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Halestorm Discuss Grammy High, Tour Life, Avenged Sevenfold + More in Exclusive GRD Interview

Anyone who listens to WGRD knows that we are big fans of Halestorm. The Red Lion, Penn. rockers have experienced tremendous success since the release of their debut album back in 2009. We caught up with Halestorm last week before their show at The Intersection in downtown Grand Rapids to talk about how far they've come.

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Grand Rapids, You Are Awesome!

This morning was "awesome!" I went for a super duper run, then came into work to be told, that I am in fact, "awesome." Yeah! Have you seen those signs around Grand Rapids, or maybe a person on a street corner "Panhandling love," as I say with a sign that simply reads, "You Are Awesome." Well there is a group of people who started this trend and they are bringing us an entire "You Are Awesome" flashmob the same weekend we are kicking off art prize. Listen to the interview below, and remember, "You are awesome!"

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Jackie Interviews Adult Film Star Jessica Drake

Jessica Drake!  Adult film sensation now is a public speaker? Yup, Jessica now is touring the country doing seminars teaching us normal folk how to be super bad ass in bed. Jessica will be here at Cirilla's on Plainfield this Friday from 7-9pm. We even have a special magic word the two of us came up with that can hook you up with some free swag. Listen to the interview below!

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Jackie Interviews Adult Film Star- Sasha Grey

I know what you're thinking, "DAMN DON'T LET JACKIE INTERVIEW ANYONE!" Well I think I did a swell job this time! You all know Sasha Grey, either you have seen her in porn, or you've seen her in Entourage well now you can check out her novel, "The Juliette Society." Sasha called in today to talk to me about her new fiction book, and I even managed to squeeze in a question about Dungeon and Dragons... check out the interview below!

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Huntress
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Huntress Talks Touring, NBA Jam, Lemmy Kilmister, and More!

A month or two ago, an amazing show that features Amon Amarth, Children of Bodom, Battlecross, and Huntress came to the Intersection. I started listening to Huntress and I knew I had to meet this band. Little did I know I was also going to do Jager shots and sing the NBA Jam theme song with them.

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5 Stupid Things Horror Movie Characters Do (That Even Piss Off Horror Writers) — By Simon Barrett of ‘You’re Next’

We all have things that drive us mad in horror movies (Oh your brand new car magically won't start?) but what about someone who writes horror? What type of things do the creators of our favorite movies cringe at seeing on screen? 

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Interview – Josh Todd of Buckcherry

I had a chance to interview Josh Todd of Buckcherry this week.  We talked about the seven deadly sins, life on the road, the band's history, a possible Buckcherry movie, Crazy Bitch, marriage and more. 

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Matt and Kim
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Matt and Kim Discuss Their ‘Dopeness,’ Staying Creative + More at Lollapalooza 2013

When it comes to taking a do-it-yourself approach to creating music, few are as successful as Brooklyn, NY duo Matt & Kim. The release of their fourth studio album, Lightning, has elevated the "Daylight" and "Let's Go" hitmakers to even bigger stardom. Matt & Kim took some time with us to go over their success at Lollapalooza in Chicago on Friday (August 2).

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Five Finger Death Punch’s Zoltan Talks New Album, Upcoming Orbit Room Show, and More!

It's a big day for Five Finger Death Punch! Their BRAND NEW album named "The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell" has hit the shelves and you can pick it up today! In support of this new album, I got to chat with guitarist Zoltan.

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SOiL’s Tim King Talks New Album, Upcoming Tour With Dope, and More!

Then out of left field, I get a call from the METAL GODS to join in for another interview. SOiL will be hitting Planet Rock in Battle Creek, MI TOMORROW! Do you have your ticket yet? No? WHY?!? Well, bassist Tim King gave me a call and we chatted for a bit about some cool stuff.

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Mowgli’s Discuss Band Identity, Spreading Their Love Through Rock + More

California feel-good rockers The Mowgli's have been making heads bob and toes tap with their hit single, "San Francisco." The eight-piece band - yes, eight - performed at The Stache inside The Intersection a couple of weeks ago (June 30). We spoke with vocalist/guitarist Colin Louis Dieden about The Mowgli's rise to fame, getting along with seven other band members and more.

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Killswitch Engage’s Adam D and Jesse Leach Talk Fiery Bowel Movements, Chugging Water, and More!

Originally when I set up this interview, I was under the impression that I was talking to just vocalist Jesse Leach again. Last time we chatted, we talked on the future of the band, and had some serious stuff that we covered. Then I heard I was also interviewing Adam D along with Jesse...put these two together, and your bound to get one interesting interview.

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