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8am hour

Police--Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
Sex Pistols--God Save The Queen
Nirvana--On A Plain
Clash--Rock The Casbah
Peter Gabriel--Digging In The Dirt
Queen/Bowie--Under Pressure
XTC--Generals & Majors
Talking Heads--Once In A Lifetime
Jam--Town Called Malice
Depeche Mode--Never Let Me Down Again
World Party--Ship Of Fools

9am hour

Cure--Love Song
Velvet Underground--Sweet Jane
Love & Rockets--So Alive
Frankie Goes To Hollywood--Relax
Lords Of The New Church--Open Your Eyes
Smashing Pumpkins--I Am One
Cult--Wild Flower
Missing Persons--Destination Unknown
James--Born Of Frustration
Social Distortion--Ball & Chain
Smiths--This Charming Man
Trio--Da Da Da

10 am hour

Psychedelic Furs--Pretty In Pink
Duran Duran--The Reflex
Ramones--I Wanna Be Sedated
Go-Go's--Our Lips Are Sealed
Buffalo Tom--Taillights Fade
Billy Idol--White Wedding
Clash--I Fought The Law
Anthrax--Bring The Noise
David Bowie--Modern Love
Cars--My Best Friend's Girl
Roxy Music--Love Is The Drug
Pretenders--Talk Of The Town
Depeche Mode--Strange Love

11 am hour

Lou Reed--Walk On The Wild Side
Echo & The Bunnymen--Killing Moon
XTC--No Thugs In Our House
Cult--Love Removal Machine
The The--This Is The Day
New Order--Loveless
Nitzer Ebb--Murderous
Iggy Pop--Lust For Life
Cure--Friday I'm In Love


The Red Hot Chili Peppers performed for the aol music folks last week. You can check out the goods here. And don't forget the new RHCP cd, Stadium Arcadium, drops on May 9th.

By the way, Korn has agreed to tape an exclusive aol music performance. They will perform 4 songs acoustically for the first time ever. Acoustic Korn! No date has been set for the performance, but it's expected to probably take place in June sometime.


The Revolting Cocks recently released a new cd titled Cocked & Loaded. You can check out a video for the single "Fire Engine" right here. Don't miss the Revolting Cocks as they open for Ministry June 24th at Harpo's.
8am hour:

Tones On Tail--Go
Dexy's Midnight Runners--C'mon Eileen
Cornershop--Sleep On The Left Side
Smithereens--A Girl Like You
Naked Eyes--Always Something There To Remind Me
Stone Roses--Fool's Gold
Talking Heads--And She Was
Pretenders--My City Was Gone
REM--Pop Song 89
Lenny Kravitz--Let Love Rule
Cure--Just Like Heaven
David Bowie--Suffragette City

9am hour

INXS--Don't Change
Iggy Pop--The Passenger
Aha--Take On Me
Cult--She Sells Sanctuary
English Beat--Mirror In The Bathroom
Clash--London Calling
Fixx--Saved By Zero
Violent Femmes--Kiss Off
B-52's--Rock Lobster
Midnight Oil--Beds Are Burning
Big Audio Dynamite II--Rush

10 am hour

Depeche Mode--A Question Of Time
Smiths--The Queen Is Dead
Duran Duran--Come Undone
XTC--Senses Working Overtime
Cars--Since You're Gone
For Squirrels--Mighty KC
Sex Pistols--Anarchy In The U.K.
REM--Finest Worksong
Portishead--Sour Times
Clash--Train In Vain
Cure--Boys Don't Cry

11am hour

Blondie--Heart Of Glass
INXS--The One Thing
Tears For Fears--Change
Killing Joke--Eighties
Siouxsie & The Banshees--Dear Prudence
Violent Femmes--Gone Daddy Gone
U2--When Love Comes To Town
Dandy Warhols--Bohemian Like You
Echo & The Bunnymen--Bring On The Dancing Horses
Red Hot Chili Peppers--Higher Ground
Revolting Cocks--Da Ya Think I'm Sexxxxxy
Depeche Mode is still on the road promoting the latest cd, Playing the Angel. The next leg of the tour kicks off Thursday. They've decided that this time around they will record all the shows and make them available as limited edition cds and digital downloads. There will be about 50 double cds that will eventually be available for fans, so you'll have lots of live Depeche Mode to enjoy! You can check out more info here.
Iggy & the Stooges are working on a new cd! They are writing and recording a new, full length cd with producer extraordinaire, Steve Albini. The cd is due out next year with a full scale tour to follow.


Back in the fall, Jack White agreed to write and record a new jingle for Coca-Cola. Well, the commercial is finally ready to check out. The ad has been airing on Australian television, and you can check it out right here.
TIckets for Tool's show May 15th at the Fox Theater went on sale this morning at 10am. The show sold out at 10:03 am. That's right! Tickets sold out in only three measly minutes! Don't you worry though...89x will give you a shot at FRONT ROW Tool tickets starting Monday at 9am. Check out 89xradio.com for all the info. And by the way, Tool will launch a full length North American tour in the fall...so if you missed out this time, it may be comforting to know that they'll be back in just a couple of months.


