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A Christmas Classic That Should be on Your iPod [Video]

Christmas is over! However I completely forgot to share with you one of my favorite Christmas classics! How could you forget the classic Christmas carol of 'Oh, Holy Night?'

Change the lyrics though with one word and you have a timeless classic.

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Throwback Thursday: Nirvana Wishes You a Merry Christmas

How the heck does Dave Grohl not know 'Joy to the World'?

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Some Rock and Metal Christmas Songs for Your Christmas Day from Theocracy

There's a great Christian metal band in Georgia, called Theocracy.  They've got 3 abums out, and are working on their 4th.  Great progressive metal, fantastic vocals, guitar playing, and songs.

One thing I really love about this band, they put out fun Christmas songs (almost) every year.

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Laugh With Funny Christmas Stories from WGRD and Free Beer and Hot Wings

It's the holidays, and everyone has a funny/embarrassing story or two they can dredge up from their past.  So, we decided to share some of our funny Christmas stories with all of you!

From car-totalling soda runs, to pooping and peeing ourselves, breaking noses, throwing fits, barfing, stitches, drinking, and sitting impatiently beside gifts, there's something for everyone in our little stories!

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That Christmas Morning in 1998 That Defined my Video Game Life

If you know me, you'll know that I am quite the avid video game player, specifically Nintendo games. I have been playing video games for the majority of my life, and it still is a major part of it. Heck, even writing this blog is directly related to my video game playing! Gaming has impacted my decisions in life, and even my career.

There was one Christmas morning that little did I know, would define the rest of my gaming life and will never be topped.

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Survey Shows Nearly Half of Americans Are Late Christmas Gift Shoppers

Aren't done with your Christmas shopping yet?

Well, join the crowd.

According to a just-released Harris Poll survey, millions of Americans are waiting until the last minute to complete their holiday shopping.

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Mushroomhead Returns to The Intersection TONIGHT!

Looking for something to do tonight? Don't worry, WGRD and The Intersection have you covered when it comes to your 'Christmas Massacre!'

Mushroomhead returns to The Intersection tonight!

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Metalhead Ned’s Favorite Christmas Special [Video]

Every year, you either watch 24 hours of 'A Christmas Story' or you quote 'Elf' till you annoy the person next to you. What is the best Christmas special though? We all know of your Charlie Browns and your Christmas Vacations, but there is one Christmas special that has fallen between the cracks and should be enjoyed by families every year.

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This Holiday Season Enjoy a Great Christmas Movie – “The Ref”

In case you haven't seen it, "The Ref" is one of the top Christmas movies ever made.  And in the discussion during today's holiday potluck here at the station, I was reminded that "Die Hard" is a tough one to beat for the number one slot.

But "The Ref" comes pretty darn close.

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Donate This Christmas to Help Some Needy Kids! [Sponsored]

'Tis the season of giving!

Christmas is all about bringing smiles to faces all around, especially children.

97.9 WGRD and Mister E's Vape Shop are teaming up to bring joy to needy kids of greater Grand Rapids and west Michigan.

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Kyle’s Free Beer & Hot Wings Holiday Break-In In Grand Rapids [Audio]

For the 11th consecutive year, we tried to do our part to help out families in need this Christmas season with Free Beer & Hot Wings Holiday Break-Ins.

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Producer Joe’s Free Beer & Hot Wings Holiday Break-In In Grand Rapids [Audio]

For the 11th consecutive year, we tried to do our part to help out families in need this Christmas season with Free Beer & Hot Wings Holiday Break-Ins.

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