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R.E.M. Are Immortalized In Huge DVD Box Set, ‘REMTV’

R.E.M. and MTV grew up together, kind of like friends who met in grade school and stayed besties until high school graduation.

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Thom Yorke Releases Solo Album, ‘Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes,’ Via BitTorrent

Turns out all those recent cryptic tweets from Thom Yorke were hinting about a new solo album, and he's releasing it in an even more cryptic way.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for September 26

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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A big squiggly thing outside our building. Probably represents man's inner struggle to hold his pee when standing next to strange art. I'm not encouraging anyone to urinate on anything.
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Did You Know That Art Prize Also Has Music Entries?

This is my first Art Prize, and I must say, there are a lot of...um...interesting things dumped all over downtown.  I will stick with interesting as the word for now, until I get a moment to wander around looking at it all closer.

But this got me thinking...are there music entries?  And how does that work?  Does some poor guitarist have to sit on a corner for 14 hours a day throughout Art Prize, playing their song over and over non-stop?

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Thom Yorke Confirms Radiohead Is Recording New Music

After a bunch of cryptic tweets and hints, Thom Yorke has now come right out and admitted Radiohead are currently in the studio at work on their next album.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Traffic Jammin’ Breaks Out During Standstill on Pennsylvania Turnpike [Video]

Traffic jams are the worst. You have ZERO control over the situation you're in. Because some a--hole went and got in a wreck, you're now inconvenienced.

So what do you do? Break out the steel drums and limbo, of course!

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The Black Keys Covers Edwyn Collins’ ‘A Girl Like You’

You probably haven't heard Edwyn Collins' 'A Girl Like You' since 1995's 'Empire Records,' and you've certainly never heard it quite like this before.

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Nothing More Unleashes New Video for ‘Mr. MTV’

Nothing More has become pretty good friends with Grand Rapids over the course of 2014, playing here three times already!

They first came to visit the station and then rocked with Chevelle earlier this year, and then after they played at Rock on the Range, they came back to rock the Stache last month.  They even came out and played paintball with GRD and some winners that day!

Most recently, they kicked serious ass with Hellyeah, Volbeat, and Five Finger Death Punch at the Deltaplex on Sunday night

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Decrepit Birth Drummer Records Amazing ‘Fart Metal’ Song [Video]

I feel like I'm six years old again. I'm laughing my butt off at this new video, where "Fart Metal" has been created.

The drummer from the metal band Decrepit Birth has recording a new song, featuring his very real, very hysterical, farts! I can barely type, I'm laughing so much. No one should get this much entertainment from something so dumb, but we do!

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The Black Keys Perform Two Songs On ‘The Tonight Show’

Sometimes you hear a band covering another band and you say, "Duh, of course they'd play that."

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Category: Music, News, TV, Videos
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Previously Unreleased Freddie Mercury-Michael Jackson Duet Sees Light of Day [Audio]

Back in the '80s, two music superpowers, Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury, came together for a duet that ended up never being released.

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Listen to Trapt’s ‘The Acoustic Collection’ Via Album Stream [Audio]

Get a listen to Trapt's 'The Acoustic Collection' before it arrives in stores.

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