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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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Hellyeah Offer Free Download of New Single ‘Cross To Bier’

Hellyeah are getting the ball rolling on their new album 'Blood for Blood' and they're ready to give you a taste. The band has just announced that fans can get their new single, 'Cross to Bier (Cradle of Bones)' by simply offering up their email address to join the band's mailing list.

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Angela Gossow on Leaving Arch Enemy: ‘I Had to Turn a Page’

To say it's been a big week in the history of Arch Enemy is an understatement. Earlier this week, frontwoman Angela Gossow revealed she was stepping down from the band, passing the torch to former Agonist vocalist Alissa White-Gluz. Gossow, who will transition into more of a behind-the-scenes roll, has allowed news of her departure to sink in and is now thanking fans for their tremendous support.

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Former Ozzy Osbourne Bassist Bob Daisley Reveals Unheard Randy Rhoads Recordings

Today (March 19) marks the 32nd anniversary of the death of Ozzy Osbourne guitar great Randy Rhoads and his onetime bandmate, Bob Daisley, has offered up his own special tribute online. Daisley has posted a Q&A about the seven hours of audio tapes that he recorded during the writing and recording sessions for the 'Blizzard of Ozz' and 'Diary of a Madman' albums. On top of that, he's also shared some previously unheard studio snippets from those recordings.

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Chevelle Offer New Insight Into ‘La Gargola’ Album – Exclusive Video Premiere

We're just a few weeks away from April 1, and Chevelle are anxiously awaiting the release of their 'La Gargola' album. In the lead up to the disc, Chevelle have teamed with Loudwire to give viewers a second glimpse inside the recording studio as they were completing work on the new disc.

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Corey Taylor, Halestorm + More Salute Ronnie James Dio in Los Angeles

The late great Ronnie James Dio may have passed in 2010, but his spirit, his legacy and the work he started still loomed large at the 3rd Annual Ronnie James Dio Awards in Los Angeles on Monday night.

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Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails Make Nice After Past Grievances

As we reported over the weekend, Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden are joining forces for a co-headlining 2014 North American summer tour, but it wasn't that long ago that frontmen Trent Reznor and Chris Cornell were not on the best of terms.

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Zakk Wylde’s Pelham Blue Bullseye Les Paul Guitar Stolen in Chicago

Guitar great Zakk Wylde is missing one of the tools of his trade, and it's a special one at that. The Black Label Society leader's prized Pelham Blue Bullseye Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar was stolen during a tour stop in Chicago, and a police investigation into the theft is now under way.

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Former Nirvana Drummer Chad Channing Joining Band in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Update: Chad Channing will not be entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the other members of Nirvana. Read about why there was confusion in our latest story on the matter.

While many recognize Nirvana as Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl, the band actually had other members along the way, and one of those members will join Nirvana when they're inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year.

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Watch Soundgarden Perform ‘Superunknown’ in Its Entirety at 2014 SXSW iTunes Festival

Soundgarden may be back as a fully functioning, modern act releasing new tunes, but the legendary group opted for a bit of nostalgia Thursday night (March 13) in Austin, Texas. As promised, the band delivered their 1994 classic 'Superunknown' in full to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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