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Police K-9 units train at Adventure Island

  • 3:07 pm Monday, October 16th, 2017 by Sam

K-9 units from several different Florida police and sheriff’s offices came together at Busch Gardens’ Adventure Island to practice their tracking skills in water. As K-9 officers in Tampa Bay they are bound to run into water scenarios at some point in their career and what better place to train!

AWOLNATION release new single ‘Passion’

  • 11:34 am Monday, October 16th, 2017 by Sam

Aaron Bruno of AWOLNATION is back with a new single and details about the yet-to-be named third album. The first single ‘Passion’ dropped on Friday and has some of the serious upbeat rock and roll vibes we can expect from the next album.

Trick or Treat on 97x Street

  • 11:50 am Friday, October 13th, 2017 by Sam

Starting next week (Monday 10/15) at 5pm we’ll be giving out tricks or treats when you ring our doorbell. What will we be passing out? Well it could ~exclusive~ Next Big Thing prizes like tickets and a backstage tour with Paramore! Or, it could be like….a framed photo of Nickelback. Or maybe a deflated balloon…? 

Top 20 U.S. Cities For Trick-or-Treating

  • 8:08 am Friday, October 13th, 2017 by Sam

Zillow has released its annual list of the best cities for trick-or-treating in the country. Using some kind of crazy Zillow equation they figure out where you can get the best candy and walk the least. 

Imagine Dragons Release Video For ‘Whatever It Takes’

  • 7:51 am Friday, October 13th, 2017 by Sam

On Thursday Imagine Dragons dropped the music video for their song ‘Whatever It Takes’. It features the band jamming in a house as rain begins and it starts to flood. The house is then seen completely overtaken with water and later catches fire.

A member of Fall Out Boy just opened a coffee shop

  • 4:27 pm Thursday, October 12th, 2017 by Sam

Drummer Andy Hurley who joined Fall Out Boy in 2003 has opened Oracle Coffee Company in Portland, Oregon where he moved in 2015. The shop serves local roasts along with vegan pastries as Hurley is a vegan himself! 

Linkin Park release their episode of Carpool Karaoke

  • 1:02 pm Thursday, October 12th, 2017 by Sam

Today Linkin Park posted the entire episode of James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke they filmed a week before he passed. James Corden had then left it up to his family whether they wanted the video to air or not. A week ago today, his wife tweeted that his family would like the video to be shared and enjoyed. The episode is full of smiles and laughs, a truly great way to remember Chester. 

Paramore Release Outtake Video For ‘Hard Times’

  • 3:29 pm Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 by Sam

In celebration of their music video for ‘Hard Times’ hitting 50 million views, Paramore released an outtake clip from when it was shot!

WATCH: Vance Joy Performs on Jimmy Kimmel Live

  • 1:32 pm Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 by Sam

Last night (10/10) Vance Joy performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live and got us all even MORE excited to see him at #97XNBT! Joy sang two songs, his newest smash hit ‘Lay It On Me’ and ‘Georgia’. 

Guess this Oreo flavor and you could win $50,000

  • 3:35 pm Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 by Sam

Think you know your Oreos? Your flavors? Get in on this! Right now Oreo is doing a contest where you can win up to $50,000 dollars if you can guess the flavor of the cream inside these mystery Oreos. You can enter one time per day up until the contest closes on November 30th. There is the grand prize of $50,000 but also five smaller prizes of $10,000.