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.
Deftones’ Chino Moreno to Perform Inside an Icelandic Volcano
Deftones frontman Chino Moreno will play an acoustic set inside the Thrihnuagigur volcano.
Five Finger Death Punch Sign New Label Deal With Rise Records
Five Finger Death Punch will record their future albums for Rise Records after completing their contract with Prospect Park.
Zakk Wylde Emoji Set Now Available
Need to add something to make your next text message stand out? Why not try the Zakk Wylde emoji set?
Chevelle Announce More Summer 2016 Tour Dates
Chevelle have bookended their previously announced tour with Bush by scheduling more summer shows.
Amon Amarth Ask Fans To Submit Clips for Upcoming ‘Raise Your Horns’ Music Video
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Alice Cooper Says Axl Rose’s Voice Is ‘Absolutely Perfect’ for AC/DC
Alice Cooper is among those that thinks the pairing of Axl Rose and AC/DC is a good one.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘I Developed My Own Musical Path While Being in Record Stores’
The Metallica guitarist says he developed his musical aesthetic by his trips to record stores as a youth.
Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe and Testament’s Alex Skolnick Launch New Magazine
Lamb of God's Randy Blythe and Testament's Alex Skolnick have joined with Tom Bejgrowicz to launch a new magazine called 'Unbuilt.'
Five Finger Death Punch Members to Participate in Charity Bowl-a-Thon
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Buckcherry Unveil ‘The Feeling Never Dies’ Video with Country Superstar Gretchen Wilson
Buckcherry turned their song 'The Feeling Never Dies' into a duet with country favorite Gretchen Wilson. Watch the video here.
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.
Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett’s Company To Release ‘Ghoul Screamer’ Guitar Pedal
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