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Chad Childers

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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ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons to Reunite with the Moving Sidewalks for One-Off Show

Most of us, of course, know the long-bearded Billy Gibbons for his work with ZZ Top, but before that, he was a member of the '60s psychedelic outfit the Moving Sidewalks. Now, the guitar great has revealed plans to reunite with that band for a one-off show in support of the career retrospective, 'Moving Sidewalks: The Complete Collection.'

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Paul McCartney + Nirvana Members Rock Out With New Song at 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy Benefit

The day's worst kept secret came to fruition about midway through Paul McCartney's 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit performance as his regular band exited the stage and the onetime Beatle found himself backed by the living members of Nirvana -- drummer Dave Grohl, guitarist Pat Smear and bassist Krist Novoselic -- for a brand new song called 'Cut Me Some Slack.'

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Rolling Stones Deliver Rocking Good Time at Hurricane Sandy 12-12-12 Benefit

It was a brief performance, but the Rolling Stones left fans thoroughly rocked at the 12-12-12 benefit at New York's Madison Square Garden Wednesday night. Mick Jagger and the band provided a club-like party atmosphere for their two-song performance.

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Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters and Eddie Vedder Highlight Early Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert Sets

It's hard to find anyone better than New Jersey's home state hero Bruce Springsteen when it comes to opening a benefit show for victims of the East Coast's Hurricane Sandy. As expected, the inspirational rocker kicked off the '12-12-12' benefit on a high note, and he welcomed a fellow New Jersey favorite in Jon Bon Jovi to raise the excitement level even higher. Springsteen and a Roger Waters-Eddie Vedder collaboration were among the early highlights of the '12-12-12' benefit.

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Watch the ’12-12-12′ Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert Streaming Online

It may end up being the music event of the year, as the '12-12-12' Hurricane Sandy benefit show will be getting underway in just a few hours. For those unable to catch it on TV but have their computers handy, the show will be streaming online and can be seen in the player below.

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Watch Mick Jagger Deliver ‘The Late Show With David Letterman’ Top 10 List

The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger has played the Ed Sullivan Theater many times before, but this time the vocalist returned for a bit of comedy rather than music. Jagger, who has been in the New York area for the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary performances, dropped by 'The Late Show With David Letterman' Tuesday night (Dec. 11) to provide a Top 10 list.

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Mick Jagger Remembers ‘A Simpler America’ in Wake of CIA Scandal

The Rolling Stones are back in America to promote their new film 'Crossfire Hurricane,' and while speaking to reporters at the premiere, singer Mick Jagger used the platform to make a joke about the demise of former CIA director David Petraeus.

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Rolling Stones Reflect On What Brought Them Together on ‘Today’ Show

The Rolling Stones are celebrating 50 years in music, and you don't get to that stage without doing something right. The group dropped by the NBC's 'Today' show on Thursday morning (Nov. 15) to reflect on what initially drew them together and where fame has taken them.

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