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Pop Evil Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at Uproar Festival [Video]

Grand Rapids rockers Pop Evil are on the road now, playing Rockstar Energy's Uproar Festival, along with Godsmack, Seether, Buckcherry, and Skillet.

After numerous nominations, the band said "Challenge accepted!" to the ALS Bucket Challenge at the Uproar Fest stop in Cincinnati, OH., August 20th.

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Pop Evil Playing a Charity Concert for a Radio DJ with Cancer

This time last year, I was working at one of our company's stations in El Paso, TX, KLAQ.  Very similar station to WGRD, and a bunch of great people down there, too!

The afternoon guy on KLAQ is this completely insane maniac named Scott Ronson, who sounds like you're having a conversation with a chainsaw.  That's really his voice.  He's a great guy, and funny as hell.

This summer, he was diagnosed with cancer in several places in his body; lungs, spine, liver...it really sucks.

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2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival: Godsmack, Seether, Pop Evil Headline Tour Starting Friday in Clarkston

The lineup for the 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival tour has been announced and it features Godsmack, Seether, Skillet, Buckcherry and more.

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San Antonio metal band Nothing More (Photo: Jody Domingue)
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97.9 WGRD’s August 2014 Top Songs Playlist [Video]

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97.9 WGRD’s July 2014 Top Songs Playlist

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Godsmack, Seether, Pop Evil Lead 2014 Uproar Festival Tour Kicking Off in Clarkston Aug. 15 [Video]

The lineup for the 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival tour has been announced and it features Godsmack, Seether, Skillet, Buckcherry and more.

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Pop Evil with DMC in ‘Trenches’ Remix [Video]

Check out our exclusive video premiere of Pop Evil's 'Trenches' remix featuring Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels.

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Pop Evil’s Drummer Chachi Keeps Fit for Shows with Crossfit [Video]

How does Chachi keep in shape for the energy of Pop Evil's live shows?

He rips it up with Crossfit!  

Check out this video on the drummer goes through his routine for keeping in shape with Crossfit.  He's lifting weights, climbing ropes, lifting huge tires and burpees.

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Pop Evil’s ‘Flawed’ Live at Rock on the Range 2014 [Video]

Grand Rapids' own, Pop Evil, hit the main stage this year at Rock on the Range!  

The sold-out show packed Crew Stadium as our local boys took the stage with a ferocious performance of their Michigan rock!

Walking around that day, getting ready for the Pop Evil show, I heard a lot of people talking about the bands they wanted to see, and our Pop Evil was one of the bands I heard mentioned A LOT!

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Rock on the Range’s Performance Times Set

It's still a couple weeks away, but music lovers heading to Columbus, Ohio, for the annual Rock on the Range festival can begin planning who they want to see and when.

One of the biggest issues for any concert-goer is potential time conflicts, but Rock on the Range's organizers are giving those attending advance notice to make for the best concert experience possible.

Grand Rapids' Pop Evil is slated to hit the Monster Main Stage at 3:50 p.m. May 17, a Saturday.

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Pop Evil’s Leigh Kakaty Discusses ‘Onyx’ Album and ‘Being a Minority Frontman’ [Video]

Pop Evil kicked off this year with a massive trek with Stone Sour, and now the Grand Rapids-based band is hitting the road with Escape the Fate. For a full list of dates go here.

Loudwire had the opportunity to sit down with Pop Evil frontman Leigh Kakaty, who spoke all about the band’s latest disc ‘Onyx.’ He gives an honest account of their need for creative freedom and expression on the album, as well as challenging recording moments.

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Pop Evil, ‘Torn to Pieces’ – Exclusive Video Premiere

Pop Evil are going deeper into their highly successful 'Onyx' album, and they're now teaming with Loudwire and PopCrush to bring you the premiere of their video for 'Torn to Pieces.'

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