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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 Doesn’t Really Rock on the Range [Video]

A few weeks ago, Scott Weiland received a TON of criticism for an absolutely terrible performance of 'Vaseline'. Admittedly, some of it came from me. It was bad, and a lot of people accused him of being back on heroin. (I didn't, I thought being on drugs might have helped him.)

Weiland could have CRUSHED at Rock on the Range to show that his 'monitor problems and tiredness' excuse had any merit. Unfortunately, he sounds pretty much the same. Check out the video, especially when he gets into 'Vaseline'.

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red parrot (macaw)
This is the Barry Manilow cover parrot that Hatebeak doesn't like or endorse. (cusoncom/Thinkstock)
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Hatebeak’s Parrot Metal Returns With ‘Number of the Beak’ Album

A few years ago, there was a small movement in metal, where animals were the lead vocalists of a few bands. The 'big names' of the genre were Caninus, and Hatebeak. Hatebeak is the band from Baltimore formed in 2003, and fronted by an African Grey Parrot named Waldo.

Not the most metal name, but an awesome metal vocalist.

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Eric Zane’s ‘Road to Freedom’ [Photo]

There was some talk in the office Monday after the show about an issue downstairs in the parking lot.

Some coworkers were talking about how a bunch of parking spots were being taken up by a massive vehicle, but no one knew who it belonged to. It didn't take long for us to get to the bottom of the mystery.

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Slipknot Rocked ‘The Devil in I’ at Van Andel in Grand Rapids Saturday Night [Video]

 

Slipknot showed lots of love to Grand Rapids Saturday night at Van Andel Arena! It was the band's final stop on their Prepare for Hell Tour with Hatebreed.

Corey Taylor told the thousands of fans packing the arena how much the band appreciates them and feels like they're family. He even reminisced about playing at the Orbit Room here in GR back in the day!

And the Slipknot family showed that love right back, especially when the band struck the opening cords of "The Devil in I"!

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Courtesy of Consumers Energy
Courtesy of Consumers Energy
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Power Outage Reported Along Plainfield Ave. & 3 Mile Road

About 2,700 Consumers Energy customers are without power on the northeast side of Grand Rapids this afternoon.

According to the Consumers Energy Outage Map, the outage started just after 2:00pm and is affecting the area along Plainfield Avenue, I-96 and Three Mile Road NE. Traffic signals are out in the area.

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Ethan Miller/ Getty Images
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Ex-Three Day’s Grace Frontman’s New ‘Supergroup’ Saint Asonia Performs Live for First Time at Rock on the Range [Video]

Former Three Day's Grace singer, Adam Gontier is fronting a new band, Saint Asonia.

Also in the group are Staind guitarist Mike Mushok, Stereomud and Dark New Day bassist Corey Lowery and Finger Eleven drummer Rich Beddoe.
 
Last week they released their first single "Better Place" and over the weekend Saint Asonia played live for the first time at Rock on the Range.

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