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Pop Evil at the Intersection
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Pop Evil’s Second Behind the Scenes Video Reveals New Album Name [Video]

In the first few seconds of this new behind the scenes video from Pop Evil, the guys let slip the new album's name! It's a surprising new album title, and completely different from the last few, like Onyx. This one will throw you for a bit of a loop, but it's actually pretty cool. Stick with the video, as they'll explain the name and more! Here it is, the new Pop Evil album title:

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Halestorm in Grand Rapids
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Geek Out With Halestorm’s Guitar Gear Before They Visit Grand Rapids [Video]

Yes! Another amazing gear tour, this time with the super-hot Lzzy Hale, and the not-as-hot-cuz-he's-a-dude Joe Hottinger, from Halestorm! Premier Guitar spent some time in the band's rehearsal space, and went through all the guitars, pedals, amps, and toys the band is taking on the road!

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Five Finger Death Punch
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Five Finger Death Punch Name New Album ‘Got Your Six’ and Release Audio Teaser

Five Finger Death Punch have set the title of their new album as 'Got Your Six', and it's due out later this year! They recorded it with Kevin Churko produced the album with them again, from his Las Vegas studio where they recorded this one.

It'll come out after they start their tour with Papa Roach, In This Moment, and From Ashes to New, which you can still vote to get Grand Rapids a show on! (I know, don't end my sentence like that. This ain't journalism, buddy, this is rock music.)

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UK: Download Festival 2004 - Day Two
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Get Ready for Slipknot in Grand Rapids with Some Cool Live Footage [Video]

Slipknot is headed this way, and will be destroying the Van Andel arena on May 16th, with Hatebreed in tow. Tickets are on sale, get all the details here at WGRD.com, and keep listening for chances to win free tickets to the show!

It's going to be an amazing show, and I can't wait to see this production hit the Van Andel! Check out the video to see the stage, if you haven't already!

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Throwback Thursday: Green Day Take the Late Night TV Stage in 1994

Is it just me, or did Billie Joe Armstrong look cooler with blonde hair?

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Celebrities At My VH1 Music Awards
This is the face he makes when pooping out this turd of a performance. (Photo by Chris Weeks/Liaison)
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Scott Weiland Absolutely Massacres ‘Vasoline’ Live with The Wildabouts [Video]

This is something I probably shouldn't say, and something I'd normally never consider saying. But maybe Scott Weiland needs to be on drugs again. He claims to be sober, and not showing up late, or screwing things up live.

Well, two out of three ain't bad, right?

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You Tube
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Lost MTV Footage Shows Kurt Cobain Playing With a Taser + Explaining the Dream Machine

The vaults of Kurt Cobain's life continue to yield interest clips of the iconic rock star.

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97.9 WGRD’s May 2015 Playlist [Video]

Foo Fighters' "Congregation"

Ethan Miller/ Getty Images
Ethan Miller/ Getty Images
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Grand Rapids Stays in the Running as Possible Stop on Five Finger Death Punch + Papa Roach Fall Tour– Cast Your Vote!

We're getting closer to bringing Papa Roach, Five Finger Death Punch, In This Moment and From Ashes to New to GR!

Recently the bands announced an upcoming fall tour-- with all the stops determined by fans! Each week, the top voted cities move on the next round.

Grand Rapids has made it to Round Two!

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Stone Sour Release Covers EP Digitally, Announce Two More Covers Collections on the Way

Stone Sour‘s covers EP Meanwhile in Burbank... came out exclusively on vinyl on Record Store Day.

The five-song EP featuring covers of Black Sabbath, Metallica, Kiss, Judas Priest, and Alice in Chains songs will be released digitally via iTunes on April 28.

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Kurt Cobain
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Kurt Cobain + Courtney Love Mock Angry Letter in 1992 Home Video

In the clip, Love reads aloud an angry letter a fan wrote in response to the cover of the April 1992 issue of Sassy, on which the two affectionately appear.

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2014 10th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert - Arrivals
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Corey Taylor of Slipknot Talks Music, Acting, Touring and More With Johnnie and Ned

It's always a good day when you get the chance to talk with Corey Taylor from Slipknot and Stone Sour. The guy is always so busy with so many different things, the only problem is being able to talk about all of them in a short amount of time!

Corey called to talk about his new Slipknot single, 'KillPop', the latest Stone Sour covers EPs the band is finishing up, his work in Clown's first movie, working with Robert England in 'Fear Clinic', and more!

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