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Thursday, September 18 · 5:30 pm

[GR] Nonpoint @ The Stache

THE STACHE PRESENTS
Nonpoint
with Eyes Set To Kill
*All Ages*
Doors 6:30pm
$15.00
Friday, September 19 · 6:00 pm

[Weidman] Death Pit @James A. Cliff Masonic Lodge
@ James A. Cliff Masonic Lodge. 3250 Woodruff rd, Weidman, Mi
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Death Pit
with Evac Denied, Tyrant
7 pm
$5 donation
All Ages
Sunday, September 21 · 4:30 pm

Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Hellyeah, Nothing More in Grand Rapids
@ The DeltaPlex Arena
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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and VOLBEAT
WSG
HELL YEAH and Nothing More

At the DeltaPlex Arena
Sunday, September 21
Doors at 5:30PM \\ Show at 6:10PM

General Admission Floor: $45
Reserved Grandstands: $39.75

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MAY 9 at 10AM!

Check out more information here: http://bit.ly/1j7dt3J
Friday, September 26 · 9:00 pm

[GR] Abraham @ Mulligans Pub
@ Mulligan's :OTHERSIDE:
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Abraham with The Dread Return, & Cosmonaut
at Mulligan's Pub in GR
Show at 10 pm
21+
NO COVER
Wednesday, October 01 · 5:00 pm

[GR] Icon For Hire @ The Stache

THE STACHE PRESENTS

Icon For Hire
with Fit For Rivals, Wounds

*All Ages*

Doors 6pm

$15.00
Wednesday, October 01 · 7:00 pm

[GR] Deafheaven @ The Pyramid Scheme
@ The Pyramid Scheme
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Tickets: $15.00 ADV / DOS

Doors: 8:00pm
All Ages Welcome
Genre: Hardcore/Experimental
Label: Deathwish Inc.

For Fans Of: Converge, Touché Amoré, Code Orange
California black metal-shoegaze cross Deafheaven will make their way to Grand Rapids this autumn, riding high off of last summer's Sunbather. Sunbather has proven to be the band's breakout album, and has been hailed by fans and critics as a modern classic: Pitchfork called it one of the best releases of 2013 and praised its movement “from brightness to darkness and back”.

Deafheaven will play Pyramid Scheme in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan on Wednesday, October 1st
are welcome and doors will open at 8:00pm. Tickets are just $15.00 and are available without any additional service fees at FusionShows.com.
Friday, October 03 · 7:00 pm

[GR] Mustard Plug @ The Pyramid Scheme
@ The Pyramid Scheme
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Mustard Plug

Doors at 8:00pm

$10, ages

18+
Saturday, October 04 · 8:00 pm

Genocya, Hokori, Hordes, Templar's Verdict, Northern Throne

Sunday, October 05 · 5:30 pm

[GR] We Came As Romans @ The Intersection
@ The Intersection
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We Came As Romans
with For Today, The Color Morale, Crossfaith, Palisades
*All Ages*
Doors 6:30pm
$17.00 advance, $20.00 day of show
Sunday, October 05 · 7:00 pm

[GR] Agent Orange @ The Pyramid Scheme
@ The Pyramid Scheme
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AGENT ORANGE + The Architects + Murder Party
The Pyramid Scheme

21+

$12 ADV/$15 DOS
Monday, October 06 · 7:30 pm

[GR] Jucifer @ The Pyramid Scheme
@ The Pyramid Scheme
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Jucifer
Discycle
Trollhammer

18+

$10
Friday, October 17 · 5:30 pm

[GR] Raker, Fled Five, Bled Life, & More @ The Stache

THE STACHE PRESENTS

\R/ocktober Night at The Stache

with Raker, Fled Five, Bled Life, Kill All Control, Bad Influence

*All Ages*

Doors 6:30pm

$5.00
Saturday, October 25 · 6:30 pm

[GR] Pentagram @ The Pyramid Scheme
@ The Pyramid Scheme
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Pentagram wsg
Radio Moscow
Bang
Kings Destroy

Doors at 7:30pm
Ages 21+
$25

https://www.facebook.com/pentagramusa
https://www.facebook.com/radiomoscowband
https://www.facebook.com/Bangtheband
https://www.facebook.com/KingsDestroy

::About Pentagram::
One of the most enduring and influential underground bands in heavy metal history, Pentagram's career was almost 15 years old by the time they finally managed to record their first album. Though invariably led by mysterious frontman Bobby Liebling, the band's volatile membership made it difficult to maintain any kind of momentum and kept them confined to metal's outer fringes. But interest in Pentagram's convoluted history continues to grow and their crucial contributions to the development of heavy metal seem at last to be receiving some of their late, lamented due.

