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Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows Teaches You How To Play the New Deathbat A7X Game

By now, you've heard that Avenged Sevenfold have been working on a new mobile game based on the band and their music.

Now, you can not only get the game, but M. Shadows has filmed this cool tutorial to show you how the game works, and he even walks you through the first level to beat it at 100%!

SPOILERS are involved in this video, so if you want to learn the game, and figure out all the stuff on your own, you probably don't want to watch the video, but if you want to get through the first level at 100%, check it out.

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Godsmack’s Sully Erna Announces December Solo Concert Dates

Godsmack is riding high on their new album 1000HP, and are working on more touring for 2015, so keep your eyes here for more information as we get it.

Meanwhile, Sully has announced a series of solo shows for this coming December.  If you haven't seen him on his solo project live, it's really freaking cool.  He kicks things off with some cool acoustic versions of some Godsmack stuff, and then brings out the rest of the band for a bunch of music from his Avalon album, and some covers.

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Foo Fighters Release Lyric Video for New Song ‘Something From Nothing’

Last week, Foo Fighters officially unleashed their new single 'Something From Nothing'. They performed it for the first time live during their week-long stint on 'The Late Show with David Letterman'.

Now they have released a lyric video to accompany the song. 

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Go Deep Into the ‘Knot with Slipknot’s Video Autobiography

Slipknot's new album, .5 The Gray Chapter is out, and it's the first album without Paul Gray and Joey Jordison.  The guys had been leaking out song after song on the web, so people could check it all out before the album released, and now that the CD is out, you can get deeper into 20 years of the 'Knot.

The guys explain what Slipknot is to them, talk about the thinking behind the masks, the rise of the band, and all the dirt and slime that is the mighty Slipknot!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Aretha Franklin’s Awkward TV Interview Tour [Video]

Poor Aretha Franklin.

She's old and surly. And all she wants to do is promote her new album "Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics."

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Jammin’ with Pearl Jam at The Joe in Motown, Toasting Detroit [Videos]

Pearl Jam performed a 32-song jam session with two encores Thursday night in Detroit.

Yours truly was there at The Joe, a.k.a. Joe Louis Arena, to jam along.

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Battlecross Returns to The Stache on November 26! [Video]

This year is sure going to go out with a bang!

So many shows are coming to the Grand Rapids area, it's insanity; especially in November!

Another show just got announced and this is one of the more extreme bands I have seen!

Michigan natives Battlecross are returning to The Stache!

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Andrew W.K. Talks About Partying as Hard as Humanly Possible

There aren't too many people in this world that know how to party harder than Andrew W.K., the self-proclaimed king of partying.

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Young Guns’ Gustav Wood Discusses ‘I Want Out,’ Upcoming Album, Touring [Video]

Young Guns' Gustav Wood recently took a few minutes to speak with 'Loudwire Nights' Full Metal Jackie about 'I Want Out' and their new album hopes.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 12

ArtPrize 2014, Grand Rapids' sixth annual public art extravaganza, wraps up today.

So, head to downtown Grand Rapids to check out the winners and revisit your favorites before ArtPrize closes at 6 p.m.

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ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 11

And the envelopes please.

On Friday night in ceremonies at the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre with a watch party at Rosa Park Circle, ArtPrize 2014 handed out its awards.

The big winner was Indianapolis artist Anila Quayyum Agha's Grand Rapids Art Museum installation titled "Intersections."

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Young Guns Stops By WGRD Studios, Talks New Album, Dancing to Pop Music Before Shows and More with Janna [Video]

Before their show at the Stache Friday night, British rockers, Young Guns visited WGRD to play some songs and talk music, touring, and what's next for the band!

After lots of success in their native UK, their song "Bones" helped push them to the top of the charts here in the US. And they even promised me they'd play it tonight just for me! (And you know, everyone else at the show... but it still made me feel special!)

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