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Weezer
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Weezer to Co-Headline Inaugural Loudwire Music Festival in Colorado

On June 26-28, rockers and headbangers will descend on Grand Junction, Colo. for the first ever Loudwire Music Festival.

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Tom Petty Responds to ‘The Sam Smith Thing’

While some copyright and royalty issues seem to drag on forever, the one between Sam Smith and Tom Petty went away without a hitch.

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Metalhead Ned Chats with Grand Rapids Symphony on Upcoming Video Game Concert [Video]

On February 7th, DeVos Performance Hall will be filled with the music of video games. Music that I am sure if you play older or newer video games, you will recognize the moment you hear it. It is some of the most celebrated music in history, and it overall just kicks ass!

Sean & Sam of the GR Symphony stopped by the WGRD studios to talk video game music with station nerd Metalhead Ned.

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Halestorm Unleashes Rockin’ Music Video for Its New Song ‘Apocalyptic’ [Video]

Halestorm has their new album Into the Wild Life coming April 7, and we've been playing the band's new song a lot, and getting a lot of calls for it, too, so we know you're liking it!

Now the ultra-hot Lzzy and the boys have released the music video for the song "Apocalyptic," and it's just as rockin' as the song itself!

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The 2015 WGRD Heavyweights Continues This Friday at The Stache

One day down, 3 more to go! Who will be crowned this years WGRD Heavyweight Champion?

This Friday at The Stache, come check out Day 2 of the WGRD Heavyweights, where local metal bands from West Michigan rock it on stage while you cast your vote of who you think deserves the crown.

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Metalhead Ned Searches for an Autographed Christina Aguilera Trading Card [Video]

Remember when trading cards were a big thing? You would buy a folder filled with plastic inserts that you could place your cards in to show off to your friends. Baseball and Basketball cards were big hits. To cash in on the success of sports cards, things like Movies, Musicians, and even television shows showed up in the trading card industry.

I went to a local game store that had some leftover 1990's relics, I bought a few packs, and hoped for the big money.

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Guitar Master Zakk Wylde Launches Wylde Audio, His Own Guitar and Amp Company [Video]

Zakk Wylde made his name with Ozzy for a lot of years, before he started Black Label Society and grew a huge beard, became a Viking guitar god, and began to bulk up. He's played pretty much everywhere in the world, played pretty much every brand of guitar around, and knows what they should be.

So, naturally, he's decided to launch his own brand of guitars and amps, with Wylde Audio.

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Three Days Grace Announces New Album Title; Now Has 13 No. 1 Singles

Three Days Grace have announced the title of their upcoming album.

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Megadeth In Concert - St Paul, MN
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Watch the Entire Metal Allegiance Show Featuring Megadeth, Anthrax, Pantera, Testament Members and More [Video]

This past weekend, a bunch of great metal musicians got together to perform a monster show at the House of Blues in Anaheim, calling themselves Metal Allegiance. The group had begun on the Motorhead cruise a while back, when a lot of them were together and performed on the ship.

This lineup was even bigger and badder than before, and featured all of these amazing musicians:

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Boston vs. Seattle: Which Super Bowl City’s Music Scene Would Win?

Super Bowl XLIX will determine which city has the better football team, so we take a shot at deciding which one has the more influential music scene.

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Red Headlines Of Beauty and Rage Tour with Islander and 3 Years Hollow

RED's new album, 'Of Beauty and Rage,' will be unleashed Feb. 24. In conjunction with the release, the band has lined up a headlining tour.

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Faith No More Announces North American Tour with Detroit Date, New Song ‘Superhero’ [Audio]

This May, Faith No More will release its first new album in 18 years, since 1997's "Album of the Year".

In November, the band gave us a taste of its new stuff with the single "Motherf---er".

The next single, "Superhero," will be released as a limited edition 7-inch single on March 17, followed by a digital release on March 31.

The band also announced a 15-show North American spring tour. The tour marks Faith No More's first U.S. shows in four years, though some cities haven’t seen FNM since 1997-1998.

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