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.
Megadeth and Jason Newsted Play Metallica’s ‘Phantom Lord’ During Toronto Gigantour Finale
Gigantour 2013 is now in the books, and during the final show last night (Aug. 11) in Toronto, Dave Mustaine and Jason Newsted jammed the Metallica classic 'Phantom Lord' during Megadeth's set (watch fan-shot video above).
Brian ‘Head’ Welch’s Band Love and Death Premiere ‘Meltdown’ Video
Love and Death, the band fronted by Korn guitarist and Loudwire columnist Brian 'Head' Welch, have unleashed the video for 'Meltdown' from their album 'Between Here & Lost.'
Slash Checks Up on Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, Claims Frontman is ‘In Good Shape’
After yesterday's statement from Motorhead about having to cut short their Wacken set due to Lemmy Kilmister's health, none other than Slash has given us an update from Motorhead's camp.
Alter Bridge Unleash Single ‘Addicted to Pain’ From Upcoming Album ‘Fortress’
After recently revealing the cover art and track listing for their latest album, 'Fortress,' Alter Bridge have now released the disc's first single, 'Addicted to Pain.' Fans can now get a taste of the material from their fourth album, which set to be released Oct. 8.
Anthrax Drummer Charlie Benante Undergoes Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Being a heavy metal drummer is a very physically demanding job. There's a lot of wear and tear on the body, and at age 50, Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante has been doing this for a while, and he's got the bandages to prove it.
Motorhead Urge Fans Not to Worry About Lemmy Kilmister’s Health After Shortened Wacken Set
After having to cut their set short on Aug. 2 at Germany's Wacken Festival due to Lemmy Kilmister's health, Motorhead have urged fans not to worry about the frontman. Guitarist Phil Campbell has even told fans to ignore rumors perpetuated by "a--hole tweeters.&…
Watch Nine Inch Nails’ Full Performance From Lollapalooza 2013
On Friday night (Aug. 2), Nine Inch Nails played a live show in the U.S. for the first time in four years at Lollapalooza. The entire 97-minute performance has now been posted on YouTube for your viewing pleasure.
Trivium Unveil Track Listing + Release Date for ‘Vengeance Falls’
Trivium have officially announced the release date for their highly anticipated new album 'Vengeance Falls.' The disc, which will drop Oct. 15 via Roadrunner Records, was produced by Disturbed / Device singer David Draiman.
Nine Inch Nails Mastermind Trent Reznor Talks ‘Subversive’ New Album ‘Hesitation Marks’
As Nine Inch Nails prepare to embark on a string of summer festival dates, followed by a full-scale tour in the fall, frontman Trent Reznor recently spoke with the New York Times on a variety of topics.
Motorhead Announce Track List for ‘Aftershock’
Even though Motorhead had to cancel their summer European concert dates due to frontman Lemmy Kilmister's health issues, the band is still on track to release their latest album 'Aftershock' this fall and have unveiled the track listing (see below). The band's 21st studio al…