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.
Rob Zombie Eyes 2019 for New Album
'You don't wanna go just shit out some record [and go] 'Oh, nobody cares.' They're only gonna care as much as you care.' Clearly, Zombie still cares.
Def Leppard Get Their Own Beer Brand With ‘Def Leppard Pale’
Learn about the band's new brew and where you'll be able to find it.
Metallica Surprise Helsinki Food-Based Charity With Donation
A Helsinki family-run charity found themselves the beneficiaries of Metallica's latest donation from the All Within My Hands foundation.
Pearl Jam Eyeing 2019 for Next Album
Bassist Jeff Ament lays out the timeline for the next Pearl Jam album.
Trent Reznor Encourages Interaction with ‘Actual Human Beings’
If you show up for NIN's physical pre-sale, you may meet people "with similar interests likely wearing black clothing... and potentially interact with them."
Daron Malakian: ‘As of Right Now, System’s Not Making Albums’
Malakian says he continually writes music for both System of a Down and Scars on Broadway, but System aren't working on an album at present.
Doctor of Late 3 Doors Down Guitarist Matt Roberts Set to Go On Trial
Dr. Richard Snellgrove will be on trial starting this Friday for allegedly prescribing medications to Matt Roberts that weren't necessary.
Nine Inch Nails Reveal ‘Bad Witch’ EP Details, Announce U.S. Tour
The third part of their trilogy of EPs will arrive in June, while dates with Jesus and Mary Chain kick off in September.
Five Finger Death Punch Living the Good Life in ‘Sham Pain’ Video
Five Finger Death Punch's sense of humor is on display as they find a way to deflect any possible scrapes in their 'Sham Pain' video.
Sharon Osbourne Forgets Passport, Gets Stranded in Mexico
After leaving her passport behind, Sharon Osbourne ran into issues trying to return to the U.S. from Ozzy Osbourne's Mexico City show.
Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Falls Onstage in Florida, Avoids Broken Leg
Oops, he almost did it again, but the Foo Fighters frontman makes light of the tumble he almost took onstage.
Godsmack’s Sully Erna Visits Middle School Collaborators, Gifts Signed ‘When Legends Rise’…
A group of 20 middle school students from Derry, Mass. who appear on the song 'Unforgettable' got a surprise from the Godsmack singer.