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.
Metallica To Play Two Historic September Shows in Quebec City
Metallica are very familiar with Quebec's Colisee Pepsi, playing seven shows in the arena dating back to 1989.
Corey Taylor Ranks Slipknot’s Albums From Least Favorite to Favorite
For artists, ranking albums can be as difficult as ranking children. For Slipknot, that feat is especially challenging.
Dave Grohl: ‘I Will Be a Diehard Metallica Fan Until the Day I Die’
As Record Store Day ambassador, Dave Grohl professes his love for Metallica.
Stone Sour Preview Black Sabbath Cover ‘Children of the Grave’
With Record Store Day on Saturday, Stone Sour have unveiled a snippet of another track from their Meanwhile in Burbank covers EP.
Aerosmith Announce 2015 North American Summer ‘Blue Army Tour’
Legendary rockers Aerosmith will be back on the road this summer for the "Blue Army" tour.
Stone Sour Unveil Cover of Metallica’s ‘Creeping Death’
Stone Sour are set to unleash their covers EP Meanwhile in Burbank in time for Record Store Day on Saturday (April 18).
The Winery Dogs, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai + More Host Musician Camps This Summer
Summer means camps for the kids, but adults can also enjoy some fun and music with musician camps.
Weezer, Halestorm + Sum 41 to Perform at 2nd Annual Alternative Press Music Awards
Weezer, Halestorm and Sum 41 lead the performance lineup for the second annual Alternative Press Awards.
Banjo Guy Ollie Unveils Metallica ‘Enter Sandman’ Cover
Metallica's iconic single "Enter Sandman" has been given a twangy makeover by Banjo Guy Ollie.
Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators To Release ‘Live at the Roxy’ on DVD
'Live at the Roxy 14.25.9' will be released on DVD June 15. Other formats include Blu-ray, double CD and triple LP.
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.
Taylor Momsen + Mark Tremonti Guest and A.J. Pero Tribute on ‘That Metal Show’
The Pretty Reckless' Taylor Momsen and Tremonti's Mark Tremonti guest on 'That Metal Show,' which this week also features an A.J. Pero tribute.