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Drive-By Truckers, Lynyrd Skynyrd on the Confederate Flag’s Meaning

Lynyrd Skynyrd began phasing use of the Confederate flag a few years ago. Another Southern band, the Drive-By Truckers, agrees. “It’s well past time for all the Southern states to move on.”

06/26/2015

NEW REMY

JACK’s Inside Track: Uncle Kracker

Kid Rock is a good dude to know…

104.1 JACK-FM–06/25/2015

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Nickelback Cancel North American Tour, Including Moondance Jam Date

Multi-platinum selling rock band NICKELBACK is forced to cancel all remaining dates of the second leg of the 2015 No Fixed Address North American tour due to lead vocalist Chad Kroeger being diagnosed with an operable cyst on his voice box.

06/24/2015

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JACK’s Inside Track: Third Eye Blind

Ocular problems are no laughing matter…

104.1 JACK-FM–06/24/2015

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Metal Music is Actually Relaxing, Study Finds

The picture of thrash rock listeners is not exactly one of zen, but it turns out they actually hold a special key to relaxation.

06/23/2015

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As Def Leppard’s 2015 Tour Launches, Joe Elliott Gets Real About Being in a ‘Legacy’ Band

Elliott is one of rock’s true believers. “When you’re from a certain era, or you’re of a certain age, it’s really hard to let go of why you got into this in the first place. And we got into it to make albums.”

06/23/2015

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Mark Wahlberg Performs with New Kids on the Block: Watch

He came out—along with 50 Cent and Biz Markie—during the group’s second sold-out show at NYC’s Madison Square Garden.

06/23/2015

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MN State Fair Announces New Foods For 2015

It’s the day many Minnesota foodies have been waiting for: The Minnesota State Fair just announced all the delicious new food for this year’s fair.

06/23/2015

NEW REMY

JACK’s Inside Track: Rush

What?! The END of Rush as we know it???

104.1 JACK-FM–06/23/2015