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 Guitarist Jim Root Recovering From Back Surgery
Slipknot's guitarist Jim Root is the latest to go under the knife, undergoing back surgery.
Don Dokken Reveals Classic Dokken Lineup Writing a New Song for Reunion Tour
The classic lineup of Dokken (Don Dokken, George Lynch, Jeff Pilson and ‘Wild’ Mick Brown) are getting ready to share the stage together for the first time in more than 20 years. They'll play six shows in Japan beginning Oct. 5 as part of the "Unleashed …
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.'
Anthrax to Perform on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’
Mark your calendars! Anthrax will perform their song 'Monster at the End' during an appearance on 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' on Aug. 24.
Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime Unveil New Song ‘The Fight’
Get a listen to the somber and melodic new Operation: Mindcrime song 'The Fight.'
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.
Prophets of Rage Share ‘Killing in the Name’ Live Video, Tease ‘The Party’s Over’ Recordin…
Prophets of Rage are sharing the new live video for 'Killing in the Name' and they've teased that they'll be recording a studio version of 'The Party's Over.'
Skindred to Embark on U.S. Tour in September With (hed) P.E. + SOiL
Skindred will be hitting the road in September in the U.S. with (hed) p.e. and SOiL.
Tommy Lee: Motley Crue Bandmates ‘Never Even Said Goodbye’ After Final Show
Tommy Lee reveals in a new interview that after Motley Crue's final performance, his bandmates never said their goodbyes to one another.