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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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AFI’s Davey Havok + Jade Puget Launch New Hardcore Band XTRMST

After a brief period of mystery, AFI's Davey Havok and Jade Puget have confirmed that it is indeed them performing on the newly released music from the band XTRMST. Just last week the group's new EP surfaced online with many speculating that it was the AFI duo behind the works.

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Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails Make Nice After Past Grievances

As we reported over the weekend, Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden are joining forces for a co-headlining 2014 North American summer tour, but it wasn't that long ago that frontmen Trent Reznor and Chris Cornell were not on the best of terms.

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SOiL + (Hed)P.E. Join Forces for ‘Born to Ride 2′ Tour

SOiL and (Hed)P.E. are about to chew up some serious pavement on a monthlong trek they've dubbed 'Born to Ride 2.' The label mates will set out on May 1 in Arlington Heights, Ill., and will play mostly Western and Midwestern U.S. dates.

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Third Person Dies in South by Southwest Tragedy

Another year of Austin's South by Southwest festival is in the books, but this one will be overshadowed by a tragic incident. A spokesperson for the Austin Police Department has confirmed that a third person has now died as a result of injuries suffered when a car plowed into a crowd of people gathered outside a venue at the South by Southwest festival.

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Shinedown’s Smith & Myers Tackle Bon Jovi’s ‘Wanted Dead or Alive’ – Exclusive Video Premiere

Shinedown are catching a bit of a breather at the moment, but singer Brent Smith and guitarist Zach Myers of the always generous band are filling the time by giving fans not one but two collections of acoustic covers. Here, Loudwire is proud to exclusively bring you the video for their rendition of Bon Jovi's 'Wanted Dead or Alive' (watch above).

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Legendary Stooges Drummer Scott Asheton Dead at 64

The rock and punk world has lost one of the greats as Stooges drummer Scott Asheton has passed away at the age of 64. Stooges frontman Iggy Pop revealed the news to fans via a post on his Facebook page, revealing that the drummer died Saturday night (March 15).

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Former Nirvana Drummer Chad Channing Joining Band in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Update: Chad Channing will not be entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the other members of Nirvana. Read about why there was confusion in our latest story on the matter.

While many recognize Nirvana as Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl, the band actually had other members along the way, and one of those members will join Nirvana when they're inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year.

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Slash Unveils New Album Time Frame, Reveals ‘Slashathon’ Winners at 2014 South by Southwest

Slash was a big-time presence at this year's South by Southwest, not only staging the inaugural tech-based 'Slashathon,' but also participating in a Jimi Hendrix tribute performance and speaking with FUSE about the release of his upcoming album.

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Watch Soundgarden Perform ‘Superunknown’ in Its Entirety at 2014 SXSW iTunes Festival

Soundgarden may be back as a fully functioning, modern act releasing new tunes, but the legendary group opted for a bit of nostalgia Thursday night (March 13) in Austin, Texas. As promised, the band delivered their 1994 classic 'Superunknown' in full to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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