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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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Alter Bridge Unleash Single ‘Addicted to Pain’ From Upcoming Album ‘Fortress’

After recently revealing the cover art and track listing for their latest album, 'Fortress,' Alter Bridge have now released the disc's first single, 'Addicted to Pain.' Fans can now get a taste of the material from their fourth album, which set to be released Oct. 8.

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Lemmy Kilmister
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Motorhead Urge Fans Not to Worry About Lemmy Kilmister’s Health After Shortened Wacken Set

After having to cut their set short on Aug. 2 at Germany's Wacken Festival due to Lemmy Kilmister's health, Motorhead have urged fans not to worry about the frontman. Guitarist Phil Campbell has even told fans to ignore rumors perpetuated by "a--hole tweeters."  

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Motorhead Announce Track List for ‘Aftershock’

Even though Motorhead had to cancel their summer European concert dates due to frontman Lemmy Kilmister's health issues, the band is still on track to release their latest album 'Aftershock' this fall and have unveiled the track listing (see below). The band's 21st studio album was produced by Cameron Webb (Pennywise).

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Nine Inch Nails Mastermind Trent Reznor Talks ‘Subversive’ New Album ‘Hesitation Marks’

As Nine Inch Nails prepare to embark on a string of summer festival dates, followed by a full-scale tour in the fall, frontman Trent Reznor recently spoke with the New York Times on a variety of topics.

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Slipknot Drummer’s Scar the Martyr Reveal Touring Lineup, Album Release Date

Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison's new band  will release their self-titled debut Oct. 1 via Roadrunner Records (watch teaser video above). The highly anticipated album was recorded at Sound Farm Studios in Des Moines, Iowa, and produced by Rhys Fulber (Rob Zombie, Fear Factory).

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Metallica Post Official Video Recap of ‘Secret’ Comic-Con Show

When Metallica were in San Diego last week to promote their upcoming 3D movie 'Metallica Through the Never,' they also played a 'secret' show at the Spreckels Theatre that night (July 19). They have now posted an official video recap of that gig (watch above).

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