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’s Lars Ulrich Says ‘No Life ‘Til Leather’ Box Set on Hold Due to Unexpected Lega…
Metallica fans hoping for a box set reissue of 'No Life 'Til Leather' will be interested to know that it's on hold due to unexpected legal issues.
Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler Contributes to Reward for Information on Los Angeles Dog Kil…
Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler, an animal lover, has added $2,500 to the reward money for information on a Los Angeles-area dog killer.
David Lee Roth on Van Halen: ‘I Don’t Know When We’re Going to Tour, But I Have a Sense Th…
Speaking on The Roth Show, David Lee Roth expressed that he's not sure when Van Halen will tour and record again, but he has a sense that they will.
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne Reportedly Split [UPDATED]
According to reports, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have split up, with Ozzy moving out of their shared home.
Paul McCartney, The Who, Roger Waters + More to Play Desert Trip Festival
Paul McCartney, The Who and Roger Waters are part of a lineup of music legends playing the Desert Trip festival in Indio, Calif. this fall.
Bus Owner Suing for Damages Allegedly Caused By Late Singer Scott Weiland
A bus owner is seeking reimbursement for $50,000 worth of damages plus punitive damages caused by Scott Weiland to a vehicle back in 2013.
Angry Kurt Cobain Letter to Label Chief David Geffen To Be Auctioned
An angry letter Kurt Cobain penned to DGC label head David Geffen over a Vanity Fair article is set to be auctioned off in New York.
Another Tribute Band Singer Also Auditioned for AC/DC
Lee Robinson, the vocalist for North Carolina-based AC/DC tribute band Thunderstruck, also got a chance to audition for the legendary group.
Mikkey Dee Out, Scott Travis and Tom Hamilton In for Thin Lizzy Anniversary Shows
The reactivated Thin Lizzy will not feature the drumming of Mikkey Dee after all, but Judas Priest's Scott Travis and Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton have joined in.
TV Host Mike Rowe Apologizes to Metallica’s James Hetfield for Mistaking Him for Lars Ulri…
TV host Mike Rowe was recently approached on the street by Metallica's James Hetfield and he mistakenly identified Hetfield as Lars Ulrich.
Report: Police Security Cam Footage Allegedly Shows Vince Neil Pulling Woman’s Hair
Though Vince Neil has denied getting physical with a woman in Las Vegas, TMZ reports that police security cam footage allegedly shows him pulling her hair.
Great White, Lita Ford, Dio Disciples Lead 2016 ‘Ride for Ronnie’ Festivities
Great White, Lita Ford and Dio Disciples will lead the 2016 Ride for Ronnie concert festivities this year.