Chad Childers has been a music lover since his parents dragged him along to an Aerosmith/Bachman Turner Overdrive show as an infant. His love of music turned into a career in the mid-90s when he left a job in the Midwest as a librarian and moved to California to intern for Westwood One Radio. That led to work researching for Casey Kasem's countdown shows, writing and producing the alternative and active rock-related prep services SpinFax, The Fax, and Rip, Read and Rock as well as doing interviews across all music and entertainment formats.
Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett Selling Sea Cliff Estate for $16 Million
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is ready to sell off his beautiful Sea Cliff estate for a reported $16 million asking price.
Canadian Police Officer Apologizes to Nickelback for Drunk Driving Awareness Plan
Canadian constable Rob Hartlen has issued an apology to Nickelback for involving them in his plan to bring awareness to drunk driving.
Iowa Supreme Court Dismisses Wrongful Death Claim Filed By Paul Gray’s Widow, But Allows D…
Slipknot bassist Paul Gray died from a drug overdose in 2010, but six years later his family is still dealing with legal issues pertaining to the case. His widow Brenna Gray filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Des Moines pain doctor, and while her suit was dismissed, she also filed on behalf of…
Watch Corey Taylor Cover Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ Onstage in Minneapolis
Corey Taylor, playing a solo show in Minneapolis, covered Prince's 'Purple Rain' at the First Avenue venue.
Flashback: Prince Performs Foo Fighters, Queen + Jimi Hendrix During Unforgettable Super B…
In 2007, Prince delivered the Super Bowl halftime show that many are judged by, covering Foo Fighters, Queen, Jimi Hendrix and more amidst his own hits.
Ohio Pranksters Promote Fake Limp Bizkit Gas Station Concert
Despite a Facebook event page and flyer, Limp Bizkit will not be playing a Sunoco gas station in Dayton, Ohio on April 20.
Ace Frehley Hospitalized for Exhaustion and Dehydration
Ace Frehley has canceled his Saturday night (April 16) show in Poughkeepsie after being hospitalized for symptoms related to exhaustion and dehydration.
Guns N’ Roses Reveal Cities for Upcoming North American Tour
Will Guns N' Roses be playing near you this summer? The band just revealed the cities for their North American tour.
Disturbed’s David Draiman Calls Out Texting Audience Member During Dallas Show
Disturbed's David Draiman voices his displeasure with an audience member in Dallas he spotted texting throughout the band's show.
Metallica Send Cease and Desist Letter to Canadian Tribute Band [Updated]
The legal team for the veteran rockers have called out a Canadian tribute band over the usage of their name and a similar logo in promotion.