Pick your poison: Do you want classic rock or soft rock? Detroit listeners can tune into several regional radio stations with rock programming. Some of these rock radio outlets are located in Detroit, while others find their way to Metro Detroit from Ohio and Canada. From Led Zeppelin to Imagine Dragons, these are the top hits.
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On air for more than 40 years, WCSX or "Detroit's Classic Rock" is the most popular rock radio station in the Detroit region. Owned by the Beasley Broadcast Group, listeners can tune into the "The Classic Rock Morning Show" on the way to work, while Jerry Tarrants hosts the evening show on the commute home and plays songs by Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, The Eagles, and more.
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Helmed by iHeart Media, The D recently rebranded from a classic rock favorite to a station now known as "Detroit's New Alternative." Expect to hear modern rock music from bands such as Imagine Dragons, The Revivalists, Weezer, and Rise Against. Don't miss "The Woody Show," a new morning show syndicated from "Alt 98.7" KYSR in Los Angeles.
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WRIF's motto is "Everything That Rocks" because the station plays local rock, hip-hop, and classics from the likes of Halestorm, Alice in Chains, Aerosmith, and The Offspring. Originally a 24/7 live stream, Dave & Chuck "The Freak" recently took over the morning show. Meanwhile, Screamin' Scott is there to rock out your nights.
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Located out of Southfield Michigan, WOMC plays "Detroit's Greatest Hits." If you like a variety of music, you'll want to tune into this CBS Radio-owned station, which broadcasts everything from Marvin Gaye to The Rolling Stones. In the afternoons, on-air personality Beau Daniels takes over.Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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Cool FM can be found on not one but two stations, both broadcasted from Ontario, Canada. This Blackburn Media station focuses on soft rock but it is known to "Play It All," as its slogan says. Tune in for the "Cool Ride Home" show to listen to Tom Petty, Van Halen, and Pearl Jam.