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Brendon Small (Dethklok) Joins Full Metal Jackie Tonight!

Tonight on Full Metal Jackie, she will be joined by Brendon Small of Dethklok!

The start of a brand new feature named "The Jasta Weekly Pick From the Pit" will occur too! Where Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed will pick a song for the night!

Starts at 10PM on 97

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Lamb of God Vocalist Randy Blythe’s ‘Dark Days’ Memoir Receives 2014 Release Date

Back in July, it was announced that Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe would write a memoir of his Czech manslaughter case. In a new catalog from Da Capo Press, the publishers of Blythe's 'Dark Days: My Tribulation and Trials,' the memoir will be released in summer 2014.

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How To Play Death Metal [NSFW VIDEO]

This video shows John, a member of the Peterborough, Ontario band Super Quest, explaining how to play death metal on a guitar.

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Philip Anselmo Chats With Metalhead Ned About Upcoming Book, Housecore Horror Fest, Pantera, and More!

Back in August, Philip H. Anselmo and The Illegals made a tour stop here at The Intersection. It was most likely one of the most intense metal shows I have ever seen. Let's just say, Phil knows how to command a crowd. So of course, how could I not take this opportunity to interview this Metal Legend!

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Dethklok, ‘Blazing Star’ – Exclusive Song Premiere

Dethklok, everybody's favorite animated metal band, are taking their music to new heights with the band's 'Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem A Klok Opera.' The epic event will air on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim on Oct. 27, but we've the exclusive premiere of an extra song, 'Blazing Star,' which will only be available on the opera's full-length soundtrack, which is set for an Oct. 29 release.

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Swedish Death Metal Band ‘Watain’ Visits Take Five!

Last night in Detroit, Metalheads flocked to the the city to check out the rare occasion when the Swedish Death Metal group WATAIN hits the town for a bad ass show. Sadly I missed it, but my friends from MOSHPIT NATION checked it out. Also, it's not everyday where WATAIN checks in on WZZM 13's TAKE FIVE studios!

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Mark Osegueda (Death Angel) Joins Full Metal Jackie Tonight!

Check out Full Metal Jackie tonight as she is joined by Mark Osegueda of DEATH ANGEL!

Also music from Death Angel, Pantera, Gwar, and more!

Tonight at 10pm on 97.9 WGRD!

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Mushroomhead Celebrates 20 Years at The Intersection October 27th!

Man, do I love a good Mushroomhead show! I have seen them 10+ times, and each time gets better and better. It is really hard to believe that Mushroomhead has been on the scene for 20 years! They will be celebrating the 20 year existence with a huge tour, and one very big special suprise for all of the 'Shroomheads out there...

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Dez Fafara (Devil Driver) Joins Full Metal Jackie Tonight!

Join Full Metal Jackie tonight as she is joined by Dez Fafara of DEVILDRIVER!

Also music from Slayer, Norma Jean, Cascass, and more!

Starts tonight at 10pm on 97.9 WGRD!

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Huntress Talks Touring, NBA Jam, Lemmy Kilmister, and More!

A month or two ago, an amazing show that features Amon Amarth, Children of Bodom, Battlecross, and Huntress came to the Intersection. I started listening to Huntress and I knew I had to meet this band. Little did I know I was also going to do Jager shots and sing the NBA Jam theme song with them.

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GWAR Brings The Blood to The Intersection on November 10th!

With the announcement of their upcoming album "Battle Maximus," it is only logical for the Scum Dogs to come from their planet to bring devastation and destruction. What better planet than earth? Especially when they pinpoint The Intersection in downtown Grand Rapids.

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MoshPit Nation Presents: BOOT CAMP…2 Days of PURE Heavy Metal!

MoshPit Nation...a local grassroots groups letting you know what is going on in the world of heavy metal locally. Looking for a heavy metal show to check out? MoshPit Nation has the hook up for you. Last month, they put on a huge 2 day rock festival named "Hard Rock n' Metal Fest at Morelands." Now, MoshPit Nation brings another big festival specifically for METAL...BOOT CAMP!

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