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Selfish Needy Creatures Discuss Post Q-Ruption Fame In Exclusive Interview

Over the summer, local band Selfish Needy Creatures competed in the Play for the Stage contest, where a dozen bands performed over a span of three weeks, aiming at the shot of a lifetime- to open up for Godsmack at our Q-Ruption show. The quartet became finalists and ultimately won, and put on a great performance. Now, two months later, their 15 minutes of fame, literally, have made a big difference in their success as a band. Read on to see what the opportunity has done for them.

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Staind
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Staind Headlining the 2011 ‘Q103 Thanksgiving Hangover’

It's been a while since Staind has been on tour or for that fact anywhere in the Capital Region. After releasing their seventh studio album in September featuring the hit 'Not Again', Staind is back on the road and one of the stops before they begin a US and World Tour is the Q103 Thanksgiving Hangover November 26th at the Washington Avenue Armory 7pm.  

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Q103 Exclusive Chat With Maria Brink

Earlier this week, I got the awesome opportunity to sit down and chat with In This Moment frontwoman Maria Brink via telephone. Despite her being 3,000 miles away, I felt connected with her and like she was within arms reach, almost like I was talking to an old friend. Read on to find out more about her and the band and what they have been doing!

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Official Band Of Free Beer & Hot Wings Show ‘Wayland’ Visits Q103 [AUDIO]

If you listen to Free Beer & Hot Wings you’re probably somewhat familiar with Wayland. Check out their interview with Mrozek to hear their music and find out how everything got started for them.

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Photo by Kevork Djansezian,Getty Images
Photo by Kevork Djansezian,Getty Images
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Free Tickets For Carnival Of Madness Rock And Roll Relief Show Tonight At WT’s In Albany

This is a full blown party at WT’s 250 Western Ave. Albany tonight from 10p-midnight. Q103, the Q-Tease, and Miller Lite have 5 pairs of tickets for the Carnival of Madness show this Wed. at the Times Union Center.

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Upstate Photographers and Q103
Upstate Photographers and Q103
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Tonight Marks Trivia’s Last Night At Dublin’s

For the last few months, Q103's Smarter than a Q-Tease trivia has taken place at Dublin's Restaurant and Lounge on 4th street in Troy. Unfortunately, tonight's trivia will be our last at this location.

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Photo by Nick Lee
Photo by Nick Lee
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Adrenaline Mob In Studio With Q103′s Mrozek [AUDIO] [PHOTOS]

These guys rock! And they’re cool too. Incredibly well seasoned musicians and great guests as well.

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Photo by Nick Lee
Photo by Nick Lee
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“Rock And Roll Will Save Your Soul”- Selfish Needy Creatures Wins Play For The Stage!

Last night was the grand finale of Q103's Play for the Stage at Savannah's in Albany, and finalists Tamerlane, Selfish Needy Creatures and Pipebomb all performed for a second time to win the ultimate prize and opportunity- to open for Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Skillet, Sick Puppies and Egypt Central at next weeks Q-Ruption. Congratulations to SELFISH NEEDY CREATURES for being the big winners!

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photo: Nick Lee, Q103
photo: Nick Lee, Q103
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The Third And Final Round Of Play For The Stage [Photos] [Review]

Last night marked the last round of Q103's Play for the Stage at Savannah's in Albany. So far, local bands Pipebomb and Tamerlane are in the running, and the final three bands Kolekora, Selfish Needy Creatures and UnCivil Liberty all competed for that coveted last spot in the finals next week, for a chance to play Q-Ruption alongside some of the biggest names in rock. Read on to see who will be moving on to next week's battle of the bands finale.

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Upstate Photographers and Q103
Upstate Photographers and Q103
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Win Q-Ruption Tickets At Trivia!

Nothing to do on Wednesday Night? Come on out to Dublin’s Restaurant and Lounge located at 121 4th street in Troy for another round of Smarter than a Q-Tease trivia! We test your knowledge of pop culture trivia, including celebrities, sports, music, movies and current events, and based on how sharp you and your team are, you could win awesome prizes! This week's prize is perhaps the biggest in trivia history: tickets to Q-Ruption! Trivia happens from 7-9 pm so don’t be late! 

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Q103 / Nick Lee
Q103 / Nick Lee
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Q103′s Play For The Stage Round #2 Results

This past Friday, round two of Q-Ruption's Play for the Stage took place at Savannah's on South Pearl Street in Albany. The Hearing Aides, Tamerlane and Potter's Field all competed and played for 20 minutes to win a chance at the finals later in the month. Last week, Pipebomb was the big winner. Read on to see which band was also given a chance to open at this month's Q-Ruption!

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Q103 Winner Takes a Ride with Tommy Lee on the 360 Drum Kit Coaster [VIDEO]

Darla Cherry of Mechanicville got the concert experience of a lifetime.  She rode the 360 degree Drum Kit Roller Coaster with Tommy Lee from Motley Crue.  The Crue played SPAC on Saturday night and right after 'Same Ole Situation' Darla was strapped in.  See the video. 

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