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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.
Axl Rose
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Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose Offers More Serious Take on Danish Giraffe Killing

Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose has made headlines in recent weeks for his humorous takes via social networking to a pair of controversies - the Red Hot Chili Peppers Super Bowl performance and the killing of a baby male giraffe in Copenhagen. However, it's the latter subject matter that still puzzles Rose and has moved him to write again, albeit in a more serious tone this time.

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Anthrax’s Scott Ian Reflects on Cliff Burton’s Death During Chris Jericho Podcast

Metallica and Anthrax are not only part of 'The Big 4,' but also came up through the metal ranks at the same time. Their shared history dates back to the '80s, and sadly Anthrax were there with Metallica during the most traumatic and tragic event of their early career -- the death of bassist Cliff Burton.

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Newsted
Chophouse Records

Newsted, ‘… As the Crow Flies’ – Exclusive Video Premiere

Newsted are digging deeper into their 'Heavy Metal Music' album, with '… As the Crow Flies' being chosen as the next single. The group recently completed a video for the track and Loudwire is proud to bring you the exclusive premiere of the clip.

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Dave Lombardo Blasts Ex-Bandmates for Slayer Ouster + Behavior at Jeff Hanneman’s Memorial

To say that the split between Slayer and drummer Dave Lombardo is contentious might be a bit of an understatement. The skinbeater says in a new interview with Planet Mosh that the situation that led to his ousting could have been "an easy fix," but instead he now has a "non-existent" relationship with his former bandmates, calling their treatment of him "sickening." Additionally, Lombardo criticizes frontman Tom Araya's absence from Jeff Hanneman's memorial and the "self-centered stories" guitarist Kerry King shared during the service.

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That Metal Show

Alter Bridge’s Myles Kennedy + Mark Tremonti Headline ‘That Metal Show’ Episode

It's been a big year for Alter Bridge, as evidenced by the band's strong showing in the recent Loudwire Music Awards. This weekend they'll take their next turn in the spotlight, as frontman Myles Kennedy and guitarist Mark Tremonti drop by VH1 Classic's 'That Metal Show.'

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Hellyeah Without Greg Tribbett and Bob Zilla
Eleven Seven Music

Hellyeah Part Ways With Guitarist and Bassist as New Album Details Revealed

Hellyeah will have a different look the next time you see them as two of the band's members have exited the group. Blabbermouth reports that guitarist Greg Tribbett and bassist Bob "Zilla" Kakaha have parted ways with the band, with Bloodsimple's Kyle Sanders being selected to take over for Kakaha on bass.

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