Rodney on the Roq Ending After Over 4 Decades
May 26, 2017

Rodney Bingenheimer has announced he is ending his long-running, highly influential Modern Rock specialty show Rodney on the Roq next month. Bingenheimer's show debuted on KROQ/Los Angeles back in 1976.

In an announcement on Facebook, he wrote, "Rodney here. Want to let everyone know that I will be doing my last show for KROQ-FM a week from Sunday on June 4th/5th from Midnight to 3 am Pacific time.

It has been an amazing run, and I will be thanking all of you when I say goodbye to KROQ next week. I am planning on some special callers and special music as I say a proper goodbye.

As this chapter closes, I will be opening another chapter of my rock life soon. I may be done with KROQ, but I am not retiring.

I hope you continue to join me on that journey. I have the greatest fans of all time and you’ve made my time at KROQ a fantastic one.

Here’s to Rock and Roll. More to come…"

For more than 40 years, Bingenheimer has played new and cutting edge Rock artists on his show, helping break countless artists on the West Coast, from Blondie to the Ramones to No Doubt and countless others.




 
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