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FERG BLURBS -- Melissa Etheridge Talks EGOT, Nirvana, and Holy Bleep

(Image Courtesy USA Today Sports Images) Melissa Etheridge makes her way to the Bloomsburg Fair tomorrow (September 27th), ready to celebrate the 25th anniversary of her album "Yes I Am," which broke Melissa through both commercially and artistically, and made her a household name amongst rock fans...
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FERG BLURBS -- Tom Petty's New Tunes

(Image Courtesy USA Today Sports Images) As I talked about on-air last week, Tom Petty's previously unreleased songs, b-sides, live cuts, and alternative versions of songs are all being released together on a four-cd box set called American Treasure, set to be released on September 28th. You can...
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FERG BLURBS -- Toto Covers Weezer's "Hash Pipe" And Kicks Ass

(Image Courtesy of USA Today Sports Images) On a previous episode of FERG BLURBS, we brought you the news that Weezer had covered not one, but TWO songs by the band Toto. More specifically, the iconic alternative rockers gave their takes on both " Rosanna " and the timeless " Africa ," all at the...
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FERG BLURBS -- Journey Covers The Police

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) Journey, currently out on tour living their best lives with Def Leppard , have thrown their hats into the covers game...only, this one's for charity. Ultimate Classic Rock has the full story, but Journey have released a cover of the Police's "Synchronicity II" to...
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FERG BLURBS -- Stay In A Seattle Hotel Suite...With A Pearl Jam Theme

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) Finally, a way to stay in Seattle and combine their favored sons, Pearl Jam! Seattle waterfront hotel, The Edgewater Hotel, has unveiled a Pearl Jam themed suite , in partnership with the band and their fan club. According to the site Pursuitist , 10% of the suite...
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FERG BLURBS -- Foo Fighters Cover Grease With A Special Guest

(Image Courtesy of USA Today Images) Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters often joke about themselves being the "World's Most Expensive ****-ing Cover Band," and, night after night, that tends to play out when the Foos mix in random covers amongst their myriad hits. You may remember the Foos bringing...
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FERG BLURBS -- Dave Matthews Band Announce Album Title

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) The Dave Matthews band have finally revealed some details concerning their ninth studio album, due this summer. In a Facebook post from the band earlier today, the name of the album was revealed to be "Come Tomorrow," and the release date is set for June 8th of...
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FERG BLURBS -- The Longshot's (Surprise!) New Album

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) I told you about Billie Joe Armstrong's new sideproject, "The Longshot," last week . They had just recently made their first public appearance and gig in Oakland, and had put an EP out with a few songs on it. And so, with Record Store Day happening this past...
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FERG BLURBS -- Billie Joe Armstrong's New Project

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) Billie Joe Armstrong and his Green Day bandmates burst back onto the music scene in 2016 when their album "Revolution Radio" hit, and the subsequent tour took them well into the middle of 2017. After the release of their greatest hits compilation, "God's Favorite...
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FERG BLURBS -- New Pearl Jam

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) You've heard me talk at length about how Pearl Jam was putting SOMETHING out this year. Sure enough, over the weekend, Pearl Jam delivered. If you are in the Pearl Jam Ten Club Fan Club, you probably got an email this weekend or some type of correspondence to let...
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