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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Zakk Wylde’s Zakk Sabbath to Embark on First Headlining Tour This Spring
Zakk Wylde and his Zakk Sabbath cohorts will hit the road for their first major headlining tour this spring.
Korn’s Jonathan Davis Launches T-Shirt Campaign to Benefit Suicide Prevention + Anti-Bully…
Korn frontman Jonathan Davis is using his platform as a rocker to help launch a t-shirt campaign helping out suicide prevention and anti-bullying organizations.
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Says He Got Over Metallica Using His Songs a Long Time Ago
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says in a new feature reflecting on his career that he got over Metallica using his songs a long time ago.
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine: Metallica’s ‘Hardwired…To Self Destruct’ Album ‘Sounds Pretty Go…
Megadeth's Dave Mustaine is given the chance to critique Metallica's new 'Hardwired ... To Self-Destruct' album.
Metallica, ‘Hardwired…To Self Destruct’ – Album Review
Read our review of the highly anticipated new Metallica album 'Hardwired...To Self Destruct.'