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LPFM News: Flurry of New Grants will Satisfy Metalheads, Church Goers, and Environmentalists

After a pretty slow summer, this week we saw a marked difference in LPFM grants, with the FCC granting construction permits for 33 applicants so far, bringing the grand total to 1281 grants in this LPFM application window. As REC Networks has pointed out, many of the new grants are due to applicants amending applications […]

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Music on AM: Rebel Radio

I’ve known about this station for well over a decade now. As a metalhead living in Central Illinois I’d occasionally travel north to the Chicago area or Milwaukee to see concerts and encounter banners and fliers for an all heavy metal station on the AM band called Rebel Radio. However, I can only recall hearing […]

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Long-time Metal DJ Dave Standifer Dead at 38

Long-time Metal DJ Dave Standifer Dead at 38

Last Friday, May 28th, long-time college radio DJ David Standifer, aka “Dave the Metal Guy,” died at the age of 38 of an apparent brain aneurysm. Up until December, 2009 he’d been the host of University of Alabama college radio station WVUA‘s long-running metal show “The Metal Zone.”  The program, which began in 1982, had […]

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AM Radio Goes Bollywood

AM Radio Goes Bollywood

I really like the idea that someday soon there will be a radio revolution and the FM dial will once again be returned to passionate music-loving DJs playing an eclectic mix of sounds at locally-owned radio stations. In the meantime, I will continue to troll the left side of the dial to hear my fellow […]

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