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Shaffee Interview with David Draiman of Disturbed & Device

Device is set to release their debut album on April 9th. The group features David Draiman of Disturbed and guitarist Geno Lenardo of Filter.

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The Devil Wears Prada Talk Metal Scene, Fan Devotion + More in Exclusive Interview

Midwest metalcore group The Devil Wears Prada have come a long way since their formation in 2005. The Dayton, OH natives have released four full-length albums, toured the globe and gained a massive and dedicated fanbase in the process. Vocalist Mike Hranica chatted with us about the band's success, the risk of overproducing records and more before their sold out show at The Intersection last Thursday (March 28).

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GRD Exclusive: In-Studio Performance By Trapt Frontman Chris Taylor Brown

Chris Taylor Brown of Trapt stopped by the WGRD studio this afternoon to perform a couple of acoustic songs on my show.

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Shaffee Interview With Lars Ulrich – Part 3

I recently spoke with drummer Lars Ulrich of Metallica about a number of topics. Because of the length of the entire interview, I’ve decided to break it up in separate parts.

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Shaffee Interview With Lars Ulrich – Part 2

I recently spoke with drummer Lars Ulrich of Metallica about a number of topics. Because of the length of the entire interview, I’ve decided to break it up in separate parts.

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Shaffee Interview With Lars Ulrich Of Metallica – Part 1

I recently spoke with drummer Lars Ulrich of Metallica about a number of topics. Because of the length of the entire interview, I've decided to break it up in separate parts.

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Chris Hardwick Explains How One Nerd Rules Them All, Tech Industry’s Future, G4 + More

The virtual Wild West known as the World Wide Web has been somewhat of an enigma for companies to capitalize on. While almost 80 percent of the population in North America use the internet, it's been a challenge for most brands that don't have Google in their name to actually make a substantial profit and grow their presence. One individual who is breaking that trend and becoming a Renaissance Man in today's digital age is Chris Hardwick, founder of the Nerdist Podcast.

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Muse Bassist Chris Wolstenholme Shares Thoughts on ’2nd Law,’ Personal Demons, Band Credibility + More

U.K. rockers Muse have become one of the biggest bands in the world, selling out arenas on a regular basis. After releasing their sixth studio album The 2nd Law late last year, the trio have embarked on a worldwide tour in support of the record. Bassist Christopher Wolstenholme shared his thoughts on fans' early perception of The 2nd Law, singing lead for the first time and more in an exclusive interview with GRD.

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Brian ‘Head’ Welch on Reuniting With Korn: ‘Hearts Change and Reconciliation Is Now’

One of modern rock music's biggest talking points of 2013 is the status of Brian 'Head' Welch within his former band Korn. After surprising the 2012 Carolina Rebellion Festival by joining the band onstage for a performance of 'Blind,' Welch is now set to play several shows with Korn in 2013, including high profile gigs at Rock on the Range in Ohio and the Rock Im Park and Rock Am Ring fests in Germany.

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Mark Tremonti Talks Alter Bridge, Future Solo Project Plans + More With Loudwire Radio

The man of many bands, guitarist Mark Tremonti, will be the special guest on this weekend's Loudwire Radio show with host Mike 'Sandman' Sanders. The rocker took the time to discuss his solo band, Creed and Alter Bridge.

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Testament’s Chuck Billy Talks Current Tour, Touring with Metallica, Upcoming Live CD/DVD and More!

Time for another Metalhead Ned interview here at WGRD! When I heard that Thrash Metal legends Testament were coming to town (tomorrow in fact), I knew what I had to do...I had to somehow grab an interview with the beast known as Chuck Billy of Testament.

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Three Days Grace Look Toward Future Post-Adam Gontier

It's been almost two months since former Three Days Grace vocalist Adam Gontier abruptly parted ways with the band he helped create 20 years ago. Despite the singer's departure, the rest of Three Days Grace decided to move forward and recruited My Darkest Days frontman Matt Walst, brother of bassist Brad Walst, as their temporary new singer for the time being. The band sat down with us during their stop at the Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek last night (February 13) to talk about their future, and how fans have stayed in their corner during uncertain times.

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