But WBAL-FM bailed on the service early, adopting its present elements—the call letters WIYY,[12] rock music format and the 98 Rock branding—on March 28, 1977. 98 Rock had a parody of Pepper by Butthole Surfers, replacing the lyrics with lyrics making fun of the situation, where Peter Steel from Type 'O Negative was Satan and such. [4], Two weeks unfolded with conjecture from various news outlets as to how long this format could last, given that all studio Zeppelin recordings available at the time added up to less than 10 hours of continuous play. Did you miss out on an investment in it's baby days, for it to become an Amazon??? © 2020 Getty Images. New Program Director Gregory Mull, brought in from 96 K-Rock in Fort Myers to replace the outgoing Beau Raines, immediately reorganized the on-air personality list. In 2000, the station moved its studios from Feather Sound Corporate Center to new owner iHeartMedia (then known as Clear Channel Communications)'s broadcast complex in southwest Tampa in an attempt to consolidate overall operations of Clear Channel stations in the area. Approvals and clearances are based on the intended use. Station links. The first Livestock took place from September 29–30, 1990 with the following bands performing: Livestock 2 took place from November 15–17, 1991 with the following bands performing: Livestock 13 took place from April 26–27, 2003 with the following bands performing: Livestock 14 took place from April 23–24, 2004 with the following bands performing: The final Livestock took place from April 28–29, 2005 with the following bands performing: The World's Largest Barbecue was a free concert series held at the Wagon Wheel Flea Market in Pinellas Park Florida. Collect, curate and comment on your files. Portions of Content provided by Last.fm. Ron “Big Rig” Michaels is the last remaining staff member still in the station 1p-7p daily and is syndicated on over 100 iHeartMedia stations daily. © 2020 RadioYears.com All rights reserved. WXTB-FM was also the flagship station for syndicated shock jock “Bubba the Love Sponge” (Todd Clem) and his morning show beginning in 1996. {{formatPrice(size.discountPrice || size.price)}}.
The power was pulled for an hour during The Killer Kona Buds set. However, unless a licence is purchased, content cannot be used in any final materials or any publicly available materials. Following a record-setting fine assessed by the Federal Communications Commission in February 2004 over alleged indecent content, he was fired and his morning show ceased the syndication by affiliated stations mainly throughout the Southeast. *******NEW YORK TIMES OUT, WASHINGTON TIMES OUT, USA TODAY OUT, NO MAGS, NO SALES, MANDATORY CREDIT******* (Photo by Marvin Joseph/The The Washington Post via Getty Images). Heard from 5am - 10am weekdays on Baltimore's 98 Rock [citation needed]. For better or worse, The Johnny Dare Morning Show has been waking up Kansas City since 1993. Soon other groups like The Who and Stones were added to the play-list. The station aired a hybrid album rock/Top 40 format until January 6, 1986, when it flipped to Classic rock as Classic Rock 97.9 WKRL.

The station is owned by Hearst Communications and broadcasts a mainstream rock format. Guavaween 1998 took place on October 31, 1998 with the following bands performing on 98 Rock's stage: Guavaween 1999 took place on October 30, 1999 with the following bands performing on 98 Rock's stage: Guavaween 2000 took place on October 28, 2000 with the following bands performing on 98 Rock's stage: Guavaween 2001 took place on October 27, 2001 with the following bands performing on 98 Rock's stage: Guavaween 2002 took place on October 26, 2002 with the following bands performing on 98 Rock's stage: Guavaween 2003 took place on October, 2003 with the following bands performing on 98 Rock's stage: Guavaween 2004 took place on October 30, 2004 with the following bands performing on 98 Rock's stage: Guavaween 2005 took place on October 29, 2005 with the following bands performing on 98 Rock's stage: Guavaween 2006 took place on October 15, 2006 with the following bands performing on 98 Rock's stage: Guavaween 2007 took place on October 27, 2007 with the following bands performing on 98 Rock's stage: Guavaween 2008 took place on October 25, 2008 with the following bands performing on 98 Rock's stage: Guavaween 2009 took place on October, 2009 with the following bands performing on 98 Rock's stage: Guavaween 2010 took place on October, 2010. The following bands performed on the 98 Rock stage which was located on the northeast corner of 7th Avenue & 14th Street: Active rock radio station in Clearwater, Florida, United States, "Where to Hear Skratch 'N Sniff! Bubba had handled nights for CHR station WFLZ 93.3 a.k.a. The station brought in former rival WYNF PD Charlie Logan to replace Tommy. A huge backlash followed for months where Bubba's urban-influenced broadcast style conflicted with the 'radical surfer' Sea Bass and the hard rock listener mentality. The station responded over the following week by adding a few classic acts such as Pink Floyd, ZZ Top, the Rolling Stones and Van Halen. In 1983, the brand was dropped when WQXM became top 40 Z98 WZNE. Cucchiella, who is also a stand-up comedian, co-hosted a morning show on 98 Rock until he left the station in 2013, citing depression over the recent death of … Some of the bands that played are Candlebox, Creed, Faith No More, Goldfinger, I Mother Earth, Naked, and Sugarspoon. Click here to request Getty Images Premium Access through IBM Creative Design Services. His Sunday morning public affairs forum Square Off, which he had hosted for many years on WJZ, continued on WMAR-TV.. After Heather left, Marla "Stone" Stonecipher was added to make the Sea Bass and Marla morning show from 1993 to 1995. The gang discuss how humans may be changing in modern times.