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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.
Bullet For My Valentine
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Bullet for My Valentine Offers Update on ‘Edgier’ New Album [Video]

Almost exactly a year after the release of 'Temper Temper,' Bullet for My Valentine have completed several new songs for their next album. In a new interview with EMP Rock Invasion (watch above), frontman Matt Tuck and drummer Michael "Moose" Thomas talked about the new songs.

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Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance
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My Chemical Romance Unleashes ‘Fake Your Death’ from Greatest Hits Collection [Video]

More than a month ahead of the March 25 release of their greatest hits collection 'May Death Never Stop You,' the now defunct My Chemical Romance is unleashing the album's first single, 'Fake Your Death,' via iTunes this evening (Feb. 17).

The song can be heard in the trailer for the album release posted above.

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Seether
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Seether Unveils Grand Rapids Stop on Tour with Black Stone Cherry and Skindred

After revealing the lineup for this year's Rise Above Fest last week, Seether have unveiled more tour dates.

The band's spring North American tour launches April 18 in Huntington, N.Y., with a performance sponsored by 97.9 WGRD on May 17 at The Orbit Room in Grand Rapids.

Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 7 at this location.

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Megadeth Dave Mustaine
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Folk Rocker Writes Song About Megadeth Frontman Dave Mustaine

Back in the '90s, Robert Rolfe Feddersen was the singer of a band called Loudmouth. These days, he's a folk rock singer who will be releasing the album 'American Loser' on Feb. 25. One of the songs on the album is 'Dave's Lament,' a track Feddersen wrote about .

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Michigan Post-Hardcore Band Chiodos Unleashing New Album ‘Devil’ in April

The Davison, Mich.-based post-hardcore band  are getting ready to unleash its fourth studio album "Devil."

Set for an April 1 release, the disc features the return of vocalist Craig Owens and drummer Derrick Frost, whose last Chiodos album was 2007's "Bone Palace Ballet."

It will also be the first Chiodos album for guitarist Thomas Erak. Check out the new song 'Ole Fishlips is Dead Now' above via AltPress.

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Category: Metal, News, Videos

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