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.
36 Crazyfists, ‘Lanterns’ – Album Review
Before you pick up 36 Crazyfists' 'Lanterns' disc, check out our album review.
Otherwise, ‘Sleeping Lions’ – Album Review
Before you pick up Otherwise's new album 'Sleeping Lions,' check out our review.
Cradle of Filth, ‘Cryptoriana – The Seductiveness of Decay’ – Album Review
Read our review of the new Cradle of Filth album, 'Cryptoriana – The Seductiveness of Decay.'
Thousand Foot Krutch, ‘Untraveled Roads’ – Album Review
Before you pick up Thousand Foot Krutch's 'Untraveled Roads' live album, check out our review.
Alter Bridge, ‘Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities’ – Album Review
Read our review of the new Alter Bridge collection 'Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities.'
Arch Enemy, ‘Will to Power’ – Album Review
Read our review of the new Arch Enemy album, 'Will to Power.'
Brian Slagel, ‘For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records’ – Book Revie…
Read our review of the new book, 'For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records,' by the label's founder, Brian Slagel.
Venom Inc., ‘Avé’ – Album Review
When it comes to influential extreme metal bands, Venom have to be near the top of the list. These days there are a couple of different incarnations of the group. Cronos still fronts his version of Venom, while the other two members of their classic lineup (Jeff “Mantas” Dunn and Tony “Abaddon” Bray…
The Winery Dogs, ‘Dog Years: Live in Santiago & Beyond 2013-2016′ – DVD/Album Review
Read our review of the new Winery Dogs release, 'Dog Years: Live in Santiago & Beyond 2013-2016.'
In This Moment, ‘Ritual’ – Album Review
Read our review of In This Moment's new album, 'Ritual.'
Edguy, ‘Monuments’ – Album Review
Read our review of the Edguy release 'Monuments,' featuring their greatest hits and five new songs.
River Black, ‘River Black’ – Album Review
Read our review of the self-titled debut album from River Black.