A radio station in Vancouver, Canada, played Rage Against the Machine's "Killing in the Name" for hours starting Tuesday. The 1992 track played in a loop until at least Wednesday, but it's unclear who is behind the mysterious music marathon. Since then, the radio station has announced that it is "saying goodbye."
The station sometimes stopped playing the song, but according to Rolling Stone,,, to a strange radio broadcast just to play the listener request for the same song. Synchronized.
Other Twitter users have reported that if the caller requests another song, they will cut it out and continue playing "KillingintheName".
The host took a caller who was fed up with it. After telling her a joke, she asked what she wanted to hear. The caller said, "I don't know, anything else," then disconnected her and launched directly into Killing InTheNamehttps://t.co/TJ4FBNbYxm— Aiun, 🔜 (@KivrinAiun)June 30, 2022
We don't know when the song is looping, but many Twitter users are still playing on Wednesday. And as of Thursday, the station is no longer in service. KISS FM shared a short statement on their website that their Vancouver station is "saying goodbye" this week.
DJs Kevin Lim, Sonia Sidhu-Kennedy and Tara Jean Stevens have all announced that they will end their role at the station on Tuesday.
Kevin, Sonia and Morning organizers Lim and Sidukenendi issued a statement on social media on Tuesday, announcing their departure. "The five years at KiSSRADiO are over," they said. "KiSS is changing and unfortunately I was informed that I would not participate in this new chapter. This involves a lot of emotions, but I would like to express one overwhelming feeling. Thanks.
DJ Tara Jean Stevens tweeted, who had his last show at KISS on Tuesday.
Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello has retweeted the news about this song. "Yesterday, a pop radio station in Vancouver fired all the staff. Anyone in control this morning is playing Killing In The Name Of repeatedly from 6am (now 9:30 am)," the tweet said. Says. "Beautiful."
@RATM @tmorelloVancouver pop radio station 🇨🇦 I fired all the staff yesterday. Anyone who controls this morning is playing Killing In The Name Of repeatedly from 6am (currently 9:30). @KevinLimOnAir @Sonia_SidhuIt's beautiful. pic.twitter.com/kXi9BLKWb0— CDJ (@ RR7349)June 29, 2022
64} The lyrics were inspired by the atrocities of the police suffered by Rodney King and the subsequent 1992 Los Angeles riots.
It's unclear if the dissatisfied employee put the song in a loop or if it was a strange farewell to the radio station. CBS News is seeking comments from KISSFM's parent company, Rogers Sports Media, and three DJs, and is waiting for a response.
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