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.
Seether to Unleash Two-Disc Retrospective
Earlier this year, Seether revealed they were working on three new tracks that would be released in 2013. But instead of being part of a new album, those songs will be included on 'Seether 2002-2013,' a 27-song, two-disc career retrospective to be released Oct. 29.
The Chariot Announce Farewell Tour Dates
Last week,The Chariot posted a video (watch above) announcing they are hanging it up after a decade together. But instead of fading into the sunset, they are going out in a blaze of glory with one final tour.
Linkin Park Unveiling New Song as Part of Facebook Game
On Sept. 12, Linkin Park, will release a free-to-play Facebook game called 'LP Recharge.' Playing the game will also unlock the song 'A Light That Never Comes,' a new Linkin Park collaboration with EDM artist Steve Aoki that the two acts premiered at the Summer Sonic festiva…
Dream Theater’s ‘Live at Luna Park’ To Be Shown In Theaters Prior to DVD Release
From Dream Theater to the movie theater. That's the path for the band's upcoming concert film 'Live at Luna Park.' Beginning Sept. 19, it will be screened at cinemas worldwide.
Megadeth and Jason Newsted Play Metallica’s ‘Phantom Lord’ During Toronto Gigantour Finale
Gigantour 2013 is now in the books, and during the final show last night (Aug. 11) in Toronto, Dave Mustaine and Jason Newsted jammed the Metallica classic 'Phantom Lord' during Megadeth's set (watch fan-shot video above).
Brian ‘Head’ Welch’s Band Love and Death Premiere ‘Meltdown’ Video
Love and Death, the band fronted by Korn guitarist and Loudwire columnist Brian 'Head' Welch, have unleashed the video for 'Meltdown' from their album 'Between Here & Lost.'
Jane’s Addiction Premiere New Track ‘Another Soulmate’
As Jane’s Addiction get ready to hit the road for the Uproar Festival, it looks like they'll have a new song to play. The iconic rock band have just unveiled the track 'Another Soulmate.'
Avenged Sevenfold Song ‘Shepherd of Fire’ Featured in ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’ DLC Pac…
Avenged Sevenfold have made several contributions to the 'Call of Duty' video game series. They'll be part of 'Apocalypse,' the fourth and final downloadable content (DLC) pack of 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II,' due to be released Aug. 27 on XBox Live.
Rage Against the Machine’s L.A. Rising Festival Returning in 2014
Not too long ago ago, Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello said he wasn't sure if the band would ever perform again. And although a lot can happen between now and then, the L.A. Rising concert that they organized and performed at in 2012 will return next year.
Slash Checks Up on Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, Claims Frontman is ‘In Good Shape’
After yesterday's statement from Motorhead about having to cut short their Wacken set due to Lemmy Kilmister's health, none other than Slash has given us an update from Motorhead's camp.
Alter Bridge Unleash Single ‘Addicted to Pain’ From Upcoming Album ‘Fortress’
After recently revealing the cover art and track listing for their latest album, 'Fortress,' Alter Bridge have now released the disc's first single, 'Addicted to Pain.' Fans can now get a taste of the material from their fourth album, which set to be released Oct. 8.
Motorhead Urge Fans Not to Worry About Lemmy Kilmister’s Health After Shortened Wacken Set
After having to cut their set short on Aug. 2 at Germany's Wacken Festival due to Lemmy Kilmister's health, Motorhead have urged fans not to worry about the frontman. Guitarist Phil Campbell has even told fans to ignore rumors perpetuated by "a--hole tweeters.&…