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.
Nickelback Ink New Record Deal, Debut ‘Edge of a Revolution’ Lyric Video
Nickelback will be back in action this fall thanks to a new deal with Republic Records. The new lyric video for 'Edge of a Revolution' just arrived online.
Trapt to Release Career-Spanning Acoustic Album
Platinum rockers Trapt will revisit some of their biggest hits unplugged style with the upcoming album 'The Acoustic Collection.'
Dave Mustaine: I Probably Shouldn’t Have Punched James Hetfield in the Mouth
In a new interview, Dave Mustaine lists a few of his regrets, including punching James Hetfield in the mouth.
Atreyu Set Date for First Live Show in Three Years
Atreyu will be playing Sept. 11 at Chain Reaction in Anaheim, Calif., marking their first show in three years.
Flyleaf Unveil Video for ‘Set Me On Fire’ Video From Upcoming ‘Between the Stars’ Album
With Flyleaf's fourth studio album 'Between the Stars' set to be unleashed Sept. 16, the band has released the video for the catchy first single 'Set Me On Fire.'
Nonpoint Announce Release Plans for New Album ‘The Return’
Nonpoint have completed their latest album, 'The Return,' and unveiled that it will arrive in September.
Avenged Sevenfold Announce ‘Waking the Fallen’ Album Reissue Plans
Avenged Sevenfold have announced plans for their 'Waking the Fallen' reissue.
Megadeth in the Studio Working on New Material
David Ellefson and Dave Mustaine are busy writing new riffs for the next Megadeth album.
Slash Unveils Racy ‘World on Fire’ Lyric Video
Check out the lyric video for Slash's new single 'World on Fire.'
Godsmack Tease New Single ‘1000hp’
Godsmack have finished up recording their latest album '1000hp,' and now we're getting a sneak preview of the title track and leadoff single.
Royal Blood Rock ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live,’ Get Visit From Led Zeppelin Legend Jimmy Page
It has been a big week for the British duo Royal Blood. They made their U.S. television debut and one of their concerts was attended by rock royalty.
Killswitch Engage to Headline Dirt Fest 2014
Most of the lineup has been announced for this year's annual Dirt Fest. The event will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, at Birch Run Expo Center in Birch Run, Mich., and Killswitch Engage will headline (watch Banana 101.5's announcement video above).