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Slipknot’s Corey Taylor takes over Q101… And plays Rick Astley?

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014 | 1 comment

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor takes over Q101… And plays Rick Astley?

This video has 497,544 views and its easy to see why. Q101 let Slipknot and Stone Sour’s Corey Taylor plug in his iPod and take over the microphone for an hour. Taylor is best known for his lead vocals in Slipknot; being ranked 86th in Hit Parade’s Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time. He claims to have first created a sense of Slipknot when he first saw the 1789 horror film Halloween,...

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Michael Jai White throws a punch at Tingle and chats to Q101 about Black Dynamite

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Michael Jai White throws a punch at Tingle and chats to Q101 about Black Dynamite

Actor and martial artist Michael Jai White joined Sherman and Tingle on Q101’s morning show. White was born in Brooklyn, New York and from the age of fourteen was teaching karate at the local YMCA to earn cash whilst fighting in tournaments and dancing in contests. He then became a junior high school teacher; teaching emotionally disturbed children in fifth, sixth and seventh grade before moving...

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30 Seconds to Mars take over Q101

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30 Seconds to Mars take over Q101

30 Seconds to Mars’ Jared Leto and Tomo Milicevic joined Tim Virgin in the Q101 studio for this station take over. The lead singer and percussionist had control over the music for an hour and even pretended to be Tim whilst they introduced the show to Q101 listeners. One of the first songs on their playlist was Journeys Don’t Stop Believing. Fans gathered outside the studio to get a glimpse of...

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Bat For Lashes, Natasha Khan and her dual identity; Pearl

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Bat For Lashes, Natasha Khan and her dual identity; Pearl

Lollapalooza is an annual music festival held in Chicago that features genres from heavy metal to hip-hop and hosts more than 160,000 people each year. Q101 were backstage during the three-day music festival to chat to the bands and let the listeners hear how the gig went from their favourite artists. This interview with Bat for Lashes was from Lollapalooza 2009; click here to see stories,...

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Live interview with Panic! at the Disco backstage at Lollapalooza

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Live interview with Panic! at the Disco backstage at Lollapalooza

Chicago’s music festival; Lollapalooza, saw a huge array of artists from The Ramones to Kanye West. The annual music festival attracts around 160,000 people to the three-day event and Q101 were backstage throughout the festival to interview our listener’s favourite bands. In 2006 Panic! at the Disco performed an incredible set list shortly after they had released their debut album A Fever You...

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Interview with Matt Dubiel from Q101

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 | 0 comments

Interview with Matt Dubiel from Q101

Interview with Matt Dubiel from Q101 This is a must listen for ANYONE and EVERYONE who wants to know: What’s the deal with Q101? The first guest on the 2014 broadcast to podcast of Dominion Live Radio with Brian Jasik is Matt Dubiel. Matt currently runs and owns AM1530 WCKG The BlaZe in the Chicago suburbs, and owns the Q101 Chicago’s Alternative brand. Matt and I talk about Q101, its...

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