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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.
Slash - Corey Taylor
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Kings of Chaos Featuring Slash, Corey Taylor + More To Play Benefit Concert

are an all-star touring project that features Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour), Glenn Hughes (Black Country Communion) and Steve Stevens along with Velvet Revolver/ex-Guns N' Roses members SlashMatt Sorum and Duff McKagan. Their only North American show of 2013 will be Nov. 18 in Los Angeles at Avalon Hollywood for a benefit gig called 'Tokyo Celebrates the Dolphin.'

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Devil You Know
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Ex-Killswitch Engage Vocalist Howard Jones Resurfaces in Devil You Know

Howard Jones departed Killswitch Engage at the beginning of 2012 and was replaced by the band's original singer Jesse Leach. Now, after rumblings earlier this year of his involvement in a new band, an official announcement has now been made regarding Jones' new outfit.The vocalist has teamed up with All Shall Perish guitarist Francesco Artusato and Devolved drummer John Sankey to form Devil You Know.

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Green Day-Billie Joe Armstrong
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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Teams Up With Norah Jones on ‘Foreverly’ Album

Billie Joe Armstrong has been expanding his artistic horizons recently. He landed a role in the movie 'Like Sunday, Like Rain,' and now the Green Day frontman has recorded an album with singer/songwriter Norah Jones.

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Bad Religion
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Bad Religion Unleash ‘O Come O Come Emmanuel’ From Upcoming Christmas Album

When you think of punk rock, you think rebellion and resisting authority, not traditional Christmas songs like 'White Christmas' and 'O Come All Ye Faithful.' Yet, Bad Religion tackle those classics on the upcoming disc 'Christmas Songs,' set to be released Oct. 29, and you can listen to 'O Come O Come Emmanuel' from the album above.

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Black Sabbath Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi
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Black Sabbath Unleash ‘Loner’ Video From Upcoming Live DVD

It has been a big year for Black Sabbath. The legendary act's long awaited comeback album '13' was released, and they've toured the world in support of it. Their Melbourne, Australia shows from this past spring were recorded for the ‘Black Sabbath: Live…Gathered in Their Masses’ DVD, set for a Nov. 26 release ,and the live video for 'Loner' has now been unveiled (watch above).

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Lars Ulrich
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Lars Ulrich Wants Metallica to Tour With U2 and Green Day

Metallica, U2 and Green Day are three of the biggest bands in the world in different genres. Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich reveals in a new interview that he'd like the three titans to team up for a tour, and apparently the other bands could be up for it, as well.

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Motorhead Music
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Motorhead’s Lemmy Says He’s OK Healthwise, But Mikkey Dee Urges Him to ‘Take Care of Yourself’

The release of a new album is always a time of excitement for a band's fans. In Motorhead's case, that's especially true with their latest effort 'Aftershock,' because of Lemmy Kilmister's health issues. Fans are happy not just because the album's release is imminent (Oct. 22), but also because the legendary frontman is still ticking after taking a licking this year.

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