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AFI (abbreviation for A Fire Inside) is an American rock band from Ukiah, California, formed in 1991.
African-American culture, also known as Black-American culture, refers to the contributions of African Americans to the culture of the United States, either as part of or distinct from mainstream American culture.
Album-oriented rock (abbreviated AOR) is an American FM radio format focusing on album tracks by rock artists.
Bennett Gordon Schwarzmann (born December 18, 1939), better known by his on-air name, Alex Bennett, is an American talk radio host, known for his mix of left-wing politics and humor.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Angels & Airwaves is an American rock supergroup, featuring Tom DeLonge (lead vocals, guitars, keyboards), David Kennedy (guitars and keyboards), Matt Wachter (bass guitar, keyboards, backing vocals), and Ilan Rubin (drummer, keyboards, backing vocals).
Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) was an American actor and singer.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Basement Jaxx are an English electronic music duo consisting of Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe.
The Beastie Boys were an American rap rock band from New York City, formed in 1979.
Beck Hansen (born Bek David Campbell; July 8, 1970), known professionally as Beck, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
Bert Parks (born Bertram Jacobson; December 30, 1914 – February 2, 1992) was an American actor, singer, and radio and television announcer, best known for hosting the annual Miss America telecast from 1955 to 1979.
Bette Midler (Inside the Actors Studio, 2004 born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer.
A big band is a type of musical ensemble that usually consists of ten or more musicians with four sections: saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section.
Blink-182 (often stylized as blink-182; pronounced "blink one eighty two") is an American rock band formed in Poway, California in 1992.
Bloc Party are an English rock band, currently composed of Kele Okereke (lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards, sampler), Russell Lissack (lead guitar, keyboards), Justin Harris (bass guitar, keyboards, saxophones, backing vocals) and Louise Bartle (drums, percussion).
Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.
Cake (stylized CAKE) is an American alternative rock band from Sacramento, California, consisting of singer John McCrea, trumpeter Vince DiFiore, guitarist Xan McCurdy, bassist Daniel McCallum and drummer Todd Roper.
In broadcasting and radio communications, a call sign (also known as a call name or call letters—and historically as a call signal—or abbreviated as a call) is a unique designation for a transmitter station.
CBS Radio was a radio broadcasting company and radio network operator owned by CBS Corporation, and consolidated radio station groups owned by CBS and Westinghouse Broadcasting/Group W since the 1920s and Infinity Broadcasting since the 1970s.
Columbus is the state capital and the most populous city in Ohio.
Comcast Corporation (formerly registered as Comcast Holdings)Before the AT&T merger in 2001, the parent company was Comcast Holdings Corporation.
Contemporary hit radio (also known as CHR, contemporary hits, hit list, current hits, hit music, top 40, or pop radio) is a radio format that is common in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, South Africa, and the Philippines, that focuses on playing current and recurrent popular music as determined by the top 40 music charts.
Cow Palace (originally the California State Livestock Pavilion) is an indoor arena located in Daly City, California, situated on the city's northern border with neighboring San Francisco.
Crystal Castles are a Canadian electronic music group formed in 2006 in Toronto, Ontario by founding members songwriter/producer Ethan Kath and songwriter/vocalist Alice Glass.
Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing.
David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film director.
David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.
Death Cab for Cutie is an American alternative rock band, formed in Bellingham, Washington in 1997.
Depeche Mode are an English electronic band formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980.
Joshua Paul "Josh" Davis (born June 29, 1972), better known by his stage name DJ Shadow, is an American record producer and DJ.
Drew Blythe Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress, author, director, model, and producer.
Duran Duran are an English new wave and synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978.
Entercom is a publicly traded American broadcasting company and radio network based in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Everclear is an American rock band formed in Portland, Oregon in 1991.
Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994.
Fort Worth is the 15th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas.
Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish indie rock band, formed in 2002 and based in Glasgow.
Free FM was a short-lived, mostly-talk-radio format and brand name for eleven FM CBS Radio stations in the United States, and was created because of Howard Stern's departure to Sirius Satellite Radio in January 2006.
George Hosato Takei (born Hosato Takei, April 20, 1937) is an American actor, director, author, and activist.
Green Day is an American punk rock band formed in 1986 by lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt.
HD Radio is a trademarked term for iBiquity's in-band on-channel (IBOC) digital radio technology used by AM and FM radio stations to transmit audio and data by using a digital signal embedded "on-frequency" immediately above and below a station's standard analog signal, providing the means to listen to the same program in either HD (digital radio with less noise) or as a standard broadcast (analog radio with standard sound quality).
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.
Hibernia Beach LIVE was a gay-themed call-in talk radio show broadcast on San Francisco, California rock radio station KITS "Live 105" from October 1989 to 2000.
Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.
Hole was an American alternative rock band formed by singer and guitarist Courtney Love and lead guitarist Eric Erlandson in Los Angeles, California in 1989.
Hot Hits was a radio format created by consultant Mike Joseph in the 1970s.
Howard Allan Stern (born January 12, 1954) is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer.
Jacor Communications was a media corporation which owned a large number of radio stations in the United States.
