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Flint’s Own Amanda Somerville Set to Release Second Album with Michael Kiske [Video]

I've been listening to Amanda Somerville for a few years now, as she's been on several albums/DVDs I own, and has worked on quite a few really cool projects since moving to Germany.

She recorded an album with former Helloween singer Michael Kiske, called Kiske/Somerville,

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Corrosion of Conformity Rehearsing for a Tour With Their Deliverance Lineup [Video]

The Deliverance-era lineup of Corrosion of Conformity is back together, and prepping for a tour! Hopefully we'll get a new album, too!

The 3-piece early version of the band has been touring and recording again for the last few years, but the question that's probably been haunting them the whole time has been: "When are you going to do COC with Pepper again?"

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Halestorm Rocks the Office with Its New Video for the Song ‘Amen’ [Video]

Halestorm's new album Into the Wild Life comes out on April 14th, and you've been listening to the song 'Apocalyptic' a lot recently, getting ready for the new album.

Here's another great song to hold you over until mid April. It's for the song 'Amen' from the new album, and features the band all working regular jobs, and doing what we all would love to do: saying screw it, and packing up for something better!

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97.9 WGRD’s March 2015 Playlist [Video]

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Anthrax’s Scott Ian: ‘Don’t Complain about Tenacious D Winning Metal Grammy’ [Video]

Tenacious D took home a Grammy for "Best Hard Rock/ Metal Performance" for its cover of the Dio's "The Last In Line", from the "Ronnie James Dio - This Is Your Life" tribute album, beating out Slipknot, Mastadon, Motorhead, and Anthrax.

The reaction was kind of like, "huh?" considering most see Tenacious D as a comedy rock duo, not what most consider "Metal".

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian shares his thoughts on Tenacious D's win and the Grammys as a whole. 

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Black Veil Brides Singer Jumps Into Crowd to Confront Heckler [Video]

Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack had enough of a heckler and took matters into his own hands at a show in Vancouver.

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Puddle of Mudd Singer In Trouble For Riding Airport Baggage Carousel [Video]

Wes Scantlin, the lead singer of the band Puddle of Mudd, has shown a lot of idiocy and has had many run-ins with the law.

Well, he was up to his stupidity again.

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Maynard James Keenan on New Tool Album: ‘Things are Progressing Nicely. Slowly, but Definitely Progressing’

Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan took to Facebook yesterday to update fans on the highly anticipated new album.

Nine years since their last release, the new album is the follow-up to 2006's 10,000 Days.

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Music Friday Songs for February 27

Each Friday, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” replaces its regular “back-with” music with songs from our own music collections.

They can be anything, from corny mash-ups, rock, country, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today's show.

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Kid Rock Insults Korn, Beyonce and President Obama while Praising Guns, Axl Rose and U.S. Troops

Kid Rock is an interesting human being. A reporter for Rolling Stone recently spent a day with the musician and wrote about the experience.

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Albums Will Start Coming Out on Fridays Everywhere This Summer

After retailers, musicians' unions, labels and other groups met to discuss album releases and piracy, it's been decided that beginning this summer, albums will come out on the same day everywhere.

Instead of new music coming out on Tuesdays in the U.S., albums will be released on Fridays beginning this summer.

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Nickelback Rocks ‘Something in Your Mouth’ at Van Andel Arena [Video]

"Alright, let's get into some naughty shit," Nickelback's Chad Kroeger proposed to thousands of screaming fans at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids Tuesday night.

"Ladies," the frontman continued, "Something sexual maybe? Maybe a silly little song with a silly little title like 'You Look So Much Cuter With Something in Your Mouth'?"

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