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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

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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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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

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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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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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Tailgate Radio-Hear the party songs that get you pumped for the game

If you like to pregame and get pumped up for big games with artists like AC/DC, Guns N’ Rose, Kiss, The Rolling Stones, Todd Rundgren, Billy Idol, X, Beastie Boys, Haddaway, and Europe, then you’re going to need to tune … Continued

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Tailgate Radio-Hear the party songs that get you pumped for the game

If you like to pregame and get pumped up for big games with artists like AC/DC, Guns N’ Rose, Kiss, The Rolling Stones, Todd Rundgren, Billy Idol, X, Beastie Boys, Haddaway, and Europe, then you’re going to need to tune … Continued

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Paul Is Dead: The ongoing conspiracy of “Faul” McCartney ignited on October 12, 1969

“I was gonna rap with you about Paul McCartney being dead,” said a caller named Tom, a local student who had tuned in to DJ Russ Gibb’s show on WKNR-FM in Detroit, on Sunday, October 12, 1969. “What’s this all about?” … Continued

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Paul Is Dead: The ongoing conspiracy of “Faul” McCartney ignited on October 12, 1969

“I was gonna rap with you about Paul McCartney being dead,” said a caller named Tom, a local student who had tuned in to DJ Russ Gibb’s show on WKNR-FM in Detroit, on Sunday, October 12, 1969. “What’s this all about?” … Continued

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Gear up for the #WalkingDead season 6 premiere with Octane’s SLAY-list

AMC’s The Walking Dead returns for its sixth season this Sunday, Oct. 11 at 9 pm ET, and we’re getting excited here at Octane (Ch. 37). Our host Jose Mangin is such a big fan, in fact, that he’s assembled … Continued

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Gear up for the #WalkingDead season 6 premiere with Octane’s SLAY-list

AMC’s The Walking Dead returns for its sixth season this Sunday, Oct. 11 at 9 pm ET, and we’re getting excited here at Octane (Ch. 37). Our host Jose Mangin is such a big fan, in fact, that he’s assembled … Continued

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Hear Pop Evil cover Tom Petty’s ‘I Won’t Back Down’ in-studio

Pop Evil celebrates the continued success of their new album Up with an exclusive, intimate performance at the SiriusXM studios. Hear a special episode of Octane Unleaded as Pop Evil performs a stripped down version of their No. 1 single, Footsteps, a cover … Continued

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Hear Pop Evil cover Tom Petty’s ‘I Won’t Back Down’ in-studio

Pop Evil celebrates the continued success of their new album Up with an exclusive, intimate performance at the SiriusXM studios. Hear a special episode of Octane Unleaded as Pop Evil performs a stripped down version of their No. 1 single, Footsteps, a cover … Continued

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Get to know Elle King, your new favorite banjo-wielding rockstar

Elle King has been kicking ass and taking names since releasing her debut album Love Stuff last year. If you’re not familiar with the 25-year-old, you’ve probably heard her music in the theme song to VH1’s Mob Wives Chicago series or … Continued

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Get to know Elle King, your new favorite banjo-wielding rockstar

Elle King has been kicking ass and taking names since releasing her debut album Love Stuff last year. If you’re not familiar with the 25-year-old, you’ve probably heard her music in the theme song to VH1’s Mob Wives Chicago series or … Continued

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Turbo-charge your Father’s Day with extreme hard rock from the ’90s and 2000s on Octane

If you like Disturbed, Rage Against The Machine, NIN, Staind, Godsmack, KoRn, Linkin Park, Tool, Deftones, Limp Bizkit, Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie/White Zombie, and System of A Down, then you’re going to looooove Turbo, a supercharged collection of extreme hard … Continued

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Turbo-charge your Father’s Day with extreme hard rock from the ’90s and 2000s on Octane

If you like Disturbed, Rage Against The Machine, NIN, Staind, Godsmack, KoRn, Linkin Park, Tool, Deftones, Limp Bizkit, Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie/White Zombie, and System of A Down, then you’re going to looooove Turbo, a supercharged collection of extreme hard … Continued

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Which nominees do you want to see inducted into the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2016 nominees today. The list features eight first-time nominees including new wave band The Cars, soft-rockers Chicago and Tex-Mex blues rockers Los Lobos as well as Cheap Trick, Steve Miller, Janet … Continued

