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ROCK 97.9 Live On Location

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

United Furniture

1pm-5pm

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Peter Pond Mall

11am-1pm

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LISTEN: Tape II Tape Podcast NHL Draft Lottery Special

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On this live edition of the Sportsnet podcast, Ryan Dixon and special co-host Gare Joyce break down the NHL Draft Lottery, which teams landed which picks and the players who are the best fits for those teams.

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SEE: Brush Fire In Timberlea/Parsons Creek

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Shape Our Destiny! Tell us what you want to hear!

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All of the Rogers Radio Group rock stations want to make sure they are playing the best ROCK music on the radio.  So, we are asking you to tell us which songs we should be playing on your local ROCK station. It’s a MASSIVE music survey, so we have lined up some mega prizes you could win!

  • AUTOGRAPHED CHEAP TRICK GUITAR
  • Five $100 CASH PRIZES

The More Songs You Rate, The More Chances You Have To Win! For every 50 songs you rate, you get a ballot.  Complete the survey & we’ll double your ballots to 28! The music on this survey encompasses many genres and eras – you’ll hear music we play right now, used to play or are looking to play and most importantly – YOUR opinion will be heard!

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Neil Young’s New Album Mixes Live Tracks With Animal Sounds

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Neil_Young_-_Per_Ole_HagenNeil Young has announced a new album called Earth that will incorporate animal sounds into live performances. “We made a live record and every creature on the planet seemed to show up,“ Young wrote on Facebook yesterday about the 11-track project, which drops on June 17. “Suddenly all the living things of Earth were in the audience going crazy. Then they took over the stage, letting their wild sounds mingle…Earth’s creatures let loose. There were bee breakdowns, bird breakdowns and yes, even Wall Street breakdowns.“ Has Neil been sampling nature’s finest herb?

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How to get fired as a weather-person!

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LISTEN: Brand New Blink 182!

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The new single from Blink-182′s forthcoming album “Bored to Death” was released today…


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AC/DC and Axl’s take on things….so far

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With AC/DC heading across the pond for some tour dates, British ticket services are offering refunds to those who don’t want to see Axl Rose perform in the stead of Brian Johnson who was forced to stop touring or face total hearing loss.

And more news is coming forward that before Axl secured his gig with AC/DC over the course of his two auditions, other auditions included former Skid Row front-man Sebastian Bach and Nic Cester of the Australian band Jet.

So far, fan reaction to Rose replacing Johnson — even temporarily — has been largely negative but here’s what Axl thinks of the tour so far.


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7 Year Old Girl Riding on Back of Motorcycle

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Mallory Torres via Facebook/WMC Action News5

Mallory Torres via Facebook/WMC Action News5

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Eddie Vedder and Trent Reznor Cast in Twin Peaks Revival

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EddieVedderTwin Peaks creator David Lynch has included Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder in the cast of Showtime’s upcoming revival of the cult series. Vedder’s not the only rocker among the massive cast of 217 that was unveiled yesterday, as Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails will also appear. Along with most of the original cast, A-listers like Naomi Watts, Michael Cera, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Monica Bellucci, Laura Dern, Tim Roth, and Ashley Judd also have roles in the revival, which will premiere sometime in 2017.

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Cornell Pays Tribute to Prince

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The celebrity tributes to Prince keep pouring in. Chris Cornell posted this stripped down cover of Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U.”

Check out what Chris had to say about Prince here

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