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.
2015 Record Store Day: Guide to Rock + Metal
What's there to pick up on Record Store Day? We've got your guide to 2015's rock and metal releases here.
Rage Against the Machine’s Tim Commerford Recalls Outrageous MTV VMA Protest
Long before Kanye, Rage Against the Machine's Tim Commerford forged his own legacy for award show mayhem.
Ministry Announce 2015 North American Tour
Ministry are set to kick off a 2015 tour May 3 in Dallas.
Foo Fighters To Play New York City Club Gig To Mark Final ‘Sonic Highways’ Episode
Foo Fighters will be playing a show at Irving Plaza in New York this Friday, Dec. 5.
Linkin Park, Billy Idol + More To Rock New Season of ‘Guitar Center Sessions’ on DirecTV
The lineup for season nine of 'Guitar Center Sessions' has been announced. The diverse collection of performers includes rockers Linkin Park, Billy Idol and more.
Soundgarden Release New Track ‘Storm’
Soundgarden fans were treated to a surprise with the release of a brand new song 'Storm.'
Jason Newsted Steps Away From Social Networking Sites
It appears no immediate future communication or interaction via social networking sites will be coming from Newsted.
Watch Metallica Rock ‘Battery’ + ‘The Four Horsemen’ at 2014 Heavy Montreal Festival
Metallica have released video footage of their performances of 'Battery' and 'The Four Horsemen' from the 2014 Heavy Montreal Festival.
Ace Frehley on Former KISS Bandmates: ‘They’ll Look Foolish When My New Album Comes Out’
With his latest solo album 'Space Invader' set to be released Aug. 19, Ace Frehley has lashed out at his former KISS bandmates Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons once again.
Judas Priest Score Highest Chart Debut Ever With ‘Redeemer of Souls’
Judas Priest's latest album 'Redeemer of Souls' has received a lot of accolades, and those positive reviews are translating into sales.