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Photo by Davo
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Sevendust Plugs Back In for Tour With Gemini Syndrome

After playing 'An Evening With Sevendust' unplugged shows for the past few months in support of their acoustic album ‘Time Travelers & Bonfires,‘ Sevendust are cranking back up in electric mode for a summer tour with Gemini Syndrome.

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Courtesy Babymetal/Facebook
Courtesy Babymetal/Facebook
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Babymetal Rocks Sonisphere — Even Bringing a Wall of Death!

So, the Japanese are crazy.  Not in the kill-everyone-while-in-your-underwear kind of way, but in a "wtf is going on over there" kind of way.

The big export right now is a band called Babymetal, which is their fusion of extreme metal brutality and cuteness.  Why?  Because that's what pops into their minds.  I'm telling you, there's something in the water or something over there.

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Tyler Howe, The Campanellis, Upstage Crew Bring Their Tunes to Summer Craft Beer Festival!

Not only great brews and great food, but great tunes as well are on tap for the Summer Craft Beer Festival on July 19 at John Ball Park in Grand Rapids.

Don't miss the live entertainment that will be performing at the fourth Summer Craft Beer Festival! 

Have a listen to all the great bands slated to play!

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Steel Panther
Universal
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Steel Panther Announces 2014-15 World Tour, Including Dates with Judas Priest [Video]

Steel Panther have booked shows in North America and Europe into 2015, with a major North American trek supporting Judas Priest this fall.

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Metallica Glastonbury
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Metallica Posts Footage From Glastonbury, Other Recent Shows [Video]

Metallica have posted their own official footage from the Glastonbury Festival, as well as concert video recaps from Italy and the Netherlands.

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Theory of a Deadman / Fozzy
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire / Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com
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Theory of a Deadman, Fozzy Announce 2014 U.S. Tour

Theory of a Deadman and Fozzy have just announced the first leg of the duo's upcoming U.S. tour dates!

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Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images
Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images
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Aretha Franklin to Perform In Muskegon For First Time In Almost 20 Years

The "Queen of Soul", Aretha Franklin, will perform in Muskegon for the first time almost 20 years this summer.

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Queens of the Stone Age at The Brooklyn Masonic Temple
Chuck Armstrong, Loudwire
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Queens of the Stone Age to Close Out Tour with Halloween Bash

Queens of the Stone Age will wrap their support of the 'Like Clockwork' album by playing an Oct. 31 Halloween bash in Los Angeles.

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Mastodon
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
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Mastodon Announces New Leg of 2014 U.S. Tour with Gojira, Kvelertak

Mastodon will hit the road this fall with some familiar faces, as Gojira and Kvelertak will carry over as openers from Mastodon's spring trek.

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Avenged Sevenfold Korn Asking Alexandria Trivium
Charles Epting, Loudwire (2) / Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com (2)
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Avenged Sevenfold + Korn Rock Main Stage at 2014 Mayhem Kickoff: Recap + Photos

Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Asking Alexandria + Trivium rocked the main stage at the kickoff of the 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival in San Bernardino.

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Rick Martinez/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
Rick Martinez/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Independence Day Weekend Celebration: Amway Family Fireworks

The City of Grand Rapids' Fourth of July got celebrated on the Fifth of July.

And what a festive day it was, part of a two-day celebration for the Independence Day weekend in Grand Rapids.

The Amway Family Fireworks at Ah-Nab-Awen Park on Saturday brought a 20-minute fireworks celebration for the Independence Day weekend to cap a day full of music, entertainment, food, frolic and fun, while embracing and feting family, freedom and community.

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2014 Fireworks
photo Johnnie Walker
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Amway Family Fireworks’ Fifth of July: Downtown Grand Rapids Lit Up! [Photos]

Downtown Grand Rapids was lit up for the Fifth of July with the Amway Family Fireworks.

A few thousand people came to Ah-Nab-Awen park to enjoy some food, drink, music, entertainment, activities and, of course, the 20-minute fireworks spectacular!

Music from The Rhythm Aces, Vox Vidorra, and Three's a Crowd performed into the evening, as well as some amazing acrobatics and aerial work from the Daredevil Circus Company!

Then, the sky over downtown Grand Rapids lit up with an amazing fireworks show, to honor all those who serve and protect our freedoms and lives!

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