Chad has been writing about music since the mid '90s in genres ranging from mainstream pop to extreme metal. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and websites across the globe. He's currently the heavy metal editor for About.com and contributes to many other publications. Chad has worked in radio for more than a quarter century and resides in Charlotte.
Metallica To Headline 2014 Glastonbury Festival
Metallica have played nearly everywhere in the world. Last year they played on all seven continents, including Antarctica. But one place they haven't played is the legendary Glastonbury Festival in England. That will change next month.
Metallica Release Live Videos From South American Shows
The South American leg of Metallica's 'By Request' tour is complete, and now the band has released several videos from the shows. The latest video (watch above) is from the second Buenos Aires, Argentina, concert on March 30.
Metallica Join MusiCares MAP Fund Tribute to Ozzy Osbourne
Metallica already have a lot on their plate, but they aren't too busy to help out a worthy cause. They will be performing at the 10th annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert on May 12 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles where their pal Ozzy Osbourne is being saluted.
Metallica Offer 1986 Concert for Free Download, Post ‘Death Magnetic’ Era Video Footage
It's not throwback Thursday yet, but Metallica are digging into the vault to release a vintage concert and some video from the 'Death Magnetic'/'Beyond Magnetic' sessions.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘We Have To Start Working on the Album’
Even though Metallica haven't released a new studio album since 2008's 'Death Magnetic,' they've kept plenty busy. Between global touring (they played all 7 continents including Antarctica in 2013) and making the 3D movie 'Through the Never,' they have remaine…
Metallica’s ‘One’ Collaboration With Lang Lang Now Available on iTunes
At the Grammy awards last month, Metallica performed their song 'One' with classical pianist Lang Lang, and now a recording of the rehearsal performance is available as a digital download.
Metallica Post HD Video of Full Antarctica Gig
Earlier this month, Metallica became the first band to play seven different continents in one year with their show in Antarctica. Now the band has made HD video footage of the entire 'Freeze 'Em All: Live in Antarctica' concert available via their YouTube channel (watch above).
Metallica Unveil Full 2014 European Tour Dates
After announcing a few dates last week, Metallica have firmed up dates for all 15 shows on their 2014 European Tour
Metallica’s Orion Music + More Festival Will Not Be Held in 2014
For the past two years, Metallica's Orion Music + More festival has hosted an eclectic mix of artists, first in Atlantic City, N.J. and this year in Detroit. However, fans looking forward to the the next fest will have to wait until at least 2015.
Metallica To Debut New Song and Let Fans Pick Setlists on 2014 European Tour
Metallica will head to Europe next summer for a string of concerts, and ticket holders will have the opportunity to vote for songs that the band will play during each show. Metallica will let fans pick 17 of the 18 songs they play. The 18th will be a brand new track, as the band declares they a…