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Listen to WGRD to Win rePlay: Symphony of Heroes Tickets!

Guess what!? You remember that cool video game symphony that I was talking about on WGRD.com for the past few weeks? Well, tickets can be pretty expensive, but why pay for them when you can win them though us?

Heck yea, we have free tickets to rePlay: Symphony of Heroes that you could win!

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Megadeth In Concert - St Paul, MN
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Watch the Entire Metal Allegiance Show Featuring Megadeth, Anthrax, Pantera, Testament Members and More [Video]

This past weekend, a bunch of great metal musicians got together to perform a monster show at the House of Blues in Anaheim, calling themselves Metal Allegiance. The group had begun on the Motorhead cruise a while back, when a lot of them were together and performed on the ship.

This lineup was even bigger and badder than before, and featured all of these amazing musicians:

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Red Headlines Of Beauty and Rage Tour with Islander and 3 Years Hollow

RED's new album, 'Of Beauty and Rage,' will be unleashed Feb. 24. In conjunction with the release, the band has lined up a headlining tour.

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Faith No More Announces North American Tour with Detroit Date, New Song ‘Superhero’ [Audio]

This May, Faith No More will release its first new album in 18 years, since 1997's "Album of the Year".

In November, the band gave us a taste of its new stuff with the single "Motherf---er".

The next single, "Superhero," will be released as a limited edition 7-inch single on March 17, followed by a digital release on March 31.

The band also announced a 15-show North American spring tour. The tour marks Faith No More's first U.S. shows in four years, though some cities haven’t seen FNM since 1997-1998.

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Chester Bennington of Linkin Park Tweeted Scary Pictures After His Leg Surgery

First ray of sunshine since the surgery. Thank you to everyone for all your support and well wishes. - @ChesterBe pic.twitter.com/pxAre0B3x1

— LINKIN PARK (@linkinpark) January 23, 2015

Last week, Linkin Park was forced to cancel the rest of the dates through February on their Hunting Party tour, including the show here in Grand Rapids, February 4th at the Van Andel.

Everyone has been wondering about the leg injury, and how bad it had to be to cancel the tour, and now Chester has posted some pictures of his leg and the incisions from the surgeons.

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Slipknot and Korn Perform Beastie Boys’ ‘Sabotage’ On Stage Together [Video]

Well, here is something you don't see every day.

Why is it that these bands always do this type of thing at shows that I am not at? There are so many bands that I would love to see a collaboration with, and seeing this was pretty awesome.

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Pro-Shot Video of Alice in Chains Rocking the NFC Championship Game

This past weekend, the Seahawks staged an unbelievable comeback against the Packers, in a game that many Seattle fans thought was over early. Don't they feel stupid for leaving the game early?

But during the halftime break, one of Seattle's best bands rocked the crowd at the stadium with a couple songs, perched about 4 miles up above the stadium, seemingly.

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rePlay: Symphony of Heroes Brings Video Game Music to DeVos!

Video games, symphony, live...what more could you ask for? I have been going to these great symphonies ever since I even heard about the first one! From the creators of rePlay: A Video Game Symphony comes another epic performance named rePlay: Symphony of Heroes!

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Sorry, Metalhead Ned Will Not be at Night 1 of the WGRD Heavyweights

Hey guys, it's me, Metalhead Ned. Due to the massive event we have this weekend by the name of WGRD Pond Hockey, I will unfortunately not be at the first night of the WGRD Heavyweights.

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Sinbad, Madigan, Breuer, Willman and Kosta to Perform at LaughFest’s Signature Event

Gilda's Laughfest announced Tuesday that this year’s Signature Event will celebrate the festival’s fifth year with a lineup of returning LaughFest comedians coming together for the first time

LaughFest also announced the remaining acts for the 2015 festival, which will run from March 5 to 15 at venues in Grand Rapids, Lowell and Holland.

The Signature Event will take place on Tuesday, March 10, at DeVos Performance Hall and will be hosted by Michael Kosta, the winner of LaughFest’s 2011 stand-up competition. The event will feature headlining acts from LaughFest’s past years, including Jim Breuer, Kathleen Madigan, Sinbad and Justin Willman.

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Linkin Park Cancels February 4 Grand Rapids Concert

Today sucks, now. Linkin Park has officially canceled its stop here in Grand Rapids on Feb. 4.

I repeat, the show at Van Andel Arena -- with Of Mice and Men and Rise Against -- has been canceled.

It was reported earlier today that Chester Bennington has suffered a leg injury, and had to cancel a couple shows while he saw doctors. However, it was just announced the rest of the tour through Feb. 14 has now been canceled as well!

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Layne Staley Keeps Touring and Singing with a Broken Leg [Video]

Linkin Park's tour cancellation is not good news for Grand Rapids, since they've cancelled the rest of the tour through February 14th, and we won't get to see them here at the Van Andel. Their shows begin again in May.

But Chester injuring his leg, and forcing the cancellation of the shows reminded me of some shows I saw back in 1992, when Alice in Chains was opening for Ozzy on the No More Tours tour, and Layne was in a wheelchair!

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