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.
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.
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.
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.
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.'
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.
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.