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.
Ramones To Have Street Named After Them in Queens, New York
Legendary punk band the Ramones will have a street in their hometown of Queens named after them.
Hollywood Vampires’ Alice Cooper: Joe Perry Asked Johnny Depp for Guitar Lessons
Alice Cooper reveals in a new interview that after Joe Perry saw Johnny Depp play guitar in the film 'Chocolat,' he asked for lessons from the actor.
Watch Axl Rose Rock With AC/DC in Seville, Spain
AC/DC shows always draw a lot of attention, but their current tour is even more under the microscope as Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose fills in on vocals.
‘Motley Crue: The End’ to Screen in Theaters in June 2016
The concert movie 'Motley Crue: The End' will screen in theaters on June 14.
Black Sabbath Unleash ‘Loner’ Video From Upcoming Live DVD
It has been a big year for Black Sabbath. The legendary act's long awaited comeback album '13' was released, and they've toured the world in support of it. Their Melbourne, Australia shows from this past spring were recorded for the ‘Black Sabbath: Live…Gathered in T…
3 Doors Down Reveal Details of 10th Annual Better Life Foundation Concert
In 2003, rockers 3 Doors Down started The Better Life Foundation, whose mission is to make a positive change in the lives of children in need of food, shelter, and medical assistance, and to enhance the lives of children and young adults with special needs. Each year, the band holds a benefit concer…
Slash Jams With School Kids in South Dakota
Back in his younger days, Slash lived the rock 'n' roll lifestyle to the fullest. These days, he's a dad, and encouraging the next generation in their musical pursuits. And this past week, he jammed with students at the Brennan Rock and Roll Academy in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Kirk Windstein Exits Down To Focus on Crowbar
Kirk Windstein, who has been a member of Down, Crowbar and Kingdom of Sorrow, has apparently stepped away from Down to focus on Crowbar. He's the vocalist and also plays guitar for Crowbar, whose last album was 2011's 'Sever the Wicked Hand.'
Black Sabbath, Green Day, 30 Seconds to Mars + More Nominated for MTV Europe Music Awards
In the United Stated, MTV has the annual VMAs. In Europe, the music channel has the EMAs, and this year's nominations have just been announced. Among the contenders are Black Sabbath, Green Day, Queens of the Stone Age, 30 Seconds to Mars and Linkin Park.
Lita Ford Sets Release Date + Track List for Upcoming Disc ‘The B-tch Is Back…Live’
After her 2012 album 'Living Like a Runaway' was very well received, Lita Ford returns with the concert album 'The Bitch is Back...Live,' due to be released Oct. 22 in North America.