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Back in October of 1990, I entered a contest offered on a Milwaukee radio station called, "Win Your Own Hour On Our Airwaves." The contest was simple, really; Write them a letter & tell them why they should pick me. So, I wrote the letter and I WON, and the rest, like they say is history! Ten days later I would have my first radio gig. Since then I have worked in radio part-time (around my full-time jobs) in Beaver Dam, WI, Appleton, WI, Tuscon, AZ, and for the past 11 years, right here in Rochester, MN. I enjoy going to concerts and supporting live music, My absolute favorite band live is ZZ - TOP, who I've seen LIVE 29 times, uncle Ted Nugent 25 times, and many, many more artists/bands multiple times as well. Some of my other 'favs' are Stone Temple Pilots & Black Sabbath. And yes, I have met both Scott Weiland & Ozzy. Add Metallica, Smashing Pumpkins & Pink Floyd, along with Neil Young & Foo Fighters, to new acts like Royal Blood. Basically, I like anything that ROCKS with a hard guitar edge. I have been to over 400+ concerts so far, and I don't plan on stopping anytime soon. If you wish, just call me #theConcertGuy. I enjoy my gas grill, growing heirloom Hungarian peppers on my deck, playing acoustic guitar & harmonica, along with my full time job working outdoors at a local, well known garden center on 2nd St. in Rochester. Working here at Z-Rock is a true passion, and it is still as thrilling and fun as it was on my first day in radio. Oh yeah, I am a proud papa, grand dad, and five-year Navy aviation veteran, too! LONG LIVE THE MUSIC...........LONG LIVE ROCK! \m/\m/
Photo: 'Train Wreck' ~ Z-Rock Weekends ~ TSM Rochester, MN
Photo: 'Train Wreck' ~ Z-Rock Weekends ~ TSM Rochester, MN
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Ever Wonder Why It’s So Hard to get Good Concert Tickets These Days?

Are you sick and tired of scalpers and their intrusive BOTS? Scalpers & their automated BOTS have become our number one nemesis, and I'm p'oed about it! You too?

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Photo Credit: Fernando Leon / Stringer - Getty Images
Photo Credit: Fernando Leon / Stringer - Getty Images
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Guess Who Spoke to Scott Stapp in a Tour Bus Restroom?

No matter what your opinion is about one Scott Stapp, this story is worth the read. You'll either laugh hysterically, find your safe-spot, or call for a ghost-buster!

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photo: 'Train Wreck' - TSM Rochester, MN
photo: 'Train Wreck' - TSM Rochester, MN
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New Jerry Cantrell Solo Track – From the ‘John Wick’ Chapter 2 Soundtrack – Listen

Out on Varèse Sarabande Records Now - Watch the John Wick: Chapter 2 Visual Soundtrack - It gets the 'Train Wreck' 'Squeal Of Approval'!

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photo: from the 'Train Wreck' Test Kitchen & Grill - TSM Rochester, MN
photo: from the 'Train Wreck' Test Kitchen & Grill - TSM Rochester, MN
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Upgrade Your Grilling Game at the Rochester Home, Vacation and RV Show

If you watched the video this past weekend for the 'Volcano Potato,' I have some slight revisions to report after testing the original recipe...

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photo: 'Train Wreck' ~ Z-Rock Weekends 
#FrontRowNEVERsucks
photo: 'Train Wreck' ~ Z-Rock Weekends #FrontRowNEVERsucks
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Alice Cooper Responds to Pissed Off Lady’s Claim in Mankato, Minnesota

You read about it last weekend right here at The Rock Of Rochester and our Facebook Page. Alice Cooper has reached out to the mad lady in Mankato, Minnesota. His solution is GENIUS.......................READ ON!

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photo: 'Train Wreck' ~ TSM Rochester, MN ~ Z-Rock Weekends
photo: 'Train Wreck' ~ TSM Rochester, MN ~ Z-Rock Weekends
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Mankato, Minnesota Woman Claims She and Neighbors Being Tortured by Loud Music at Vetter Stone Amphitheater

A North Mankato, Minnesota resident claims that performing act's like 'Hairball' and 'Nelly' rattle her windows. Up next - Alice Cooper on Fri June 9th 2017. I
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