Syndicated Programs

Hard Rock Nights


Hosted by radio veteran Brian Basher, Hard Rock Nights plays the rock you've come to love, today's hits and new tracks from around the rock world.  Turn it up loud every Tuesday night at 7pm. 

Corrupt All Around


You may know DJ Corrupt from Eve To Adam, and he's found a home here on Rock 98.9!  Corrupt, now an advocate for the medicinal value of cannabis, sends you on a trip full of music and knowledge.  Come get Corrupted every Wednesday night at 7pm. 



Skullcrusher is a no-nonsense, unfiltered, raw and unabashed show devoted to the latest in Hard Rock and heavy metal music. The Pharaoh commands you to listen every Thursday night at 6pm to his weekly Sick Six and tales of rock conquests.

The Knight's Den


There's no metal harder than a Knight's armor, except for the music he listens to.  Join Keith Knight, along with The Pharaoh and Michael Church for a 3 hour charge into the rock world.  Interviews with major artists, concert and festival updates plus a bit of crazy.  The battle begins every Thursday night at 7pm. 

Mostly Metal


Mostly Metal makes your lunch suck less!  Priscilla brings her man Puddin' and their devilish friend Lucie along for the best in metal from today and some tracks from the past.  Bring the weekend to a new level of heat every Friday at Noon. 

The Saloon Rock Club


Get tuned up!  Kevin and John bring that Philadelphia freedom down south with a full pitcher of rock to kick off your weekend.  Grab a cold one and get the party started every Friday at 4pm.

Rock 98.9 Exclusives

Sonic Assault


The Celebration of Nonsense begins here!  Your crazy hosts Brian and Shoeless Joe take you on a journey through the cartoon of life every week on Sonic Assault.  Add the best in today's hard rock and the local acts you've got to hear and you've got Rock 98.9's featured program.  See you every Monday at 6pm!

The Nooner


Join Rock 98.9 every Monday through Thursday at Noon for an hour of the best local and independent rock and more!  Also taking your requests and featuring a special Daily Double Shot from a different band.  

Backyard Rock


Brian brings the music you need to hear, the news you can use and finds out where all the cool shows are happening on Backyard Rock.  He's a man on a mission to bring the scene back to YOU.  Join him LIVE every Saturday Morning from 9am-Noon. 

The Midwest Takeover Radio Show


Your host Lee Swiatkowski brings you all the news and music you need to hear about from the independent rock scene in the Midwest.  From Chicago to the Twin Cities and beyond, join the takeover each week exclusively on Rock 98.9! Show premiere: April 2019