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.
Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Slayer + More To Play Knotfest Mexico 2016
The lineup for this year's Knotfest Mexico is stacked, with Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Slayer and more.
Anthrax Unveil ‘Zero Tolerance’ Lyric Video, Reflect on 35 Years as a Band
Get a look at the new lyric video for Anthrax's 'Zero Tolerance' and see what Scott Ian has to say about 35 years of being in Anthrax.
82-Year-Old ‘America’s Got Talent’ Contestant Rocks Drowning Pool’s ‘Bodies’
82-year-old John Hetlinger surprised and delighted the 'America's Got Talent' judges with his rendition of Drowning Pool's 'Bodies.'
Hollywood Vampires’ Alice Cooper: Joe Perry Asked Johnny Depp for Guitar Lessons
Alice Cooper reveals in a new interview that after Joe Perry saw Johnny Depp play guitar in the film 'Chocolat,' he asked for lessons from the actor.
Five Finger Death Punch Sign New Label Deal With Rise Records
Five Finger Death Punch will record their future albums for Rise Records after completing their contract with Prospect Park.
Zakk Wylde Emoji Set Now Available
Need to add something to make your next text message stand out? Why not try the Zakk Wylde emoji set?
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.
Babymetal to Appear in ‘Super Mario Maker’ Video Game
How would you like to play as Babymetal in a 'Super Mario' game? That will soon happen with a Babymetal character in 'Super Mario Maker.'
Eagles of Death Metal Drummer’s Kit From Paris’ Le Bataclan Show Returned and Repaired
Eagles of Death Metal drummer Julian Dorio reveals the kit he played at the Le Bataclan show in Paris has been repaired and returned.
Alice Cooper Says Axl Rose’s Voice Is ‘Absolutely Perfect’ for AC/DC
Alice Cooper is among those that thinks the pairing of Axl Rose and AC/DC is a good one.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘I Developed My Own Musical Path While Being in Record Stores’
The Metallica guitarist says he developed his musical aesthetic by his trips to record stores as a youth.
Jim Breuer Album, Featuring Guest Appearance by Brian Johnson, Set for May Release
Comedian Jim Breuer has announced the release details for 'Songs From the Garage,' his rock album with special guest Brian Johnson from AC/DC.