Last time Mastodon graced us with their presence, they brought with them an arsenal of metal sharing the stage with Opeth. The show SOLD OUT! The 'metal' was powerful that night, and Mastodon tore up the stage. Apparently, they could not get enough of Grand Rapids, so they have decided to make the trip back. This time though, they are bringing MORE METAL with MACHINEHEAD!
Before a band get’s big, they have to start off as a local band. Listeners today are getting “too used” to hearing the top hits on the radio. As a band, you need to start somewhere, and radio station’s don’t look at local metal enough. WGRD is putting an end to that! For this week’s LOCAL METAL MOMENT, we are checking out Through The Ashes!
Who would have thought that you could combine Metal and Humor together and get something this awesome. Ever heard of Psychostick? No? Well, that's just sad! Psychostick is a very underrated band that you need to check out, and they are coming to Club Envy in Muskegon!
Legendary Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo has just detonated a pipe bomb regarding the thrash band's business dealings and internal turmoil. One week ago, on Valentine's Day, Lombardo was notified by the band's lawyers that his services behind the kit would not be needed for Slayer's upcoming Australian tour dates. The entire story feels beyond odd and incredibly cold, and Lombardo has detailed the sudden decision in an official statement.
The year of 2013 is starting to rev up with some pretty sweet shows and tours! Good thing that a majority of these shows will be making stops here in a Grand Rapids, like Testament, The Devil Wears Prada, Lacuna Coil, etc. Let's add Hatebreed to that roster shall we?
Time for another Metalhead Ned interview here at WGRD! When I heard that Thrash Metal legends Testament were coming to town (tomorrow in fact), I knew what I had to do...I had to somehow grab an interview with the beast known as Chuck Billy of Testament.
Before a band get's big, they have to start off as a local band. Listeners today are getting "too used" to hearing the top hits on the radio. As a band, you need to start somewhere, and radio station's don't look at local metal enough. WGRD is putting an end to that! For this week's LOCAL METAL MOMENT, we are checking out ChuggeR!
In this day and age in the music industry, it's hard for bands to keep songs under wraps before their official release. Disturbed singer David Draiman's new band Device are no exception, with the first single 'Vilify' off their self-titled debut hitting YouTube today (Feb. 17). Listen below.
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