matt Healy, Adam Hann, Ross MacDonald and … Continued

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Red Hot Chili Peppers reunite with Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready at NOLA Jazz Fest

Red Hot Chili Peppers are set to release their eleventh studio album The Getaway on June 17. Ahead of the release, the band caught up with their old friend and Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready at this year’s Jazz Fest … Continued

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Red Hot Chili Peppers reunite with Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready at NOLA Jazz Fest

Red Hot Chili Peppers are set to release their eleventh studio album The Getaway on June 17. Ahead of the release, the band caught up with their old friend and Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready at this year’s Jazz Fest … Continued

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Music-versary: The Beach Boys released ‘Pet Sounds’ on May 16, 1966

Here’s why one of the first rock concept albums completely reinvented the very idea of what an album could and should be.

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Music-versary: The Beach Boys released ‘Pet Sounds’ on May 16, 1966

Here’s why one of the first rock concept albums completely reinvented the very idea of what an album could and should be.

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Music-Versary: Stevie Wonder was born on May 13, 1950

Stevie Wonder has been blessing the world with his divine voice, joyful up-tempo jams and exquisite ballads since he was a preteen. There are very few artists who have had such a long, illustrious and successful career. Wonder is a … Continued

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Music-Versary: Stevie Wonder was born on May 13, 1950

Stevie Wonder has been blessing the world with his divine voice, joyful up-tempo jams and exquisite ballads since he was a preteen. There are very few artists who have had such a long, illustrious and successful career. Wonder is a … Continued

Music, Rock

Eric Clapton & producer Glyn Johns celebrate upcoming album ‘I Still Do’ on Bluesville

On May 20, Eric Clapton will release his 23rd studio album, I Still Do. The LP marks a reunion with producer Glyn Johns, who helmed some of Clapton’s bestselling work in the ‘70s, most famously 1977’s Slowhand and the hits Cocaine … Continued

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Eric Clapton & producer Glyn Johns celebrate upcoming album ‘I Still Do’ on Bluesville

On May 20, Eric Clapton will release his 23rd studio album, I Still Do. The LP marks a reunion with producer Glyn Johns, who helmed some of Clapton’s bestselling work in the ‘70s, most famously 1977’s Slowhand and the hits Cocaine … Continued

Music, Rock

Music-versary: The Jimi Hendrix Experience released debut album Are You Experienced on May 12, 1967

Release date: May 12, 1967 Backstory: Anyone who says that Jimi Hendrix’s Are You Experienced is not one of the most stunning rock albums of the last half a century needs a reality check.  An album that evokes a range … Continued

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Music-versary: The Jimi Hendrix Experience released debut album Are You Experienced on May 12, 1967

Release date: May 12, 1967 Backstory: Anyone who says that Jimi Hendrix’s Are You Experienced is not one of the most stunning rock albums of the last half a century needs a reality check.  An album that evokes a range … Continued

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Nonpoint premiere ‘Generation Idiot’ off upcoming album ‘The Poison Red’ on Octane

Back in December, Nonpoint told fans they were heading into the studio with Rob Ruccia to record their ninth full length album. They promised the album would not only make heads bang but further “roll off your shoulders and jump … Continued

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Nonpoint premiere ‘Generation Idiot’ off upcoming album ‘The Poison Red’ on Octane

Back in December, Nonpoint told fans they were heading into the studio with Rob Ruccia to record their ninth full length album. They promised the album would not only make heads bang but further “roll off your shoulders and jump … Continued

Music, Rock

Tom Petty on new album ‘Mudcrutch 2’: ‘This one’s more of a proper record.’

All five members of Mudcrutch — Tom Petty (bass), Mike Campbell (guitar), Benmont Tench (keyboards), Tom Leadon (guitar) and Randall Marsh (drums) — joined SiriusXM for a special featuring all 11 tracks from their new album, Mudcrutch 2.  For which, in addition … Continued

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Tom Petty on new album ‘Mudcrutch 2’: ‘This one’s more of a proper record.’

All five members of Mudcrutch — Tom Petty (bass), Mike Campbell (guitar), Benmont Tench (keyboards), Tom Leadon (guitar) and Randall Marsh (drums) — joined SiriusXM for a special featuring all 11 tracks from their new album, Mudcrutch 2.  For which, in addition … Continued

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Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Roger Waters on Desert Trip’s “great, iconic bands”

UPDATE: Due to overwhelming demand, a second weekend has been added: October 14, 15 and 16. “Bobby Dylan, Paul, The Who, Neil Young … None of these guys have been in the same town on the same day.” Leave it … Continued

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Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Roger Waters on Desert Trip’s “great, iconic bands”

UPDATE: Due to overwhelming demand, a second weekend has been added: October 14, 15 and 16. “Bobby Dylan, Paul, The Who, Neil Young … None of these guys have been in the same town on the same day.” Leave it … Continued

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Liquid Metal: Exclusive world premiere of ‘Simple Skeletons’ from Joey Jordison’s new band VIMIC

