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October 2014

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Video: X96 Toyota Big Ass Show 2014

On Saturday, September 27th thousands gathered at the Gallivan Center in downtown Salt Lake City in the rain. People came a great time and to see some amazing bands: Neon Trees, Phantogram, A Day to Remember, Capital Cities, Broods, The Eeries and amazing performances by local bands The Departure and Ocean Commotion. Here’s how it all went down:

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Angela Cartwright

Angela Cartwright From ‘The Sound Of Music’ Talks About Her Book

Richie T. interviews Angela Cartwright known as Brigitta Von Trapp in The Sound of Music. Angela talks about her book and love of art and photography. Richie T.: There’s this whole debate old-timey photography with film.. and now with everything digital where do you weigh in in all that? Angela Cartwright: There is something about the quality of film..uh photography.

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Win $1,000 Every Weekday!

To win this money listen to Radio From Hell  every weekday at 7:05 am. They will tell you the X96 Thousand Dollar Cash Bribe Song and about what time you need to listen for it – give or take 30 min. When you have this key bit of info, write it down, put it in your phone, just don’t forget it.

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Radio From Hell Talks With With Billy Idol About New Album

Listen to Kerry, Bill and Gina’s interview with Billy Idol, who talks about his new album “Kings & Queens of the Underground”, which is slated for release Oct. 21. Bill: So what have you been doing Kerry:Looks like hes been busy Billy Idol:A buddy if mine.. written a book in the last couple of years and an album as well

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X96 Fall Music Picks

25 X96 Fall Music Suggestions

After last, Big Ass Show, Saturday one thing is clear: Summer is over. It’s gone, baby. We are now in the season of reverence, thoughtfulness, self-reflection, warm beverages and too-soon festive decorations lining store shelves. So, in the spirit of the changing leaves and chilly air I have assembled 25 songs that I think fit the season. It’s probably not

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Lounge X: Win and Invite to Joywave

Sign up to win a Lounge X invite featuring Joywave X96 is hosting another Lounge X featuring Joywave. Not only do you know them from their part in Big Data’s “Dangerous”, but also their hit “Tongues”, which you can hear below. On Tuesday, October 21st they are stopping by the X96 studio to play a set and you could be

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Red Bull Owes You Red Bull

And no wings were given that day. Apparently the performance enhancing properties of Red Bull have come into question within our justice system. While Red Bull has maintained their advertising has been truthful they want to make the litigation go away. It’s like when your mom won’t shut up about eating your peas and you sue her over the definition of peas….maybe.

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Haunted Village

Be Witched at The Haunted Village! It’s the Witches’ Revenge at The Haunted Village at This Is The Place Heritage Park, Wednesday, October 11th through Saturday, October 31st. Five Dollar off coupons can be found at any participating Mountain America Credit Union along the Wasatch Front. For a complete list click here.

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Haunted Houses In Utah

Where To Find The Best Haunted Houses In Utah

Haunted houses are a time-honored tradition in Utah, and we have your ultimate guide to Utah’s best haunted houses. If you know of one we’ve missed, leave a comment below.   View Haunted Houses in Utah in a larger map 1. Nightmare on 13th 320 W 1300 S, Salt Lake City http://www.nightmareon13th.com/   2. Fear Factory 666 W 900 S,

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New Music: Corgan Delivers a New Smashing Pumpkins Song

Billy Corgan not only announced Smashing Pumpkins have two new albums in the works, but backed it up by laying a new song on us. When not spending time in his Chicago tea shoppe it seems Mr. Corgan has been very busy. The first of the two albums, “Monuments to an Elegy” will be released on December 9th. Next year “Day

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RFH University Tour

SCHOOL IS BACK IN SESSION at Radio From Hell University Home of The Lunging Weasels With no curriculum prepared and a no respect for formal education, Radio from Hell is hitting the road and taking a tour of Utah’s finest institutes of higher learning. Starting October 2nd, Kerry, Bill, and Gina hope to inspire Utah’s youth by broadcasting the Radio

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These Are Not The Goats You’re Looking For

These Are Not The Goats You’re Looking For

There are so many better ways to spend one’s time: cancer research, shoe tying, food throwing, muck-raking and on and on and on. But Marca Blanca didn’t do those things. Marca Blanca went through a lot of goat footage to pay homage to a film that has never been paid homage to…ever (waves hand in front of your face). Turn

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Hunger Games Part 3.15463747 Soundtrack Tracklist Announced

Hunger Games Part 3.15463747 Soundtrack Tracklist Announced

Catniss, Candiss, Candyness (the “y” is slient)…I have only seen the films and not read the books so I don’t really know how to say or spell her name, but she is a martyr under the age of 30, which is impressive…even in make-believe years. On November 21st we get “Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1.” While the movie will be

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Todd Nuke’Em’s Top 10 Favorite U2 Songs

Everybody on social media is freaking out about having the new U2 album—and I’ll use their word for it—forced upon them by Apple. Personally, I don’t think it’s ever a bad thing when one of the biggest bands in the world decides to give you their new album for free. It was apparently a smart move by U2 because since

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Alt-J is Sold Out, But That Doesn’t Mean You Can’t See Them

Alt-J is SOLD OUT for Monday night at The Complex, but all hope is not lost if you didn’t bother getting your tickets. X96 will be featuring another LoungeX before their show, but due to the intimate nature of the performance space is very limited. The only way to gain access is to win an invitation and make sure you

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New Music: Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons released a new song late tonight – right as I was about to watch “The Walking Dead”. For Imagine Dragons, I can hit pause. There have been reports the band has been working on the follow up to their album “Night Visions”, this is the conclusive evidence of it. We had Imagine Dragons in about two years ago, when they

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Win a Chance to Meet Yellowcard!

