Seattle’s KLCK Flips to KVRQ (Rock 98-9)

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  • courtesy AllAccess.com     March 16, 2016 at 12:23 PM (PT)
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  • New In Seattle

    HUBBARD BROADCASTING Hot AC KLCK/SEATTLE, which had been stunting for the past five days with random music programming from artists of various genres, officially flipped to Rock KVRQ (ROCK 98-9) at NOON PT. It’s launching with a 12,000-song commercial-free kick-off, which is expected to take about 30 days.

    “Our market research throughout SEATTLE showed that with only two major FMs serving Rock listeners, a huge opportunity is available for Rock 98-9,” HUBBARD RADIO/SEATTLE Market Manager MARC KAYE stated. “We will be SEATTLE’s station for a wide span of Rock, with artists like AC/DC, FOO FIGHTERS, VAN HALEN, NIRVANA AND GUNS ‘N ROSES. ROCK 98-9 will play the most rock on the radio in SEATTLE.”

    “Our first mission is to attract a wildly creative, mad genius programmer to lead this brand and connect with guys in a no-bones, no bull, entertaining fashion,” HUBBARD RADIO SVP/Programming GREG SOLK said. “ROCK 98-9 will be unconventional in its thinking and we want a programming leader to build a very unique Rock station — that’s unorthodox, passionate and slightly off-center.

    “If you would like to live and work in an amazing city with award winning food and beer, a decent football team, and program Rock for HUBBARD, let’s hear from you,” KAYE added.

    Applications for the PD are at 989rocks.com and [email protected]. ROCK 98-9 is now streaming at 989rocks.com.

  • The first hour of Rock 98.9 consisted of:
    Nirvana – In Bloom
    Judas Priest – You’ve Got Another Thing Coming
    Living Colour – Cult Of Personality
    Aerosmith – Sweet Emotion
    U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday
    Ozzy Osbourne – Mama, I’m Coming Home
    AC/DC – Back In Black
    Linkin Park – Numb
    Def Leppard – Love Bites
    Blue Oyster Cult – (Don’t Fear) The Reaper
    Soundgarden – Spoonman
    Rush – Freewill
    Buckcherry – Crazy Bitch

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