Jock Talk Archive

Ever Been Hit By Lightning?
5/28/14
By: Waffles

Source: huffingtonpost.com

Have you ever been hit by lightning? Here is a video of what it looks like.

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I'd Buy That For A Whuh?
5/7/14
By: Waffles
Source:The Huffington Post

Many of us have a little too much fun at a party and end up doing something we regret. However, there are things you do that don't seem so bad the next day. That means you gotta check...

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Chinese fishermen airlifted to San Diego burn unit
5/6/14
by: Fanelly Millan
From: AirForceTimes.com

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Air Force rescuers hoisted two badly burned Chinese fishermen from a Venezuelan boat hundreds of miles off Mexico’s Pacific coast to take them to a San Diego hospital.

Th...
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Bridge Burns Over 15 Freeway
5/6/14
By: BIbi Lopez
From: www.Ktla.com

A bridge caught fire and completely collapsed over the 15 Freeway in Heperia on Monday afternoon. Forcing officials to close the in...

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Digging Up ET
4/30/14
By Bob Vincent
From The Gaurdian.com

The tweets started coming in on Saturday morning. Larry Hryb, Microsoft's Xbox spokesman in the US, sent out a simple message to his 675,000 followers: "We found 'em!". Then the photos quickly followed (because the internet is alwa...

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Weed and Classical Music in Colorado
4/30/14

By Bob Vincent
From Rolling Stone.com 

The Colorado Symphony Orchestra has devised a plan to raise interest in classical music by holding a number of upcoming weed-friendly events. It may be the state's only full-time professional orchestra, but it faces the same budget concerns ...

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Donald Sterling banned!
4/29/14
By: Bibi Lopez
Source: www.abclocal.go.com

Clippers owner Donald Sterling banned for life from NBA , according to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver.
He will also be fined $2.5 millions, the maximum amount allowed.
Silver says he...

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Total Chaos IS NOW LIVE!!!!
4/24/14
 Be sure to tune in to Total Chaos every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 AM - 11 AM with your host JabberJaw, Waffles and BOB.  with new by FOSS and sports with Chris Murry!!!!...
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Green Day Reflect on
2/12/14

By Bob Vincent
From RollingStone.com

"Back then, I just wanted to write songs I could be proud of and be able to play in five years," Green Day singer-guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong says, recalling his state of mind exactly 20 years ago – on February 1st, 1994, the day...

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Bob Seger Reflect on 2004 Hall of Fame Induction
2/12/14

By Bob Vincent
From RollingStone.com

Bob Seger largely disappeared from public life following the conclusion of his 1996 tour in support of It's A Mystery. He'd been working nearly non-stop for thirty years, and with few financial concerns (and very young children at home), ...
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Ron Burgundy Does the News in North Dakota
12/2/13

By Alan Bailey
 

Yes, this really happened. Will Ferrell, in character as Ron Bergundy from "Anchorman" actually anchored a real newscast in Bismarck, ND. And the best part is that it's online, check out the full newscast below. Anchorman 2 hits theaters ...

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Family Guys Kills off Brian
11/25/13
By Alan Bailey - @thealanbailey

Yes, this is real life. Family Guy killed off Brian.

He has been on every episode since the show started in 1998.

But Family Guy dog Brian came to a sad end a...

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Fugitive Comments On Own Wanted Photo On Facebook
11/15/13
By Alan Bailey - Staff Writer
@TheAlanBailey

Yes, this is a real story, I promise. If the police are looking for you, it seems unwise to comment and argue on a "most wanted" photo of you circulating a...

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Grumpy Cat visits the Happiest Place on Earth
11/7/13
By Alan Bailey - Staff Writer
@TheAlanBailey

Oh ya. This happened. Disneyland is doing a series of Promotional videos with "Internet Stars" going to Disneyland to film videos of them in the park. Of all th...

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Michael Jackson Named Top-Earning Dead Celebrity
10/24/13
By: Tim Torrance
From: huffingtonpost.com

Forbes released its list of the top-earning dead celebrities this week, and Michael Jackson took the No. 1 spot.
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Recording Academy to Honor Neil Young (Again)
10/17/13
By: Tim Torrance
From: rollingstone.com

Just four years after the Recording Academy honored Neil Young with an all-star tribute concert, they are once again honoring him. This time it's the Recording Academy Producers and Engineers Wing. The seventh annual ceremony will take pl...

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The Walking Dead Teams With Hyundai
10/8/13
By: Tim Torrance 
From: inquisitr.com


 The Walking Dead and Hyundai have teamed to create the most deadly vehicle on the open roads. Starting October 10 at New York Comic-Con the car manufacturer will be showcasing the “Santa Fe Zombie Survival Machine,&...

