Contact Us
News

News

Matt Milhouse/100.5 The River
Matt Milhouse/100.5 The River
[

ArtPrize 2014: What’s Going On October 1

ArtPrize's 20 juried finalists are in and the public vote continues with first-round voting running through 11:59 p.m. Saturday.

The current public top 25 in each of ArtPrize's four award categories -- two-dimensional, three-dimensional, time-based and installation -- also have been made available. More than 200,000 votes had been cast as of 8 a.m. today in first-round public voting, according to ArtPrize's vote tabulations. The final 20 announcement is Sunday.

Today (Wednesday, Oct. 1) is the eighth day of the 19-day public art exhibition, which runs through Oct. 12 in Grand Rapids.

The public voting helps determine a $200,000 grand prize winner, with another $200,000 grand prize selected from the jurors' shortlists.

Read More

Pixland/ThinkStock
Pixland/ThinkStock
[

Free Beer & Hot Wings: Woman Has 9-Pound Oozing Hairball Removed from Her Stomach

Add this to the list of things that you probably wish you hadn't clicked on ...

Read More

Alina Artts/PR NewsFoto
Alina Artts/PR NewsFoto
[

Alina Artts — Babe of the Day

You probably don't know her yet, but you soon will.

As one of Russia's hottest pop stars, Alina Artts has dominated the charts, raked in millions of views on YouTube and Vimeo, graced the cover of Russia's largest magazines and, most recently, performed for millions at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

Now the smokin' hot pop import is gearing up to conquer America. That's why she's our Babe of the Day.

Read More

Nonpoint - Breaking Skin Video
[

Nonpoint Unveils ‘Breaking Skin’ Video

Nonpoint have unveiled the video for the single 'Breaking Skin.' The powerful clip was directed by Justin Reich.

Read More

Category: Metal, News Tags:
Mastodon, 'The Motherload'
Warner
[

Mastodon Unleashes an Army of Twerkers in Video for ‘The Motherload’

Just as we thought the whole world was sick of twerking, the metal titans of Mastodon single-handedly brought it back.

Read More

Category: Metal, News, Videos Tags:
Kiss Gene Simmons
Kevin Winter, Getty Images
[

KISS’ Gene Simmons Defends ‘Rock Is Finally Dead’ Statement

KISS' Gene Simmons was asked about his recent "rock is actually dead" comments and offered up some additional points to support his argument.

Read More

Category: News, Rock, Videos Tags: ,
Slipknot
Roadrunner
[

Knotfest 2014 to Include Flaming Carnival Games, Junk Car Drum Circle, Camel Dung Scent

Slipknot have just announced the gritty details that will make Knotfest truly unique.

Read More

Category: Metal, News, Rock Tags:
Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
[

ArtPrize 2014: Public Vote on Top 25 for 2D, 3D, Installation, Time-Based Now Available

The public's top 25 voting for ArtPrize in the categories of two-dimensional (2D), three-dimensional (3D), installation and time-Based is now available to view.

Read More

Photo Courtesy of Founders Brewing Company
Photo Courtesy of Founders Brewing Company
[

Grand Rapids’ Founders Brewing Co. Announces Another Expansion

Founders Brewing Co. announced Tuesday that they plan to expand their brewery production facility at their current site, 235 Grandville Ave SW. Pending approvals, Founders expects to break ground on this expansion in late October.

Read More

Lars Ulrich
Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images
[

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich on Fan Consideration While Writing: ‘It’s a Lost Cause’

The drummer says that asking 20 different Metallica fans what they want might yield 20 different answers.

Read More

Category: Metal, News Tags: ,
Roger Kisby/Getty Images
Roger Kisby/Getty Images
[

Free Beer & Hot Wings: Cops Tip Over Porta Potty to Get to Suspect Inside [Video]

A Memphis man is calling foul on police officers after they tipped over the porta potty he was hiding inside after fleeing them on foot.

He is claiming they used excessive force to get to him and were just looking to embarrass him and add insult to injury.

Read More

Matt Cardy/Getty Images
Matt Cardy/Getty Images
[

Free Beer & Hot Wings: Lumber Yard Owner Says He Found Jesus’ Image In a Tree Trunk [Video]

Years ago, a woman claimed to see the image of Jesus Christ in a grilled cheese sandwich. That helped set off a events in which people were seeing Jesus in everything from food to windows to toasters.

Things had calmed down for a while with the Jesus sightings, but now he's back!

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wgrd.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WGRD 97.9 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on WGRD 97.9 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!