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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.
Lemmy Kilmister
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Motorhead Urge Fans Not to Worry About Lemmy Kilmister’s Health After Shortened Wacken Set

After having to cut their set short on Aug. 2 at Germany's Wacken Festival due to Lemmy Kilmister's health, Motorhead have urged fans not to worry about the frontman. Guitarist Phil Campbell has even told fans to ignore rumors perpetuated by "a--hole tweeters."  

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Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Motorhead Announce Track List for ‘Aftershock’

Even though Motorhead had to cancel their summer European concert dates due to frontman Lemmy Kilmister's health issues, the band is still on track to release their latest album 'Aftershock' this fall and have unveiled the track listing (see below). The band's 21st studio album was produced by Cameron Webb (Pennywise).

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Avenged Sevenfold M. Shadows
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones and Ghost B.C. to Embark on Fall 2013 U.S. Tour

It's been a busy news day for Avenged Sevenfold fans. Earlier, the band unveiled the full version of their new single 'Hail to the King,' and now they have announced an October tour of the United States with Deftones and Ghost B.C.

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Brad Barket, Getty Images

Beastie Boys’ Mike D Resurfaces With New Music

Mike D of Beastie Boys has emerged with some new music, the first released since the death of his bandmate Adam Yauch (MCA) last year. He was commissioned by the fashion company Kenzo to compose a piece for their Spring/Summer 2014 show. The result is 'Humberto Vs the New Reactionaries (Christine and the Queens Remix).' Listen to the 10 minute track below.

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