POTW: Stick It and Win! (1980s)

SYRACUSE -- This week, it's a trip back in time for the Picture of the Week.  Your editor's random internet surfing has turned up a collection of vintage radio station bumper stickers, posted on Facebook by a well known local radio personality.

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K-Rock Announces Halloween Havoc Concert Lineup

SYRACUSE -- National recording artists Disturbed will headline K-Rock's (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) Halloween Havoc next month at the Onondaga County War Memorial at Oncenter.  K-Rock program director Nixon says tickets go on sale this Saturday.

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POTW: Day and Night at the K-Rockathon (2010)

SYRACUSE -- You've no doubt heard about various concert tours postponing shows or calling them off altogether, citing lack of ticket sales (likely due to consumers getting fed up with high prices).  But one local PD says, "we just want to show if you do it right, [look] what happens."

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15,000 for 15th K-Rockathon

SYRACUSE -- The 15th annual K-Rockathon, hosted by Galaxy Communications trio of K-Rock stations (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) boasted a crowd of 15,000 in attendance this past Saturday.  Bob Niedt from the Syracuse Post-Standard covered the mega-concert at the State Fairgrounds -- click here to read his article, which appeared in today's paper.

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Avenged Sevenfold to Stream K-Rockathon Show Live

SYRACUSE -- When the band Avenged Sevenfold takes the stage during K-Rockathon 15 this Saturday, a live video feed of the performance will be streamed on at least four major websites, allowing fans worldwide to "virtually" join those in attendance at the State Fairgrounds.

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K-Rockathon Goes Hi-Tech with iPhone App

SYRACUSE/UTICA-ROME -- Galaxy's trio of K-Rock stations (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) are jumping on the Apple bandwagon with a new K-Rockathon 15 App available for the iPhone, the iPod Touch and the iPad.  The app is free and downloadable as of today.

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New Host for K-Rock Nights

SYRACUSE/UTICA -- The K-Rock trio of stations (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) has a new host for the night shift.  According to PD Nixon, the station has named Candace Curby the new 6-11pm personality, starting June 28th.  Current night jock Tiff is exiting for other opportunities outside radio. also has a photo of Curby.

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Former K-Rocker JJ Herr Gets APD Stripes in Raleigh

RALEIGH, NC -- National trades are reporting a promotion for former K-Rock (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) personality JJ Herr. Since 2007, he's been working middays at country station WQDR, and now adds Assistant PD duties at the Curtis Media Group-owned station.

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K-Rockathon 15 (2010) Lineup Unveiled

This is about the 2010 lineup.  For our 6/6/11 story about the 2011 K-Rockathon lineup, click here. Updated 6/8/10: SYRACUSE -- Avenged Sevenfold and Limp Bizkit are among the top names scheduled to appear at K-Rockathon 15 later next month at the New York State Fairgrounds.  The lineup was announced by Rainman on Monday evening […]

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POTW: Super Putter (2010)

SYRACUSE -- It's not a bird or a plane... it's K-Rock (WKRH/WKRL) morning guy Griffin doing the superhero thing recently at one of his station's  KRock N' Putt Wednesdays at Fairmount Glen Miniature Golf.

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