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Bryan Floyd

Weekday Afternoons 2:00pm to 7:00pm

Join Bryan on the Fox Drive 2:00pm – 7:00pm.

I wasn’t born, I spawned. Floyd is Irish for ”Only Child”. My first and only marriage was when I was 5-years-old to my pre-school sweetheart… we got a fake divorce and she now has a real husband. One day, decided I was going to chase down a life long dream, becoming a River Boat Gambler and making my own beef jerky, when that failed, I became a Radio Jock. “Strip Club Management” wasn’t available. That said, I may have taken Radio Broadcasting but I distinctly remember there being strippers. Rock & Roll and long weekends are right in my wheelhouse. In the summer you can typically find me, shirt off, in flip flops, on a beach or dock. I dig the Leafs, Jays, Raptors and of course the North Bay Battalion who I work Public Address for (One Minute Till Ceasefire)… 2014 Eastern Conference Champs!!! Sometimes, I make words sound sexy. If you see me buy me a drink… I like that!

Recent Posts

Band On The Rise, Break The Trend Break Into The Fox Studio

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btt studioBand on the rise, Break the Trend is more than just a band name, Break The Trend does just that. By mixing multiple styles of rock from four different backgrounds, along with intricate vocal harmonies, Break The Trend owns the title of North Bay’s most dynamic rock band. The band is made up of John Fournier (Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar), Alex Lajambe (Drums, Backing Vocals), Lucas Mullins (Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals) and Patrik Pharand (Bass Guitar, Backing Vocals). Set to release their brand new E.P “Talk Is Cheap” (which includes singles Hey Darlin’ and ‘Can’t Take It’) the band is currently preparing for their monumental CD release party June 26th at the North Bay Granite Club.
The boys stopped by the Fox Drive today to chat.

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Break The Trend are also our featured artist on today’s New Music Monday. Check out their new song Hey Darlin’ now and rate it at www.foxradio.ca

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Prime Time Sports Host Bob McCown Joins the Fox Drive to talk FIGHT OF THE CENTURY

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Bob McCown, Host of Prime Time Sports on Rogers Sportsnet The Fan 590, called in to the Fox Drive this week to talk to us about what will likely go down as the biggest boxing match of all time. Tomorrow night, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather will FINALLY face off in the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Bobcat discusses what he thinks will happen in the $300Million match and gives insight into which of his wine’s pairs best with the BIG fight.

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North Bay’s 7th Man, BEST in the League!

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Never heard of a more faithful legion of fans than the North Bay “7th Man”. These air horn honkin’, bull horn crankin’, scream at the top of their lungs, passionate Battalion fans make opposing rinks sound like libraries in comparison. The North Bay faithful have a way of making every game sound like a home game.

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Another fan bus packed with the loudest fans you’ll ever hear are heading down to Oshawa tonight to cheer on our Troops in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
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Kudos to the 7th Man!

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Ted 2, Official Restricted Trailer Looks Hilarious!

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If you were a fan of the original movie “Ted”  starring Mark Wahlberg, from funnyman Seth MacFarlane(Family Guy, Cleveland Show, American Dad), you’re gonna love THIS! The restricted trailer has been released and it looks hilarious! Ted 2 hits theatres June 26, 2015!
***NSFW – Rated R – Contains strong language and mature content***

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Sneak Peek at Kurt Cobain’s Lost Cover of the Beatles “And I Love Her”

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Just over a week now until the release of the Kurt Cobain rockumentary “Montage Of Heck” and we’ve gotten another taste of what’s in store. Not only will the full length documentary feature a 12 minute never before heard song from Kurt, but it will also include this lost cover of the Beatles “And I Love Her.”

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck will premiere on HBO on May 4th.

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David Hasselhoff BEST. VIDEO. EVER!!

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Say what you wan’t about the Hoff but he may have just put out the BEST video of all time. The song isn’t even as bad as you might expect from the former Baywatch actor. Watch as David Hasselhoff perfectly channels the 80′s in his new throwback video “True Survivor.”

And just in case you didn’t enjoy that… here’s the Hoff running in slow motion.

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Kirk Hammett Loses 250 Riffs On Cell Phone

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Just in case you’ve been patiently awaiting new music from the Metallica vault… you might NOT want to hold your breath. It’s been 7 years since 2008′s Death Magnetic and we might have to wait a bit longer after Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett lost his phone with what he says were about 250 riffs and songs on it. NO PROBLEM, Kirk is a smart guy… he obviously backed up the songs right? Wrong!
Kirk said he’s pretty bummed out about the whole situation it in an interview with Rolling Stone this week ”I just plain lost it. I’m still looking for it to this day. It still might turn up. I’m hoping it will. To try to remember those riffs? I can only remember, like, eight of ‘em. So I just chalked it down to maybe it just wasn’t meant to be and I’ll just move forward with it.”
At last check, Metallica were about 30% finished their new album which might get pushed back a bit after this incident. 

The Stanley Cup Has Been To Some Odd Places…

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Since being first awarded to the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association Hockey Club back in 1893, 1,134 players have hoisted hockey’s Holy Grail. Over 30 nations are/have been represented in the NHL, needless to say, the Cup has been all over the world. Along with being very well traveled, the Stanley Cup has also been to some extremely odd places.

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Are Beards A Thing Of The Past?

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Apologies to our bearded brethren and the dames who love ‘em but the beard craze appears to be over. According to an Australian university study, women are DONE with our face whiskers and now prefer their men to be clean shaven. The reason? We FLOODED THE MARKET!! Beards became too fashionable and soon every hipster and “lumbersexual” had one. They’ve lost their charm. Thanks to this fashion statement, guys who don’t have the time, nor the energy to shave every day have been put out.
What do you think… are beards still in or do you prefer the clean shave?

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Jimmy Fallon Hands Out NHL Awards

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Jimmy Fallon handed out his annual NHL awards on the Tonight Show last night and it was hilarious!

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