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KFIX Rock News: Surgery Delays Start Of ZZ Top/Jeff Beck Tour »

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – Bassist Dusty Hill of ZZ Top will have surgery this week to remove two kidney stones. A doctor discovered the stones during a routine physical examination. As a result, the start of ZZ Top’s summer tour with Jeff Beck will be delayed. The tour was supposed to begin Friday in Morton, […]

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KFIX Rock News: Tree Planted In Honor Of George Harrison Eaten By Beetles »

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A pine tree that was planted in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park in 2002 in memory of late Beatles guitarist George Harrison has met an ironic fate. L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge revealed recently to the Los Angeles Times‘ “Pop & Hiss” music blog that the tree has died after being infested with, yes, beetles. The tree, which was only a […]

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KFIX House Band For Wed 7/23: Billy Idol »

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Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from Billy Idol on 96.9 “Like” KFIX on Facebook.

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KFIX Rock News: Native Tribe Cancels Ted Nugent Concert »

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WORLEY, Idaho (AP) – A Native American tribe isn’t feeling Ted Nugent’s vibe – and has canceled a concert by the rock star. The Coeur d’Alene Tribe says the cancellation of the August 4 show in the Idaho city of Worley is due to what it calls Nugent’s “racist and hate-filled remarks” and racist views. […]

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KFIX House Band For Tue 7/22: Aerosmith »

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Enjoy at least one song an hour from Aerosmith today on 96.9 KFIX “Like” KFIX on Facebook.

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KFIX Rock News: Jimi Hendrix Estate Intends To Remaster, Release Newly Acquired Recordings »

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Experience Hendrix LLC, the company that oversees the rights to Jimi Hendrix’s music, and Sony’s Legacy Recordings have acquired the full rights to a collection of historic early recordings featuring the late guitar legend. The material includes 88 live and studio master recordings that Hendrix made from 1965 to 1967 with his pre-fame group, Curtis Knight & the Squires. […]

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KFIX Rock News: Lynyrd Skynyrd Song Title To Greet Alabama Visitors »

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The song was recorded by Lynyrd Skynyrd in Georgia. But that won’t stop tourism officials in the state-next-door from greeting motorists with a sign that reads “Welcome to Sweet Home Alabama.” State officials say the signs featuring the song title will replace the “Alabama The Beautiful” signs that have stood at […]

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KFIX House Band For Mon 7/21: The Allman Bros. Band »

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Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from the Allman Brothers Band on 96.9 “Like” KFIX on Facebook.

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KFIX Rock News: Gregg Allman Filmmakers Plead Not Guilty, Respond To Charges »

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The husband-and-wife director and producer team of the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider have pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges stemming from an on-set accident that killed a crew member. Earlier this month, Randall Miller and Jody Savin were charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of 27-year-old camera assistant Sarah Jones, who was struck by a train and killed […]

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KFIX House Band For Fri 7/18: The Who »

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Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from The Who on 96.9 “Like” KFIX on Facebook.

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KFIX Rock News: Kansas Welcomes New Singer »

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Longtime Kansas frontman Steve Walsh revealed just over two weeks ago that he’ll soon be leaving the band, but the veteran rockers already have found a replacement. The group has announced that Ronnie Platt (pictured right) will be stepping in as the new lead singer. A message on Kansas’ official website reports that “Ronnie’s first show with the band will be September 12 […]

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KFIX Rock News: Guitar Great Johnny Winter Dead At 70 »

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Blues rock guitar legend Johnny Winter has died at age 70. Winter’s passing was first reported by American Blues Scene magazine.  Jenda Derringer, wife of longtime Winter band mate and collaborator Rick Derringer, also posted on her Facebook page, “Oh, Lord, don’t let this be true! We just were told by a reliable source that Johnny Winter has passed.” Winter was on […]

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KFIX House Band For Thurs 7/17: Led Zeppelin »

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Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from Led Zeppelin on 96.9 “Like” KFIX on Facebook.

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