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See Dave Grohl’s Amazing Christopher Walken Impression

  • 3:10 pm Friday, September 29th, 2017 by Sam

Rollingstone posted a Foo Fighters interview where Dave Grohl talks about performing on Saturday Night Live when Christopher Walken hosted. Grohl explains telling him to put the emphasis on the ‘I’ in Foo Fighters and it led to the best Grohl-Walken impression EVER.


Foo Fighters just dropped their ninth album Concrete and Gold on September 15th! They are on tour but of course, no Tampa dates. 😦

Weezer’s music video follows a seagull’s beach love story

  • 2:15 pm Friday, September 29th, 2017 by Sam

Weezer will be dropping their 11th album on October 27th, Pacific Daydream. We’ve already been rockin’ to the first single ‘Feels Like Summer’ and here’s another one from the record, ‘Mexican Fender’.

Hear Lorde’s cover of Phil Collins’ ‘In The Air Tonight’

  • 12:18 pm Friday, September 29th, 2017 by Sam

Lorde stopped by the BBC Live Lounge on Thursday and performed an AMAZING cover of Phil Collins’ 1981 hit ‘In The Air Tonight’ . She also performed her hit ‘Green Light’ and answered questions with Clara Amfo. Complete episode here!

Lorde dropped her sophomore album Melodrama on June 16th and will bring her Melodrama World Tour to Amalie Arena on April 11th!

Your Weekly Wins!

  • 9:38 am Friday, September 29th, 2017 by Evander

PVRIS – Listen to win at 8pm MondayWin a 4-pack of tix this Monday at 8pm during the 8@8 with Sam to see Pvris at The Ritz Ybor Tuesday, 10/3!

97X Next Big Thing Day 1 Tickets at 5:30p M-F!Listen weekdays at 5:30pm to score a pair of tickets to the 1st day of #97XNBT. Click here for the full 2-day lineup!

Jack Johnson – Listen to win a 4-pack of tix M&Tues @ 4:3op Score a 4-pack of tickets to see Jack Johnson this Wednesday at Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheatre.

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Sound wave Tattoos Will Let You Hear The Ink

  • 5:45 pm Thursday, September 28th, 2017 by Sam

This is killer!!! It’s one thing to get your favorite saying tattooed on your body, but what if you could hear it!? The creators of the Skinmotion app are making that happen! All you do is get a sound wave tattooed  on your body, then Skinmotion’s app let’s you hear it. MIND. BLOWN. Here’s the explanation from the site:

Study says we should only work 3 hours a day

  • 12:11 pm Thursday, September 28th, 2017 by Sam

ARE YOU HEARING THIS?!!? A study conducted by www.vouchercloud.com  of 1,989 UK office workers who are currently in a full-time position found the average person is really only productive for about 2 hours and 53 minutes during the day. 

WALK THE MOON announce new album ‘What If Nothing’

  • 3:46 pm Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Sam

WALK THE MOON has announced we will receive their fourth studio LP What If Nothing on November 10th this year! Last Friday we got our first taste of it with the first single ‘One Foot’ and music video. 

WATCH: College Marching Band Performs Panic! At the Disco Halftime Show

  • 3:13 pm Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor

Bowling Green State University isn’t known for their football prowess, and almost never gains national attention, but thankfully, they have an amazing band [and presumably band director] to pick up the slack. During last week’s halftime show, the band performed their rendition of Panic! At the Disco’s “LA Devotee”, “Nine in the Afternoon”, “Victorious”, and “I Write Sins Not Tragedies”. Or, in other words, the most unique Panic! At the Disco concert ever, excluding of course, the actual members of Panic! At the Disco.

The marching band even caught the attention of PATD, as the band tweeted out their praise.

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See The Massive Merch Line Paramore Fans Are Willing To Wait In

  • 11:48 am Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 by Sam

If you love Paramore you know that this was worth it!! At their show at the Paramount theater in Oakland, music critic Jim Harrington posted a clip to Twitter showing the insane long line for the merch stand at their show. 

Laura Jane Grace Offers Advice for Those Struggling with Suicidal Thoughts

  • 2:27 pm Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor

In case you didn’t know, September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Recently, Grace spoke with Alternative Press about her own struggles with suicidal thoughts in a plea to offer help to those who are struggling as well.

The Against Me! singer’s main point of emphasis was to “Stay alive. Just stay alive!”

Obviously the issue of suicide is far more complicated and not that easy for those struggling with mental health issues, so Grace explained her own situation.

“I’m, in many ways, really thankful to have hit rock bottom, emotionally, in that sense — to have had like a suicidal nervous breakdown [More]