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.
2018 Rock on the Range Set Times Revealed
See who is playing when and on what stage at this year's Rock on the Range festival.
Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Leads Cover of Tom Petty’s ‘I Won’t Back Down’
McCready, KT Tunstall and Thunderpussy drummer Leah Julius take on Tom Petty's classic track as a shout out to progressive causes and the people who fight for them.
Billie Joe Armstrong’s New Band, The Longshot, Postpone Remaining Tour Dates
Citing a family emergency of one of the band's members, The Longshot have called off the rest of the dates on their current tour.
Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Falls Onstage in Florida, Avoids Broken Leg
Oops, he almost did it again, but the Foo Fighters frontman makes light of the tumble he almost took onstage.
Fans, Musicians Pay Tribute to Dio at the 4th Annual ‘Ride for Ronnie’
Read our recap and see photos from the 4th Annual Ride for Ronnie benefit event.
Watch Soundgarden Duo Rehearse Together as Part of MC50 Tour Preparation
Matt Cameron joined the rest of the MC50 lineup for a rehearsal for their upcoming tour. Cameron will sit in during a festival in Denmark.
Led Zeppelin, Rage Against the Machine Fare Well With 2018 Record Store Day Returns
Which rock titles sold the most during Record Store Day 2018? Find out here.
Kid Rock Drains 40-Foot Putt, Gets High Five With Jack Nicklaus
Watch as Kid Rock hits the links with a golfing legend and sinks the putt of the day.
2018 Record Store Day Hard Rock + Metal Release Guide
From 'Back in Black' on cassette (!) to Stone Sour's 'Hydrograd Acoustic Sessions,' here are some of the coolest releases to be on the lookout for.
Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament Takes a Dystopian Drive in ‘Safe in the Car’ Video
Beware taking a ride with Jeff Ament as the elements are hot on his tail.