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.
Corey Taylor to Appear in ‘Fear Clinic’ Movie With Horror Star Robert Englund
Slipknot / Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor is expanding his artistic horizons. In addition to being a musician and author, he's adding acting to his repertoire. He's set to appear in the feature film 'Fear Clinic.'
Metallica Unveil Full 2014 European Tour Dates
After announcing a few dates last week, Metallica have firmed up dates for all 15 shows on their 2014 European Tour
I Killed the Prom Queen to Unleash New Album ‘Beloved’ in February 2014
Australian metalcore band I Killed the Prom Queen will release their third studio album, 'Beloved,' on Feb. 18, 2014 via Epitaph Records, marking their first disc since 2008's 'Sleepless Nights and City Lights.' Listen to the new song 'To the Wolves' abov…
Adrenaline Mob Announce New Album ‘Men of Honor’ + Reveal New Drummer
Adrenaline Mob announced earlier this year that drummer Mike Portnoy would be exiting the band, but that didn't mean the demise of the group. The group has just announced details of their new album and has named Twisted Sister's A.J. Pero as Portnoy's replacement.
Nile Announce 2014 North American Tour
South Carolina death metal icons Nile will be embarking on a North American tour beginning in April of 2014.
Of Mice & Men Unveil ‘You’re Not Alone’ Lyric Video
After last week's announcement that their third album 'Restoring Force' will be released on Jan. 28, Of Mice & Men have unleashed the lyric video for 'You're Not Alone' (watch above).
Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Launches Fashion Line
Lzzy Hale, frontwoman of Grammy-winning hard rockers Halestorm, is expanding her horizons beyond music with Scissor Happy, a clothing and accessory line featuring her designs.
‘Volume 2′ of Five Finger Death Punch’s ‘Wrong Side of Heaven’ Lands at No. 2 on Billboard…
After Five Finger Death Punch's 'The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell Volume 1' debuted at No. 2 when it was released in July, the follow-up 'The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell Volume 2' has just matched it, also securing the No. 2 spo…
Of Mice & Men Announce January 2014 Release of New Album ‘Restoring Force’
California metalcore act Of Mice & Men have revealed the title and release date for their third studio album. 'Restoring Force' will be unleashed Jan. 28 via Rise Records.
For Today Announce New Album and 2014 Headlining Tour
Earlier this year, metalcore band For Today released the EP 'Prevailer.' Now the band has announced that their next studio album, 'Fight the Silence,' is set to be issued on Feb. 4. Pre-orders of the album and various merch bundles are available here, and you can listen to t…
Dave Grohl: Foo Fighters Next Album Being Recorded ‘In a Way That No One’s Done Before’
Dave Grohl has been busy working with other artists including Ghost (Ghost B.C.) and country superstars the Zac Brown Band. Now he's turning his attention back to Foo Fighters, and has just made an interesting statement about their next album.
Metallica To Debut New Song and Let Fans Pick Setlists on 2014 European Tour
Metallica will head to Europe next summer for a string of concerts, and ticket holders will have the opportunity to vote for songs that the band will play during each show. Metallica will let fans pick 17 of the 18 songs they play. The 18th will be a brand new track, as the band declares they a…