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Stone Sour Corey Taylor
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Full Metal Jackie: Slipknot and Stone Sour Singer Corey Taylor Talks Lessons Learned in Music and ‘Fear Clinic’ Movie

Slipknot / Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend.

The always busy rocker spoke about some of the lessons he's learned in music and about his participation in the upcoming film 'Fear Clinic.' If you missed Jackie’s show, here’s her full interview with Corey Taylor.

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Brent Smith Talks Smith & Myers Acoustic Project and Shinedown’s Next Album

Shinedown's Brent Smith and Zach Myers recently stepped out from the comfort of their band to record a number of cover songs for the '(Acoustic Sessions)' EP. Smith recently spoke with 'Loudwire Reloaded' host Sandman about the fan-driven project and also dropped some interesting details about what's next for Shinedown.

Check out the chat below and listen to 'Loudwire Reloaded' this weekend to hear a portion of the interview in person.

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Heavens Basement Joins Jackie On GRD

Well today was exciting. My normal liquid lunch was interrupted by Heavens Basement popping their head into the studio! The guys are on a what we have decided to call, a nation wide bar crawl. After their tour with The Pretty Reckless got cancelled due to Taylor Momsen falling ill, the band decided to make their way out to the states anyway and hit up their favorite radio stations for a mini radio tour.

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Zakk Wylde
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Full Metal Jackie: Black Label Society’s Zakk Wylde Talks New Album and Guitarist [Video]

Black Label Society's Zakk Wylde was the guest with Full Metal Jackie on 97.9 WGRD on Sunday night.

Wylde spoke about the band’s upcoming album, "Catacombs of the Black Vatican;" his creative process; and the group's recently-added guitarist, Dario Lorina.

If you missed Full Metal Jackie’s show, here’s her full interview with Black Label Society's Zakk Wylde.

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Korn’s Munky Chats with ‘Metalhead Ned’ on Album and Reunion with ‘Head’! [Video]

Rob Zombie and Korn took over the Delta Plex on Nov. 11 with a sold-out show.

Recently, Korn welcomed back original guitarist Brian "Head" Welch, released a new album, went on tour and more.

It was quite the year for Korn. I got the chance to hang out with guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer.

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Monster Magnet’s Dave Wyndorf Talks New Album ‘Last Patrol,’ U.S. Touring + More

Monster Magnet's Dave Wyndorf was the guest on Full Metal Jackie’s radio show this past weekend. He talked about the new ‘Last Patrol’ disc, returning to tour the U.S. after years away and more. If you missed Jackie’s show, here’s her full interview with Monster Magnet's Dave Wyndorf:

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Escape the Fate
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Escape the Fate’s Craig Mabbitt Talks ‘Bury the Hatchet’ Tour + Reconnecting With Ronnie Radke

Escape the Fate are currently winding down the year, but 2014 will start off with a bang as they embark on the 'Bury the Hatchet' tour with Falling in Reverse, who feature their former frontman Ronnie Radke.

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Asking Alexandria Live In GRD Studio

Last night Asking Alexandria played at the Orbit Room but before they headed over there they hung out with me in the studio! We kind of covered everything, from the bands first time in Grand Rapids, where lead singer Danny had a random hook up outside the Intersection, to talk of their new song "Death Of Me," and even some acoustics thrown in the mix! Check it out, and if you want to skip my useless chatter fast foward the interview to about 1:45, that's when the band chimes in!

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Jason Newsted - New York City
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Jason Newsted Talks Bass Player Live! Concert

Jason Newsted was recently added to the inaugural Bass Player Live! Concert & Awards Show that will take place Nov. 9 at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. At the show, Newsted will have a chance to hobnob and rock out with such music greats as Geezer Butler, Zakk Wylde, Corey Taylor, Charlie Benante, Frank Bello, Rex Brown, Billy Sheehan and David Ellefson.

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Lil Sassy Cassee – The World’s Smallest Stripper [INTERVIEW]

 

Lil Sassy Cassee, the world's smallest stripper or world's smallest entertainer as she prefers, was recently in West Michigan for a string of performances at Deja Vu and stopped by WGRD for an appearance on my show.

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Jackie Interviews Divergent Author Veronica Roth

I love to read! If you have read my "About Me" section then you probably know this about me. Well my recent kick is the New York Times best selling series, Divergent; by Veronica Roth. To give you a run down, it's a dystopian society where the community is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue.

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The 10th Annual Grand Rapids Marathon Hits GR This Weekend

Eric Zane and I are so excited because this weekend we are racing in the Grand Rapids Half Marathon! Named one of the best marathons around it should be a fantastic experience. Earlier today I was able to speak with race director, Don Kern. Don told me a bit about the race history and gave me some details that may make you want to lace up and get out this weekend for the race!

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