Joey Jordison, former Slipknot member and one of rock’s most prolific drummers, has unveiled details of his new band, VIMIC. Rounded out by Kalen Chase (vocals), Kris Norris (guitar/vocals), Jed Simon (guitar/vocals), Kyle Konkiel (bass/vocals) and Matt Tarach (keyboards), VIMIC … Continued

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Liquid Metal: Exclusive world premiere of ‘Simple Skeletons’ from Joey Jordison’s new band VIMIC

Joey Jordison, former Slipknot member and one of rock’s most prolific drummers, has unveiled details of his new band, VIMIC. Rounded out by Kalen Chase (vocals), Kris Norris (guitar/vocals), Jed Simon (guitar/vocals), Kyle Konkiel (bass/vocals) and Matt Tarach (keyboards), VIMIC … Continued

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Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats play unprecedented Stax Museum show

On Monday, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats had the honor of playing a live set (and we had the honor of listening) at The Stax Museum in Memphis for an intimate group of only 100 fans. “We are honored … Continued

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Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats play unprecedented Stax Museum show

On Monday, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats had the honor of playing a live set (and we had the honor of listening) at The Stax Museum in Memphis for an intimate group of only 100 fans. “We are honored … Continued

Music, Rock

POLL: Pick your ’00s one-hit wonder!

Unlike the decades before it, the 2000s did not breed many new genres, with the exception of emo and chillwave. For the most part, teen pop from the late ‘90s carried over and continued to dominate the charts along with … Continued

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POLL: Pick your ’00s one-hit wonder!

Unlike the decades before it, the 2000s did not breed many new genres, with the exception of emo and chillwave. For the most part, teen pop from the late ‘90s carried over and continued to dominate the charts along with … Continued

Music, Rock

Rob Zombie takes over Octane with Jose Mangin in celebration of new album

Rob Zombie stopped by Octane (Ch. 37) to hang with Jose Mangin and take calls from fans LIVE on the radio as he introduced new music from his album, The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser. During the … Continued

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Rob Zombie takes over Octane with Jose Mangin in celebration of new album

Rob Zombie stopped by Octane (Ch. 37) to hang with Jose Mangin and take calls from fans LIVE on the radio as he introduced new music from his album, The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser. During the … Continued

Music, Rock

Hear the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on SiriusXM

Earlier this month, we took you behind the scenes of the 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Now, you can hear the entire ceremony, including the performances, when its simulcast on Classic Vinyl (Ch. 16) and … Continued

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Hear the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on SiriusXM

Earlier this month, we took you behind the scenes of the 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Now, you can hear the entire ceremony, including the performances, when its simulcast on Classic Vinyl (Ch. 16) and … Continued

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The Prince Tribute Channel FREE on all satellite radios. Tell your friends!

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here together 2 get through this thing called life…  and so we can all spend the weekend listening to and remembering Prince, we’re extending The Prince Tribute Channel to all satellite radios, whether or not … Continued

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The Prince Tribute Channel FREE on all satellite radios. Tell your friends!

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here together 2 get through this thing called life…  and so we can all spend the weekend listening to and remembering Prince, we’re extending The Prince Tribute Channel to all satellite radios, whether or not … Continued

Music, Rock

Hear Eddie Vedder and his daughter Harper sing the ‘Batman’ theme song

This weekend, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder takes over Pearl Jam Radio (Ch. 22) to continue with part two of his conversation with Pearl Jam Twenty and The Life of Pete Townshend author Mark Wilkerson. During the special, Vedder talks about covering the Batman theme song … Continued

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Hear Eddie Vedder and his daughter Harper sing the ‘Batman’ theme song

This weekend, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder takes over Pearl Jam Radio (Ch. 22) to continue with part two of his conversation with Pearl Jam Twenty and The Life of Pete Townshend author Mark Wilkerson. During the special, Vedder talks about covering the Batman theme song … Continued

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By popular demand, SiriusXM extends The Prince Tribute Channel!

UPDATE: The Prince Tribute Channel has been extended! You can now enjoy Prince’s hits, classic B-sides, and live performances, exclusively on Channel 50 through Friday May 13th We’re paying tribute to the unforgettable, undefinable Prince with a channel featuring music from … Continued

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By popular demand, SiriusXM extends The Prince Tribute Channel!

