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Chevelle Rocked The Orbit Room [Video/Photos]

Chevelle brought their tour for "La Gargola" to Grand Rapids yesterday, with Middle Class Rut and Nothing More making a lot of noise in The Orbit Room.  

It was a really cool day, with a visit from Nothing More here at the 'GRD studios, the awesome meet-and-greet soundcheck party with Chevelle that afternoon and then the show!

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Get Ready for Chevelle’s Visit to Grand Rapids with Some Live Videos

I'm really looking forward to checking out Chevelle again in a few weeks, when they hit The Orbit Room on April 21st!  I've seen them a couple of times, and they're a great band.

The last time I saw them was on the Carnival of Madness tour a couple years ago, with Halestorm and Cavo.  Chevelle rocked the show, and I'm looking forward to hearing some of the new songs from their upcoming album, "La Gargola", which comes out on April 1st.  No joke.

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(Photo: Rachel Vanstee Photography)
(Photo: Rachel Vanstee Photography)
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Metalhead Ned’s Random Pic of the Week-Vol. 2

Living an everyday life, I tend to see really weird, interesting, and even sometimes...just plain normal stuff. Here is where I am going to share a pic of something cool...or sometime not, whatever sounds good for that day. Check out this pic here!

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Pair of Tickets to Seether @ The Orbit Room

Register to win a pair of tickets to check out Seether wsg. Black Stone Cherry & Skindred @ The Orbit Room on May 17!

Tickets available at all Ticketmaster outlets and ticketmaster.com

Register to win now!

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Three Days Grace Returns to The Orbit Room on April 24! [Video]

More and more bands seem to want to play this year around the country, and here we go with another one!

Multi-platinum band Three Days Grace returns to The Orbit Room on April 24!

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Chevelle Making an April 21 Stop in Grand Rapids at The Orbit Room! [Video]

I really don't hope that the good news of fresh concert announcements stops! New ones just keep getting announced every day, and it just keeps getting better and better. Well, we have another one for you and it is hitting the Orbit Room on April 21, and that is CHEVELLE!

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Seether Returns May 17 to The Orbit Room! [Video]

Another day in 2014, another awesome concert announced for the Grand Rapids area!

The Orbit Room has announced it will have Seether play on its legendary stage on May 17! Freshly announced today!

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Orbit Room Owner’s Legacy Lives on Through Sold Out Five Finger Death Punch Concert

The music community in Grand Rapids was shocked to learn of the unexpected passing of longtime Orbit Room owner Don Dorshimer this past weekend. Dorshimer died at the age of 56 according to Spins On Music. A sold out crowd honored the music lover and business man during last night's (October 6) Five Finger Death Punch show. Check out our photo gallery below.

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Five Finger Death Punch’s Zoltan Talks New Album, Upcoming Orbit Room Show, and More!

It's a big day for Five Finger Death Punch! Their BRAND NEW album named "The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell" has hit the shelves and you can pick it up today! In support of this new album, I got to chat with guitarist Zoltan.

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Photo Courtesy of Roadrunner Records
Photo Courtesy of Roadrunner Records
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Limp Bizkit Coming to The Orbit Room on May 10th!

Before I became a Metal Head, I went through many different phases of music before I discovered the greatness and brutality that is metal. Limp Bizkit's Significant Other was the VERY first CD I ever bought, so there is a piece of my heart with these guys. After many rumors, new album, etc. Limp Bizkit is making a stop here in Grand Rapids!

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Join Me For Rocktagon Throwdown!

When I first started hosting the nightly, Rocktagon, I had always thought how cool it would be to have a LIVE in your face local battle of the bands.  Well my wish has come true!

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Lamb of God, HellYeah, and In Flames Coming to the Orbit Room!

Speechless is a common word used in situations where you just think to yourself....HOLY CRAP! Recently released from a Czech prison, Randy Blythe of Lamb of God promised that they would reschedule their cancelled Lamb of God/Dethklok tour with a big tour. Turns out he wasn't joking...

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