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George Harrison Feared Being Shot & More.
10/7/13
By Bob Vincent
From The Daily Mail

Barely a week into recording what would become The Beatles’ final album Let It Be, George Harrison was ready to quit.

He was no longer willing to fulfil a subservient role in the band, and by lunch on January 10, 1969, thi...

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John Lennon Walk of Fame Star Vandalized
10/7/13
By Bob Vincent
From Examiner.com

On Oct. 5, just four days before what would have been John Lennon's 73rd birthday, a Los Angeles Beatles tour guide made the shocking discovery that the John Lennon Walk of Fame star in Los Angeles had been damaged.

Gillian Lomax,...

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John Lennon's Childhood Home For Sale By Auction
10/2/13

By Bob Vincent
From Forbes.com

A rare piece of music history will come up for grabs when John Lennon’s childhood home goes under the hammer later this month. The Beatles star lived at 9, Newcastle Road in Wavertree, Liverpool, from his birth on October 9, 1940, until 1...
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'The Simpsons' to Kill Off Major Character
10/1/13
By: Tim Torrance
From: rollingstone.com


Another Simpsons character will be joining Maude Flanders, Frank "Grimey" Grimes and Snowballs I through IV in the Springfield cemetery soon.
The show's executive producer Al Jean said recently that a ...

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Video: ‘Breaking Bad’ Stars Read the Finale
9/30/13
By Alan Bailey
@TheAlanBailey

Did you watch the Breaking Bad season Finale last night? (it was the highest rated episode in the history of the series, so chances are that most of you did). Breaking Bad finished shoo...

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Mystery of $100 bills stashed
9/26/13
By: Tim Torrance
From:  today.com

Who is spreading love around the Pacific Northwest, $100 at a time?

Turns out a country music radio station in Oregon is the source of the windfall.

 
More than a dozen people have reported findin...

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'The world's drunkest college student' 'Vodka Samm'
9/3/13
By Alan Bailey - Staff Writer
@TheAlanBailey

How is she not dead?! Part of the college life is.....the college life (you know what I mean).

Goudie, Samantha Lynne, 22 of Iowa City, was arr...

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Black Flag Release New Song... For Free!
5/3/13

By Bob Vincent
From NME.com

Recently reunited hardcore group Black Flag have released a brand new song.

Ron Reyes, Greg Ginn, Gregory Moore and Dale Nixon are currently putting the finishing touches on an LP, which is set for release later this year.

They...

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SLAYER Guitarist Dead at 49
5/2/13
By Sergio Alexander
From TMZ.com

Monstrous thrash-metal guitar hero and founding member of Slayer Jeff Hanneman has died of liver failure ... TMZ has confirmed. He was 49.

 Reps for the legendary axeman said Hanneman was in a hospital near his SoCal home whe...

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Authorities Seek Suspect In Boston Blasts
4/17/13
By Bob Vincent
From NBC News.com

Authorities investigating the Boston Marathon bombing said Wednesday they have the face but not the name of someone seen on video leaving a black bag near the scene of the blasts. The person was seen on a surveillance camera from a Lord & Ta...

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Should Smartphones Be Banned At Gigs?
4/10/13

By Bob Vincent
From NME.com

We've all been there. You're watching your favourite band at a gig when all of a sudden a wazzock in front of you whips out an iPad, held aloft to film the proceedings, before bashing your friend in the ear with his elbow. Or, instead of your eyes...
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The Rolling Stones Announce 2013 Tour
4/3/13

By Bob Vincent
From LATimes.com

In the better-late-than-never department, the Rolling Stones on Wednesday announced a 2013 tour, as close to a full-fledged 50th anniversary "50 and Counting" tour as "the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band” could muster, opening i...

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The Strokes: "Comedown Machine" Review
3/28/13

By Bob Vincent
From Billboard.com

When the Strokes released "Angles" in 2011, Julian Casablancas and his loyal subjects -- er, band mates -- were officially in comeback mode. The return-to-form LP did what it had to do -- prove the one-time saviors of rock 'n roll could stil...

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Ramones and Others Added to National Registry
3/22/13
By Bob Vincent
From antiMUSIC.com

On March 21, 2013 The Library of Congress announced the 25 new recordings that have been added to the national registry for 2012 and classics from The Ramones and Pink Floyd are among them. The Library is tasked each year with preserv...

