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.
Stone Sour, ‘Hydrograd’ – Album Review
Read our review of the new Stone Sour album, 'Hydrograd.'
Chris Cornell’s Widow Says They ‘Still Have Several Unanswered Questions’ Surrounding Singer’s Death
In a new statement from the Cornell family, the singer's widow says they are still awaiting the police toxicology reports and have several unanswered questions.
Five Finger Death Punch’s Jeremy Spencer to Appear in Horror Movie ‘Murder Hill’
Five Finger Death Punch drummer Jeremy Spencer is ready for his close-up, as he'll appear in the upcoming horror flick 'Murder Hill.'
All That Remains Unveil Artwork + Track Listing For ‘Madness’ Album
All That Remains have rolled out more details for their 'Madness' album, serving up the 'Safe House' lyric video, album artwork and a track listing.
Crew Member Dies in Tragic Accident Following Avenged Sevenfold / Disturbed Concert in Germany [Update]
A tragic accident occurred as the crew were breaking down the stage after Avenged Sevenfold's show in Germany.
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.'
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.
Halestorm, ‘ReAniMate 3.0: The Covers EP’ Review
Read our review of the new Halestorm release, 'ReAniMate 3.0: The Covers EP.'
Mastodon’s Brent Hinds Says He Doesn’t Hate All Metal, Appears in Metal McDonald Video
Mastodon's Brent Hinds reveals that a past comments about him hating metal were taken out of context. Plus, he appears in a new Metal McDonald video.
Anthrax / Fall Out Boy / Volbeat / ETID Supergroup The Damned Things Record New Songs for EP
The supergroup The Damned Things featuring members of Anthrax, Volbeat, Every Time I Die and Fall Out Boy have reportedly recorded songs for an EP.
Killswitch Engage’s Jesse Leach Reveals Throat Cancer Scare From Early In His Career
In a new video clip, Killswitch Engage's Jesse Leach reflects on a throat cancer scare that he had early in his musical career.
Lars Ulrich: It ‘Remains To Be Seen’ Whether Metallica Can Perform Into Our 60s and 70s
Lars Ulrich ponders whether Metallica can keep going into their 70s and 80s.