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Johnnie Walker

Johnnie Walker

I’ve never been good at filling these things out, but here it goes. I like long walks in cold mountain air, preferably with snow on the ground. I enjoy drinking fine soda by the crackling fire, and deep tissue massage. I hope to one day grow up and become an astronaut, so I can fly to Venus to see if that’s really where women come from. If it’s true, I’ll bring one back for you, too. Unless it’s a dude you want, and then you’re out of luck…sorry.

My favorite month is October, because Halloween is the best holiday ever! It allows me to openly proclaim my love and obsession with scary movies without being seen as some sort of lunatic. Okay, not too much of a lunatic.

I’m a huge fan of rock and metal music, and you’ll often hear me blasting the control room speakers into oblivion every night during my show. My engineer doesn’t like me very much, since he has to fix them. Sorry, Mike.


M-F,Su 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Iron Maiden’s New Album Came Out Today – I’m Celebrating with Tons of Live Maiden [Video]

I'm a huge Iron Maiden fan...have been since I was a wee lad, and heard the twin guitars, the wailing vocals, and the bass that was playing interesting things! I've been following the band around while they tour, seeing them as many times as I can, and will continue to do that until I die.

The new Iron Maiden album, The Book of Souls, came out today, and I've only gotten to hear about 20 minutes of it, and so far, it's freaking EPIC!

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Avatar Returns to Grand Rapids on September 13 at The Intersection [Video]

Avatar comes back to Grand Rapids on September 13th, with Gemini Syndrome, and First Decree, to rock the Intersection. Last year, I saw Avatar for the first time, at Rock on the Range. And yes, every time I'd heard the band name before seeing their videos, I always pictured them as super tall blue people playing guitars. (I'm easily influenced by the media.) 

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'Star Wars Identities' Exhibtion Press Preview & VIP Opening
(Photo by Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images)

Disney is Releasing a Star Wars Millennium Falcon Drone Toy!

Metalhead Ned is going to be hanging out at Meijer tonight at Knapp's for the midnight launch of the new Star Wars toys, one of which is a new drone, in the shape of the Millennium Falcon! Hell yeah!

I want one!

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Bear Portrait
I am the cutest animal ever. Say it. SAY IT! (alanjacky/Thinkstock)

The Science People Are Using Twitter to Find the Cutest Animal on Earth

So, the science people have started using Twitter to help find the world's most adorable critters. This was a good call on their part, as so many people have started Tweeting photos of the cutest little beasties you've ever seen!

So take a break from the political BS on your Facebook feed, and scroll through a million cute animal pictures on Twitter.

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Meet Jen Majura – The New Evanescence Guitarist – And She’s Hot [Video]

A few weeks ago, Evanescence announced that their guitarist Terry Balsamo was out, and they'd gotten a new guitarist named Jen Majura. Who's this? She's a German guitarist who's been on some great albums from Blind Guardian, Rage, Equilibrium, and more!

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Alice Cooper Guitarist Nita Strauss was Tricked Into Playing for her Hero Jason Becker [Video]

Nita Strauss has made a name for herself as a great guitar player and shredder, playing for the Iron Maidens, and most recently for Alice Cooper. You'll get to see some of her playing on October 13th when you go to the Motley Crue and Alice Cooper show at the Van Andel.

Nita is a huge fan of Jason Becker, and her boyfriend/manager tricked her into playing a Jason Becker song for her hero!

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Johnnie's not 11,000-year-old carving
This is totally not the real 11,000-year-old carving, it's the one I just made, but mine looks way happier than the old one does, so take that, ancient carving dude!

Weird Sciencey Thing Wednesday – 11,000-Year-Old Statue Is Oldest Carved Thing Ever

A while back (1894 - okay, quite a while back), archeologists found this cool wooden column in a peat bog in the Ural mountains, and they saw immediately that it was old. I mean, really old. They eventually stopped standing around saying, "That looks really old", and did some science on it to determine it was 9,500 years old.

New sciencey stuff actually shows that it's much older. It's really 11,000 years old!

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"Game Of Thrones" Season 4 New York Premiere - Arrivals
(Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

What if Joffrey Was Supposed to be the Hero in Game of Thrones? [Video]

There are a couple characters in Game of Thrones that are so vile and malicious, you can't help but hate them with every fiber of your being. They never seem to do anything that would redeem them in your eyes, and you've cheered for their deaths throughout pretty much every single episode.

Joffrey and Cersei.

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Rock in Rio 2013
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Enjoy Ghost’s Entire Performance from the Leeds Festival This Weekend [Video]

On Saturday night, Ghost hit the stage in the UK, at the Leeds Festival, and you can watch their entire performance above. If you're just getting into Ghost (or Ghost B.C. as they're known here in the US), they're a great band from Sweden that dresses up like the Pope and some 'Nameless Ghouls'. It's a fun band, and they're on their third 'Papa Emeritus'.

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Learn How to Play Guitar From Gary Holt of Exodus and Slayer [Video]

Gary Holt, Exodus mastermind and Slayer guitarist, did his first guitar clinic on Friday, and played a lot of amazing guitar craziness, and talked about his ideas on shred, rhythm, and what he feels is most important in playing guitar.

Spoiler alert: he feels rhythm guitar is more important than soloing.

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You Know Star Wars – The Force Awakens Details Are On Lockdown When…

We're all really excited for the new Star Wars Episode VII movie coming out this December, and part of the reason is that we're not getting a lot of details from the filmmakers. We don't know the plot, we don't know how much 'canon' they're following, and how much 'fan fiction' they're incorporating. So little info is in our hands about the story that people are getting excited to find out how long the movie will be!


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Four Men Watching a Football Game on Television
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Enjoy Your Fantasy Football Drafts This Season With These People [Video]

It's that time of year again, when everyone suddenly starts talking about their fantasy football leagues, and getting ready for picking a bunch of players who'll get injured in the first week and piss them off. That's right, the NFL is back! And the fantasy drafts are happening all over.

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