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.
Skid Row’s Scotti Hill on Reunion Talk With Sebastian Bach: ‘That Door Is Closed’ [Update]
In a new interview, Skid Row's Scotti Hill says he considers the door closed on a reunion with Sebastian Bach, but is complimentary of the singer.
‘Ride for Dime’ Plans First East Coast Benefit in Late August
Thy Will Be Done and Silvertomb, playing their first show, will lead the inaugural East Coast 'Ride for Dime' benefit.
Guns N’ Roses ‘Not in This Lifetime’ Bouquet of Roses Available for Valentine’s Day
Is your girl losing 'patience'? Make sure you treat her right with a Guns N' Roses 'Not in This Lifetime' bouquet of roses for Valentine's Day.
Skid Row Officially Name ZP Theart as New Vocalist
Watch as Skid Row's Rachel Bolan announced to a concert crowd that ZP Theart is officially their new vocalist.
Readers Poll: Who Should Win the Best Metal Performance + Best Rock Album Grammys?
You don't get a say in the Grammy winners, but here we let you vote on who you would like to see win the Best Metal Performance and Best Rock Album categories.
KISS’ Gene Simmons ‘Looking Forward to Death of Rap,’ Calls EDM ‘Honest’
KISS' Gene Simmons weighs in with his thoughts on rap, EDM and certain female pop stars.
Legendary Beatles Producer George Martin Dead at 90 [Updated]
The man often referred to as 'the fifth Beatle,' legendary producer George Martin, has passed away at the age of 90.
Slash + Duff McKagan Officially Join Axl Rose in Guns N’ Roses Coachella Lineup
It's now been officially confirmed that Slash and Duff McKagan will join Axl Rose in the Guns N' Roses lineup that will be playing Coachella.
ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons to Reunite with the Moving Sidewalks for One-Off Show
Most of us, of course, know the long-bearded Billy Gibbons for his work with ZZ Top, but before that, he was a member of the '60s psychedelic outfit the Moving Sidewalks. Now, the guitar great has revealed plans to reunite with that band for a one-off show in support of the career retrospective…
Meat Loaf Announces Farewell ‘Last at Bat’ Tour
Meat Loaf may have suggested his touring career was concluding as far back as 2007, but the rocker is finally and apparently ready to say farewell to at least one nation. The vocalist has just announced the 'Last at Bat' tour of the U.K., which is intended to be his final trek in the count…
Queen Drummer Roger Taylor Wants Your Input on New Solo Album
Queen's Roger Taylor has been keeping busy over the past year, playing the occasional show with the band, getting the Queen Extravaganza project off the ground, and quietly starting work on a solo record.
Mick Jagger Remembers ‘A Simpler America’ in Wake of CIA Scandal
The Rolling Stones are back in America to promote their new film 'Crossfire Hurricane,' and while speaking to reporters at the premiere, singer Mick Jagger used the platform to make a joke about the demise of former CIA director David Petraeus.