Buzzsaw is Back on Sirius as Boneyard

For those hard and heavy classic rock enthusiasts like myself that have missed their favorite preset due to channel 19 being taken over by AC/DC the last several months, you’ll be glad to hear that Buzzsaw has re-emerged as XM’s “The Boneyard“, Sirius channel 19 and XM channel 53! There were pretty much only 3 reasons I… → Read More


Sirius XM Brings Back Strobe and Backspin

Sirius XM subscribers complained like hell and management finally listened. Starting January 15th you’ll have the disco/classic dance you can stand on Strobe and all the old school hip-hop your woofers can handle on Backspin. Sadly, some of the loudest voices I have heard here at SiriusBuzz were yelling for the return of the Boombox… → Read More

Open Letter To Sirius XM – More Music, Less Talk

Dear Sirius XM, When the concept of a merger came up, I was excited about the prospects of the company. I looked forward to a satellite radio company that could bring about the best that both services had to offer.Sirius and XM each had passionate fans that were 100% behind the service that they subscribed… → Read More

If You Blink, You’ll Miss It

As the much anticipated conference call of Sirius XM CEO Mel Karmazin draws near, you may have missed the lone company press release today regarding a new exclusive Beatles program on Sirius. I’m sure you are thinking, who cares? Am I right? Of course I am. I too, watched the stock get pounded to new lows… → Read More


Grateful Dead Still Sirius

It would appear that the music of the Grateful Dead is timeless. It is hard to believe, but the Grateful Dead channel on Sirius is getting ready to celebrate its one year anniversary! That right, the Dead have had a dedicated channel for a year, and in satellite radio style, the celebration will offer content… → Read More


The Spectrum Of John Mellencamp

Little ditty ’bout a a rock icon that has spanned decades. Whether you know him as John Cougar Mellencamp, John Cougar, or John Mellencamp, you are likely familiar with his music. He has had top hits over the past 30 years that are far more than a flash in the pan, and with a timeless… → Read More

Coldplay Nation on Sirius

Sirius announced today that Coldplay will take over Sirius’ Alt Nation (ch.21) for ten days. Coldplay Nation will premiere on Friday, June 13 at 6:00 pm ET and will air through Sunday, June 22 to celebrate Viva La Vida, Coldplay’s new album, which will be in stores June 17. The channel will feature music from… → Read More

E-Street Tribute To Danny Federici

Sirius will broadcast a special tribute memorializing the life and musical career of E Street Band organist/accordionist Danny Federici by his longtime friend, rock journalist Dave Marsh. Dave Marsh will host a two-hour special edition of his weekly show “Kick Out The Jams” in honor of Danny Federici, who passed away Thursday after a three… → Read More

REM Accelerates Into Sirius

REM is back, and they are serious. The band, which has many fans will be taking over Sirius Spectrum for an entire week beginning March 31st, 2008. Radio REM will feature exclusive interviews, and playlists spanning the 30 years career of the band. Sirius announced today that R.E.M. will take over its Spectrum channel for… → Read More


Sirius Launches Rolling Stones Radio

Sirius announced today that it will launch Rolling Stones Radio (ch. 12), an exclusive channel dedicated to rock icons the Rolling Stones. The channel will debut in conjunction with the release of Shine A Light, the Martin Scorsese film chronicling concerts from the band’s 2006 “A Bigger Bang Tour” performed in New York City’s Beacon… → Read More