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Alien Weaponry to open for Aussie hellraisers Airbourne

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 12:05 pm | The Rock FM

Airbourne are taking Kiwi teen metallers Alien Weaponry on the road with them when they tour New Zealand early next year. Presented by The Rock FM , Australia’s raucous rockers Airbourne (Joel O’Keeffe, Ryan O’Keeffe, David Roads and Justin Street) ... More >>

The Rock presents the NZ Music Month Sessions

Friday, 17 April 2015, 3:01 pm | The Rock FM

Five of Auckland’s top bands Fire At Will, Ekko Park, Silence The City, New Reptiles & Valedictions are set to rock the NZ Music Month Sessions at the Ding Dong Lounge in Auckland CBD next month. More >>

Bryce Casey 30 Hours through His 55-Hour Bowling Challenge

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 2:27 pm | The Rock FM

The Rock’s Bryce Casey is 30 Hours through His 55-Hour Bowling Challenge for Cure Kids More >>

Villainy announce The Amunition Tour 2014

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 9:41 am | The Rock FM

NZ Rock Band VILLAINY announce THE AMMUNITION TOUR 2014 presented by The Rock. Following winning the 2013 Vodafone NZ Music Award for Rock Album of Year for their debut album Mode. Set. Clear , The Ammunition Tour will see the band reconnect with their loyal ... More >>

Blacklistt Announce Always Tour 2014

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 1:50 pm | The Rock FM

The Rock FM are proud to present the Blacklistt Always Tour 2014. Blacklistt is one of New Zealand’s most iconic and successful rock/metal bands. Made up of 4 of the original 5 members of Blindspott, Blacklistt deliver a dynamic live performance like ... More >>

Head like a Hole - The Monsta X Tour Starts Next Week

Friday, 2 August 2013, 4:04 pm | The Rock FM

Head Like A Hole’s Monsta X tour is upon us. Commencing next Thursday at Auckland’s Kings Arms, tickets to all shows are selling rapidly. Unfortunately the Christchurch show has sold out and there will be no further tickets available. More >>

They’re loud, scruffy, and they don’t dress like girls.

Tuesday, 27 September 2011, 12:32 pm | The Rock FM

They may have lost the mullets, leather pants, and got hitched somewhere along the way, but after a sixteen year break these blokes are ready to rock once again. West Auckland band Alienblade have shrugged off the lame factor, and taken the title of ... More >>

Go from Lame to Fame with The Rock

Tuesday, 6 September 2011, 1:11 pm | The Rock FM

One New Zealand band is set to go from totally lame to potential fame, thanks to The Rock. The Rock is searching for a band from the good old days that never made it off the ground. They’ll be given a platform to jump into the world of Rock and ... More >>

Radio Station Prize to Balance Winners Assets

Wednesday, 1 September 2010, 11:09 am | The Rock FM

Palmerston North woman Anna Harkness has won a radio station competition that will see her become the proud owner of a new pair of boobs. After spending her adult life with a lopsided chest, Anna and her husband Jason are hugely grateful to The Rock ... More >>

OPSHOP hit the road

Wednesday, 11 August 2010, 10:56 am | The Rock FM

  OPSHOP is officially New Zealand’s favourite band, with their third studio effort Until the End of Time debuting at number 1 in the Official NZ Music Chart this week. More >>

State of Rock Tour Adds More Dates

Tuesday, 22 June 2010, 3:03 pm | The Rock FM

Due to public demand, the State of Rock tour has added on two extra dates – Thursday July 22nd in Napier and Friday July 23rd in Tauranga. More >>

Rock FM Promises Best Local Rock Tour Of Year

Wednesday, 19 May 2010, 10:43 am | The Rock FM

The Rock FM brings you three of New Zealand’s hottest new bands to hit the pubs this winter as part of the State of Rock Tour - easily THE best local rock tour this year!! More >>

Folden Sells on Trade Me

Friday, 7 May 2010, 5:26 pm | The Rock FM

New Zealand’s greatest motoring miracle, the FOLDEN sold on TradeMe yesterday for $62,700 to a Christchurch businessman. More >>

I Am Giant NZ Tour Dates

Wednesday, 10 February 2010, 5:12 pm | The Rock FM

Based in London, I Am Giant is a new band comprising of two New Zealanders Shelton Woolright from Blindspott (drums) and Paul Matthews from Stylus and Tadpole (bass) and two Londoners Max O’Donnell (guitar) and Ed Martin (vocals). More >>

The Rock Interviews AC/DC’s Brian Johnson

Friday, 29 January 2010, 11:20 am | The Rock FM

The Rock radio station has been privileged with the only New Zealand AC/DC interview while the godfathers of Rock are in the country. The Rock’s Tracey Donaldson spoke to AC/DC’s animated front man Brian Johnson in a 15 minute interview that covered ... More >>

Valentines Twist On The Early Morning Fitness

Friday, 13 February 2009, 4:04 pm | The Rock FM

Listeners of The Rock radio station this morning proved their love for their wives, alongside their love of beer, with the stations annual Wife Carrying competition for Valentines Day. Forget giving flowers and chocolates, men were encouraged to ... More >>

A Valentine’s Date - The Rock Way

Tuesday, 10 February 2009, 3:44 pm | The Rock FM

The Rock is playing cupid this year at the funniest Valentine’s date in town. The Rock listeners get the chance to prove their love (of beer!) in The Rock’s Annual Wife-Carrying Competition. More >>

Rock The Park 2009

Tuesday, 10 February 2009, 12:42 pm | The Rock FM

Brought to you by The Rock & ‘V’ Energy Drink Rock the Park is back for ‘09 thanks to The Rock and ‘V’ Energy Drink and boasting an epic Kiwi line-up. And what better way to take your mind off the recession than to head along to the best ... More >>

Two lucky bands to play with Iron Maiden

Sunday, 14 December 2008, 2:18 pm | The Rock FM

Search for two lucky bands to play opening set at Iron Maiden Auckland and Christchurch concerts More >>

Ginger Nut Jumping In To Record Books

Tuesday, 8 July 2008, 1:15 pm | The Rock FM

Mike Heard, long suffering ginga and Bungy Jumping nut, will attempt to jump into the Guinness World Records from 6am, Friday 15 August under the Auckland Harbour Bridge from the AJ Hackett Bungy Pod. More >>





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