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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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Korn, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch and More to Play 2014 Rock USA Festival

You'll want to start booking travel for Wisconsin this summer. That's because the lineup for this year's Rock USA festival has been unveiled and it definitely rocks. The event, which will be held July 16-19 at Ford Festival Park in Oshkosh, Wis., features such big name acts as Korn, Slayer, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch and more.

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Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins Unveils New Band The Birds of Satan

As Foo Fighters fans anxiously await the band's next album, drummer Taylor Hawkins is keeping busy with another side project band. He's formed the Birds of Satan with bassist Wile Hodgden and guitarist Mick Murphy, who are also in his cover band Chevy Metal. Their self-titled debut album will be released April 15. Watch a trailer for the album below.

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Chino Moreno Taking Year Off From Deftones While He Focuses on ††† (Crosses)

The release date for  (Crosses) self-titled debut album is tomorrow (Feb. 11), and you can listen to a full stream of the album via Pitchfork. In a new interview, ††† vocalist Chino Moreno talked about the status of Deftones, and also about the loss of his bandmate Chi Cheng.

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In This Moment Ready To Work on New Album After Inking Major-Label Deal

In This Moment advanced to the proverbial next level with 2012's 'Blood,' and now they are ready to continue their ascent. The band wrapped up the 'Blood' tour cycle last night (Feb. 4), and guitarist Chris Howorth reveals in a new interview that the band is ready to hit the studio later this month to start work on the follow-up.

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Folk Rocker Writes Song About Megadeth Frontman Dave Mustaine

Back in the '90s, Robert Rolfe Feddersen was the singer of a band called Loudmouth. These days, he's a folk rock singer who will be releasing the album 'American Loser' on Feb. 25. One of the songs on the album is 'Dave's Lament,' a track Feddersen wrote about .

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Sevendust Announce ‘Time Travelers & Bonfires’ Acoustic Album and Tour

Last year, Sevendust embarked on a crowdfunding campaign to record an acoustic album. According to their PledgeMusic page, more than 2700 people have contributed, and they have exceeded their goal by more than 60 percent with more than two months remaining. Now, more details have been revealed about the project.

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