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.
Dave Grohl: ‘I Will Be a Diehard Metallica Fan Until the Day I Die’
As Record Store Day ambassador, Dave Grohl professes his love for Metallica.
Aerosmith Announce 2015 North American Summer ‘Blue Army Tour’
Legendary rockers Aerosmith will be back on the road this summer for the "Blue Army" tour.
Banjo Guy Ollie Unveils Metallica ‘Enter Sandman’ Cover
Metallica's iconic single "Enter Sandman" has been given a twangy makeover by Banjo Guy Ollie.
KISS’ Paul Stanley Visits Girl Recovering From Microtia Surgery
Four-year-old Arabella Carter from Canada traveled to Los Angeles last week for the surgery, and Paul Stanley visited her and her family following the operation.
Slash To Receive Prestigious Les Paul Award
Slash, who has received numerous accolades over his long career, will need to make room in his trophy case for another award.
Slash Unveils Racy ‘World on Fire’ Lyric Video
Check out the lyric video for Slash's new single 'World on Fire.'
Ace Frehley Unleashes New Single ‘Gimme a Feelin”
Check out the first single off Ace Frehley's upcoming album 'Space Invader.'
Kiss Producer Kenny Kerner Dies
Kenny Kerner, who produced numerous bands over the years including Kiss, has died. Kerner and Richie Wise co-produced Kiss' first two albums.
Ozzy Osbourne: ‘I’m Up for Another Black Sabbath Album and Tour’
As Black Sabbath wrap up the touring cycle for '13' in July, there has been a lot of speculation about the band's future.
Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell ‘Surprised’ Nirvana Were Inducted Into Rock Hall Before Pe…
Earlier this year, Nirvana entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, making them the first "grunge band" from the Seattle scene to be inducted. As Alice in Chains prepare to play a show in Cleveland next week, where the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is located, guitarist Jerry Cant…
Slash to Participate in Jimi Hendrix Celebration at 2014 South by Southwest
Slash has a jam packed schedule at this year's South By Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. One of the events he'll be a part of is March 13's Jimi Hendrix Celebration.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘We Have To Start Working on the Album’
Even though Metallica haven't released a new studio album since 2008's 'Death Magnetic,' they've kept plenty busy. Between global touring (they played all 7 continents including Antarctica in 2013) and making the 3D movie 'Through the Never,' they have remaine…