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 David Ellefson Plans Grand Opening of Minnesota Coffee Shop
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson is opening his first coffee shop, selling his own brand of coffee and EMP label merchandise. Details inside.
Highly Suspect Unveil Visually Stunning Video for ‘My Name Is Human’
Highly Suspect were nominated for a Best Rock Song Grammy for "My Name is Human," which also topped the rock chart, and now they've released a new video for the tune.
Black Stone Cherry To Embark on Spring Tour; Announce Summer Dates
Black Stone Cherry have unveiled dates for a summer U.S. tour.
Crew Member Dies in Tragic Accident Following Avenged Sevenfold / Disturbed Concert in Ger…
A tragic accident occurred as the crew were breaking down the stage after Avenged Sevenfold's show in Germany.
Megadeth Critique Grammy House Band’s Version of Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine critiques the Grammy house band playing Metallica's 'Master of Puppets' and Mustaine and David Ellefson reflect on Grammy win.
Anthrax Film Show From Long Awaited U.K. Headlining Tour for Upcoming DVD
It's been over a decade since Anthrax headlined U.K. dates and they're using the occasion to shoot a new concert DVD.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Puts Classic 1968 Jaguar XKE Up for Auction
Metallica guitar great Kirk Hammett has put his classic 1968 Jaguar XKE on the auction block.
The Melvins to Play Prior to Noise Pop Screening of ‘The Colossus of Destiny…’ Documentary
The Melvins will perform ahead of a Noise Pop screening of their 'The Colossus of Destiny' documentary.
Vocalist Joshua Alan Exits Bobby Blotzer’s Ratt
Bobby Blotzer's version of Ratt just suffered a setback as vocalist Joshua Alan has exited the band.
Amaranthe Unveil Heist-Themed ‘Boomerang’ Video Ahead of North American Tour
Watch the new Amaranthe heist-themed video for 'Boomerang' here.
Sammy Hagar Reveals Guests for Season 2 of ‘Rock and Roll Road Trip,’ Will Speak at SXSW
Sammy Hagar has teased which guests will join him for Season 2 of his 'Rock and Roll Road Trip' show and also been confirmed to speak at SXSW.
Chickenfoot Unveil New Song ‘Divine Termination’
Chickenfoot have released 'Divine Termination,' their first new song in five years.