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.
Avenged Sevenfold Unveils New Trailer, Release Date for ‘Deathbat’ Video Game
Along with unveiling a new trailer, Avenged Sevenfold have announced Oct. 16 as the release date for their mobile video game 'Hail To the King: Deathbat.'
Live Unleashes New Song ‘The Way Around Is Through’ From Upcoming ‘The Turn’ Album
After the announcement a couple weeks ago that Live were returning with a new singer, the band has unveiled a new single, 'The Way Around is Through.'
Black Label Society Unveils Piano Version Clip for New Song ‘Scars’ [Video]
Watch as Zakk Wylde tickles the ivories in the piano version video for 'Scars.'
Chiodos Reveals Lineup Changes Ahead of Tour, Unveils New ‘3 AM’ Clip [Video]
Chiodos have replaced two of the band's longtime members ahead of their tour, and they've just released a new video for '3 AM.'
Former Deadlock Drummer Tobias Graf Dies at 35
R.I.P. former Deadlock drummer Tobias Graf.
Nonpoint Unleash Catchy New Track ‘Never Ending Hole’
Nonpoint have returned with a catchy new song called 'Never Ending Hole' from their 'The Return' album.
Wayne Static, Powerman 5000 Team Up for November 2014 Co-Headlining Tour
Wayne Static is taking his solo band back on the road for a co-headlining tour with Powerman 5000.
Lacuna Coil Unveils ‘Nothing Stands in Our Way’ Clip [Video]
Lacuna Coil are digging deeper into their 'Broken Crown Halo' album by debuting their 'Nothing Stands in Our Way' video.
Accept Debuts Lyric Clip for ‘Final Journey’ [Video]
Accept have unveiled the fiery new lyric video for their song 'Final Journey.'
Crobot to Unleash ‘Something Supernatural’ Album in October
After Pennsylvania rockers Crobot gave a taste of things to come with a four song self-titled EP back in May, now comes word that their full-length album 'Something Supernatural' will be released Oct. 28 via Wind-up.
Suicide Silence, The Black Dahlia Murder Headlining October 2014 Tour
Suicide Silence and The Black Dahlia Murder will be sharing stages this fall on a co-headlining tour.
Wovenwar Unveils Hard Hitting ‘All Rise’ Video
Wovenwar, featuring the former members of As I Lay Dying, have unleashed a hard-hitting performance-based video of their new song 'All Rise.'