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.
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 »
AMES, Iowa (CNN) – An Iowa man offers a life-changing gift–not one, but 33 times. The generosity of a single carpenter who lived in Ames has altered the future for people he has never met. Four years ago, Kira Conrad was stuck. “I grew up in a single-parent household and I had three older sisters so…read more »
according to “anonymous sources” IRON MAIDEN and JUDAS PRIEST are planning to embark on a U.S. tour next year. Support acts expected are TESTAMENT, OBITUARY, and THE RAVEN AGE. No dates have been announced thus far, but the trek is tentatively titled “The Metal Legions Tour”. It will include performances at arenas and amphitheaters taking place in the spring and summer of next year.…read more »