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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.
Beastie Boys
Bryan Bedder, Getty Images

Beastie Boys Moniker Will Not Grace Famous Manhattan Intersection

There's no denying the mutual love between the Beastie Boys and New York's five boroughs, but despite the close relationship will there will not be a "Beastie Boys Square" in Manhattan just yet. Beasties fan LeRoy McCarthy had petitioned to have the intersection of Ludlow and Rivington co-named "Beastie Boys Square," but a Manhattan community board voted Wednesday (Jan. 29) to deny the request.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Courtney Love
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Courtney Love to Launch YouTube Web Series, Comments on Twitter Trial + Dave Grohl

Anyone who's followed Courtney Love over the years, whether it be through news stories or keeping up with her social networking, knows that the Hole singer is not afraid to speak her mind. Now comes word that Love has found another outlet for expressing her thoughts as she's launching a new web series via her YouTube Channel.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News, Videos
Sharon Osbourne Food Fight
Kevin Mazur, WireImage, Getty Images

Sharon Osbourne’s Food Fight Leads to Firing of Pop Star’s Manager

When will people learn … DO NOT MESS WITH SHARON OSBOURNE! The famous rock manager and Osbourne matriarch was embroiled in an argument at a Grammy week event with fellow music manager Jordan Feldstein that led to Osbourne throwing a plate of food at Feldstein.

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Category: Articles, News, Rock
3 Years Hollow
Imagen Records / Photo by Wade Spencer

3 Years Hollow, ‘For Life’ (featuring Clint Lowery) – Exclusive Song Premiere

Get ready to rock out with Quad Cities upstarts 3 Years Hollow. The band has been in the studio working on their debut full length album 'The Cracks' with Sevendust's Clint Lowery producing and they're giving fans a taste of the upcoming disc by exclusively premiering the song 'For Life' here at Loudwire.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Taking Back Sunday The Used
Neilson Barnard / Theo Wargo, Getty Images

Taking Back Sunday + The Used Team Up for Spring 2014 Co-Headlining Tour

Taking Back Sunday and The Used will team up for what promises to be a hard-rocking tour this spring. The two bands both have new albums en route and this will be the first major North American run for each supporting their upcoming releases.

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Zakk Wylde
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

Black Label Society Unveil Dates for 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Tour

Black Label Society fans can now start making their plans to see the band in concert this spring. The group were recently named as headliners of the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods Tour, and now the dates for that trek have been revealed.

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Michael Sweet
PFA Media / Photo by: Tina Eros

Michael Sweet, ‘The Cause’ – Lyric Video Premiere

It's a busy time for Stryper frontman Michael Sweet! Not only is the band's 2013 disc 'No More Hell To Pay' doing well, but Sweet is also prepping for a new solo album and book. Getting a jump on the new disc, Sweet is premiering the lyric video for 'The Cause' via Loudwire and Noisecreep (watch above).

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Avenged Sevenfold Rob Zombie Five Finger Death Punch Kid Rock
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com, Charles Epting, Loudwire / Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com / Leon Halip, Getty Images

Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, 5FDP + Kid Rock Headline 2014 Carolina Rebellion Festival

The 2014 Carolina Rebellion festival is returning to the Rock City Campgrounds at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. this May with an all-star lineup of hard rock and metal's finest. Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch and Kid Rock head up the two-day event.

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Black Sabbath
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

Black Sabbath Optimistic About Another Album

Black Sabbath have been fairly non-committal about their next album, choosing to be cautious rather than pinning down specific plans, but those hoping for more music after the '13' success story can get a little excited about comments they made at the Grammy Awards, where they won the trophy for Best Metal Performance ('God Is Dead?').

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