UPDATE: The Prince Tribute Channel has been extended! You can now enjoy Prince’s hits, classic B-sides, and live performances, exclusively on Channel 50 through Friday May 13th We’re paying tribute to the unforgettable, undefinable Prince with a channel featuring music from … Continued

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How Prince brought Appollina Kotero back from hypothermia while shooting Purple Rain: ‘Don’t leave me, I love you’

Prince cemented his place as pop culture royalty in 1984 with Purple Rain, a movie featuring songs from his hit album of the same name that took a fictionalized spin on his humble beginnings in the Minneapolis music scene. The rock opera became … Continued

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How Prince brought Appollina Kotero back from hypothermia while shooting Purple Rain: ‘Don’t leave me, I love you’

Prince cemented his place as pop culture royalty in 1984 with Purple Rain, a movie featuring songs from his hit album of the same name that took a fictionalized spin on his humble beginnings in the Minneapolis music scene. The rock opera became … Continued

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Steve Martin and Edie Brickell celebrate new musical ‘Bright Star’ on The Coffee House

You probably know Steve Martin by his comedic roles on Saturday Night Live and beyond, but did you know he is also a lifelong banjo player? (And a Grammy-winning one at that!) In recent years, he’s turned his focus away … Continued

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Steve Martin and Edie Brickell celebrate new musical ‘Bright Star’ on The Coffee House

You probably know Steve Martin by his comedic roles on Saturday Night Live and beyond, but did you know he is also a lifelong banjo player? (And a Grammy-winning one at that!) In recent years, he’s turned his focus away … Continued

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Lionel Richie celebrates Las Vegas residency with Dave Grohl-hosted Town Hall

Lionel Richie fans, get ready to dance all night long. To celebrate his Las Vegas residency presented by SiriusXM, the Grammy-winning R&B and pop icon will perform live and answer burning questions about his decades-long career during a Town Hall hosted by … Continued

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Lionel Richie celebrates Las Vegas residency with Dave Grohl-hosted Town Hall

Lionel Richie fans, get ready to dance all night long. To celebrate his Las Vegas residency presented by SiriusXM, the Grammy-winning R&B and pop icon will perform live and answer burning questions about his decades-long career during a Town Hall hosted by … Continued

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Stick Figure makes debut on The Joint, performs ‘Mind Block’ off new album ‘Set In Stone’

Southern California-based reggae/dub foursome Stick Figure began as a solo project for multi-instrumentalist Scott Woodruff, who started as a loop-artist using a dual-cassette deck in his bedroom. In just a few years, he’s moved from small bars and clubs to … Continued

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Stick Figure makes debut on The Joint, performs ‘Mind Block’ off new album ‘Set In Stone’

Southern California-based reggae/dub foursome Stick Figure began as a solo project for multi-instrumentalist Scott Woodruff, who started as a loop-artist using a dual-cassette deck in his bedroom. In just a few years, he’s moved from small bars and clubs to … Continued

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Eddie Vedder and author Mark Wilkerson discuss music and war on Pearl Jam Radio

This weekend, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder takes over Pearl Jam Radio (Ch. 22) to unveil part one of his conversation with Pearl Jam Twenty and The Life of Pete Townshend author Mark Wilkerson. During the special, they play some of … Continued

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Eddie Vedder and author Mark Wilkerson discuss music and war on Pearl Jam Radio

This weekend, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder takes over Pearl Jam Radio (Ch. 22) to unveil part one of his conversation with Pearl Jam Twenty and The Life of Pete Townshend author Mark Wilkerson. During the special, they play some of … Continued

Music, Rock

Jimmy Buffett Concert Replay

This week we bring you: Ft. Worth, Texas 6/19/14 Americans have marveled at the Drive-In Movie theater experience for over 80 years! This week’s Jimmy Buffett Concert Replay re-visits the magic of the Drive-In with a performance from Ft. Worth, … Continued

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Jimmy Buffett Concert Replay

This week we bring you: Ft. Worth, Texas 6/19/14 Americans have marveled at the Drive-In Movie theater experience for over 80 years! This week’s Jimmy Buffett Concert Replay re-visits the magic of the Drive-In with a performance from Ft. Worth, … Continued

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My Favorite Song: Gwyneth Paltrow says ex Chris Martin’s music helped her cope with her dad’s death

After 2014’s conscious uncoupling, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin remain some of Hollywood’s friendliest exes — so it’s only natural that she included a Coldplay hit on her list for My Favorite Song with John Benjamin Hickey. The actress found solace in the band’s … Continued

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My Favorite Song: Gwyneth Paltrow says ex Chris Martin’s music helped her cope with her dad’s death

After 2014’s conscious uncoupling, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin remain some of Hollywood’s friendliest exes — so it’s only natural that she included a Coldplay hit on her list for My Favorite Song with John Benjamin Hickey. The actress found solace in the band’s … Continued

Music, Rock

Cheap Trick performs I Want You To Want Me in-studio in celebration of Rock Hall induction

Cheap Trick was officially inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last week, just days after the release of their latest album Bang, Zoom, Crazy… Hello. In celebration of both the new album and their successful career, they … Continued

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Cheap Trick performs I Want You To Want Me in-studio in celebration of Rock Hall induction

Cheap Trick was officially inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last week, just days after the release of their latest album Bang, Zoom, Crazy… Hello. In celebration of both the new album and their successful career, they … Continued

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Kenny Chesney’s ‘No Shoes Radio’ features Eric Clapton, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson + more!