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Which nominees do you want to see inducted into the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2016 nominees today. The list features eight first-time nominees including new wave band The Cars, soft-rockers Chicago and Tex-Mex blues rockers Los Lobos as well as Cheap Trick, Steve Miller, Janet … Continued

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John Mellencamp was born on October 7, 1951

John Mellencamp, a cultural icon and one of the most acclaimed singers of his generation, celebrates his 64th birthday today. Although he’s gone by a variety of names over the years — from Johnny Cougar to John Cougar to John … Continued

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John Mellencamp was born on October 7, 1951

John Mellencamp, a cultural icon and one of the most acclaimed singers of his generation, celebrates his 64th birthday today. Although he’s gone by a variety of names over the years — from Johnny Cougar to John Cougar to John … Continued

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Remembering Janis Joplin on the 45th anniversary of her death

Janis Joplin had a reputation. She liked what she liked — men, Southern Comfort, speed, heroin, the Beats — and it eventually led to her downfall, making her a founding member of the 27 Club. However, she fit a lot … Continued

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Remembering Janis Joplin on the 45th anniversary of her death

Janis Joplin had a reputation. She liked what she liked — men, Southern Comfort, speed, heroin, the Beats — and it eventually led to her downfall, making her a founding member of the 27 Club. However, she fit a lot … Continued

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Watch Ghost’s haunting Unholy Unleaded performance, complete with kazoo

Fresh off the release of their third studio album, Meliora, Swedish heavy metal band Ghost gave a haunting performance for a special episode of Octane Unleaded — Unholy Unleaded —  just in time for Halloween. Papa Emeritus III — who … Continued

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Watch Ghost’s haunting Unholy Unleaded performance, complete with kazoo

Fresh off the release of their third studio album, Meliora, Swedish heavy metal band Ghost gave a haunting performance for a special episode of Octane Unleaded — Unholy Unleaded —  just in time for Halloween. Papa Emeritus III — who … Continued

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The Beach Boys’ ‘Surfin’ Safari’ was released on Oct 1, 1962

Release date: October 1, 1962 Credits: Brian Wilson (vocals, percussion), Dennis Wilson (vocals, drums), Carl Wilson (guitar, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), David Marks (vocals) Backstory: Before they were going head-to-head with the Beatles, this Southern California family band — three … Continued

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The Beach Boys’ ‘Surfin’ Safari’ was released on Oct 1, 1962

Release date: October 1, 1962 Credits: Brian Wilson (vocals, percussion), Dennis Wilson (vocals, drums), Carl Wilson (guitar, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), David Marks (vocals) Backstory: Before they were going head-to-head with the Beatles, this Southern California family band — three … Continued

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We’re heading south for Austin City Limits and sending back the tunes

Airing Friday, October 2 at 2pm ET through Sunday, October 4 on Channel 31 This exclusive radio broadcast will include interviews and performances from a diverse line-up featuring alt-J, Alabama Shakes, Glass Animals, The Decemberists, Walk The Moon, San Fermin, Royal Blood, Moon … Continued

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We’re heading south for Austin City Limits and sending back the tunes

Airing Friday, October 2 at 2pm ET through Sunday, October 4 on Channel 31 This exclusive radio broadcast will include interviews and performances from a diverse line-up featuring alt-J, Alabama Shakes, Glass Animals, The Decemberists, Walk The Moon, San Fermin, Royal Blood, Moon … Continued

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The Arcs celebrate debut album with in-studio performance

Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach released Yours, Dreamily – the debut album for his new project The Arcs – earlier this month via Nonesuch. Featuring musicians Leon Michels, Richard Swift, Homer Steinweiss, Nick Movshon and guests Kenny Vaughan and Mariachi Flor … Continued

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The Arcs celebrate debut album with in-studio performance

Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach released Yours, Dreamily – the debut album for his new project The Arcs – earlier this month via Nonesuch. Featuring musicians Leon Michels, Richard Swift, Homer Steinweiss, Nick Movshon and guests Kenny Vaughan and Mariachi Flor … Continued

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Moon Taxi showcases new album in-studio on Jam_ON with ‘Year Zero’ performance

Nashville-based rockers Moon Taxi hit the festival circuit hard this summer with appearances at Bonnaroo, Governors Ball, Lollapalooza and more, and now they’re ready to drop their fourth album, Daybreaker. Following up 2013’s Mountains Beaches Cities, which launched them into the … Continued

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Moon Taxi showcases new album in-studio on Jam_ON with ‘Year Zero’ performance

Nashville-based rockers Moon Taxi hit the festival circuit hard this summer with appearances at Bonnaroo, Governors Ball, Lollapalooza and more, and now they’re ready to drop their fourth album, Daybreaker. Following up 2013’s Mountains Beaches Cities, which launched them into the … Continued

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Quiz: Which ‘80s movie would be the perfect soundtrack to your life?

