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Nirvana Members Perform at Brooklyn Club Following Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction [Video]

Those in attendance at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ceremony at the Barclays Center arena last night were certainly treated to a nice surprise when the surviving members of Nirvana performed with various female singers to close out the event. But an even bigger thrill came for those lucky enough to make it into a tiny Brooklyn, N.Y., bar for an after-party where the Nirvana members performed a full set!

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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Announces Full 2014 Summer Concert Series Lineup

Oh. My Goodness. The concerts coming to Frederik Meijer Gardens in 2014 are amazing.

In the past few months, we've heard of a few of the acts, but this morning, the Gardens announced their full lineup. Gavin DeGraw, O.A.R, CAKE, Counting Crows, the Barenaked Ladies and more will be making their way to Grand Rapids in the coming months. Here's the full lineup:

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Johnnie Walker Talks with Rick DeJesus of Adelitas Way About New Music and Touring

Today I got to talk with Rick DeJesus, the singer for Adelitas Way about their new song, "Dog on a Leash", the new album (and what it might be called) and more!  Rick's a fun guy, and he's looking forward to coming back to Grand Rapids for a show!

Spoiler alert!  They're coming, but it hasn't been announced when or with who!

Rick gives some clues as to what the new album will be called, and if you figure it out, post it below!

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Wayland’s Interview on WGRD Before Their Big DVD Shoot at the Intersection [Video]

On Friday, April 4th, the Wayland guys came by the GRD studios to hang out, talk about their world, and get everyone stoked for the show at The Intersection on April 5th.

We covered a lot of ground here.  Everything from Wayland Warriors taki

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Aerosmith + Slash Reveal ‘Let Rock Rule’ 2014 North American Tour Dates

The cat was let out of the bag a few weeks ago that Aerosmith and Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators would be teaming up for a summer tour. Slash and a couple of Aerosmith members confirmed the pairing via Twitter. Now the cities and dates for the trek have been announced (see below).

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Johnnie Walker Interviews Sam from Chevelle About ‘La Gargola’ and New Tour [Video]

I got the privilege of talking with Sam, the drummer for Chevelle a couple of weeks ago, and we talked about the new album "La Gargola" that was released on April 1st, and their upcoming tour.

Early in the interview we learned what Pete means when he said he "got Sam and electric drum kit".

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Machine Head Unveils ‘Killers & Kings’ Tour

Machine Head is inching closer to a new record, and we just got another indication of that as the band has booked an 11-date trek for this summer. In a new posting, the group states that the 'Killers & Kings Tour' will serve as a "primer" for a larger trek to follow.

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Pop Evil Rocks Acoustic Performances in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo

Grand Rapids' Pop Evil rocked back-to-back sold-out acoustic performances in Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids over the weekend.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Bruce Springsteen Covers Van Halen’s ‘Jump’ [Video]

Lots of videos have been posted recently of various covers performed by Bruce Springsteen and The E-Street Band on their European tour.

Back in February, they (terribly) covered the Bee Gees' hit "Stayin' Alive." More recently, while performing in Auckland, New Zealand, The Boss and company covered Auckland's Lorde when they opened a show with her hit "Royals."

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Iced Earth – Sabaton – ReVamp Kicked Ass at The Intersection on April 4th [Video/Photos]

This has been a great weekend of music so far in Grand Rapids!  Last night was the fantastic Wayland show, and I had an amazing time!

Friday night was another show I've been looking forward to for a while now, another chance to see Iced Earth!  Also on the bill, one of my favorite bands, Sabaton!  And opening the show, a great band called ReVamp.

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Watch Wayland Rock “Fire Down Below” Live From the Intersection [Video]

Wayland's show at the Intersection was fantastic!  The crowd was huge, the band was on fire, and everyone had such a great time!

Thanks to everyone who came out to rock with Wayland!

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Wayland Rocked a Sold Out Intersection Saturday Night [Photos]

Thanks to an amazing Grand Rapids turn out, Wayland got rock their hometown at the sold out Intersection on Saturday night!  You guys all jammed into the place to make some noise and support some local boys done good!

There were a lot of great local bands on the bill:

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