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.
Red Fang Plot Late 2016 U.S. Tour; Music Featured on Pinball Machine
Red Fang will be heading out on a tour in November and December and also announced that their music is now featured in a new pinball machine.
Opeth Unveil Behind-the-Scenes Studio Video, Announce Charity Vinyl Edition of ‘Sorceress’
Opeth recently revealed that their latest studio album 'Sorceress' will be released Sept. 30, and now they've unveiled a studio video and announced a charity vinyl version of the disc.
Faith No More Share Live 1986 ‘The Jungle’ Footage in Advance of ‘We Care a Lot’ Reissue
Faith No More's debut album 'We Care a Lot' was released in 1985, and the long out of print release will get the deluxe reissue treatment on Aug. 19.
Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Slayer + More To Play Knotfest Mexico 2016
The lineup for this year's Knotfest Mexico is stacked, with Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Deftones, Slayer and more.
Legendary Producer + Music Manager Sandy Pearlman Dies at 72
Sandy Pearlman, who managed Blue Oyster Cult and Black Sabbath and also enjoyed a career as a music producer, has died at the age of 72.
Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett’s KHDK Electronics Releases the Scuzz Box Pedal
Looking to get a dirty, scuzzy vibe out of your guitar? Check out the new Kirk Hammett KHDK Electronics Scuzz Box Pedal.
Revocation, ‘Great Is Our Sin’ – Album Review
Read our review of Revocation's new album 'Great Is Our Sin.'
Periphery, ‘Periphery III: Select Difficulty’ – Album Review
Read our review of Periphery's new album 'Periphery III: Select Difficulty.'
DevilDriver Unveil Fiery New Video For ‘My Night Sky’
Light it up, as DevilDriver unveil a fiery new video for the song 'My Night Sky.'
Giraffe Tongue Orchestra Unveil New Song ‘Blood Moon’
Giraffe Tongue Orchestra have revealed their new track 'Blood Moon.'
‘Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour’ Unveils Another Trailer
Before 'Ozzy & Jack's World Detour' arrives on History Channel, get a look at another trailer for the series.
Pierce the Veil to Embark on Fall ‘Made to Destroy’ Tour
Pierce the Veil will be criss-crossing the U.S. on the just announced "Made to Destroy Tour" with Neck Deep and I Prevail. The trek begins and ends in California, launching Sept. 3 in San Francisco and wrapping up nearly two months later in Los Angeles...