Ah, the 1980s. Yes, it was the decade of neon, scrunchies, and big hair. But it was also an iconic era in movies and music. And no matter how old you were back then, you have to have an ’80s movie that just speaks to … Continued

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Quiz: Which ‘80s movie would be the perfect soundtrack to your life?

Ah, the 1980s. Yes, it was the decade of neon, scrunchies, and big hair. But it was also an iconic era in movies and music. And no matter how old you were back then, you have to have an ’80s movie that just speaks to … Continued

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Trivium premiere new album ‘Silence in the Snow’ on Octane

Trivium is gearing up for the release of their seventh studio album, Silence in the Snow, which is out October 2 on Roadrunner and currently available for pre-order. It is the first album to feature the band’s new drummer Mat … Continued

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Trivium premiere new album ‘Silence in the Snow’ on Octane

Trivium is gearing up for the release of their seventh studio album, Silence in the Snow, which is out October 2 on Roadrunner and currently available for pre-order. It is the first album to feature the band’s new drummer Mat … Continued

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Don’t stop us now! Has science found the ‘most feel-good song of all time?’

What’s the most feel-good song ever written? Well, researchers say they now have an answer. The formula calls for a song that is up-tempo (roughly 150 beats per minute) and played in a major key with happy lyrical content. What did … Continued

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Don’t stop us now! Has science found the ‘most feel-good song of all time?’

What’s the most feel-good song ever written? Well, researchers say they now have an answer. The formula calls for a song that is up-tempo (roughly 150 beats per minute) and played in a major key with happy lyrical content. What did … Continued

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Weezer’s sophomore album ‘Pinkerton’ was released on September 24, 1996

Release date: September 24, 1996 Credits: Rivers Cuomo (vocal, guitar); Brian Bell (guitar); Matt Sharp (bass); Patrick Wilson (drums) Backstory: Weezer had become stars in late 1994 on the back of their multi-platinum, self-titled debut — recorded at Electric Lady … Continued

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Weezer’s sophomore album ‘Pinkerton’ was released on September 24, 1996

Release date: September 24, 1996 Credits: Rivers Cuomo (vocal, guitar); Brian Bell (guitar); Matt Sharp (bass); Patrick Wilson (drums) Backstory: Weezer had become stars in late 1994 on the back of their multi-platinum, self-titled debut — recorded at Electric Lady … Continued

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CHVRCHES take the stage with Alt Nation to celebrate new album ‘Every Open Eye’

CHVRCHES — hailing from Glasgow, Scotland — came crashing onto the electro-pop scene in 2013 with their debut album The Bones of What You Believe. In the two years since, the band has been nominated for a handful of awards, toured the … Continued

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CHVRCHES take the stage with Alt Nation to celebrate new album ‘Every Open Eye’

CHVRCHES — hailing from Glasgow, Scotland — came crashing onto the electro-pop scene in 2013 with their debut album The Bones of What You Believe. In the two years since, the band has been nominated for a handful of awards, toured the … Continued

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Happy 66th Birthday, Bruce Springsteen!

The Boss turns 66 years old on September 23! In celebration, we’re taking a look back at one of our favorite Bruce Springsteen moments — his intimate show at The Apollo Theater! Listen to your favorite Springsteen tracks on E Street Radio (Ch. 20) … Continued

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Happy 66th Birthday, Bruce Springsteen!

