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Chad Bowar

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.
Devil You Know
Nuclear Blast Records
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Ex-Killswitch Engage Vocalist Howard Jones Resurfaces in Devil You Know

Howard Jones departed Killswitch Engage at the beginning of 2012 and was replaced by the band's original singer Jesse Leach. Now, after rumblings earlier this year of his involvement in a new band, an official announcement has now been made regarding Jones' new outfit.The vocalist has teamed up with All Shall Perish guitarist Francesco Artusato and Devolved drummer John Sankey to form Devil You Know.

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Motorhead Music
Motorhead Music
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Motorhead’s Lemmy Says He’s OK Healthwise, But Mikkey Dee Urges Him to ‘Take Care of Yourself’

The release of a new album is always a time of excitement for a band's fans. In Motorhead's case, that's especially true with their latest effort 'Aftershock,' because of Lemmy Kilmister's health issues. Fans are happy not just because the album's release is imminent (Oct. 22), but also because the legendary frontman is still ticking after taking a licking this year.

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Lamb of God
Epic Records
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Lamb of God to Unleash 10th Anniversary Edition of ‘As the Palaces Burn’

Back in 2003, Lamb of God were an up-and-coming band who had just released their second album 'As the Palaces Burn.' A decade later, they are one of the biggest bands in metal, and will issue a 10th anniversary edition of the landmark album on Nov. 11. A remixed and remastered version of the song 'Purified' from the album is now available via Revolver (listen above).

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
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Five Finger Death Punch Unveil ‘Battle Born’ Video

Five Finger Death Punch recently unleashed 'Battle Born' as the first single from their forthcoming album 'The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell: Vol. 2,' due Nov. 19, and now they've unveiled the official video for the track via 'USA Today' (watch above).

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Stone Temple Pilots
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com
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Stone Temple Pilots Unleash ‘Black Heart’ Off Upcoming ‘High Rise’ EP

'Black Heart,' a new song from Stone Temple Pilots' upcoming EP 'High Rise,' has been unveiled via iHeartRadio (listen below). Like the rest of the EP that's due to be released Oct. 8, the tune features vocals from the band's new singer, Linkin Park's Chester Bennington.

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