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.
Brian Slagel, ‘For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records’ – Book Revie…
Read our review of the new book, 'For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records,' by the label's founder, Brian Slagel.
The Haunted, ‘Strength in Numbers’ – Album Review
Before you pick up The Haunted's 'Strength in Numbers' album, check out our review.
Brendon Small, ‘Galaktikon II: Become the Storm’ – Album Review
Brendon Small is bringing Galaktikon back for their second album, 'Galakitkon II: Become the Storm.' Check out our review here.
Venom Inc., ‘Avé’ – Album Review
When it comes to influential extreme metal bands, Venom have to be near the top of the list. These days there are a couple of different incarnations of the group. Cronos still fronts his version of Venom, while the other two members of their classic lineup (Jeff “Mantas” Dunn and Tony “Abaddon” Bray…
The Winery Dogs, ‘Dog Years: Live in Santiago & Beyond 2013-2016′ – DVD/Album Review
Read our review of the new Winery Dogs release, 'Dog Years: Live in Santiago & Beyond 2013-2016.'
Accept, ‘The Rise of Chaos’ – Album Review
Read our review of the latest album from metal veterans Accept.
In This Moment, ‘Ritual’ – Album Review
Read our review of In This Moment's new album, 'Ritual.'
Edguy, ‘Monuments’ – Album Review
Read our review of the Edguy release 'Monuments,' featuring their greatest hits and five new songs.
River Black, ‘River Black’ – Album Review
Read our review of the self-titled debut album from River Black.
Stone Sour, ‘Hydrograd’ – Album Review
Read our review of the new Stone Sour album, 'Hydrograd.'