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.
Mastodon Begin Work on New Album With Producer Brendan O’Brien
Mastodon's Brent Hinds has revealed in an Instagram post that the band has begun work on a new record with producer Brendan O'Brien
Marilyn Manson: ‘Say10′ Is the ‘Most Thematic and Over-Complicated Thing That I’ve Done’
Marilyn Manson shares his thoughts on the recording of his 'Say10' album.
Battlecross to Honor Veterans on Annual ‘Winter Warriors’ Tour
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Deftones’ Chino Moreno to Perform Inside an Icelandic Volcano
Deftones frontman Chino Moreno will play an acoustic set inside the Thrihnuagigur volcano.
Metallica Albums Ranked
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Five Finger Death Punch Sign New Label Deal With Rise Records
Five Finger Death Punch will record their future albums for Rise Records after completing their contract with Prospect Park.
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.
KISS’ Gene Simmons Reflects on Van Halen Demos, Work on ‘Christine Sixteen’
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