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.
Poison Drummer Rikki Rockett Remains Cancer Free One Year After Experimental Therapy
In a new update, Poison drummer Rikki Rockett reveals that he's still cancer free one year after starting an experimental immunotherapy.
3Teeth to Unleash Sophomore Album ‘shutdown.exe’ in May
3Teeth have revealed the details for their sophomore album, 'shutdown.exe,' including the video for the new song 'Atrophy.'
Don Dokken: No New Shows With Classic Dokken Lineup Are Planned
Don Dokken reaffirms that no additional shows with the classic Dokken lineup are planned after 2016's run of shows in Japan.
Art of Anarchy Announce First Ever Headlining Tour
Art of Anarchy, who played their first live show last fall, have announced their first 2017 headline tour.
All That Remains Unveil Artwork + Track Listing For ‘Madness’ Album
All That Remains have rolled out more details for their 'Madness' album, serving up the 'Safe House' lyric video, album artwork and a track listing.
Guitarist Jack Owen Joins Former Cannibal Corpse Bandmate in Six Feet Under
Jack Owen, who once played alongside Chris Barnes in Cannibal Corpse, has joined Barnes' band Six Feet Under on guitar.
Megadeth’s David Ellefson Plans Grand Opening of Minnesota Coffee Shop
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson is opening his first coffee shop, selling his own brand of coffee and EMP label merchandise. Details inside.
Highly Suspect Unveil Visually Stunning Video for ‘My Name Is Human’
Highly Suspect were nominated for a Best Rock Song Grammy for "My Name is Human," which also topped the rock chart, and now they've released a new video for the tune.
Black Stone Cherry To Embark on Spring Tour; Announce Summer Dates
Black Stone Cherry have unveiled dates for a summer U.S. tour.
Crew Member Dies in Tragic Accident Following Avenged Sevenfold / Disturbed Concert in Ger…
A tragic accident occurred as the crew were breaking down the stage after Avenged Sevenfold's show in Germany.
Megadeth Critique Grammy House Band’s Version of Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine critiques the Grammy house band playing Metallica's 'Master of Puppets' and Mustaine and David Ellefson reflect on Grammy win.
Anthrax Film Show From Long Awaited U.K. Headlining Tour for Upcoming DVD
It's been over a decade since Anthrax headlined U.K. dates and they're using the occasion to shoot a new concert DVD.