The bad news: Summer is still weeks away. The good news: Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes Radio just arrived at SiriusXM! We’re getting in the “no shoes” mood regardless of the weather, every day on channel 62. If you haven’t had a chance … Continued

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Kenny Chesney’s ‘No Shoes Radio’ features Eric Clapton, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson + more!

The bad news: Summer is still weeks away. The good news: Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes Radio just arrived at SiriusXM! We’re getting in the “no shoes” mood regardless of the weather, every day on channel 62. If you haven’t had a chance … Continued

Music, Rock

Hear Metallica’s 2003 Le Bataclan concert ahead of Record Store Day on SiriusXM

The theme for this year’s Record Store Day is support of our French family who suffered bewildering losses in 2015. And this time around, the Ambassador for Record Store Day 2016 is not one person, but four: the members of … Continued

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Hear Metallica’s 2003 Le Bataclan concert ahead of Record Store Day on SiriusXM

The theme for this year’s Record Store Day is support of our French family who suffered bewildering losses in 2015. And this time around, the Ambassador for Record Store Day 2016 is not one person, but four: the members of … 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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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

Music, Rock

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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Classic Vinyl showcasing Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2016

SiriusXM is showcasing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2016 all weekend long and congratulating the new inductees Cheap Trick, N.W.A, Chicago, Steve Miller and Deep Purple. HBO RRHOF Induction Special Simulcast on Vinyl and RRHOF Radio … Continued

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Classic Vinyl showcasing Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2016

SiriusXM is showcasing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2016 all weekend long and congratulating the new inductees Cheap Trick, N.W.A, Chicago, Steve Miller and Deep Purple. HBO RRHOF Induction Special Simulcast on Vinyl and RRHOF Radio … Continued

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Music-versary: Johnny Cash releases ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ as a single

Release Date: December 15, 1955 Credits: Johnny Cash (guitar, vocal); Luther Perkins (lead guitar); Marshall Grant (bass); Sam Phillips (production) Backstory: Johnny Cash may have never done a stint in prison, but it didn’t stop him from writing some of … Continued

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Music-versary: Johnny Cash releases ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ as a single

Release Date: December 15, 1955 Credits: Johnny Cash (guitar, vocal); Luther Perkins (lead guitar); Marshall Grant (bass); Sam Phillips (production) Backstory: Johnny Cash may have never done a stint in prison, but it didn’t stop him from writing some of … Continued

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Chris Martin reflects on his career with Coldplay during fan interview: ‘Right now, I’m having a long favorite moment.’

A few weeks ago, a lucky SiriusXM subscriber got the opportunity to interview one of her favorite artists, Chris Martin, right before Coldplay released its seventh studio album, A Head Full of Dreams. The interview, which aired on The Spectrum (Ch. 28), delved … Continued

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Chris Martin reflects on his career with Coldplay during fan interview: ‘Right now, I’m having a long favorite moment.’

A few weeks ago, a lucky SiriusXM subscriber got the opportunity to interview one of her favorite artists, Chris Martin, right before Coldplay released its seventh studio album, A Head Full of Dreams. The interview, which aired on The Spectrum (Ch. 28), delved … Continued

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“Bruce from New Jersey”: Springsteen surprise calls E Street Radio with the skinny on The River tour

Mark your calendars: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are celebrating the release of their new box set, The Ties That Bind: The River Collection with a slew of live dates under the banner of The River Tour, playing 24 … Continued

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“Bruce from New Jersey”: Springsteen surprise calls E Street Radio with the skinny on The River tour

Mark your calendars: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are celebrating the release of their new box set, The Ties That Bind: The River Collection with a slew of live dates under the banner of The River Tour, playing 24 … Continued

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Music-versary: John Lennon died on December 8, 1980

In late 1980, John Lennon was ready to get back in the spotlight. His new album, Double Fantasy, was his first new music out in five years, and it presented a whole new, grown-up side to the former Beatle. Now 40, … Continued

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Music-versary: John Lennon died on December 8, 1980

In late 1980, John Lennon was ready to get back in the spotlight. His new album, Double Fantasy, was his first new music out in five years, and it presented a whole new, grown-up side to the former Beatle. Now 40, … Continued

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Music-versary: Otis Redding’s ‘(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay’ was recorded on Dec. 7, 1967

Recording Dates: November 22 and December 7, 1967 Credits: Otis Redding (vocals); Steve Cropper (guitar); Donald “Duck” Dunn (bass); Al Jackson (drums); Booker T. (piano); Wayne Jackson (brass) Backstory: In the fall of 1967, soul singer Otis Redding was staying … Continued

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Music-versary: Otis Redding’s ‘(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay’ was recorded on Dec. 7, 1967

Recording Dates: November 22 and December 7, 1967 Credits: Otis Redding (vocals); Steve Cropper (guitar); Donald “Duck” Dunn (bass); Al Jackson (drums); Booker T. (piano); Wayne Jackson (brass) Backstory: In the fall of 1967, soul singer Otis Redding was staying … Continued

