Sinclair/Norfolk Launches Classic Rock '96.5 Rocks'
March 29, 2016 at 12:01 PM (PT)
SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS has ended the simulcast of Alternative WROX (96X)/NORFOLK on W243DJ NORFOLK/106.1 WUSH-HD2 to launch Classic Rock “96.5 ROCKS.”
On the 96X FACEBOOK page, PD NICK CHAPPELL announced the debut of the new station, which "will feature the hits you know and love from the '70s, '80s, '90s and 2000s. You’re going to hear everything from artists like PEARL JAM, LED ZEPPELIN, AC/DC, SOUNDGARDEN, GREEN DAY, AEROSMITH, MOTLEY CRUE, THE ROLLING STONES, THE BLACK KEYS, PINK FLOYD, FOO FIGHTERS and so much more."
As far as WROX goes, losing the simulcast on 96.5 to Classic Rock will allow WROX at 96.1 to ramp "back up the amount of new music ... as we continue to break new artists here in HAMPTON ROADS as we’ve done in that past with bands like X AMBASSADORS and many others."