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Behemoth, Goatwhore, 1349, Inquisition + More Confirmed for 2014 Metal Alliance Tour

The Metal Alliance tour is quickly becoming one of the most essential metal experiences in North America. Last year, the tour was heavy on thrash, but in 2014, the theme is black metal. Behemoth have just been announced as the tour's headlining act with Goatwhore, 1349, Inquisition and Black Crown Initiate supporting.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Joining Bruno Mars for Super Bowl Halftime

Red Hot Chili Peppers were already planning to be in New York for a Super Bowl weekend concert.

Now, they'll join Super Bowl XLVIII halftime headliner Bruno Mars during his halftime festivities.

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Metallica to Perform with Classical Pianist Lang Lang at 2014 Grammys

Metallica will take a break from recording its new album to appear with classical music pianist Lang Lang at the 56th annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 26.

It is unknown what song or songs they will perform together.

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WGRD Presents the 2014 Heavyweight Championships at The Intersection!

GRD and The Intersection is proud to present the 2014 Heavyweight Champions at The Intersection! 4 weekends full of the best local metal acts that Michigan has to offer! If you are looking for some of the most brutal metal in the area, look no further than here.

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Skillet Books a Date at Van Andel Arena on March 6th!

Grammy nominated and Platinum selling rockers Skillet has just announced a brand new tour! With their hit songs you have most likely heard on WGRD, "Sick of it," "Monster," "Alive," and more, Skillet has dominated the rock charts and has also dominated our airwaves.

Soon, they will dominate the Van Andel Arena on March 6th.

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Deadwood Stone to Open for Pop Evil on Friday in Grand Rapids!

Here at WGRD, we are all about the local bands.

Pop Evil was a local band that paid its dues and worked hard.

The band now is proud to say it has had two No. 1 singles on the Active Rock charts this year.

Keeping the tradition of loving our local bands, local rockers Deadwood Stone have been booked to open the show Friday at The Intersection in Grand Rapids.

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John Petrucci of Dream Theater
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Dream Theater Announces 2014 North American Tour Dates

Dream Theater will be getting plenty of frequent flyer miles in 2014.

They have a previously announced European tour lined up beginning in mid-January, and have now revealed dates for their North American Along for the Ride Tour that begins March 20 in Toronto with stops April 4 in Detroit and April 5 in Chicago.

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Between the Buried and Me Coming to The Intersection on March 4th!

There are a ton of metal bands out there, and many of them can be defined by the first 2 frets on their guitar. Band like this barely come around, and this band has quite the following...Progressive metal band Between the Buried and Me is stopping by The Intersection on March 4th!

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Metallica Performs ‘Freeze ‘Em All’ Concert in Antarctica [Videos + Photos]

Metallica made history yet again by performing in Antarctica on Dec. 8. Contest winners were brought to Carlini Station to enjoy the sub-zero Metallica concert, which the band dubbed 'Freeze 'Em All.'

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Metallica Unveil Full 2014 European Tour Dates

After announcing a few dates last week, Metallica have firmed up dates for all 15 shows on their 2014 European Tour

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All That Remains
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com
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2014 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival Announces First Wave of Confirmed Acts

New England Metal & Hardcore Festival has announced the first wave of acts for the fest's 2014 edition. So far, bands such as All That Remains, Iced Earth, Nile, Bleeding Through and many others have been confirmed to perform at NEMHC next year.

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Metallica To Debut New Song and Let Fans Pick Setlists on 2014 European Tour

Metallica will head to Europe next summer for a string of concerts, and ticket holders will have the opportunity to vote for songs that the band will play during each show. Metallica will let fans pick 17 of the 18 songs they play. The 18th will be a brand new track, as the band declares they are "ready to make another album."

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