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.
Deftones to Headline 2014 Texas Showdown Tattoo & Music Festival
Deftones have signed on to headline the opening night of the 2014 Texas Showdown Tattoo & Music Festival.
Megadeth in the Studio Working on New Material
David Ellefson and Dave Mustaine are busy writing new riffs for the next Megadeth album.
Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose Makes Cameo in World Cup Budweiser Ad
Check out Axl Rose in this new World Cup Budweiser commercial.
Arch Enemy Unleash ‘No More Regrets’ Video
Along with this week's release of their 'War Eternal' album, Arch Enemy have unveiled the video for 'No More Regrets.'
Judas Priest Reveal ‘Crossfire’ Song Clip From Upcoming Album
Judas Priest have been unveiling a steady stream of previews and full versions of songs from their upcoming album 'Redeemer of Souls,' which will be released July 8. In the clip above you can listen to a snippet of the song 'Crossfire' along with commentary from frontman Rob…
Godsmack Tease New Single ‘1000hp’
Godsmack have finished up recording their latest album '1000hp,' and now we're getting a sneak preview of the title track and leadoff single.
Philip Anselmo Discusses New Down EP, Housecore Horror Film Festival + More
Down are back with the second installment of a series of four EPs. ‘Down IV Part I: the Purple EP’ was released in 2012, and the follow up, ‘Down IV - Part II,’ is out today (May 13). The band is also currently on tour with Black Label Society...
Five Finger Death Punch Plan To Release New Album in 2015
The prolific Five Finger Death Punch released two new studio albums in 2013. 'The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1‘ was unleashed in July, followed by 'Volume 2‘ in November. Now, it has been revealed that they already have plans to unleash a new al…
Trapt to Play Self-Titled Album In Its Entirety on 2014 Summer Tour
Trapt will be hitting the road for an extensive North American tour this summer. During the trek, they'll be revisiting their 2002 self-titled album in its entirety.
Watch Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale in Lindsey Stirling’s ‘Shatter Me’ Video
Rock and metal fans might not be familiar with Lindsey Stirling, but the violinist currently has the No. 1 album on iTunes with 'Shatter Me.' The title track features Halestorm's Lzzy Hale, and you can watch the video above. There's also a behind the scenes video with Hale and St…
Pantera’s ‘Far Beyond Bootleg: Live From Donington ’94’ To Be Issued on Vinyl
The recent release of the 20th anniversary edition of Pantera's 'Far Beyond Driven' included a second disc of 'Far Beyond Bootleg: Live From Donington '94.' Now, the concert will get its first vinyl release on June 3, almost 20 years to the day that the show was played.
Rob Zombie Working on New Album
Rob Zombie released his latest solo album 'Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor' only a year ago, but that hasn't stopped him from already working on a follow-up.