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.
Queensryche, Tesla + Lita Ford Lead 2018 Monsters of Rock Cruise
The lineup for the 2018 Monsters of Rock Cruise has been revealed.
Deep Purple’s Ian Paice Says ‘There’s No Point’ to Consider Reunion With Ritchie Blackmore
While he didn't rule it out, Deep Purple's Ian Paice says there's really no point of a reunion with Ritchie Blackmore.
‘Hired Gun’ Documentary to Receive Theatrical Screening
'Hired Gun,' a documentary featuring Alice Cooper, Jason Newsted, Jason Hook and more, will receive a theatrical screening in June.
Alex Lifeson on Rush: ‘We Will Be Doing Things Together Again’
In a new interview, Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson stated that the members of the band 'will be doing things together again.'
Warrant To Unleash New Album ‘Louder Harder Faster’ in May
Warrant have been hard at work and will issue the 'Louder Harder Faster' album in May.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Puts Classic 1968 Jaguar XKE Up for Auction
Metallica guitar great Kirk Hammett has put his classic 1968 Jaguar XKE on the auction block.
Sammy Hagar Reveals Guests for Season 2 of ‘Rock and Roll Road Trip,’ Will Speak at SXSW
Sammy Hagar has teased which guests will join him for Season 2 of his 'Rock and Roll Road Trip' show and also been confirmed to speak at SXSW.
Zakk Wylde’s Zakk Sabbath to Embark on First Headlining Tour This Spring
Zakk Wylde and his Zakk Sabbath cohorts will hit the road for their first major headlining tour this spring.
Judas Priest Unveil Live Version of ‘Locked In’ From ‘Turbo’ 30th Anniversary Edition
Judas Priest are treating fans to a live version of 'Locked In' from the upcoming 30th anniversary release of 'Turbo.'
Geoff Tate, Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens + Blaze Bayley Team Up For November ‘Trinity’ Tour
Geoff Tate, Tim 'Ripper Owens and Blaze Bayley are set to unite for the 'Trinity' tour in November.
Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett’s KHDK Electronics Releases the Scuzz Box Pedal
Looking to get a dirty, scuzzy vibe out of your guitar? Check out the new Kirk Hammett KHDK Electronics Scuzz Box Pedal.
‘Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour’ Unveils Another Trailer
Before 'Ozzy & Jack's World Detour' arrives on History Channel, get a look at another trailer for the series.