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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 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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Upon Wings - You Are My Weapon
Upon Wings - You Are My Weapon (single artwork)
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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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Special Motley Crue Pre-Sale Going on Now!

Motley Crue and Alice Cooper return to the Van Andel Arena one last time on October 13!

Tickets go on sale this Saturday, April 25 at 10am EST.

However, if you're looking to get tickets now, there is a pre-sale code available for you now!

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Pop Evil at Rock on the Range 2014
Pop Evil at Rock on the Range 2014 (photo Johnnie Walker)
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Pop Evil Release the First Official Episode of the Making of PEIV [Video]

Pop Evil moved their recording operation for the next album out to Seattle, to shake things up a bit, and create something new and exciting for us! We've had some special Grand Rapids messages from the guys in the studio, and as the time draws closer to the new album coming out, the band has got the first episode of the official making of the new album out!

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Rock Legends Tommy Lee & Alice Cooper Talk About Upcoming Tour, Rock Today, Legacy, and More [Video]

Pinch me and tell me that this interview happened!

Ever since I got into rock music, bands like KISS, Motley Crue, Alice Cooper, Blue Oyster Cult led the way for me to liking rock music. Which eventually got me into radio!

Never in my dreams would I think that I would chat with Motley Crue's Tommy Lee and Alice Cooper on one phone call!

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Motley Crue Returns to the Van Andel Arena on October 13! [Video]

It was quite a big deal when Motley Crue announced that they were ending their careers.

It was even a bigger deal when they kicked off their final tour here in Grand Rapids at the Van Andel Arena!

Thanks to fan demand, Motley Crue will say goodbye to Grand Rapids one last time!

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Metalhead Ned Visits Local Shops on Record Store Day!

I celebrate a lot of holidays during the year, and they are all exciting.

However there is one day that is celebrated by record collectors nationwide, and that is Record Store Day!

I took to the streets and checked out Grand Rapids' local shops!

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A Quick List of Events for Record Store Day Tomorrow in Grand Rapids!

Record Store day should be considered a national holiday!

It's a day where music enthusiast head out to their local record shops and support the local shops as opposed to the big corporate stores.

Interested? Here is a quick list of things going on at local shops!

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