The Morning X This Week Podcast 10-15-21

The Morning X This Week Podcast is back with all the clips we didn’t hate this week. Locker Room talk returns, Mike Peck from...
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Stream The IceHogs Here

The Rockford IceHogs are back on the ice and fans are back at the B.M.O. Harris Bank Center!  You can stream every game of...
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Pet that Rocks: Yuna

High-five to Yuna, this week’s winner of Pets That Rock! Yuna’s owner, Shanna says, “Don’t let the smile fool you; she’s super-naughty!” Yuna has...
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Pet that Rocks: Katniss

High-five to Katniss, this week’s winner of Pets That Rock! Katniss is the Queen of the house and feels all humans should bow down...
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Be a Last Minute Qualifier

104.9 The X’s $12K Summer Giveaway Party is set for Friday, October 8th from 4:30p-7p at Oscar’s Pub & Grill in Rockford! Someone in the Stateline will win...
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Tool of the Day 10-5-21

Today’s Tool of the Day was swinging a pretty big bat with this lie. Find out what he tried to get away with in...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast - 10-1-21

The clips we liked from the last week are all here, in one podcast, including Bernie Sanders on the Sexy Bernie Costume, Shooters or...
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Pet that Rocks: Rufus

High-five to Rufus, this week’s winner of Pets That Rock! Rufus has the coolest jacket on and always feels he needs to keep the...
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Tool at The United Center

Tool is back on the road in 2022 and making their way through Chicago! March, 10th at the United Center. Tickets go on sale...
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Pet that Rocks Winner: Hobbes

High-five to Hobbes, this week’s winner of Pets That Rock! Hobbes enjoys drinking cocktails after a grueling day of chasing balls and barking at...
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The Real Rock Report 09-17-21

Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus speaks about his treatments and will find out soon if the chemotherapy worked, and the Black Keys have a new...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast - 09-17-21

Lots packed into one podcast this week. These are our favorite clips from the week, including Celebrity Dump, Rockford Missed Connections, Science News, Food...
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Pets that Rock: Dexter

High-five to Dexter, this week’s winner of Pets That Rock! His owner, Jodie, scored a choice of a gift card to Oscar’s Pub &...
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Tool of the Day - 09-13-21

Today’s Tool of the Day decided to drive a golf cart through a crime scene. One particular detail really tips this story into the...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast 08-27-21

All the clips we liked this week, all in one podcast, including Mark D’Antonio, Keffer from the FVV Shop, Marcos Curiel from P.O.D. and...
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Tool of the Day 08-27-21

Today’s Tool of the Day thought he could fit a LOT of junk down the toilet. Listen to the story to learn how that...
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Pets the Rock Winner: Eli

High-five to Eli, this week’s winner of Pets That Rock! His owner, Andrew, scored him a choice of a gift card to Oscar’s Pub...
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Tool of the Day - 08-13-21

Today’s Tool of the Day should probably find a better place to perform his illegal operations....
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The Morning X This Week Podcast - 08-13-21

Here are the clips we didn’t hate from The Morning X this week… including Tool of the Day, the cast of Little Shop of...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast 08-06-21

Here are all the clips we didn’t hate this week, including our interview with Dustin from Starset, Tool of the Day, and more....
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Tool of the Day 08-04-21

Today’s Tool of the Day just couldn’t stop robbing these types of establishments… even after he was busted… play the episode for the full...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast 07-30-21

All the clips we liked this week, all in one podcast. And lucky you, this is one’s halfway decent. Saddest movie deaths, Animal stories,...
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Tool of the Day 07-29-21

Today’s Tool of the Day brought a secret weapon to her robbery. Find out what it was by listening to the episode!...
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Tool of the Day - 07-26-21

Today’s Tool of the Day was just trying to show off… and now he’s in the hospital. Listen to find out why.  ...
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Real Rock Report 07-23-21

Aaron Lewis forgets he already played a song, plays it twice, Dimebag Darrel murder location rezoned, and Lollapalooza to stream live on Hulu… all...
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Tool of the Day - 07-23-21

*NSFW* Warning – Today’s Tool of the Day was straight up nasty. He got caught before it got too far, but still. Gross. Listen to...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast 07-23-21

Here are all the clips we liked from The Morning X this week, all in one podcast. Including Rockford Missed Connections, Crackhead Chris,  Would...
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Tool of the Day - 07-22-21

Today’s Tool of the Day decided to beat the heat by going for a swim … it was what she was wearing and where...
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Real Rock Report 07-22-21

Vans teaming up with Metallica for some special edition sneakers, GNR getting into the smoking apparatus game, and Aaron Lewis hitting the road, all...
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Tool of the Day - 07-21-21

Today’s Tool of the Day was choking and the police saved his life… it’s what he choked up that got him in trouble.  Hear...
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Real Rock Report 07-21-21

Tallinda remembers Chester, Slash with a new line of guitars, and some release info, all in today’s Real Rock Report.  ...
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Tool of the Day - 07-20-21

For today’s Tool of the Day – it’s the case of the Overkill Candle Bandit. Play the episode to find out why we’ve called...
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Real Rock Report 07-20-21

Iron Maiden’s got a double album coming out, Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam doesn’t want to require vaccination cards at concerts, and Mark Hoppus...
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Real Rock Report 07-19-21

Beastie Boys pay tribute to Biz Markie (RIP), Weezer talks new album(s), and Lzzy Hale gets honors from Gibson Guitars....
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Tool of the Day - 07-19-21

Today’s Tool of the Day is actually multiple people, all Taco Bell employees who had a brilliant idea at work recently…play the episode to...
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Tool of the Day - 07-16-21

