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Agalloch Streams ‘The Serpent & the Sphere’ Album

If you're a fan of atmospheric blackened folk metal with doom nuances and post-rock / post-metal soundscapes, you're in luck! Agalloch's highly anticipated fifth studio album, 'The Serpent & the Sphere' is now available for streaming in full!

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Jackie Interviews Patrick Carney of The Black Keys [Audio]

The Black Keys are making their way back here to Van Andel Arena!

We haven't seen them in Grand Rapids since 2012.

I interviewed The Black Keys' drummer, Patrick Carney, the other day.

Listen here to learn more about the upcoming tour, the new album, the band's upcoming Saturday appearance on "SNL" and more!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Band Comes Up With Genius Way to ‘Scam’ Spotify [Video]

You've, perhaps, never heard of the band Vulfpeck.

And before reading about this, we here at "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" hadn't either. But we're fans now!

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The Black Keys Announce Grand Rapids Tour Stop on September 7 [Video]

The Black Keys have a new CD titled "Turn Blue," and to support that album the band is hitting the road throughout the United States with Cage the Elephant and others.

The best part, is The Black Keys are coming to the Van Andel Arena on Sept. 7!

Tickets go on sale next Friday morning, May 16, to everyone. However, if you're a WGRD Freeloader, you have access to get your tickets early beginning Thursday morning, May 15!

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Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Hellyeah and Nothing More Will Dominate at The Deltaplex Sept. 21! [Video]

Now, this is a big one! Freshly announced today! Check out this monster of a show!

Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Hellyeah and Nothing More will ALL be at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center on Sunday, Sept. 21!

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Beck Books Date at DeVos Hall on July 19! [Video]

It has been a while since we have seen this guy Beck around, hasn't it?

Freshly announced today and out to promote his latest album, "Morning Phase," Beck is set to hit DeVos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids on July 19!

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Seether Releases New Single and Album Details; Listen Now

The wait is over...Seether have been teasing an announcement for today, and here it is:

The new Seether album is titled "Isolate & Medicate" and will come out July 1.

And to prepare you for the new CD, they released their first single, "Words As Weapons," which you can listen to right now!  

This is Seether's first new album since 2011, "Holding Onto Strings Better Left to Fray"; and is its first on release on its new label Concord Records.

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Rock on the Range’s Performance Times Set

It's still a couple weeks away, but music lovers heading to Columbus, Ohio, for the annual Rock on the Range festival can begin planning who they want to see and when.

One of the biggest issues for any concert-goer is potential time conflicts, but Rock on the Range's organizers are giving those attending advance notice to make for the best concert experience possible.

Grand Rapids' Pop Evil is slated to hit the Monster Main Stage at 3:50 p.m. May 17, a Saturday.

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Fifth/Third Bank Summer Concert Series at Meijer Gardens – 12 Shows Sell Out In First Weekend

The Fifth/Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park boast a pretty fantastic lineup this summer - and it shows by how well tickets sold following their release to Meijer Gardens members over the weekend.

Twelve of the thirty shows scheduled for this summer's concert series have already sold out. 

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San Antonio metal band Nothing More (Photo: Jody Domingue)
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Nothing More Releases Vid for Its Song ‘This is the Time (Ballast)’ [Video]

Nothing More, from Texas, just stopped through Grand Rapids with Chevelle on Monday.

This week, the San Antonio band also premiered its new video for the song you've heard on 97.9 'GRD, "This is the Time (Ballast)."

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Puddle Of Mudd Frontman Wes Scantlin Has Meltdown [Video]

Check out this video. Puddle Of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin has a rocky history with the law.

Watch as Scantlin completely melts down on stage and even injures a concert-goer when he throws his microphone into the audience!

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Preview Mushroomhead’s New Album Here! [Audio]

Mushroomhead is set to release its new album "The Righteous & The Butterfly" this coming May!

Not too to many days are left and fans are getting rabid for it. If you need a good sampling of the new album, you can check out samples of all the new songs right here!

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