Chad Childers has been a music lover since his parents dragged him along to an Aerosmith/Bachman Turner Overdrive show as an infant. His love of music turned into a career in the mid-90s when he left a job in the Midwest as a librarian and moved to California to intern for Westwood One Radio. That led to work researching for Casey Kasem's countdown shows, writing and producing the alternative and active rock-related prep services SpinFax, The Fax, and Rip, Read and Rock as well as doing interviews across all music and entertainment formats.
Riot Fest Co-Founder Sean McKeough Dead at 42
There's sad news to report as Riot Fest co-founder Sean McKeough has died at the age of 42.
AC/DC, Foo Fighters Make Forbes’ Highest Paid Musicians List
AC/DC and Foo Fighters had strong financial years, making the Forbes Top 30 Highest Paid Musicians list.
Vote for the Best Rock Video – 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards
Who will win the Best Rock Video in the 6th Annual Loudwire Music Awards? Your votes count, so vote here.
Linkin Park Team With MadeWorn for Charitable Clothing Items
Linkin Park are celebrating Giving Tuesday with a collaborative artistic clothing project to raise funds for Music for Relief.
In Flames Bassist Peter Iwers to Exit Band
In Flames bassist Peter Iwers has announced he will be exiting the band after their current U.S. tour.
Nirvana, Deep Purple Songs Among 2017 GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inductees
Every year the GRAMMY Hall of Fame adds to the impressive list of recordings honoring some of the essential songs and albums in the history of music. For 2017, their inductee list includes classic tracks from Nirvana, Deep Purple and more...
Metallica’s ‘Hardwired… To Self-Destruct’ Debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart
Congrats to Metallica, as their 'Hardwired ... To Self-Destruct' album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart.
Five Finger Death Punch’s Ivan Moody on Worcester Concert Comments: ‘I Had a Mental Moment…
Five Finger Death Punch's Ivan Moody has addressed his comments and behavior at the band's recent Worcester show where he claimed his mother was passing on.
Tom Morello Shares Reasons to Mourn Fidel Castro’s Death
In a social media post, Tom Morello says that while he doesn't agree with all Fidel Castro did, there are some reasons the Cuban leader should be mourned.
Axl Rose Settles Lawsuit With Former Guns N’ Roses Instrumentalist Chris Pitman
Axl Rose has settled an outstanding debt with former Guns N' Roses instrumentalist Chris Pitman.