The Boss turns 66 years old on September 23! In celebration, we’re taking a look back at one of our favorite Bruce Springsteen moments — his intimate show at The Apollo Theater! Listen to your favorite Springsteen tracks on E Street Radio (Ch. 20) … Continued

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Silversun Pickups perform new single Nightlight and cover Elliott Smith

Before the release of their fourth studio album, Better Nature, due out September 25, Silversun Pickups stopped by Alt Nation (Ch. 36) to tell us all about it! They also treated us to an exclusive in-studio performance of their new single … Continued

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Silversun Pickups perform new single Nightlight and cover Elliott Smith

Before the release of their fourth studio album, Better Nature, due out September 25, Silversun Pickups stopped by Alt Nation (Ch. 36) to tell us all about it! They also treated us to an exclusive in-studio performance of their new single … Continued

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The first Farm Aid was on September 22, 1985

Bob Dylan was onstage at Live Aid in July 1985 when a thought popped into his head. “It occurred to me at that moment that a lot of money was being raised for people to be self-sufficient,” he told rock … Continued

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The first Farm Aid was on September 22, 1985

Bob Dylan was onstage at Live Aid in July 1985 when a thought popped into his head. “It occurred to me at that moment that a lot of money was being raised for people to be self-sufficient,” he told rock … Continued

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Widespread Panic performs intimate concert on Jam_ON to celebrate ‘Street Dogs’

Southern jam rockers Widespread Panic stopped by the SiriusXM studios in Nashville for an exclusive, intimate concert for 50 lucky listeners in celebration of the release of their new album, Street Dogs. Check out their performance of Steven’s Cat below, and … Continued

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Widespread Panic performs intimate concert on Jam_ON to celebrate ‘Street Dogs’

Southern jam rockers Widespread Panic stopped by the SiriusXM studios in Nashville for an exclusive, intimate concert for 50 lucky listeners in celebration of the release of their new album, Street Dogs. Check out their performance of Steven’s Cat below, and … Continued

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Watch: Chris Cornell plays Prince’s ‘Nothing Compares 2 U,’ Soundgarden classic

Grunge pioneer Chris Cornell — who was in town to promote his new solo album, Higher Truth — recently stopped by the SiriusXM studios for an in-depth interview with Rolling Stone’s David Fricke and an intimate acoustic performance backed by cellist Bryan Gibson and fellow guitarist Keaton … Continued

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Watch: Chris Cornell plays Prince’s ‘Nothing Compares 2 U,’ Soundgarden classic

Grunge pioneer Chris Cornell — who was in town to promote his new solo album, Higher Truth — recently stopped by the SiriusXM studios for an in-depth interview with Rolling Stone’s David Fricke and an intimate acoustic performance backed by cellist Bryan Gibson and fellow guitarist Keaton … Continued

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Keith Richards talks new album ‘Crosseyed Heart,’ Rolling Stones career with The Spectrum

Rock icon and guitarist of The Rolling Stones, Keith Richards, sat down for an intimate conversation with esteemed journalist David Fricke at the SiriusXM studios this week. Richards spoke with Fricke about his career with the Stones as well as … Continued

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Keith Richards talks new album ‘Crosseyed Heart,’ Rolling Stones career with The Spectrum

Rock icon and guitarist of The Rolling Stones, Keith Richards, sat down for an intimate conversation with esteemed journalist David Fricke at the SiriusXM studios this week. Richards spoke with Fricke about his career with the Stones as well as … Continued

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Introducing Darlene Love: Legendary vocalist gets candid with Steven Van Zandt and Dave Marsh

Legendary vocalist Darlene Love recently sat down with Steven Van Zandt and SiriusXM host Dave Marsh for a candid interview about her first new album in decades, Introducing Darlene Love. The special airs Friday, September 18 at 4 pm ET on … Continued

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Introducing Darlene Love: Legendary vocalist gets candid with Steven Van Zandt and Dave Marsh

Legendary vocalist Darlene Love recently sat down with Steven Van Zandt and SiriusXM host Dave Marsh for a candid interview about her first new album in decades, Introducing Darlene Love. The special airs Friday, September 18 at 4 pm ET on … Continued

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Relive the days of beepers, AIM, MySpace & more in these songs with dated lyrics

Although themes of love, loss, and living are timeless, no one parties like it’s 1999 anymore, and you’re more likely to put your song in a TouchTunes queue than you are to put a dime in the jukebox, baby. You … Continued

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Relive the days of beepers, AIM, MySpace & more in these songs with dated lyrics

Although themes of love, loss, and living are timeless, no one parties like it’s 1999 anymore, and you’re more likely to put your song in a TouchTunes queue than you are to put a dime in the jukebox, baby. You … Continued

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Quiz: What type of metalhead are you?