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Music-versary: The Rolling Stones’ ‘Beggars Banquet’ was released on December 6, 1968

Release date: December 6, 1968 Credits: Mick Jagger (vocals); Keith Richards (guitar); Brian Jones (guitar); Bill Wyman (bass); Charlie Watts (drums); Additional musicians including Nicky Hopkins (piano), Dave Mason (guitar), and the Los Angeles Watts Street Gospel Choir Backstory: “You … Continued

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Music-versary: The Rolling Stones’ ‘Beggars Banquet’ was released on December 6, 1968

Release date: December 6, 1968 Credits: Mick Jagger (vocals); Keith Richards (guitar); Brian Jones (guitar); Bill Wyman (bass); Charlie Watts (drums); Additional musicians including Nicky Hopkins (piano), Dave Mason (guitar), and the Los Angeles Watts Street Gospel Choir Backstory: “You … Continued

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RIP Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver + The Wildabouts

Scott Weiland, the inimitable voice behind Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has died at 48. His cause of death is still unconfirmed. According to an Instagram post by his account, Weiland died in his sleep while on a tour stop … Continued

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RIP Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver + The Wildabouts

Scott Weiland, the inimitable voice behind Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has died at 48. His cause of death is still unconfirmed. According to an Instagram post by his account, Weiland died in his sleep while on a tour stop … Continued

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Ozzy Osbourne: Quiz of a Madman

So, you think you know everything about the Black Sabbath singer, the Prince of Darkness, the husband of Sharon?  Guess again. Actually, guess below, as you delve into the weirdness, heaviness and humor that is Ozzy. Good luck, because as … Continued

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Ozzy Osbourne: Quiz of a Madman

So, you think you know everything about the Black Sabbath singer, the Prince of Darkness, the husband of Sharon?  Guess again. Actually, guess below, as you delve into the weirdness, heaviness and humor that is Ozzy. Good luck, because as … Continued

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Quiz: What’s your signature holiday cocktail?

The holidays are here, and it’s time to put up the lights, pull out the scarves and play those nostalgic tunes. Find out which signature cocktail you should be sipping on while you listen to your favorite holiday tunes across … Continued

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Quiz: What’s your signature holiday cocktail?

The holidays are here, and it’s time to put up the lights, pull out the scarves and play those nostalgic tunes. Find out which signature cocktail you should be sipping on while you listen to your favorite holiday tunes across … Continued

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Music-versary: The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ was released November 25, 1968

Release date: November 25, 1968 (USA) Credits: John Lennon (Guitar, vocals); Paul McCartney (Bass, vocals); George Harrison (Guitar, vocals); Ringo Starr (Drums, vocals) Backstory: Better known as the White Album for its stark, simple cover art, the Beatle’s double, self-titled … Continued

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Music-versary: The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ was released November 25, 1968

Release date: November 25, 1968 (USA) Credits: John Lennon (Guitar, vocals); Paul McCartney (Bass, vocals); George Harrison (Guitar, vocals); Ringo Starr (Drums, vocals) Backstory: Better known as the White Album for its stark, simple cover art, the Beatle’s double, self-titled … Continued

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Hear Stone Sour’s ‘Straight Outta Burbank’ EP early on Octane!

Grammy Award-winning rockers Stone Sour are set to release second installment of their covers trilogy, Straight Outta Burbank, on Black Friday (or as music lovers prefer call it, Record Store Day), but SiriusXM listeners can hear the EP early, exclusively … Continued

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Hear Stone Sour’s ‘Straight Outta Burbank’ EP early on Octane!

Grammy Award-winning rockers Stone Sour are set to release second installment of their covers trilogy, Straight Outta Burbank, on Black Friday (or as music lovers prefer call it, Record Store Day), but SiriusXM listeners can hear the EP early, exclusively … Continued

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Music-versary: Lynyrd Skynyrd released ‘Freebird’ on Nov. 23, 1974

Release date: November 23, 1974 Credits: Ronnie Van Zant (vocals); Allen Collins (guitar); Gary Rossington (rhythm and slide guitar); Ed King (bass); Billy Powell (piano); Bob Burns (drums); Al Kooper (production, organ, mellotron) Album: Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd Backstory: Before it … Continued

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Music-versary: Lynyrd Skynyrd released ‘Freebird’ on Nov. 23, 1974

Release date: November 23, 1974 Credits: Ronnie Van Zant (vocals); Allen Collins (guitar); Gary Rossington (rhythm and slide guitar); Ed King (bass); Billy Powell (piano); Bob Burns (drums); Al Kooper (production, organ, mellotron) Album: Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd Backstory: Before it … Continued

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Christmas Rocks: The Brian Setzer Orchestra to perform on Outlaw Country and Holly

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzer and The Brian Setzer Orchestra performed an exclusive invitation-only concert for SiriusXM listeners in New York City on December 1 as a special stop on their 12th Annual “Christmas Rocks!” Tour. The … Continued

