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Luke of Born Ruffians Chats New Music, Elton John and Becoming a Movie Star
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Born Ruffians are headed back to the City of Champions to play a show at the Starlite Room on May 1. Their frontman Luke called into SONiC to chat about international fans, full English breakfasts and what it was like to have Peter and Leah of July Talk directing their music videos. Listen and re...
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LISTEN: This Edmonton Teen Just Bowled A Perfect Game With 12 Strikes in a Row For a Score of 300
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This Edmonton teen has struck bowling glory. Meet Garrett Wong. He achieved an incredibly rare feat this past Saturday by bowling 12 strikes in a row for a perfect game with a score of 300. It all went down during the Ed’s Bowling Youth League Championship at West Ed Mall. So we chatted wit...
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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 at 8pm and Tuesdays at 11pm. 1. Mike Shinoda &#...
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SONiC Rock Door Guesses
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th 2018 Christy guessed “Mother Mother – Hayloft” The Sonic Rock Door is worth: $432. Win Mother Mother tickets win or lose this week! Previous Guesses: Nirvana – About A Girl Rural Alberta Advantage – Brother Cage The Elephant Come A Little Closer Bob Moses – ...
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Leonardo DiCaprio & Brad Pitt Join Tarantino’s New Project
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Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming film finally has a name – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Production hasn’t even started on the film, but there’s already massive hype surrounding it. In November 2017, Tarantino announced his plan to move forward with an anthology film set in 1...
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LISTEN: New Music From Mike Shinoda
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Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda has released his first official single since the passing of his bandmate Chester Bennington. On June 15th, Shinoda will release “Post-Traumatic”, an LP that shares a name with the online-only EP he released earlier this year.  Talking about the new alb...
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WATCH: Trailer Released For VENOM
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A couple months ago a trailer was released for VENOM…but didnt show what Venom will actually look like. That has now changed, and I couldn’t be more excited! Tom Hardy stars in this movie that looks like it’ll be pretty sweet. Its out in October. Check it! – Bryce
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SONiC Rock Door Guesses
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rd 2018 Casi guessed “Rural Alberta Advantage – Brother.” The Sonic Rock Door is worth: $412. Win Mother Mother tickets win or lose this week! Previous Guesses: Cage The Elephant Come A Little Closer Bob Moses – Tearing Me Up Cold War Kids – First Beck – Loser ...
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SONiC Rock Door Guesses
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rd 2018 Casi guessed “Rural Alberta Advantage – Brother.” The Sonic Rock Door is worth: $412. Win Mother Mother tickets win or lose this week! Previous Guesses: Cage The Elephant Come A Little Closer Bob Moses – Tearing Me Up Cold War Kids – First Beck – Loser ...
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The First Line on Arctic Monkeys’ New Album Is About The Strokes
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Arctic Monkeys release their upcoming album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino on May 11. According to an album bio featured in an event listing, the record opens with Alex Turner singing about the Strokes. The album’s first track, “Star Treatment” begins with the line, “I just...
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