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Judas Priest Hits U.S. for Fall 2014 Tour with Steel Panther

In October and November, the iconic heavy metallers will bring the 'Redeemer of Souls Tour 2014' throughout the U.S. with Steel Panther acting as openers.

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Young and in the Way
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Charlotte Brewery Shut Down After Dousing with Pig’s Blood by Metal Band Young and In The Way [Video]

A popular North Carolina venue was forced to shut down after rockers Young and in the Way doused the performance space with pig's blood.

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Category: Concerts, Metal, News, Videos
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A Few $9.79 Theory of a Deadman and Halestorm Tickets Left!

Think you missed out on the Theory of a Deadman and Halestorm tickets for $9.79?

Theory of a Deadman & Halestorm are going to be rocking Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park on Aug. 28!

There happens to be a few $9.79 tickets left! Get on that now!

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Nothing More / Sleepwave
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Aug. 7 Grand Rapids Date on Nothing More’s and Sleepwave’s Summer 2014 North American Tour

Nothing More has just unleashed its self-titled debut album while riding high with the single "This Is the Time (Ballast)."

Now, the band has announced a tour with Sleepwave that kicks off Aug. 5 in Kansas City, Mo., with a performance two days later on Aug. 7 in Grand Rapids at The Stache at The Intersection. There is also a show Aug. 9 at Dirt Fest in Birch Run.

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Nothing More
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Nothing More Coming to The Stache on August 7!

Lately on WGRD, we have been playing a single from a band named Nothing More. The track being named "This is the TIme (Ballast)." The track rocks so much, that they should come to Grand Rapids right?

Here is your chance!

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Larry Busacca/Getty Images
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Everyone Was Pretty Hammered at Luke Bryan’s Pittsburgh Concert [Video]

This may be the least surprising news report ever. At country singer Luke Bryan's Saturday concert in Pittsburgh at Heinz Field, people were drinking!

What?! The hell you say!

Yes, it's true.

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Jason Oxenham, Getty Images
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Pearl Jam Covers ‘Let It Go’ From Disney’s ‘Frozen’ [Video]

If you’re anything like us, you’ve gotten a little tired of all those covers of ‘Let It Go,’ the ridiculously catchy song from Disney’s 2013 blockbuster ‘Frozen.’

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Against Me
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Against Me! Unveils ‘Drinking With the Jocks’ Clip, Announces More Tour Dates [Audio]

Against Me! have unveiled the not suitable for work 'Drinking With the Jocks' video and also tacked on more North American shows to their touring.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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Battlecross Plots Summer Tour, Plans New Album

Michigan thrashers Battlecross will embark on a North American tour this summer with Crimson Shadows and Ikillya.

The trek launches July 24 in Columbus, Ohio, and include an Aug 9 date at Birch Run's DIRT Fest.

They will also begin working on their third album, due to be released sometime next year.

"We're excited to announce our first headline run in quite a while," says guitarist Hiran Deraniyagala. "It's short but sweet, and this gives us time to write the new record this summer. We are stoked to have our Canadian brothers, Crimson Shadows joining us. We did a short run with those guys earlier this year and they're a great live band and have an awesome record coming out next fall."

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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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