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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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GRD’s Got the New Three Days Grace Lyric Video for Painkiller – And Exclusive Acoustic PreShow Access!

All this week and next, keep listening for your chances to win tickets to Three Days Grace, and when you win, you'll also get access to GRD's Exclusive PreShow Acoustic performance with Three Days Grace!

They've just released a new track for us, and here's the new lyric video to go along with it.

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Nirvana Members With Joan Jett
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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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48 Hours Festival - Day 1
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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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Bush, Chevelle And Filter Perform At The Joint At The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
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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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