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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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Black Sabbath Unveil Album Artwork for ’13′ and Tease New Song

Black Sabbath's '13' album has primarily been something for metalheads to converse about over the last few months, but now we're getting our first glimpses of the band's highly anticipated release, as the group has just revealed the album artwork and offered up a song snippet, as well.

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Young Guns’ ‘Bones’ Chosen as ‘Wrestlemania 29′ Theme Song

Young Guns continue to see new opportunities arise as their hit song 'Bones' finds new fans by the day. The former chart-topper has now been chosen as one of the official theme songs for WWE's 'WrestleMania 29,' which is set to take place this coming Sunday (April 7). The event will air live on pay-per-view at 7PM ET from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

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Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda Spotlights Music for Relief Organization’s Efforts in Haiti

Linkin Park are one of the top bands when it comes to giving back via charitable efforts, as their Music for Relief organization has helped get communities around the world back on their feet after natural disasters. Giving their fans a more tangible idea of what Music for Relief does, the band's latest video follows Mike Shinoda as he travels to Haiti.

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Rob Zombie Rallies Fans to Help ‘House of 1000 Corpses’ Actress Karen Black’s Cancer Battle

Rob Zombie has put the call out for help, as one of his 'House of 1,000 Corpses' cast members is in serious need. The director is rallying his fans to support actress Karen Black as she receives much needed medical treatment to fight ampullary cancer.

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Stone Sour Unveil New Track ‘Gravesend’ and ‘House of Gold & Bones’ Comic Trailer

Let the pummeling commence! Stone Sour are giving us another taste of their 'House of Gold & Bones Part 2' album by offering up the preview track 'Gravesend' ahead of the disc's April 9 release. In addition, they're also teasing their forthcoming 'House of Gold & Bones' comic with a new trailer for the release.

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Evanescence’s Troy McLawhorn Filling in for Sevendust Guitarist Clint Lowery on Tour

Sevendust guitarist Clint Lowery is taking a step back from the road temporarily, but the band has moved quickly to fill the void, selecting Evanescence's Troy McLawhorn to sit in on guitar during Lowery's absence. The Sevendust rocker is taking the time away to be at home with his lovely wife Tara as they await the birth of their daughter. This will be the couple's second child. They wed in 2010 and already have a son, born the same year.

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Anthrax Rock AC/DC’s ‘T.N.T.’ With Special Guest Slash in Los Angeles

Who doesn't love a good fist-pumping metal anthem? Anthrax have been enjoying rocking out to AC/DC's 'T.N.T.' while on tour, promoting their recently released version from the new 'Anthems' covers EP. But Wednesday (March 27) in Los Angeles, the veteran metallers offered a warm welcome to special guest Slash for their performance.

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Stone Sour Unveil ‘Do Me a Favor’ Animated Video

Ever since Stone Sour unveiled the trailer in late February for 'Do Me a Favor,' fans have been not-so-patiently waiting to find out what the full vividly artistic clip would end up being. As it turns out, frontman Corey Taylor and company have incorporated several of the characters from the 'House of Gold & Bones Part 2' concept album into the animated narrative for the clip.

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