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Deftones Are Releasing Another Beer

Deftones just announced they are releasing their fourth beer in collaboration with Belching Beaver Brewery. The new brew will be called Digital Bath which is after the track name from their album White Pony. The band reportedly described the beer as a "New England Style IPA with notes of citrus." What do you think about bands and beer collabs? Have…

Maynard Explains Tool Album Delay

Tool has just begun recording after a 12-year gap between their fourth and still unnamed fifth album. Frontman Maynard James Keenan blames it on timing issues in a recent interview with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich on his Beats 1 show. Keenan explained, "There's a lot of timing issues with Tool getting to the studio, I…

Wood From Chevrolet Plant To Be Made Into Guitars

How cool would it be to own a guitar made here in Detroit with a Chevrolet twist? General Motors has partnered with Wallace Detroit Guitars to make a limited-edition line of guitars made using wood from GM's truck plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This will help mark the centennial of Chevy Trucks. Wallace Detroit Guitars…

Hazel Park Raceway Has Closed

According to news sources, a sign was posted on a window at the track that read, "After nearly 70 years, Hazel Park Raceway is closing effective April 5, 2018. We want to express our heartfelt appreciation to our employees, visitors, supporters and long-standing community partners." Read more about this as the story develops HERE and share…

"Mind Over Matter" - Overcoming Obstacles

"Mind Over Matter" is a documentary that follows the story of Brandon Mendenhall who was born with cerebral palsy. The condition can affect individuals in a multitude of ways and can limit their lives in terms of what they can and can not do. Mendenhall had difficulty controlling his hand motions, but he never let…

Two Michigan Companies, One Great Beverage

It's 5:00 somewhere, right? Two Michigan companies have partnered up to combine two great beverages. The Arcadia Brewing Company and Biggby Coffee have collaborated to created Morning Nightcap, a coffee porter brewed by Arcadia with Biggby Coffee’s new Papua New Guinea blend. The brew will be released on draft Thursday, September 28th at Arcadia Brewing Company in Kalamazoo.…

Detroit Featured In New Video Game Trailer

The Detroit landscape is hitting the big screen once again... Sort of. Director and Royal Oak native Jordan Vogt-Roberts ("Kong: Skull Island") came back to his home town back in July to film the live-action trailer for "Destiny 2" the next installment in the popular sci-fi video game franchise. "Destiny 2" is set to launch…

Throwback Thursday: Greta Van Fleet in 2014

Frankenmuth, Michigan's own Greta Van Fleet has been taking the nation by storm this summer, but this isn't their first step into the spotlight! The brothers have been making music together for years and back in 2014, the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers used the song "Standing On" in their Equinox commercial! Twins Josh & Jake…

Robert Plant Performs 'Kashmir' without Jimmy Page

Last night, Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant joined violinist Nigel Kennedy at London's Royal Albert Hall to perform two songs. They did a 10 minute version of "Hey Joe" made famous by The Jimi Hendrix Experience and a 17 minute version of Led Zeppelin's "Kashmir" which you can listen to below. This performance marks the first time Plant…

Hey Detroiter's: Free Beer Alert!

ICYMI, the premiere of Comedy Central's "Detroiters" happens tonight at 10:30pm & the network is celebrating by picking up our beer tabs! More than 20 local Detroit bars are participating in the promotion and from 10-11pm the first round is on Comedy Central. According to the release, customers will be limited to one beer and…

Highly Suspect Release New Track

'The Boy Who Died Wolf' the new album from Highly Suspect will be in stores on November 18th! The band just released another new track called "Little One" and you can stream it below. Check out what the band says about the new album HERE. Highly Suspect - Little One [Audio Only] "Little One" is…

High Noon Live with Nothing More at the Hard Rock Detroit

Nothing More was in town Tuesday night (July 21st) with Shinedown for a SOLD OUT show at the Fillmore Detroit. Earlier in the day Anne Carlini brought HIGH NOON to the Hard Rock Cafe in Detroit where Nothing More stopped by to play an intimate acoustic set for WRIF listeners. Check out the videos for…