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Memorial Day Parades Planned Across West Michigan

It's hard to believe that Memorial Day is already only a week away. In preparation, we've compiled a list of all of the Memorial Day parades throughout West Michigan.

So, when is the parade in your community?

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Michigan’s Top 10 Best NBA Players [List]

As this year's NBA playoffs reach a fever pitch, I began to think about Michigan's rich basketball tradition and how impressive an all-time team of Michiganders would be stacked up against a similar line up from any other state.

Could you imagi

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Chevelle Rocked ‘Hats Off to the Bull’ at the Orbit Room [Video]

Chevelle and The Used rocked Grand Rapids Friday night at the Orbit Room!

Check out this video of the Chevelle performing "Hats off to the Bull" to the packed, screaming crowd!

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Linkin Park Closes Up an Epic Rock on the Range! [Video]

It's been a very long and tiring 3 days, but I have never been so happy to be so tired! It was all worth it!

Slipknot, Judas Priest, Sabaton, BabyMetal, Godsmack...SO MANY BANDS!

It all came to a close with Linkin Park!

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Slipknot Crushed at the Van Andel in Grand Rapids on Saturday Night [Video]

Slipknot wrapped up the 'Prepare for Hell' tour with Hatebreed on Saturday night here in Grand Rapids, at the Van Andel Area. Thousands of people packed into the arena for this heavy show, to rage with some phenomenal metal bands!

After Hatebreed kicked everyone's ass to warm up the show, Janna and I got to get up on Slipknot's stage, and say thank you to everyone who came out to the show, and had a great time with us!

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Hatebreed Hit Grand Rapids Hard With Slipknot on Saturday Night [Video]

Slipknot wrapped up the 'Prepare for Hell' tour with Hatebreed on Saturday night here in Grand Rapids, at the Van Andel Area. Thousands of people packed into the arena for this heavy show, to rage with some phenomenal metal bands!

Hatebreed was up first, to get the show started, and they came right out of the gate with some great heavy stuff to get the crowd moshing, and kick the pits off in hardcore fashion.

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GRD Listeners Win Floor Tickets at Slipknot Preparty at H.O.M.E. Inside the B.O.B. [Photos]

WGRD had an awesome time getting pumped for the Slipknot show at Van Andel Arena Saturday night at the official Slipknot preparty!

We had some drinks with our friends at H.O.M.E. inside the B.O.B. and gave away floor tickets to the show!

Check out photos here!

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Chevelle Rocked Grand Rapids at The Orbit Room With WGRD! [Video]

Chevelle hit Grand Rapids on Friday night, May 15th, with The Used, and Marmozets, and packed The Orbit Room! The evening started off at 5:30, with several GRD winners getting in early and meeting Chevelle for autographs and pictures!

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The Used Hit Grand Rapids with Chevelle at The Orbit Room [Video]

Chevelle hit Grand Rapids on Friday night, May 15th, with The Used, and Marmozets, and packed The Orbit Room!

First up was Marmozets, from England, and despite a little technical issue with the kick drum, they played a pretty rocking se

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Marmozets Impressed Grand Rapids with Chevelle at The Orbit Room [Video]

Chevelle hit Grand Rapids on Friday night, May 15th, with The Used, and Marmozets, and packed The Orbit Room!

First up was Marmozets, from England, and despite a little technical issue with the kick drum, they played a pretty rocking set! Cool, catchy songs, the singer has a pretty good range of sounds she can make with her voice, and nice, high energy performance!

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Rock on the Range Day 1 Video Report [Video]

Not able to make it Rock on the Range this year?

Metalhead Ned has you covered!

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Stranger Wins Police Cruiser, Immediately Gives It to Late Officer’s Son

This son will have something special to help him remember his father.

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