Okay, so you call yourself a metalhead. It goes without saying that you like your music hard and heavy. But just how hard and just how heavy? Not all metal is created equal, and metal fans don’t all fit into … Continued

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Quiz: What type of metalhead are you?

Okay, so you call yourself a metalhead. It goes without saying that you like your music hard and heavy. But just how hard and just how heavy? Not all metal is created equal, and metal fans don’t all fit into … Continued

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Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit was released on September 10, 1991

Release Date: September 10, 1991 Credits: Kurt Cobain (lyrics/guitar/vocal) , Krist Novoselic (bass), Dave Grohl (drums), Butch Vig (producer) Album: Nevermind (released September 24, 1991) Backstory: Nirvana’s first hit ushered in the grunge era, giving a voice to the Gen-X … Continued

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Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit was released on September 10, 1991

Release Date: September 10, 1991 Credits: Kurt Cobain (lyrics/guitar/vocal) , Krist Novoselic (bass), Dave Grohl (drums), Butch Vig (producer) Album: Nevermind (released September 24, 1991) Backstory: Nirvana’s first hit ushered in the grunge era, giving a voice to the Gen-X … Continued

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KISS’ first live album Alive! was released on September 10, 1975

Release Date: September 10, 1975 Credits: The original KISS lineup (Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, and Peter Criss) as captured and enhanced by legendary producer and engineer Eddie Kramer Backstory: Although the band got together in Queens, New York, … Continued

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KISS’ first live album Alive! was released on September 10, 1975

Release Date: September 10, 1975 Credits: The original KISS lineup (Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, and Peter Criss) as captured and enhanced by legendary producer and engineer Eddie Kramer Backstory: Although the band got together in Queens, New York, … Continued

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John Lennon’s Imagine was released on September 9, 1971

Release Date: September 9, 1971 US (October 8, 1971 UK) Credits: John Lennon, with help from George Harrison and a flock of some of the best musicians of the day, including Nicky Hopkins, King Curtis, two members of Badfinger, and — of … Continued

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John Lennon’s Imagine was released on September 9, 1971

Release Date: September 9, 1971 US (October 8, 1971 UK) Credits: John Lennon, with help from George Harrison and a flock of some of the best musicians of the day, including Nicky Hopkins, King Curtis, two members of Badfinger, and — of … Continued

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NASCAR star Matt Kenseth takes over Ozzy’s Boneyard

Airing Friday 9/4 at 6 pm and 9 pm ET; Saturday 9/5 at 2 am, 6 am ET, Noon and 6 pm ET;  Sunday 9/6 at Midnight, 4 am, 9 am, 2 pm, and 7 pm ET; and Monday 9/7 at … Continued

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NASCAR star Matt Kenseth takes over Ozzy’s Boneyard

Airing Friday 9/4 at 6 pm and 9 pm ET; Saturday 9/5 at 2 am, 6 am ET, Noon and 6 pm ET;  Sunday 9/6 at Midnight, 4 am, 9 am, 2 pm, and 7 pm ET; and Monday 9/7 at … Continued

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La Kueva: Celebrating the musical legacy of icon Gustavo Cerati

By: Ellen Flores, La Kueva (Ch. 768 online) Today, marks a full 365 days we lost a musical icon; perhaps the most influential musician in Latin Rock and Latin music the world has ever seen. Poet, innovator, composer and face … Continued

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La Kueva: Celebrating the musical legacy of icon Gustavo Cerati

By: Ellen Flores, La Kueva (Ch. 768 online) Today, marks a full 365 days we lost a musical icon; perhaps the most influential musician in Latin Rock and Latin music the world has ever seen. Poet, innovator, composer and face … Continued

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Stewart Copeland’s crucial drummers from the Classic Rewind era

Airing Friday 9/4 at 12 pm, 3 pm, and 9 pm ET; Saturday 9/5 at 3 am, 9 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm; Sunday 9/6 at 12 am, 6 am, 12 pm, 6 pm ET; and Monday 9/7 at … Continued

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Stewart Copeland’s crucial drummers from the Classic Rewind era

Airing Friday 9/4 at 12 pm, 3 pm, and 9 pm ET; Saturday 9/5 at 3 am, 9 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm; Sunday 9/6 at 12 am, 6 am, 12 pm, 6 pm ET; and Monday 9/7 at … Continued

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Summer road trip playlist: Class of ’15 – Hear it on Ch. 18!

