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.
Rise Against, ‘Wolves’ – Album Review
Read Loudwire's review of the new Rise Against album, 'Wolves.'
Foo Fighters Guitarist Chris Shiflett to Release Solo Album ‘West Coast Town’ in April
Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has taken advantage of a break in the schedule to record his third solo album, 'West Coast Town.'
At The Drive-In Unleash ‘Governed by Contagions,’ First New Song in 16 Years
Hear At the Drive-In's first new song in 16 years, "Governed by Contagions."
Ramones To Have Street Named After Them in Queens, New York
Legendary punk band the Ramones will have a street in their hometown of Queens named after them.
Andrew W.K. to Embark on 50 State ‘The Power of Partying’ Speaking Tour
Andrew W.K., who founded the Party Party earlier this year, will embark on a 50 state 'Power of Partying' speaking tour in the coming months.
Prophets of Rage Share ‘Killing in the Name’ Live Video, Tease ‘The Party’s Over’ Recording
Prophets of Rage are sharing the new live video for 'Killing in the Name' and they've teased that they'll be recording a studio version of 'The Party's Over.'
82-Year-Old ‘America’s Got Talent’ Contestant Rocks Drowning Pool’s ‘Bodies’
82-year-old John Hetlinger surprised and delighted the 'America's Got Talent' judges with his rendition of Drowning Pool's 'Bodies.'
Watch Axl Rose Rock With AC/DC in Seville, Spain
AC/DC shows always draw a lot of attention, but their current tour is even more under the microscope as Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose fills in on vocals.
Former Smashing Pumpkins Bassist D’Arcy Wretzky Says She’d ‘Consider Going Back’ to Band
In a new interview, former Smashing Pumpkins bassist D'Arcy Wretzky says she would 'consider going back' to the band under the right circumstances.
Corey Taylor Says New Book ‘America 51′ Focuses on ‘How Bats–t Crazy My Country Is Right Now’
Corey Taylor has titled his new book 'America 51' and he says that it will 'piss off a lot of people.'
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.
Kurt Cobain’s ‘Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings’ Album to See November Release
'Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings,' a collection of Kurt Cobain solo material, is available to order in a variety of options ahead of its November release.
Kurt Cobain’s Beatles Cover to Reportedly See November Release
In addition to the Montage of Heck soundtrack, a 7-inch single featuring Kurt Cobain's cover of the Beatles' 'And I Love Her' will follow in late November.
James Hetfield + M. Shadows Audition To Be Zombies in ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 3′
As part of a contest to be a zombie in the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 video game, a clip has been released that you can watch above that features celebrities "auditioning" to be zombies.
Coheed and Cambria Add Fall 2015 Tour Dates
Coheed and Cambria have fleshed out their fall tour schedule, adding more dates around the release of their 'The Color Before the Sun' album.
Chris Cornell Unveils Track From Upcoming ‘Higher Truth’ Solo Album, Plans Acoustic Tour
Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell will be releasing a new solo album Higher Truth on Sept. 18 via Universal Music.