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Don’t Miss The Used at The Orbit Room on Friday Night!

There are a bunch of concerts coming to Grand Rapids this month, and if you need any info on them, check out our events page...Volbeat/Five Finger Death Punch, tomorrow's The Black Keys show, and more!

Including Friday night's show at The Orbit Room, featuring Taking Back Sunday, and The Used!  You've probably heard "Cry" on GRD from The Used, and you should get to the show early to check them out!

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Wayland to Play Benefit Show at Yankee Springs Golf Course Saturday!

Need something to do this weekend? There is a slight possibility that you didn't know about this show!

Wayland with special guests Devin & The Deadfrets at Yankee Springs Golf Course near Wayland -- the city, not the band! Proceeds benefit the Wayland High School choirs!

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Wayland Visits WGRD to Talk About Their Upcoming Charity Show on September 6th!

The fun guys in Wayland stopped in today to let everyone know what's going on with the band, their plans, and to invite you all out to their charity show tomorrow night at Yankee Springs Golf Course!

They're raising money for a great charity, the Wayland High School choir program, where Phil went to school, so go out and support not only a great band, but help out a local high school music program.  Music is always a great thing to support!

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Reunited Atreyu Unleash New Song ‘So Others May Live’

Atreyu's return now includes the release of a new song called 'So Others May Live.'

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Johnnie’s Throwback Thursday – 2000 Iron Maiden and Rob Halford

My throwback Thursday goes back to 2000, when I finally got to meet some of my metal heroes.  Iron Maiden was hitting the road with Queensryche and Rob Halford's solo band, and I took a week of so I could follow them around and hit 5 shows.

I caught the San Antonio, El Paso, Albuquerque, Phoenix, and Irvine shows that tour, and remember being super excited, since two of my favorite singers ever were touring together; Rob Halford and Bruce Dickinson!

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Metalhead Ned Cannot Wait Until Arch Enemy Comes to The Intersection!

There are so many shows coming to the Grand Rapids area, and they are all going to be glorious! Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, GWAR, You Me At Six, etc. There are just a buttload of shows coming! One of them though is one I have been waiting on for years and it's finally happening!

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The Black Keys Kicking Off U.S. Tour with Van Andel Concert; Ready to Record Again [Video]

The Black Keys are set to kickoff the U.S. leg of their world tour in support of 'Turn Blue' this weekend, but the duo just revealed they won't be forgetting fans down under.

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Win a Trip to Vegas for 5FDP, Volbeat, Hellyeah, Nothing More!

I've had a few people ask me about the trip to Las Vegas for the Five Finger Death Punch/Volbeat show we gave away a few months ago, and if we would have another chance.

Yes. Yes, we do.

Get signed up right now on our Facebook page for a chance to be flown to Las Vegas for the show at The Joint on Oct. 24! You'll get to fly to Vegas with a friend, get 2 tickets to the show, and 2 nights in a hotel -- and it won't cost you anything!

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Labor Fest 2014 Today in Grand Rapids’ Ah-Nab-Awen Park

Hard to believe September is here, isn't it? Seems like the summer went awfully fast.

But here it is, Labor Day. And if you're looking for something to do today, I'd like to point you toward Ah-Nab-Awen Park in Grand Rapids for Labor Fest 2014!

Labor Fest runs from 11 a

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GRD Listeners Go Kart Racing with Theory of a Deadman and Halestorm [Video]

On Thursday before the Theory of a Deadman and Halestorm show at Fifth-Third Ballpark in Grand Rapids, GRD got to take some winners go kart racing with Theory of a Deadman and Halestorm!

Thanks to AJs Family Fun Center in Comstock Park, we all went and raced in the go karts, swung some bats in the batting cages, and got to hang out and have some food and drinks with the bands before their show.

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What’s It Like Being On Stage in Front of Thousands of People?

Have you ever wondered what it looks like when bands or even us radio people get up on stage in front of thousands of you guys?

It's intense, scary, fun, and amazing, all at the same time!

You want to be good, you don't want to look or sound like an idiot, and you want to make sure you get everything you need done, done.

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Halestorm Rocked Grand Rapids at 5/3 Ballpark with GRD!

On Thursday night, Halestorm took 5/3 Ballpark by storm, rocking the crowd like only they do, getting everyone ready for the Theory of a Deadman show!

Fled Five kicked off the evening, and then Lzzy and the boys came screaming right out of the gate, and rocked Grand Rapids with a full set of great songs, including "It's Not You", "Love Bites (And So Do I)", "Freak Like Me", and more!

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