Today’s Tool of the Day is one of the most Floridy Florida Man stories we’ve heard in a while. He tried to throw WHAT...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast - 07-16-21

Here are the tracks we thought were worth it this week, including our interview with Modern Mimes, Psychobilly Freakshow, The cast of You’re a...
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Sammy Hagar & The Circle

Sammy Hagar & the Circle are coming to Aurora’s River Edge Park on July, 18th! Tickets are on sale now. Grab you’re below. Click...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast - 07-09-21

Here are the clips we thought were worth a damn this week, all in one podcast! Including fireworks mishaps, Good News, Rockford Missed Connections,...
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Tool of the Day - July 8th, 2021

Today’s Tool of the Day was trying to flee from police and made a very dumb mistake.  Listen to hear the full story!...
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Tool of the Day - 07-06-21

Today’s Tool of the Day required some banjo music to properly tell the story. She really… REALLY wanted to be in the 4th of...
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Real Rock Report 07-02-21

KISS to continue without Stanley and Simmons, a note from Vicky Cornell, Motionless in White with a new video, Korn and Pearl Jam Funkos...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast 07-02-21

Here are the clips we enjoyed this week, including Celebrity Dump, your embarassing fart stories, Tommy Vext of Bad Wolves, your fireworks injuries and...
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Tool of the Day - July 1st, 2021

Today’s Tool of the Day comes to us from our very own home state of Illinois. Find out what she did … and with...
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Real Rock Report 06-21-21

Sad news for the Foo’s, Dave Ellefson’s tracks erased, and Mike Shinoda collabs on a new song in a cool way....
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Tool of the Day - June 21st, 2021

Today’s Tool of the Day broke a major rule when it comes to hiding the fact that you’re intoxicated. Listen to find out what...
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Real Rock Report 06-18-21

Members of the Deftones and more playing a live stream concert for mental health this weekend, 2 EVH guitars for sale, Noodles gets eye...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast 06-18-21

Here are the clips we liked this week, including Drunk Adult or Little Kid, Celebrity Dump, Jeff Belanger of the the “Devil Made Me...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast - 06-11-21

Our favorite clips of the week are in, all in one podcast, including science stuff, Celebrity Dump, how to have a perfect weekend, and...
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Tool of the Day 06-04-21

Today’s Tool of the Day comes from Jolly Ol’ England, and needs a lesson on how to hide from the cops. Listen to hear...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast 06-04-21

All the clips we felt were ok this week, including a clip from our Moriah Formica interview and Rick from From Ashes to Embers,...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast 05-21-21

Here are the clips we liked this week, including Myles Kennedy, Your Roadkill Stories, Your Crazy Beliefs and more.  ...
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Corey Taylor Ticket Drop

Score your way into Corey Taylor’s sold out show at The Apollo Theatre! Lou will be at Oscar’s Pub & Grill on East State...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast 05-14-21

Here’s are the clips we liked from the Morning X This Week, including Celebrity Dump, Is Your Pet a Dating Dealbreaker?, Mike Peck from...
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Tool of the Day - May 10th, 2021

Who’s the Tool in today’s story? Was it the guy who thought he could steal two cop cars and get away with it? Or...
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Tool of the Day - May 5th, 2021

Today’s Tool of the Day gets extra tool points for being a tool on an airplane, but it’s WHY she attacked the flight attendant...
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Live X-Clusive with Keith Wallen

Keith Wallen (Breaking Benjamin, Adelita’s Way) joined us for a live-streamed interview promoting his new song “Dream Away,” and a lot more, including a...
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Tool of the Day - April 27th, 2021

Today’s Tool of the Day had a very appropriate T-shirt for having lied to the police. Find out what was on it in today’s...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast 04-23-21

A collection of clips from this week on The Morning X. Thanks as always!...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast - 04-16-21

Here are the clips we thought were worth your time this week. Enjoy, and thanks as always....
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Tool of the Day - April 16th, 2021

Today’s Tool got drunk and then got home to take a nice warm bath… now he’s in jail… hear how and more surprising details...
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Tool of the Day - April 15th, 2021

Today’s Tool of the Day got kicked out of his grandmother’s house (you know you suck if granny gives you the boot). Then, when...
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Tool of the Day - April 14th, 2021

Today’s Tool bought a house and a car. Why does that make her the Tool of the Day? You’ll have to listen to find...
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Nominate a Hero Today

Local heroes are out there every day making sure we’re safe and taking care of us, so 104.9 The X and Nunzio’s want to...
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The Morning X This Week Podcast - 04-09-21

These are some of the clips we thought you’d like this week including: Brutally Honest Slogans, Signs of Middle Age, Good News, Celebrity Dump,...
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Jeremy Spencer Live X-Clusive

If you missed it yesterday, Jeremy Spencer, formerly of Five Finger Death punch and now the frontman of Psychosexual joined us for an X-Clusive...
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Tool of the Day - April 9th, 2021

Bonus Tool! Today we have double tools in the same story! These two were waitors at Denny’s. I said “were” because they’re likely not...
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Tool of the Day - April 8th, 2021

Today’s Tool stole a car from a dealership. Little did she know… hear the episode to find out how little she actually knew…...
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Tool of the Day - April 7th, 2021

Today’s Tool of the Day decided that since he couldn’t afford to buy wine, that he would just drink it in the store. Then...
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Tool of the Day - April 6th, 2021

Today’s Tool of the Day was on his way OUT of jail when he did something that landed him right back in there. What...
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Tool of the Day - April 5th, 2021

Today’s Tool of the Day had a bag of what he called “Salt for his ingrown toenail” … the cops figured out it was...
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