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.


Iowa Man Pays for 33 People to Attend College

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 »

People at the concert


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 »

Lost Island


Lost Island is planning to build a 100 million dollar water park in the Cedar Valley. From their website announcement: The goal of the new theme park is to increase the entertainment options that families and people of all ages can enjoy. This is great news for the Cedar Valley and we could not be more…read more »


Maynard Gives a NEW, NEW Date for the NEW ALBUM

NEW TOOL!  How many times have we heard this? You can see the Tweet here.  It seems Maynard wants to set the record straight after apparently bogus information came out of the Tool camp about April being the release… “Update- Midway through mixing. Most likely be a few recalls. Then some arguing. Then Mastering, Artwork,…read more »


Disturbed Rocks the Armed Forces

The USO brought DISTURBED to Creech Air Force Base, Nevada to meet the guys behind the Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) mission and perform the base’s first-ever concert on October 23. Watch the video below it’s very cool!read more »

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