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Awesome programming coming to Q106! Metalheads unite!!! :)

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Awesome programming coming to Q106! Metalheads unite!!! :)

Post by MWmetalhead » Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:34 pm

I about shit my pants (in a good way) when I read on Q106's Facebook page that starting this Saturday (July 6), the station will be playing five hours of nonstop heavy metal every single Saturday evening from 7p to Midnight!!!

Usually, we're lucky to get one or two hours of heavy metal specialty programming a week on FM radio.

The fact Q106 is devoting five consecutive hours to the genre - in a non-graveyard timeslot to boot - is extremely ballsy! I LOVE IT!!!

The show is going to be called "Terry's Saturday Nightmare."


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Re: Awesome programming coming to Q106! Metalheads unite!!! :)

Post by WZRC 1067 » Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:39 pm

Wow... hopefully some classic stuff Like Maiden, WASP, Older Megedeth, King Diamond, and Pantera.


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Re: Awesome programming coming to Q106! Metalheads unite!!! :)

Post by MWmetalhead » Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:13 am

WASP and King Diamond probably don't fit the mold, but there'll definitely be plenty of Pantera, Slayer, and Megadeth.


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Post by windsor » Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:28 pm

Thx for the heads up for this MW.

I will be listening for this online for sure.Another example of rockfans being tired of the same old overplayed crap on FM radio.The message is getting out to PDers.

UP THE IRONS Q106 !!!!!!


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Post by windsor » Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:04 pm

opening the show with Slayer raining blood.................horns up Mfers


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Post by MWmetalhead » Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:06 pm

Was just gonna post the same thing! :)

Song #2 is a track from Machine Head!!! I like what I'm hearing!!!


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Post by windsor » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:30 pm

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Those heavy tunes would never work on commercial radio as a viable format we all know that.

But.........it would sure be cool as an HD2 channel.

If i was WLLZ I would add this to my HD side and steal even more of WRIF's thunder.

Id name it Wounded Radio after the old Z Rock heavy music hour they used to have.

HD radio could take off it someone would add something worth listening to..........


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Re: Awesome programming coming to Q106! Metalheads unite!!! :)

Post by Turkeytop » Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:23 pm

Won't be able to get that up here. I guess I'll have to somehow struggle along without it.



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Post by windsor » Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:13 pm

Turkeytop wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:23 pm
Won't be able to get that up here. I guess I'll have to somehow struggle along without it.
You wont have to worry, playing Slayer on the radio in London is against the law I believe. :rollin


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Post by MWmetalhead » Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:25 pm

WBFX HD2 in Grand Rapids airs "Full Metal Jackie" from iHeartRadio on a full-time basis.

However, WBFX's HD signal struggles mightily. I've had trouble picking up the HD signal less than 15 miles from their tower site.

Virtually no one listens to WBFX - either the main signal or the digital side channels - in West Michigan. The station is a ratings doormat.


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Post by TheForce » Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:57 am

7pm-Midnight on Saturdays? A step in the right direction. Would be nice if they did that every night! I think it would be asking too much if they played it 24/7. But one can dream...



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Post by Colonel Flagg » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:16 pm

This is a good idea, and perfect for Q106. Let's hope the sales geeks can sell it.


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