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 Support Virginia Tech ‘Enter Sandman’ Shirts for Morgan Harrington Scholarship F…
Metallica are one of the most stringent bands when it comes to usage of their trademark, which makes the new Virginia Tech 'Enter Sandman' shirts something truly special. The group gave the school permission to print the shirts with the idea that the money raised would go to the Morgan Har…
Steven Adler Puts Axl Rose Anger + Guns N’ Roses Reunion Hopes Behind Him
One of the biggest proponents of Guns N' Roses reuniting was the band's original drummer Steven Adler, who was the first to exit the group due to substance abuse issues and who felt he had some unfinished business with the band. But Adler tells Rolling Stone that the days of him wishing fo…
Perry Farrell Writes 60 Songs for Potential Inclusion on Next Jane’s Addiction Album
Being sidelined after surgery isn't exactly a pleasant experience, but Perry Farrell has made the most of it by enjoying a creative burst that has resulted in as much as 60 potential new songs for the next Jane's Addiction album.
Jon Bon Jovi Comments on ‘Tragedy’ of Daughter’s Arrest
Jon Bon Jovi and his family have been in the headlines over the past week as his daughter was arrested after a heroin overdose, but the rocker is moving forward after the difficult week and is thankful for all the support he and his family have received.
Led Zeppelin to Receive 2012 Kennedy Center Honor
Led Zeppelin have been announced as one of the recipients of the 2012 John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts honors. The 35th annual celebration will take place Sunday, Dec. 2 and Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones will all be on hand to receive the honor.
Dave Grohl, James Hetfield + Axl Rose Among Richest Rock Vocalists
Being the frontman of a rock band can provide you with plenty of opportunities, including financial ones. Some rockers have benefitted more than others over the years, and Celebrity Net Worth has compiled a list of the richest rock singers, with Dave Grohl, James Hetfield, and Axl Rose among those d…
Jon Bon Jovi’s Daughter Will Not Face Charges After Alleged Heroin Overdose
The daughter of rocker Jon Bon Jovi will not face any jail time after her alleged heroin overdose, as the D.A. in the case has dropped all charges against her.
Ozzy Osbourne Elected President of Heavy Metal
The election is over, and a choice for a new leader has been made. That's right -- Ozzy Osbourne has been crowned the President of Heavy Metal by readers of our companion site, Loudwire!
Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton Explains How He Grew New Wings on ‘Music From Another Dimension’
It's been a long journey for Aerosmith, but their new album, 'Music From Another Dimension,' will arrive on Nov. 6, a full 11-plus years after their last completely original release 'Just Push Play.'
Guns N’ Roses Launch Las Vegas Residency With Epic Opening Night
Guns N' Roses' much-hyped Las Vegas residency is now underway, and by all accounts, those in attendance walked away with a solid opening night experience.