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’s Kirk Hammett Puts Classic 1968 Jaguar XKE Up for Auction
Metallica guitar great Kirk Hammett has put his classic 1968 Jaguar XKE on the auction block.
Vocalist Joshua Alan Exits Bobby Blotzer’s Ratt
Bobby Blotzer's version of Ratt just suffered a setback as vocalist Joshua Alan has exited the band.
Amaranthe Unveil Heist-Themed ‘Boomerang’ Video Ahead of North American Tour
Watch the new Amaranthe heist-themed video for 'Boomerang' here.
Sammy Hagar Reveals Guests for Season 2 of ‘Rock and Roll Road Trip,’ Will Speak at SXSW
Sammy Hagar has teased which guests will join him for Season 2 of his 'Rock and Roll Road Trip' show and also been confirmed to speak at SXSW.
Chickenfoot Unveil New Song ‘Divine Termination’
Chickenfoot have released 'Divine Termination,' their first new song in five years.
Benefit Shows for Eyehategod’s Mike IX Williams Raise More Than $20K
A group of benefit shows to help offset the medical costs of Eyehategod's Mike IX Williams raised more than $20,000.
Foo Fighters Guitarist Chris Shiflett to Release Solo Album ‘West Coast Town’ in April
Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has taken advantage of a break in the schedule to record his third solo album, 'West Coast Town.'
Zakk Wylde’s Zakk Sabbath to Embark on First Headlining Tour This Spring
Zakk Wylde and his Zakk Sabbath cohorts will hit the road for their first major headlining tour this spring.
Blink-182 Drummer Travis Barker Puts L.A. Home on the Market for $4.75 Million
Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has decided to sell his Los Angeles home for an asking price of $4.75 million.
Eve to Adam Unveil ‘Tongue Tied’ Single From Upcoming ‘Odyssey’ Album
Get a listen to 'Tongue Tied' from Eve to Adam's forthcoming album 'Odyssey,' due Feb. 20.
Kreator, ‘Gods of Violence’ – Album Review
Before you pick up the new Kreator album, check out our review of 'Gods of Violence.'
Scorpions’ Mikkey Dee: Every Snare Hit Is ‘A Small Tribute to My Friend Lemmy’
In a new interview, Mikkey Dee shares his appreciation for his time with Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister and teases Scorpions upcoming plans.