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.
Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson Rips Unruly Audience Member in Adelaide
During a show in Adelaide, Australia, Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson took time after a song to lay into a disruptive audience member before the man was ejected.
Avenged Sevenfold + Alice in Chains Lead 2016 Monster Energy Rock Allegiance Festival
Avenged Sevenfold and Alice in Chains will headline the 2016 edition of the Monster Energy Rock Allegiance festival. See lineup and ticketing info here.
Courtney Love Reignites Hole Reunion Speculation With New Photo
Are the members of Hole once again contemplating a reunion or was Courtney Love having a little fun by posting a photo featuring her and the female members?
Matt Sorum’s Adopt the Arts Foundation Reveal Memorabilia to Be Auctioned at Deep Purple /…
Matt Sorum's Adopt the Arts Foundation has revealed the items to be auctioned at the upcoming Deep Purple / Cheap Trick tribute show in Los Angeles.
James Hetfield Serenades Willie Mays During San Francisco Giants’ 4th Annual ‘Metallica Ni…
Metallica's James Hetfield serenaded baseball legend Willie Mays on his 85th birthday during the 4th Annual San Francisco Giants 'Metallica Night.'
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…
Pearl Jam Welcome Cheap Trick Members + Sting During New York’s Madison Square Garden Show
Sting and Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen and Tom Petersson made guest appearances during Pearl Jam's Madison Square Garden show in New York.
Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Shuts Down Stage Crasher With One Remark in Memphis
What does Billy Corgan think of audience members joining him unsolicited onstage? The Smashing Pumpkins vocalist shuts down this stage crasher with one remark.
Evanescence Rock ‘Purple Rain’ in Honor of Prince in Orlando
Evanescence carved time out in their set to pay homage to Prince, taking on 'Purple Rain' for an Orlando audience.
Rob Zombie Points to Grunge Era as the End of the ‘Larger Than Life Rock Star’
In a new interview, Rob Zombie discusses the lack of larger than life rock stars today and points to the grunge era as to when things started to change.