JOURNEY’S TRIP TO THE TOP

  Everyone at BAM, past and present, send a hearty CONGRATULATIONS to our friends and colleagues in one of the most successful bands to ever come out of the Bay Area, JOURNEY!!! They will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this Friday night, (April 7, 2017) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Train’s Pat Monahan will have the honor of inducting Journey into the hallowed rock hall founded in 1983 by Rolling Stone Magazine’s [...]

M. DUNG’S APRIL FOOL’S JOKE ON KFOG!

  Travel back in time!  We're going back to from 1984 to 1992 when KFOG 104.5 FM had a real "Wild and Crazy" DJ doing the morning drive time hours.  His name was M. Dung and he was as unique and different as Wolfman Jack was in the 1960's on the AM dial.  "Dung Boy" as we affectionally called him got his foot in the KFOG door by hosting what he called "The Sunday Night Idiot Show!"  He pulled all [...]

BAM’s Cheryl Alterman Gets Spotlight Showing

BAMmagazine.com's contributing writer and photographer, Cheryl Alterman has been selected to have an  exhibit of her fine works displayed at Daredevils and Queens Salon, in Santa Rosa's Historic Railroad Square District.  On display are hand picked photographs taken throughout her career of rock icons, such as Robert Plant, Green Day, Tom Petty, and Red Hot Chilli Peppers.  Each photograph showcases Ms. Alterman's unique style, is signed and fused onto metal.  "The metal format is a different medium to showcase my photos, [...]

GREEN DAY to Release New Studio Album “REVOLUTION RADIO” on Oct. 7th

ALBUM IS AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER TODAY FIRST SINGLE, "BANG BANG," NOW AVAILABLE    August 11, 2016 - (Los Angeles, CA) - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and Grammy Award-winning rock band Green Day will release their 12th studio album, entitled Revolution Radio, on October 7th via Reprise Records. The album is available for pre-order today at www.greenday.com. Those who pre-order will receive an instant download of the first single, "Bang Bang," which is now available. Watch a lyric video for the song exclusively via Facebook HERE.   Produced by Green Day [...]

METALLICA FOR THE MILLENNIUM

METALLICA FOR THE MILLENIUM By Kenny Wardell  The night before last Sunday’s “Super Bowl 50” featuring the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers battling it out in the biggest NFL game of the year at Levi’s Stadium, some 45 miles south of AT&T Park in San Francisco, there was a major rock concert in our City By The Bay that you may have heard about. The great Bay Area heavy metal rock band Metallica performed before a sold-out crowd in the cathedral/temple/mosque/stadium [...]

BAM’S BREAKING SANTANA/JOURNEY NEWS!

BAMmagazine.com was on hand for the Grand Opening of a extraordinary photography exhibit called “Jim Marshall- Seen Through The Eyes of Carlos Santana.” It is currently on display at Mumm Winery in Napa, California through March, 2016. Not only did we tour the show with the legendary Latin guitarist himself we also learned about Carlos’ new wine called “Savor” that is a benefit for Santana’s Milagro Foundation. That’s not all! BAM is happy to announce that Carlos and many of [...]