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Cardboard Bobsleds Raced Down and Even Flew Over Cannonsburg! [Video]

GRD had a fun day out at Cannonsburg Ski & Ride Area in Belmont with you guys, Cannonsburg and Labatt for the Cardboard Bobsled Derby!

So many fantastic racers came out and tried to keep their bobsleds together as they raced down the hill.

Some didn't quite make it all the way down, some did get slowly down and some, well, hit record speeds!

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Pop Evil in the Studio Recording Album 4 – Week 3 Update [Video]

Pop Evil are working hard on the new album, hoping to get it out as soon as they can this year, and are in the studio in Seattle recording even as I write this!

The guys have narrowed down the list of songs they've written to the ones they're going to focus on recording, and making sure they've got all the best stuff to finish.

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‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Music Friday Songs for February 13

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, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

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

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Porn Stars Explain What Love Is [Video]

If you were looking for advice on the meaning of love, you probably didn't think to turn to porn stars to find the answers.

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Chevelle and The Used Co-Headlining May 15 Concert at Orbit Room [Video]

Thinking the Orbit Room was down and out?

Think again!

According to the Orbit Room's Facebook page, the Grand Rapids venue has some huge announcements on the way. They weren't kidding about that.

First announced was Black Label Society. And now it's Chevelle and The Used at the Orbit Room on May 15.

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2015 Grammys: The Full List of Winners

From Jack White and Beck to Sam Smith and Paramore, the 57th Annual Grammys are officially wrapped up.

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‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Music Friday Songs for February 6

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, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

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

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WGRD Listeners Sound Off On New Incubus Song ‘Absolution Calling’; What Do You Think? Vote Here! [Video/Poll]

WGRD debuted Incubus' new single "Absolution Calling" on the Liquid Lunch today!

It's the first new music we've heard from Incubus in a while. The last album was 2011's "If Not Now, When?"

Incubus will drop two EPs in 2015 and has hinted at adding North American dates to the current tour.   

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WGRD Heavyweights Highlight: Blackgate [Video]

The 2015 WGRD Heavyweights are in full stride at The Stache in Grand Rapids!

Local metal bands from across West Michigan are bringing their A-game to The Stache and playing for your vote! The votes will be tallied and each night a band will be chosen to move onto the finals!

Take a look at this contender from the second night, Blackgate!

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See How 97.9 WGRD’s Crew Gets Rated by PicTriev [Photos]

On Tuesday, "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" shared a website called PicTriev that rates your face.

Upload a picture of yourself, and the website estimates how old you look, how masculine and feminine you appear and which celebrities you resemble.

See how the guys from "Free Beer & Hot Wings" rated here.

And here's the rest of the WGRD DJs!

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Pop Evil Updates Grand Rapids on Album 4 Recording — Week Two

Pop Evil are in a studio in Seattle even as we speak, recording the follow up to 2013's Onyx album for us! The guys have been working on the demos and pre-production up until now with Adam Kasper, but have officially entered the official recording phase of the process now!

Here's a quick video for Grand Rapids from Chachi, as the band begins day one of the recordings, and he even gives us a quick sneak peek of the music!

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97.9 WGRD’s February 2015 Playlist [Video]

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