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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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Pop Evil
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97.9 WGRD’s July 2014 Top Songs Playlist

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Psychostick Makes a Metal Cover of the Reading Rainbow Theme

Seems like everyone is talking about how Reading Rainbow is coming back. Which is cool and stuff, but what if they changed the classic theme song to a metal version?

Just ask Psychostick, and they'll give you their version.

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George ‘Corpsegrinder’ Fisher of Cannibal Corpse Joins Full Metal Jackie on Sunday!

Check out Full Metal Jackie this Sunday as she is joined by George Fisher of Cannibal Corpse!

Also music from all the bands that will be playing Mayhem Fest this year!

All starting at 10pm Sunday on GRD!

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Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies + Exodus
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Slayer Announces Tour with Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus!

Slayer has just announced that they are hitting the road for some epic thrash-ness! Plus, along for the ride will be Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus!

Check out the tour schedule here!

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Matt Heafy of Trivium Joins Full Metal Jackie Sunday Night!

Make sure to listen to Full Metal Jackie this Sunday! Why? She will be joined by Matt Heafy of Trivium!

Plus another Dethklok Brutal Pick of the Week and Jasta's Pick from the Pit!

Sunday night at 10pm on 97

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Some Dudes Tried Selling Me Rocks at Carnival of Chaos

Lot's of fun going on at Carnival of Chaos this weekend, perhaps one of the more stranger things that happened were these funny guys selling me rocks.

No, not some sort of drugs....real, actual, from the earth...rocks

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This Guy Partied Hard at Carnival of Chaos

It's the morning, I am tired, and it was pretty cold...that's always fun. Fortunatly, I had a tent and a warm sleeping bag to sleep in. It was cold windy morning for me.

This guy though, well that's a different story.

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(Photo: Metalhead Ned)
(Photo: Metalhead Ned)
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Carnival of Chaos Day 1 Recap

Talk about one heck of day! There was fire breathers, drunk people, and a variety of music from all around the state. Check out my full recap here and some of the unique moments I captured.

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(Photo: Metalhead Ned)
(Photo: Metalhead Ned)
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Metalhead Ned Sets Up Camp at Carnival of Chaos

I have arrived, and it is time to party! More than 80 local bands, Wayne Static, camping and all the booze that one can fit into a car! It is time for Carnival of Chaos!

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