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Fresh Baked Playlist: 07/21

  • 4:17 pm Monday, July 24th, 2017 by Sam

Got some new peanut butter and JAAAAAAMS for you! Here’s all the new stuff we played in Fresh Baked this past Friday 07/21. Catch Fresh Baked every Friday at 10pm!

Tom DeLonge (formerly of Blink-182) writes cryptic Facebook post

  • 3:25 pm Monday, July 24th, 2017 by Sam

Former Blink-182/Angels & Airwaves member Tom DeLonge posted something really strange on Facebook this past Friday. He’s teasing SOMETHING but it’s totally unclear what it is. DeLonge says it “doesn’t matter if you are a fan of my music or not” so we don’t think it’s a new band or single. He then gets extra creepy saying “it’s not about me. It’s about…us”. Like, okay crazy pants. 

This guy mashed up Creed’s ‘Higher’ and Fall Out Boy’s ‘Sugar, We’re Goin Down’

  • 12:46 pm Monday, July 24th, 2017 by Sam

It actually sounds pretty awesome. You would almost never guess they are different songs! 

X Ambassadors release emotional new single ‘Ahead Of Myself’

  • 10:36 am Friday, July 21st, 2017 by Sam

Today we received some new music from X Ambassadors!!! The band has promised their forthcoming sophomore album is to be released soon and this song, ‘Ahead of Myself’ is the first official single. It’s a slower and more emotional track, Sam Harris on states on Facebook that “it’s a very personal song, and reflects a bit of the journey we’ve all been through as a band over the last 2 years”.

Chester Bennington: Artists and Friends React

  • 7:42 am Friday, July 21st, 2017 by Sam

Artists and friends pour their love into social media to remember Chester Bennington of Linkin Park.

Powerful video from what is believed to be the last Linkin Park show

  • 4:29 pm Thursday, July 20th, 2017 by Sam

This is video from their show at Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena on July 6th. The YouTube footage from user Кирилл Москалёв features a slow and emotional version of ‘Crawling’. Chester Bennington sings so intensely close with the fans, it’s almost as if he’s saying goodbye. 

We Remember Chester Bennington

  • 3:43 pm Thursday, July 20th, 2017 by Sam

We are devastated to learn of the passing of Chester Bennington today. Music has suffered so many tragic losses lately and it just doesn’t seem to stop. TMZ  reported today that he was found this morning around 9am at his home in California. Bennington passed away as result of suicide, hanging himself. He was 41 and survived by his wife and 6 children. We wanted to take a moment and remember a few of Linkin Park’s  many stops in Tampa Bay throughout their music career. If you have memories from those shows you’d love to share, please tweet, FB, or call 877.327.9797. 

Pete Wentz addresses Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco collaboration rumors

  • 1:06 pm Thursday, July 20th, 2017 by Sam

Sounds like we got a little excited over nothing. Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy appeared on SiriusXM’s Morning Mash Up yesterday and crushed rumors and our dreams when he said there was no Brendon Urie collaboration happening on M A N I A when he said “No, but the door is always open”. 

Ben Stiller appears in Jack Johnson video

  • 3:44 pm Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 by Sam

Sooooo I totally forgot about this. Ben Stiller was in the Jack Johnson video for ‘Taylor’? Just bizarre. 

What was Josh Dun of Twenty One Pilots saying in his APMAs speech?

  • 2:24 pm Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 by Sam

At the APMAs this year, it was no surprise that Twenty One Pilots won the award for most dedicated fan base. COME THROUGH CLIQUE! What WAS surprising was what Josh Dun said in his acceptance speech. He said Tyler could not be with him because he was “severing ties with dema”…WTF?

Of course Twitter went crazy with speculation and Reddit blew up – nnavipc  -“I believe Tyler liking the tweet from the BLURRYFACE account is to confirm that the “Tower of Silence” theory holds some merit. If he was just interested in seeing what fans theorized and [More]