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.
Highly Suspect Unveil Visually Stunning Video for ‘My Name Is Human’
Highly Suspect were nominated for a Best Rock Song Grammy for "My Name is Human," which also topped the rock chart, and now they've released a new video for the tune.
Black Stone Cherry To Embark on Spring Tour; Announce Summer Dates
Black Stone Cherry have unveiled dates for a summer U.S. tour.
Crew Member Dies in Tragic Accident Following Avenged Sevenfold / Disturbed Concert in Ger…
A tragic accident occurred as the crew were breaking down the stage after Avenged Sevenfold's show in Germany.
Megadeth Critique Grammy House Band’s Version of Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine critiques the Grammy house band playing Metallica's 'Master of Puppets' and Mustaine and David Ellefson reflect on Grammy win.
Anthrax Film Show From Long Awaited U.K. Headlining Tour for Upcoming DVD
It's been over a decade since Anthrax headlined U.K. dates and they're using the occasion to shoot a new concert DVD.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Puts Classic 1968 Jaguar XKE Up for Auction
Metallica guitar great Kirk Hammett has put his classic 1968 Jaguar XKE on the auction block.
Vocalist Joshua Alan Exits Bobby Blotzer’s Ratt
Bobby Blotzer's version of Ratt just suffered a setback as vocalist Joshua Alan has exited the band.
Sammy Hagar Reveals Guests for Season 2 of ‘Rock and Roll Road Trip,’ Will Speak at SXSW
Sammy Hagar has teased which guests will join him for Season 2 of his 'Rock and Roll Road Trip' show and also been confirmed to speak at SXSW.
Chickenfoot Unveil New Song ‘Divine Termination’
Chickenfoot have released 'Divine Termination,' their first new song in five years.
Foo Fighters Guitarist Chris Shiflett to Release Solo Album ‘West Coast Town’ in April
Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has taken advantage of a break in the schedule to record his third solo album, 'West Coast Town.'
Zakk Wylde’s Zakk Sabbath to Embark on First Headlining Tour This Spring
Zakk Wylde and his Zakk Sabbath cohorts will hit the road for their first major headlining tour this spring.
Blink-182 Drummer Travis Barker Puts L.A. Home on the Market for $4.75 Million
Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has decided to sell his Los Angeles home for an asking price of $4.75 million.