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.
Metallica Release Live Videos From South American Shows
The South American leg of Metallica's 'By Request' tour is complete, and now the band has released several videos from the shows. The latest video (watch above) is from the second Buenos Aires, Argentina, concert on March 30.
Nine Inch Nails Parody ‘This Is a Trent Reznor Song’ Gets Hilarious Music Video
Back in January, the hilarious parody song 'This Is a Trent Reznor Song' was released by Freddy Scott. He channels Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor in a spot on performance.
Machine Head To Headline 2014 Scion Rock Fest
The lineup for the sixth annual Scion Rock Fest has been unveiled. Among the 25 plus bands playing are headliners Machine Head and High on Fire along with Red Fang and Crowbar. The free event will be held at multiple venues in Pomona, Calif. on May 17.
Motorhead Unveil Lyric Video For ‘Crying Shame’
When Motörhead started, MTV didn't exist yet. These days, YouTube has become the place to watch all the latest clips. With that in mind, Motorhead have unleashed a lyric video for 'Crying Shame' from last year's 'Aftershock' album.
Sevendust Add Second Leg to ‘An Evening With’ Acoustic Trek
With the April 15 release of their crowdfunded acoustic album 'Time Travelers & Bonfires' just a few weeks away, Sevendust have added more dates to their previously announced acoustic 'An Evening With Sevendust' tour.
Metallica Reveal Full Details for Second Annual San Francisco Giants ‘Metallica Night’
Metallica have a busy summer planned, as they've lined up a number of shows and plan to work on material for a new album. Last year, they were asked by their hometown San Francisco Giants baseball team to participate in Metallica Night, and it was such a success they are doing it again.
Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme Says He’d Consider Playing Grammys Again
Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age recently sat down for a fan Q&A with Australia's Fasterlouder.com. Some of the questions he answered (watch above) included the Grammys, the Kyuss lawsuit, the possibility of another Desert Sessions album and his favorite ice cream flavo…
Slash to Participate in Jimi Hendrix Celebration at 2014 South by Southwest
Slash has a jam packed schedule at this year's South By Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. One of the events he'll be a part of is March 13's Jimi Hendrix Celebration.
Metallica Offer 1986 Concert for Free Download, Post ‘Death Magnetic’ Era Video Footage
It's not throwback Thursday yet, but Metallica are digging into the vault to release a vintage concert and some video from the 'Death Magnetic'/'Beyond Magnetic' sessions.
Miss May I Unveil ‘Rise of the Lion’ Album Release Date + Track Listing
The Ohio metalcore band Miss May I have completed their fourth album 'Rise of the Lion,' which will be released April 29 via Rise Records. This time around, the band worked with legendary producer Terry Date (Pantera, Deftones).
Asking Alexandria Cover Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Closer’ for ‘Punk Goes ’90s Vol. 2′
The second volume of 'Punk Goes '90s' will be released April 1, and it features modern artists covering classic '90s tracks. Prior to the disc's release, fans can check out the lyric video for Asking Alexandria's version of the Nine Inch Nails classic 'Closer'…
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘We Have To Start Working on the Album’
Even though Metallica haven't released a new studio album since 2008's 'Death Magnetic,' they've kept plenty busy. Between global touring (they played all 7 continents including Antarctica in 2013) and making the 3D movie 'Through the Never,' they have remaine…