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.
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine: Metallica’s ‘Hardwired…To Self Destruct’ Album ‘Sounds Pretty Go…
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine is given the chance to critique Metallica's new 'Hardwired ... To Self-Destruct' album.
Superjoint Plan January 2017 Tour with Battlecross + Child Bite
Superjoint will kick off 2017 on the road with support from Battlecross and Child Bite.
Stone Sour Unveil Video for ‘Come What(Ever) May’ Favorite ‘Zzyzx Rd.’
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Stone Sour's 'Come What(ever) May,' watch a new video for 'Zzyzx Rd.'
2017 Decibel Magazine Tour To Include Kreator, Obituary + More
The 2017 Decibel Magazine Tour has been announced with Kreator and Obituary heading up the lineup. Dates and details here.
Carcass Hope To Release New Album By End of 2017
Carcass' Bill Steer admits he didn't expect the lengthy touring cycle on their last album, but thinks they'll have a new album by the end of 2017.
Nonpoint Unveil Video For ‘Divided.. Conquer Them,’ Plan 2017 Tour with Alter Bridge
Nonpoint have revealed their video for 'Divided ... Conquer Them' and announced dates with Alter Bridge for early 2017.
Black Sabbath Share Footage Of 1970 TV Performance of ‘Paranoid’
Want a glimpse of Black Sabbath in their early days? Watch this 1970 performance of 'Paranoid' from 'Top of the Pops.'
Eyehategod’s Mike IX Williams Battles Through Complications While Awaiting Liver Transplan…
An update on Eyehategod singer Mike IX Williams' health has been issued, while he awaits a liver transplant.
Gene Hoglan to Release ‘The Atomic Clock: The Clock Strikes Two’ DVD
Drummer extraordinaire Gene Hoglan is set to release his 'The Atomic Clock: The Clock Strikes Two' DVD
Deicide Apparently Replace Guitarist Jack Owen With Monstrosity’s Mark English
While no official announcement has been made yet, Deicide apparently have a new guitarist.
Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Going to North Dakota to Protest Dakota Access Pipeline
The planned Dakota Access Pipeline would transport almost 500,000 barrels of crude oil per day across four states from northwest North Dakota to Illinois.
Metallica, ‘Hardwired…To Self Destruct’ – Album Review
Read our review of the highly anticipated new Metallica album 'Hardwired...To Self Destruct.'