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.
Five Finger Death Punch Unveil New Song ‘Jekyll and Hyde’
Five Finger Death Punch will release their new album 'Got Your Six' on Aug. 28, and the band has premiered the new song "Jekyll and Hyde" via MonsterEnergy.com.
Mayhem Festival Organizer Tried To Book Pantera Reunion, Says No Uproar Festival This Year
With announcements of festivals coming seemingly every day, you may not have noticed that there has not been any word of the lineup for a new edition of the Uproar Festival.
Linkin Park Go Behind the Scenes of ‘A Line in the Sand’ Live Debut
Check out a behind-the-scenes video of Linkin Park performing 'A Line in the Sand' for the first time.
Slipknot’s Shawn Crahan: ‘I’m in the Greatest Band in the World. Period’
Slipknot are touring again and Shawn Crahan reveals some of the tweaks to their stage show that will make their summer run a must-see.
Pop Evil Unveil New Single ‘Footsteps’ + Album Art and Track Listing for ‘Up’
Pop Evil have revealed a new song called 'Footsteps' and offered their 'UP' album track listing and artwork.
Drowning Pool’s ‘Bodies’ Gets Remixed With Rap by Late Wrestler ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage
DJ Cummerbund has mashed up Drowning Pool's "Bodies" with late wrestler 'Macho Man' Randy Savage's rap 'Hit the Floor.'
Slipknot’s Knotfest To Return to San Bernardino in October 2015
Not many details are available yet, but we do know that there will be a 2015 edition of Knotfest.
2015 Aftershock Festival: Slipknot, Deftones, Faith No More, Shinedown, Marilyn Manson + M…
The lineup has just been announced for the fourth annual Monster Energy Aftershock Festival.
Mike Bordin on Re-Recording Drums on Classic Ozzy Osbourne Albums: It Was ‘F–ked Up’
Faith No More drummer Mike Bordin was part of Ozzy Osbourne's solo band from 1996 to 2010, and as such, he was also part of the infamous 2002 re-recordings of the drum and bass parts on Ozzy's classic 'Blizzard of Ozz' and 'Diary of a Madman' albums.
Nickelback Top Popular Rock Acts in Lyrics Intelligence Analysis
Lyrics to most songs aren't exactly Shakespearean, but a new study scientifically examining lyrics says they are barely grade school level.
Marilyn Manson and Billy Corgan: We Wanted To Form a Band With Flavor Flav and Jenna James…
Marilyn Manson and Billy Corgan held a press conference in Chicago to talk about their joint tour, and things got a bit strange.
Metallica’s ‘Anesthesia’ Gets Upright Bass Cover From Rob Scallon
Viral virtuoso Rob Scallon breaks out his upright bass to cover Metallica's 'Anesthesia.'