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KFIX Rock News: Eddie Van Halen To Headline Smithsonian Event »

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Eddie Van Halen will explain what it’s like to be American. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History says Van Halen will headline an event there in February, although it did not give details. It’s part of the Smithsonian’s “What It Means To Be American” initiative with public figures, scholars and ordinary […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Dustin Lynch Not Pressing Charges »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Dustin Lynch will not press charges against the man suspected of beaning him with a can of beer during a concert in Niceville, Florida, in October. Lynch tells Taste of Country the police have a suspect but Lynch doesn’t want to bother with the paperwork. Lynch says he’s not sure what authorities […]

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KFIX Rock News: AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Pleads Not Guilty »

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TAURANGA, New Zealand (AP) – The lawyer for AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has entered a not guilty plea on his behalf in a New Zealand court. Rudd is accused of threatening to kill and of drug possession. The judge says Rudd’s case will likely be decided by a judge, rather than a jury, sometime next […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 12/3/14 »

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Fair Price A professor handed out the test to his students and returned to his desk to wait. When the test was over, the students filed over and handed in their papers. As the professor was going through the submissions, he noticed one student had taped a hundred dollar bill to his test. On the […]

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KFIX House Band For Wed 12/3: Creedence Cleerwater Revival »

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KFIX Rock News: Longtime Rolling Stones Sax Player Bobby Keys Dead At 70 »

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Bobby Keys, the veteran saxophonist best known for his contributions to many classic Rolling Stones songs, died Tuesday morning at his home in Franklin, Tennessee.  He was 70. Nashville Scene reports that Keys’ death was confirmed by Michael Webb, keyboardist in the saxophonist’s group The Suffering Bastards. Webb tells the website that the legendary sax […]

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KFIX Rock News: Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer Will Open Cafe »

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NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer is opening his first coffeehouse. Joey Kramer’s Rockin’ and Roastin’ Cafe will open next year in North Attleborough, Massachusetts. Kramer’s drum kit from the “Let Rock Rule!” tour will be put in a glass case visible from the road. Classic music videos and concerts will play […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 12/2/14 »

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You Need a New Fortune Teller If …every time you draw a card, she yells “Go Fish!” …he looks suspiciously like the guy who fixed your muffler last week. …her spoon bending requires a pair of pliers. …he insists that your astrological sign is “The Armadillo.” …she shakes her crystal ball, then predicts a heavy […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Luke Bryan’s Brother-In-Law Passes Away »

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Our sympathies are with Capitol’s Luke Bryan, whose brother-in-law Ben Lee Cheshire (his late sister Kelly’s husband) passed away Nov. 29. Send condolences to the family here. Bryan is currently in Georgia with family and will not be attending the Dec. 2 CMT Artists Of The Year event.   Join fans of 99 KZ Country on Facebook: […]

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KFIX House Band For Tue 12/2: Deep Purple »

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KHAZ Country Music News: CMA Country Christmas Tonight »

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It’s show time! Enjoy the magic of the holidays with your favorite stars on “CMA Country Christmas” hosted by Jennifer Nettles TONIGHT at 8|7c on ABC. See performances by Carrie Underwood, LeAnn Rimes, Little Big Town, Hunter Hayes, Idina Menzel, Alan Jackson, Steven Tyler with Brad Paisley, and MORE! Full lineup at CMAchristmas.com.   Join […]

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KFIX Rock News: Members Of Def Leppard, Twister & Others Launch Crowd Funding Campaign To Fund Film »

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A bevy of rock musicians, including Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott, Twisted Sister’s Eddie Ojeda and current Thin Lizzy frontman Rick Warwick, have teamed up to launch an IndieGoGo campaign to fund a film called The Bridge. The movie will star the aforementioned rockers, along with and Ministry’s Al Jourgensen and Sin Quirin, Pixies guitarist Joey […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Brad Paisley’s Moonshine Spirit Clothing in Stores Today »

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December 1, 2014 — Irvine, Calif. – Boot Barn®, America‘s largest western and work wear store, is rolling out their exclusive Moonshine Spirit by Brad Paisley line today in stores across the country and online at www.bootbarn.com. Moonshine Spirit by Brad Paisley blends Boot Barn‘s western heritage with a modern, country music edge. As part […]

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