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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.
Queens of the Stone Age at The Brooklyn Masonic Temple
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Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme Says He’d Consider Playing Grammys Again

Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age recently sat down for a fan Q&A with Australia's Fasterlouder.com. Some of the questions he answered (watch above) included the Grammys, the Kyuss lawsuit, the possibility of another Desert Sessions album and his favorite ice cream flavor.

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Guns N Roses - Kiss
Jason Merrit, Getty Images / Paul Kane, Getty Images

Government Intervention Puts Guns N’ Roses + KISS-Led Hell & Heaven Festival in Doubt

Up to 80,000 fans were expected for the Hell & Heaven Metal Fest coming up March 15 and 16 just outside Mexico City. However, the event, which features KISS, Guns N’ Roses, Twisted Sister, Rob Zombie, Testament and Opeth, is in doubt after being stopped by the Mexican state government. However, the organizers say the festival will go on as planned.

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The Winery Dogs
The Winery Dogs

The Winery Dogs to Stage ‘Dog Camp’ for Musicians This Summer

The Winery Dogs are giving musicians of all ages and skill levels the chance to go to music camp with them. Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan and Richie Kotzen will conduct Dog Camp July 21-25 at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, N.Y. Portnoy gives a sneak preview in the above video.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News, Videos

Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins Unveils New Band The Birds of Satan

As Foo Fighters fans anxiously await the band's next album, drummer Taylor Hawkins is keeping busy with another side project band. He's formed the Birds of Satan with bassist Wile Hodgden and guitarist Mick Murphy, who are also in his cover band Chevy Metal. Their self-titled debut album will be released April 15. Watch a trailer for the album below.

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