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.
Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil 2015 Adds Carnival of Chaos
Kirk Von Hammett's Fear FestEvil has added a special Carnival of Chaos and more rock and horror luminaries.
Otep Responds to Contract Ploy Allegations by ‘Civil Unrest’ Tour Organizers
Otep Shamaya has responded to allegations that her exit from the Civil Unrest tour was financially motivated.
Atreyu Unleash ‘So Others May Live’ Performance Video
Atreyu are taking viewers up onstage for their new "So Others May Live" video.
Adler Announce Summer 2015 Live Dates in U.S. + South America
Steven Adler and his self-titled band will return to the road this summer, with dates in the U.S. and South America.
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.
Chester Bennington Glad to Be Working on New Album Under Official Stone Temple Pilots Name
Chester Bennington is thrilled to be working with Stone Temple Pilots without having the "with Chester Bennington" moniker.
Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx to Be Featured on VH1 Classic’s ‘Rock Icons’ Show
Motley Crue and Sixx: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx will be featured on the March 28 edition of VH1 Classic's 'Rock Icons.'
Mastodon ‘Catch the Throne’ Mixtape Track ‘White Walker’ Available for Streaming
Mastodon 'Catch the Throne' mixtape song "White Walker" has hit the internet.
Corrosion of Conformity’s Reed Mullin Thinks New Album With Pepper Keenan Is Gonna Happen
Corrosion of Conformity have been touring with Pepper Keenan and drummer Reed Mullin has high hopes that an album will follow.
2015 Record Store Day: Guide to Rock + Metal
What's there to pick up on Record Store Day? We've got your guide to 2015's rock and metal releases here.
Nickelback, Avenged Sevenfold, Judas Priest + Shinedown Headline 2015 Rock Fest in Wiscons…
The lineup has been announced for the 22nd annual Rock Fest in Cadott, Wis. Headlining the July 16-19 event will be Nickelback, Avenged Sevenfold, Judas Priest and Shinedown.
Metallica + Megadeth Combined in New Mashup ‘Fight Fire With Lungs of Hell’
YouTube mashup-meister The Taskmaster has returned to the thrash metal well for another combination of Metallica and Megadeth.