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.
Chris Cornell Performs Stirring Versions of ‘The Promise,’ ‘Black Hole Sun’ + ‘Higher Trut…
Watch as Chris Cornell performs soulful versions of 'The Promise,' 'Black Hole Sun' and 'Higher Truth' on 'CBS This Morning.'
Metallica’s James Hetfield Goes Shirtless to Honor Iggy Pop’s 70th Birthday
In celebration of Iggy Pop's 70th birthday, Metallica's James Hetfield taped a video tribute in which he goes shirtless.
Internal Bleeding Drummer + New York City Firefighter William Tolley Dies From Fall at 42
There's sad news to report as Internal Bleeding drummer William Tolley died Thursday after a fall while on his day job as a New York City firefighter.
Scott Stapp: ‘Scott Weiland Didn’t Literally Speak to Me’ on Tour Bus
Scott Stapp states that the late Scott Weiland didn't literally speak to him about a tour bus they both had used, but that he did see it as a sign.
Kid Rock Reportedly Gets Engaged to Girlfriend Audrey Berry
Reports of the couple getting engaged surfaced after Berry was spotted wearing a ring during Rock's annual Chillin' the Most cruise.
Best Rock Albums of 2017 (So Far)
Keep checking back throughout the year to see our picks for the Best Rock Albums of 2017 (So Far).
Scott Stapp Recalls ‘Crazy, Mystical Experience’ of Touring on Same Bus Scott Weiland Died…
In a new interview, Scott Stapp discusses feeling as though he was visited by the spirit of Scott Weiland while touring on the bus the singer died in.
Crobot’s Sibling Rhythm Section Exiting the Band
Crobot's Jake and Paul Figueroa are exiting the band, but the group has fill-ins to honor their current tour dates.
Former Singer Dave Evans on AC/DC’s Current Lineup: ‘They Need to Record a New Album to Ma…
Former AC/DC singer Dave Evans says the band could continue, but they need to record a new album to make the current lineup legitimate.
Halestorm’s Arejay Hale: Layne Staley Was a ‘Freak of Nature’ and an ‘Amazing Talent’
In a new interview, Halestorm's Arejay Hale reflects on the late Layne Staley and says that even though he's a drummer, Staley was a huge influence on him.
Disturbed to Include New Original Material on Upcoming Acoustic EP
Before Disturbed record their next album, they'll include some new original material on their forthcoming acoustic EP.
23 Best Nirvana Lyrics
Nirvana were responsible for some of the most memorable and quotable song lyrics in the history of rock. Here, we count down the 23 Best Nirvana Lyrics.