M Shadows - Avenged Sevenfold

Posted 7/26/2014 8:42:00 AM

M. Shadows recently called WMMR to talk about Mayhemfest and a variety of topics. We chatted about the tour, bands they wanted to bring on tour with them, golf, family and find out who the biggest prankster in the band is. Also, M Shadows spoke about the A7X video game that is dropping in August. Mayhemfest will be in town on the 1st of August with WMMR broadcasting live for complete concert coverage. Thanks for listening,

Markus



Chevelle's SAM LOEFFLER Talks 'La Gargola', Brotherhood & More [INTERVIEW]

Posted 7/15/2014 5:23:00 PM

CHEVELLE is approaching their 20th anniversary, a huge milestone for a band of brothers (or any band, for that matter). Sara caught up with drummer SAM LOEFFLER to talk about how fans are reacting to their latest record La Gargola, the band's partnership with Tech For Africa, what he and his brother/bandmate Pete grew up listening to, and more. Plus, he answered the essential 5 Questions - take a listen!

Chevelle is on tour now, and they'll be in our area Friday August 29th at the Tower Theatre with Kyng and Dayshell - Get tickets HERE.



American Cancer Society Bikeathon

Posted 7/6/2014 2:24:00 AM

This weekend, Carla & Jonathan Rinde, two Cancer survivors as well as Amanda Calabrese, The Community Events Specialist for the ACS who focuses on Bikeathon. We discussed surviving Cancer, diagnosis, care, the Bikeathon and more. The ACS Bikeathon needs volunteers, SAG Wagons and Safety Riders. Get information to volunteer and to ride HERE. Follow the ACS Bikeathon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pintererst as well. Thank you for listening,

Markus



Shaun Morgan - Seether w Markus & Rabbi

Posted 7/1/2014 2:47:00 AM

Yesterday, Shaun Morgan Welgemoed, frontman of Seether, called WMMR to talk about their new record, Isolate & Medicate, which is being released today in the USA. We talked about the writing & recording of the record as well as Shaun's Philadelphia memories, his first baseball game and world cup. Follow Seether at their website, or on Facebook or Twitter. Thanks for listening,

Markus & Rabbi



Childhood Cancer - Public Affairs

Posted 6/23/2014 3:42:00 AM

Yesterday, Alec Kazanjian, currently battling Cancer, Cameron Humphries, his best friend, and Dr. Nick Evagelou, An attending physician for Pediatric Oncology at CHOP. They were in the studio to discuss cancer in children, diagnoses, treatment and what a child has to go through during this type of battle. There is a fundraiser dinner for Alec later in the summer and you can get all of the details here. Get more information about Childhood Cancer at the CHOP Website, the ACS website, and Sign up to ride in The ACS Bikeathon Here. Thanks for listening,

Markus 



Jay Buchanan - Rival Sons

Posted 6/21/2014 3:29:00 AM

Yesterday, Jay Buchanan, lead vocalist of The Rival Sons called the WMMR studio to discuss their new album, The Great Western Valkyrie and a lot more. The new record is the best album of 2014, so far, hands down. Jay and I discussed the new record as well as Dave Beste's impact on the band as the new member. Jay also shared his hardest life lessons learned being in the music business as well as some of the band's greatest achievements. Jay is open, honest and real in sharing his feelings about the many topics covered around The Great Western Valkyrie. Get more information about the band at their website and on Facebook. Follow them on Twitter. Thank you so much for listening. Pick up the new record. It's awesome.

Markus



Alex Turner - Arctic Monkeys

Posted 6/20/2014 4:01:00 PM

Yesterday, I had a chance to speak with Alex Turner, lead vocalist of The Arctic Monkeys, about a variety of subjects including the making of AM, touring, World Cup and more. His answer to the 1st question picks up 1/4 of the way through because of the phone signal. He began the answer with the latter of the two. Get more information about the Arctic Monkeys at their website or on Facebook. You can also follow the band on Twitter. Thank you for listening, 

Markus 



Eastern State Penitentiary - Public Affairs

Posted 5/25/2014 9:04:00 AM

Today, Sean Kelly, The Sr. VP and Director of Public Programming, was in the studio to talk about all of the great tourist and educational aspects of the first prison in the USA. The current exhibit which focuses on national trends in incarceration. It really gives a good look at the US Prison system and why there should be dialogue and change. We also discussed the other exhibits including Al Capone's cell and the legendary "Terror Behind The Walls" Haunted Prison during halloween. A great place to visit and get to know about the city of Philadelphia. Follow Eastern State on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Get more info at their website. Thanks for listening,

 

Markus



Dog Aggression Week - Public Affairs

Posted 5/18/2014 1:59:00 AM

Today, International Dog Aggression Expert, Jim Crosby was in the studio with Kathy McGuire who is President of NJ Aid For Animals, incorporated from Ceder Brook, NJ, to discuss Dog Aggression. It is Dog Aggression/Dog Bite week. We were able to talk in detail about Dog aggression, signs both obvious and not obvious in reading a dog and it's aggression levels. We also spoke about an event that is happening at the Wyndam Hotel in Mt. Laurel today, from 12-3pm, DETAILS HERE. Get information about dogs and NJ Aid For Animals, here. So much fantastic information for all dog lovers. In most cases there is human responsibility for dog attacks on humans. Thank you so much for listening,

 

Markus



Taylor Momsen - The Pretty Reckless

Posted 5/7/2014 9:39:00 PM

Friday, I had a chance to chat with Taylor Momsen, Lead Vocalist/Rhythm guitarist of The Pretty Reckless. We spoke at great length about the making of the album, Hurricane Sandy, Music, touring, life and more. The Album, Going To Hell is out and a great listen. A very good Rock Record. Get more information about The Pretty Reckless at their Website or on Facebook. Follow The Pretty Reckless on Twitter. Thanks for listening,

Markus In The Darkus



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