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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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Hellyeah Part Ways With Guitarist and Bassist as New Album Details Revealed

Hellyeah will have a different look the next time you see them as two of the band's members have exited the group. Blabbermouth reports that guitarist Greg Tribbett and bassist Bob "Zilla" Kakaha have parted ways with the band, with Bloodsimple's Kyle Sanders being selected to take over for Kakaha on bass.

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Korn Take on NSA Spying, Pop Culture Obsession + More With ‘Spike in My Veins’ Video

Korn have never shied away from using the musical platform to make a statement. In their new video for 'Spike in My Veins,' the band takes their concerns over what currently passes for news overtaking deeper issues like the government invading our privacy and addresses it head on.

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Lars Ulrich: New Metallica Album Will Arrive Sometime in the Next 6 Years

Metallica are taking steps toward a new album, but it still promises to be a lengthy process in completing the effort. Drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammett tell Rolling Stone that the band is still in the infancy of working on new music.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Bassist Flea Responds to Super Bowl Controversy

Red Hot Chili Peppers just performed on one of the biggest stages in the world, playing the Super Bowl halftime show alongside Bruno Mars. But the performance has drawn some criticism as it was visibly noticeable that bassist Flea and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer were performing without their instruments plugged in.

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Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda Offers New Album Update, Hints at Summer Release

Linkin Park have been quiet of late, but with good reason. The band has been hard at work in the studio on their next album and Mike Shinoda has checked in via his website with an update on the progress of their upcoming disc and he's even offered a timeline for its release.

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Vince Neil: Motley Crue Is Not Breaking Up

Yes, Motley Crue just signed a legal document that states that they no longer will be able to tour after they complete a worldwide run of shows through 2015. However, the 'Final Tour' may not be end of the band as a whole. Speaking to 'Shmonty and Conklin in the Morning' radio show on KDKB in Phoenix, singer Vince Neil stated that there's been a lot of speculation about what it would take for them to reunite and he also discussed their future beyond the tour.

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