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Wayland Rocks ‘Welcome to My Head’ Live at WGRD! [Video]

The guys from Wayland stopped by the 97.9 WGRD studios to talk about their crazy tour life, some things we couldn't share on the air and get everyone pumped for their show at The Intersection on April 5 -- Saturday.

Get out to the show and make your appearance on their DVD, and just enjoy some great kick-ass rock!

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Slipknot In Concert - Sydney
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This is Why the News Media Totally Sucks at Their Job [Rant]

The Fort Hood shooting spree Wednesday was a terrible thing. It's always bad that these things happen. Our thoughts go out to all the families of those affected by this tragedy.

As if the incident wasn't bad enough, why does the news media add stupid crap in the following days. Like the latest news story from ABC News.

Their focus in the first half of the new story: That the shooter was a fan of Slipknot.

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Rita Ora Shows Off Tattoo in Topless Sexy Cover for Elle’s U.K. Issue [Video]

Rita Ora covers the May 2014 issue of ELLE U.K. and the sexy singer did so while topless.

Ora, who is also the spokesmodel for Madonna's Material Girl clothing line and Rimmel cosmetics, flashed sideboob and her ribcage tattoo.

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Jake E. Lee Shows How to Really Play ‘Bark at the Moon’ [Video]

"Bark at the Moon" is one of those classic Ozzy Osbourne songs that pretty much every cover band plays.  
And, according to Jake E. Lee, is pretty much played wrong.

It'll sound good the way everyone plays it, but in this video, Jake shows you how he wrote it, and why.

Don't worry if your fingers don't do that. Most people's don't.

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Metalhead Ned Chats with Korn’s Jonathan Davis on Mayhem Fest and New Album! [Video]

With the announcement of the 2014 Rockstar Mayhem Festival, Korn is setting out to promote the tour! What better place to chat about it than with WGRD? Check out this BRAND NEW interview with Metalhead Ned and Davis mentions that there is some writing going on for a new Korn album!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Australian Airline Passengers Treated to Impromptu Performance of ‘The Lion King’ [Video]

On a recent Virgin Australia flight from Brisbane to Sydney, passengers were treated to an impromptu performance while on board.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: This Is the Greatest Summer Song Ever [Video]

Now that the cold death grip of winter is finally loosening its hold on the country, summer is finally in our sights.

It seems like every year, there's a song that perfectly encapsulates a moment in time and when you hear it; you can immediately associate it with that time.

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Jack White Announces New Album With New Song

Jack White is all set to release his second solo album, 'Lazaretto,' on June 10.

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Lacuna Coil Releases ‘Broken Crown Halo’ Album [Audio]

Lacuna Coil, the Italian metal band, today released its newest album, 'Broken Crown Halo.'

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WGRD Playlist – April 2014 Top Songs

Check out the 40 songs in WGRD‘s rotation for the month of November

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Michael Jackson’s A Cappella Demo for ‘Beat It’ [Audio]

Say what you want about Michael Jackson's personal issues and seemingly overall weirdness, but the dude could flat out perform.

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Soundgarden Welcomes Matt Chamberlain on Drums in South America [Video]

Soundgarden are trading one Matt for another this year. Their regular drummer Matt Cameron is otherwise occupied with Pearl Jam and spending more time with his family this year and highly respected drummer Matt Chamberlain is filling in.

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