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.
Smashing Pumpkins Add Late 2018 Dates to ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright’ Tour
Just in time to take advantage of the release of their 'Shiny and Oh So Bright' album.
Shinedown Announce Tour With Papa Roach, Asking Alexandria
It's a triple bill that should be one of early 2019's hottest tickets.
Slipknot Guitarist Calls Ross Robinson Involvement in New Music ‘Fake News’
Guitarist James Root appears to squash the rumor in the comments section of a new social media post.
Nita Strauss Reveals ‘Controlled Chaos’ Debut Solo Album Details, Unleashes ‘Our Most Desp…
Plus, check out the fiery new video for her brand new single 'Our Most Desperate Hour.'
Watch Tenacious D Find ‘Hope’ in a ‘Post-Apocalypto’ World
See the first chapter in Tenacious D's new animated series and check out their new song and lyric video for 'Hope.'
Find Out How You Can ‘Play’ Dave Grohl’s Auctioned + Autographed Instruments
Get in on the 'Play' auction via Reverb, where Grohl has autographed a number of musical instruments donated by top companies.
Ratt’s Stephen Pearcy Apologizes After Slurring Way Through Huntington Show
The singer, dealing with a knee injury, later revealed that his poor performance was the result of mixing alcohol with his pain meds.
Steve Vai Is Leading a 52-Hour Long Guitar Jam This Weekend
The guitar great reveals the specifics about this massive undertaking and shares some of the pairings that he's looking forward to.
Former Marilyn Manson Player, Current Rob Zombie Band Member Form Heavens Blade – Listen
The band also features members of Youth Code and Suicide Silence. Hear their first song here.
Metallica’s ‘Kill ‘Em All’ Producer Paul Curcio Dead at 74
His other credits included work with Santana, The Doobie Brothers and Blue Cheer.
Remember When Slash Claimed to Have Caused TV’s ‘Seven-Second Rule?’
The band's profanity-laden 1990 American Music Awards acceptance speech caused quite a stir for ABC. But was that the origin of the 'seven-second delay?'
Skillet Albums Ranked
From their early grunge-influence records to their more electronic-leaning work, we rank all their albums.