Pentagram first came into existence in 1971 in Woodbridge, VA, when singer Bobby Liebling met guitarist/drummer Geof O'Keefe. In the coming months, the duo played with a variety of local musicians, including guitarist John Jennings, bassist Vincent McAllister, and drummer Steve Martin, but by early 1972, McAllister had switched to guitar, O'Keefe took over on drums, and Greg Mayne joined on bass guitar. This lineup of Liebling, McAllister, Mayne, and O'Keefe would remain intact for the next six years, and though they occasionally performed under different names, including Virgin Death, Stone Bunny, and Macabre (the last of which graced their first single, "Be Forewarned," in 1972), they always inevitably returned to Pentagram. Another element of stability was their musical direction, which never strayed too far from the distorted psychedelic hard rock of heavy metal pioneers like Blue Cheer and the Groundhogs. A set of independent 7" recordings, "Human Hurricane" and "When the Screams Come" (this last was never released) preceded their first live performance on December 15, 1973, by which time a visible Black Sabbath influence had begun to take hold. Second guitarist Randy Palmer joined their ranks mid-1974 and his addition coincided with Pentagram's most prolific period of the decade, including close calls with record deals from both Columbia and Casablanca Records. But by 1976, Palmer was out (briefly replaced by Marty Iverson) and all of the band's professional prospects had dried up, leaving Pentagram to grind to a halt at the end of the year.

Relentless After years of silence, Liebling was finally encouraged to resume his career in mid-1978, when he met a musical soul mate in local drummer Joey Hasselvander, but it wasn't until Halloween 1981 that Pentagram was truly brought back from the dead. By then, Hasselvander had joined a new group called Death Row, which featured a young, Black Sabbath-obsessed guitarist named Victor Griffin. When Liebling stopped by for a jam, creative sparks flew almost immediately and with the addition of bassist Martin Swaney, the group officially assumed the Pentagram name once again. More years of hard work playing in clubs and composing new material followed, but in 1985, Pentagram finally recorded a full-length, self-titled debut (minus Hasselvander, who was replaced at the last minute by drummer Stuart Rose). Later retitled Relentless, the record may have been dedicated to Blue Cheer, but its contents owed an almost singular stylistic debt to Black Sabbath and along with its even more accomplished 1987 successor Day of Reckoning, it helped set the stage for the looming doom metal movement. Not fast enough for Pentagram to capitalize, however, and following another lengthy hiatus, a new contract from Peaceville Records finally led to another comeback via 1994's Be Forewarned LP (featuring a reinstated Hasselvander). But the musical climate of the time was very unfriendly to heavy metal of any kind, and the doom scene had never managed to coalesce as expected, leading Pentagram to another, seemingly final breakup.
Review Your Choices Then in 1998, a clandestine, unauthorized collection of early Pentagram demos and live bootlegs, entitled Human Hurricane, was unexpectedly released, prompting Liebling and Hasselvander to take action. Both 1999's Review Your Choices and 2001's Sub-Basement combined new compositions with updated versions of the band's ancient classics and featured Hasselvander playing every instrument. The controversy also sparked greater interest in Pentagram's music and its substantial impact on the heavy metal genre, culminating in the priceless (and this time fully authorized) collection of long-lost '70s recordings entitled First Daze Here (The Vintage Collection). Another compilation, Turn to Stone, arrived later in 2002, compiling material from their Peaceville albums that had gone out of print in the late 90's.
Sunday, October 26 · 6:00 pm

[GR] Byzantine @ The Stache

The Stache Presents:

Byzantine
with Thy Will Be Done, IKILLYA

Doors 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 01 · 5:30 pm

[GR] Oceans Over Earth @ The Stache

Oceans Over Earth
Evac Denied
6 Prong Paw
Anchors Calling

At The Stache inside The Intersection

630 PM Doors
$8adv / $10dos
Tuesday, November 11 · 6:30 pm

[GR] Carcass @ The Intersection
@ The Intersection
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Carcass
Macabre
Exhumed
Noisem

*All Ages* | Doors 6:30pm | Tickets $18adv. / $20 day of

http://www.etix.com
http://www.sectionlive.com
Thursday, November 20 · 6:00 pm

[GR] Arch Enemy & Kreator @ The Intersection
@ The Intersection
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THE INTERSECTION PRESENTS
Arch Enemy
with Kreator Official, Huntress, & Starkill
*All Ages*
Doors 6pm
$24 advance, $28 day of show
Sunday, November 23 · 8:00 pm

[GR] Gwar @ The Interseciton
@ The Intersection
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THE INTERSECTION & WGRD PRESENTS

GWAR
with Corrosion of Conformity and American Sharks

*All Ages*

Doors 8pm

$20.00 advance, $23.00 day of show
Friday, November 28 · 7:00 pm

[DET] Slipknot & Korn @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
@ The Palace Of Auburn Hills, Detroit MI
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Slipknot, Korn, King 810 Hitting Detroit’s Palace of Auburn Hills on November 29th!

More information as it becomes available
Friday, December 05 · 6:00 pm

[DET] SLAYER, Exodus, Suicidal Tendencies @ The Filmore

Slayer band, Exodus, & SUICIDAL TENDENCIES - OFFICIAL at The Filmore in Detroit

Tickets $50-$75