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See Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Savatage at Wacken in Germany in August 2015! [Video]

TODAY is the last day to enter this awesome 97.9 WGRD contest for a trip for four in August 2015 to Wacken Open Air Festival in Germany to see Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Savatage rock!

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Watch Part 2 of Papa Roach Behind the Scenes for ‘Face Everything and Rise’ Video

A few weeks ago, Papa Roach released a behind the scenes look at the making of their video for "Face Everything and Rise".  Check that out here...it's an interesting look at the making of the video, where you see a bunch of what Jacoby did for the video, including directing!

Now, here's part 2 of the behind the scenes for the making of the video, including the concept of the "fear machine" and the apocalyptic environments.

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A Tale of Momentum and Inertia
A Tale of Momentum and Inertia, by House Special
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Have a Big Laugh with this Short Animated Rock Monster Movie [Video]

In case you need a good laugh today, and even if you don't...here's a short funny video for you!

What happens when you piss off a giant rock monster that just saved your town?

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for December 5

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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Watch as a Bass Player Ruptures a Testicle With an Air Cannon on Stage

Dutch band Delain was playing a show in England on November 26th, and the bass player forgot something really important.

Always protect your nuts.

During "The Gathering", some air cannons go off to start the wrap up singalong section of the song, and the band members are supposed to not stand in front of them.

Guess who forgot?

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97.9 WGRD’s December 2014 Playlist [Video]

Metalhead Ned/97.9 WGRD
Metalhead Ned/97.9 WGRD
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Eric Zane Welcomes The Intersection Crowd to Wayland! [Video]

What an amazing night this past Saturday at The Intersection! Wayland ROCKED the place and the crowd was well over 1,300 people! It was amazing!

How do you welcome these guys home? Having Eric Zane from the Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show welcome the crowd!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for November 21

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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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for November 14

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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Alice Cooper’s Guitar Players Show Off Their Gear on Tour

For those of us with GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome), this video will be a bit of NSFW gear-porn.  Alice Cooper has three guitarists on tour with him right now.  Ryan Roxie, Tommy Henriksen, and the gorgeous and talented Nita Strauss.

Premier Guitar goes back stage to talk with all three guitarists and get them to show their guitars on the tour, what effects they're using to get the sounds they want, and the amps they use to get loud!

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Watch Metallica’s Entire Blizzcon 2014 Performance Here

On Saturday, Metallica hit Blizzcon, to bring a little metal to the gaming convention to go with all the swords, monsters, and new game announcements.

There was a new FPS, "Overwatch" announced at the event, and then Metallica played a great set that included "Hit the Lights", "Master of Puppets", "Cyanide", "Creeping Death", and "Battery"!

Check out the pro-shot footage from the show, and crank up the concert in your office...or at home...wherever.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for November 7

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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