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Free Beer & Hot Wings Flashback: Eric Zane and Producer Joe’s 15-Second Fights Revisited [Videos]

On The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show today, we were discussing our upcoming live show in Springfield, Ill., with 92.7 QLZ.

Since there were technical issues with the show last year, we're all a bit nervous. Eric Zane then declared that if there are any issues, he will fight the responsible party.

This reminded us of the times when we used to settle disputes here on the show with some good, old-fashioned fisticuffs.

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Register to Win a Pair of Tickets to Breaking Benjamin at the Orbit Room!

I knew that this show was going to sell out! I warned everyone that it was going too!

Breaking Benjaming & Young Guns will be making their way to the Orbit Room on May 19. Tickets are completely sold out!

However, there is one way to get tickets to the show, and that is of course through...

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Michigan’s Own Upon Wings Unveils New Song ‘You Are My Weapon’ [Video]

Upon Wings is a great Lansing-based band, and has a new EP and single out for us all to enjoy. Anne Autumn Erickson is a classically-trained vocalist, and frontwoman for the band, and if you like bands like Nightwish, The Gathering, Epica, and other gothic bands, you'll really enjoy Upon Wings!

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Johnnie and Ned Escape Work Again to Eat Amazing Chicken Wings at Wing Doozy [Video]

King of the Wing is Wednesday, March 25, at the Grand Woods Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids, kicking off at 5 p.m.!

We're so excited to be eating wings with you, we got a head start!

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‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Takes BMW 5 Sedan For Ride Courtesy Sharpe BMW [Sponsored]

"The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" took the show on the road this month, and Sharpe BMW provided the vehicle to get the crew there -- a beautiful BMW 5 Series diesel sedan.

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Crooked Goose in Standale Has Amazing Wings Ready to Serve for King of the Wing 2015 [Video]

King of the Wing 2015 is less than a week away, on March 25th at The Woods in downtown Grand Rapids, and WGRD is gearing up to eat a bunch of wings with you! How do we gear up?

We eat a bunch of the wings people are bringing to serve up! How else?

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Aerosmith Returns to Van Andel Arena on August 4! [Video]

This is going to be one epic summer of music in Grand Rapids!

Fortunately, this concert is not in May because seemingly everything else is in May.

Aerosmith is throwing us a bone and closing out the summer with a big show at Van Andel Arena on August 4!

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Music Friday Songs for March 20

Each Friday, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” replaces its regular “back-with” music with songs from our own music collections.

They can be anything, from corny mash-ups, rock, country and mid-Michigan '70s butt rock to anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today's show.

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GRD’s Dumb Internet Challenge 5 — Dragon Habanero Chicken Wings [Video]

For the fifth GRD Dumb Internet Challenge, Metalhead Ned and I went to Riverhouse Ada in Ada to see who could eat more of its delicious-but-dangerous Dragon Habañero chicken wings.

These things pack a lot of heat after a great taste up front! A lot of heat.

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Mushroomhead
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Mushroomhead, Avatar Book May 17 Date at The Intersection [Video]

Another concert is coming this way to Grand Rapids!

If you thought may was done with concerts, you thought wrong. Another rockin' concert is coming this way of Grand Rapids at The Intersection.

Mushroomhead & Avatar will bring the metal to The Intersection on May 17!

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Otherwise Stops by GRD Studios to Play Some Tunes and Chat [Video]

Upcoming rockers Otherwise stopped by the GRD studios on the way to their show tonight at the Music Factory in Battle Creek with 10 Years.

Not only did we get to have a cool chat with the guys, but they played a sweet set of 3 songs including their new single and a cover you may just recognize.

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Between the Buried and Me
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Between the Buried and Me Reveal New Album Details + Summer 2015 Tour Dates

Between the Buried and Me have given their next album a title and release date and announced summer shows to promote it.

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