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Foo Fighters top Voodoo Music Experience lineup

Foo Fighters are one of the headlining acts announced for the 2014 edition of the Voodoo Music and Arts Experience, set to take place at City Park in New Orleans from October 31st to November 2nd. They'll be joined by fellow headliners Arctic Monkeys, Skrillex and Outkast, as well as dozens of other international, national…

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Elton John salutes Casey Kasem in concert

Elton John — a longtime Top 40 junkie paid tribute to recently departed America’s Top 40 host Casey Kasem during his appearance at the Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. Rolling Stone reported on June 15th, prior to launching into his 1974 classic "Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me," Elton told the crowd, "I'm…

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Glen Lowery

Name: Glen Lowery From: Imperial, MO  Works at: Browning Arms  Glen started listening to KSHE in 1974. Glen likes that KSHE hasn’t changed. KSHE is the only station Glen will listen to.    KSHE songs that get Glen through the day: The Amboy Dukes: Journey to the Center of the Mind Led Zeppelin: Stairway to Heaven Sammy Hagar:…

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Van Halen’s stripper invasion

From the first time I set the needle down on Van Halen’s debut album, I knew we’d struck gold. The band’s raw power jumped out of the speakers. Their songs grabbed you by the ears and refused to let go. Van Halen commanded your attention—no, they demanded it. The rock radio jocks at KISW in…

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Loverboy returning with first original studio in eight years

Loverboy is back with its first all new original album since 2007, with Unfinished Business set for release on July 15th. Ultimate Classic Rock guitarist Paul Dean explained that sessions for the album were a world away from the studio-heavy months spent recording 1985’s Lovin’ Every Minute Of It, saying, "We practically lived at Little…

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Don Henley believes that bands are not democracies

Don Henley believes that the key to a successful band is understanding that it’s not a democracy. Henley, who, along with the rest of the Eagles are currently on tour in the UK, spoke to Australia's News.com (News.com.au), and explained, "You cannot take four or five creative people who have egos and creative desires and…

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Yoko Ono inks major deal for new John Lennon merchandise

Get ready for some new John Lennon merchandise to hit the streets very soon, according to Beatlefan magazine. Lennon's widow and executor of his estate, Yoko Ono, has inked a new deal for global branding, licensing and rights management with Epic Rights to serve as the worldwide licensing agent to "develop an innovative global branding…

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Billy Joel joins fight against illegal ivory sale

Billy Joel has stepped out to support his friend, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s bill to restrict the market for ivory articles and rhinoceros horns. LongIsland.com quoted Cuomo as saying: "The illegal ivory trade has no place in New York State, and we will not stand for individuals who violate the law by supporting it.…

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Max Weinberg auctioning a week in his Italian villa to benefit synagogue

E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg is auctioning off a week's stay at his and wife Becky’s private Tuscan villa to benefit his childhood synagogue, Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange, New Jersey. Backstreets.com reported that Weinberg, who was Bar Mitzvah’d at the synagogue back in 1964, will be on hand at the auction on…

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David P. Kuncio

Name: David P. Kuncio  From: Overland, MO Works at: David is a Groundskeeper at The Pavilion David has been listening to KSHE since he moved to the area in 2002. David likes U-Man and Lern, Favazz and Mike Doran. He also likes the Klassics Show and Free Ticket Fridays. He says the KSHE DJs get him through…

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Paul McCartney and the girl in the black beret

Kelley was a nineteen-year-old who was suffering from brain cancer. She’d endured rounds of treatment, but the disease continued to spread. When doctors run out of options, they often call the Make-A-Wish Foundation and ask them to step in. When they asked Kelley, “What would you like more than anything in the world?” she responded,…

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“Paul is dead” was just the beginning

It's 1970 and Beatle fans around the world eagerly comb the album covers and listen to Beatle songs forward and backward, trying to find hidden “clues” that might lead to a logical solution or confirmation to the rumor that “Paul is dead.” When two college radio DJ's join the search, they learn what the clues…

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Ozzy Osbourne to voice character on ‘Bubble Guppies’

Ozzy Osbourne is set to guest star on an upcoming episode of the Nickelodeon pre-school kids' series Bubble Guppies, according to Rolling Stone. The Black Sabbath singer will provide the voice for Sid Fishy, described as a "rock and roll fish who loves being rotten." Sid apparently sports a red mohawk, eyebrow and fin rings…

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Glastonbury founder defends decision to have Metallica headline

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis is defending his decision to have Metallica headline the U.K. event, making them the first metal act to do so in the show's 44-year history. Eavis told the BBC, "There's no other band in the whole history of the festival that has been so keen to play, they will do…