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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.
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Alice in Chains Pleasantly Surprised by Success of ‘Hollow’ Single

Alice in Chains are back at the top of the charts, but even they are surprised by the success that 'Hollow' has given them. Singer-guitarist Jerry Cantrell admits that the song isn't exactly they type of track that usually elicits such a reaction from radio and the fans.

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Wolfgang Van Halen Building Own Name With Tremonti + Van Halen

Wolfgang Van Halen is coming into his own these days, emerging from the family business to show off his wicked bass skills as a now permanent member of Tremonti, the band led by Creed / Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti.

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Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose: ‘For Me There Hasn’t Been a Way to Make Any Type of Reunion Work’

There have been plenty of offers over the years, but Axl Rose has stuck to his "guns," pun intended, and has resisted the lure of a big payday to reunite with the classic lineup of Guns N' Roses. In a new interview with Adelaide Now, the GN'R singer says he's been thankful for the support shown to him by the fans over the years and he shares his thoughts on the idea of bands, his included, reuniting.

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Stone Sour’s Corey Taylor Offers Track-by-Track Perspective on ‘House of Gold & Bones, Part 2′

Stone Sour have given us part of the story with 'House of Gold & Bones Part 1,' and soon we'll be able to finish the story with the 'House of Gold & Bones Part 2' disc. Giving fans an idea of what's to come, frontman Corey Taylor has offered a track-by-track commentary on the upcoming disc.

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Alice in Chains, Deftones + Smashing Pumpkins Playing 2013 Beale Street Music Festival

Memphis has a great musical tradition and rock music will definitely be on display as part of the Beale Street Music Festival. Alice in Chains, the Black Keys and Smashing Pumpkins have been selected as the headliners for the three-day music weekend.

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New Book ‘The Merciless Book of Metal Lists’ Counts Down the Best and Worst of Metal

Lists … we all love them as it sparks debate about whose opinion counts the most, and there may be no more opinionated music fans than those who love metal. So, this April, there's sure to be plenty of arguments coming between metalheads as 'The Merciless Book of Metal Lists' arrives in bookstores everywhere.

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Scott Weiland Responds to Termination From Stone Temple Pilots

Scott Weiland is now weighing in with his own official response to today's news that he has been fired from Stone Temple Pilots. The vocalist stated as recently as yesterday that all was still good with his longtime band, telling Rolling Stone, "STP has not broken up. I haven't quit. I haven't been fired." He even added that they were talking about when they wanted to tour again.

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Gives His First Post-Rehab Interview to Rolling Stone

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong is about to re-enter the music world with a spring tour and an appearance at Austin's South by Southwest on the schedule next month, but the rocker, fresh from a rehab stint, is now speaking about the issues that forced him to seek treatment and leave the touring life last fall.

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Papa Roach Announce 2013 ‘The Connection’ Headlining Tour

Papa Roach are fresh off a tour with Stone Sour, and now they're ready to take the headlining spot all for themselves with 'The Connection' tour. The trek will also feature Escape the Fate and Otherwise burning up stages across the United States.

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