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Chad Bowar

Chad has been writing about music since the mid '90s in genres ranging from mainstream pop to extreme metal. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and websites across the globe. He's currently the heavy metal editor for About.com and contributes to many other publications. Chad has worked in radio for more than a quarter century and resides in Charlotte.
Wolfmother Andrew Stockdale
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Wolfmother Stream Surprise Album ‘New Crown,’ Unveil ‘Heavy Weight’ Video

If Beyonce can release a surprise album, why not ? After splitting the band up last year to go solo, frontman Andrew Stockdale decided to go back to using the Wolfmother name and released their third album 'New Crown' via Bandcamp. You can stream the entire album below.

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Category: Articles, Audio, Rock, Rock News
Korn - Slayer - Rob Zombie
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Korn, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch and More to Play 2014 Rock USA Festival

You'll want to start booking travel for Wisconsin this summer. That's because the lineup for this year's Rock USA festival has been unveiled and it definitely rocks. The event, which will be held July 16-19 at Ford Festival Park in Oshkosh, Wis., features such big name acts as Korn, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch and more.

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Metallica Ozzy Osbourne
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Metallica Join MusiCares MAP Fund Tribute to Ozzy Osbourne

Metallica already have a lot on their plate, but they aren't too busy to help out a worthy cause. They will be performing at the 10th annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert on May 12 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles where their pal Ozzy Osbourne is being saluted.

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Led Zeppelin
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Led Zeppelin To Release Box Set Editions of First Three Albums Remastered by Jimmy Page

Led Zeppelin, one of the most popular and influential rock bands in history, are issuing box sets of their first three albums. Deluxe editions of 'Led Zeppelin,' 'Led Zeppelin II' and 'Led Zeppelin III' will be available June 3 (see artwork above and below). It's the first installment of the planned reissues of all nine of their studio albums.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News

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