Yellowcard if returning to Salt Lake! All this week you can win tickets to see Yellowcard with Memphis May Fire at The Complex on November 12th. Listen to Jon Smith and Todd Nuke ‘Em for two chances to win each day next week. All winners will also be qualified for an exclusive meet & greet before the show! Plus, you can

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Utah’s Largest Mustache Competition

Join the X96 Movember Team and raise awareness for men’s health issues like prostate & testicular cancer and mental health. Shave the Date: Join X96 at Jeds Barbershop on 212 South 700 East on Saturday November 1st from 3pm-5pm. Get a clean shave and join the X96 Movember Team today at http://us.movember.com/team/1665033. Then grow your Mo! Grow out your mustache

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New Video From OK Go. Is it all one continuous shot?

New Video From OK Go. Is it all one continuous shot?

The guys in OK Go pride themselves with bad-ass videos. Everyone remembers the one they did with the treadmills a few years ago; since then, they’ve been trying to top it with the next video. In most cases, they rehearse elaborate performances with lots of cool gadgets and are able to do it in one continuous camera shot. In their

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Lounge X: Alt-J

Gus and Joe from Alt-J stopped by before their sold-out concert on October 27th to perform some songs from their new album, “This Is All Yours” and a favorite from their debut album. While the band is fairly quiet overall, Gus did talk a bit about their new song “The Gospel of John Hurt.” When we asked him what the song

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No Dancing in Saint George

People are all a buzz about the recent story out of St. George where a local dance was shut down by the cops.  It made NATIONAL news!  I’m pretty sure Keven Bacon has tweeted about it by now! But believe it or not, this story actually DOES surprise me.  Before.Before I was X96’s Mid-Day superstar, I was a morning show host

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Boner of the Day October 29th, 2014

Boner Candidate #1 – I’m Defending my property A green bay man with an AR-15 was arraigned on a felony charge in his Packers jersey after he tried to “defend his property” from a dog, missing it with eight close range shots from the highly accurate rifle in broad daylight and instead peppering his neighbors’ property with hot rounds. (Read

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9 Celebutard News Stories for October 29th

1. Neil Patrick Harris to host new NBC variety series   Read the Full Story Here Photo Courtesy of Marc Levi 2. Cabbie gets a surprise from Tom Hanks    Read the Full Story Here Photo Courtesy of Alan Light 3. Horrifying Report of Crimes of Mama June’s Molester Boyfriend    Read the Full Story Here Photo Courtesy of reeze austen 4.

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Mindy Gledhill on Radio From Hell

Mindy Gledhill was on the show today. While we talked to her Bill started watching this video. She also has a brand new tour bus that will get its own TV show. Guess what: THE TWINKIE LIVES!!! We thought we lost the transmission in the mountains of West Virginia, but it turns out that a linkage had just broken in

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Lounge X: Joywave

Lounge X: Joywave

Joywave joined X96 in our Lounge X for a four-song set on October 21st, 2014. It was a stripped-down set, which included a cover of The Wallflowers’ “One Headlight” and their hit song, “Tongues.” Most of you probably know Joywave through the Big Data song “Dangerous.” They are working on a full-length record, but you can catch their EP, “How

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Win a Heber Valley Snowmobile Getaway

You could be on your way to a snowmobile weekend at Daniel Summit Lodge. This grand prize includes a one-night stay in the Daniels Summit Lodge, two half-day snowmobile rentals, two tickets to the Midway Ice Castle, two tickets to go tubing at Soldier Hollow and two ticket to Midway Homestead crater hot spring. It’s the ultimate Utah Adventure Gear Expo

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X96 Nightmare Before Xmas

It’s that time of the year…no, we aren’t putting out the yule log yet. Hell, we aren’t even busting out our VHS copy of “Home Alone” or spiking the wassail with extra rum. It’s time for the X96 Toyota Nightmare Before Xmas and it’s going to be a big one. We got every single band that we asked for. However, we

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The Only Good Thing Interpretive Dance Has Ever Done

The Only Good Thing Interpretive Dance Has Ever Done

It’s not that I know a lot about of interpretive dance. I am very ignorant on the subject. It’s not a part of my world, which is the same reason I watch “Project Runway.” We all need a gateway to certain things. That one spark that ignites a new passion in life’s monochrome rainbow and broadens one’s horizons. Perhaps it’s

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New Music: The Dead Weather

New Music: The Dead Weather

Hell to the yes! Jack White…I don’t care what form it arrives in: The Raconteurs, The White Stripes, just Jack and in this case The Dead Weather makes my day. Jack White, Allison Mosshart (The Kills and guest vocalist in my favorite Placebo song) and the rest have been releasing singles for the last year or so. The basic outline

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Lounge X: Bear Hands are Dropping By – Get on the List

November, November the 3rd of November. Guy Fawkes masks are not needed, but you’ll need to enter to win a spot for another Lounge X performance at the X96 studios with Bear Hands. Space is very limited for this performance, so share this with your friends and guilt them into taking you if they win. If you do win, you’ll

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Boner of the Day October 30th, 2014

Boner Candidate #1 – “Thy Wife Shall Scapegoat All Thine Actions A Kansas House candidate’s Facebook timeline a totally “not-racist” meme on his Facebook wall on October 21, which was removed once he began to generate some negative attention. Cordell Fischer, a pastor running for House District 58, showed off his love of African-Americans with the only tribute he understands: the

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