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.
Projected, Featuring Sevendust, Alter Bridge + Tremonti Members, Reveal New Album Details
Projected, the band featuring members of Sevendust, Alter Bridge and Tremonti, have revealed details behind their 'Ignite My Insanity' album.
All That Remains Unveil Lyric Video for ‘Louder’
All That Remains are digging deeper into their 'Madness' album with a new lyric video for 'Louder.'
Prophets of Rage Share ‘Killing in the Name’ Live Video, Tease ‘The Party’s Over’ Recording
Prophets of Rage are sharing the new live video for 'Killing in the Name' and they've teased that they'll be recording a studio version of 'The Party's Over.'
Deftones’ Chino Moreno to Perform Inside an Icelandic Volcano
Deftones frontman Chino Moreno will play an acoustic set inside the Thrihnuagigur volcano.
82-Year-Old ‘America’s Got Talent’ Contestant Rocks Drowning Pool’s ‘Bodies’
82-year-old John Hetlinger surprised and delighted the 'America's Got Talent' judges with his rendition of Drowning Pool's 'Bodies.'
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 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.
Van Halen’s David Lee Roth Hilariously Berates Fan Who Threw Beer Onstage
With the high price of beer at concerts, it seems like a waste of money to want to toss one onstage.
James Hetfield + M. Shadows Audition To Be Zombies in ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 3′
As part of a contest to be a zombie in the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 video game, a clip has been released that you can watch above that features celebrities "auditioning" to be zombies.
Trivium Unleash ‘Blind Leading the Blind’ Video
The clip features a middle-aged bar band playing the song to a varied audience that includes everyone from young adults clad in Trivium shirts to senior citizens.
Soulfly Unleash ‘Archangel’ Title Track
Rock on! Soulfly are leading up to the release of their 'Archangel' album by unveiling the disc's title track. Take a listen.
Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda Revives Fort Minor Project, Unveils New Video ‘Welcome’
"Fort Minor is a solo project," Shinoda says. "It was born out of my earliest experience as a music and visual art fan."