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.
38 Years Ago: Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Testified at the 1985 PMRC Senate Hearing
Twisted Sister's Dee Snider, who was invited to testify in the 1985 Senate hearing regarding the content of songs, reflects on the experience.
Metallica Albums Ranked
See how we ranked Metallica's albums from weakest to strongest.
Royal Tusk Rock Harder on ‘Tusk II’ – Album Review
It's refreshing to hear a band dive in, kick some ass and leave the listener wanting more.
Fu Manchu Break Their Mold and Through the Stratosphere on ‘Clone of the Universe’ – Album Review
On their 12th album, stoner rock icons Fu Manchu find interesting ways to experiment. Read our review.
Machine Head, ‘Catharsis’ – Album Review
Before picking up Machine Head's latest effort, check out our review of 'Catharsis.'
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.
Black Veil Brides Are ‘Well and Strong’ on Memorable ‘Vale’ Disc – Album Review
Before picking up Black Veil Brides' 'Vale' album, see what we had to say in our review.
Cavalera Conspiracy Deliver Adrenaline-Fueled Heaviness With ‘Psychosis’ – Album Review
Expect the heavy, but see what we have to say about the new Cavalera Conspiracy album 'Psychosis' right here.
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.