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Razor & Tie
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Kyng Frontman Eddie Veliz Discusses New Album ‘Burn the Serum’

Following their powerful debut album, ‘Trampled Sun,’ Kyng are back with their sophomore disc ‘Burn the Serum.’ We had the chance to chat with frontman Eddie Veliz about the brand new disc, due out April 15 via Razor and Tie Records. Veliz talked about the creative process of ‘Burn the Serum,’ as well as some of his favorite tracks from the album. Check out our interview with Eddie Veliz of Kyng below, then stream the entire 'Burn the Serum' album in the player at the bottom of this post:

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Frank Bello + David Ellefson
Photo Credit: Dana "Distortion" Yavin
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Anthrax’s Frank Bello and Megadeth’s David Ellefson Talk Altitudes & Attitude

Anthrax bassist Frank Bello and Megadeth bassist David Ellefson are legendary musicians in their own right, but the 'Big 4' thrashers have taken their music in a new direction with Altitudes & Attitude.

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Another pinup style photo, getting pumped for the Miss Skin Deep pageant!
Another pinup style photo, getting pumped for the Miss Skin Deep pageant!
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Skin Deep Tattoo Expo Hitting Delta Plex (Interview)

I am emceeing the Miss Skin Deep Pinup Pageant this May and I am beyond excited! Tons of people have asked for more information so I got some staff from the Delta Plex Arena to come in here and lay it out for us! Listen to the interview for all you need to know about the upcoming event!

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Jackie In The Studio With Anti-Mortem

Today was an eventful day, I had up and coming band, Anti-Mortem in the studio with me where they played their new song, "100% Pure American Rage." We chatted about nonsense, talked about their current tour with Texas Hippie Coahilition and more. Listen here.

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Johnnie Walker Talks with Rick DeJesus of Adelitas Way About New Music and Touring

Today I got to talk with Rick DeJesus, the singer for Adelitas Way about their new song, "Dog on a Leash", the new album (and what it might be called) and more!  Rick's a fun guy, and he's looking forward to coming back to Grand Rapids for a show!

Spoiler alert!  They're coming, but it hasn't been announced when or with who!

Rick gives some clues as to what the new album will be called, and if you figure it out, post it below!

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Johnnie and Wayland
Johnnie and Wayland
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Wayland’s Interview on WGRD Before Their Big DVD Shoot at the Intersection [Video]

On Friday, April 4th, the Wayland guys came by the GRD studios to hang out, talk about their world, and get everyone stoked for the show at The Intersection on April 5th.

We covered a lot of ground here.  Everything from Wayland Warriors taki

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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Stars in Stereo Guitarist Jordan McGraw Reveals New Album Details

Whether you’ve seen Stars in Stereo on tour with Bullet for My Valentine, Halestorm, P.O.D. or Flyleaf, it’s likely that the band has come through your town at least once. This California rock outfit has toured from coast to coast on their first record and now they are gearing up for the release of their follow up disc. We recently had the chance to speak with guitarist Jordan McGraw who revealed the title of their new album, the aptly monikered ‘Leave Your Mark.’

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Category: Interviews, Rock
Relapse Records
Relapse Records
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Ringworm’s Human Furnace Discusses New Album ‘Hammer of the Witch’ and Musical Influences

With countless years of music, Ringworm have been pummeling ears for decades. Frontman Human Furnace and his crew are gearing up for the release of their brand new record, ‘Hammer of the Witch.’ They are also hitting the road in the spring in promotion of the new album.

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Category: Interviews, Metal, News
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Korn’s Jonathan Davis Discusses Mayhem Festival and ‘The Paradigm Shift’

Korn are riding a career upswing at the moment, due in part to the success of 'The Paradigm Shift' album. The news just keeps getting better for the band, as they're set to appear as co-headliners of this year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.

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Chevelle’s Sam Loeffler Talks ‘La Gargola’ Album and Touring

Chevelle continue to crank out great hard rock music and the band's seventh studio album, 'La Gargola,' just arrived in stores and online. The group has been receiving positive reviews so far for the heavier sounding effort and they're getting ready to take their show on the road.

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Korn In Concert
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Metalhead Ned’s Horrible Interview ‘Fail’ With Korn’s Jonathan Davis [Audio]

The 'Art of Interviewing' is a creative thing. Not everyone can interview perfectly, and what you here in a radio interview is normally never live. Getting a perfect interview is rare, and I hoped that would happen with my interview with Korn's Jonathan Davis. Well...not so much...I lost my cool in a matter of seconds.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: How to End an Interview Like a Boss [Video]

Most of us will never have the opportunity to be interviewed by the local news station for a story.

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