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Christmas Rocks: The Brian Setzer Orchestra to perform on Outlaw Country and Holly

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzer and The Brian Setzer Orchestra performed an exclusive invitation-only concert for SiriusXM listeners in New York City on December 1 as a special stop on their 12th Annual “Christmas Rocks!” Tour. The … Continued

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What you’ll hear on Tom Petty Radio: Muddy Waters, Slim Harpo, The Beatles, The Kinks + more

Rock icon Tom Petty is curating a brand new channel on SiriusXM called Tom Petty Radio (Ch. 31), which plays music from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Petty’s solo career, the Traveling Wilburys and Mudcrutch. It also features unreleased studio and live recordings, … Continued

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What you’ll hear on Tom Petty Radio: Muddy Waters, Slim Harpo, The Beatles, The Kinks + more

Rock icon Tom Petty is curating a brand new channel on SiriusXM called Tom Petty Radio (Ch. 31), which plays music from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Petty’s solo career, the Traveling Wilburys and Mudcrutch. It also features unreleased studio and live recordings, … Continued

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Encore airings of ‘Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead’

Calling all Deadheads! We know it’s hard out there for a Grateful Dead fan. Your favorite band played its last shows, and all. But that doesn’t mean you can’t relish in this historic event again and again. SiriusXM will encore the Grateful Dead’s Fare … Continued

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Encore airings of ‘Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead’

Calling all Deadheads! We know it’s hard out there for a Grateful Dead fan. Your favorite band played its last shows, and all. But that doesn’t mean you can’t relish in this historic event again and again. SiriusXM will encore the Grateful Dead’s Fare … Continued

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Santana from the House of Blues Las Vegas – Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Classic Vinyl!

Performed exclusively for SiriusXM in May during the band’s residence at the House of Blues Las Vegas – Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, this show captures the signature sound that broke Santana through to become a household name after their legendary performance at … Continued

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Santana from the House of Blues Las Vegas – Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Classic Vinyl!

Performed exclusively for SiriusXM in May during the band’s residence at the House of Blues Las Vegas – Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, this show captures the signature sound that broke Santana through to become a household name after their legendary performance at … Continued

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John Mayer silences naysayers as new member of Dead & Co.

The first leg of the Dead & Company’s fall and winter tour has nearly wrapped up, and it’s safe to say that the John Mayer naysayers have more or less been silenced. When it was first announced that John Mayer … Continued

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John Mayer silences naysayers as new member of Dead & Co.

The first leg of the Dead & Company’s fall and winter tour has nearly wrapped up, and it’s safe to say that the John Mayer naysayers have more or less been silenced. When it was first announced that John Mayer … Continued

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Music-versary: Nirvana Unplugged in New York was recorded November 18, 1993

Credits: Nirvana (Kurt Cobain: guitar, vocals; Dave Grohl: drums; Krist Novoselic: accordion, bass; Pat Smear: guitar, ); Lori Goldston, cello; Cris and Curt Kurkwood, of the Meat Puppets.  Background: Kurt Cobain was never comfortable with fame. His fear of the … Continued

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Music-versary: Nirvana Unplugged in New York was recorded November 18, 1993

Credits: Nirvana (Kurt Cobain: guitar, vocals; Dave Grohl: drums; Krist Novoselic: accordion, bass; Pat Smear: guitar, ); Lori Goldston, cello; Cris and Curt Kurkwood, of the Meat Puppets.  Background: Kurt Cobain was never comfortable with fame. His fear of the … Continued

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Maynard James Keenan recalls finding out his friend was performing during the attacks at Le Bataclan in Paris

Puscifer released a new video yesterday for their song The Remedy off their most recent album Money Shot, which dropped at the end of October. The day should have been celebratory, however, the band members are still reeling from the … Continued

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Maynard James Keenan recalls finding out his friend was performing during the attacks at Le Bataclan in Paris

Puscifer released a new video yesterday for their song The Remedy off their most recent album Money Shot, which dropped at the end of October. The day should have been celebratory, however, the band members are still reeling from the … Continued

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SiriusXM Town Hall with Jeff Lynne exclusively on Classic Vinyl

He fused rock with grand orchestral arrangements and founded the Electric Light Orchestra.  This Thanksgiving weekend, hear another SiriusXM exclusive.  Jeff Lynne answers subscriber questions about his career and his new album Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Alone in the Universe.  Moderated … Continued

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SiriusXM Town Hall with Jeff Lynne exclusively on Classic Vinyl

He fused rock with grand orchestral arrangements and founded the Electric Light Orchestra.  This Thanksgiving weekend, hear another SiriusXM exclusive.  Jeff Lynne answers subscriber questions about his career and his new album Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Alone in the Universe.  Moderated … Continued

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Music-versary: John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy was released November 17, 1980

Release date: November 17, 1980 Credits: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Jack Douglas: producers; John Lennon: vocals, electric guitar, keyboards; Earl Slick, Hugh McCracken: electric guitar; Tony Levin: bass guitar; George Small: keyboards; Michelle Simpson, Cassandra Wooten, Cheryl Mason Jacks, Eric … Continued

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Music-versary: John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy was released November 17, 1980

Release date: November 17, 1980 Credits: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Jack Douglas: producers; John Lennon: vocals, electric guitar, keyboards; Earl Slick, Hugh McCracken: electric guitar; Tony Levin: bass guitar; George Small: keyboards; Michelle Simpson, Cassandra Wooten, Cheryl Mason Jacks, Eric … Continued

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Tom Petty Radio launches on SiriusXM!