If you missed the big annoucement today...here's the deal on the 89X 15th Birthday Bash!

Sunday, June 18th...89X is proud to throw the biggest, baddest bash!


Dashboard Confessional
Yeah Yeah Yeah's
Hawthorne Heights
Mindless Self Indulgence
We Are Scientists
Love Arcade
Ashes Of Soma
Bedouin Soundclash
Say Anything

The Bash will be downtown at the Fox Theater, State Theater and Woodward Outdoor Stage.

The ticket presale is going on now through Thursday at midnight. Tickets go on sale through all Ticketmaster Outlets starting Friday morning at 10am.


The new Tool single, "Vicarious" has leaked on the net. I'd post a link so you could check it out, but I'd be in BIG trouble. No, make that REALLY BIG trouble. So do what you have to, but if anyone asks, I know nothing! Keep it on 89x to hear the Band-Approved-Non-Stolen-Version of "Vicarious." Or Maynard will kill you. And you don't want that...
A documentary chronicling the life and times of Joe Strummer will be released on dvd at the end of June. Strummer's long time friend, Dick Rude was heavily involved with the dvd. He went through a lot of Strummer's archives and assembled much of the dvd. Let's Rock Again is scheduled to be released on June 27th.
A new Smiths dvd will be out this summer. The Smiths--Under Review is a 90 minute documentary that tells the story of the band. The dvd includes live performances, videos, television appearances and interviews with the band. The dvd is expected to be released on June 6th.

8am hour

Sinead O'Connor--Nothing Compares To You
Pretenders--Back On The Chain Gang
U2--All I Want Is You
Til Tuesday--Voices Carry
Simple Minds--Alive & Kicking
Cure--Let's Go To Bed
Meat Puppets--Backwater
Blondie--Call Me
Jane's Addiction--Stop
David Bowie--Let's Dance
Peter Murphy--Cuts You Up

Altered Images--Happy Birthday
Boomtown Rats--I Don't Like Mondays
Depeche Mode--Everything Counts
REM--Can't Get There From Here
Catherine Wheel--Black Metallic
Yaz--Don't Go
Smiths--Big Mouth Strikes Again
Divinyls--I Touch Myself
New Order--Blue Monday
Violent Femmes--Add It Up
Talking Heads--Burning Down The House
Nick Lowe--Cruel To Be Kind

INXS--Devil Inside
Folk Implosion--Natural One
Mazzy Star--Fade Into You
Echo & The Bunnymen--Lips Like Sugar
Big Audio Dynamite II--The Globe
Faith No More--Epic
Duran Duran--Save A Prayer
U2--Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
The The--Uncertain Smile
Depeche Mode--Sea Of Sin
Talk Talk--Talk Talk

Siouxsie & The Banshees--Cities In Dust
Specials--Rudy, A Message To You
Smiths--What Difference Does It Make
Peter Gabriel--Games Without Frontiers
Stereo Mc's--Connected
Erasure--A Little Respect
Jane's Addiction--Ocean Size
David Bowie--Heroes
Radiohead--My Iron Lung
Belly--Feed The Tree
INXS--Never Tear Us Apart
Ramones--Blitzkrieg Bop


The Red Hot Chili Peppers will release the new, double cd, Stadium Arcadium, on May 9th. The band is currently scheduling dates for their North American tour, which is slated to kick off sometime in August. They have posted a list of cities that they are planning to visit on the tour, and yes, they have listed Detroit! The band will announce the full tour schedule including the dates on May 1st. The tickets for all the shows will go on sale to the public on May 13th, however fan club members will have access to tickets on May 7th. Stick close to 89X for further updates on the RHCP tour. And you can check out the band's video for "Dani California" right here.
Alice In Chains is gearing up for a U.S. tour. The tour kicks off May 18th, but the official routing schedule is not available yet. William DuVall is going to be handling vocals for all the U.S. shows.
Sonic Youth taped an episode of the WB show Gilmore Girls this week. Apparently the band digs the show and were delighted to have the chance to appear on an episode. The episode features the band playing an acoustic version of their new single "What A Waste." The single is from the band's forthcoming cd, Rather Ripped. The cd drops June 13th and the episode starring Sonic Youth airs May 9th on the WB.

