CHOM is Montreal's only Anglo Rock station reaching out to over its 570,000 fans. Dominating the market in Montreal, CHOM plays a wide variety of Classic Rock from the 60's, 70's and 80’s. Launched in 1969 as an album oriented rock station. CHOM has been long credited with discovering the Progressive Rock sound of the 70’s and introducing bands as Supertramp, STYX, Genesis and YES.
CHOM 97.7 is about pleasing the fans even when music styles were changing throughout the 80's and 90's, CHOM always stayed true to its original rock flavour. Led by a legendary morning show Terry, Ted and Kim, CHOM is all about living and rocking in Montreal. Bringing back its Classic Rock roots.
CHOM’s morning man Terry Dimonte created the Missing Children's Network Radiothon of Hope which in 2005 celebrated its 20th anniversary. CHOM’s annual Children’s Hospital Radiothon has raised over 5 million dollars and the annual Summer Concert series is dedicated to raising funds to support local and area children’s charities.
Artists heard on CHOM include Pink Floyd, Led Zepplin, Aerosmith, AC/DC, The Who, Supertramp, STYX, Genesis, The Police, Eric Clapton, Van Halen, The Beatles, Neil Young and, of course, the Rolling Stones.