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.
Metallica, ‘Hardwired…To Self Destruct’ – Album Review
Read our review of the highly anticipated new Metallica album 'Hardwired...To Self Destruct.'
Metallica Catalog To Be Available on Napster After 17 Years
After famously sparring in the early 2000s, Metallica and Napster have come to an agreement with the band's music being available via Napster's service.
Motley Crue, ‘The End: Live in Los Angeles’ – DVD/CD Review
Read our review of Motley Crue's DVD/CD release 'The End: Live in Los Angeles.'
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.'
Jane’s Addiction, Bad Brains + MC5 Members React to Rock Hall Nominations
Members of Jane's Addiction, Bad Brains and MC5 have offered statements on being nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt Talks ‘Sorceress,’ Beer, Record Collecting + More
Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt discusses the band's new album, their new beer and his fascinating approach to record collecting.
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.'
Evanescence to Release ‘The Ultimate Collection’ Vinyl Box Set in December
Evanescence have detailed what will be part of 'The Ultimate Collection' vinyl box set, which is due in December.
Alter Bridge, ‘The Last Hero’ – Album Review
Read our review of the new Alter Bridge album, 'The Last Hero.'