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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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Hatebreed Announce Fall 2013 Tour Dates With Shadows Fall, The Acacia Strain + Battlecross

Just before they head to Europe for a series of shows and festivals across the pond, Hatebreed have announced a North American tour with Shadows Fall, the Acacia Strain and Battlecross that launches in September. The first batch of dates are below, with more to be announced.

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David Draiman - Maria Brink
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Device Joined by In This Moment’s Maria Brink for ‘Close My Eyes Forever’ at Rock on the Range

At this weekend's Rock on the Range festival, 's David Draiman brought up a special guest to sing 'Close My Eyes Forever.' He was joined by Maria Brink of In This Moment to sing the duet from Device's self-titled debut album (watch video above).

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Halestorm
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Halestorm, Device + More Rock Weather-Shortened 2013 Carolina Rebellion Festival

2013 turned out to be a memorable year for the  festival, but not in the way organizers had hoped. Expanding to two full days at a new venue (Charlotte Motor Speedway) with a high profile lineup had anticipation and expectations at a high level. Unfortunately, Mother Nature did not cooperate.

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Alter Bridge Begin Recording Fourth Album

It has been well over two years since 's last album 'ABIII.' But after a tweet last month from bassist Brian Marshall about writing new songs and news from guitarist Mark Tremonti that pre-production had begun, we're now getting confirmation that recording has started. The album is slated for release in September.

In a post on their official website, th

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Soundgarden / Alice in Chains / Deftones
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Carolina Rebellion Festival Unveils Daily Lineup

The  festival is expanding to two full days this year, and will be held May 4 and 5 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. In addition, a Friday campground party will be held May 3. The bands were previously revealed and now the daily lineups and set times have been unveiled.

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That Metal Show
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‘That Metal Show’ Books Lemmy Kilmister, Dave Mustaine, Rob Zombie + More for Season 12

After making its debut in late 2008, 'That Metal Show' quickly became one of VH1 Classic's most popular shows. Nearly every big name in hard rock and classic metal has made an appearance on the program, which will begin taping their 12th season later this month in Los Angeles. Hosts Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine all return for the new season that premieres June 1.

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Filter To Unleash New Album ‘The Sun Comes Out Tonight’ in June

After getting word earlier this year that Filter had signed to a new label and was working on a new album tentatively titled 'Gurney and the Burning Books,' the official title and release date have been announced. Now called 'The Sun Comes Out Tonight,' the album will be released June 4 via Wind-up Records.

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