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Lamb of God Announce Spring Tour & “Metal On The Mountain” Retreat
3/22/13
By Bob Vincent
From RevolverMag.com

With the recent exoneration of frontman Randy Blythe of all charges in the Czech Republic, Lamb of God have announced a U.S. tour from May 16 through June 20. The tour continues the support of the album Resolution and hits 30 markets not yet ...

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Iron Maiden to Launch Their Own Brand of Beer
3/13/13

By Bob Vincent
From NME.com

Iron Maiden have announced plans to release their own brand of beer.

The veteran metal band are to launch the 4.8%-strength Trooper ale in pubs from May, and it will be available at this year's Download festival, where Maiden headli...
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Ex-Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr dead at 56
3/13/13

By: Bob Vincent
From: MSN.com

Former Iron Maiden drummer Clive Burr has died at the age of 56. He had been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis years ago, and according to the band, he died peacefully in his sleep last night.

Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickins...
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Best Coast Tease Upcoming Album
2/26/13

By Bob Vincent
From NME.com

Best Coast have posted a teaser clip of their Record Store Day release online. Best Coast – the Los Angeles based duo made up of Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno – released their second album, 'The Only Place', last year. It followed 2010's 'Cra...

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Foo Fighters Begin New Album
2/26/13

By Bob Vincent
From NME.com

Dave Grohl has revealed that he is heading back to America has started work on a new Foo Fighters album. The frontman has been in the UK this week promoting his new movie Sound City and also played a gig with his new supergroup, the Sound City
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AK-47 Bandit Still at Large
1/16/13
By James Rojas

Nearly a year after the California Bank and Trust in Chino was robbed and an officer shot, law enforcement is still looking for the man responsible,  a man they’ve named the "AK-47 Band...
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27 Casualties In Connecticut School Shooting.
12/14/12

By Staff Writer
From New York Times.com

A gunman killed 26 people, 18 of them small children, in a shooting on Friday morning at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., about 65 miles northeast of New York City, a law enforcement official said.

The gunman, who...
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Supreme Court To Hear Prop. 8 Appeal
12/7/12
By James Rojas 

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — The Supreme Court will take up California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a case that could give the justices the chance to rule on whether gay Americans have the same constitution...
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NYC Train Accident Discussion
12/5/12
By James Rojas


90.1 FM Mt. Rock's The Morning Climb had a discussion today about the incident that took place in NYC when one man pushed another onto the railroad tracks. The man was killed by an oncoming train. Recently, the man who took the photo right before the man was h...

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12-05-12 Newscast
12/5/12
By James Rojas 

Recorded Newscasts from Mt. Rock's
The Morning Climb 12-05-12 Newscast 
 
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Mt. Rock News Update - 12.04.12
12/4/12
By James Rojas 

For more information about any of the following stories, click the links. Missing P...
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Rockers Join an All-Star Lineup for Hurricane Sandy Relief
12/4/12
by: Tamika Adams
From Rolling Stone

Eric Clapton and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin will join an all-star cast of musicians December 12th for the "12-12-12" concert at Madison Square Garden to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy, The Associated Press reports.
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Fleetwood Mac readies tour and new music
12/4/12
by: Tamika Adams
From Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Fleetwood Mac is heading back on the road, and that means the top-selling group will release new music — sort of. On its 34-city North American tour, which kicks off April 4 in Columbus, Ohio, the band will p...

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Mt. SAC Planetarium
12/3/12
The Randall Planetarium at Mt. SAC has been serving the community for nearly 40 years since opening its doors in 1968. The fa...
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U.S. Supreme Court To Now Release Prop. 8 Ruling
12/3/12
By James Rojas

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) —
The U.S. Supreme Court did not make an expected decision Monday on whether or not to hear a lower court’s decision regarding Proposition 8.

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Calif. Lottery Officials OK ‘Powerball’
11/29/12
By James Rojas

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — California lottery officials have decided to bring the “Powerball” game to California on the heels of a record $588 million jackpot. Tickets costing $2 apiece are scheduled to go on sale in April of next year, with the first ...

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Best places to cut your own XMAS Tree
11/26/12
James Rojas

CBS LA - 
As you choose a location to find your tree, the website www.pickyourownchristmastree.org is a great resource for those in the L.A. area who need advice, not only on where to buy, but on how to select the best tree, how to care for it in your home, an...

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All the Black Friday Deals: 2012
11/20/12
By: Tamika Adams
From Gizmodo.com


It's the biggest shopping day of the year. There are tons of deals—and not-really-deals—out there. So we combed through every one we could find, and ranked them all. Here's your Ultimate Black Friday guide: happy hunting. ...

