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Watch More of Van Halen’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Performance [Video]

David Lee Roth overcame a self-inflected nose bashing during Van Halen's special performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! — and the second half of the band's set is now online.

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Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR’s April 2015 Playlist of Top Songs

Elton John's 'Crocodile Rock'

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36 Years Ago: Triumph Breaks Through in U.S. with ‘Just a Game’

The notion may seem a tad overdramatic in retrospect, but, in late March 1979, when Canadian hard rockers Triumph unleashed Just a Game – their second or third album, depending on which side of the 49th Parallel you were standing in – their career longevity was anything but certain.

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Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Kick It For Grand Rapids Fans [Video]

By John Sinkevics | Local Spins

As Ann Wilson put it on Saturday night, midway through Heart’s set in front of several thousand gleeful fans at Van Andel Arena, “In the ’70s, there weren’t really any women in rock ‘n’ roll. Women were in the basement and the garage trying to get it right.”

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Grand Rapids Symphony Becomes Pokemon Trainers with ‘Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions’ [Video]

Calling all Pokemon trainers!

The time has come for the Grand Rapids Symphony to set out on an adventure of epic proportions to defeat Gym Trainers, earn badges and defeat their rival Gary Oak -- and maybe even find a Mew along the way.

The music of Pokemon will come to life with the Grand Rapids Symphony!

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Boz Scaggs’ New Album ‘A Fool To Care’ Out Next Week; Listen Now On Amazon

Boz Scaggs is releasing his new studio album A Fool To Care on March 31 via 429 Records.

Ahead of that, Amazon is currently streaming the full album exclusively now.

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New Light Show Debuts at Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Chaffee Planetarium on April 3

The Grand Rapids Public Museum announced the opening of a brand new, original production at the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium titled Dark Side: The Light Show.

This all new light show will open in the recently-renovated Chaffee Planetarium on Friday, April 3.

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Twisted Sister Drummer A.J. Pero Dead at 55 [Video]

A.J. Pero, longtime drummer for the metal band Twisted Sister, died Friday at age 55.

His longtime agent, Dan Stanton, told CNN he thinks Pero died of what appears to be a massive heart attack.

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Aerosmith Returns to Van Andel Arena on August 4! [Video]

This is going to be one epic summer of music in Grand Rapids!

Fortunately, this concert is not in May because seemingly everything else is in May.

Aerosmith is throwing us a bone and closing out the summer with a big show at Van Andel Arena on August 4!

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Pharrell Williams Makes First Comments About ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict [Video]

Pharrell Williams is speaking out for the first time about the “Blurred Lines” verdict, in which a jury decided he and Robin Thicke need to play Marvin Gaye’s family $7.3 million for ripping off Gaye’s tune “Got To Give It Up.”

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Humor-Cored Band Psychostick Parodies Kenny Loggins’ ‘Danger Zone’ [Video]

Psychostick could be considered one of the greatest bands of all time.

I'm actually a little suprised that they haven't performed a Gilda's LaughFest show. Maybe I can convince the group to perform next year!

Psychostick has released a new video for its latest song -- a metal cover of the Top Gun movie theme song, "Danger Zone." Don't deny it; you know the Kenny Loggins song.

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The Hills Are Alive with 50 Years of ‘The Sound of Music’ [Video]

It's hard to believe it's been 50 years since The Sound of Music hit the silver screen, knocking out all existing box office records, and rolling up five Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

As part of the anniversary, Celebration! Cinema will be hosting a special screening on two days in April so you can relive the magic on the big screen.

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