What you’re hearing is an alternate version of Led Zeppelin’s Whole Lotta Love” from the companion disc for the new Deluxe Re-issue of Led Zeppelin II coming out in June. There’s also a previously unreleased song called “La La” and some other stuff that should be a lot of fun for Zep fans to explore. Listen for your chance to win ‘em all before you can buy ‘em, right here on KCAL!

May 6, 2014 at 2:44 pm | KCAL Crew, KCAL Rocks, KCALFM.com, Rock News | No comment

Rob Zombie recently paid tribute to Metallica by covering “Enter Sandman” at his latest concert in South Carolina! Click “Read More” for more details…

May 5, 2014 at 8:01 am | Concerts, KCAL Crew, KCAL Rocks, KCALFM.com, Rock News | No comment

Judas Priest just posted up the first song from their new album coming out in July.
Enjoy!

April 28, 2014 at 4:04 pm | KCAL Crew, KCAL Rocks, KCALFM.com, Rock News | No comment

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It’s the easiest contest ever! Just take a picture of yourself, or someone else, throwing the rock horns and send it in to horns@kcalfm.com. That’s it. You’re entered to win a trip to San Francisco to catch Metallica Night at A T & T Park on Friday May 16th! We’ve even got our new 3-D billboard throwing the horns on the northbound 215 just before Barton Road.

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The KCAL Rockers have been sending in some great shots, from some great locations, and with some great guests so far. Check out a bunch of them here. And a bunch more here. But be sure to get yours in by Tuesday the 29th at midnight, because we find out who’s gonna win on Stu, Tiffany, and Jimbo’s show on Wednesday the 30th!

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So, Show Us Your Horns Inland Empire…You Rock!

April 23, 2014 at 4:26 pm | Contests, General Stupidity, KCAL Crew, KCAL Rocks, KCALFM.com, Local News | No comment

April 23, 2014 at 3:23 pm | KCAL Crew, KCAL Rocks, KCALFM.com, Rock News | No comment

Did you go to church on Sunday or smoke pot? Kimmel’s pedestrian question is hilarious!  

April 22, 2014 at 5:13 pm | Entertainment News, General Stupidity, KCAL Rocks, KCALFM.com, Lifestyle, News | No comment

April 21, 2014 at 4:48 pm | General Stupidity, KCAL Crew, KCAL Rocks, KCALFM.com | No comment

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UPDATE Wednesday April 16th:
Okay, here’s the official statement from AC/DC on the band’s future:

“After forty years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health. Malcolm would like to thank the group’s diehard legions of fans worldwide for their never-ending love and support.

In light of this news, AC/DC asks that Malcolm and his family’s privacy be respected during this time. The band will continue to make music.”

https://www.facebook.com/acdc

AC/DC are scheduled to start jamming possible new material in May. “We’re going to pick up some guitars, have a plonk, and see if anybody has got any tunes or ideas,” Brian Johnson tells the Telegraph. “If anything happens, we’ll record it.”

Here’s the earlier report:

And here’s the updated story:

And here’s AC/DC ripping it up!!!!!

Daryl

April 15, 2014 at 2:53 pm | KCAL Crew, KCAL Rocks, KCALFM.com, News, Rock News | No comment

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Well, the after all of the rumors and speculation, the induction ceremonies for this year’s class heading inot the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame put on what most are saying was a very entertaining show! Joan Jett came out with Nirvana and kicked into Smells Like teen Spirit, and the band was joined by several others during their set. better yet, they all went out after the ceremonies and found a cool little bar in Brooklyn to jam in till the wee hours of the morning. How’s you have liked to stumble into that place? Here’s a little cell phone video shot from the crowd:

The founding members of Kiss managed to put aside most of their hostility towards each other (for a few minutes anyway) and all came up and accepted their place in the Hall after a great speech by Rage Against The Machine and Audisoslave’s amazing guitarist, Tom Morello. Morello talked about how Kiss inspired him to pick up a guitar, and how all the crap his high school classmates gave him about liking Kiss made him tougher and more passionate about his music.

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Even surviving Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novelselick, and Kurt Cobain’s widow, Courtney Love, managed to put aside years of throwing daggers back and forth and not kill each other as they took the stage together.

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Looking forward to checking out the whole show when it comes on HBO in late May!
Daryl

April 14, 2014 at 10:01 am | Events, General Stupidity, KCAL Crew, KCAL Rocks, KCALFM.com, Rock News | No comment

Ladies and Gentlemen, after weeks of competition and tens of thousands of votes we have a winner…you voted Led Zeppelin-Stairway The Heaven as your Favorite KCAL Rock Song of All-Time! Metallica’s Enter Sandman came in a very close second to grab the Runner-Up spot. We’ve posted up the full brackets from the tournament below so you can see how the whole thing brought us to the grand finale, or you can click here to grab the big file to keep. Thanks to everyone that voted during the tournament, and big congratulations to Mike Crowson from Corona wo scored the $5000 grand prize. And big thanks to Discount Hydroponics of Riverside for helping to make it all happen. Now, crank up some Stairway because You Rock!

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April 8, 2014 at 3:57 pm | Contests, KCAL Crew, KCAL Rocks, KCALFM.com, On Air, Rock News | No comment

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