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.
Bruce Dickinson, ‘What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography’ – Book Review
Before you pick up Bruce Dickinson's 'What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography,' check out our review.
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine + Mascot Vic Rattlehead Collectible Figures in the Works
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine and the band's mascot Vic Rattlehead will get their own KnuckleBonz figures this fall.
2017 Record Store Day: Guide to Rock + Metal Releases
The large list of special Record Store Day releases have been revealed. See what's in store for hard rock and metal fans.
Five Finger Death Punch’s Jeremy Spencer to Appear in Horror Movie ‘Murder Hill’
Five Finger Death Punch drummer Jeremy Spencer is ready for his close-up, as he'll appear in the upcoming horror flick 'Murder Hill.'
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.
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A tragic accident occurred as the crew were breaking down the stage after Avenged Sevenfold's show in Germany.
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: Metallica’s ‘Hardwired…To Self Destruct’ Album ‘Sounds Pretty Good to Me’
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine is given the chance to critique Metallica's new 'Hardwired ... To Self-Destruct' album.
Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Going to North Dakota to Protest Dakota Access Pipeline
The planned Dakota Access Pipeline would transport almost 500,000 barrels of crude oil per day across four states from northwest North Dakota to Illinois.
Drowning Pool To Headline ‘Not-So-Silent-Night’ Tour, Release Lyric Video for ‘Hell To Pay’
Drowning Pool have revealed the dates for their 'Not-So-Silent-Night' tour and their' 'Hell to Pay' lyric video.
Original Alice Cooper Band Members Ready Black Friday Release; Bassist Preps Beasto Blanco Album
Alice Cooper and members of his original band will release 'Live From the Astroturf' on Black Friday, and bassist Chuck Garric has a new Beasto Blanco album.
Deftones’ Chino Moreno to Perform Inside an Icelandic Volcano
Deftones frontman Chino Moreno will play an acoustic set inside the Thrihnuagigur volcano.