Russ is a professional Radio Gypsy who’s decided to make Eastern Iowa his home. Russ says “I love Rock Radio and working for one of the country’s best rock stations makes coming to work every day too much fun”. Being the geezer of our staff, Russ brings a head full of historical knowledge of the artists and lots stories of bad behavior.
I’m a bit of a pizza purest — cheese only, unless I’m feeling really “over the edge” then maybe I’ll get pepperoni. I’ve been known to experiment with specialty pies now and then but don’t try to convince me it’s pizza. Casey’s is about to roll-out a “Midwest Pizza” which they haven’t given a name…read more »
Tool’s inclusion on music streaming platforms is paying off. Not only did the Tool’s long-awaited digital debut two weeks ago spark a flurry of conversation and celebration among fans, it also stoked interest in Tool’s upcoming new album, Fear Inoculum, the first single from the new album. As of August 13, all four of Tool’s…read more »
Warning Geezer Rant: 5,137 tickets in 4 days. That’s 1,284 per day; 38,000 per month; almost half a million tickets a year. Cut the crap. We get it, one of the cities in one of the highest taxed states in the Union feels it needs more money. They don’t have enough cops to write enough tickets…read more »
Can you believe that the ‘Iowa Wave’ will enter its third season this fall? Now, it has its own theme song (yes a theme song for a wave), called “When We Wave.” It was written by Dalles Jacobus a junior defensive lineman on the team, from Cedar Rapids. Jacobus performed it over the weekend at…read more »
Just in time for pumpkin spice everything season — The makers of Busch Light are again recognizing Iowans’ love of their brew. Iowa is among seven states that will be enjoying latte season with a little something extra this year. For a limited time, Iowans will be able to purchase 30-packs of the beer with special…read more »
Live Nation arranged for the delivery of almost 90,000 Metallica tickets to scalper sites… artificially spiked costs to fans. Live Nation is already doing damage control on this one, though this is the second time the company and its Ticketmaster subsidiary have been caught directly placing tickets onto scalper websites. In this latest episode, Live…read more »