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.
Corey Taylor Ranks Slipknot’s Albums From Least Favorite to Favorite
For artists, ranking albums can be as difficult as ranking children. For Slipknot, that feat is especially challenging.
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.
Stone Sour Preview Black Sabbath Cover ‘Children of the Grave’
With Record Store Day on Saturday, Stone Sour have unveiled a snippet of another track from their Meanwhile in Burbank covers EP.
Stone Sour Unveil Cover of Metallica’s ‘Creeping Death’
Stone Sour are set to unleash their covers EP Meanwhile in Burbank in time for Record Store Day on Saturday (April 18).
Tom Keifer Unveils Video for ‘It’s Not Enough’ + New Tour Dates
Tom Keifer offers a look at his live show with the 'It's Not Enough' video and reveals more tour dates.
The Winery Dogs, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai + More Host Musician Camps This Summer
Summer means camps for the kids, but adults can also enjoy some fun and music with musician camps.
Weezer, Halestorm + Sum 41 to Perform at 2nd Annual Alternative Press Music Awards
Weezer, Halestorm and Sum 41 lead the performance lineup for the second annual Alternative Press Awards.
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’ Gene Simmons Has a Problem With Bands Who Use Backing Tracks
KISS' Gene Simmons calls out bands who use backing tracks in their shows, especially when fans are paying for expensive tickets.
Killswitch Engage 2014 Halloween Show to Be Released on DVD
Among the items on Killswitch Engage's agenda is a new DVD featuring footage from their 2014 Halloween show.
Adler Announce Summer 2015 Live Dates in U.S. + South America
Steven Adler and his self-titled band will return to the road this summer, with dates in the U.S. and South America.
Classic Guns N’ Roses Live Shows To See Album Release
Live Radio Broadcasts will be released April 27 via Bandana Records, though the band's involvement in the double album hasn't been confirmed.