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.
Five Finger Death Punch’s Chris Kael on Demi Lovato Overdose: ‘I Hope That She Comes Out o…
'I hope that she comes out of this wake up call woke,' says the bassist, while also offering support to those struggling with sobriety.
Watch Foo Fighters + Joe Walsh Bring ‘Rocky Mountain Way’ to Fenway Park
The Eagles and James Gang legend stepped out with Foo Fighters, bringing a blistering cover of 'Rocky Mountain Way' to Boston's Fenway Park crowd.
Ozzy Osbourne Moved by St. Louis Women’s Choir Singing ‘Changes’
Watch the emotional moment between Ozzy Osbourne and his daughter Kelly in this clip from 'Ozzy & Jack's World Detour' visit to Missouri.
Steel Panther’s Satchel ‘Pussy Melter’ Effects Pedal Causes Backlash
Shocker: some people find the name of the pedal to be sexist.
Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen + More Return for 2018 ‘Generation Axe’ North Amer…
Vai and Wylde will be joined by Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi on the guitar-centric tour.
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Reveals Child Birth Incident Led to May 2018 Tour Exit
The guitarist learned his wife had died and been brought back to life while giving birth to their son.
Alice Cooper’s ‘Paranormal Evening’ in Paris Concert Set Announced
See the tracklist and his upcoming tour dates.
Vinnie Paul Public Memorial Set for July 1 in Dallas
The public will have a chance to say their farewell to the drumming legend.
Will Grammy Expansion of Top Categories Give Rock + Metal a Fair Shake?
The Recording Academy has announced the expansion of the Record, Song, Album of the Year and Best New Artist categories from five to eight nominees.
Hellyeah’s Chad Gray on Vinnie Paul’s Death: ‘I Just Don’t Want to Believe It’s Real’
'I Just don't want to believe it's real,' says the singer, who offers thanks to all the fans and music peers who have expressed their condolences.