8am hour

Roxy Music--Love Is The Drug
The Clash--I Fought The Law
Beastie Boys--Intergalactic
The Alarm--Rescue Me
The Proclaimers--I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
Peter Gabriel--Solsbury Hill
Crowded House--Don't Dream It's Over
Red Hot Chili Peppers--The Power Of Equality
Lou Reed--Walk On The Wild Side
New Order--Bizarre Love Triangle
REM--Losing My Religion
Berlin--The Metro

9am hour

Psychedelic Furs--The Ghost In You
The Verve--The Drugs Don't Work
The Stooges--I Wanna Be Your Dog
INXS--New Sensation
Simple Minds--Up On The Catwalk
The Cure--In Between Days
Butthole Surfers--Pepper
Inspiral Carpets--Two Worlds Collide
Elvis Costello--Pump It Up
Velvet Underground--Rock & Roll
Depeche Mode--Policy Of Truth
Jane's Addiction--Mountain Song

10am hour

Front 242--Headhunter
Ramones--Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
The Pixies--Here Comes Your Man
James--Sit Down
Social Distortion--Let It Be Me
Howard Jones--What Is Love
The Smiths--The Headmaster Ritual
Siouxsie & The Banshees--Kiss Them For Me
REM--The One I Love
The Clash--Clampdown
New Order--True Faith
Sex Pistols--Pretty Vacant

11am hour

Simple Minds--Don't You Forget About Me
Mighty Mighty Bosstones--Someday I Suppose
Joy Division--Love Will Tear Us Apart
Psychedelic Furs--Heaven
Blondie--One Way Or Another
Replacements--Hold My Life
Elvis Costello--Angels Want To Wear My Red Shoes
Nirvana--Where Did You Sleep Last Night
U2--Sunday Bloody Sunday
Veruca Salt--Seether
Modern English--Melt With You
Depeche Mode--Just Can't Get Enough
Housemartins--Happy Hour
Flaming Lips--She Don't Use Jelly


Pearl Jam will be appearing on Saturday Night Live on April 15th. They will play their new single, "World Wide Suicide" along with another song that is yet to be determined. Pearl Jam's new, self titled cd drops on May 2nd, and they'll be at the Palace for a big 89x show on May 22nd.

The Lostprophets will be back with a new cd in June. Keep an ear out for the first single from the cd called "Rooftops." A video is currently in the works for the single...it should be online at the end of the month or early May.
Tickets for the Panic! At The Disco show will go on sale Friday morning at 10am. The show is July 14th at the State Theater. They are also doing a show July 13th in Grand Rapids. Those tickets will also go on sale Friday morning.

Tickets for the Dave Matthews Band will go on sale this Saturday morning at 10. They will be at DTE on June 6th.

You can get tickets for both of these acts through ticketmaster.


Panic! At The Disco will launch their first ever headline tour June 6th, and indeed they will be making a stop in the Detroit area. You'll be able to check out the sweet and emotional sounds of Panic! At The Disco July 14th at the State Theater. And for those of you that need a double shot of sins, not tragedies...well, there's also a Grand Rapids date July 13th at the Orbit Room. Stay close and keep it on 89x for further ticket information.
Korn is gearing up for a big festival jaunt this summer. Munky says that they are going to be hooking up with the Deftones and probably a couple of other bands for a festival tour. No word on whether it will be called Kornfest.
Sully Erna and the boys will release the new Godsmack cd, IV, on April 25th. The first single from the cd is called "Speak" and you've heard it many times on 89x. Now you can check out the video for the song online. Enjoy. Erna recently did an interview with Launch and said that he was going though a rough spell when he recorded the new cd. He was dealing with a court/lawsuit situation plus he came clean and told his girlfriend that he had been lying to her. Still, Erna says that the record isn't a downer...he says it rocks pretty hard. Look for Godsmack to lay somewhat low over the summer, but they'll launch a headline tour in the fall.


Here's the list of songs from today's show:

8am hour

Split Enz--I Got You
Erasure--Chains Of Love
Queen/Bowie--Under Pressure
U2--Mysterious Ways
Transvision Vamp--If Looks Could Kill
The Clash--Train In Vain
Peter Gabriel--Red Rain
Sonic Youth--Sugar Kane
The Cult--Sweet Soul Sister
XTC--Senses Working Overtime
Pavement--Cut Your Hair
Talking Heads--Once In A Lifetime

9am hour

Depeche Mode--Never Let Me Down Again
New Order--The Perfect Kiss
Blondie--Heart Of Glass
Elvis Costello--Veronica
INXS--The One Thing
Midnight Oil--Forgotten Years
Revolting Cocks--Da Ya Think I'm Sexy
The Cure--Love Song
Soft Cell--Tainted Love
Radiohead--Paranoid Android
REM--Orange Crush
Siouxsie & The Banshees--Peek A Boo

10 am hour

Duran Duran--Planet Earth
Michael Penn--No Myth
Tears For Fears--Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Crystal Method--Busy Child
The Church--Under The Milkyway
Afghan Whigs--Rebirth Of The Cool
XTC--Making Plans For Nigel
Love & Rockets--So Alive
Red Hot Chili Peppers--Taste The Pain
Fugazi--Waiting Room
Pearl Jam--State Of Love & Trust

11 am hour

Ramones--I Wanna Be Sedated
Stone Roses--I Wanna Be Adored
Bow Wow Wow--I Want Candy
Midnight Oil--Beds Are Burning
Depeche Mode--Master & Servant
Social Distortion--Ball & Chain
Crowded House--Something So Strong
Psychedelic Furs--Pretty In Pink
Fine Young Cannibals--Johnny Come Home
The Cars--Just What I Needed
U2--Bullet The Blue Sky