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Chad Childers

Chad Childers has been a music lover since his parents dragged him along to an Aerosmith/Bachman Turner Overdrive show as an infant. His love of music turned into a career in the mid-90s when he left a job in the Midwest as a librarian and moved to California to intern for Westwood One Radio. That led to work researching for Casey Kasem's countdown shows, writing and producing the alternative and active rock-related prep services SpinFax, The Fax, and Rip, Read and Rock as well as doing interviews across all music and entertainment formats.
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Guns N’ Roses Unveil Promotional Trailer for 2014 Las Vegas Residency

"They … Are … Back!" And that essentially spells out what you need to know about Guns N' Roses and their plans for a second Las Vegas residency. Those three words ring heavy at the beginning of their new trailer for the 'No Trickery! An Evening of Destruction' run of dates.

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Newsted Bow Out of February + March Gigs

Newsted were planning to travel to return to the road for new dates, including a stint on Australia's famed Soundwave Festival, but according to a new posting from frontman Jason Newsted, those shows will not be happening. Newsted confirmed the rumored cancellations of their scheduled February and March dates.

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Lamb of God Members, Anthrax’s Charlie Benante Headline ‘That Metal Show’ Episode

You'll want to make plans Saturday night (Feb. 22) to check out VH1 Classic's 'That Metal Show.' The latest episode finds Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine sitting down for a chat with Lamb of God's Randy Blythe and Chris Adler to promote their new DVD 'As the Palaces Burn,' while Anthrax's Charlie Benante is on hand to show off some of his drum skills leading in and out of commercial breaks.

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Halestorm + Corey Taylor Lead Performance Lineup for 3rd Annual Ronnie James Dio Awards

The late Ronnie James Dio's impact was far reaching, as evidenced not only by the upcoming tribute album that's coming this year but also by the talent lineup on hand for the 3rd Annual Ronnie James Dio Awards Gala. Let's start with Halestorm and Corey Taylor, who will be rocking the stage at this year's event in Hollywood, Calif.

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Anthrax’s Scott Ian Reflects on Cliff Burton’s Death During Chris Jericho Podcast

Metallica and Anthrax are not only part of 'The Big 4,' but also came up through the metal ranks at the same time. Their shared history dates back to the '80s, and sadly Anthrax were there with Metallica during the most traumatic and tragic event of their early career -- the death of bassist Cliff Burton.

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