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Butcher Babies
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Butcher Babies Unveil Fall 2014 Tour Dates [Video]

Butcher Babies have just announced a new batch of dates that will have them back on the road this fall.

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(Photo: Metalhead Ned/WGRD.com)
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Wayne Static Rocked Carnival of Chaos

The main event had finally occurred! Something we had been waiting for all weekend! Wayne Static returned to the stage to perform Static-X's album 'Wisconsin Death Trip!"

That night, he dominated the stage!

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(Photo: Metalhead Ned/WGRD.com)
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The Interesting World of ‘Body Suspension’

Have you ever wanted to stick hooks into your body and be swung around like a dangling piece of meat? No? Why not?

If you've never seen this before, it could make you cringe easily if you have a soft stomach. However, if you look at it and think, "That is awesome." Then body suspension may be just for you!

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Brian Johnson
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AC/DC’s Brian Johnson: ‘It’s Very Likely We’ll Be on the Road Again’ in 2014

It couldn't have been an easy decision, but vocalist Brian Johnson has informed fans that AC/DC will "very likely" hit the road again before the end of 2014.

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(Photo: Metalhead Ned/WGRD.com)
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The Crazy People of Carnival of Chaos

Carnival of Chaos has come and gone last weekend, but I am still recovering from the weekend. On the third day, it actually hurt to be awake. Besides all of the bands and stuff, the people who attend Carnival of Chaos are all pretty crazy. They are there to forget about work and everyday life, and just party till they can't operate normally.

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Hellyeah
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Hellyeah’s Vinnie Paul Talks ‘Blood for Blood’ Album, Fall 2014 Tour and Texas Pride

Hellyeah's Vinnie Paul recently chatted with 'Loudwire Nights' host Full Metal Jackie about the band's 'Blood for Blood' album and their fall tour.

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Myles at ROTR
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Myles Kennedy Air Guitars During Alter Bridge Set in Germany [Video]

I'm not sure exactly what happened, but how Myles from Alter Bridge dealt with it was amazing!  During "Ties That Bind" in Hamburg, Myles needed his guitar for some parts of the song.  Did he forget to put the guitar on for the song?  Did the guitar tech forget to get it to him?

Either way, when he hits the point of the song where he had to play, he air guitars and sings the part!  You can tell he and the crowd were having a good time with it.

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Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Idina Menzel’s Wardrobe Malfunctions at New York’s Radio City Music Hall [Video]

Idina Menzel, now famous for her hit song "Let it Go" from the movie "Frozen," had a bit of a wardrobe malfunction while performing at Radio City Music Hall on Monday night in New York.

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Accept
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Accept Reveals ‘Blind Rage’ Album Details and 2014 U.S. Tour Dates

Heavy metal veterans Accept have just announced the release of their 14th studio album, 'Blind Rage.'

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Godsmack Seether
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Godsmack, Seether, Pop Evil Lead 2014 Uproar Festival Tour Kicking Off in Clarkston Aug. 15 [Video]

The lineup for the 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival tour has been announced and it features Godsmack, Seether, Skillet, Buckcherry and more.

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See How an Event Gets Built and Run in 5 Minutes of Time-Lapse [Video]

Here at GRD and our sister stations, we put on a lot of events. From big to small, from shows to just fun things to do, there's a lot of stuff that goes on.

Here's a fun video for you, so you can see one whole day's work and fun in building an event for you.  

On Friday, we had a party in our parking lot called "Sun of a Beach", and we brought the beach to downtown Grand Rapids, brought in some bands and invited all of you to come party with us.

Watch the whole day's setup, show, and tear down -- all in five minutes.

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Jason Merritt/Getty Images
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Kanye West Has Crybaby Moment at Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival [Video]

Video has been posted from Kanye West's "performance" at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., over the weekend.

And as the quotes indicate, we use the term performance very lightly.

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