Jimmy Eat World is an American rock band formed in Mesa, Arizona in 1993.
Kale or leaf cabbage are certain cultivars of cabbage (Brassica oleracea) grown for their edible leaves.
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Kasabian are an English rock band formed in Leicester in 1997.
KCBS (740 AM) is an all-news radio station located in San Francisco, California, which serves as the West Coast flagship station for the CBS Radio Network.
Kevin and Bean is the morning show on KROQ-FM, an alternative rock-format radio station in Los Angeles, California.
Kevin R. Klein (born December 13, 1984) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman who currently plays for and is an alternate captain of the ZSC Lions of the National League (NL).
Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947) is an American film and stage actor and singer.
610 KFRC was a radio station in San Francisco, California in the United States, which made its first broadcast on Wednesday, September 24, 1924, from studios in the Hotel Whitcomb 1231 Market Street.
KFRC-FM (106.9 FM) is a commercial radio station in San Francisco, California, serving the San Francisco Bay Area.
KGMZ (1550 AM; "1550 The Game") is a radio station in San Francisco, owned by Entercom.
KGMZ-FM (95.7 FM, "95.7 The Game") is a sports radio station licensed to San Francisco and serving the San Francisco Bay Area.
KLLC (97.3 FM, Alice @ 97.3) is a commercial radio station located in San Francisco, California, broadcasting to the San Francisco Bay Area.
KMEL (106.1 FM) is an Mainstream Urban-formatted radio station located in San Francisco, California.
KNDD (107.7 FM), also known as "107.7 The End", is an alternative rock radio station in Seattle, Washington.
KNRK is a commercial, modern AC-leaning Alternative rock music radio station broadcasting to the Portland, Oregon area on 94.7 FM.
KOME was a radio station in San Jose, California, heard at 98.5 FM from 1971 through 1998.
KQAK is a commercial classic hits music radio station in Bend, Oregon, broadcasting on 105.7 FM.
KRBQ (102.1 FM) is a classic hip hop radio station in San Francisco, California and owned by Entercom.
KROQ-FM (106.7 FM, 106.7 KROQ) is a radio station licensed to Pasadena, California serving the Greater Los Angeles Area.
KTBZ-FM (94.5 MHz "94.5 The Buzz") is a commercial FM radio station licensed to Houston, Texas.
KUFX (98.5 FM, "98.5 KFox") is a classic rock radio station in San Jose, California.
KVIL (103.7 MHz, Alt 103.7) is a commercial FM radio station dual-licensed to Highland Park and Dallas, Texas, serving the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in North Texas.
KWFN (97.3 FM, "97.3 The Fan") is a radio station licensed to San Diego, California.
Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Lewis Allan Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter.
Loveline is a podcast, formerly a syndicated radio call-in program in North America, offering medical and relationship advice to listeners, often with the assistance of guests, typically actors and musicians.
Matthew "Megatoad" Kai Stonie (born May 24, 1992) is an American competitive eater.
MCA Records was an American record label owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group (now Universal Music Group), which the label was part of until its dissolution in 2003.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.
Miss America is a competition that is held annually and is open to women from the United States between the ages of 17 and 25.
Modern rock is an umbrella term describing rock music made between the late 1970s to present day.
Modest Mouse is an American indie rock band formed in 1992 in Issaquah, Washington (a suburb of Seattle), and currently based in Portland, Oregon.
MSTRKRFT (pronounced "Master-craft") is a Canadian electronic music duo from Toronto.
Muse are an English rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994.
My Chemical Romance (often abbreviated as MCR) was an American rock band from Newark, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013.
The Napa Valley Wine Train is a privately-operated excursion train that runs between Napa and St. Helena, California.
Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.
North Beach is a neighborhood in the northeast of San Francisco adjacent to Chinatown, the Financial District, and Russian Hill.
The Oakland Raiders are a professional American football franchise based in Oakland, California.
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.
Panic! at the Disco is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 by childhood friends Brendon Urie, Ryan Ross, Spencer Smith and Brent Wilson.
Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004.
Noriyuki "Pat" Morita (June 28, 1932 – November 24, 2005) was an American film and television actor who was well known for playing the roles of Matsuo "Arnold" Takahashi on Happy Days (1975–1983) and Mr. Miyagi in ''The Karate Kid'' movie series, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1985.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Playboy Radio is an Internet radio station.
A playlist is a list of video or audio files that can be played back on a media player either sequentially or in a shuffled order.
Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.
Radio & Records (R&R) was a trade publication providing news and airplay information for the radio and music industries.
A radio station is a set of equipment necessary to carry on communication via radio waves.
Radio Zindagi (Hindi: जिंदगी, pronounced "Jindagī", meaning "life") is a franchised radio format that is currently broadcasting in California, New York, and the Washington DC metro area.
Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.
Richard Sands is employed in the American radio industry.
Rick Stuart (known as Big Rick and 'Cardo Grande) is a Radio DJ in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Ronda Jean Rousey (born February 1, 1987) is an American professional wrestler, actress, mixed martial artist and judoka.
