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.
Jason Newsted Reveals Tour Dates With New Band; Video Surfaces of Acoustic Performance
Jason Newsted has revealed a handful of new tour dates with his new band and video has surfaced of the musician playing acoustically.
Opeth Unveil Behind-the-Scenes Studio Video, Announce Charity Vinyl Edition of ‘Sorceress’
Opeth recently revealed that their latest studio album 'Sorceress' will be released Sept. 30, and now they've unveiled a studio video and announced a charity vinyl version of the disc.
Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Slayer + More To Play Knotfest Mexico 2016
The lineup for this year's Knotfest Mexico is stacked, with Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Slayer and more.
Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett’s KHDK Electronics Releases the Scuzz Box Pedal
Looking to get a dirty, scuzzy vibe out of your guitar? Check out the new Kirk Hammett KHDK Electronics Scuzz Box Pedal.
Revocation, ‘Great Is Our Sin’ – Album Review
Read our review of Revocation's new album 'Great Is Our Sin.'
Periphery, ‘Periphery III: Select Difficulty’ – Album Review
Read our review of Periphery's new album 'Periphery III: Select Difficulty.'
DevilDriver Unveil Fiery New Video For ‘My Night Sky’
Light it up, as DevilDriver unveil a fiery new video for the song 'My Night Sky.'
Giraffe Tongue Orchestra Unveil New Song ‘Blood Moon’
Giraffe Tongue Orchestra have revealed their new track 'Blood Moon.'
‘Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour’ Unveils Another Trailer
Before 'Ozzy & Jack's World Detour' arrives on History Channel, get a look at another trailer for the series.
Pierce the Veil to Embark on Fall ‘Made to Destroy’ Tour
Pierce the Veil will be criss-crossing the U.S. on the just announced "Made to Destroy Tour" with Neck Deep and I Prevail. The trek begins and ends in California, launching Sept. 3 in San Francisco and wrapping up nearly two months later in Los Angeles...
Andrew W.K. to Embark on 50 State ‘The Power of Partying’ Speaking Tour
Andrew W.K., who founded the Party Party earlier this year, will embark on a 50 state 'Power of Partying' speaking tour in the coming months.
Prophets of Rage Share ‘Killing in the Name’ Live Video, Tease ‘The Party’s Over’ Recordin…
Prophets of Rage are sharing the new live video for 'Killing in the Name' and they've teased that they'll be recording a studio version of 'The Party's Over.'