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Between the Buried and Me
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Between the Buried and Me Reveal New Album Details + Summer 2015 Tour Dates

Between the Buried and Me have given their next album a title and release date and announced summer shows to promote it.

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Dave Rowland/Getty Images
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New Zealand ‘The X Factor’ Judges Fired for Shaming Contestant [Video]

Two judges on the The X Factor NZ in New Zealand were fired this week for mean comments they made to a contestant on Sunday.

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Mike Portnoy
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Eight-Year-Old Drummer Nails Dream Theater’s ‘Panic Attack’ [Video]

Over the last few years, there has been a huge surge in videos of kids learning to do amazing things.

Last week, I posted a cool video of an amazing guitarist, Tina S,who rocks Dragonforce!

Today, check out this great 8-year-old drummer, Avery, who's shown above absolutely nailing Dream Theater's "Panic Attack" from its Octavarium album.

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Megadeth In Concert - St Paul, MN
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Nick Menza Releasing Drumkit Video From His Megadeth Years [Video]

With rumors flying that Nick Menza has rejoined Megadeth for the upcoming recording that should begin March 17th, Nick is fueling the excitement for Megadeth again by releasing some cool behind the kit footage from his time in Megadeth.

Check out these short videos from Nick's upcoming 'Decade With Deth', which is his first ever instruction DVD.

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SketchShe via YouTube
SketchShe via YouTube
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Attractive Aussie Ladies Head Bang and Boob Grab to ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ [Video]

You might think if you've seen one lip-synced performance of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" you've seen them all.

False.

This one contains 3 attractive ladies who are apparently very impassioned by the song.

They. Work. It.

Did I mention boob grabbing?

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images
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Courtney Love to Make Her Debut on ABC’s ‘Revenge’

Courtney Love is set to debut as White Gold on ABC's Revenge.

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Wayne Static’s Cause and Manner of Death Was Released Today

Sadly, we lost Wayne Static last year, and the cause of his death has now been released to the public. Blabbermouth broke the story today that Wayne mixed prescription medicine with alcohol shortly before his death.

A "cocktail of Xanax and other powerful prescription drugs with alcohol" was what killed the Static X founder and frontman on November 1st, 2014.

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NBC/ Saturday Night Live
NBC/ Saturday Night Live
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GRD Listeners Sound off on New Zac Brown Band Song ‘Heavy is the Head’ Featuring Chris Cornell [Video, Poll]

WGRD debuted "Heavy is the Head", the new Zac Brown Band song featuring Chris Cornell, on the Liquid Lunch.

The country sound is different from Cornell's other work as frontman of Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, and Audioslave.

We put it to GRD listeners to see how they feel about the new song. What do you think? Check it out and vote below!

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Courtesy Tina S
Courtesy Tina S
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12-Year-Old Tina S Rocks AC/DC’s ‘Back in Black’ [Video]

Fifteen-year-old Tina S has been dominating on YouTube with her guitar playing skills.

Since being posted less than a week ago, her cover of  Dragonforce's  ‘Through the Fire and Flames’ has gotten more than 3.5 million views.

If you're impressed with her now, check out this video from when she was only 12!

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Record Store Day 2015
Record Store Day 2015
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2015 Record Store Day: Guide to Rock + Metal

What's there to pick up on Record Store Day? We've got your guide to 2015's rock and metal releases here.

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Photo by Scott Gries/ImageDirect/
Photo by Scott Gries/ImageDirect/
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Top 10 Decade Defining Hard Rock, Heavy Metal Songs of 2000s, According to Watch Mojo [Video]

There are some songs on this list that I agree with and some that I do not, but it was a nice trip down memory lane. However, many of these songs we still play quite frequently on 97.9 WGRD!

Do you agree with this list?

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(KT Photography/WGRD)
(KT Photography/WGRD)
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Society Kills Takes Home Crown for 2015 WGRD Heavyweights! [Photos]

After three weeks of preliminary rounds and seeing the best that West Michigan has to offer, the 2015 GRD Heavyweights have come to a close.

Another year of amazing metal has graced that stages of The Stache and the big room at The Intersection in Grand Rapids.

This year, the fans voted and the kings have been crowned. Greenville's own Society Kills is the 2015 GRD Heavyweights Champion!

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