San Bruno Mountain is located in northern San Mateo County, California, with some slopes of the mountain crossing over into southern San Francisco.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
The San Francisco Bay Area (popularly referred to as the Bay Area) is a populous region surrounding the San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun estuaries in the northern part of the U.S. state of California.
The San Francisco Bay Guardian was a free alternative newspaper published weekly in San Francisco, California.
San Jose (Spanish for 'Saint Joseph'), officially the City of San José, is an economic, cultural, and political center of Silicon Valley and the largest city in Northern California.
A selfie stick is used to take selfie photographs or video by positioning a digital camera device, typically a smartphone, beyond the normal range of the arm.
Shoreline Amphitheatre is an outdoor amphitheater located in Mountain View, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Silversun Pickups is an alternative rock band from Los Angeles that was formed in 2000.
Sirius Satellite Radio was a satellite radio (SDARS) and online radio service operating in North America, owned by Sirius XM Holdings.
Social Distortion is an American punk rock band formed in 1978 in Fullerton, California.
Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1984 by singer and rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto.
Spoon is an American rock band formed in Austin, Texas.
Steven Hiroyuki Aoki (born November 30, 1977) is an American electro house musician, record producer, DJ, and music executive.
Steve Masters is an American radio and club DJ.
Stone Temple Pilots (often abbreviated as STP) are an American rock band from San Diego, California, that originally consisted of Scott Weiland (lead vocals), brothers Robert DeLeo (bass, backing vocals) and Dean DeLeo (guitars), and Eric Kretz (drums).
Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider.
A suicide bridge is a bridge used frequently to die by suicide, most typically by jumping off and into the water or ground below.
System of a Down, sometimes abbreviated as SOAD or colloquially referred to as System, is an heavy metal band from Glendale, California, formed in 1994.
The Bravery was an American rock band formed in New York City in 2003 that consisted of lead vocalist Sam Endicott, guitarist Michael Zakarin, keyboardist John Conway, bassist Mike Hindert and drummer Anthony Burulcich.
The Clash were an English rock band formed in London in 1976 as a key player in the original wave of British punk rock.
The Crystal Method is an American electronic music act formed in Las Vegas, Nevada by Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland in the early 1990s.
The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976.
The Faint is an American indie rock band.
The Killers are an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2001 by members Brandon Flowers (lead vocals, keyboards, bass) and Dave Keuning (lead guitar, backing vocals).
The Offspring is an American rock band from Garden Grove, California, formed in 1984.
The Pretenders are an English-American rock band formed in Hereford, England, in March 1978.
The Smashing Pumpkins (or Smashing Pumpkins) are an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois.
The Strokes are an American rock band from New York City.
The White Stripes were an American rock band formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan.
Third Eye Blind is an American rock band formed in San Francisco in 1993.
Tijuana is the largest city in the Mexican state of Baja California and on the Baja California Peninsula, located at the center of the Tijuana and the international San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan areas.
Thomas Cruise (born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV; July 3, 1962) is an American actor and producer.
In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, 40 most-popular songs in a particular genre.
Underworld are a British electronic music group formed in 1980 in Cardiff and the principal name under which musicians Karl Hyde and Rick Smith have recorded together.
The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.
WBCN was a terrestrial radio station in Boston, Massachusetts.
Westwood One, owned and operated by Cumulus Media, is an American mass media company headquartered in New York, New York, specializing in radio syndication and audio content.
Westwood One is an American radio network that was based in New York City.
WIOD (610 AM) is a talk radio-formatted radio station in Miami, Florida, owned by iHeartMedia, Inc..
WKQX (101.1 FM) – branded as 101 WKQX – is a radio station serving the Chicago metropolitan area.
WNYL is an FM radio station licensed to New York City and owned by Entercom.
WOGL (98.1 FM, "98.1 WOGL") is a commercial FM radio station licensed to serve Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
WQMP is a radio station licensed to Daytona Beach serving the Orlando and Space Coast areas of Central Florida.
WWDC (101.1 FM, "DC101") is a commercial FM radio station licensed to serve Washington, D.C.. The station is owned by iHeartMedia through licensee AMFM Radio Licenses, L.L.C. and broadcasts an alternative rock format. Studios are located in Rockville, Maryland, while the station's broadcast tower is located near Silver Spring, Maryland at. WWDC serves as the flagship station for Elliot in the Morning and as the local affiliate for Skratch 'N Sniff and The Side Show Countdown with Nikki Sixx. WWDC uses HD Radio, and broadcasts an active rock format on its HD2 subchannel. The HD2 programming is simulcast on translator W284CQ.
99X is a radio station in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, streaming an alternative rock radio format branded as 99X, which began on full-power station WNNX (now WWWQ) FM 99.7 in late October 1992.
XETRA-FM (91.1 FM) — branded 91X, and sometimes identified as XTRA-FM — is an English language, Mexican-owned (border blaster) Alternative Rock music station broadcasting from Tijuana, Baja California on 91.1 MHz.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs is an American indie rock band formed in New York City in 2000.
The year 1959 saw a number of significant happenings in radio broadcasting history.
311 (pronounced "three-eleven") is an American rock band from Omaha, Nebraska.