Randall’s Rant (Thu. Oct. 30): Supreme Court rules Ottawa couple who sued Air Canada because they couldn’t get service in French are not entitled to financial compensaton. Thoughts? ~ Randall
Last Wednesday, I was dicking around here at the radio station, killing time before heading out to the airport to pick up my mom, when all hell broke loose in the news room. The shooting at the war memorial had the 1310 news crew springing into action and doing some excellent work. Cormac McSweeny, reporting live from a safe room at Parliament Hill where he was holed up with members of parliament, Kristy Cameron rushing down to the scene and getting moved around by police as the media were told to get down, hide behind barricades, there was still an active shooter running around somewhere.
Randall’s Rant (Wed. Oct. 29): There are radicalized Islamists and yes some are terrorists, as was the man who murdered Cpl. Cirillo. But one crazed man does not make a religion. ~ Randall
Eric Clapton has posted a tribute to Jack Bruce on his website HERE. Along with his thoughts, he included an instrumental called “For Jack”.
Randall’s Rant (Tue. Oct. 28): Dismal voter turnout. Not even 40 per cent! Why the apathy? ~ Randall
There is a long, complicated history when it comes to the classic sitcom WKRP In Cincinnati and the rights to the music originally played in the show. For a more complete rundown of that complicated history, click here. Thanks to a lot of work by the people at the Shout Factory, 90% of the original music has been restored to the series. (One notable holdout is Pink Floyd).
World Class Rock CHEZ 106 presents Volbeat with special guest Anthrax and Crobot Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at TD Palce! Check out the CHEZ Nation pre-sale details plus on sale date and times for tickets here!
Led Zeppelin have premiered an animated video for the alternate mix of “Rock And Roll”. The track will appear on the bonus disc with the remastered Led Zeppelin “IV”, which is out on Tuesday.
As expected at Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit concert this weekend, Pearl Jam & Soundgarden teamed up to reform Temple of the Dog to perform this classic.