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Rock singer Kurt Cobain (1967 - 1994) performs on stage with Nirvana at the MTV Video Music Awards, September 10, 1992. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

“Smells Like Teen Spirit” Played With Floppy Disks, Plus 4 Other Rock Classics

The genius behind the floppy disk rock ‘n’ roll cover videos has created another gem, this time Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”. This is a must-see.

04/10/2015

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Forget The Apple Watch, Get Yourself A Retro Apple II Watch!

While we’re waiting for our new Apple Watch to be delivered, we here at WZLX found something even cooler: a retro Apple II watch.

04/10/2015

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ChuckTV: Nowl-Inception

This week on ChuckTV, Chuck Nowlin can’t seem to wake up. Get transported into the dreamland that is Chuck’s dormant brain.

04/08/2015

Beer is usually associated with party songs. Not really the case in classic rock and blues. (Photo illustration by Chris Furlong/Getty Images )

8 Classic Beer Songs to Celebrate National Beer Day

You know, for a genre that loves to drink and party all the time, classic rock doesn’t sing that much about beer. But these songs do, and they should be a part of everyone’s National Beer Day playlist.

04/07/2015

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These Girls Just Rocked a Half-Century of Music in One 3-Minute Video

Something tells me these Aussie gals are about to become internet superstars. They’re funny, entertaining, witty, attractive, and they love classic rock! What’s not to like? Watch them mime their way through the entire history of popular music.

04/01/2015

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Google Made a Fake ‘Smart Mailbox’ for April Fool’s Day and It’s Hilarious

Google always kills it with the April Fool’s Day pranks, creating hilarious fake new products, and this one is one of the best yet: a “smartbox” that combines physical mailboxes with the best things about email.

04/01/2015

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ChuckTV: Now With More Chuckles!

This week, Chuck Nowlin has decided to take a page from the sitcoms of yore, and pipe in a laugh track. It doesn’t go quite as well as planned.

03/31/2015

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A to Z: Pink Floyd’s “Take it Back” is Humanity’s ‘Division Bell’ With Mother Earth

Pink Floyd were never short on grand gestures, even without Roger Waters. David Gilmour examined humanity’s fragile relationship with Mother Earth in “Take it Back”, one of Floyd’s biggest post-Waters hits.

03/30/2015

John Mellencamp, then known as John Cougar,  pictured on Aug. 9, 1982. (AP Photo/Doug Pizac)

A to Z: John Mellencamp Called ‘Jack & Diane’ a “Terrible Record to Make”

Back when John Mellencamp went by “Cougar”, he crafted the biggest song of his career. “Jack & Diane” is such an upbeat, uplifting-sounding song that you would think he had a great time recording it, right? Apparently not.

03/26/2015

circa 1975:  Scottish hard rock quartet Nazareth, comprising vocalist Dan McCafferty, guitarist Manny Charlton, bassist Pete Agnew, and drummer Darrell Sweet.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

A to Z: Nazareth’s “Hair of the Dog” Was Supposed to Be Called ‘Son of a Bitch’

Ever wonder why Nazareth’s hard rock classic “Hair of the Dog” doesn’t mention hair or dogs at any point in the song? That’s because it wasn’t the original title. It was supposed to be called “Son of a Bitch”.

03/25/2015