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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Ice Skating Anthem Singer Fails Miserably During Performance [Video]

There's a reason why singers who sing the national anthem don't do so on ice skates while skating around a hockey rink.

This is that reason.

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Check Out Weezer Talking About Guitars and Amps

Weezer has their cool new song out, "Back to the Shack", and the guitar tones on the song sound really cool.  How do they get those sounds?

Here are a few videos that talk about the kinds of gear the band uses for guitars and bass.

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Rise Against, ‘Five Minutes to the Stage’ – Exclusive Video Premiere

As Rise Against prepared to rock the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles on Sept. 17, Myspace went backstage to capture an intimate portrait of the band.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for October 3

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:

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Girl Turns ‘Let It Go’ Into Song About Pooping [Video]

Even if you haven't seen the movie "Frozen," you've no doubt probably heard its Oscar-winning song "Let It Go" one way or another.

However, this rendition of the song comes from WAY out of left field.

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Eddie Vedder Releases Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’

Eddie Vedder has said that John Lennon's 'Imagine' is "the most powerful song ever written." The Pearl Jam frontman just released his cover of the song.

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Black Veil Brides Release Studio Videos Recording Their Latest Album

Black Veil Brides hit the studio earlier this year to record their self-titled fourth album with the legendary Bob Rock at the controls.  I mean, why wouldn't you want the guy who helped create Metallica's Black Album making your record?  That thing sounded freaking amazing!

Over the last couple of months, the Black Veil Brides have been releasing studio recording videos, showing the whole process for the new album, and talking about some of the cool things they got to do on this one.

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Remember Fred Dursts’ Horrifying Guitar Solo?

This still is one of the funniest things that you can find on the internet. I don't know exactly what show this is from, but it's awesome. I have been playing guitar for quite a few years, and I am no Dimebag Darrell. However, I could play circles around this guy.

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Alina Artts — Babe of the Day

You probably don't know her yet, but you soon will.

As one of Russia's hottest pop stars, Alina Artts has dominated the charts, raked in millions of views on YouTube and Vimeo, graced the cover of Russia's largest magazines and, most recently, performed for millions at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

Now the smokin' hot pop import is gearing up to conquer America. That's why she's our Babe of the Day.

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97.9 WGRD’s October 2014 Top Songs Playlist [Video]

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Watch Halestorm’s Recording Diary Part 2

Lzzy and the guys in Halestorm are in the studio, working on their third album...well, it's a church that they're using for a studio...and they've just released the second part of the behind the scenes of the recording process.

This video covers the second week of recording, and some of the things they're trying in the church/studio, including recording in the basement, singing tons of f-bombs while facing a giant cross, playing tiny guitars, and more!

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Three Days Grace Unleashes Lyric Video for ‘I Am Machine’

This is called a lyric video, but it's all band performance in the studio, too, so I'm thinking of it as the video for the song, that happens to have the lyrics on the screen, too.

Its the latest song from Three Days Grace, getting us ready for their new album, due out early 2015.

The band says this is an aggressive set of songs they've been recording for the new album, and that their new singer, Matt, has really grown in the songwriting, and is really sounding great with the band.  

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