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Why Is L.A. the Most Popular City for Bands - By Far?
11/20/12
By: Tamika Adams
From LA Weekly Blog

You need a car, there's way too many malls, the bars close early, and the neighbors are known to tattle on house shows. But yet Los Angeles is actually the music capital of the country, according to hard data!
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Interviews With Legendary Rockers to be Released
11/19/12
By Bob Vincent
From NewYorkTimes.com

John and Yoko are there, talking for hours and hours — during a bed-in, at a “happening,” listening to the Beatles at home. Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda, just back from Cannes in June 1969, rap about their new movie, &ldqu...

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Black Sabbath Named Most Important Band
11/19/12
By Bob Vincent
From ClassicRockMagazine.com

Black Sabbath have been named the most important British hard rock band of all time in a poll organised by the British Phonographic Industry. Iron Maiden and Led Zeppelin also scored highly, while voters also said the UK was the spiri...

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‘Now You See Me’ Trailer: Jesse Eisenberg Is a Magical Robin Hood
11/19/12
By Staff Writer
From Slashfilm.com:

If three is a trend, stage magic seems to be Hollywood’s next big obsession. McG recently signed on to direct Magic Castle, based on Hollywood’s secretive club for magicians, but he’s not even at the front of this wave. Next...

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Brad Keselowski Clinches 2012 Championship
11/18/12
By Alan Bailey

The fuel strategy that was supposed to carry Jimmie Johnson to a sixth championship instead made a winner of his teammate, Jeff Gordon, who triumphed in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway as Brad Keselowski locked up the NASCAR Spri...

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Chuck Berry Honoured at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
7/24/12

By Bob Vincent
From Associated Press

 One of rock's pioneers will be celebrated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this fall.
Chuck Berry will be honored by the hall as part of its American Music Masters series.

Berry was inducted into the Roc...
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Deep Purple's Jon Lord Dies at Age 71
7/17/12
By Alan Bailey
From NME.com:

Jon Lord of Deep Purple has died at the age of 71. The co-founder and keyboard player with the metal pioneers passed away yesterday (July 16) after suffering a pulmonary embolism. He had been suffering from pancreatic cancer and was surrounded by h...

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American Idol's Next Judge?
7/15/12
By Staff Writer:
From AOL TV:

"Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin said on Saturday that she is interested in joining "American Idol" as a judge, just days after Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler declared they have ended their judging roles on the Fox s...

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Zombie Mayhem in The Walking Dead Season 3 Trailer
7/14/12
By Staff Writter

“Fight the dead. Fear the Living.” That’s the ominous tagline for the third season of AMC’s hit show The Walking Dead, which had a big Hall H panel Friday afternoon at San Diego Comic-Con 2012. The brand new trailer for the sure-to-...

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Steven Tyler to leave 'American Idol'
7/13/12
By Alan Bailey
From Yahoo.com:

There goes the fun! It’s official: Steven Tyler is leaving “American Idol” and will return to being an actual rock idol, Fox confirmed. The Aerosmith frontman served as a judge during the 10th and 11th seasons of the reality...

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The Beatles; UK's Biggest Selling Singles Act
6/4/12
By Bob Vincent
From NME

The Beatles have been named the biggest selling singles act in the UK, since charts began 60 years ago in 1952. The Fab Four pushed Elvis Presley into second place and Cliff Richard into third, in a new list compiled by the Official Charts Co...

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The Future of Community Colleges May Hinge on Passing of Brown’s Tax Measure
6/4/12

It’s no exaggeration to say that if the Brown tax measure placed on the November election ballot fails, higher education, specifically at the community college level in California might be doomed.

by: Josue Gamez
From: walnut.patch.com

What will it mean in prog...
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Steven Tyler Buys World's Fastest Car
5/30/12
By Bob Vincent
From Today.com

Steven Tyler clearly prefers life in the fast lane. The “American Idol” judge and Aerosmith frontman added to his rewarding year by buying the world’s fastest street-legal car, a $1.1 million hand-built convertible kno...

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How Tim Cook, Apple Can Revolutionize Television
5/30/12
By: Josue Gamez
From: News.yahoo.com

Apple (AAPL) abhors new product leaks. The world's only half a trillion dollar market cap company makes product announcements on the largest possible stage. The agonizing wait for details reduces analysts and Apple devotees to meticulously p...

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David Lee Roth Explains Postponed Van Halen Tour Dates
5/21/12
by Kenny James
from Rollingstone.com:


David Lee Roth posted a video this weekend explaining the mysteriously postponed dates on Van Halen's tour. As Rolling Stone reported Thursday, the band abruptly postponed all the tour dates after their July 26th show ...

