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Brake pads sliding (?) between reverse and forward?

It is possible that the rear wheels nuts/bolts haven't been tightened correctly, which is allowing the disc/rotor to rotate slightly relative to the hub until it hits the studs, when you brake.
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Brake pads sliding (?) between reverse and forward?

Could be a couple of problems but most likely in my mind is that the calipers are not properly fixed to the caliper brackets or the caliper brackets are not properly fixed to the the wheel hub. I ...
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If my brakes are making a metal on metal noise, it is pretty much guaranteed I should replace my rotors along with my brake pads?

You said "horrible noise"; check them as soon as possible because if the pads are completely gone, the remaining metal will wreck the rotors rapidly (that's personal experience talking here)....
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If my brakes are making a metal on metal noise, it is pretty much guaranteed I should replace my rotors along with my brake pads?

Just look at your rotors. Since you have rotors and not drums, the working surface is visible, with some creativity - from both sides. Clean, shiny surfaces on both sides of each rotor = rotors are ...
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If my brakes are making a metal on metal noise, it is pretty much guaranteed I should replace my rotors along with my brake pads?

It depends. The noise could simply be the wear guard rubbing on the rotor and a simple replacement of the pads can solve that (although, I would still at least turn the rotors to make sure they aren't ...
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If my brakes are making a metal on metal noise, it is pretty much guaranteed I should replace my rotors along with my brake pads?

Always turn or replace the rotors. At the very least, the rotors need to take a trip to the machine shop to be "turned" (surfaced)... because you need to check it for being warped, and ...
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If my brakes are making a metal on metal noise, it is pretty much guaranteed I should replace my rotors along with my brake pads?

Squeaky brakes are often the wear sensor, when the pads get low on material they're designed to squeal so you know they need attention. So, you'll almost certainly need pads. As to whether you need to ...
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If my brakes are making a metal on metal noise, it is pretty much guaranteed I should replace my rotors along with my brake pads?

You can just replace the pads, but you won't get the best performance out of your brakes in doing so. You need to inspect (or have inspected) the vehicle to see what is going on. Lots of times when ...
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If my brakes are making a metal on metal noise, it is pretty much guaranteed I should replace my rotors along with my brake pads?

It would be best to replace the brake pads and rotors at the same time. This will ensure the pads and rotors last longer and will provide better braking performance. The cost difference is usually not ...
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If my brakes are making a metal on metal noise, it is pretty much guaranteed I should replace my rotors along with my brake pads?

Without looking at them, I'd default to saying pads and rotors. I've had great luck with https://www.partsgeek.com/ (I'm not paid by them, just a happy customer) and they sell very reasonably priced ...
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