WMMO Music News 

Billy Joel celebrates 100th show at MSG with some help from The Boss

  • 9:11 am Thursday, July 19th, 2018 by Denise Ryan

Wednesday night marked Billy Joel’s 100th show at NYC’s Madison Square Garden and his 54th consecutive since he started his residency, both are records for MSG.

To honor the occasion, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared July 18th as Billy Joel Day in the state.

Since it was definitely a night for celebrating, Billy Joel got some help from The Boss at the show.

Before Billy Joel even finished introducing him the crowd was calling out “Bruuuuuuuce.”

Joel said they “go back a long way. We were both on the same record label and got dumped by the same label.” (Bet that record label feels [More]

Springsteen On Broadway Comes To Your Living Room On Netflix

  • 2:03 am Thursday, July 19th, 2018 by Joe Rock

Get a glimpse of “Springsteen On Broadway” coming to Netflix in December.

New Billy Gibbons Blues Album, Tour

  • 3:30 pm Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 by hildiwmmo

If you love you some blues, you’re gonna love this news.

ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons’ “Big Bad Blues” is due out soon with a tour to follow.

The album is a mix of new, original tunes and classic blues covers.

We’ll have your details as soon as they’re announced.

Def Leppard’s New Beer Coming to Rock & Brews

  • 8:52 am Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 by Denise Ryan

Def Leppard teamed up with Elysian Brewing Company to create a new beer that hit the market back in May.

It’s only fitting that the first restaurant to feature the beer is Rock & Brews, the chain co-founded by Kiss members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley.

As Joe Elliot put it, “Rock & Brews celebrates everything that is rock and roll and is the perfect place for fans to indulge themselves with a cold Def Leppard Pale.”

To celebrate this rockin’ partnership, they’ve got some cool promotions coming too like winning a trip out to LA to see the final show of the Def [More]

WATCH: Brand New Trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody Movie

  • 2:44 pm Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 by hildiwmmo

The new trailer for the highly anticipated Bohemian Rhapsody is here and it looks awesome! Watch it now!

If You Want A Job In Law Enforcement Casselberry Police Are Hiring

  • 1:14 pm Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 by Joe Rock

Get details on how to become a Casselberry Police Officer.

Guns N’ Roses Rules YouTube

  • 8:55 am Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 by Denise Ryan

The biggest musical act on YouTube for the ’80s and ’90s is Guns N’ Roses.

The music video for “November Rain” has now passed one billion views. That’s billion, with a B! That’s not too surprising I suppose, it is epic.

So how did it get that many views?? In 2017, the video averaged 560,000 views per day! Plus they’ve been on a massive world-wide tour the past few years so a lot of people have been checking out their videos again… or for the first time even.

“November Rain” is the first music video from the ’90s to hit that one billion [More]

Alan White Of Yes Talks 50 Years Of The Band And Upcoming Show At Plaza Live

  • 10:38 am Monday, July 16th, 2018 by Joe Rock

Yes drummer Alan White talks about the bands 50th anniversary tour, their upcoming show at Plaza Live and more.

Sneak Peeks from Zeppelin of New Illustrated Anniversary Book

  • 8:44 am Monday, July 16th, 2018 by Denise Ryan

We’re getting some sneak peeks from Led Zeppelin of their upcoming illustrated book celebrating the band’s 50th anniversary.

Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin will be the first official illustrated book and has input from all 3 surviving members.

No release date is confirmed yet other than it will be sometime in October.

See the sneak peeks HERE.

And if you want to pre-order the book, you can do that HERE.

CFL Musicians! Here’s How to Get Your Music Played on 98.9 WMMO!

  • 10:34 am Friday, July 13th, 2018 by hildiwmmo

Every week on 98.9 WMMO’s Sunday Morning Acoustic, we feature a great artist with roots in Central Florida.

If you’re a great, local artist who wants to get played on Sunday Morning Acoustic, email me at hildi@wmmo.com.

Send a link to preview the song file, rather than an mp3, if you can. mp3 files are really large and get stuck in my mailbox.

Your submission should be rock-based and original.

We will need good quality audio for airplay and cannot accept YouTube files or something that was recorded on a cell phone.