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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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Courtney Love’s Father Continues to Claim His Daughter Was Involved in Kurt Cobain’s Death

There have been plenty of rumors, conspiracy theories and accusations over the years, but so far there has been no confirmed ties that Courtney Love had anything to do with Kurt Cobain's death. That hasn't stopped Love's own father, Hank Harrison, from suggesting that his daughter was involved.

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Seether Reveal Details for ‘Isolate and Medicate’ Studio Album

After taking a well-deserved break and tiding fans over with a hits collection last year, Seether are set to return with a new studio album. The band just announced that their sixth studio release will be titled 'Isolate and Medicate,' and it's currently on schedule for a July 1 street date.

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Soundgarden Reflect on Split on ‘Guitar Center Sessions’ – Exclusive Video Preview

The new season of 'Guitar Center Sessions' kicks off this Sunday night (May 4) with Soundgarden as the featured band. In advance of the Sunday airing, Guitar Center is teaming with Loudwire to bring you this exclusive preview clip from the show.

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System of a Down’s ‘Chop Suey’ Gets Mash-Up Makeover With Elton John Classic

Mash-ups can be a little bit of hit and miss, but there are occasions where the vision of the producer is just too interesting not to check out. Such is the case for the new mash-up 'Crocodile Chop,' which unites the System of a Down favorite 'Chop Suey' with Elton John's extremely upbeat and poppy '70s favorite 'Crocodile Rock.'

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Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach Addresses Times of Grace Status in Fan Question Video

Killswitch Engage are rocking as strong as ever with frontman Jesse Leach returning to the band, but the seeds of the reunion may have been planted much sooner with guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz playing with Leach in the band Times of Grace. With Killswitch returning in a major way, Leach has addressed the status of his and Dutkiewicz's other band in a new Q&A video he's posted online.

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Nikki Sixx Rips Godsmack for Apparent Request to Appear on His ‘Sixx Sense’ Radio Show

While it has been said that time heals all wounds, nobody ever specified how much time. And it appears as though a few years have not cooled the tensions between Motley Crue / Sixx: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx and Godsmack frontman Sully Erna.

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Dave Grohl Recalls His Soundgarden ‘Holy S—’ Moment

One of the great things about the Seattle scene of the early '90s was the incredible amount of talent and craftsmanship that continually raised the bar among the top bands in the area. With Soundgarden's 'Superunknown' turning 20 this year, one of the band's peers, Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, has weighed in with his recollection of hearing what Soundgarden were doing back in '94.

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Marilyn Manson Continues TV Takeover With ‘Salem’ Song ‘Cupid Carries a Gun’

Marilyn Manson may be working on new music, but before a new album arrives he's taking the opportunity to work in multiple facets of television. His latest venture finds him working with composer Tyler Bates to create the music heard over the opening titles of the new WGN America series, 'Salem.'

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