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.
Of Mice & Men ‘Defy’ the Odds and Overcome Lineup Change – Album Review
Read our review of 'Defy,' the first Of Mice & Men album to be released since the departure of founding member Austin Carlile.
Iron Maiden Bring Onstage Joy to ‘The Book of Souls: Live Chapter’ – Album Review
Before picking up Iron Maiden's 'The Book of Souls: Live Chapter,' check out our review.
Evanescence Find Orchestral Bliss With ‘Synthesis’ – Album Review
Before picking up Evanescence's 'Synthesis' album, check out our review.
Bruce Dickinson, ‘What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography’ – Book Review
Before you pick up Bruce Dickinson's 'What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography,' check out our review.
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.
Projected, Featuring Sevendust, Alter Bridge + Tremonti Members, Reveal New Album Details
Projected, the band featuring members of Sevendust, Alter Bridge and Tremonti, have revealed details behind their 'Ignite My Insanity' album.
2017 Las Rageous Festival Band Performance Times Announced
Who's playing when and on what stage? We've got all the set time and stage info for the 2017 Las Rageous Festival.
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.'
Inaugural Scars and Stripes Festival to Feature 3 Doors Down, Asking Alexandria, Pop Evil + More
The inaugural Scars and Stripes festival in Las Vegas will feature 3 Doors Down, Asking Alexandria, Pop Evil and more.
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.
Anthrax Film Show From Long Awaited U.K. Headlining Tour for Upcoming DVD
It's been over a decade since Anthrax headlined U.K. dates and they're using the occasion to shoot a new concert DVD.