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On the Radar, week of 5/25

On the Radar, week of 5/25

Robert England Goood morning everybody!  Being a three day holiday, we’ll just get right to the music.  Not much change for a good portion of the whole chart on a three-day weekend.  Breaking Benjamin “Failure” remains at #1, with just a tiny bit of erosion. I’m looking forward to hearing the ...

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Rock On The Range Thanks The Rock Community for Continued Support

“In late 2006, Danny Wimmer and I flew to Columbus Ohio for two reasons.  One, to meet with the Crew Stadium and solidify the venue for Rock On The Range and two, to meet the Program Director of the rock radio station in Columbus.  Those were the two meetings we ...

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On The Radar, 5/18

"Another Amazing Rock On The Range! Thank You Gary Spivack, Danny Wimmer, Clay Busch, Melissa Hughes, Chamie McCurry, Joe Litvag and all the great radio who work their ass off in the press tent. On The Radar will return next week as I’m still at the Rock On The Range ...

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Welcome to the Rock On The Range Selfie Scavenger Hunt Challenge!

With the cast of characters at this festival, we thought it was only appropriate that we celebrate people that are truly unforgettable… Post your treasures to RadioContraband facebook and use the hashtag #ROTRthehunt.  - Shirtless rocker - A person with a Crayola- red sunburn- Drunk person crying and/or throwing up before ...

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Five Finger Death Punch Confirm New Album Title ‘Got Your Six’

Five Finger Death Punch have announced big news about their upcoming album. In an interview with Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3 (seen above), the band revealed Got Your Six as title of their sixth studio album, which is expected to be released later this summer. The phrase “got ...

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GODSMACK

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Republic

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SEETHER

Nobody Praying For Me

Bicycle Music/Concord

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ALL THAT REMAINS

For You

Razor & Tie

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HALESTORM

Amen

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SAINT ASONIA

Better Place

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Wherever You Go

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MOTIONLESS IN WHITE

Unstoppable

Fearless

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ARANDA

Don't Wake Me

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Heavy Is The Head f/C. Cornell

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1932

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THEORY OF A DEADMAN

Angel

Roadrunner/RRP

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6

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ROYAL BLOOD

Little Monster

Black Mammoth/WBR

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1319

4

4

5

SLASH

Bent To Fly

Dik Hayd/Caroline

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5

5

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THREE DAYS GRACE

Human Race

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BRING ME THE HORIZON

Drown

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Follow Me Down

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Take It Back

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BRING ME THE HORIZON

Drown

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NOTHING MORE

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Nobody Praying For Me

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Angel

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Heavy Is The Head f/C. Cornell

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Wrong Side Of Heaven

Prospect Park

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OFFSPRING

Coming For You

Time Bomb

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129

1

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6

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Follow Me Down

Razor & Tie

122

149

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7

FOO FIGHTERS

Congregation

RCA

116

125

6

8

8

TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT

Take It Back

Fantasy/CMG

110

112

9

10

9

THEORY OF A DEADMAN

Angel

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Editorial

On the Radar, week of 5/25

Posted May 25th, 2015 by beatrixd and filed in Editorial
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canvasRobert England

Goood morning everybody!  Being a three day holiday, we’ll just get right to the music.  Not much change for a good portion of the whole chart on a three-day weekend.  Breaking Benjamin “Failure” remains at #1, with just a tiny bit of erosion. I’m looking forward to hearing the rest of the record, “Dark Before Dawn,” to be released June 23.  I got to spend a few minutes with the band in the press tent at Rock on the Range.  Very, very cool guys.  Zac Brown Band, “Heavy is the Head f/Chris Cornell” is still in power rotation with many of you- the track’s position is at #2 this week.  Theory of A Deadman “Angel” remains at #3, Royal Blood “Little Monster” moves 6 to 4*, up an additional 49 spins.  Slash “Bent to Fly” slips from 4 to 5. Continue Reading »

Industry Profiles

Right Place at The Right Time with Johnny Thrash

Posted April 27th, 2015 by beatrixd and filed in Industry Profiles
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thrashI’m the ultimate example of being in the right place at the right time. I didn’t start in radio until November 2008, when I got a job here at KBZS as a board op, after answering an ad that I had heard on the station. After a couple of months, they put me on weekends and on March 1, 2009, I started tracking Middays full-time.

I worked as a shipping manager at the time, so I would come in and track my next day’s show, do barter, etc. after work. I stayed busy as hell, but no matter what, I appreciated the opportunity I had been given and gladly accepted any assignment from the PD or OM…even when it was to board op a Gospel show on our AM station every Sunday morning at 7. Needless to say, I suffered through a lot of hangovers behind that board but it all paid off when the PD who hired me moved on and I was offered the position. I took over as PD and moved to afternoons on March 1, 2010 and have been here since. Continue Reading »

News

Rock On The Range Thanks The Rock Community for Continued Support

Posted May 20th, 2015 by beatrixd and filed in News
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7429b1ab-4290-4da6-a0ea-7226a7def138“In late 2006, Danny Wimmer and I flew to Columbus Ohio for two reasons.  One, to meet with the Crew Stadium and solidify the venue for Rock On The Range and two, to meet the Program Director of the rock radio station in Columbus.  Those were the two meetings we took on a cold October day back in 2006…that’s it.  The venue and the local rock radio station.  We met with Hal Fish of The Blitz on this day as we KNEW in order to pull off the idea of producing a major destination ROCK festival it was crucial to get the support of the in-market rock station. Simply put—Rock On The Range would be nothing….NOTHING without rock radio.   Continue Reading »

Tour Announcements

Deftones, Incubus announce summer co-headlining tour

Posted April 16th, 2015 by beatrixd and filed in Tour Announcements
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Deftones__Incubus_-_Summer_Tour_2015_(620-400)Deftones and Incubus have announced that they will be embarking on a co-headlining tour this summer. Support will come from both Death From Above 1979 and the Bots. Tickets for all shows go on sale April 24, unless otherwise noted below.

Incubus will drop their latest effort, an EP called Trust Fall (Side A), on May 12 with plans to release its Side B sometime later this year. Deftones have said they plan to release a new album this year, as well.

Dates: Continue Reading »

Artist Profiles

Aranda

Posted January 21st, 2015 by beatrixd and filed in Artist Profiles
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arandaListening to hard-hitting rock band Aranda is explosive — like combining Woodstock with hearing the blast of an atom bomb — it’s an experience!

Brothers Dameon and Gabe Aranda have been writing and playing music together since they were kids. Music has always been a major force in their lives. Continue Reading »

NEW VIDEO

New Years Day – Defame Me (Official Music Video)

Posted May 12th, 2015 by admin and filed in NEW VIDEO