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.
23 Years Ago: Foo Fighters Emerge With Self-Titled Debut Album
On July 4, 1995, Dave Grohl released the first Foo Fighters album.
Paul Stanley’s KISS Stage Banter Turned Into Snaked EDM Track
Listen as you'll hear Paul Stanley's stage banter with KISS turned into a new EDM track from Snaked.
Report: Chris Cornell’s Death Ruled ‘Suicide by Hanging’ by Medical Examiner’s Office
According to reports, the Wayne County Medical Examiner have ruled Chris Cornell's death as 'suicide by hanging.'
The Offspring’s Dexter Holland Graduating USC With Ph.D in Molecular Biology
Congrats to The Offspring's Dexter Holland, who is graduating from USC with a Ph.D in Molecular Biology.
Metallica’s James Hetfield Goes Shirtless to Honor Iggy Pop’s 70th Birthday
In celebration of Iggy Pop's 70th birthday, Metallica's James Hetfield taped a video tribute in which he goes shirtless.
James Hetfield Narrates New Documentary ‘Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly…
Metallica's James Hetfield will lend his vocals as a narrator for the new documentary 'Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly.'
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.