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Killswitch Engage’s Adam D. Kicks Ass on ‘The Price is Right’ [Video]

I can't believe I am saying this.

I just watched a video of Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam D. on CBS' "The Price is Right" game show.

And he freakin' won!

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WGRD Heavyweights Highlight: Look Left Swing Right [Video]

The 2015 WGRD Heavyweights are in full stride at The Stache in Grand Rapids!

Local metal bands from across West Michigan are bringing their A-game to The Stache and playing for your vote! The votes will be tallied and each night a band will be chosen to move onto the finals!

Take a look at this contender from the third night, Look Left Swing Right!

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WGRD Heavyweights Highlight: Anchors Calling [Video]

The 2015 WGRD Heavyweights are in full stride at The Stache in Grand Rapids!

Local metal bands from across West Michigan are bringing their A-game to The Stache and playing for your vote! The votes will be tallied and each night a band will be chosen to move onto the finals!

Take a look at this contender from the third night, Anchors Calling!

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Black Label Society
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Black Label Society Unblackened Booked at The Orbit Room on April 11 [Video]

Biggest speculation in the Grand Rapids community was wondering if the Orbit Room was down and out.

Well, you can put that thought to rest as Zakk Wylde refuses to keep the legendary venue from closing its doors.

Black Label Society returns to the Orbit Room on April 11!

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WGRD Heavyweights Highlight: Blackgate [Video]

The 2015 WGRD Heavyweights are in full stride at The Stache in Grand Rapids!

Local metal bands from across West Michigan are bringing their A-game to The Stache and playing for your vote! The votes will be tallied and each night a band will be chosen to move onto the finals!

Take a look at this contender from the second night, Blackgate!

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WGRD Heavyweights Highlight: Society Kills [Video]

The 2015 WGRD Heavyweights are in full stride at The Stache! Local metal bands from all around West Michigan are bringing their 'A' Game to The Stache and playing for your vote! The votes will be tallied and each night a band will be chosen to move onto the finals!

Take a look at local rockers Society Kills!

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WGRD Heavyweights Highlight: Seraphim [Video]

The 2015 WGRD Heavyweights are in full stride at The Stache! Local metal bands from all around West Michigan are bringing their 'A' Game to The Stache and playing for your vote! The votes will be tallied and each night a band will be chosen to move onto the finals!

Take a look at ROUND 2 CHAMPIONS Seraphim!

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Metalhead Ned/97.9 WGRD
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Petition Started to Include GWAR’s Oderus Urungus in Mortal Kombat X

How awesome would this be? Not only does Mortal Kombat kick ass, but the new Mortal Kombat X is on the horizon. After watching the Clueless Game with Conan O' Brian, this may be the reason I finally purchased a Xbox One or PS4.

You know what would make the game the best? If it included now deceased GWAR vocalist Oderus Urungus.

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97.9 WGRD’s February 2015 Playlist [Video]

Rob Zombie
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Metalhead Ned’s Throwback Thursday: Interviewing Rob Zombie [Video]

Definitely one of the highlights of my life was being able to interview the man that introduced me to the world of heavy metal. I can't 100% credit him with that, but when I was younger, my brother bought Korn: Follow the Leader and Rob Zombie: Hellbilly Deluxe, I quickly fell in love with the albums.

I never in a million years think I would be chatting with Rob Zombie.

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The Intersection
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The 2015 WGRD Heavyweights Continues This Friday at The Stache

One day down, 3 more to go! Who will be crowned this years WGRD Heavyweight Champion?

This Friday at The Stache, come check out Day 2 of the WGRD Heavyweights, where local metal bands from West Michigan rock it on stage while you cast your vote of who you think deserves the crown.

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Slipknot, Lamb of God, Bullet for My Valentine and Motionless In White Book Summer Tour! [Video]

Just when you thought Slipknot was slowing down -- or you didn't.

You know what? Slipknot doesn't really ever slow down.

Slipknot will be making its way to the Van Andel Arena on May 16, but the band won't be out of state for long.

Slipknot plans to return to Michigan a couple months later during the summer with Lamb of God, Bullet for My Valentine and Motionless in White as part of the Summer's Last Stand Tour.

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