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Foo Fighters announce Super Saturday Night performance at Super Bowl with wacky video
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It’s no secret that the Foo are some of the hardest rockers around. They’re also the goofiest. In the Dave Grohl directed video, the band announced that they’ll perform as part of the Super Bowl festivities on Feburary 2. The entire perfomance will be streamed on Twitter at 9pm ...
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Billie Joe Armstrong teases ‘Dookie’-themed guitar pedal
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Green Day’s third album Dookie turns a whopping 25 years old in 2019, and to celebrate, the band is teasing some pretty cool equiptment. Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong shared a photo of a guitar pedal with Dookie‘s album artwork. He captioned the photo, “Anyone going to NAMM?R...
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3 Songs You Need To Hear This Week
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Check out all the new music of the week with Your First Listen! Hosted by SONiC Music Director Brandy Taylor, get the scoop from your favourite artists on their latest work and discover new songs from upcoming artists. Your First Listen airs Sundays and Tuesdays at 10pm. 1. Dear Rouge – ...
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Miley Cyrus honors Chris Cornell with powerful performance of ‘Say Hello 2 Heaven’
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Last week, Foo Fighters, Metallica, Soundgarden and more were on hand to honor Chris Cornell at the I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell benefit in Los Angeles. Throughout the five hour concert, artists of all genres sang Cornell’s songs. Among them, Miley Cyrus, who belted out Temp...
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LISTEN: Lauren Talks With the Edmonton Police Officer Who Changed Someone’s Tire in Freezing -20 Weather
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A great story has gone viral of an Edmonton Police Officer who changed a man’s tire in freezing cold -20 weather yesterday!     The picture was captured by reddit user minimum_thrust who spotted the YEG officer “changing someone’s tire in -20c. Let’s give some lo...
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LISTEN: Local Couple Opens Arcade in Their Garage
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LISTEN: Local Couple Opens Arcade in Their Garage
This is so cool! Matthew Russell and his wife have spent a long time collection classic arcade games. So far they have 160+ in their possession. Some are in working order, some still need a bit of work but the collection has grown to the point that they want to share it with the public. […]
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SONiC Rock Door Guesses
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th 2019 Marlin guessed “The Tragically Hip – Locked In The Trunk Of A Car.” The Sonic Rock Door is worth: $832. Win Arkells tickets all week just for playing! Previous Guesses: The Black Keys – Fever Said The Whale – UnAmerican Weezer – Hash Pipe Fountains of W...
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SONiC Rock Door Guesses
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th 2019 Marlin guessed “The Tragically Hip – Locked In The Trunk Of A Car.” The Sonic Rock Door is worth: $832. Win Arkells tickets all week just for playing! Previous Guesses: The Black Keys – Fever Said The Whale – UnAmerican Weezer – Hash Pipe Fountains of W...
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Ancient gig, brah! Red Hot Chili Peppers to play at the Great Pyramid in Egypt
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New year, new insane gig for the Chili Peppers. On Wednesday, the band announced plans to perform at the Great Pyramid of Giza, aka one of the Seven Wonders of the World. !!! Red Hot Chili Peppers are pleased to perform in Giza, Egypt at The Great Pyramids of Giza on March 15, 2019. Tickets [R...
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Hozier announces new album
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IT’S OFFICIAL! Hozier will release his second album Wasteland, Baby!  on March 1. I'm thrilled to announce my new album #WastelandBaby will be released on March 1st and you can now listen to a new song called Almost. https://t.co/a3jeHWauiA pic.twitter.com/cTxBeW9MyR — Hozier (@Ho...
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