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.
Bon Jovi Tops 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote, Judas Priest Also Make Fan Ballot
Congrats to Bon Jovi who topped the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame fan voting and to Judas Priest who will also made the fan ballot that will be submitted.
Joan Jett ‘Bad Reputation’ Documentary to Premiere at 2018 Sundance Film Festival
The new documentary 'Bad Reputation' about Joan Jett has made the cut and will premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
AC/DC Fans Campaign to Get ‘For Those About to Rock’ as U.K. Christmas Chart-Topper for Ma…
The race for the Christmas No. 1 in the U.K. this year will include a fan-driven campaign for AC/DC's 'For Those About to Rock' in honor of Malcolm Young.
Gene Simmons Issues Apology for Offending Fox News Staffers
After the recent incident where Gene Simmons was accused of crashing a Fox News staff meeting and offending staffers, the musician has issued an apology.
Sharon Osbourne on Ozy Fest Lawsuit: ‘Where Do People Come Up With the Nerve?’
During an appearance on 'The Talk,' Sharon Osbourne discussed the Ozzfest's legal battle against organizers of Ozy Fest.
Sammy Hagar Receives the Humanitarian Award – 2017 Loudwire Music Awards
Congrats to Sammy Hagar, the initial recipient of the Humanitarian Awards at the 2017 Loudwire Music Awards.
Tragically Hip Vocalist Gord Downie Dies From Brain Cancer at 53
Tragically Hip vocalist Gord Downie, who triumphantly toured and recorded while dealing with terminal brain cancer, has passed away at the age of 53.
Rockers React: Tom Petty Dies at 66
The music community responds to the death of Tom Petty.
Queen Bring Live Aid to Life Again for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Biopic
See a photo of the Live Aid set piece being used for the upcoming Queen biopic, 'Bohemian Rhapsody.'
Chris Cornell’s Widow Thanks Fans for ‘Love and Support,’ Offers Submission Portal for Per…
In a new message, Chris Cornell's widow Vicky offered her thanks to fans for their support and revealed a new submission portal for personal tributes.
Kid Rock Senate Run Gets Nod of Support From Republican Super PAC
Will Kid Rock eventually declare for Senate? The Senate Leadership Fund super PAC certainly hopes he does.
Metallica Rock ‘Little Mermaid’ + More in ‘Carpool Karaoke’, Plus News on Def Leppard + Mo…
See a trailer for Metallica's 'Carpool Karaoke,' get news on a Def Leppard tour, plus touring news from Eagles of Death Metal, Diamond Head and more.