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Heading North! – Wayland Tour Log 3/19/14

The final batch of Florida shows on this run are over. The last show, at Aces on St Patty's Day, was one that we'll all remember for a long time. It was a benefit to raise money for an anti-child abuse organization.

We had so many friends come out! Some we've known since our first trip to Florida and others that we just met. It was so cool to see people from all over the state make the trip to say goodbye till next time!

I know there's a few Florida warriors even coming to The Intersection on April 5!

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Rock on the Range Announces Daily Lineups for 2014!

We're all pretty excited about Rock on the Range this year, and we hope you are, too, since we have a BUNCH of tickets to give you so that you can go!  We have tickets for each of the 3 days of the festival.

If you've been unsure as to which day you'd pick, because you didn't know who was playing when, this is the post for you!

Here's the list by day of who's headlining, who's playing with them, what you need to know!

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Black Flag Announce 2014 ‘Victimology’ North American Tour

Although Black Flag have been entrenched with lawsuits and changes in band members, the punk legends have just announced their 2014 'Victimology' North American tour. Opening for the band will be Black Flag guitarist Greg Ginn's experimental act HOR and Brooklyn punk duo Cinema Cinema.

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GWAR Announce Date for 5th Annual GWAR-B-Q

Intergalactic metal overlords GWAR have just announced their 5th annual GWAR-B-Q! The yearly fest of metal music mixed with the gluttonous consumption of flesh will be held on Aug. 16 at Hadad's Water Park in Richmond, Va.

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Soil and (Hed)P.E. Join Forces for Born to Ride 2 Tour

SOiL and (Hed)P.E. are about to chew up some serious pavement on a monthlong trek they've dubbed 'Born to Ride 2.'

The label mates will set out on May 1 in Arlington Heights, Ill., and will play mostly western and midwestern U.S. dates. There are no Michigan concerts on the tour.

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Get Ready for Chevelle’s Visit to Grand Rapids with Some Live Videos

I'm really looking forward to checking out Chevelle again in a few weeks, when they hit The Orbit Room on April 21st!  I've seen them a couple of times, and they're a great band.

The last time I saw them was on the Carnival of Madness tour a couple years ago, with Halestorm and Cavo.  Chevelle rocked the show, and I'm looking forward to hearing some of the new songs from their upcoming album, "La Gargola", which comes out on April 1st.  No joke.

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"Soul To Soul": From The Heart Of NY To The Heart Of New Orleans
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Check Out Living Colour’s Rig Rundowns – The Most Complicated Setups EVER

The coolest thing about YouTube is the access we now have to guitar stuff.  Rig rundowns, guitar lessons, gear reviews where we can actually hear the stuff...and you can see how your favorite guitar players get the sounds they get!

And, of course, the lovely Rebecca Dirks.  Although she seems to have disappeared from all the recent Rig Rundowns.  I'm sad.

Check out this RR she did with the guys in Living Colour.  Not only are they great players, they perform at such a high level while navigating the most complicated setups I've ever seen!

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Get Your Metal on at The Intersection on April 4 with Iced Earth, Sabaton and Revamp

There are a lot of great shows coming to the GR area, and one I'm really looking forward to is the Iced Earth show on April 4th!  They're going to wreck The Intersection with another one of my favorite bands, Sabaton!  And the Uber-gorgeous Floor Jansen is on the bill with her band Revamp, too, so this will be an amazing, not-to-miss show!

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KISS and Def Leppard Unite for Summer 2014 Tour

It's going to be one rocking summer. That's because KISS and Def Leppard, two veteran bands with extensive catalogs, are uniting for a summer tour.

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Kiss and Def Leppard Announce Summer Tour, with Aug. 23 Concert at DTE Energy Theatre [Video]

Well, this is pretty awesome. Two juggernauts in the rock world just announced a co-headlining a 40-date tour for this summer! Even better, the tour has an August Michigan date!

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Counting Crows Added To Frederik Meijer Gardens’ Summer Concert Lineup

More and more acts are slowly being announced for Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park's annual summer concert series.

Monday it was revealed that pop rock band Counting Crows will be coming to Grand Rapids on July 21.

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Metallica Debut New Song ‘The Lords of Summer’ at 2014 Tour Kickoff in Bogota, Colombia

As promised, Metallica debuted a brand-new song 'The Lords of Summer' during their 2014 tour kickoff in Bogota, Colombia. The metal legends rocked the tune in the midst of their set at their concert on Sunday night (March 16).

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