bj and migs

A Birthday Playlist: Pop Punk Edition

When they asked me to write this blog, my one request? That I could write about any band I wanted. Normally, I try and keep it in line with what we play on the station, but guess what? It's MY BIRTHDAY and that means you get a pop punk play list! Because it's all about what I want to listen to...
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Warped Tour 2010

5 Songs to Mourn Warped Tour

Alright, a couple of weeks ago, we got the news that the longest running punk rock summer camp was coming to an end. And all of the millennials of my generation were heart broken. It's a tour we grew up with, and now that they are doing away with the cross country tour aspect of Warped, a lot of us...
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Gene Simmons and a Pumpkin

Something about ROCK music and Halloween just go together right? I mean the two just seem to go hand and hand. When I think of Halloween I love to create a playlist and the first bands that come to mind . . . Rob Zombie, The Misfits, Marilyn Manson . . . and KISS! But more on that later, (next week...
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The 5 Songs That Got Me into Punk

I am going to start out with . . . this "list" is controversial. I get it. My taste in what is "punk" rock differs greatly from many others. But in that, I hope this list helps you understand why I got into any kind of punk or pop punk as it is. I am very much of the mind set that while yes, punk...
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Foo Fighters Call for Mental Health Awareness

It was a rough year for rock. With first losing Chris Cornell and then Chester Bennington, my emotions have been all over the place as I am sure many rockaholics can relate. The only thing that has been a positive is the awareness that has been heightend. It's always humbling to hear such an iconic...
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ROCK BLOG: Green Day Is Tonight

Finally! The day that I have been waiting for ALL SUMMER. Green Day is playing tonight at White River Amphitheater in Auburn! And I am so excited. Check out this post Tre' Cool put up earlier today! FIRE! Let's roast some moshmallows ----rock n roll style -- getting ready for the USA summer tour...
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Rock Blog: Introducing Dexter Holland Ph.D

You may or may not know this about me, but my favorite band of all time is The Offspring . They have been since I was around 12 years old, and I bought my first record with my own money, The Offspring's "Americana". I was instantly hooked. Growing up just after the new age punk reboot (circa 1994)...
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Rock Blog: Rancid and the Dropkick Murphys are touring!

Rancid and Dropkick Murphys announced a co-headlining tour this morning and it's EPIC! It's been tough to keep this one a secret. Very excited to spend the summer out on the road with @dropkickmurphys and lots of other old friends. Tickets on sale Friday. Tag a friend! See ya in the pit! #...
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ROCK BLOG: AVENGED SEVENFOLD HAS A FANCLUB

The first time I saw Avenged Sevenfold was in 2003, on a Van's Warped Tour sidestage. And let me tell you, they brought down the house. Well technically it was a big open field, but if you have ever seen A7X live, you know what I mean. And if you don't, check out this video from that exact tour:...
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