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John Lennon, John Entwistle
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Monday, October 9: Rock Legends Remembered

Remembering two members of two of the biggest rock bands of all time time today (Oct. 9). Beatle John Lennon who would’ve been 77 and the Who’s John Entwistle who would’ve been 73.

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David Bowie, The Egg
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Tickets to See Celebrating David Bowie at The Egg Up for Grabs This Week on the Q

Let us hook you up with some tickets this week on the Q!

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Ramones
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Sunday, October 8: Tig’s Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (Oct. 8) to C.J. Ramone (bassist for The Ramones from 1989-1996.) He’s 52. Also today, we remember guitarist Johnny Ramone on what would’ve been his 69th birthday.

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9 Things You Would Miss About New York If You Left

With last weeks article I wrote about a million people to leave the state in the next five years. Here are the things you would either miss or remember New York for.

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Criminal Responsibility Age In New York To Raise

This is basically the law that will hold a 16 year old criminally responsible for their actions. New York is setting to raise the age. And there is more to the law which may impact you.

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If You’re A Fan Of Maple, You Need To Go To Glenville

Now a former apple orchard in Glenville will be the home of a maple sugaring facility that will entice your taste buds with everything maple flavored.

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Highland Tank in Watervliet gets Crashed!

Congrats to Highland Tank- this week’s winner of the Q103 Work Day Distraction!!!  With a workplace full of ridiculously hard workers, I was so glad to be able to swing by with a bucket of goodies from Primus tickets to T-Shirts...

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Rock Girl Weekly Update: Free Beer and Hot Wings Live!

Free Beer and Hot Wings are returning to Albany!  Get all the details on this week’s Rock Girl Weekly Update, on video straight from the studio...

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Tico Torres
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Saturday, October 7: Tig’s Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (Oct. 7) to Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres. He’s 64. Other rockers celebrating include John Mellencamp (66), Styx bassist Ricky Phillips (64), original Kansas bassist Dave Hope (68), and singer Marc Storace of Krokus (66).

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Local Rocker Moriah Formica Visits the Q Studios to Discuss Her TV Debut on ‘The Voice’

One of the Capital Region's own is rocking her way to a recording contract on this season of NBC's 'The Voice' this morning Shaker High's Moriah Formica stopped by the Q studios to fill us in on how her whole experience is going so far...

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Judas Priest
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Tig’s Metal Box: Judas Priest Nominated for R ‘n’ R Hall of Fame

The Metal Box is a weekly web series posted each Friday where we discuss all things hard rock and heavy metal: news, videos, interviews, live concerts and more.

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Tommy Stinson
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Friday, October 6: Tig’s Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (Oct. 6) to Tommy Stinson. The bassist for The Replacements (ex Guns N’ Roses) is 51. Other rockers celebrating include singer Thom Yorke of Radiohead (49), singer Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon (66), and guitarist Robert Sarzo of Hurricane (59).

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