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.
Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris Says Pay-To-Play Is ‘Just Wrong’
Iron Maiden legend Steve Harris says bands should never have to pay to be on a tour bill.
Korn Unveil ‘Take Me’ Video
Korn have released the video for 'Take Me' off their new album 'The Serenity of Suffering.'
The Pretty Reckless, ‘Who You Selling For’ – Album Review
Should you pick up The Pretty Reckless' 'Who You Selling For' album? Read our review.
Metallica Rock ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls’ in Recap of New York Webster Hall Show
Go inside Metallica's recent Webster Hall show in New York City with a focus on the performance of 'For Whom the Bell Tolls.'
Slipknot Guitarist Jim Root Recovering From Back Surgery
Slipknot's guitarist Jim Root is the latest to go under the knife, undergoing back surgery.
Sharon Osbourne Says She and Ozzy Have ‘Worked Out’ Marital Issues
While appearing on 'Conan,' Sharon Osbourne revealed that she and Ozzy Osbourne have worked out their marital issues and also joked about the situation.
Ex-Megadeth Guitarist Chris Poland Recalls Dave Mustaine’s Reaction to Death of Cliff Burt…
In an interview, Chris Poland reflects on the 'Peace Sells' album and shares a bit about Dave Mustaine's reaction to the death of former bandmate Cliff Burton.
Watch One of Lemmy Kilmister’s Final Video Interviews
Just a few months before his death, Lemmy Kilmister took part in this video interview at the Rainbow Bar and Grill.
Of Mice & Men Unveil New Song ‘Contagious’
Of Mice & Men are unveiling yet another song from their 'Cold World' album. Listen to 'Contagious' here.
Metallica’s Lars Ulrich: ‘I Hope We Go On Making Records Until the Day We Fall Over’
Metallica's Lars Ulrich speaks about the future and his hope that the band continues to make albums 'until the day they fall over.'
Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett’s KHDK Electronics Releases the Scuzz Box Pedal
Looking to get a dirty, scuzzy vibe out of your guitar? Check out the new Kirk Hammett KHDK Electronics Scuzz Box Pedal.
Pierce the Veil to Embark on Fall ‘Made to Destroy’ Tour
Pierce the Veil will be criss-crossing the U.S. on the just announced "Made to Destroy Tour" with Neck Deep and I Prevail. The trek begins and ends in California, launching Sept. 3 in San Francisco and wrapping up nearly two months later in Los Angeles...