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2019 Vinyl For Vets Song List

After a full day of taking donations and song requests, we are proud to say that you helped us raise a total of $12,052 for Clear Path For Veterans New England in our first ever Vinyl For Vets broadcast! All of us here at WAAF want to give a special "thank you" to all of our listeners and donors...
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Veterans Rock: 11 Rockers That Served In The Military

Serving in the armed forces is one of the most honorable things an ordinary citizen can do for their country. It might come as a surprise that the disciplined world of military life could come in conflict with some of the unhinged debauchery of the music world, but these 11 artists have proven that...
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10 Of The Sax-iest Songs In Rock

The saxophone is one of those instruments often overlooked in rock n' roll. It's got power, groove and soul, and certainly has established itself in some of the greatest rock songs of all time! Check out some of the sax-iest rock songs below 1. Gerry Rafferty "Baker Street" Video of Baker Street 2...
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10 Bands That Celebrate Halloween All The Time

Halloween is that one time of the year where you can throw on a flashy costume, apply some wild makeup and scare everyone in the neighborhood without having the cops called on you. But for some bands, one day in the entire year is not enough. So we compiled a list of bands that like to bring the...
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18 Very Real Phobias of Rock Stars

It is often said that public speaking (Glossophobia) is the #1 fear in America, followed by a fear of heights (Acrophobia), bugs & insects (Entomophobia) and drowning (Aquaphobia). But for rock stars, they are out performing live for hundreds and thousands of people every night, so we can take...
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These Are The Top 10 Most-Viewed Rock Videos of The Last Decade

The video hosting service Vevo , which is home to over 400,000 music videos, is celebrating its 10th birthday by sharing 10 of its highest-viewed rock music videos in the US. Many of these videos range from artists in classic rock, alternative, grunge, metal, and contemporary. Some of these you...
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Judas Priest, Motörhead & Soundgarden Nominated For 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

It appears that the organizers in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame decided to put greater emphasis on the "rock" portion in the list of artists nominated for induction in 2020. Judas Priest was previously nominated in 2018 with a lot of fan support, and they are back in the race again this year...
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10 Rock & Metal Music Videos Based on Horror Films

Rock music and horror films have always gone hand-in-hand. They both dance on the wild side of their artistic mediums and typically go against the grain of what's popular and mainstream. As horror films continue to leave their cultural footprints, it only makes sense that many rock and metal...
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Bay State Rock & Stiz Grimey's "Stuck on Stuff" Podcast Nominated for Boston Music Awards

Every year, the Boston Music Awards recognizes the best artists, performers, producers, radio shows, podcasters, and other figures in music that Massachusetts has to offer. For the 2019 awards, WAAF is proud to announce that two of our alumni have been nominated for "Radio Show of the Year" and "...
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Members of The Killers, KISS, Guns N' Roses and More React to the Death of Ric Ocasek of The Cars

The rock world woke up in mourning for Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars, who passed away on September 15th, 2019 at 75-years-old. Members of KISS, Guns N' Roses, Twisted Sister, Weezer and more paid tribute to the loss of Ocasek on their social media, but one message in particular that stood out...
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