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Gojira ‘Explosia’ Live at Rock on the Range 2014 [Video]

Let me start this by saying, "I freaking LOVE Gojira"!  I've been so excited to see this band, I would have paid for tickets to Rock on the Range JUST to see them!  

It would have been a weird thing to do, admittedly, buying tickets to a huge show for only one band, and I still would have checked out as many as I did ... but you get what I'm saying.

This French band has been building their followers over the last few years, and among them, tons of well-known musicians.  This band takes the rhythmic and percussive things that a lot of bands are doing in different directions.  They use odd time signatures, weird sounds, cool tapping riffs, and odd song structures to blow people away.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’ Played On Beer Bottles [Video]

Michael Jackson has been dead for nearly five years, but his music still lives on.

Hell, just a few weeks ago, Jackson "appeared" at the Billboard Music Awards in hologram form! He's got a new album out.

Other than being dead, things have never been better for the King of Pop!

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Drug Overdose Revealed As Cause of Death for GWAR’s Dave Brockie [Video]

On March 23, the world was shocked to learn of the passing of Gwar front man Dave Brockie. While speculation ran rampant just after the news broke, it has now been officially confirmed that the cause of his death was an accidental overdose of the

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In Flames Unveils Details for ‘Siren Charms’ Album

In Flames have revealed the artwork and nailed down a release date for their 'Siren Charms' disc.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Steven Tyler ‘Stalks’ Miley Cyrus at Helsinki Hotel [Video]

Over the weekend, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler found himself in the same Helsinki hotel as pop star Miley Cyrus.

In the middle of the night, he decided to pay a visit to her hotel room and record the whole thing. For some reason, he did so why talking in an Elmer Fudd voice.

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Al Jourgensen Announces Plans to Take Ministry on World Tour

According to Al, Ministry will hit America, Europe, Mexico, Australia, Japan and South America during an upcoming world tour.

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97.9 WGRD’s June 2014 Top Songs Playlist

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Next Album Sounds Like It’s Gonna Be Hard

How hard is the next Smashing Pumpkins album gonna be?

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: 50 Cent Throws Out Worst First Pitch Since Hot Wings [Video]

A couple years ago, when Hot Wings threw out the first pitch at a West Michigan Whitecaps Midwest League baseball game, we thought that it was the worst first pitch to ever be thrown.

But step aside, Mr. Wings. There's a new worst first pitch in town!

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The Black Keys and the Myth of the Modern Rock Star

The Black Keys have secured their place in rock 'n' roll history ... or have they?

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Scott Weiland Starts Writing for New Solo Album

Scott Weiland has revealed in a new posting that he's begun writing on the road for his next solo album.

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Pop Evil with DMC in ‘Trenches’ Remix [Video]

Check out our exclusive video premiere of Pop Evil's 'Trenches' remix featuring Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels.

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