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Beck Covers Bowie in New Commercial

Beck recently covered David Bowie's 'Sound and Vision' for a new commercial campaign launched by the Lincoln car company. It's part of a new series called 'Hello, Again,' in which newer artists cover older classics.

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Stone The Manic (Best band photo ever)
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Local Metal Moment: Stone The Manic

Before a band get's big, they have to start off as a local band. Listeners today are getting "too used" to hearing the top hits on the radio. As a band, you need to start somewhere, and radio station's don't look at local etal enough. WGRD is putting an end to that! For this week's LOCAL METAL MOMENT, we are checking out STONE THE MANIC!

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Eddie Vedder Pre-Pearl Jam 1989 Demos Surface Online

Collectors and diehards that love anything "new but old" from Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder are about to start drooling -- incessantly. Tapes from the singer's '88-'89 pre-PJ demo period have surfaced, but that's not all. Through the miracle of technology, they have been digitized and posted online for your listening pleasure.

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Daft Punk Releasing New Album This Spring

Daft Punk have reportedly lined up a May release for their fourth studio album and first in eight years, reports British newspaper The Guardian. The French electronica duo has inked a deal with Sony-owned Columbia Records to issue its proper follow-up to 2005′s 'Human After All,' which, like 2001′s 'Discovery' and 1997′s 'Homework' before it, were put out by Virgin Records.

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Coin Guitar Picks Are Awesome

Loose change is always a terrible conundrum.

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King Crabapple Voted Best Live Local Performance In 2012 By You!

The poll is closed, the votes are in and we have a winner!  King Crabapple has taken home the prize and can now be known as the best live local performers of 2012.  We had votes from all around the world for several bands.  But when it came down to it, King Crabapple barely beat out the Fine Fine Titans.

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Nonpoint Release Video For “I Said It” [NSFW]

Nonpoint have put out a new music video for their song "I Said It" from their self-titled album that was released on October 9th, 2012. It is the band's 7th studio album and was produced by Johnny K (Disturbed, Staind, Sevendust) while the video was directed by Ramon Boutisveth (All That Remains, P

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Are Heavy Metal Concerts Too Dangerous?

As I was going through my Bi-Monthly issue of Revolver Magazine, I stumbled across the article of, "Are Heavy Metal Concerts Too Dangerous?" You know what? That is a really good question to ask. I have been to over 250 concerts and counting (Honestly not surprised I am not deaf). I have walked away with a broken toe, bruised body, ripped shirts, and crazy head aches from tons of headbanging. It does go to question, are Metal Shows Too Brutal?

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Metal God Eric Calderone Rocks the ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Theme

Just when we thought America's favorite video game, 'Super Mario Bros.,' couldn't get any better -- enter YouTube's 311Erock, aka rocker Eric Calderone. In this video, Eric shows us that not all metal riffs and/or tones are used for moshing, horror movies and making parents angry. 

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Metal Moment: Five Finger Death Punch

I have always been a fan of this band, especially the stage show and how 'kinda' close I have actually been to this band. I dig the sound, the band members, and the attitude that they bring to the metal world.When it comes to mainstream metal, they are top notch. Love them or not, these guys have what it takes.

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School Bans Musical Because Elvis’ Lyrics Are Too Sexual

Nearly forty years after his death, Elvis Presley is still getting some parents in Utah “All Shook Up” over lyrics they say are too sexual for students to perform in their high school musical. The complaints that ultimately led the school administration to ban the production.

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See + Meet Soundgarden in Seattle

This February, you could be flying to Seattle – the home of grunge and the rainy capital of the Northwest Kingdom – to see Soundgarden live in concert and meet the band backstage. The prize also includes $500 – so you can do Seattle right. It's like 1994 all over again.

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