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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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Black Sabbath’s ‘War Pigs’ Featured in Trailer for ’300: Rise of an Empire’

You may have seen a TV ad (watch above) for the upcoming movie '300: Rise of an Empire' and heard a familiar song. It's Black Sabbath's classic tune 'War Pigs.' The track gets even more exposure starting at the 1:10 mark in the theatrical trailer for the film (watch below).

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‘Metal Masters 5′ Show To Be Streamed Live

If you're not able to make it to Anaheim, Calif., for next week's star-studded 'Metal Masters 5' show, you can log in and watch a live stream of the concert via Gear Gods. The live stream from the House of Blues begins Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 11PM ET / 8PM PT.

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Tim Lambesis
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Tim Lambesis Murder-for-Hire Hearing Delayed

As I Lay Dying vocalist Tim Lambesis was in a California courtroom this morning for a readiness conference related to charges against him for allegedly trying to hire a hitman to kill his wife. The purpose of a readiness conference, also known as a pre-trial conference, is for the defense counsel and prosecutor to discuss the case, and see if it can be resolved through a plea bargain.

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Alice In Chains Raise Money for Philippines Typhoon Victims

In November of last year, Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the Philippines, killing more than 6,000 people and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damage throughout Southeast Asia. Now, Alice In Chains are helping raise money for the typhoon victims.

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Motorhead
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Motorhead To Play 2014 Coachella Festival

The annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival has a diverse lineup every year, but the event is not known for having a lot of metal acts. You're more likely to see hip-hop artists like 2 Chainz, Snoop Dogg and Wu-Tang Clan or indie and alt rock bands like Mumford & Sons, Black Keys and Radiohead. But in 2014,  will be performing at Coachella.

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Machine Head’s Robb Flynn Organizes All-Star Black Sabbath Tribute Benefit Concert

Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn and Spiralarms/Forbidden guitarist Craig Locicero have put together an all-star tribute band that will perform classic Black Sabbath songs at an upcoming benefit concert. The show will be Jan. 17 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, Calif.

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Down Finish Next EP for Early 2014 Release

We already knew that  had finished his vocals for Down's next EP. Now, it been revealed that the entire EP is complete. In a recent photo posted on their Facebook page, there's a big pile of empty beer cases with the caption "EP Two is done!!! And there was much rejoicing!"

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Philip Anselmo Unveils Promo Videos for Upcoming ‘Technicians of Distortion’ Tour

As Philip H. Anselmo and The Illegals prepare to hit the road for the next leg of the 'Technicians of Distortion' tour, they have released a couple of promo videos talking about the upcoming trek with Author & Punisher and Hymn. The tour launches on Friday (Jan. 10) in Houston.

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