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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.
Finch
Tragic Hero Records

Finch Reunion to Continue With New Studio Album, Warped Tour Dates

It started with a few home state shows to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their 'What It Is to Burn' album. From there, more shows and a live album followed. And now Finch's reunion is proving to be more than a one-off nostalgia-based thing as the band has revealed that a new album is coming this year.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News, Videos
Arch Enemy
YouTube

Arch Enemy Put the Spotlight on New Lineup in ‘War Eternal’ Video

Arch Enemy are wasting no time in getting their fans acclimated to the surprising vocalist switch that they revealed earlier this week. Longtime frontwoman Angela Gossow left the band, with The Agonist's Alissa White-Gluz taking over on vocals. Here, White-Gluz makes her video debut with t

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News, Videos
Hellyeah
Eleven Seven Music

Hellyeah’s Vinnie Paul Talks ‘Blood for Blood’ Album, Band Brotherhood + Lineup Change

When history is revisited, this will be one of the key periods for Hellyeah. The band has undergone a lineup change, necessitated by their musical vision, and they've come out of the studio with the 'Blood for Blood' album, one of their most cohesive records to date.

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Iggy Pop Scott Asheton
Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images

Iggy Pop Reflects on Scott Asheton, Discusses Stooges Status

The music world is mourning the death of legendary Stooges drummer Scott Asheton, and perhaps no one more so than his longtime musical partner and Stooges frontman Iggy Pop. The iconic rocker, who revealed Asheton's death over the weekend, took the time to reflect on his history with Asheton and his plans moving forward in an open letter penned at RollingStone.com.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Lzzy and Arejay Hale
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Discusses Ronnie James Dio, Her Metal Upbringing + New Album Progress

Lzzy Hale and her cohorts in Halestorm recently covered Dio's 'Straight Through the Heart' for the new Ronnie James Dio 'This Is Your Life' tribute album and the band had a chance to perform their rendition live at the 3rd Annual Ronnie James Dio Awards Monday night (March 17) in Los Angeles.

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Chevelle Pete Loeffler
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Chevelle Unleash New Song ‘Hunter Eats Hunter’

Chevelle are still a few weeks away from releasing their 'La Gargola' album, but it's shaping up to be a killer record. The band has already released their rapidly rising single, 'Take Out the Gunman,' and now they're giving fans a taste of a new track called 'Hunter Eats Hunter.'

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Bob Daisley Randy Rhoads
BobDaisley.com / Paul Natkin, Getty Images

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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Pantera
Paul Natkin Archive

Pantera Encourage Fans to Participate in ‘Covers From Hell’ Competition

Most metalheads love Pantera, and there's a pretty good possibility that the band's music has likely motivated many fans to pick up an instrument and try to replicate some of the legendary group's songs. With that in mind, Pantera are now encouraging their fans to take part in a Pantera covers competition.

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James Hetfield Billie Joe Armstrong
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire / Christopher Polk, Getty Images

James Hetfield + Billie Joe Armstrong Headline San Francisco’s ‘Acoustic 4 a Cure’ Benefit

Metallica frontman James Hetfield and Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong will lead the talent lineup at the upcoming pediatric cancer benefit 'Acoustic 4 a Cure' in San Francisco. The event will take place Thursday, May 15 at The Fillmore in San Francisco, with the proceeds from the show going to the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.

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