With more than 39 years in rock ‘n’ roll and 16 albums under his belt, Tom Petty has been responsible for some of the great American rock classics – Free Fallin’, I Won’t Back Down, Runnin’ Down A Dream, You Don’t … Continued

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Tom Petty Radio launches on SiriusXM!

With more than 39 years in rock ‘n’ roll and 16 albums under his belt, Tom Petty has been responsible for some of the great American rock classics – Free Fallin’, I Won’t Back Down, Runnin’ Down A Dream, You Don’t … Continued

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Music-versary: The events of Arlo Guthrie’s Alice’s Restaurant happened Thanksgiving 1965

The true story behind the song you hear every Thanksgiving.

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Music-versary: The events of Arlo Guthrie’s Alice’s Restaurant happened Thanksgiving 1965

The true story behind the song you hear every Thanksgiving.

Classical, Country, Music, Pop, Rock

Cocktail pairings to keep you warm (or cool) while listening to holiday tunes

The holidays are here, and it’s time to put up the lights, pull out the scarves and play those nostalgic tunes. But if eggnog and ugly sweater parties are feeling a bit overdone, here are 15 merry cocktails to pair … Continued

Classical, Country, Music, Pop, Rock

Cocktail pairings to keep you warm (or cool) while listening to holiday tunes

The holidays are here, and it’s time to put up the lights, pull out the scarves and play those nostalgic tunes. But if eggnog and ugly sweater parties are feeling a bit overdone, here are 15 merry cocktails to pair … Continued

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Hair Nation’s Legends Series: Def Leppard

They stormed the shores on the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. From those humble beginnings, Def Leppard have dominated the hard rock world. Hear lead singer Joe Elliott and guitarist Phil Colin talk about the making of their iconic … Continued

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Hair Nation’s Legends Series: Def Leppard

They stormed the shores on the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. From those humble beginnings, Def Leppard have dominated the hard rock world. Hear lead singer Joe Elliott and guitarist Phil Colin talk about the making of their iconic … Continued

Country, Music, Rock

Billy Gibbons shares secret guacamole recipe in Outlaw Country!

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons shared the secret ingredients for his legendary Renegade Guacamole recipe!

Country, Music, Rock

Billy Gibbons shares secret guacamole recipe in Outlaw Country!

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons shared the secret ingredients for his legendary Renegade Guacamole recipe!

Music, Rock

Hear RUSH’s intimate Town Hall Q&A with fans + the R40 Live concert exclusively on SiriusXM!

Following an extensive 35-date North American tour, Rush is set to release R40 Live, which was filmed over two sold-out shows at the Air Canada Centre in the band’s hometown of Toronto on June 17 and 19. The project hits … Continued

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Hear RUSH’s intimate Town Hall Q&A with fans + the R40 Live concert exclusively on SiriusXM!

Following an extensive 35-date North American tour, Rush is set to release R40 Live, which was filmed over two sold-out shows at the Air Canada Centre in the band’s hometown of Toronto on June 17 and 19. The project hits … Continued

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Music-versary: Led Zeppelin IV was released on November 8, 1971

Release date: November 8, 1971 Credits: Robert Plant (vocals); Jimmy Page (Guitar); John Paul Jones (Keyboard); John Bonham (drums) Backstory: When Plant, Page, Jones and Bonham went into the studio in 1970 to record their fourth album, they were sick … Continued

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Music-versary: Led Zeppelin IV was released on November 8, 1971

Release date: November 8, 1971 Credits: Robert Plant (vocals); Jimmy Page (Guitar); John Paul Jones (Keyboard); John Bonham (drums) Backstory: When Plant, Page, Jones and Bonham went into the studio in 1970 to record their fourth album, they were sick … Continued

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Music-versary: Bonnie Raitt was born on November 8, 1949

Although she was just a few years out of college when Warner Bros. Records signed her in the early 1970s, Bonnie Raitt struggled for nearly two decades before she finally achieved the popular recognition she so wanted and deserved. Born … Continued

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Music-versary: Bonnie Raitt was born on November 8, 1949

Although she was just a few years out of college when Warner Bros. Records signed her in the early 1970s, Bonnie Raitt struggled for nearly two decades before she finally achieved the popular recognition she so wanted and deserved. Born … Continued

Alternative, Music, Rock

Chris Martin debuts new Coldplay single ‘Adventure of a Lifetime’ off upcoming album ‘A Head Full of Dreams’

  Little more than a year after releasing Ghost Stories, Coldplay is back already with a new album titled A Head Full of Dreams, due out December 4. Ahead of its release, frontman Chris Martin called in to chat with … Continued

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Chris Martin debuts new Coldplay single ‘Adventure of a Lifetime’ off upcoming album ‘A Head Full of Dreams’

  Little more than a year after releasing Ghost Stories, Coldplay is back already with a new album titled A Head Full of Dreams, due out December 4. Ahead of its release, frontman Chris Martin called in to chat with … Continued

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Test your metal mettle with this headbangingly heavy quiz!

