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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for August 15

Each Friday, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” replaces its regular “back-with” music with songs from our own music collections.

They can be anything, from corny mash-ups, rock, country, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today:

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Johnnie Walker Talks with New Rock Band Sleepwave on WGRD

Sleepwave is currently on tour with Nothing More here in the US, and hit The Stache on Thursday night, August 7th, in Grand Rapids.  It was a fantastic show, and if you missed it, you missed a great concert!

Before the show, Spencer and Steven, the masterminds behind Sleepwave stopped by the WGRD studios to talk about the beginnings of the band, the recording of the new album, Broken Compass, which comes out September 12th, and more!

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WGRD Exclusive – The First Acoustic Performances Ever of New Rock [Video]

Nothing More is on the road with Sleepwave right now, and they blasted into Grand Rapids yesterday for a show at The Stache that was fantastic.  Check out some video proof here.

Before the show, the guys in Sleepwave, Spencer and Steve, came to the WGRD studios to talk about the new band, their upcoming album, the tour...and to play some songs acoustically for the first time ever!

We have the exclusive acoustic versions of these songs, from the new Sleepwave album, Broken Compass, which doesn't even come out until September 12th.

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Nothing More Rocked Grand Rapids at The Stache [Photo/Video]

Last night, San Antonio's Nothing More hit The Stache with their high-energy show, and blew away everyone at The Stache!

There were a lot of Nothing More live virgins at the beginning of the night, but after the show, the band had everyone elevated to super-fan status.  The guys keep the show going quickly, with a lot of energy, and they have some really cool stage setups, too!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for August 8

Each Friday, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” replaces its regular “back-with” music with songs from our own music collections.

They can be anything, from corny mash-ups, rock, country, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today:

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Godsmack’s Fifth, Final ’1000HP’ Behind Scenes Video is Here!

Godsmack's new album, 1000HP, is out now, and their final behind the scene video is now up for your enjoyment!  Get ready for the return of Godsmack, with the making of the music video for "1000HP", and then go get the new album and crank it up!

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WGRD Karaoke Madness from Jackie’s Going Away Party! [Video]

Friday was Jackie's last day with us, and we're still a little sad, but we all got to go out and drink together on Friday night, so that's awesome!

Of course, Jackie and Ned freaking LOOOOVE their karaoke, too, so we had to go somewhere with it.  Little did we all know that our weekend guy, Justin, loves rocking the karaoke, let alone our buddy JoJo Girard from our sister station, WFGR!  It was a fun night of singing for all!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for August 1

Each Friday, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” replaces its regular “back-with” music with songs from our own music collections.

They can be anything, from corny mash-ups, rock, country, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today:

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San Antonio metal band Nothing More (Photo: Jody Domingue)
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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Play Paintball with Nothing More on August 7 Before the Show!

Hey guys, we've got a really fun thing set up for all of you that win Nothing More tickets to the show!

Once you win tickets, you're automatically registered to win an invite to play paintball with 'GRD and Nothing More before the show!

Thanks to TC Paintball, we'll play some paintball, hang out and have some fun. Then, later, later, we'll let you get stuff signed and check out the amazing show at The Stache with Nothing More!

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Jackyl Rocked Berlin Raceway on Friday Night [Video]

Jackyl hit the Grand Rapids area Friday night for one of the first shows at Berlin Raceway in a long time, and they didn't disappoint any of the crowd!

They hit the stage with "My Moonshine Kicks Your Cocaine's Ass", and blasted througha set that was almost fun-religious-revival-meets-rock-extravaganza amazing! Jesse James even plays around with his band towards the end, trying throw them off -- and, if he does, they have to drink!

Best drinking game ever.

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Get Ready for Jackyl with Funny Jackyl Videos

Jackyl is rocking Berlin Raceway tonight, and if you want to have a good time, with some fun, kick-ass American Rock, join GRD out there for the show!

Here are some fun Jackyl vids to get you ready for the show, enjoy!

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