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.
Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale on Mental Health Awareness: ‘The More Allies We Have, the More Persp…
'No one is alone in struggling with their mental health, and, in fact, I think those of us that struggle with it are the majority,' says Hale.
Bad Wolves’ Tommy Vext to Receive Rock to Recovery Service Award
Besides his career as a musician, he has also worked as a sober companion.
Evanescence’s Amy Lee On the ‘Beautiful, Satisfying’ Orchestral Tour + What’s Next
'[The] challenge made it really exciting and new again,' says Lee of the 'Synthesis' album and recreating these songs live with an orchestra.
Watch 457 Guitarists Attempt to Break Guinness World Record Playing AC/DC’s ‘Highway to He…
A reported 457 guitarists attempted to set the record for Largest Electric Guitar Ensemble at the Sydney Guitar Festival.
Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach: Mental Illness Discussion Should Be as ‘Common as a Sprai…
The Killswitch Engage vocalist recently opened up about his struggle with mental illness at an event and kept the discussion going online.
Pearl Jam Welcome Seattle Music Heroes From Soundgarden + Mudhoney at ‘Home Shows’
Pearl Jam's epic set included a nod to Chris Cornell and performances with members of Soundgarden and Mudhoney.
Nothing More’s Jonny Hawkins: ‘Vinnie Paul Reminded Me Every Day Was a Gift’
The Nothing More vocalist speaks about their current single 'Just Say When,' their red hot summer tour, the recent death of Vinnie Paul and plenty more.
September Mourning Announce ‘Summer Soul Collection’ Tour, Preview New Song ‘Empire’ – Exc…
Get a listen to the band's upcoming single 'Empire' in a new teaser for their 'Summer Soul Collection' trek.
Twiggy Ramirez Selling Marilyn Manson Period Stage Mask + ‘Antichrist Superstar’ Jacket
The former Marilyn Manson band member has put up two items from his stage days for bid on eBay.
Slash on Guns N’ Roses Album Possibility: ‘I Think Everybody Wants to Do It’
'I think everybody wants to do it,' says the guitarist, though not confirming any official timeline.