Think you can name every member of Black Sabbath? Or know why Emperor guitarist Samoth spent 16 months in jail? Or who the first singer of Iron Maiden was? Well, we’ve got the quiz … but do YOU have the … Continued

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Test your metal mettle with this headbangingly heavy quiz!

Think you can name every member of Black Sabbath? Or know why Emperor guitarist Samoth spent 16 months in jail? Or who the first singer of Iron Maiden was? Well, we’ve got the quiz … but do YOU have the … Continued

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Lacey Sturm premieres new single ‘Impossible’ exclusively on Octane!

Three years ago Lacey Sturm amicably parted ways with FLYLEAF. Now she’s back on the scene with the release of her highly anticipated solo debut, Life Screams, via Followspot Records. Now SiriusXM Octane listeners get an exclusive taste of the … Continued

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Lacey Sturm premieres new single ‘Impossible’ exclusively on Octane!

Three years ago Lacey Sturm amicably parted ways with FLYLEAF. Now she’s back on the scene with the release of her highly anticipated solo debut, Life Screams, via Followspot Records. Now SiriusXM Octane listeners get an exclusive taste of the … Continued

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Music-versary: Duane Allman died in a motorcycle accident on Oct. 29, 1971

Duane Allman may have only lived 24 years, but in that time he was able to build a legend that few could manage if given a hundred years. As a session player at FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, … Continued

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Music-versary: Duane Allman died in a motorcycle accident on Oct. 29, 1971

Duane Allman may have only lived 24 years, but in that time he was able to build a legend that few could manage if given a hundred years. As a session player at FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, … Continued

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Rush premiere ‘The Spirit of Radio’ video from ‘R40 Live’ exclusively on SiriusXM

Rush is a rock institution. With more than 40 million records sold worldwide, an induction into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, countless sold-out tours, and a legion of devoted fans, … Continued

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Rush premiere ‘The Spirit of Radio’ video from ‘R40 Live’ exclusively on SiriusXM

Rush is a rock institution. With more than 40 million records sold worldwide, an induction into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, countless sold-out tours, and a legion of devoted fans, … Continued

Music, Rock

Halloween Playlist: Ozzy’s Boneyard Ultimate Sinner Halloween Weekend

Airing throughout the day on Friday 10/31 on Ozzy’s Boneyard and available on SiriusXM On Demand The most evil weekend of the year is upon us! Hear the insanity of Ozzy’s Boneyard Ultimate Sinner Halloween Weekend. Subscribers become the chosen ones and … Continued

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Halloween Playlist: Ozzy’s Boneyard Ultimate Sinner Halloween Weekend

Airing throughout the day on Friday 10/31 on Ozzy’s Boneyard and available on SiriusXM On Demand The most evil weekend of the year is upon us! Hear the insanity of Ozzy’s Boneyard Ultimate Sinner Halloween Weekend. Subscribers become the chosen ones and … Continued

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Jam_ON brings Suwannee Hulaween Festival to you all Halloween weekend!

SiriusXM’s Jam_On (Ch. 29) takes you live to the Suwannee Hulaween Festival for performances by String Cheese Incident, Primus, Lettuce, Slightly Stoopid, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Railroad Earth, The Floozies, Papadosio, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds & more! For … Continued

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Jam_ON brings Suwannee Hulaween Festival to you all Halloween weekend!

SiriusXM’s Jam_On (Ch. 29) takes you live to the Suwannee Hulaween Festival for performances by String Cheese Incident, Primus, Lettuce, Slightly Stoopid, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Railroad Earth, The Floozies, Papadosio, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds & more! For … Continued

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Peter Noone reminisces on Herman’s Hermits’ first hit, ‘I’m Into Something Good’

I’m Into Something Good by Herman’s Hermits entered the American charts 51 years ago this week. It later inspired the name of Peter Noone’s weekly show, Something Good,  heard exclusively on SiriusXM’s 60s on 6, Saturdays at 5 pm ET.   One night, … Continued

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Peter Noone reminisces on Herman’s Hermits’ first hit, ‘I’m Into Something Good’

I’m Into Something Good by Herman’s Hermits entered the American charts 51 years ago this week. It later inspired the name of Peter Noone’s weekly show, Something Good,  heard exclusively on SiriusXM’s 60s on 6, Saturdays at 5 pm ET.   One night, … Continued

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