Airing throughout the weekend from Friday 9/4 at noon ET through Monday 9/7 at midnight ET on Road Trip Radio! Every summer there emerges that perfect summer anthem perfect for driving on those long summer road trips. The one that forever … Continued

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Summer road trip playlist: Class of ’15 – Hear it on Ch. 18!

Airing throughout the weekend from Friday 9/4 at noon ET through Monday 9/7 at midnight ET on Road Trip Radio! Every summer there emerges that perfect summer anthem perfect for driving on those long summer road trips. The one that forever … Continued

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Chris Carter’s British Invasion Faces Only on Little Steven’s Underground Garage!

To celebrate the release of the new FACES box set and the band’s long awaited reunion on September 5th, Chris Carter’s British Invasion is dedicating its entire four hours on Little Steven’s Underground (Ch. 21) on Saturday 9/5 starting at noon, to … Continued

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Chris Carter’s British Invasion Faces Only on Little Steven’s Underground Garage!

To celebrate the release of the new FACES box set and the band’s long awaited reunion on September 5th, Chris Carter’s British Invasion is dedicating its entire four hours on Little Steven’s Underground (Ch. 21) on Saturday 9/5 starting at noon, to … Continued

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Gird your loins: Iron Maiden is taking complete control of Liquid Metal

11:58 pm ET on Monday 8/31 through 3 am ET Tuesday 9/8 on Liquid Metal Born in East London in 1975,  the legendary Iron Maiden pioneered the heavy metal sound, and have dominated the scene ever since.  Now, as they … Continued

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Gird your loins: Iron Maiden is taking complete control of Liquid Metal

11:58 pm ET on Monday 8/31 through 3 am ET Tuesday 9/8 on Liquid Metal Born in East London in 1975,  the legendary Iron Maiden pioneered the heavy metal sound, and have dominated the scene ever since.  Now, as they … Continued

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Deep Tracks celebrates 40 years of Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s ninth studio album, Wish You Were Here, Deep Tracks (Ch. 27) is playing songs from the album all Labor Day weekend along with behind-the-scenes stories about the tracks and commentary from … Continued

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Deep Tracks celebrates 40 years of Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s ninth studio album, Wish You Were Here, Deep Tracks (Ch. 27) is playing songs from the album all Labor Day weekend along with behind-the-scenes stories about the tracks and commentary from … Continued

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10 things you need to know about Pearl Jam’s Ten

Pearl Jam went from one of the defining bands of the 90s grunge scene to one of the most beloved touring bands Since the Grateful Dead. Here, on the anniversary of its release, ten facts about their smash 1991 debut, Ten. … Continued

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10 things you need to know about Pearl Jam’s Ten

Pearl Jam went from one of the defining bands of the 90s grunge scene to one of the most beloved touring bands Since the Grateful Dead. Here, on the anniversary of its release, ten facts about their smash 1991 debut, Ten. … Continued

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Five Finger Death Punch takes over Octane this Labor Day Weekend

In celebration of their sixth studio album, Got Your Six, Five Finger Death Punch is taking over Octane (Ch. 37) this Labor Day weekend. Guitarist Jason Hook and drummer Jeremy Spencer sat down with host José Mangin to talk about the 14-track effort and why they took … Continued

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Five Finger Death Punch takes over Octane this Labor Day Weekend

In celebration of their sixth studio album, Got Your Six, Five Finger Death Punch is taking over Octane (Ch. 37) this Labor Day weekend. Guitarist Jason Hook and drummer Jeremy Spencer sat down with host José Mangin to talk about the 14-track effort and why they took … Continued

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The Alt18 of Summer 2015: You picked, we played ’em

Alt Nation (Ch. 36) asked what song YOU think will forever define the summer of 2015. Now the top 18 most popular Alt Nation songs are being played back on the Alt 18 this Labor Day Weekend! Airing Saturday 9/5 at 1 pm ET to … Continued

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The Alt18 of Summer 2015: You picked, we played ’em

Alt Nation (Ch. 36) asked what song YOU think will forever define the summer of 2015. Now the top 18 most popular Alt Nation songs are being played back on the Alt 18 this Labor Day Weekend! Airing Saturday 9/5 at 1 pm ET to … Continued

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