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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.
Kirk Hammett
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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Rocks Fear FestEvil With Exodus and Death Angel

One of the perks of staging your own event is having the ability to drop in on your favorite bands during the festivities, and that's exactly what Metallica's Kirk Hammett did at the inaugural Fear FestEvil horror and music event in San Francisco.

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Lacuna Coil Unleash New Song ‘Nothing Stands in Our Way’

Lacuna Coil are ready to rock your world again as the band ramps up promotion of their forthcoming album, 'Broken Crown Halo.' The Italian rockers have just unleashed the first taste of the new disc in the form of the song 'Nothing Stands in Our Way' (which can be heard in the player below).

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Volbeat
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Volbeat Unleash ‘Lonesome Rider’ Video

Volbeat are taking the idea of 'Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies' to a new extreme, with the ultimate shady character appearing in their new video for 'Lonesome Rider.' The clip finds a young woman crossing paths with the Grim Reaper out on the Western plains.

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As I Lay Dying
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Tim Lambesis’ Austrian Death Machine Finalize Release Details for ‘Triple Brutal’

The road to releasing a new album for Austrian Death Machine has been a little bumpier than what most acts endure. That’s due in part to the ongoing legal matters of frontman Tim Lambesis, who is awaiting trial on charges that he allegedly solicited a hitman to kill his estranged wife. But despite the legal concerns, Lambesis' latest album with Austrian Death Machine will finally arrive this spring.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News, Videos
Korn
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Korn Take on NSA Spying, Pop Culture Obsession + More With ‘Spike in My Veins’ Video

 

Korn have never shied away from using the musical platform to make a statement. In their new video for 'Spike in My Veins,' the band takes their concerns over what currently passes for news overtaking deeper issues like the government invading our privacy and addresses it head on.

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Lars Ulrich Kirk Hammett
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Lars Ulrich: New Metallica Album Will Arrive Sometime in the Next 6 Years

Metallica are taking steps toward a new album, but it still promises to be a lengthy process in completing the effort. Drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammett tell Rolling Stone that the band is still in the infancy of working on new music.

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