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Music Friday Songs for March 20

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 and mid-Michigan '70s butt rock to anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today's show.

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Screaming for Silence and Local Groups Rock Together at the Orbit Room on March 20! [Video]

Looking for something to do next week Friday?

We have the answer for you! For just a measly $9.79, that can get you a ticket into a show featuring a lineup of amazing local bands and a national touring band!

Check out WGRD presents, Screaming for Silence with Deadwood Stone, Coldville, Fled Five, and Broken Like Me! Friday March 20 at the Orbit Room!

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Top 10 Decade Defining Hard Rock, Heavy Metal Songs of 2000s, According to Watch Mojo [Video]

There are some songs on this list that I agree with and some that I do not, but it was a nice trip down memory lane. However, many of these songs we still play quite frequently on 97.9 WGRD!

Do you agree with this list?

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Previously Unreleased Tracks Featuring Jimi Hendrix Unearthed After 50 Years [Audio]

There's a previously unreleased track featuring Jimi Hendrix that has recently been posted online.

But before you get too excited, it's an instrumental track titled "Station Break" that Hendrix did with a group.

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‘Deliverance’ Era Corrosion of Conformity Plays First Show Since 2006 [Video]

If you saw some of my earlier posts about the reunion of the Corrosion of Conformity Deliverance-era lineup getting back together for a tour, then here's the payoff! The band's first show together has been fan-filmed and posted online for us to enjoy!

Check out the video above to see over an hour of COC rocking Manchester, England, and relive some awesome 90's rock!

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Music Friday Songs for March 6

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's show.

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The Temperance Movement Rocked WGRD With an Acoustic Set [Video]

The Temperance Movement are a great band from the UK, with members from London, Glasgow, and Australia, and they came to Grand Rapids to play a show Tuesday night at the Tip Top Deluxe Bar and Grille! Before the show, they stopped by WGRD to say hi and play a couple songs for us to get us ready for the show!

Great guys, fantastic band! If you like good rock music with great harmony vocals, you're really going to love this band!

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Halestorm Rocks the Office with Its New Video for the Song ‘Amen’ [Video]

Halestorm's new album Into the Wild Life comes out on April 14th, and you've been listening to the song 'Apocalyptic' a lot recently, getting ready for the new album.

Here's another great song to hold you over until mid April. It's for the song 'Amen' from the new album, and features the band all working regular jobs, and doing what we all would love to do: saying screw it, and packing up for something better!

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97.9 WGRD’s March 2015 Playlist [Video]

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Music Friday Songs for February 27

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's show.

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Kids Rock Out to Led Zeppelin On Xylophones [Video]

Ask anyone who's old enough to be considered an adult, and they will probably tell you that kids these days don't have an appreciation for good music.

Well, the instructors for The Louisville Leopard Percussionists wanted to make sure that their students really appreciated good music. In this case, it was Led Zeppelin.

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Metallica Behind the Scenes of Band’s Salesforce Performance [Video]

On Feb. 9, Metallica performed for a Salesforce event in San Francisco. And, like they do for all of their shows, they've posted a cool video from the day!

Go into the rehearsal truck, where the band warms up for the show -- and in this case, makes fun of Lars' new warm-up drum kit.

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