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.
Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Street Party Planned For March
Ronnie James Dio's Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund will host a street party in Glendale, Calif.
Killswitch Engage Among Initial Bands Announced for 2016 New England Metal & Hardcore Fest…
The initial list of bands for the 2016 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival have been revealed, with Killswitch Engage headlining the opening day.
Megadeth, ‘Dystopia’ – Album Review
'Dystopia' is the sound of a band that’s re-energized. Fifteen albums into their legendary career, the resilient Megadeth continue to impress.
Rage Against the Machine’s Tim Commerford Apologizes For Inspiring Limp Bizkit
Aware of the band's influence, Rage Against the Machine's Tim Commerford apologized for inspiring Limp Bizkit and other rap-rock acts that followed.
Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett’s Company To Release ‘Ghoul Screamer’ Guitar Pedal
Kirk Hammett's company KHDK Electronics is the Ghoul Screamer guitar pedal, which will be available beginning Oct. 31.
Kurt Cobain’s ‘Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings’ Album to See November Release
'Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings,' a collection of Kurt Cobain solo material, is available to order in a variety of options ahead of its November release.
Kurt Cobain’s Beatles Cover to Reportedly See November Release
In addition to the Montage of Heck soundtrack, a 7-inch single featuring Kurt Cobain's cover of the Beatles' 'And I Love Her' will follow in late November.
Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister to Be Honored at Bass Player Live! 2015
Congrats to Lemmy Kilmister, who will be one of the honorees at the 2015 Bass Player Live! event taking place in Los Angeles.
Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Recalls 1985 PMRC Senate Hearing
Twisted Sister's Dee Snider, who was invited to testify in the 1985 Senate hearing regarding the content of songs, reflects on the experience 30 years later.
Metallica Post Footage + Audio From Russian Concert, Offer ‘Ktulu’ Illustrations
Metallica fans can watch a recap and get audio from the band's recent show in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The Harp Twins Cover Metallica’s ‘One’
The Harp Twins are back with another Metallica cover. This time around twin sisters Camille and Kennerly Kitt give "One" the ethereal harp treatment.
Van Halen’s David Lee Roth Hilariously Berates Fan Who Threw Beer Onstage
With the high price of beer at concerts, it seems like a waste of money to want to toss one onstage.