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Chevelle Rocked The Orbit Room [Video/Photos]

Chevelle brought their tour for "La Gargola" to Grand Rapids yesterday, with Middle Class Rut and Nothing More making a lot of noise in The Orbit Room.  

It was a really cool day, with a visit from Nothing More here at the 'GRD studios, the awesome meet-and-greet soundcheck party with Chevelle that afternoon and then the show!

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Loudwire Music Festival
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Loudwire Music Festival Set to Launch in 2015

Get ready to rock! We are proud to announce that the inaugural Loudwire Music Festival will take place in Summer 2015 at the 240-acre Jam Ranch in Grand Junction, Colo. While we're not set to reveal the exact date or the lineup right now, we can promise the event will feature big names from the worlds of hard rock, metal, classic rock and alternative rock.

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Joins Replacements at Coachella 2014

While Week One of Coachella is often the most hyped, the second weekend can offer some surprises as well. For instance, The Replacements rocked out with Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong joining them for much of their Coachella performance Friday night (April 18).

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Alice in Chains Expands 2014 North American Tour with August Dates

With its previously announced spring tour ready to kick off Friday night (April 25) in Tulsa, Okla., and including a May 20 performance at Battle Creek's Kellogg Arena, Alice in Chains has added more North American dates to the schedule for later this summer.

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Win Trip to See Korn at Mayhem Festival

We were pumped when we found out that Korn is headlining Mayhem Festival this year and we're even more pumped to send you to San Bernardino, Calif., to see the festival in person and meet Korn.

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Fire Fest 2014
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Stabbings and Shots Fired Outside FireFest Metal Event in Cleveland

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What was expected to be a fun night of hard rocking at the second night of FireFest turned violent in Lakewood, Ohio, near Cleveland, Saturday night (April 19), as local station 19 Action News reports that violence and gunfire erupted outside The Foundry club.

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Flashback to 1999 with Wayne Static Playing the Entire ‘Wisconsin Death Trip’ Album Live [Video]

Back in 1999…jeez, was it that long ago?…Static-X burst out into the music world with their Wisconsin Death Trip album.  

It was so crazy at the time, with Wayne's hair all standing straight up, Tony Campos bashing his bass, and Koichi Fukuda ripping his guitar around while playing these super-tight riffs.

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Wayne Static Smile Empty Soul
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Wayne Static, Smile Empty Soul, Otep and Dope Head Up Civil Unrest Tour

Wayne Static and Smile Empty Soul will join a solid lineup of bands taking part in the 2014 'Civil Unrest Tour.' The trek, which gets underway in May, is rounded out by Otep, Dope and Thira, making for an impressive night of hard rock glory.

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Preview Mushroomhead’s New Album Here! [Audio]

Mushroomhead is set to release its new album "The Righteous & The Butterfly" this coming May!

Not too to many days are left and fans are getting rabid for it. If you need a good sampling of the new album, you can check out samples of all the new songs right here!

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ReVamp Shares Behind the Scenes Footage from Their Grand Rapids Show and More [Video]

On April 4th, Iced Earth, Sabaton and ReVamp kicked off their US tour here in Grand Rapids at the Intersection.  They all played amazing sets, even with the equipment problems ReVamp had during the day.

Apparently, their gear didn't arrive in time for the show, so they had to get some rental gear to play the show, and it pushed the show start time back a bit.

Check out the beginning of the behind the scenes video for some footage backstage at the Intersection.

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Rocks Classics With the San Diego Symphony

After months of wondering how it would go over, it can now be said that Dave Mustaine's appearance with the San Diego Symphony was a success. The metal legend joined the Symphony for an evening that featured a mix of classical music staples along with a symphonic rendition of Megadeth's own 'Symphony of Destruction' (seen in the video above).

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Coachella 2014: Day Two

The second day of Coachella‘s two-weekend run included sets by everyone from old-school legends (the Pixies) to new-school stars (Lorde) and lots in between (Sleigh Bells, Pharrell Williams).

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