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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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The Pretty Reckless to Headline Relaunched 2014 SnoCore Tour

From 1996 to 2010 SnoCore was a winter staple, celebrating music and winter sports simultaneously. After a two year absence, SnoCore is coming back in 2014. The Pretty Reckless will be the headliners, with other bands including , The Letter Black and Crobot also playing.

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Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals Unleash Video for ‘Ugly Mug’

Pantera legend Philip Anselmo released his debut solo album, 'Walk Through Exits Only,' with his backing band the Illegals earlier this year. More music from the band was unveiled at Anselmo's inaugural Housecore Horror and Music Festival held in October in Austin, Texas. Now, the video for 'Ugly Mug,' one of the two songs from that recent 10 inch release, has been unveiled via Revolver (watch above).

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Iron Maiden
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Armed Robbers Break Into Bahamas Home of Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris

Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris splits his time between Los Angeles and the Bahamas, and a house on his Cable Beach property was recently broken into by armed robbers. The incident happened in the early morning hours of Nov. 29, when a group of men sawed through chains on the front gate of a home on the property that was being used as an office and storage facility.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield Jams With Kids at Rockin’ the Bay Benefit Concert

James Hetfield has been a long time supporter of Little Kids Rock, an organization which provides music instruction and instruments to public schools. The Metallica frontman was honored with the charity's inaugural 'Livin' the Dream Award' at their annual Rockin' the Bay Benefit Concert in Menlo Park, Calif., over the weekend, and Hetfield performed "Enter Sandman" with some of the kids during the event (watch the videos below).

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Scott Ian Reveals Anthrax Have Seven Songs Arranged for New Album

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian has started a new blog on his official site, and his first post is definitely newsworthy. He covers several different topics, but the one that will make Anthrax fans most excited is they have been working on several new songs.

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