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DJs Are No Good at Real Life Situations – Like Fire Alarms [Video]

Today was fun. About 6:30pm, the fire alarm started going off in our building. My first thought? "Crap! I have a break coming up, I can't leave!"

Josh, from our sister station, Channel 95-7, came to my studio and asked what we should do.

This is what we SHOULD have done!

Most people don't have any hesitation when a fire alarm goes off. You are all much smarter than we are. You get the hell out of the building!

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Berlin Raceway Announces $100,000 Battle of Berlin 251 with Chase Elliot and Erik Jones [Video]

Berlin Raceway has announced details of their 2015 Battle at Berlin 251, which is coming up this June 16th! This year's race will feature a guaranteed $100,000 purse, making the 251 one of the highest paying race events in the Midwest! This year's race will also feature two of racing's biggest rising stars, Chase Elliot and Erik Jones.

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Comedian Tom Green Books Dates at Dr. Grins Comedy Club [Video]

When I was younger, Tom Green was the pinnacle of hilarity on MTV before they went entirely to reality shows. When Beavis & Butt-Head was cancelled, I found my laughs with Tom Green.

He was kind of the first to do the 'live skits' that just appealed to my young mind. I even recorded them on VHS tapes!

The man known as Tom Green is coming to Grand Rapids to perform his stand up!

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Chevelle & The Used Concert ALMOST Sold Out! [Video]

This concert week is absolutely crazy!

Marilyn Manson, Chevelle, Slipknot, The Used, Mushroomhead, and next week Breaking Benjamin! So many shows, and some are already sold out!

Guess what's also almost sold out?

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Marilyn Manson is SUPER CLOSE to Being Sold Out! [Video]

Planning on getting tickets to the Marilyn Manson show at the Orbit Room on May 13?

You better act now! Not in like 10 minutes, I talking now!

There is only a single digit amount of tickets left to the show!

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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’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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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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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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