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Jackie Interviews Patrick Carney of The Black Keys [Audio]

The Black Keys are making their way back here to Van Andel Arena!

We haven't seen them in Grand Rapids since 2012.

I interviewed The Black Keys' drummer, Patrick Carney, the other day.

Listen here to learn more about the upcoming tour, the new album, the band's upcoming Saturday appearance on "SNL" and more!

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The Black Keys Announce Grand Rapids Tour Stop on September 7 [Video]

The Black Keys have a new CD titled "Turn Blue," and to support that album the band is hitting the road throughout the United States with Cage the Elephant and others.

The best part, is The Black Keys are coming to the Van Andel Arena on Sept. 7!

Tickets go on sale next Friday morning, May 16, to everyone. However, if you're a WGRD Freeloader, you have access to get your tickets early beginning Thursday morning, May 15!

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Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Hellyeah and Nothing More Will Dominate at The Deltaplex Sept. 21! [Video]

Now, this is a big one! Freshly announced today! Check out this monster of a show!

Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Hellyeah and Nothing More will ALL be at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center on Sunday, Sept. 21!

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Queensryche Starts WritingNew Album, Books Summer 2014 Dates

With legal matters no longer hanging over their heads, the members of Queensryche have returned to work on new music. The five-piece of Todd LaTorre, Eddie Jackson, Parker Lundgren, Scott Rockenfield and Michael Wilton have begun the writing process for the follow-up to their self-titled 2013 album.

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Beck Books Date at DeVos Hall on July 19! [Video]

It has been a while since we have seen this guy Beck around, hasn't it?

Freshly announced today and out to promote his latest album, "Morning Phase," Beck is set to hit DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids on July 19!

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Summer Slaughter 2014
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Dates Out for Morbid Angel-Headlined 2014 Summer Slaughter Tour

The lineup was recently announced for the 2014 Summer Slaughter Tour, and now we've got the full itinerary for this year's run.

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Gus G and Marty Friedman Rock Cover Killer Version of Black Sabbath’s ‘Symptom of the Universe’ [Video]

Ozzy's guitar-player Gus G is touring with former Megadeth shredder Marty Friedman on the Guitar Universe 2014 tour.

Here, they on the first night (Thursday night) rock one of the heaviest songs Black Sabbath ever recorded, "Symptom of the Universe" together!

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Trivium Joins Volbeat On Stage for Killer Version of “Evelyn”

A really killer song on the last Volbeat album, "Beyond Hell/Above Heaven" is one a lot of people may not have heard.  It's a song called "Evelyn", and features Napalm Death screamer Barney Greenway on the album.  It's super heavy in the verses, but with that amazing catchy chorus that Volbeat always has.

Last night in Pennsylvania, Trivium, who are touring with Volbeat right now, got on stage to perform this kick-ass song.

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Kid Rock Makes His Way to Allegan County Fair on Sept. 6!

Allegan County Fair has brought some really huge names to their fair every year. This year they are topping any of their previous performances with booking Detroit native..

KID ROCK!

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Rock on the Range 2014
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Rock on the Range’s Performance Times Set

It's still a couple weeks away, but music lovers heading to Columbus, Ohio, for the annual Rock on the Range festival can begin planning who they want to see and when.

One of the biggest issues for any concert-goer is potential time conflicts, but Rock on the Range's organizers are giving those attending advance notice to make for the best concert experience possible.

Grand Rapids' Pop Evil is slated to hit the Monster Main Stage at 3:50 p.m. May 17, a Saturday.

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Lily Allen Suffers Nip Slip During London Concert

Lily Allen suffered a pretty embarrassing wardrobe malfunction during her London concert Monday night. But, you know what they say: The show must go on! 

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Fifth/Third Bank Summer Concert Series at Meijer Gardens – 12 Shows Sell Out In First Weekend

The Fifth/Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park boast a pretty fantastic lineup this summer - and it shows by how well tickets sold following their release to Meijer Gardens members over the weekend.

Twelve of the thirty shows scheduled for this summer's concert series have already sold out. 

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