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Can’t Make It to Lollapalooza in Chicago? Watch It Online

Lollapalooza is happening in Chicago this weekend.

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Slipknot Premieres New Song, ‘The Negative One’ [Audio]

FINALLY! After all the teasing on their Facebook, Twitter, etc. Slipknot has unleashed a brand new song!

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San Antonio metal band Nothing More (Photo: Jody Domingue)
San Antonio metal band Nothing More (Photo: Jody Domingue)
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97.9 WGRD’s August 2014 Top Songs Playlist [Video]

You Me At Six
Prospect Park Records
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You Me At Six’s Josh Franceschi Discusses ‘Cavalier Youth’ Album, Band’s Goals [Video]

You Me At Six frontman Josh Franceschi spoke with 'Loudwire Nights' host Full Metal Jackie about their 'Cavalier Youth' album and more.

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Geoff Tate
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Geoff Tate’s Queensryche Getting Renamed Operation: Mindcrime

Geoff Tate will utilize Operation: Mindcrime as the name of his band after his usage of the Queensryche name runs out.

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Guardians of the Galaxy cast
Buena Vista
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New Movies This Week: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Get On Up’ [Video]

This week, we get the latest Marvel Studios expansion of the 'Avengers' universe, plus a biopic on the Hardest-Working Man in Show Business.

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Photo Johnnie Walker
Photo Johnnie Walker
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These Rock Metal Acts Should Come to Grand Rapids ASAP

We get some really big name acts in Grand Rapids, and they all put on amazing shows!

We have The Eagles, Boob Lady (a.k.a. Katy Perry), Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Arch Enemy, etc., all coming to Grand Rapids!

However, there are a few bands that I wish would make an appearance here

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Otherwise
Century Media Records
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Otherwise Reveals Fall 2014 Tour Dates With Like a Storm, Islander

Otherwise have announced a fall 2014 headlining tour with Like a Storm and Islander providing support.

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Godsmack Performs At The Pearl At Palms Casino Resort
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Godsmack’s ”1000HP’ Behind the Scenes Part 3′ [Video]

The new Godsmack album, "1000HP" is almost out! The band's first in four years, the guys are coming back strong with this one.

Every week leading up to the album release, the band is also releasing these cool videos from the writing and recording of the new album.  

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Premieres ‘First World Problems’ [Video]

'Weird Al' Yankovic is letting all of his first world frustrations out in 'First World Problems,' the latest in his eight videos in eight days campaign -- and PopCrush has the exclusive premiere of the video.

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Young Guns
Wind-Up Records
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Young Guns Unveil Oct. 10 Grand Rapids Stop on 2014 North American Tour [Video]

Young Guns are in the process of finalizing their new album, but will spend the fall touring North America.

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Metallica with Mariano Rivera
Metallica's 1991 hit "Sandman" was the theme music for New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera. (Getty Images)
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: New ‘SportsCenter’ Promo Features Metallica (Video)

Now that the New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera has retired, the band Metallica doesn't have much to do.

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