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Z-Rock was a nationally syndicated radio network based out of Dallas, Texas, USA, in the mid-1980s through the mid-1990s that played heavy metal and hard rock music. [1]

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The American Forces Network (AFN) is the brand name used by the United States Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS, commonly pronounced "A-farts") for its entertainment and command internal information networks worldwide.

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The Billboard Music Award is an honor given by Billboard, a publication and music popularity chart covering the music business.

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In broadcasting, a commercial bumper, ident bumper or break-bumper (often shortened to bump) is a brief announcement, usually two to 15 seconds in length that can contain a voice over, placed between a pause in the program and its commercial break, and vice versa.

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Capital Cities Communications (sometimes referred to as "CapCities") was an American media company best known for its surprise purchase of the much larger American Broadcasting Company in 1985 and became Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. Its successor is Disney-ABC Television Group, a unit of the Walt Disney Company, which purchased CapCities in 1996.

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Chico is the most populous city in Butte County, California, United States.

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Classic rock is a radio format which developed from the album-oriented rock (AOR) format in the early 1980s.

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Cumulus Media Networks was an American radio network owned and operated by Cumulus Media.

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Dallas is a major city in Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States.

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DoD News Channel was a television channel broadcasting military news and information for the 2.6 million members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

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was a Japanese heavy metal band originally formed as Flatbacker in the spring of 1982 in Sapporo, Japan Retrieved Sep 21 2007 out of the remnants of two high school bands, Power-Station and Scrap.

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Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music which began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.

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Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Hot Bird is a group of satellites operated by Eutelsat, located at 13°E over the Equator (orbital position) and with a transmitting footprint over Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

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KENZ (94.9 FM, "The Vibe") is a classic hip hop radio station broadcasting to Salt Lake City, Utah and the surrounding areas.

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KRQR is a commercial radio station located in Orland, California, broadcasting to the entire Sacramento Valley on 106.7 FM.

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Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September.

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Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 61st largest in the United States.

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Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California.

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Modern rock (also known as alternative rock or alternative) is a rock format commonly found on commercial radio; the format consists primarily of the alternative rock genre.

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In music, an ostinato (derived from Italian: stubborn, compare English: 'obstinate') is a motif or phrase that persistently repeats in the same musical voice, usually at the same pitch.

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There are two types of radio networks currently in use around the world: the one-to-many broadcast network commonly used for public information and mass media entertainment; and the two-way radio type used more commonly for public safety and public services such as police, fire, taxicabs, and delivery services.

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Salt Lake City, often shortened to Salt Lake or SLC is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Utah.

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Satellite Music Network was the first satellite delivered network to provide complete live 24-hour-a-day music programming to local stations, under several different formats.

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The Nerve, was a 24-hour live radio format produced by Cumulus Media Networks (through Cumulus Media).

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The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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WXZZ (103.3 FM, "Z Rock 103.3") is a Cumulus Broadcasting-owned FM active rock radio station based in Lexington, Kentucky.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z_Rock

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