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Eric & Michael of Flotsam & Jetsam Join Full Metal Jackie This Sunday!

Listen to Full Metal Jackie this Sunday night at 10pm as she will be joined by Eric & Michael of Flotsam & Jetsam!

Plus new metal, Dethklok Brutal Pick and more! Sunday night at 10pm on 97.9 WGRD!

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GWAR Sets Date for Destruction at The Intersection on Nov. 23! [Video]

Losing the great scumdog of Oderus Urungus will not slow down the killing machine that is GWAR.

Recently, they played their usual GWAR-B-Q and sent Oderus via a Viking Funeral.

However, it's back to business for the earth dominators as they will make their way to The Intersection in Grand Rapids on Nov. 23!

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Games To Try Before You Die: Splatterhouse (XB360,PS3)

Blood, guts, decapitations, death, and heavy metal. This game is the definition of all of that! When this game was first announced, I got pretty excited. It was an old school beat em' up in the 21st century. The game has been critically panned by critics everywhere, but I loved it.

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Megadeth In Concert - St Paul, MN
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Watch a Megadeth Full Live Show from Bloodstock

This is why the internet is awesome.  A band can play a show on a completely different continent on Sunday, and by Monday afternoon, we can watch that show here!

Megadeth is doing some festivals and big shows, while they work on the next Megadeth album, which will hopefully be fast and thrashy again.

Last night, they hit the Bloodstock Open Air festival in England, and tore it up in front of a huge crowd.  Today, we can turn out monitors so the boss can't see them, and watch the entire show, pro-shot on our computers!

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San Antonio metal band Nothing More (Photo: Jody Domingue)
San Antonio metal band Nothing More (Photo: Jody Domingue)
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97.9 WGRD’s August 2014 Top Songs Playlist [Video]

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Ben Fengoust II of Goatwhore Joins Full Metal Jackie This Sunday!

Be sure to check out Full Metal Jackie this Sunday as she is joined by Ben Fengoust II of Goatwhore! Plus another Pick from the Pit with Jamey Jasta!

All Hail the Metal! Sunday night at 10pm on 97.9 WGRD!

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Megadeth "Gigantour" In Concert
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Dave Mustaine of Megadeth Joins Full Metal Jackie This Sunday!

Check out Full Metal Jackie this Sunday night at 10pm as she will be joined by Dave Mustaine of Megadeth!

Plus new music from Killer Be Killed and Suicide Silence! Don't miss it at 10pm on 97.9 WGRD!

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Trivium’s New Video for ‘Through Blood and Dirt and Bone’ Rocks [Video]

Trivium's newest album "Vengeance Falls" came out last October. If you haven't heard it, it's pretty freaking awesome.

The band just released the video for the song, "Through Blood and Dirt and Bone" is filled with tons of live footage from the road, with some off-stage and behind-the-scenes footage mixed in.

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Babymetal Rocks Sonisphere — Even Bringing a Wall of Death!

So, the Japanese are crazy.  Not in the kill-everyone-while-in-your-underwear kind of way, but in a "wtf is going on over there" kind of way.

The big export right now is a band called Babymetal, which is their fusion of extreme metal brutality and cuteness.  Why?  Because that's what pops into their minds.  I'm telling you, there's something in the water or something over there.

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Metalhead Ned’s Throwback Thursday – Huntress

Not going to far back for this one, but this was definitely one of my favorite interviews I ever did. Interviewing is kind of an art, making sure you ask the right questions, and attempting to make it more of a conversation then necessarily and interview where you already know the answer to the questions. Huntess was that and more!

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Judas Priest With Special Guests Black Label Society & Thin Lizzy In Concert
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Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest Joins Full Metal Jackie on Sunday!

Join Full Metal Jackie this Sunday at 10pm as she will be joined by Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner!

Also a pick from the pit with Jamey Jasta and plenty more metal!

Sunday night at 10pm on 97

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97.9 WGRD’s July 2014 Top Songs Playlist

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