LISTENER OF THE DAY

WEBER ALBUM OF THE WEEK

Montrose © Montrose, Warner Bros. Records [Fair Use]

Montrose – Montrose

Montrose is the debut album by Montrose released in 1973 on the Warner Bros. label. It was produced by Ted Templeman. The album marks the recording debut of vocalist Sammy Hagar, who would later achieve international success as a solo artist and member of Van Halen. After having done session work for various musicians including…

584836-351251.jpg

Sammy Hagar’s Top Rock Countdown: Playlist for December 9, 2018

All Along The Watchtower – The Jimi Hendrix Experience All Apologies – Nirvana All We Need Is An Island – Sammy Hagar Nothing At All – Heart Free For All – Ted Nugent Gimme All Your Lovin’ – ZZ Top Nothing Is Easy – Jethro Tull All Of My Love – Led Zeppelin All Night…

Paranoid © Black Sabbath, Vertigo Records [Fair Use]

7th Day: December 9, 2018

This week on the 7th Day we feature albums by Black Sabbath, Three Doors Down, George Harrison, Judas Priest, U2, and Triumph

Greta Van Fleet performs to a sold out crowd at The Pageant on August 1, 2018

Greta Van Fleet sets new airplay record in Canada

Greta Van Fleet has set a new airplay record on Canadian radio, according to Consequence Of Sound. The band’s current single, “When The Curtain Falls,” has spent 13 weeks at Number One on rock radio in the Great White North, following similar stretches in the top spot by previous singles “Highway Tune” and “Safari Song.” The three…

Portrait of British musician John Lennon (1940 - 1980) (center) and his wife, artist and musician Yoko Ono (extreme left) as they attend an unspecified rally in Hyde Park, London, England, 1975.

John Lennon remembered

Saturday (December 8th) marks the 38th anniversary of John Lennon‘s death. As is the custom every year, several hundred fans are expected to stand vigil for Lennon across the street from the Dakota building in Central Park’s Strawberry Fields. The triangular patch of land was designated by the city of New York in 1984 to celebrate…

The Buzzcocks performing at The Venue, London 1979 (l-r) Steve Dibble, Pete Shelley.

Pete Shelley of The Buzzcocks, dies at 63

Pete Shelley, lead singer of iconic punk rock band The Buzzcocks, died on Thursday (December 6th) at 63 of a suspected heart attack. A native of Leigh, England, Shelley formed the Buzzcocks in 1975 after seeing the Sex Pistols perform in London. The band self-released its first EP, Spiral Scratch, in 1977 before issuing a string of celebrated and…

Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and Tommy Thayer of Kiss perform at Gamers' Choice Awards 2018 at Fonda Theater on December 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

Gene Simmons’ mother dies at 92

Gene Simmons‘ mother, Flora “Florence” Klein, has died at the age of 92. Simmons’ wife Shannon Tweed announced the news on her Facebook page, posting a tribute, saying, “Rest in peace my dear Flora. The best grandma and mother in law I could ask for. You were loved and you will be missed.” Simmons posted a message on…

Bob Seger of Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet band performs in concert at The Palace of Auburn Hills on April 11, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Bob Seger adds new dates to farewell tour

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band have just tagged five new 2019 stops onto their farewell tour. Tickets for new dates in Las Vegas, Nevada; Sunrise and Tampa, Florida; Saginaw, Michigan; and Bossier City, Louisiana go on sale on Friday, December 14th at 10 a.m. local time. Seger and the band kicked off their “Roll…

John Cougar performs live in 1977.

John Mellencamp is back with ‘Other People’s Stuff’

John Mellencamp returns today (December 7th) with his 24th album, Other People’s Stuff. The album, which includes covers of older material recorded over the course of his career, includes such highlights as the well-worn civil rights anthem “Keep Your Eyes On The Prize,” Merle Travis‘ song “Dark As A Dungeon,” and the great American ballad, “Wreck Of The…

KSHE Court Logo

KSHE Court: Faces on Billboards

Today’s BURNING question has to do with real estate agents and their big ol’ mugs on their billboards, cars and pretty much anywhere their business is being promoted… but is this a good thing? ‘Should real estate agents put their faces on their billboards?’  THE KSHE COURT HAS SPOKEN

@ LOD Graphic

Paul Vivian

Congratulations to Paul Vivian from Concord, MO, our “Listener of the Day”

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones warily eye the Hells Angels onstage at The Altamont Speedway on December 6, 1969 in Livermore, California.

Flashback: The Rolling Stones perform 1969 Altamont Speedway concert

It was 49 years ago today (December 6th, 1969) that the Rolling Stones held their ill-fated free concert at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California. The bill, which also included Santana, the Jefferson Airplane, the Flying Burrito Brothers, and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, is mainly remembered for the violence instigated by the Hell’s Angels motorcycle gang, whom the Stones had hired…

Bassist Duff McKagan of Guns and Roses performs on stage during the MusiCares Concert For Recovery presented by Amazon Music at the Showbox on May 10, 2018 in Seattle, Washington.

Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan working on solo album

Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan is putting the finishing touches on a solo album that he will release in 2019. McKagan began recording the LP in March with producer Shooter Jennings, writing and recording in between legs of Guns N’ Roses lengthy “Not In This Lifetime” reunion tour. McKagan has not released a solo album since 1993’s Believe In…

Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell on Stage

Book on Chris Cornell coming in 2020

A new book on late Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell, titled Total F**king Godhead: The Biography Of Chris Cornell, will arrive in 2020. The author, Rolling Stone and Billboard writer Corbin Reiff, announced the news in a series of tweets, saying, “I’ve spent the last year conducting interviews and doing research and can’t even begin to describe how excited I am to kick the tires…