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Metalhead Ned

“Hey, the name is Ned, but you can call me Ned. Born and raised in Grand Rapids, MI. Went to Eastern Michigan University for radio broadcasting, so I suppose it worked out for me.

I can’t get over the fact that the pop SURGE is gone, I play so many damn video games that I may steal a car and kill hookers. I play guitar, sing, and all that good crap, so chicks kinda dig me I think. My musical taste vary from Pantera to Nobuo Uematsu.

Things I enjoy: Lava lamps, I have a man crush on Dimebag Darrell, Pizza, Beavis & Butt-Head, Star Wars, Schwarzenegger movies, and anything that is claimed as “bad ass” as well.

Tune in every weekend Sat. 7-Mid/Sun. 10-3  for stuff such as a video game talk, heavy metal, and other crap that will make you stay up all night playing Super Metroid.

Get to the choppa!

Schedule

Sa 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Su 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Register to Win a Digital Download of Three Days Grace’s New Album ‘Human’ [Video]

The new Three Days Grace album is one of the most anticipated albums to be released this year.

It will be the first album featuring new vocalist Matt Walst! The new album is set to release Tuesday March 31. However at WGRD, we have advance copies for you to win!

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Grand Rapids Symphony Becomes Pokemon Trainers with ‘Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions’ [Video]

Calling all Pokemon trainers!

The time has come for the Grand Rapids Symphony to set out on an adventure of epic proportions to defeat Gym Trainers, earn badges and defeat their rival Gary Oak -- and maybe even find a Mew along the way.

The music of Pokemon will come to life with the Grand Rapids Symphony!

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The Intersection/sectionlive.com
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Local Rock Show Coming to The Stache on April 3 [Video]

Looking for some good local rock to jam too?

The Stache has a fever, and you've got the cure...that was seriously the cheesiest thing I have ever written in my life.

Deadwood Stone, Kill All Control, Bled Life, Dirt Chili, and Edge From Falling will be at The Stache on April 3 for a super cheap show!

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Check Out Three Days Grace’s Full Performance in Brazil [Video]

I have always liked Three Days Grace.

You're not going to get shredding craziness like Dimebag Darrell or Eddie Van Halen, but you will get some cool head-banging riffs from guitarist Barry Stock.

With its upcoming album Human featuring new lead vocalist Matt Walst, the guys are touring pretty hard core.

Check out this full concert performance of the guys performing in Brazil!

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ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove Kickstarter Reaches Funding Goal

One of my favorite video games for the Sega Genesis has to be the ToeJam & Earl games. Just looking at the game makes me say, "Man, they just don't make them like they used too."

It's been some time since we had heard from the funky aliens, and now thanks to Kickstarter, it looks like we may get the sequel that we have always wanted.

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Metalhead Ned is Feeling Chicken Wing Overload [Video]

If you have been watching the sample videos for the upcoming King of the Wing competition, you'll see me in every single episode.

Out of the 4 places that we went, Janna was a one, Johnnie was at three, and I was at all four of them.

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Mission Accomplished in Pilotwings on Episode 6 of ‘This Level Sucks’ [Video]

I have always loved this game as a kid, and I still do as an adult. Pilotwings is kind of the classic video game for my SNES, as it was a launch title for the system.

However, for the years I have played it, I have never actually beaten the video game.

There is one level in this game that is just insanely frustrating, and there are no second chances.

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One Year Ago, Dave Brockie of GWAR Passed Away [Video]

I can't believe that it has been one entire year since the leader of the Scum Dogs of GWAR passed away.

Dave was one very unique soul who really didn't two craps of what people thought of him, and that's what I respected about him.

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Aerosmith Returns to Van Andel Arena on August 4! [Video]

This is going to be one epic summer of music in Grand Rapids!

Fortunately, this concert is not in May because seemingly everything else is in May.

Aerosmith is throwing us a bone and closing out the summer with a big show at Van Andel Arena on August 4!

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Humor-Cored Band Psychostick Parodies Kenny Loggins’ ‘Danger Zone’ [Video]

Psychostick could be considered one of the greatest bands of all time.

I'm actually a little suprised that they haven't performed a Gilda's LaughFest show. Maybe I can convince the group to perform next year!

Psychostick has released a new video for its latest song -- a metal cover of the Top Gun movie theme song, "Danger Zone." Don't deny it; you know the Kenny Loggins song.

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Early Memories of my First Computer [Video]

Believe it or not, before everyone had a smart phone, owning an actual computer was a luxury.

I can't think of one household that I know, friend and family, that does not own a computer. I am not just talking a game console, phone, etc. I'm talking a hardcore desktop computer. If computers didn't exist, I wouldn't even have a job I bet.

Do you remember your first computer though?

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Mushroomhead, Avatar Book May 17 Date at The Intersection [Video]

Another concert is coming this way to Grand Rapids!

If you thought may was done with concerts, you thought wrong. Another rockin' concert is coming this way of Grand Rapids at The Intersection.

Mushroomhead & Avatar will bring the metal to The Intersection on May 17!

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