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.
Marty Friedman Says He’d ‘Rather Chew Glass’ Than Listen to Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix is considered by many to be the best guitarist of all time, and is undoubtedly on the short list of great axemen. Not everybody is a fan, apparently.
AC/DC’s ‘What Do You Do for Money Honey’ Used in Trailer for Upcoming Movie ‘Masterminds’
AC/DC's track "What Do You Do for Money Honey" from their 1980 album Back in Black is being used in the trailer for the upcoming movie Masterminds.
Candlebox Announce Lineup Changes + Tour Dates
It has been 20 years since Candlebox released their album Lucy, which went gold and spawned the radio hits "Understanding" and "Simple Lessons."
Dave Grohl Covers Neil Young With Pearl Jam + Blind Melon Members
On July 4, Dave Grohl played a motorcycle rally with a few musical friends and covered songs from Neil Young and Rolling Stones.
Metallica Talk Baseball in Behind the Scenes Video From San Francisco Giants’ Metallica Da…
The San Francisco Giants recently hosted the third annual Metallica Day at AT&T Park.
KISS’ Gene Simmons Has a Problem With Bands Who Use Backing Tracks
KISS' Gene Simmons calls out bands who use backing tracks in their shows, especially when fans are paying for expensive tickets.
Classic Guns N’ Roses Live Shows To See Album Release
Live Radio Broadcasts will be released April 27 via Bandana Records, though the band's involvement in the double album hasn't been confirmed.
Former Guns N’ Roses Bandmates Duff McKagan + Izzy Stradlin Record New Song
Duff McKagan and Izzy Stradlin recently recorded a new song.
Nikki Sixx Signs With SESAC, Begins Rehearsal for Sixx: A.M. Tour
Nikki Sixx has lined up his songwriting representation for the future and begun rehearsals for Sixx: A.M.'s upcoming dates.
Judas Priest Score Highest Chart Debut Ever With ‘Redeemer of Souls’
Judas Priest's latest album 'Redeemer of Souls' has received a lot of accolades, and those positive reviews are translating into sales.