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Chad Tepper is Having a Great Time

His debut album 'Never Stood a Chance' is out now

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Interview and Photos by Jordan Edwards

If Chad Tepper looks like he's in a good mood, he probably is. He just released his debut album, he's been working with some of his childhood rock idols, and he's found his life partner.

Released on August 11 on Epitaph, Never Stood a Chance is a throwback to TRL-era rock with choruses that would fit into a Y2K teen comedy. To help get that sound, Tepper worked with artists like Pierre Bouvier of Simple Plan and the band Lit, who appears on the track "777." The production might be modern, but the attitude is from an earlier time.

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