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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21:  (L-R) John Paul Jones, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin attend a press conference to announce Led Zeppelin's new live DVD Celebration day at 8 Northumberland Avenue on September 21, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Danny Martindale/Getty Images)

Every Song That Sounds Like Stairway To Heaven

With the buzz around Stairway to Heaven's music being stolen from Spirit by Zep I thought you may enjoy this german TV shows take on the similarities the song has with many others. Some are closer to home than others but an interesting watch anyway. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="" frameborder="0" ...

Judge clears 'Stairway to Heaven' copyright case for trial

By ANTHONY McCARTNEY The Associated Press LOS ANGELES —  A trial is needed to determine if Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" copies its opening notes from a song performed by the rock band Spirit, a federal judge has ruled. U.S District Judge R. Gary Klausner ruled Friday that lawyers for ...

Record company middle finger still a classic 40 years later

Just about every legendary rock band has had a make-or-break moment in their career where they had to come up with some truly special music or risk kissing their career goodbye for good. For Rush, that make-or-break moment came 40 years ago this month.   With ‘2112’ now the basis ...

The Ultimate Rock Mash-up?

Growing up as a music person you come in touch with many forms or the art. Growing up as a rock and roller you come in touch with many passionate people. Case in point... Watch this mash-up that will traverse the music map delving into almost every rock and roll ...

WBAB On Pink Floyd

My God 43 years!! The Dark Side of The Moon album was my second entry into Pink Floyd with the first being Meddle. The real highlight for me was the fact that I bought a quadraphonic system with turntable, radio and 8-track. The way the music moved around the room ...

Some say Why? I say Why Not!

When metal drummer Joe Muha takes on a childrens classic this is what happens............ <iframe width="560" height="315" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Joe Lynn Turner Talks Tour & More!

Anyone who has ever been a Rainbow fan loves Ritchie Blackmore and anyone who indulged in their most commercially successful period loves Joe Lynn Turner. With two releases on the horizon including the famed Boston ’85 bootleg Joe is hitting the European tour circuit. But first he is coming to ...

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Hear Ronnie Van Zant as You Never Have

As a fan of Lynyrd Skynyrd that started in Berner High School in Massapequa and continues today I am elated to share with you this amazing find. Listen to the bare vocal track of Ronnie singing "Simple Man" and I promise you will be moved by what you hear. Rest ...

Surprising My Daughter With A Trip To The Grammys

The wonderful thing about surprises is you never see them coming. Case in point my boss came into the studio on Tuesday and said my anniversary was coming up and the company was sending me to the Grammy Award Ceremonies in LA. And it’s as a guest not as a ...

Drowning Pool Talks With Fingers

Texas based bangers Drowning Pool have their new album “Hellelujah” hitting February 5th followed by a tour. I caught up with C.J. Pierce (Bass) and Jasen Moreno (Vocal) and talked about past controversies, present excitements and more. Listen to the entire interview with songs included HERE. Cheers!

3rd July 1973:  David Bowie on stage at the Hammersmith Odeon in London at the last of the Ziggy Stardust concerts.  (Photo by Steve Wood/Express/Getty Images)

Bowie Tribute Will Water Your Eyes

The amazing reach that David Bowie had is astounding. Considering the eclectic and somewhat polarizing figure he can become as he shapeshifted throughout his career. Watch this wonderful tribute from 500 singers at the Art Gallery of Ontario.  <iframe width="560" height="315" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Criss Angel Talks "The Supernaturalists" With Fingers

Tonight Long Islands own Criss Angel brings his new show “The Supernaturalists”  to the Paramount. Listen is as we talk about, the show of course, as well as life, family and growing up on LI . LISTEN HERE!

Bowie & Gilmour EPIC!

I came across this and quite honestly just sat in studio and I just watched and wept.  Two iconic artists one epic tune and a ton of respect.  RIP David Bowie <iframe width="560" height="315" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Kevin McCallister Is Back: Starring Macaulay Culkin

Here's the first episode of the new comedy web series :DRYVRS, created and written by musician, actor and producer Jack Dishel. The series stars Jack as an on-demand car service passenger and chronicles the strange drivers he encounters. The debut episode guest stars Macaulay Culkin as his driver. <iframe width="560" ...

Foghat's Roger Earl Talks "Slow Ride" & More

Roger Earl has been the one constant in Foghat since its inception in 1971. His skills behind the kit are complimented by the wonderful person and storyteller he is. Listen in as we talk about the history of the band, the 40th anniversary of “Slow Ride”, his line of fine ...

Def Leppard truly bleed the black and gold

It’s no secret the ties between Def Leppard and Long Island’s #1 rock station run deep. How deep, you ask? Well, this picture posted by legendary photographer Ross Halfin may shed some light.   <blockquote class="imgur-embed-pub" lang="en" data-id="aVIfxCo"><a href="//">View post on</a></blockquote><script async src="//" charset="utf-8"></script>     Having met Phil ...

Joe Walsh Chats With Fingers

Tomorrow night Joe Walsh hits the NYCB Theater at Westbury. I had a chance for a quick chat about the show and Joe tells us there have been some select seats put on sale because he wants to play in the round! So here is the info about those tickets ...

Judas Priest is Coming!

Rob Halford and the boys are coming into the  Paramount in Huntington for 2 shows November 5th & 6th (few tix still available) Listen in as I chat with the Metal God himself.  Click Link below for audio.

It’s ‘Name That Rush Tune’ Time

Alright, fellow Rush geeks and/or anyone within ear shot of a computer (who are we kidding?), let’s test your knowledge of the best band on the planet. Time for another edition Name That Rush Tune!   Simply read the lyric below, guess what song it is AND what album it ...

Islanders Legendary Coach Al Arbour Passes Away At 82

Al Arbour, legendary Islanders coach and mentor has passed away at 82. Shortly after his return to hockey, and after coaching his 1,500Th game with the Islanders for a one-game stint on Nov. 3, 2007,  Arbour began his battle with Parkinsons and dementia.   “Al will always be remembered as ...

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Happy Birthday Ringo!

Ringo Starr celebrates his 76th birthday today (7/7) with his annual call for peace and love. As he does every year, Ringo will appear outside the Capitol Records Building in Hollywood for a birthday performance followed at noon by his yearly "Peace & Love" salute.

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Aerosmith Denies They're Replacing Steven Tyler

Reports of strife within Aerosmith are not unusual, but when rumors broke out last week that the band was looking to replace front man Steven Tyler, who's busy pursuing a solo career in country music, the band decided to speak out.

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What Everyone Needs to Know About Suffolk County's New Area Code!

Beginning July 16th, Suffolk County will add the new area code 934. Unlike the change in 1999 that split Long Island into area code 516 for Nassau County and 631 for Suffolk, the new 934 area code will not be applied by geographic areas; it will be issued to new numbers only.

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