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Chad Childers

Chad Childers has been a music lover since his parents dragged him along to an Aerosmith/Bachman Turner Overdrive show as an infant. His love of music turned into a career in the mid-90s when he left a job in the Midwest as a librarian and moved to California to intern for Westwood One Radio. That led to work researching for Casey Kasem's countdown shows, writing and producing the alternative and active rock-related prep services SpinFax, The Fax, and Rip, Read and Rock as well as doing interviews across all music and entertainment formats.
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The Black Keys Stream ‘Turn Blue’ Album, Debut ‘Fever’ Video + Book ‘SNL’ Gig

Preach it! The Black Keys are back and the promotional machine is in full swing! The duo recently debuted their video for their hit single 'Fever' and they're also now streaming their 'Turn Blue' album ahead of its May 13 release.

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Rise Against, Social Distortion, Bring Me the Horizon + More Lead 2014 Toronto Riot Fest

Rise AgainstSocial Distortion and Bring Me the Horizon are among the bands leading the lineup at the 2014 Riot Fest and Expo that's taking place in Toronto this September.

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Courtney Love Unleashes Destructive Mess in ‘You Know My Name’ Video

One of the great things about Courtney Love's music over the years is how rough around the edges she's always been. Fans recently got a taste of that with the releases of the singles 'You Know My Name' and 'Wedding Day,' and now Love is adding a visual element to things with the 'You Know My Name' video.

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Foo Fighters Play Surprise Set as Part of Big Tony and Trouble Funk Celebration

If there's one thing we've learned about Foo Fighters over the years, it's that they're not shy about playing surprise shows. So it should have come as no surprise that when Dave Grohl was booked to take part in a celebration honoring Washington, D.C. legend Big Tony, his band wasn't too far behind.

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Queensryche Start Writing for New Album, Book Summer 2014 Dates

With legal matters no longer hanging over their heads, the members of Queensryche have returned to work on new music. The five-piece of Todd LaTorre, Eddie Jackson, Parker Lundgren, Scott Rockenfield and Michael Wilton have begun the writing process for the follow-up to their self-titled 2013 album.

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Chevelle Announce Summer 2014 Dates, Discuss Future ‘La Gargola’ Singles

Judging by the early returns, Chevelle should have a big 2014! The band's 'La Gargola' album gave the group their highest debut ever, arriving at No. 3, and the first single, 'Take Out the Gunman,' has raced up the song charts ever since its release earlier this year. With the momentum going strong, the band is looking to capitalize on that and they've just announced more dates for this summer.

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Courtney Love
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Courtney Love: Hole Reunion ‘Would Only Mean Anything If We Did Something Relevant’

Courtney Love stirred up plenty of excitement revealing that she had been jamming with her former Hole bandmates Eric Erlandson, Patty Schemel and Melissa Auf Der Maur, but she later revealed that she may have jeopardized that reunion by letting the cat out of the bag too soon. In a new interview with Pitchfork, Love admits that a Hole reunion is not a definite and is still in the feeling-out stage.

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