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.
Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Going to North Dakota to Protest Dakota Access Pipeline
The planned Dakota Access Pipeline would transport almost 500,000 barrels of crude oil per day across four states from northwest North Dakota to Illinois.
Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime Unveil ‘Taking on the World’ Video
Watch three veteran vocalists lend their talents to Operation: Mindcrime's 'Taking on the World' video.
Watch Axl Rose Rock With AC/DC in Seville, Spain
AC/DC shows always draw a lot of attention, but their current tour is even more under the microscope as Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose fills in on vocals.
Rage Against the Machine’s Tim Commerford Apologizes For Inspiring Limp Bizkit
Aware of the band's influence, Rage Against the Machine's Tim Commerford apologized for inspiring Limp Bizkit and other rap-rock acts that followed.
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.
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.
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.
Chris Cornell Unveils Track From Upcoming ‘Higher Truth’ Solo Album, Plans Acoustic Tour
Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell will be releasing a new solo album Higher Truth on Sept. 18 via Universal Music.
Rob Zombie Pinball Machine on the Way
He's a rocker, movie director and now a pinball wizard. Rob Zombie is launching his own pinball machine.
Five Finger Death Punch Unveil New Song ‘Jekyll and Hyde’
Five Finger Death Punch will release their new album 'Got Your Six' on Aug. 28, and the band has premiered the new song "Jekyll and Hyde" via MonsterEnergy.com.
Metallica’s ‘Anesthesia’ Gets Upright Bass Cover From Rob Scallon
Viral virtuoso Rob Scallon breaks out his upright bass to cover Metallica's 'Anesthesia.'