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WGRD Heavyweights Highlight: Look Left Swing Right [Video]

The 2015 WGRD Heavyweights are in full stride at The Stache in Grand Rapids!

Local metal bands from across West Michigan are bringing their A-game to The Stache and playing for your vote! The votes will be tallied and each night a band will be chosen to move onto the finals!

Take a look at this contender from the third night, Look Left Swing Right!

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Chevelle and The Used Co-Headlining May 15 Concert at Orbit Room [Video]

Thinking the Orbit Room was down and out?

Think again!

According to the Orbit Room's Facebook page, the Grand Rapids venue has some huge announcements on the way. They weren't kidding about that.

First announced was Black Label Society. And now it's Chevelle and The Used at the Orbit Room on May 15.

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WGRD Heavyweights Highlight: Anchors Calling [Video]

The 2015 WGRD Heavyweights are in full stride at The Stache in Grand Rapids!

Local metal bands from across West Michigan are bringing their A-game to The Stache and playing for your vote! The votes will be tallied and each night a band will be chosen to move onto the finals!

Take a look at this contender from the third night, Anchors Calling!

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Black Label Society Unblackened Booked at The Orbit Room on April 11 [Video]

Biggest speculation in the Grand Rapids community was wondering if the Orbit Room was down and out.

Well, you can put that thought to rest as Zakk Wylde refuses to keep the legendary venue from closing its doors.

Black Label Society returns to the Orbit Room on April 11!

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WGRD Heavyweights Highlight: Blackgate [Video]

The 2015 WGRD Heavyweights are in full stride at The Stache in Grand Rapids!

Local metal bands from across West Michigan are bringing their A-game to The Stache and playing for your vote! The votes will be tallied and each night a band will be chosen to move onto the finals!

Take a look at this contender from the second night, Blackgate!

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WGRD Heavyweights Highlight: Society Kills [Video]

The 2015 WGRD Heavyweights are in full stride at The Stache! Local metal bands from all around West Michigan are bringing their 'A' Game to The Stache and playing for your vote! The votes will be tallied and each night a band will be chosen to move onto the finals!

Take a look at local rockers Society Kills!

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Contestants Gobble Up the Wings at Crooked Goose for Concert Tickets [Gallery]

This past Sunday was Super Bowl Sunday! A day celebrated by eating tons of food, drinking lots of beer, and screaming lots of obscenities at the TV.

By now, we all know the outcome of the big game, but what happened at Crooked Goose was way more entertaining than any football game.

5 hungry men ate some delicious Crooked Goose wings as fast as they could to win concert tickets,

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WGRD Heavyweights Highlight: Seraphim [Video]

The 2015 WGRD Heavyweights are in full stride at The Stache! Local metal bands from all around West Michigan are bringing their 'A' Game to The Stache and playing for your vote! The votes will be tallied and each night a band will be chosen to move onto the finals!

Take a look at ROUND 2 CHAMPIONS Seraphim!

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Gr8bit Live 3, Booked July 11 at DeVos Performance Hall, Needs Your Help

Gr8bit Live for the past few years has been a great show for a great cause.

Bands like Playing with Power, Super Guitar Bros., The X-Hunters, and more have performed at this awesome show with the proceeds from the show going to purchasing new video & board games for Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

Do those names look familiar? Yes, they are video game music cover groups.

Now, for its third year, it's looking to be bigger and better! However, it needs your help.

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Petition Started to Include GWAR’s Oderus Urungus in Mortal Kombat X

How awesome would this be? Not only does Mortal Kombat kick ass, but the new Mortal Kombat X is on the horizon. After watching the Clueless Game with Conan O' Brian, this may be the reason I finally purchased a Xbox One or PS4.

You know what would make the game the best? If it included now deceased GWAR vocalist Oderus Urungus.

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