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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.
P.O.D.
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P.O.D. Lyrical Controversy Leads California Festival to Switch Venues

P.O.D. was scheduled to perform in Ventura, Calif. Sunday (Oct. 28), but canceled the gig after some controversy erupted with the venue. Originally scheduled for the Ventura County Fairgrounds, the Hell's Coming festival was moved to a smaller venue after fairground officials objected to the lyrical content of the P.O.D. song, 'Youth of the Nation.'

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Ronnie James Dio
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All-Star Jam Planned for Dio Cancer Fund’s Awards Gala + Dio Disciples Launch Fall Tour

Formed shortly after the legendary singer's death two years ago, the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for cancer research. The organization's second Awards Gala is set for Halloween night (Oct. 31) at the Avalon in Hollywood, Calif.

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Avenged Sevenfold
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Avenged Sevenfold Members Guest on Machine Gun Kelly Track

Rap/metal collaborations have been common since Anthrax and Public Enemy teamed up for 'Bring the Noise.' Now, Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M. Shadows and guitarist Synyster Gates have lent their talents to a new song by hip-hop artist Machine Gun Kelly.

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Stone Sour Corey Taylor
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Corey Taylor Talks About His Near Involvement in Anthrax’s ‘Worship Music’

In a recent interview with Radio Metal, Slipknot / Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor recalls the time he was asked to contribute vocals to Anthrax's critically acclaimed 2011 album 'Worship Music' prior to the thrash metal veterans' reunion with singer Joey Belladonna.

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Pearl Jam - QOTSA
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Pearl Jam, Queens of the Stone Age + A Perfect Circle to Play Lollapalooza Brazil and Chile

The lineups for the 2013 Lollapalooza festivals in Brazil and Chile have been announced. Lollapalooza Brazil will return to São Paulo's Jockey Club March 29-31, 2013, while Lollapalooza Chile will make its way back to Parque O'Higgins in Santiago April 6-7, 2013.

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