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Loudwire Radio Rock Top 20 Countdown with Mike ‘The Sandman’ Sanders

Welcome to the weekly Loudwire Radio readers poll.

Every weekend, Loudwire radio brings you the Top 20 songs of the week both from the airwaves and online.

However, we will also be playing one extra song on the show chosen by — you guessed it — the Loudwire readers!

Now, you once again have the chance to champion one of these five tracks into Loudwire Radio.


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Critical Failure from Bossier City describes themselves as a band that 'focuses on music with an edge but without abandoning discernible, strong melodies and dynamic vocals.' If the band name doesn't ring any bells, don't feel bad, they are fair

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This Day Forth is a band out of Longview, Texas that is making a lot of waves. Since forming in 2009, the band has performed with the likes of Buckcherry, Drowning Pool, Nothing More, Bobaflex, The Veer Union, Powerman 5000, My Darkest Days, Flaw, Janus, Adema, Earshot, Rev Theory, Earshot, Veins of Jenna, Dax Riggs, Girl on Fire, Scare Don't Fear, and Eyes Set to Kill just to name a few.

If you dig these guys and want to help them add opening for Trapt and Ha

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Kulture Kill, from Shreveport, formed in 2011 and have gained a pretty large following since. They have played pretty much anywhere and everywhere that would have them. From small bars to headlining Clicks in Tyler to opening up for national acts, this band has don

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Dirtfoot, the self described 'Gypsy Punk Country Grumble boogie' band is looking for a spot on the line up at XFest. The band's resume is fairly extensive. They've played at the Wakarusa Music festival several times and have opened up for the likes of Primus and Reverend Horton Heat. This band is a one of a kind and hails from right here in Shreveport. If you want to see them play at XFest15, use the codeword: DIRTFOOT here

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Trepid, from Bossier City, is a 'High energy, hard/alternative rock' that apparently likes 'Goat rides and monkey juggling'. What does that mean? I have no idea, but I'm pretty sure that means they like to party.

Trepid has opened up for MANY National touring acts at the War

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Category: XFest

Sign Up and Make Your Picks for the 2014-15 Football Pick Em Contest

Think you’re the top football expert in Shreveport? Sign up for our Football Pick Em contest and make your picks for every regular season pro football game this year. If you pick more games correctly than anyone else you win a shot at $10,000!

Each week of the 2014-15 regular season, we’ll give away CD prize packs to the person who correctly predicts the most game-winners

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Category: Shreveport News
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Replace a Word in a Movie or TV Show With ‘Lars’

We love movies. We also love Metallica. So we decided to combine that love in a little game. It's simple: just replace any word in a movie title or TV show with the word "Lars."

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10 Pictures of Hot Girls Drinking Cocktails on the Beach

Is there anything better than hot girls? Of course: hot girls in bikinis having a few cocktails, martinis and mixed drinks on a beach.

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Photo: Kevin McFerren

20th Birthday Bash Highlight Reel: Watch Madness Descend on the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium

The Rock Station 99X celebrated 20 years on the radio May 10, which means one thing: we'll be able to drink next year! Kidding aside, it means that we have the best listeners on the planet.

Check out some highlights from an amazing show that wouldn't have been possible without you.

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How to Win a Coors Light Refresherator

We know our listeners love a nice cold drink, so we've teamed up with the fine folks at Coors Light to give away possibly the greatest invention ever: a refresherator.

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Category: Contests
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Photo: Justin Massoud

We Have Cristina Scabbia’s DNA Thanks to This Coffee Cup [Photo]

Not to sound like total creepers or anything, but when Lacuna Coil singer Cristina Scabbia visited Shreveport last week, we served her a cup of coffee that she never finished. That styrofoam cup, complete with lipstick stains, is still sitting on Gonzo's desk. OK...that sounded a little creepy.

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Photo: Official Cristina Scabbia Facebook Page

Cristina Scabbia Rocks Louisiana State Police Coffee Mug [Photo]

You might not have guessed it, but Lacuna Coil's Cristina Scabbia is a big fan of Louisiana State Police.

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