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Name: Chris Cobb Hometown: Longview, TX Top 5 Bands...at the Moment: Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Toadies, Foo Fighters, Pink Floyd, and Deftones. Fact few people know about you: I'm a pretty good cook and I also used to be a bartender.  I've been know to make some pretty rockin' cocktails and I love kickin' back on the weekends with the grill goin' and cold beer in the ice chest!! If you won a Grammy, who would you thank?: Probably Tama Drum Kits. What else would I win a Grammy for?  Its the only thing I can do musically. Most embarrassing moment: Oh, I have at least one a day, but don’t we all??? Tell us your dirty little secret: HA! All my secrets are dirty.  Shoot me an e-mail and maybe I'll tell ya..... What are your hobbies?: Music, Darts, Pool, Sports, Cooking, and havin' a good time… what ever that involves.... ;)
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Offer Free, 5-Track Live EP Download

As a special gift to their fans, Red Hot Chili Peppers are giving away a free five-track live EP on their website. By submitting your email address, you can get a free download of the EP, which features live versions of songs recorded during last year’s European tour.

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General Lee Vs. The Bandit [VIDEO]

I was sittin’ at home a few days ago watching one of my favorite classic movies, "Smokey and the Bandit," when it occurred to me how many awesome, iconic cars there are in movies and on TV.  Then I thought about how those cars would stack up against each other. Well lo' and behold, the interwebs delivered.

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Why Certain Areas of East Texas are ‘Dry’ and How to Make Them ‘Wet’

Yesterday, I talked about my favorite beers for beating the Texas heat. With that being said, there aren't too many other things that I enjoy more than sitting on my deck on a hot, steamy East Texas summer evening while sipping on a delicious, ice cold brew. There is just one thing that is confusing to me: Why do I have drive 20 miles out of town to get my beer?

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Should Tyler/Longview Ban Talking on Cell Phones While Driving? [POLL]

Unless you have just been living on the moon, you're probably aware that many places have already banned texting while driving. But now it looks like Chapel Hill, North Carolina is taking it a step further than everyone else.  The city is banning people from even using Bluetooth or any hands-free device while driving too. Basically, the city doesn't want you talking on the phone at all, while driving.  You can read more here.

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The East Texas Takeover – The Final Four [AUDIO/POLL]

Well, it's all come down this!  What a close race it's been each week, too!  Before you check out the bands here in our own version of the final four, do yourself a favor.  Click here and take a minute to take lo0k back at ALL the awesome talent we have right here in East Texas! That's what this is really all about.  Supporting local music!

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