Jay Tilles

Jay Tilles

Jay is the rock producer for Radio.com. Prior work includes more than a decade of executive producing the popular Kevin & Bean Morning Show on Los Angeles’ KROQ-FM. He keeps it real in Long Beach, CA where he owns two retail stores. Follow him on Twitter.

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Cyber Monday Deals for Music Fans

Cyber Monday promises to drum up big dollars by attracting music fans with deep discounts on popular releases and music products ranging from t-shirts to headphones.

12/02/2013

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Thirty Seconds To Mars Set Release Date for Revealing Documentary, ‘Artifact’

Thirty Seconds To Mars’ documentary Artifact, chronicling their war with record label EMI, has finally been given a proper release date. But you won’t be able to see it in a theater near you.

11/22/2013

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails at Made in America 2013

Trent Reznor FaceTimes Cancer-Stricken Photographer During NIN Show

Typically a man of few (spoken) words on stage, Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor delighted a Las Vegas audience this weekend with a surprising act of kindness.

11/19/2013

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Imagine Dragons Shoot for the Moon in ‘On Top Of The World’ Video

Imagine Dragons blast into space with the release of their latest video, which could be their most entertaining so video far.

11/13/2013

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KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2013: Night 2 to Feature Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Lorde

Los Angeles alternative rock station KROQ announced Night 2 of the 24th Annual Almost Christmas concert this morning featuring Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Lorde, and more with tickets going on sale this Friday.

11/11/2013

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Avenged Sevenfold Don’t Care if You Don’t Like Them: “It’s Metal. It’s Rock ‘n Roll. It’s Dangerous.”

Avenged Sevenfold don’t crave Miley or Gaga’s popularity. When singer M. Shadows and bassist Johnny Christ sat down with Radio.com, they confessed they have no desire to be a household name. “It’s metal. It’s rock and roll. It’s dangerous.”

11/01/2013

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Black Flag to Release First New Album in 28 Years

The 22-track album will be the latest since the Los Angeles hardcore punk band’s 1985 full-length, “In My Head.”

10/25/2013

Lights Over Paris "Turn Off The Lights"

Wanna-be Rocker Scams Banks For $11 Million, Heads To Prison

In what feels like a made-for-TV movie, the lead singer of aspiring Orange County, CA, rock band Lights Over Paris has landed himself in federal prison after defrauding banks for more than $11 million.

10/22/2013

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Watch Linkin Park & Steve Aoki’s ‘A Light That Never Comes’

“It was about building this bridge between our two worlds and doing it in an organic way,” explained Aoki of the melding of rock and EDM in the new collaboration.

10/15/2013

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Skrillex Depresses Us With Jetset Life in ‘Try It Out’ Video

Directed by Alvin Risk and Skrillex himself, the fast-paced clip shows the DJ on safari being chased by an elephant, kissing a tiger cub, stage diving, and hanging out Jack Black, Zedd and the clock-necklace-wearing Flava Flav.

10/11/2013

Chester Bennington (Cody Black/KROQ)

Watch Stone Temple Pilots With Chester Bennington Go Acoustic For ‘Black Heart’

Chester Bennington, along with drummer Eric Kretz and brothers Dean and Robert DeLeo played a few songs off their recently released five-song EP, ‘High Rise,’ and talked about how they came together.

10/10/2013

Courtesy A Day To Remember

A Day To Remember Can Release ‘Common Courtesy’ Without Victory Records Says Judge

After a two-year legal battle with Chicago-based Victory Records, A Day To Remember is free to release their next full length without the involvement of the record label. Common Courtesy will be available October 8.

10/05/2013

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Watch Queens Of The Stone Age’s Josh Homme Audition For Star Wars, Sort Of

When British comedy duo of Stinky Mike find out Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme is a huge Star Wars fan, they decide to help out by putting him through a rigorous casting process.

10/01/2013

Mark Trombino behind the counter of Donut Friend (Photo: Jay Tilles/Radio.com)

From Blink-182 to Bacon-182: Inside Producer Mark Trombino’s Punk Rock Donut Shop

Producer Mark Trombino has helped Blink-182 and Jimmy Eat World, as they say, make the donuts, from Dude Ranch to Bleed American and other pop-punk gems along the way. Now Trombino is literally making donuts… with a nod to his punk past.

09/30/2013

Metallica with Mariano Rivera (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images Sport)

Metallica’s James Hetfield on ‘Through The Never’ & Sharing ‘Enter Sandman’ with Mariano Rivera

“For all those that didn’t get to see Kill ‘Em All, Master of Puppets, we have all those props and there’s a story line to give it longer legs so it’s just not a concert footage film.”

09/27/2013

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Phoenix’s ‘Chloroform’ Gets Radical Remix from Sleigh Bells

Good luck trying to find the original tune in here.

09/25/2013

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Watch AFI’s Davey Havok Cover INXS Alongside Dear Boy

During a cover of INXS’ hit “Don’t Change,” Los Angeles act Dear Boy surprised fans last night (September 24) with a surprise guest appearance by AFI singer Davey Havok.

09/24/2013

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