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.
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Five Finger Death Punch will record their future albums for Rise Records after completing their contract with Prospect Park.
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Tommy Lee reveals in a new interview that after Motley Crue's final performance, his bandmates never said their goodbyes to one another.
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Eagles of Death Metal Drummer’s Kit From Paris’ Le Bataclan Show Returned and Repaired
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Act of Defiance Plan Summer 2016 North American Headlining Tour Dates
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Amon Amarth Ask Fans To Submit Clips for Upcoming ‘Raise Your Horns’ Music Video
Amon Amarth are working on a video for "Raise Your Horns" and are asking fans for submissions.
Alice Cooper Says Axl Rose’s Voice Is ‘Absolutely Perfect’ for AC/DC
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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘I Developed My Own Musical Path While Being in Record Stores’
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Metallica Unveil ‘Frantic’ From Record Store Day Live Album + Demo of ‘Fight Fire With Fir…
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