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.
Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals Release 2-Song EP
Phil Anselmo's inaugural Housecore Horror and Music Festival got underway today (Oct. 24) in Austin, Texas. To celebrate, they are releasing a limited edition, two song vinyl EP.
Ex-Killswitch Engage Vocalist Howard Jones Resurfaces in Devil You Know
Howard Jones departed Killswitch Engage at the beginning of 2012 and was replaced by the band's original singer Jesse Leach. Now, after rumblings earlier this year of his involvement in a new band, an official announcement has now been made regarding Jones' new outfit.The vocalist has teamed up with…
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Teams Up With Norah Jones on ‘Foreverly’ Album
Billie Joe Armstrong has been expanding his artistic horizons recently. He landed a role in the movie 'Like Sunday, Like Rain,' and now the Green Day frontman has recorded an album with singer/songwriter Norah Jones.
All That Remains Unveil Video for ‘What If I Was Nothing’
All That Remains have unleashed the video for the catchy power ballad 'What If I Was Nothing,' the latest single from their 2012 album 'A War You Cannot Win' (watch above).
Black Sabbath Unleash ‘Loner’ Video From Upcoming Live DVD
It has been a big year for Black Sabbath. The legendary act's long awaited comeback album '13' was released, and they've toured the world in support of it. Their Melbourne, Australia shows from this past spring were recorded for the ‘Black Sabbath: Live…Gathered in T…
Of Mice & Men Ready New Album for 2014 Release
After spending the summer recording their third album, Of Mice & Men have wrapped up tracking, and the record is in the process of being mixed. Check out a studio update video above.
Lamb of God to Unleash 10th Anniversary Edition of ‘As the Palaces Burn’
Back in 2003, Lamb of God were an up-and-coming band who had just released their second album 'As the Palaces Burn.' A decade later, they are one of the biggest bands in metal, and will issue a 10th anniversary edition of the landmark album on Nov. 11. A remixed and remastered version…
Ozzy Osbourne’s Baby Granddaughter Pearl Dresses as ‘Princess of Darkness’
Ozzy Osbourne is known for his trademark glasses and long black hair. They have been part of his look for decades (save for that blond period in the '80s). Now, his baby granddaughter Pearl is following in his footsteps, as you can see from the photo below posted by Ozzy's son Jack on Twit…
Korn Rocks ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’
Korn's 'The Paradigm Shift' gets released today, and the band performed last night on ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live.' They were slated to play a mini-concert, which will included their current hit single 'Never Never.'
The Devil Wears Prada Unveil ‘First Sight’ Video
The Devil Wears Prada's fifth studio album '8:18' was released in September, and they have now premiered their latest video, 'First Sight,' via Blabbermouth (watch above). The clip was directed by Maria Juranic. It's not a typical video, with no band performance footage…
3 Doors Down Reveal Details of 10th Annual Better Life Foundation Concert
In 2003, rockers 3 Doors Down started The Better Life Foundation, whose mission is to make a positive change in the lives of children in need of food, shelter, and medical assistance, and to enhance the lives of children and young adults with special needs. Each year, the band holds a benefit concer…
Metallica Share Video Recap of Apollo Theater Gig
Metallica recently played a once-in-a-lifetime gig at New York's legendary Apollo Theater, and the band is now sharing the experience with all of their fans via a new recap video featuring a performance of 'Master of Puppets' (watch above).