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Is Miggy Moving?!?

Per the Detroit News, a company affiliated with Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera paid $3.2 million dollars for a gated estate across from Lake St. Clair in Gross Point Farms.  The 11,176 square-foot mansion has six bedrooms and seven bathrooms, because when you only have six bedrooms there's a good chance someone may need…

September 2nd 2015 Dave & Chuck The Freak Podcast (Part 2)

Dave and Chuck talk about a new fear camp that includes camping and 12 hours of terror, a dude who appeared in a news interview hiding a rack of rips, a lotto winner who received an I-O-U instead of $250,000, a college student that got his dong stuck in a shampoo bottle, bad male grooming…
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Bruce Dickinson Says HPV Caused His Tongue Cancer

Iron Maiden’s new album The Book of Souls, which is coming out this Friday (September 4th), was pushed back originally due to Bruce Dickinson’s diagnosis and treatment of tongue cancer, and apparently, it was caused by human papillomavirus (HPV.)

Billie Joe Armstrong Not Happy With Lack Of Rock At VMAs

After MTV revealed the nominees for “Best Rock Video” for the 2015 VMAs, we kind of assumed they didn’t care much for most of today’s rock artists.  (You know…because there wasn’t a true rock act represented.)  Considering this, we weren’t expecting much on the rock front from the “prestigious” award show, but Billie Joe Armstrong…

Great summer of concerts coming to a close.

It's been another stellar year for shows here in Detroit Rock City. From the 10 sold out Kid Rock shows, to the Foo Fighters. Motley Crue to Slipknot. It's tough to pick a favorite. Who knows, maybe Van Halen or AC/DC will top them all coming up in the next week. Can you name a…

Detroit's Fisher Building Turns 87!

The Fisher Building is definitely an iconic part of Detroit's history and today it's celebrating its 87th birthday! There's a ton of cool things inside the Fisher Building like mosaics, art, a giant bronze shield plus, there's an UNDERGROUND TUNNEL! If you've never been in the Fisher Building, I highly suggest you check it out! There's…

Arts, Beats and Eats!

Hey! I'm so excited for this weekend in Royal Oak! It's the last weekend of summer and the WRIF is planning to rock! You can join us on "RIFF Avenue" and watch live broadcasts and enjoy some great food! There will be tons of bands rocking out including Cheap Trick and Puddle of Mudd at…

September 1st 2015 Dave & Chuck The Freak Podcast (Part 2)

Dave and Chuck talk about a woman accused of stealing sausage and selling it at her local gas stations, a man suffering from constipation for 10 years had an 11lb. Log of poop stuck in his colon, a dude that witnessed a unicorn with a knife chasing a man in a cemetery, the effects of…
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September 1st 2015 Dave & Chuck The Freak Podcast (Part 1)

Dave and Chuck talk about an idiot criminal who butt dialed 911 while breaking into cars, a guy that donates his poop to be made into medicine, words that women hate to hear, a dude whose condo was rented out on Airbnb without him knowing, President Obama to be on “Running Wild” with Bear Grylls,…
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Wes Craven - R.I.P.

By now you've probably heard of the passing of Wes Craven. One of the best in the horror genre. Of course he's known best for the "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" series. I can remember as a kid going to see "Freddy" at the theater. The character is so iconic you only need to…

Vacation Time......Pure Michigan!

After the Foo Fighters concert on Monday I took the rest of the week off. I had to work Saturday so I decided to stay in-state and go visit the western side of Michigan. My question to you is, if someone had only a few days, where in Michigan would you tell them to go?…

Royal Blood Debut New Song

Royal Blood are looking to follow-up their successful self-titled debut album at some point in the near future, and while they’ve been touring pretty much non-stop for the past couple of years, they managed to write some new material and debuted it at the Reading Festival this past weekend.

August 31st 2015 Dave & Chuck The Freak Podcast (Part 2)

Dave and Chuck talk about a woman that caused a disturbance during a flight when staff locked her cat in the bathroom, a Governor that wants a wall separating USA and Canada, Donald Trump chooses his campaign song, a Mexican guy with the worlds biggest penis, Hulk Hogan apologizes, when have you encountered an uninvited…
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New FFDP Album Now Streaming

Five Finger Death Punch's new album, Got Your Six, isn't out until Friday (September 4), but fans can preview the new release, which is streaming in its entirety.

August 31st 2015 Dave & Chuck The Freak Podcast (Part 1)

Dave and Chuck talk about a drunk guy that was killed trying to moon traffic, vehicles people think are the most obnoxious on the road, a man that had a cockroach and twenty-five bodies in his bar, Kanye West announces that he will run for president in 2020, Wes Craven passed away, police in Missouri…
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Steve Black's 1,500 show milestone.

Several milestones will take place for me this weekend as the 1,500th show that I have written and produced for syndication airs across the nation.  It all started in 2004 with the Chop Shop, then I expanded to add Chop Shop Classic in 2006. in 2010 I teamed up with Pierre Robert of WMMR to add Classic…