101 RIFFS OF SUMMER

101 RIFFS OF SUMMER

101 RIFFS OF SUMMER

The 101 Riffs Of Summer returned for its 14th week, as we continue to celebrate the greatest “Riffs” in rock and roll history. This week of Riffs was one of the best yet. We featured tracks from bands like Mammoth WVH, Ghost, Volbeat, and more!

Make sure to listen Monday through Friday at 2pm for the daily “Riff Of Summer!” Plus, you’ll get two “riffs” on Two-Fer Tuesdays doubling up on some of your favorite WRIF bands. Aimee Brooks was in for Jade this week, as she continued vacationing in beautiful Cyprus, and Aimee kept the Riffs coming! No vacation can come in the way of the 101 Riffs Of Summer!

Previously, we’ve highlighted bands like Rage Against The Machine, Metallica, Jimi Hendrix, and more. The catalogue goes deep and it goes way back, covering all different aspects and angles of rock and roll throughout the years. Great “Riffs” happened back in the ’60s, and they’re still happening today. With the 101 Riffs of Summer, we hope to cover all of your favorites spanning across multiple generations and decades.

If you missed any of the “Riffs” this week, check out the playlist below, along with the playlist from previous weeks, as well. Then, continue reading to hear about an awesome contest with a rocking Grand Prize!

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Week 14 Playlist

  • Monday, August 28th

    Volbeat – “Still Counting”

    Originally released on the band’s third studio album, Guitar Gangsters & Cadillac Blood, in 2008. However, it wasn’t until four years later that it was released as a single.

  • Tuesday, August 29th

    Mammoth WVH – “Another Celebration at the End of the World”

    This is the latest single from Mammoth WVH, and frontman Wolfgang Van Halen. It’s featured on their 2023 album Mammoth II.

    Mammoth WVH – “Don’t Back Down”

    Two-fer Tuesday! So, that means double the Mammoth WVH. Our second Riff was on their 2021 self-titled album. Don’t forget–they’re going to be opening for Metallica at Ford Field this November!

  • Wednesday, August 30th

    Autograph – “Turn Up the Radio”

    This was the lead single off the band’s debut album, Sign In Please, in 1984. The track was massive on MTV.

  • Thursday, August 31st

    Alice In Chains – “Man in the Box”

    Featured on the band’s debut studio album, Facelift, in 1990. According to Wikipedia, it was the second most-played song of the decade for mainstream rock radio between the years 2010 and 2019.

  • Friday, September 1st

    Ghost – “Square Hammer”

    This was the lead single off of their second EP, Popestar, in 2016. Loudwire named it the Metal Song Of The Decade.

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