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.
AC/DC Material Thrives on the Rock Charts Following Malcolm Young’s Death
Six AC/DC songs sit in the Top 25 of the Hot Rock Songs survey, while other charts have seen the band's music return as well.
Rockers React: Tom Petty Dies at 66
The music community responds to the death of Tom Petty.
Sebastian Bach, Mikkey Dee + More Join 3rd Annual Bowl for Ronnie Lineup
Sebastian Bach, Mikkey Dee and more are among the celebrities set to appear at the 3rd Annual Bowl for Ronnie celebrity bowling tournament.
Ted Nugent on Political Discourse: ‘We Have Got to Be More Respectful of the Other Side’
Ted Nugent says he intends to scale back the inflammatory nature of his political comments, especially those that might be viewed as condoning violence.
Dave Grohl’s Daughter Harper Joins Foo Fighters on Drums for Queen Cover
Watch Dave Grohl's eight-year-old daughter Harper play drums with Foo Fighters at the Solstice Festival in Reykjavic, Iceland.
Allman Brothers Band Great Gregg Allman Dead at 69
There's sad news to report as iconic Allman Brothers Band singer and keyboardist Gregg Allman has passed away at the age of 69.
Rockers React: ‘Star Wars’ Actress Carrie Fisher Dead at 60
Members of the music community have responded after the death of 'Star Wars' actress Carrie Fisher.
Metallica Send Cease and Desist Letter to Canadian Tribute Band [Updated]
The legal team for the veteran rockers have called out a Canadian tribute band over the usage of their name and a similar logo in promotion.
Lars Ulrich: Metallica Claim That Lemmy Is the Reason They Exist ‘Not Some Cheap Exaggerat…
The drummer reveals that Metallica's statement about Lemmy Kilmister being the reason for their existence was not just a hollow platitude.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: Lemmy Kilmister Helped Me Realize ‘It Was OK to Be an Outsider’
The guitar great reveals how Motorhead impacted him as a teen and how their inspiration stays with him today.