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, Aerosmith, AC/DC Among Top Grossing Live Acts Since 1990
Metallica, Aerosmith and AC/DC lead the hard rock acts that made the cut of Billboard's top 25 grossing live acts since 1990.
Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock Testifies in Suit Against Monster Beverage Company
Beastie Boys' Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz took the stand in the band's lawsuit against the Monster Beverage Company.
Soundgarden Consider More ‘Superunknown’ Gigs, Start Conceiving Songs for New Album
Soundgarden's Chris Cornell says the band may not have played their last 'Superunknown' show, and he reveals he's begun coming up with ideas for new songs.
Pearl Jam Announce Fall 2014 U.S. Tour Dates
Get ready Pearl Jam fans! New fall tour dates have been announced!
Motley Crue Reveal Upcoming Song Name, Discuss Future Plans
It looks as though Motley Crue will have a new song coinciding with the dates for their 'Final Tour.' Bassist Nikki Sixx and guitarist Mick Mars spoke with Guitar World about their future plans and revealed that there is indeed a new track in the works.
Slash Wasn’t Initially a Fan of Guns N’ Roses Hit ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’
It happens more frequently than you'd think, as artists go into the studio, lay down a track and expect that it will be an afterthought only to have it become one of the bigger songs of their career. In a new interview, Slash tells WEBN radio host Kidd Chris that he wasn't initially s…
Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello Chosen to Induct KISS Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fa…
Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello is not only an amazing guitar player, he's a pretty gifted speaker, and the guitar great has been chosen to induct KISS into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Alice Cooper Documentary to Receive Premiere at 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
There are few rockers that have as colorful of a history as Alice Cooper, so it is with great anticipation that the 'Super Duper Alice Cooper' documentary will arrive this year. Fans can start preparing for the film as it's just been announced that the movie will officially premiere a…
The Warrant ‘Cherry Pie’ Girl – Where Is She Now?
In 1990, the Warrant video for 'Cherry Pie' was virtually inescapable, but who would want to escape it when you had such stunning eye candy as Bobbie Brown to look at. The bright red top, the short shorts and Brown's seductive moves just burned up the boob tube. But where is she now?
Exclusive: Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx and Vince Neil on Their Rise to the Top, and Saying Go…
Yesterday Motley Crue confirmed that they will embark on one final world tour before ending their career. At the press conference announcing this trek, they even signed a first of its kind 'Cessation of Touring' contract that apparently prevents them from getting back together, just to sho…
Black Sabbath Optimistic About Another Album
Black Sabbath have been fairly non-committal about their next album, choosing to be cautious rather than pinning down specific plans, but those hoping for more music after the '13' success story can get a little excited about comments they made at the Grammy Awards, where they won the trop…
2014 Grammy Awards Winners
While the 2014 Grammys are over and done, and few rock and metal luminaries walked away with big awards. Most of the rock awards were handed out during the untelevised pre-ceremony, which began at 1PM PT on Sunday (Jan. 26) in Los Angeles. Early rock winners included Dave Grohl's 'Sound City: Real t…