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.
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.
Original Alice Cooper Band Members Ready Black Friday Release; Bassist Preps Beasto Blanco Album
Alice Cooper and members of his original band will release 'Live From the Astroturf' on Black Friday, and bassist Chuck Garric has a new Beasto Blanco album.
‘Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour’ Unveils Another Trailer
Before 'Ozzy & Jack's World Detour' arrives on History Channel, get a look at another trailer for the series.
KISS’ Gene Simmons Brings African Foster Son to U.S. For Surgery
KISS' Gene Simmons has invited foster son Zinnah Sambolah from Africa to the U.S. while he undergoes surgery on his leg.
Watch Axl Rose Rock With AC/DC in Seville, Spain
AC/DC shows always draw a lot of attention, but their current tour is even more under the microscope as Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose fills in on vocals.
Guns N’ Roses ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ Cover Includes Tap Dancing + ‘American Idol’ Contestant
We've never seen a cover of Guns N' Roses' 'Sweet Child o' Mine' quite like this, with a former 'American Idol' contestant and a tap dancer.
Def Leppard Reschedule Postponed 2016 Tour Dates
After having to postpone shows earlier this year, Def Leppard have rescheduled dates for May.
Megadeth’s David Ellefson Pays Tribute to Late Dio / Last in Line Bassist Jimmy Bain
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson shares his appreciation for Jimmy Bain and recalls his role in helping Ellefson with one of Megadeth's legendary albums.
Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett’s Company To Release ‘Ghoul Screamer’ Guitar Pedal
Kirk Hammett's company KHDK Electronics is the Ghoul Screamer guitar pedal, which will be available beginning Oct. 31.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett to Do Signings at 2015 San Diego Comic-Con
Metallica's Kirk Hammett will be selling his KVH Toys and doing signings at the 2015 Comic-Con in San Diego.
Metallica’s ‘Anesthesia’ Gets Upright Bass Cover From Rob Scallon
Viral virtuoso Rob Scallon breaks out his upright bass to cover Metallica's 'Anesthesia.'
Metallica’s ‘Battery’ Gets Blazing Banjo Cover by Rob Scallon
Rob Scallon's 'May-tallica' fun continues with a blistering banjo cover of 'Battery.'