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Chad has been writing about music since the mid '90s in genres ranging from mainstream pop to extreme metal. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and websites across the globe. He's currently the heavy metal editor for About.com and contributes to many other publications. Chad has worked in radio for more than a quarter century and resides in Charlotte.
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Avenged Sevenfold Members Guest on Machine Gun Kelly Track

Rap/metal collaborations have been common since Anthrax and Public Enemy teamed up for 'Bring the Noise.' Now, Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M. Shadows and guitarist Synyster Gates have lent their talents to a new song by hip-hop artist Machine Gun Kelly.

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Stone Sour Corey Taylor
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Corey Taylor Talks About His Near Involvement in Anthrax’s ‘Worship Music’

In a recent interview with Radio Metal, Slipknot / Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor recalls the time he was asked to contribute vocals to Anthrax's critically acclaimed 2011 album 'Worship Music' prior to the thrash metal veterans' reunion with singer Joey Belladonna.

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Bill Ward
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Bill Ward Hopes for Return to Black Sabbath

The year of 2012 was supposed to find a reunited Black Sabbath playing festivals all over the world. But due to guitarist Tony Iommi's battle with cancer and drummer Bill Ward's absence because of a contract dispute, they only played three shows, all minus the band's original stickman.

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Tommy Lee Sued Over Roller Coaster Drum Design

Motley Crue shows are made even more entertaining by the antics of drummer Tommy Lee.  For many male fans, tops on the list is the portion of the show where Lee encourages ladies to show a certain part of their anatomy on camera. Right behind that is Lee's roller coaster drum solo. However, that drum design is now part of a lawsuit.

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Pearl Jam, Queens of the Stone Age + A Perfect Circle to Play Lollapalooza Brazil and Chile

The lineups for the 2013 Lollapalooza festivals in Brazil and Chile have been announced. Lollapalooza Brazil will return to São Paulo's Jockey Club March 29-31, 2013, while Lollapalooza Chile will make its way back to Parque O'Higgins in Santiago April 6-7, 2013.

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