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Time for 97X News Now...a snapshot of what you can find on your 97X app.

 

Today is the 33rd anniversary of Appetite for Destruction...the debut album from Guns n' Roses.  Geffen Records A&R man Tom Zutaut says “No amount of alcohol or drugs [would] slow them down....there are plenty of bands that probably did less heroin and drank less alcohol, but imploded."

Turns out the snare drum you hate on on Metallica's St. Anger was actually the glue that kept the band going? That's what producer Bob Rock has claimed in a recent interview.

The 2020 Major League Baseball season is about to start, and Pearl Jam are adding to the excitement by providing the soundtrack new promos for the MLB Network featuring the band's "Superblood Wolfmoon" off the latest album, Gigaton

For those stories and Mississippi River Distillery's Magical Wart Cure...search for 97X Quad Cities in your app store.  Then you can read those and send us a chat for requests!  Even listen right from your phone!