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.
Ozzy Osbourne Being Sued by Bob Daisley for Unpaid Royalties [Update]
Former Ozzy Osbourne bassist Bob Daisley is once again taking legal action against Osbourne, this time over unpaid song royalties.
Bill Ward Issues Statement That He Won’t Be Playing on Black Sabbath ‘The End’ UK Tour
Bill Ward has issued a statement that he won't be playing on any of the shows on Black Sabbath's 'The End' tour.
Red Fang Plot Late 2016 U.S. Tour; Music Featured on Pinball Machine
Red Fang will be heading out on a tour in November and December and also announced that their music is now featured in a new pinball machine.
Faith No More Share Live 1986 ‘The Jungle’ Footage in Advance of ‘We Care a Lot’ Reissue
Faith No More's debut album 'We Care a Lot' was released in 1985, and the long out of print release will get the deluxe reissue treatment on Aug. 19.
Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Slayer + More To Play Knotfest Mexico 2016
The lineup for this year's Knotfest Mexico is stacked, with Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Slayer and more.
Legendary Producer + Music Manager Sandy Pearlman Dies at 72
Sandy Pearlman, who managed Blue Oyster Cult and Black Sabbath and also enjoyed a career as a music producer, has died at the age of 72.
Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett’s KHDK Electronics Releases the Scuzz Box Pedal
Looking to get a dirty, scuzzy vibe out of your guitar? Check out the new Kirk Hammett KHDK Electronics Scuzz Box Pedal.
Pierce the Veil to Embark on Fall ‘Made to Destroy’ Tour
Pierce the Veil will be criss-crossing the U.S. on the just announced "Made to Destroy Tour" with Neck Deep and I Prevail. The trek begins and ends in California, launching Sept. 3 in San Francisco and wrapping up nearly two months later in Los Angeles...
‘Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour’ Unveils Another Trailer
Before 'Ozzy & Jack's World Detour' arrives on History Channel, get a look at another trailer for the series.
Andrew W.K. to Embark on 50 State ‘The Power of Partying’ Speaking Tour
Andrew W.K., who founded the Party Party earlier this year, will embark on a 50 state 'Power of Partying' speaking tour in the coming months.
Motorhead, ‘Clean Your Clock’ – Live Album/DVD Review
Check out our review of the new Motorhead live album/DVD 'Clean Your Clock.'
Neurosis Reveal New Album Details, Scott Kelly Performs at Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Neurosis will release 'Fire Within Fires' in September. Meanwhile, singer Scott Kelly is currently performing in 'Hamlet' at the Oregon Shakespeare Fest.