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Telsa CEO Elon Musk Unveils New Vehicle
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Electric Car Leader Tesla Motors Has Bought a Grand Rapids Auto Parts Supplier

Tesla Motors is a company I've been watching for a few years now, since they launched their all-electric sports car, the Tesla Roadster. They've since released their S model sedan, have a crossover planned for release, and have also announced a battery for your house to help get you off the grid!

Now, Tesla has purchased Grand Rapids based Riviera Tool, which makes stamping parts. They'll still be doing their regular business, but will now be supplying Tesla with parts, and will be renamed Tesla Tool and Die, eventually.

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Get Ready for Rock on the Range With Baby Metal’s New Video for ‘Road of Resistance’

GRD has a bunch of tickets to give away to Rock on the Range for next weekend, so keep listening for your chance to grab some every day! The show is the 15th, 16th, and 17th of May, in Columbus, and is headlined by Slipknot, Linkin Park, and Judas Priest!

More than 60 bands will be hitting three stages that weekend, including a band you may not know, called BabyMetal.

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Pop Evil at the Intersection
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Pop Evil’s Second Behind the Scenes Video Reveals New Album Name [Video]

In the first few seconds of this new behind the scenes video from Pop Evil, the guys let slip the new album's name! It's a surprising new album title, and completely different from the last few, like Onyx. This one will throw you for a bit of a loop, but it's actually pretty cool. Stick with the video, as they'll explain the name and more! Here it is, the new Pop Evil album title:

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National Honesty Day
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WGRD Staffers Admit to Secret Things Because It’s National Honesty Day [Video]

Did you know that it's National Honesty Day? I didn't, either, and I've been lying to people left and right all day! Just kidding. Just left.

Since it's a 'national holiday', I decided to ambush a few people around here and see what things they wanted to come clean about. There were a few surprising ones, some not that secret, and one I probably shouldn't post on the internet.

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97.9 WGRD’s May 2015 Playlist [Video]

Foo Fighters' "Congregation"

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English Dude Comes Up With a Great Way to Get Potholes Fixed Quickly!

Leave it to the Brits to come up with great ideas! A guy in Manchester calling himself "Wanksy" has been getting some road damage fixed quickly in a very simple way.

He paints penises and other genitals around them.

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FBHW Live at Night Antiquing
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Watch Free Beer and Hot Wings Antiquing Former Interns From the Live at Night Show [Video]

Saturday night, the Free Beer and Hot Wings show hit the DeVos Performance Hall for their annual Live at Night show, and they killed it in front of 2,000 plus people!

Here's some NSFW video from the beginning of the evening, where they brought out some former interns for a little bit of 'Intern Perfection'. They had to complete the Perfection puzzle within 60 seconds, or get 'Antiqued' by Joe!

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GRD’s First Guys Night Out Was Fun with Wings and ‘Ex Machina’

For GRD's first Guys Night Out, Ned and I met up with our winners at Buffalo Wild Wings, and we also had a special guest join us for food, drinks, and the movie! Thanks to Mitch from Wayland for hanging out and having fun with us!

We met up at the B-Dubs by Celebration Cinema North, and hung out, enjoying the wings, quesadillas, chips, beer, and drinks. We also voted on which movie we were going to see. The contenders were 'Furious 7', 'Get Hard', 'Unfriended', and 'Ex Machina'.

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The Orbit Room Says ‘Less Than 50 Tickets Remain’ for Marilyn Manson Show

Planning on seeing Marilyn Manson on May 13 at the Orbit Room?

Better make a decision quickly, because it is about to sell out!

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2014 10th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert - Arrivals
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Corey Taylor of Slipknot Talks Music, Acting, Touring and More With Johnnie and Ned

It's always a good day when you get the chance to talk with Corey Taylor from Slipknot and Stone Sour. The guy is always so busy with so many different things, the only problem is being able to talk about all of them in a short amount of time!

Corey called to talk about his new Slipknot single, 'KillPop', the latest Stone Sour covers EPs the band is finishing up, his work in Clown's first movie, working with Robert England in 'Fear Clinic', and more!

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Free Beer and Hot Wings Live at Night
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Free Beer and Hot Wings Rocked DeVos Performance Hall Saturday Night [Photos]

The Free Beer and Hot Wings Show hit Devos Performance Hall on Saturday night to entertain over 2,000 people in Grand Rapids, MI! The guys even outsold Lewis Black, the national comedian who played DeVos the night before!

The evening started at The Bistro with the last chances to win free tickets to the evening for those still looking to get in, and also at DeVos for those lucky (and smart) enough to get their VIP tickets before they sold out!

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Lansing Band Upon Wings Releases Video for ‘You Are My Weapon’

Lansing, MI band Upon Wings has released an EP called 'Afterlife', that also features vocals from Dark New Day's Brett Hestla. If you haven't heard this local band, check them out. Led by Anne Erickson, the band channels a lot of influences from Nightwish, After Forever, Delain, The Gathering, and more.

The band just finished and released a video for the song 'You Are My Weapon' from the EP, check it out above.

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