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Marilyn Manson and His Dad Pose in Full Makeup for Photo Shoot [Photos]

You know, I guess I've never really thought about Marilyn Manson's family. I assumed that he had one, but I never guessed that his dad would be as eccentric and outgoing as his son!

Turns out he is, though, and we get a glimpse into that in a new photo shoot for Paper Magazine.

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Scientists Have Created New Music Specifically For Cats [Audio]

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin and University of Maryland have created new music specifically for cats.

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The Temperance Movement Rocked WGRD With an Acoustic Set [Video]

The Temperance Movement are a great band from the UK, with members from London, Glasgow, and Australia, and they came to Grand Rapids to play a show Tuesday night at the Tip Top Deluxe Bar and Grille! Before the show, they stopped by WGRD to say hi and play a couple songs for us to get us ready for the show!

Great guys, fantastic band! If you like good rock music with great harmony vocals, you're really going to love this band!

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Courtesy Amanda Somerville
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Flint’s Own Amanda Somerville Set to Release Second Album with Michael Kiske [Video]

I've been listening to Amanda Somerville for a few years now, as she's been on several albums/DVDs I own, and has worked on quite a few really cool projects since moving to Germany.

She recorded an album with former Helloween singer Michael Kiske, called Kiske/Somerville,

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Halestorm Rocks the Office with Its New Video for the Song ‘Amen’ [Video]

Halestorm's new album Into the Wild Life comes out on April 14th, and you've been listening to the song 'Apocalyptic' a lot recently, getting ready for the new album.

Here's another great song to hold you over until mid April. It's for the song 'Amen' from the new album, and features the band all working regular jobs, and doing what we all would love to do: saying screw it, and packing up for something better!

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Subway Performer Redefines Headbanging [Video]

I'm not exactly sure what's happening in this viral video, or where it takes place.

Sounds like the "star" of the video is singing/ screaming in Spanish.

And it looks he wants to break his head open on the wall of the subway. 

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97.9 WGRD’s March 2015 Playlist [Video]

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Anthrax’s Scott Ian: ‘Don’t Complain about Tenacious D Winning Metal Grammy’ [Video]

Tenacious D took home a Grammy for "Best Hard Rock/ Metal Performance" for its cover of the Dio's "The Last In Line", from the "Ronnie James Dio - This Is Your Life" tribute album, beating out Slipknot, Mastadon, Motorhead, and Anthrax.

The reaction was kind of like, "huh?" considering most see Tenacious D as a comedy rock duo, not what most consider "Metal".

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian shares his thoughts on Tenacious D's win and the Grammys as a whole. 

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A Record Store Clerk Recorded All the Weird Stuff Customers Say

As a server for several years, I can tell you, customers in restaurants say some crazy sh--. From stupid questions: "Do you have a bathroom?" (Nope! Sorry! No bathroom here at this fully functioning restaurant in the United States in 2015), to ridiculous complaints: "Your Alfredo sauce is really white. Like, it's too white.", I'm pretty sure I've heard it all.

I imagine some pretty weird and entertaining stuff comes from mouths of those shopping at record stores too.

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Maynard James Keenan on New Tool Album: ‘Things are Progressing Nicely. Slowly, but Definitely Progressing’

Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan took to Facebook yesterday to update fans on the highly anticipated new album.

Nine years since their last release, the new album is the follow-up to 2006's 10,000 Days.

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Albums Will Start Coming Out on Fridays Everywhere This Summer

After retailers, musicians' unions, labels and other groups met to discuss album releases and piracy, it's been decided that beginning this summer, albums will come out on the same day everywhere.

Instead of new music coming out on Tuesdays in the U.S., albums will be released on Fridays beginning this summer.

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Nickelback Rocks ‘Something in Your Mouth’ at Van Andel Arena [Video]

"Alright, let's get into some naughty shit," Nickelback's Chad Kroeger proposed to thousands of screaming fans at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids Tuesday night.

"Ladies," the frontman continued, "Something sexual maybe? Maybe a silly little song with a silly little title like 'You Look So Much Cuter With Something in Your Mouth'?"

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