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DJ Ashba Says Guns N’ Roses is on Hiatus

Despite hopeful talk of Guns N' Roses returning to the road soon, guitarist DJ Ashba confirms the band is on hiatus, according to VH1

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Five Finger Death Punch and Papa Roach Announce Co-Headlining Tour– Cast Your Vote to Get Them to Play Grand Rapids!

Five Finger Death Punch and Papa Roach have announced a co- headlining tour this coming fall!

But, instead of the bands setting the destinations, fans get to decide!

Want FFDP and Papa Roach to come to GR? Cast your vote!

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Shinedown Announces New Album + 2015 Summer Tour with 2 Michigan Dates

Shinedown has announced 14 dates for a 2015 U.S. summer tour and confirmed a new album will be released this year.

The band kicks off the tour in July and plays through mid-August, with stops in Detroit and Jackson, Mich. 

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Entertainer-Comedian Kevin Hart Readies What Now? Tour, with Grand Rapids Stop May 17

Entertainer, actor and comedian Kevin Hart is headed out on a North American arena tour hitting 45 cities in the U.S. and Canada, including Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on May 17.

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Testament Kicks Off Their ‘Dark Roots of Thrash’ Tour That is Heading Toward Grand Rapids [Video]

Testament has hit the road with Exodus, and Shattered Sun, for another 'Dark Roots of Thrash' tour, that comes to Grand Rapids on April 13th at The Intersection.

They kicked off the tour on Wednesday, at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, and they're playing 'The Legacy' and 'The New Order' albums in their entirety! Which kicks ASS! 'Eerie Inhabitants', 'The Preacher' and 'Disciples of the Watch' are amazing, as is 'Alone in the Dark', 'Over the Wall', and all the early stuff!

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Linkin Park In Concert - Nashville, TN
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Linkin Park Releases Footage of Chester Breaking His Leg on Tour [Video]

While on tour with Linkin Park, Chester was playing basketball with the band and other bands, and went up for a layup (off camera) and you hear an amazingly loud snap as he comes down. It sounds like someone snaps a tree branch.

The video cuts to him on the floor, and then getting carted off by paramedics.

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More Corrosion of Conformity Rehearsal Footage Has Surfaced [Video]

A couple of days ago, I posted some video footage from the tour rehearsals Corrosion of Conformity released as they gear up for there European reunion tour. I'm really excited about this, since COC is a great band, and I love the Deliverance album all the way through!

It's only been a few days, and here's some more footage from the rehearsal space, as Pepper and the guys prep for the tour.

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Brad Walst From Three Days Grace Calls WGRD to Talk About the New Album ‘Human’ [Video]

Three Days Grace is ready to release their new album, Human, on March 31st, and they've been riding high with the success of both 'Painkiller', and 'I Am Machine' over the last year.

To get Grand Rapids ready for the new album, Brad called in to talk to me about the new album, how the songs got written, and how touring affected the songs:

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Metallica Kicks Off World Tour
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Corrosion of Conformity Rehearsing for a Tour With Their Deliverance Lineup [Video]

The Deliverance-era lineup of Corrosion of Conformity is back together, and prepping for a tour! Hopefully we'll get a new album, too!

The 3-piece early version of the band has been touring and recording again for the last few years, but the question that's probably been haunting them the whole time has been: "When are you going to do COC with Pepper again?"

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Kid Rock Playing Six Hometown Shows at DTE Energy Music Theatre in ‘$20 Best Night Ever’ Tour

After going over so well last year, Kid Rock is bringing back $20 concert tickets on the "$20 Best Night Ever" Tour this summer.

So far, he's announced 36 shows, with six stops at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, near his hometown of Detroit.

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Mark From Nothing More Shows You His Guitars and Touring Gear [Video]

Nothing More has had a big year or so, with the release of their self-titled album, and they've come all the way from San Antonio to visit us a few times in the last year! They even played paintball with some GRD winners last summer!

Check out this cool video with guitarist Mark Vollelunga on the road, where he shows his cool new carbon-fiber guitar, his effects, amps, and talks about all the gear he loves to use on the road, and in the studio!

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AC/DC Announces North American Tour, Including Detroit and Chicago Shows

AC/DC have finally announced the North American leg of its Rock or Bust World Tour 2015.

Previously, the band had announced shows in Europe and their headlining gig at Coachella Festival.

AC/DC will play 13 shows across North America, including shows in Detroit and Chicago!

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