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.
Hollywood Vampires’ Alice Cooper: Joe Perry Asked Johnny Depp for Guitar Lessons
Alice Cooper reveals in a new interview that after Joe Perry saw Johnny Depp play guitar in the film 'Chocolat,' he asked for lessons from the actor.
Iggy Pop’s ‘Live in Basel 2015′ Concert Film to Receive June Theatrical Screenings
A concert film taken from Iggy Pop's performance at the Basel Session Festival in Switzerland in 2015 will screen in theaters in June.
Alice Cooper Says Axl Rose’s Voice Is ‘Absolutely Perfect’ for AC/DC
Alice Cooper is among those that thinks the pairing of Axl Rose and AC/DC is a good one.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘I Developed My Own Musical Path While Being in Record Stores’
The Metallica guitarist says he developed his musical aesthetic by his trips to record stores as a youth.
Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Street Party Planned For March
Ronnie James Dio's Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund will host a street party in Glendale, Calif.
Kurt Cobain’s ‘Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings’ Album to See November Release
'Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings,' a collection of Kurt Cobain solo material, is available to order in a variety of options ahead of its November release.
Kurt Cobain’s Beatles Cover to Reportedly See November Release
In addition to the Montage of Heck soundtrack, a 7-inch single featuring Kurt Cobain's cover of the Beatles' 'And I Love Her' will follow in late November.
Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Recalls 1985 PMRC Senate Hearing
Twisted Sister's Dee Snider, who was invited to testify in the 1985 Senate hearing regarding the content of songs, reflects on the experience 30 years later.
Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister to Be Honored at Bass Player Live! 2015
Congrats to Lemmy Kilmister, who will be one of the honorees at the 2015 Bass Player Live! event taking place in Los Angeles.
The Harp Twins Cover Metallica’s ‘One’
The Harp Twins are back with another Metallica cover. This time around twin sisters Camille and Kennerly Kitt give "One" the ethereal harp treatment.
James Hetfield + M. Shadows Audition To Be Zombies in ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 3′
As part of a contest to be a zombie in the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 video game, a clip has been released that you can watch above that features celebrities "auditioning" to be zombies.
AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’ Used By Ashley Madison Hackers
How does an AC/DC classic tie into the Ashley Madison hacking scandal? Find out here.