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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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‘Metallica Through the Never’ 3D Film to Hit IMAX Theaters in September

Metallica have their hands full with a number of various projects, and now the band has unveiled 'huge' details about the release of their 3D film 'Metallica Through the Never.' The band has announced that the film will open in theaters Sept. 27, playing on IMAX screens across the U.S. for a full week.

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Guns N’ Roses Reveal ‘Appetite for Democracy 3D’ Movie Trailer

Guns N' Roses are about to bring one of their best live experiences to the big screen, with some pretty awesome 3D effects thrown in for good measure. The band's 2012 residency at Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel & Casino was filmed and has now been turned into a movie that will get theatrical screenings this summer. With the project nearing, the group has now offered the first extended trailer for the movie.

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Avril Lavigne Scores Marilyn Manson Guest Spot for New Album

Last summer, there were rumors that Avril Lavigne and Marilyn Manson were dating. Those rumors were humorously thwarted by Manson and the world soon found out that it was Nickelback's Chad Kroeger and not Manson that the pop singer had her eyes on. However, there was something to that pairing with Manson -- something musical.

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Metallica Offer First Look at Their Upcoming Pinball Machines

There will be not one, but three different versions of the Metallica pinball machine to choose from when Stern Pinball unleashes their latest gaming experience. After announcing in a video message that they were involved with Stern on a game earlier this week, Metallica have provided a more extensive, in-depth look at what's to come.

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Anthrax Singer Joey Belladonna Nails ‘National Anthem’ at Chicago Bulls Game

There's no denying the power of Anthrax singer Joey Belladonna's voice, but how would he handle the American standard, 'The National Anthem?' Audiences found out Friday night (April 5) as Belladonna walked out to center court at the Chicago Bulls-Orlando Magic game at Chicago's United Center to open the night's pre-game festivities.

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Fear Factory, Symphony X + More Lead Initial Acts for 2014 70,000 Tons of Metal Cruise

It's never too early to start planning ahead and the organizers for the annual 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise are whetting fans appetites by unveiling the first eight performers for the early 2014 voyage. They include Fear Factory, Symphony X, Overkill, Death Angel, Soilwork, Septicflesh, Finntroll and Dark Tranquillity.

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