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.
Poison Drummer Rikki Rockett Remains Cancer Free One Year After Experimental Therapy
In a new update, Poison drummer Rikki Rockett reveals that he's still cancer free one year after starting an experimental immunotherapy.
All That Remains Unveil Artwork + Track Listing For ‘Madness’ Album
All That Remains have rolled out more details for their 'Madness' album, serving up the 'Safe House' lyric video, album artwork and a track listing.
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.
Crew Member Dies in Tragic Accident Following Avenged Sevenfold / Disturbed Concert in Germany [Update]
A tragic accident occurred as the crew were breaking down the stage after Avenged Sevenfold's show in Germany.
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.
Chickenfoot Unveil New Song ‘Divine Termination’
Chickenfoot have released 'Divine Termination,' their first new song in five years.
Body Count Post Second Teaser For ‘No Lives Matter’ Single
Get ready for the new Body Count album with this teaser for the single 'No Lives Matter.'
Korn’s Jonathan Davis Launches T-Shirt Campaign to Benefit Suicide Prevention + Anti-Bullying Organizations
Korn frontman Jonathan Davis is using his platform as a rocker to help launch a t-shirt campaign helping out suicide prevention and anti-bullying organizations.
Judas Priest Unveil Live Version of ‘Locked In’ From ‘Turbo’ 30th Anniversary Edition
Judas Priest are treating fans to a live version of 'Locked In' from the upcoming 30th anniversary release of 'Turbo.'
Thirty Seconds to Mars Preview 2017’s ‘Camp Mars’ Summer Retreat
Are you ready for Camp Mars? Thirty Seconds to Mars have released a trailer as they prep for year three of their annual summer getaway.
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Says He Got Over Metallica Using His Songs a Long Time Ago
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says in a new feature reflecting on his career that he got over Metallica using his songs a long time ago.
Halestorm, ‘ReAniMate 3.0: The Covers EP’ Review
Read our review of the new Halestorm release, 'ReAniMate 3.0: The Covers EP.'