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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.
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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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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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Sevendust Announces ‘Time Travelers & Bonfires’ Acoustic Album and Tour

Last year, Sevendust embarked on a crowdfunding campaign to record an acoustic album. According to their PledgeMusic page, more than 2700 people have contributed, and they have exceeded their goal by more than 60 percent with more than two months remaining. Now, more details have been revealed about the project.

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