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.
Godsmack’s Sully Erna to Embark on December 2014 Solo Tour
With Godsmack's tour schedule blank for the rest of the year, frontman Sully Erna will step out for a string of East Coast dates in December.
Butcher Babies Unveil Slasher Film-Inspired ‘They’re Coming to Take Me Away’ Video
Butcher Babies are ready to put a scare into you with their new video for 'They're Coming to Take Me Away.'
Pop Evil Planning Winter 2014 ‘Set in Stone’ Tour
Pop Evil are ready for a victory lap on their 'Onyx' album as they'll finish 2014 with the 'Set in Stone' tour.
Nonpoint Unveil ‘Breaking Skin’ Video
Nonpoint have unveiled the video for the single 'Breaking Skin.' The powerful clip was directed by Justin Reich.
Watch a Trailer for the Slash-Scored ‘Clowns 3D’ Maze at Universal Studios Hollywood
The 'Clowns 3D' maze featuring music by Slash attraction has officially opened at Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights. Watch a trailer here.
Former Deadlock Drummer Tobias Graf Dies at 35
R.I.P. former Deadlock drummer Tobias Graf.
Lacuna Coil Unveil ‘Nothing Stands in Our Way’ Video
Lacuna Coil are digging deeper into their 'Broken Crown Halo' album by debuting their 'Nothing Stands in Our Way' video.
Nickelback Ink New Record Deal, Debut ‘Edge of a Revolution’ Lyric Video
Nickelback will be back in action this fall thanks to a new deal with Republic Records. The new lyric video for 'Edge of a Revolution' just arrived online.
Five Finger Death Punch ‘No One Gets Left Behind’ Jersey Exceeds ‘5FDP4VETS’ Fundraising G…
Five Finger Death Punch have already exceeded the fundraising goal for their 'No One Gets Left Behind' jersey aiding military organizations.
Butcher Babies’ Carla Harvey To Release First Novel
Butcher Babies member Carla Harvey's first novel, 'Death and Other Dances,' will be released Aug. 25.
Judas Priest Score Highest Chart Debut Ever With ‘Redeemer of Souls’
Judas Priest's latest album 'Redeemer of Souls' has received a lot of accolades, and those positive reviews are translating into sales.
Sevendust Plug Back In for Tour With Gemini Syndrome
After playing 'An Evening With Sevendust' unplugged shows for the past few months in support of their acoustic album ‘Time Travelers & Bonfires,‘ Sevendust are cranking back up in electric mode for a summer tour with Gemini Syndrome.