Chad Childers has been a music lover since his parents dragged him along to an Aerosmith/Bachman Turner Overdrive show as an infant. His love of music turned into a career in the mid-90s when he left a job in the Midwest as a librarian and moved to California to intern for Westwood One Radio. That led to work researching for Casey Kasem's countdown shows, writing and producing the alternative and active rock-related prep services SpinFax, The Fax, and Rip, Read and Rock as well as doing interviews across all music and entertainment formats.
Guns N’ Roses Officially Announced as 2016 Coachella Festival Headliner
The Coachella 2016 lineup has been revealed and Guns N' Roses will headline both Saturdays.
Rainbow Bar and Grill to Host Public Lemmy Kilmister Memorial, Petition Launched for Statu…
Update: The Rainbow Bar & Grill has issued the following statement: Due to the overwhelming and supportive response to Lemmy's memorial we are now using the entire Strip to compensate for overflow. The Rainbow will close from 5:00 until 9:00 for a private service Saturday however the Roxy and Wh…
Motley Crue Bring It ‘Home Sweet Home’ to Los Angeles for Final Show
Motley Crue concluded their touring career on New Year's Eve in Los Angeles at the Staples Center.
Report: Guns N’ Roses, Featuring Axl Rose + Slash, to Headline 2016 Coachella Festival
According to Billboard, Guns N' Roses, with Axl Rose + Slash on board, will headline the 2016 Coachella Festival and is in the process of booking other dates.
Rockers React: Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister Dead at 70
Members of the music and entertainment community have weighed in with commentary via social media on the death of music icon Lemmy Kilmister.
Puddle of Mudd’s Wes Scantlin Arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance
The Puddle of Mudd vocalist added to his arrest record for allegedly being in possession of a controlled substance after Beverly Hills police pulled him over.
Pearl Jam Reveal Plans to Tour in 2016 Via Twitter Chat
An announcement on Pearl Jam's next tour is expected early in 2016.
Scott Weiland Toxicology Reports Expected in ‘Four to Eight Weeks,’ Bassist Released From …
The authorities are expecting Scott Weiland's toxicology reports in 'four to eight weeks.' Meanwhile, bassist Tommy Black has been released from jail.
Velvet Revolver’s Matt Sorum: ‘I Feel Like I Made My Peace’ With Scott Weiland
The Velvet Revolver drummer, who traded barbs with Weiland upon the singer's exit, says he feels that he and Weiland had made peace in recent years.
Rockers React: Scott Weiland Dead at 48
The music world has responded with commentary on the death of Scott Weiland. Read a sampling of comments here.
Eagles of Death Metal Speak on Paris Tragedy, Documentary Pulled From Film Festival
Eagles of Death Metal have reportedly given their first on camera interview since the Paris terrorist attacks.
Kurt Cobain’s Nirvana ‘MTV Unplugged’ Cardigan and a Lock of His Hair on Auction Block
The familiar cardigan that Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain wore during the 'MTV Unplugged' appearance is going on the auction block.