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.
Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell ‘Surprised’ Nirvana Were Inducted Into Rock Hall Before Pe…
Earlier this year, Nirvana entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, making them the first "grunge band" from the Seattle scene to be inducted. As Alice in Chains prepare to play a show in Cleveland next week, where the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is located, guitarist Jerry Cant…
Linkin Park Reveal ‘The Hunting Party’ Track List
Details about Linkin Park's upcoming album 'The Hunting Party' have been trickling out over the past several weeks. Now we have the complete track listing with guest musicians for the disc that's set to be released June 17.
Mastodon’s Sixth Studio Album Nears Completion
We broke the news not too long ago that Mastodon had finished recording their sixth studio album. The hugely anticipated record is expected for a summer release, but the entire process isn't done yet. In a message posted on Mastodon's Facebook page, the band reveals the record is now …
Nine Inch Nails Parody ‘This Is a Trent Reznor Song’ Gets Hilarious Music Video
Back in January, the hilarious parody song 'This Is a Trent Reznor Song' was released by Freddy Scott. He channels Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor in a spot on performance.
Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme Says He’d Consider Playing Grammys Again
Josh Homme from Queens of the Stone Age recently sat down for a fan Q&A with Australia's Fasterlouder.com. Some of the questions he answered (watch above) included the Grammys, the Kyuss lawsuit, the possibility of another Desert Sessions album and his favorite ice cream flavo…
Asking Alexandria Cover Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Closer’ for ‘Punk Goes ’90s Vol. 2′
The second volume of 'Punk Goes '90s' will be released April 1, and it features modern artists covering classic '90s tracks. Prior to the disc's release, fans can check out the lyric video for Asking Alexandria's version of the Nine Inch Nails classic 'Closer'…
Tool Add More Dates to March 2014 Tour
Last month, Tool announced a handful of West Coast tour dates, but they have now added several more concerts to the trek (all dates below). The tour still launches March 4 in Spokane, Wash., and will now go through March 27, wrapping up in Phoenix, Ariz.
Black Sabbath ‘Far Too Busy’ To Think About Another Album
Most people in their mid-60s are thinking about retirement, but Black Sabbath are riding a wave of popularity and nonstop activity thanks to the success of last year's album '13.' The disc was so well received that fans want to know if and when the band will record another album.
Framing Hanley To Release New Album ‘The Sum of Who We Are’ in April
A new album from Framing Hanley has been a long time coming. They launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund it back in 2012. Now, 'The Sum of Who We Are,' their third full-length, is set for an April 29 release via Imagen Records.
In This Moment Ready To Work on New Album After Inking Major-Label Deal
In This Moment advanced to the proverbial next level with 2012's 'Blood,' and now they are ready to continue their ascent. The band wrapped up the 'Blood' tour cycle last night (Feb. 4), and guitarist Chris Howorth reveals in a new interview that the band is ready to hi…
Folk Rocker Writes Song About Megadeth Frontman Dave Mustaine
Back in the '90s, Robert Rolfe Feddersen was the singer of a band called Loudmouth. These days, he's a folk rock singer who will be releasing the album 'American Loser' on Feb. 25. One of the songs on the album is 'Dave's Lament,' a track Feddersen wrote about Dave…
Motley Crue Officially Announce Final Tour
One of the most notorious bands in music is calling it a day. Motley Crue have announced a farewell tour with the legendary Alice Cooper serving as the opening act. Moreover, the Crue have signed a binding legal document that they will not tour beyond the year 2015, making this a true final tour.