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.
Metallica To Play Two Historic September Shows in Quebec City
Metallica are very familiar with Quebec's Colisee Pepsi, playing seven shows in the arena dating back to 1989.
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 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).
Banjo Guy Ollie Unveils Metallica ‘Enter Sandman’ Cover
Metallica's iconic single "Enter Sandman" has been given a twangy makeover by Banjo Guy Ollie.
Metallica + Megadeth Combined in New Mashup ‘Fight Fire With Lungs of Hell’
YouTube mashup-meister The Taskmaster has returned to the thrash metal well for another combination of Metallica and Megadeth.
Metallica Unveil Video From Recent Corporate Gig
The employees of Salesforce.com were fortunate enough to have Metallica play the company's private party in San Francisco on Feb. 9.
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.
Dave Mustaine: I Probably Shouldn’t Have Punched James Hetfield in the Mouth
In a new interview, Dave Mustaine lists a few of his regrets, including punching James Hetfield in the mouth.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett To Jam With Exodus at Fear FestEvil Show During Comic-Con
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is set to perform with his old band, Exodus, at the Fear FestEvil show during Comic-Con in San Diego.
Metallica To Headline 2014 Glastonbury Festival
Metallica have played nearly everywhere in the world. Last year they played on all seven continents, including Antarctica. But one place they haven't played is the legendary Glastonbury Festival in England. That will change next month.
Metallica Join MusiCares MAP Fund Tribute to Ozzy Osbourne
Metallica already have a lot on their plate, but they aren't too busy to help out a worthy cause. They will be performing at the 10th annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert on May 12 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles where their pal Ozzy Osbourne is being saluted.
Metallica Reveal Full Details for Second Annual San Francisco Giants ‘Metallica Night’
Metallica have a busy summer planned, as they've lined up a number of shows and plan to work on material for a new album. Last year, they were asked by their hometown San Francisco Giants baseball team to participate in Metallica Night, and it was such a success they are doing it again.