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97.9 WGRD’s January 2015 Playlist [Video]

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Rolling Stone’s 50 Best Albums of 2014

The end of the year is a time to reflect on everything that happened in the past year: the best, the worst, the weirdest, the most controversial.

Essentially, it's list time.

And it's also time to have righteous arguments about lists you think totally suck or lists you think are spot on.

That being said, here are Rolling Stone's choices for the top 50 albums of 2014.

The magazine's No. 1 pick? U2's "Songs of Innocence".

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WGRD’s All Request New Year’s Eve Can Make You First Big Winner of 2015

97.9 GRD is ready to party with you for New Year’s Eve! Johnnie, Janna and Metalhead Ned are taking over with WGRD’s All Request New Year’s Eve, sponsored by Fox Nissan!

You pick the songs, and we’ll play them for your New Year’s Eve party -- from 7 p.m. until midnight!

Can't call? Easy, use #GRDNYE on Twitter to get your request to us too!

Every hour, we'll have a $25 UBER code to give away to make sure you can get home safe tonight from your partying!

At midnight, we'll bring in the new year with our low-budget ball drop.

Why low-budget? Because we’re spending all our money on the prizes!

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Exclusive: Death From Above 1979′s Sebastien Grainger on the Duo’s Reunion

In this exclusive interview, Death From Above 1979's Sebastien Grainger opens up about the band's tumultuous times and wildly successful reunion.

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Category: Interviews, Music, News
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Deer Tick Covers The Beatles and Lou Reed [Video]

Deer Tick are bringing 2014 to a close with six 10th anniversary shows featuring covers of classic albums in full.

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How Much Music Would You Need to Sell to Make Minimum Wage as a Musician?

People immediately assume that musicians who release an album get rich quickly. Even if they're not a huge band or artist, people mistakenly believe that they are suddenly swimming in cash!

This is far from the case.

It's crazy how hard it is for an artist to make money from music sales. Especially with music streaming services, it can be ridiculously hard to make any money.

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97.9 WGRD’s Hottest Topics for 2014

Here are GRD's hottest topics for 2014.

We cover a lot of ground here at 97.9 WGRD.

The list was determined by you -- at least as much as you visited online with 97.9 WGRD.

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The Top 10 Reissues of 2014
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The Top 10 Reissues of 2014

We've chronicled the best new music of 2014, but now it's time to look at the greatest reissues of the year!

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Metalhead Ned Reminisces How He Got Into Rock Music

We all have to start somewhere don't we? How did you end up enjoying your hobby, what was your first taste of you favorite food, how did this band become your favorite, etc. Before I was into rock/metal, I was really lost in what my favorite music was. Mind you, rock isn't the only genre I listen to, but it is definitely the 'core' of my music soul. Where did it all begin though?

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Rock Stars and Industry Insiders We’ve Lost In 2014

They may be gone, but they all live on through music.

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Throwback Thursday: Nirvana Wishes You a Merry Christmas

How the heck does Dave Grohl not know 'Joy to the World'?

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Some Rock and Metal Christmas Songs for Your Christmas Day from Theocracy

There's a great Christian metal band in Georgia, called Theocracy.  They've got 3 abums out, and are working on their 4th.  Great progressive metal, fantastic vocals, guitar playing, and songs.

One thing I really love about this band, they put out fun Christmas songs (almost) every year.

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