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Donna Summer, Dead at 63
5/17/12
By:  Ryan Mau
From:  tmz.com

Donna Summer -- the Queen of Disco -- died this morning after a battle with cancer ... TMZ has learned. 


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Q&A: Gin Blossoms' Wilson on Riding the Nineties Nostalgia Wave
5/7/12
 by Kenny James
From: RollingStone.com:

Nineties music nostalgia has been a profitable business for quite some time, but this summer it's reaching new levels. Stone Temple Pilots will perform their debut LP Core straight through in celebration of the disc's 20th anniversar...

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Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys dead
5/4/12
By: Waffles
Source: MSN

Adam Yauch, one-third of the pioneering hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, has died at the ...

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Hunger Games Barbie
4/9/12

By Bob Vincent
From Huffington Post

We told you last month that — whether you like it or not — Mattel is turning The Hunger Games‘ Katniss Everdeen into a Barbie doll.

Now, EW is happy to share the exclusive first look at the iconic heroine a...
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Good or Bad Race Weekend in Fontana?
3/25/12
By Staff Writer

NASCAR has come and gone to So Cal for 2012. And when it does comes to So Cal once a year, everyone stands up and notices. Weather your a fan or not, it effects everyone in some way. Weather it be the world famous traffic, or the lack of people around town on Sunday or...

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Stewart wins Rain-shortened Fontana
3/25/12
By Staff Writer

Tony Stewart has the right car all day long and made all the right moves at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, including a last minute fake job to pit road that kept the #14 Chevy in the lead and the clouds opened in Fontana and ended the cup race 70 laps short which allow...

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LA Council Urges Curbs On Derogatory Radio Speech
3/22/12
By: Waffles
Source: SFGate.com 
City: Los Angeles, CA

The City Council called on TV and radio broadcasters Wednesday to keep their hosts from s...

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Marilyn Manson & Johnny Depp to cover Carly Simon
3/20/12
By Bob Vincent
From Huffington Post

Marilyn Manson and Johnny Depp have teamed up to cover Carly Simon's 1972 hit "You're So Vain," HuffPost Entertainment exclusively reports. The controversial singer and eccentric actor have long been friends. Depp invited Manson to...

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'Soul Train' creator Don Cornelius Dead At 75
2/1/12

By Bob Vincent
From LATimes.com

 A family member of Don Cornelius arrived at his Mulholland Drive home in Encino on Wednesday morning and found the "Soul Train" creator with a gunshot wound to the head, authorities said. He was rushed to Cedars Sinai Medical ...
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Penn St. legend Joe Paterno dies at 85
1/22/12
By: Waffles
Source: msn.foxsports.com

Joe Paterno, the iconic former Penn State football coach whose legend was tarnished when he was fired in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, has died, his family confirmed Su...

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Legendary Jock, Johnnie Otis, Dead At 90
1/20/12

By Bob Vincent
From Los Angeles Times

Pioneering rhythm-and-blues singer, songwriter, drummer, bandleader and disc jockey Johnny Otis made the kind of conscious life choice early on that few people have the inclination, or circumstance, to carry out.
Born white, the s...
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Legendary blues singer Etta James dies in California
1/20/12
 By: Waffles
Source: MTV.com

Etta James, the legendary singer whose career spanned six decades (and just as many musical genres) and whose voice has influenced everyone from Janis Joplin and Bonnie Raitt to Chri...

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Bill Trumbull Dead At 77
1/11/12
By: Waffles
Source: The Washington Post

Bill Trumbull, who regaled Washington’s radio audiences for two decades as co-host of an easy-going and top-rated afternoon program, died of respiratory failur...

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Peter Frampton Finds Long-Lost Guitar
1/6/12

By Bob Vincent
From The New York Times

Peter Frampton has been reunited with the Gibson electric guitar he played on “Frampton Comes Alive,” three decades after it was presumed destroyed in a plane crash.
 
It turns out the guitar did not burn ...
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MtRock Staff wins at Big IBS
3/23/11

By Staff Writter

On March 12, 2011, a handful of MtRockRadio.com and Audio8ball.com Djs and staff flew to New York city to attended the 71st annual IBS International College Radio and Webcasting Conference. It was the fi...
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We are LIVE
2/28/11
On Monday Feburary 28, 2011 at 11:03am PT, a new chapter in the Mt San Antonio College Radio Program begun, as the all new MtRockRadio.com Launched!

MtRockRadio.com plays the Best Rock from todays hits, all the way back to the 1950s. Its over 60 years of Rock and R...

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