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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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Dahmer Talks ‘Burn Notice,’ Bush Tunage and Balls With Gavin Rossdale [Video]

I caught up with Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale at their show at the Orbit Room. He had alot to say... especially in regards to the drawing of a set of nuts prominently displayed on the wall.

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Taking Back Sunday Release Music Video for “Faith”

Long Island rockers Taking Back Sunday, who were one of the early torchbearers to bring emo to the masses in the 2000s, have premiered the music video for "Faith (When I Let You Down)". The song is the first single from their just released self-titled album, which reunites the Tell All Your Friends lineup. Watch the clip after the jump to see the rise and fall of a viral video sensation.

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ThinkFast Spring 2011

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Orbit Room Friday night for another edition of the Big Fancy ThinkFast Game Show!  The night definitely had its fair share of laughs, awkwardness and vulgarity, but the Free Beer & Hot Wings Show made sure everyone had a great time!  See the photos below.

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Motorhead

97.9 GRD welcomed the legendary Motorhead, along with Clutch and Valient Thorr, to the Orbit Room!

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Escape The Fate

97.9 GRD presented Escape The Fate to the Orbit Room for an awesome show!  A few lucky listeners got to meet the band before the concert.

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97.9 GRD PRESENTS My Chemical Romance to the Orbit Room

97.9 GRD PRESENTS My Chemical Romance, Saturday, April 16, to the Orbit Room!

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Anberlin Live At The Orbit Room

The GRD Roadies were out at the SOLD OUT Anberlin show at the Orbit Room!  Circa Survive and Foxy Shazam were also on the bill.

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JT interviews Pop Evil

JT interviewed Pop Evil before their show at the Orbit Room!

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Hellyeah

Hellyeah played a kick ass set at the Orbit Room for a GRD show!  The guys met a few GRD listeners as well!

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