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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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Charles Epting for Loudwire
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Buckcherry to Release Greatest Hits Album

On the heels of their latest studio album 'Confessions,' which was released earlier this year, California rockers Buckcherry will be unleashing their first greatest hits album. 'The Best of Buckcherry' will be in stores on Oct. 29. Pre-orders of the album are available here.

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Sepultura
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Sepultura Unveil New Song ‘The Age of the Atheist,’ Announce Fall North American Tour

The title of the upcoming album (set to be released Oct. 29) from veteran Brazilian metal act Sepultura is a mouthful: 'The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart.' Now, the band has unleashed the first single from the album, 'The Age of the Atheist' (listen above) via Metal Hammer.

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Black Sabbath - Green Day
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire
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Black Sabbath, Green Day, 30 Seconds to Mars + More Nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards

In the United Stated, MTV has the annual VMAs. In Europe, the music channel has the EMAs, and this year's nominations have just been announced. Among the contenders are Black Sabbath, Green Day, Queens of the Stone Age and Linkin Park.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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Green Day’s ‘¡Cuatro!’ Documentary To Be Released on DVD and iTunes

After screenings earlier this year at events including the Aspen X Games, South by Southwest and the Newport Film Festival, Green Day's documentary ‘¡Cuatro!’ will be released Sept. 24 on DVD and via iTunes. Watch the trailer above.

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Slash
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Slash on Pop Star Fergie Naming Her Baby Boy Axl: ‘I Think It’s Really Cool’

Last month, Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie and her actor husband Josh Duhamel announced that they had named their son Axl. It's not a very common name, and Fergie has said she's a big Guns N’ Roses fan, meaning the kid was likely named after Axl Rose. This week, TMZ caught up with Slash and asked him his thoughts on the name (watch video above).

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