- "The soundtrack to your broken dreams and unspent potential."
- ―GTA V Website
The self-described "home of real rock and roll", Vinewood Boulevard Radio is a radio station that plays alternative and indie rock influenced from various retro rock styles, including garage rock, psychedelic rock, noise rock, and post-punk. The station displays a "party-loving slacker" attitude and is hosted by Wavves members Nate Williams and Stephen Pope, who can be heard discussing their irresponsible lifestyles, playfully arguing, and making social commentary in between songs. Occasionally, Nate and Steve do make a point to listeners not to confuse the station with Radio Mirror Park, claiming "those guys dress way better than us."
It may be based on KROQ-FM, a modern rock station in Los Angeles. However, Vinewood Boulevard Radio is more likely based on Burger Records Radio, as the station overall seems to pay tribute to the Orange County-based Burger Records independent label, and the garage-based alternative rock scene associated with it. Several of the bands on VBR are also either signed or affiliated with Burger Records.
This is one of the preferred stations of Michael De Santa.
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- Cold War Kids - Hang Me Up To Dry (2006)
- DIIV - Doused (2012)
- Hanni El Khatib - Head In the Dirt (2013)
- Hanni El Khatib - Pay No Mind (2013)
- No Age - Eraser (2008)
- Psychic Ills - I Get By (2013)
- Tame Impala - Solitude Is Bliss (2010)
- "Cocaine" by FIDLAR was featured in the GTA Online: Bikers trailer.
- "This Mystic Decade" by Hot Snakes appears in the My Blaine County TV commercial.
- ''Crawling After You'' by Bass Drum of Death is heard during the finale of The Fleeca Job in GTA Online. (Xbox 360 & PS3 Only).
- The Black Keys' song "Lonely Boy" can be heard during a station ID.
- There are two unknown songs playing in the background in-between songs. One of them can be heard when Nate and Steve do their counter-blessings and when they talk about what was invented in Los Santos.
- Rarely, when introducing "Answer To Yourself" by The Soft Pack, Steve may taunt "We stole your drummer", referencing The Soft Pack drummer Brian Hill joining Wavves in 2013 following the former band's breakup.
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- King 130.7 - a punk and hard rock radio in GTA 2.
- V-Rock - a hard rock and heavy metal radio in GTA Vice City and GTA Vice City Stories.
- Wave 103 - a new wave and post-punk radio in GTA Vice City and GTA Vice City Stories.
- K-DST - a classic rock radio in GTA San Andreas.
- Radio X - an alternative rock and grunge radio in GTA San Andreas.
- Liberty Rock Radio - a classic rock radio in GTA IV and GTA Episodes From Liberty City.
- Liberty City Hardcore - a hardcore radio in GTA IV and extreme metal in GTA Episodes From Liberty City.
- Radio Broker - an alternative rock radio in GTA IV and GTA Episodes From Liberty City.
- Prairie Cartel - an alternative rock instrumentals radio in GTA Chinatown Wars.
- Tortoise - a post-rock instrumentals radio in enhaced versions of GTA Chinatown Wars.
- Anvil - a heavy metal instrumentals radio in enhaced versions of GTA Chinatown Wars.
- Los Santos Rock Radio - a classic rock radio in GTA V.
- Channel X - a punk and hardcore radio in GTA V.
- The Lab - a hip hop and mixed genre radio in enhaced versions of GTA V that plays a song by Wavves.
- Pre-Millennium Radio - a cut radio in GTA V that would've played '90s alternative rock and that was replaced by this station.