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Slipknot - tonight!

I'll be broadcasting today inside the Arbor room at DTE. Stop by before the show and say hi if you get the chance. I'm super excited to see the show tonight. I was on vacation when Corey Taylor came through town a few weeks back on his spoken word/acoustic tour. I'm a big fan of…

Mo Pop Wraps Up A Successful Weekend in Detroit

Last weekend, Mo Pop took over the brand new West Riverfront Park, and in my opinion, it was a huge success!  As someone who lives downtown, that open space has been my own personal playground for years, and it was truly amazing to witness what became of it. Music fans from all over came to…

LIST: Rock Stars and Their Causes

Today is Papa Roach frontman Jacoby Shaddix’s birthday. Aside from being a rock star, Shaddix also is heavily involved in charity work. In honor of his birthday, we take a look at other rockers who put their money where their mouths are.

July 28th 2015 Dave & Chuck The Freak Podcast (Part 2)

Dave and Chuck about a pilot in trouble for having a sexy model sit on his lap and play with the airplane controls in the cockpit, a creepy clown hanging out at a cemetery, a woman who discovers cremated remains aren't her husbands, a phantom golf hole pooper on the loose, the craziest thing your…
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July 28th 2015 Dave & Chuck The Freak Podcast (Part 1)

Dave and Chuck talk about a streaker at a local grocery store, a woman banned from Walmart for life because of her shoplifting, a duded harassing people parking in handicapped spots at Starbucks, Conan O'Brien being sued for stealing jokes off Twitter, two idiot criminals busted for DUI driving the same car, the sexiest thing…
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Wes Scantlin and Layne Staley news.

A couple thing happened in rock today. One was not so surprising and the other was...kinda. Not so surprising is Wes Scantlin from Puddle of Mudd leading police on a 100m.p.h. car chase then being arrested for alleged DWI. According to reports he blew a .310! Yikes. I've met him a few times and he's…

Another great Rock Doc.

"RUSH:Beyond The Lighted Stage" I know this one is about 5 years old, but I've never seen the whole thing. After getting in late Saturday and wired from the Harley ride home, I decided to turn this one on. Rush is almost one of those bands that you take for granted. But you soon realize…

Great Rock Documentaries.

I've watched a couple pretty good documentaries over the last couple of weeks. The first one was "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon".   For those of you who don't know who Shep Gordon is, you're not alone. I didn't know who he was either. He's a talent manager of some pretty big names. Alice Cooper,…

YouTube Image Test

We now have code enabled that has a feature image automatically created for them with a thumbnail of the video directly from the video provider. It works great and is a great time saver for the DJs and promotions teams. The best part is that once it’s enabled, there’s nothing else to do. It just…

U2’s Latest Surprise Guest: Lady Gaga

On night five of U2’s eight-night-stand at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, the band were joined by “Mother Monster” herself Lady Gaga for a very moving rendition of “Ordinary Love.”

July 27th 2015 Dave & Chuck The Freak Podcast (Part 2)

Dave and Chuck about a world record attempt at Frankenmuth, a guy that shot up a party bus because no one would say happy birthday to his girlfriend, blood and pee play in the bedroom making news headlines, a woman injured in a car accident because she was praying while driving, the gang guesses if…
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July 27th 2015 Dave & Chuck The Freak Podcast (Part 1)

Dave and Chuck talk about a couple that had to be air lifted out of the wilderness on a first date, a dude that was hospitalized after taking selfie with a rattlesnake, a guy busted by his wife for smoking by Google maps, a female celebrity that is promoting peeing in the shower, a sexy…
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The Formula For Perfect Sex

A new study tried to come up with the formula for PERFECT SEX.  For women, the best sex includes wine, foreplay, adult toys, and a long-term partner.  For men it includes watching porn, two sexual positions, and not being too drunk.

James's Big Juggalo Adventure (Day 2)

Day two of James's Big Juggalo Adventure started with a Juggalette Wet-T-Shirt contest...if you saw the periscope you know you didn't miss much.  If you didn't see the periscope you're welcome.  The day continued with Twiztid and Blaze doing a Q&A seminar, probably the craziest wedding you'll ever see, In This Moment performed and Twiztid…

Donald Trump Insult Generator

Time Magazine did us a solid and made a Donald Trump Insult Generator. Click here to input a name you'd like to insult and see what sort of Trumpism comes up!  Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images

35th Anniversary of AC/DC's 'Back In Black'

Fresh off of their hugely successful 1979 hit album Highway to Hell, AC/DC was at an all-time high. Highway to Hell sold over 7 million copies, and it appeared there was no stopping AC/DC’s rise to rock ‘n’ roll dominance. Then—the unthinkable happened.  February, 19 1980, lead singer, Bon Scott died from alcohol poisoning.

Nerdradio on Riff 2 thinks small with Ant-Man

On this weeks episode, Chuck and Jefferson both give their thoughts on the new Ant Man movie, the trailers from San Diego Comic Con, and an interview with Tim Allen of Gizmodo about the passing of Nintendo President Satoru Iwata. download episode 40

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 7.20.15

1. Surfer Blood - "Hey Ya!" (Amazon Music) 2. Rocket - "Hey Baby" (Exploited Music) 3. New Politics - "West End Kids" (Warner Brothers) 4. Keith Richards - "Trouble" (Republic) 5. Twin Within - "Two Within" (Hidden Pony) 6. White Label Analog - "Turn To Dust" 7. Wilco - "Random Name Generator" (dBpm) 8. Dawes…

Weekly Reveal Episode 35

This week on the weekly Reveal the ladies discuss all things VMAs from Miley to the Taylor/Nicki Twitter feud, our fears of sharks & self-driving cars, cheaters (see the Ashley Madison hack) and divorces (see Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert.)  

Interview - Brick + Mortar

Brandon and John from Brick + Mortar sat down with me inside St. Andrew's Hall before their show at the Shelter to talk about the new album Dropped which was recently released. Listen as the band explains what happened with their record label, how they came up with the ideas for their latest music videos,…