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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.
Bobbie Brown
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The Warrant ‘Cherry Pie’ Girl – Where Is She Now?

In 1990, the Warrant video for 'Cherry Pie' was virtually inescapable, but who would want to escape it when you had such stunning eye candy as Bobbie Brown to look at. The bright red top, the short shorts and Brown's seductive moves just burned up the boob tube. But where is she now?

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Zakk Wylde
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Zakk Wylde’s Pelham Blue Bullseye Les Paul Guitar Stolen in Chicago

Guitar great Zakk Wylde is missing one of the tools of his trade, and it's a special one at that. The Black Label Society leader's prized Pelham Blue Bullseye Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar was stolen during a tour stop in Chicago, and a police investigation into the theft is now under way.

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Black Veil Brides Bob Rock
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Black Veil Brides Starting New Album

Black Veil Brides are set to follow up 'Wretched and Divine: The Story of the Wild Ones' with a new batch of stories. According to the band's Facebook and Twitter accounts, the group has officially begun pre-production for their next album.

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Nirvana
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Former Nirvana Drummer Chad Channing Joining Band in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Update: Chad Channing will not be entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the other members of Nirvana. Read about why there was confusion in our latest story on the matter.

While many recognize Nirvana as Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl, the band actually had other members along the way, and one of those members will join Nirvana when they're inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year.

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Chris Cornell
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Soundgarden Performs ‘Superunknown’ at SXSW iTunes Festival

Soundgarden may be back as a fully functioning, modern act releasing new tunes, but the legendary group opted for a bit of nostalgia Thursday night (March 13) in Austin, Texas. As promised, the band delivered their 1994 classic 'Superunknown' in full to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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Five Finger Death Punch Song Provides Soundtrack for Hockey Fight [Video]

With a name like Five Finger Death Punch, quite honestly, we're a little surprised we haven't seen more of this, but the band's hit 'Under and Over It' proved to be the perfect soundtrack for a full-on hockey throwdown between hockey players Joel Theriault and Gaby Roch of the Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey (North American Hockey League) based in Canada.

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Saliva
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Saliva Reveals ‘Rise Up’ Album Details and Spring Tour Plans with Rothbury Stop

Things are about to get busy for Saliva. The band, which recently debuted their single 'Rise Up' here at Loudwire, have now announced the full details of their forthcoming album of the same name. Plus, they've revealed an extensive tour to promote the new disc.

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Asking Alexandria Guitarist Ben Bruce Launches KBB Records Label

Asking Alexandria guitarist Ben Bruce is adding to his music resume as he's launching a new record label. Bruce has teamed with co-manager Kyle Borman to announce the formation of the new KBB Records. In addition, the label has signed upstart rockers Scare Don't Fear as their first act.

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Pop Evil
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Grand Rapids’ Pop Evil Announces Spring Tour with Escape the Fate; Does ACC Promo [Audio]

Pop Evil is about to get back in front of audiences, both on the concert stage and on television.

The Grand Rapids group has announced a late spring run of tour dates with Escape the Fate. In addition, Pop Evil has shot a promo for the ACC Men's Basketball Tournament with Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels that will feature prominently during broadcasts.

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