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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.
Slipknot
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Corey Taylor on Next Slipknot Album: ‘There’s an Excitement That We Haven’t Felt in a While’

Corey Taylor remains committed to finishing out the touring and promotion of his ambitious Stone Sour double-disc 'House of Gold & Bones,' but he's also started digging in on the next Slipknot album.

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Metallica Kirk Hammett
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Kirk Hammett Discusses Metallica Album Plans + ‘Through the Never’ Reaction

Metallica put their all into the 'Metallica Through the Never' 3D film last year and from what the band wanted out of the movie creatively it was a success, but the box office returns for the movie were definitely under what was anticipated. Guitarist Kirk Hammett has now spoken about the response to the film in a new interview.

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Black Sabbath Jared Leto Steven Tyler
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire / Alberto E. Rodriguez / Theo Wargo, Getty Images

Black Sabbath, Jared Leto + Steven Tyler Among 2014 Grammy Presenters

We know that Metallica, Queens of the Stone Age, Nine Inch Nails and Dave Grohl will be among the hard rock community representation performing at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, but there's a few more rockers that will also appear during the telecast. Black Sabbath, Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto and Aerosmith's Steven Tyler will be among those presenting awards at the ceremony.

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Foo Fighters
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Foo Fighters Rumored to Be Recording New Album in Multiple Locations

A change of scenery can often be good for a band when recording their new music, but is it possible that Foo Fighters are taking that idea to levels that no band has done before? Rumors are flying that the unique way in which the band is recording their new album is by laying down each individual track in a different recording studio.

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Shinedown Brent Smith Zach Myers
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Shinedown’s Brent Smith + Zach Myers Unleashing Acoustic Covers EP

The cover song is a big part of many band's repertoire and Shinedown's Brent Smith and Zach Myers recently teamed up to lay down several acoustic covers of their favorite songs. The result is a new EP titled '(ACOUSTIC SESSIONS)' that will be released under the moniker Smith + Myers via iTunes and at all digital retailers on Jan. 28.

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