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Nick Menza Hints That Lamb of God’s Chris Adler Is Playing on Megadeth’s Next Album

Nick Menza suggests in a new video that Lamb of God's Chris Adler is playing on the next Megadeth disc and asks if he can play for Lamb of God.

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Max Cavalera Talks Soufly Album, Cavalera Conspiracy Tour + His Autobiography

Max Cavalera was the guest on Full Metal Jackie's weekend radio show and he dished on Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, his autobiography and more.

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Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Comments on Mick Thomson Stabbing Incident

Following the news earlier that Slipknot guitarist Mick Thomson was stabbed in the head by his own brother during a scuffle, Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has commented on the situation

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Metalhead Ned Is Taking a Break From Surge [Video]

For months now, I have been drinking the fine green beverage known as Surge.

Within that time, I have discovered many things about myself and my health.

Most likely the biggest thing? Pop isn't good for you.

Surge is up there with one of the more sugary beverages you can drink.

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Slipknot Guitarist Mick Thomson Stabbed in Knife Fight With Brother

Slipknot guitarist Mick Thomson was taken to a hospital after reportedly engaging in a knife fight with his brother.

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Slipknot Slashes Upper Bowl Ticket Prices for Friday the 13th Only! [Video]

If you were thinking about going to Slipknot on May 16 at the Van Andel Arena, now may be the best time to get tickets.

This Friday, in celebration of Friday the 13th, Slipknot is cutting a deal for their tour stop here in Grand Rapids!

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Metallica, Megadeth Combined in New Mashup ‘Fight Fire with Lungs of Hell’

YouTube mashup-meister The Taskmaster has returned to the thrash metal well for another combination of Metallica and Megadeth.

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2015 Record Store Day: Guide to Rock + Metal

What's there to pick up on Record Store Day? We've got your guide to 2015's rock and metal releases here.

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Top 10 Decade Defining Hard Rock, Heavy Metal Songs of 2000s, According to Watch Mojo [Video]

There are some songs on this list that I agree with and some that I do not, but it was a nice trip down memory lane. However, many of these songs we still play quite frequently on 97.9 WGRD!

Do you agree with this list?

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Society Kills Takes Home Crown for 2015 WGRD Heavyweights! [Photos]

After three weeks of preliminary rounds and seeing the best that West Michigan has to offer, the 2015 GRD Heavyweights have come to a close.

Another year of amazing metal has graced that stages of The Stache and the big room at The Intersection in Grand Rapids.

This year, the fans voted and the kings have been crowned. Greenville's own Society Kills is the 2015 GRD Heavyweights Champion!

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Mastodon Joins ‘Catch the Throne’ Mixtape, Plan Vinyl Reissues, Record Store Day Release

Mastodon may have released 'Once More 'Round the Sun' last year, but fans should brace themselves for a bevy of offerings in the coming months.

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Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’ Gets Mashed Up With Hall & Oates’ ‘I Can’t Go for That’ [Audio]

Before you can say "no can do," you should check out this Metallica mashup with Hall & Oates.

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