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SONiC Rock Door Guesses
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nd 2019 Amanda guessed “Metric – Monster Hospital.” The Sonic Rock Door is worth: $1042. It’s $100/day week! Previous Guesses: Twenty One Pilots – Jumpsuit Twenty One Pilots – My Blood The Tragically Hip – Locked In The Trunk Of A Car The Black Keys ̵...
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Cassette sales went up 23% in 2018
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Cassette sales went up 23% in 2018
For some reason, cassette sales are still indeed on the rise. Just last year, cassette sales grew 23%, with 219,000 tapes sold in 2018 compared to 178,000 in 2017. Sales were up 35% in 2017. For the FOURTH year in a row, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 earned the #1 spot with over 24, 000 […]
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Foals announce double album, share dystopian song ‘Exits’
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UK rockers Foals have returned with the promise of two new albums, Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 1 and Part 2. The first single “Exits” sings of a dystopian world where “the weather is against us, we build houses underground, and flowers upside down.” The music video stars Is...
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SONiC Rock Door Guesses
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st 2019 Lana guessed “Twenty One Pilots – Jumpsuit.” The Sonic Rock Door is worth: $942. It’s $100/day week! Previous Guesses: Twenty One Pilots – My Blood The Tragically Hip – Locked In The Trunk Of A Car The Black Keys – Fever Said The Whale – UnA...
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SONiC Rock Door Guesses
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st 2019 Lana guessed “Twenty One Pilots – Jumpsuit.” The Sonic Rock Door is worth: $942. It’s $100/day week! Previous Guesses: Twenty One Pilots – My Blood The Tragically Hip – Locked In The Trunk Of A Car The Black Keys – Fever Said The Whale – UnA...
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Foo Fighters announce Super Saturday Night performance at Super Bowl with wacky video
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It’s no secret that the Foo are some of the hardest rockers around. They’re also the goofiest. In the Dave Grohl directed video, the band announced that they’ll perform as part of the Super Bowl festivities on Feburary 2. The entire perfomance will be streamed on Twitter at 9pm ...
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Billie Joe Armstrong teases ‘Dookie’-themed guitar pedal
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Green Day’s third album Dookie turns a whopping 25 years old in 2019, and to celebrate, the band is teasing some pretty cool equiptment. Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong shared a photo of a guitar pedal with Dookie‘s album artwork. He captioned the photo, “Anyone going to NAMM?R...
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3 Songs You Need To Hear This Week
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Check out all the new music of the week with Your First Listen! Hosted by SONiC Music Director Brandy Taylor, get the scoop from your favourite artists on their latest work and discover new songs from upcoming artists. Your First Listen airs Sundays and Tuesdays at 10pm. 1. Dear Rouge – ...
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Miley Cyrus honors Chris Cornell with powerful performance of ‘Say Hello 2 Heaven’
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Last week, Foo Fighters, Metallica, Soundgarden and more were on hand to honor Chris Cornell at the I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell benefit in Los Angeles. Throughout the five hour concert, artists of all genres sang Cornell’s songs. Among them, Miley Cyrus, who belted out Temp...
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LISTEN: Lauren Talks With the Edmonton Police Officer Who Changed Someone’s Tire in Freezing -20 Weather
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A great story has gone viral of an Edmonton Police Officer who changed a man’s tire in freezing cold -20 weather yesterday!     The picture was captured by reddit user minimum_thrust who spotted the YEG officer “changing someone’s tire in -20c. Let’s give some lo...
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