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Corey Taylor Rocks ‘Hunger Strike’ Live with Halestorm at APMAs [Video]

Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor joined Halestorm on stage last night at the second annual Alternative Press Music Awards in Cleveland.

Taylor and Halestorm frontwoman Lzzy Hale joined forces for Temple of the Dog's "Hunger Strike".

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I Prevail via YouTube
I Prevail via YouTube
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WGRD Listeners Sound Off on I Prevail’s Cover of Taylor Swift’s ‘Blank Space’ [Video, Poll]

Michigan rockers I Prevail have done a loud and fiery version of Taylor Swift's "Blank Space".

WGRD kicked off the Liquid Lunch today with the song, wanting to know what GRD listeners think. Check out their reactions and listen to the song and let us know your opinion!

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Johnnie Walker/ 97.9 WGRD
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WGRD Listeners Sound off on New Five Finger Death Punch Song ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ [Video, Poll]

WGRD debuted Five Finger Death Punch's new song "Jekyll and Hyde" on the Liquid Lunch today!

It's the first single off the band's upcoming sixth album, Got Your Six, out August 28.

We asked GRD listeners their opinions on the new song. What do you think of "Jekyll and Hyde"? Check it out and vote below!

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Daniel Boczarski/ Getty Images
Daniel Boczarski/ Getty Images
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Watch Slipnot’s New Twisted ‘Killpop’ Video; Listen to Corey Taylor Talk about the Song with GRD

After teasing us for days on social media, Slipknot has finally premiered the new music video for "Killpop"!

Like other Slipknot vids, it was directed by Slipknot's own Shawn "Clown" Crahan, and it's pretty dark and eerie.

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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97.9 WGRD’s May 2015 Playlist [Video]

Foo Fighters' "Congregation"

Ethan Miller/ Getty Images
Ethan Miller/ Getty Images
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Grand Rapids Stays in the Running as Possible Stop on Five Finger Death Punch + Papa Roach Fall Tour– Cast Your Vote!

We're getting closer to bringing Papa Roach, Five Finger Death Punch, In This Moment and From Ashes to New to GR!

Recently the bands announced an upcoming fall tour-- with all the stops determined by fans! Each week, the top voted cities move on the next round.

Grand Rapids has made it to Round Two!

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Frazer Harrison/ Getty Images
Frazer Harrison/ Getty Images
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Halestorm to Rock Grand Rapids at the Orbit Room July 2! [Video]

Another huge show is set to rock Grand Rapids!

Halestorm just announced they are playing the Orbit Room July 2!

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Jim Rogash/ Getty Images
Jim Rogash/ Getty Images
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Grand Rapids Man, Dathan Ritzenhein, Places 7th in Boston Marathon

Grand Rapids native and Rockford High School graduate, Dathan Ritzenhein had a strong showing in the 119th Boston Marathon, finishing in seventh place Monday afternoon, WZZM-13 reported.

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Kevin Winter / Jason Oxenham, Getty Images
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Deftones and Incubus to Kick off U.S. Summer Tour at DTE Energy Music Theater

Deftones and Incubus are co-headling as U.S. tour this summer!

The 18-stop mammoth summer series will kick off at DTE Energy Energy Music Theater in Clarkson, Mich., July 22. 

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Ian Gavan/ Getty Images
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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘We’re at the 25 Percent Point With Writing New Album’

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett recently spoke with Billboard about the progress of the band's next album, which will be a follow up to 2008's Death Magnetic.

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Rock on the Range
Rock on the Range
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2015 Rock on the Range Daily Lineups Announced

Rock on the Range is just over a month away! Over 50 bands are set to rock Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, May 15-17.

The organizers are helping you get a jump on planning your ROTR 2015 experience by releasing the daily lineups for this year’s event.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings
Free Beer & Hot Wings
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A Look Inside Dumber Than Zane Trivia on ‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’

Each week on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we play Dumber Than Zane Trivia for a $500 cash prize.

It's done Thursdays on our show.

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