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.
Full Eddie Van Halen Instrumental Track ‘Strike’ From ‘The Wild Life’ Film Revealed
The full instrumental of an Eddie Van Halen song named 'Strike' that barely appeared in the 1984 film 'The Wild Life' has surfaced.
Ted Nugent on Political Future: ‘Nothing Is Off the Table at This Point’
While Ted Nugent has not committed to running for public office, the rocker says there's nothing he wouldn't do to make America great again.
Ace Frehley Puts Odds at 50-50 He Will Rejoin KISS
In a new interview, Ace Frehley says that while he hasn't heard anything concerning a reunion, he puts the odds at 50-50 it will happen.
Allman Brothers Band Drummer Butch Trucks Dead at 69
Legendary Allman Brothers Band drummer Butch Trucks passed away Tuesday (Jan. 24) at the age of 69.
Death Certificate Filed for Late Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza
The mother of late Megadeth drummer Nick Menza filed his death certificate, revealing the official cause of death, and she's seeking to administer his estate.
Def Leppard, Soundgarden + The Offspring Lead 2017 Rocklahoma Festival
The lineup for the 2017 Rocklahoma festival has been announced, with Def Leppard, Soundgarden and The Offspring named as headliners.
Emerson Lake & Palmer Singer Greg Lake Dead at 69
There's sad news to report as Emerson, Lake & Palmer singer-bassist-guitarist Greg Lake has passed away at the age of 69.
Nirvana, Deep Purple Songs Among 2017 GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inductees
Every year the GRAMMY Hall of Fame adds to the impressive list of recordings honoring some of the essential songs and albums in the history of music. For 2017, their inductee list includes classic tracks from Nirvana, Deep Purple and more...
Axl Rose Settles Lawsuit With Former Guns N’ Roses Instrumentalist Chris Pitman
Axl Rose has settled an outstanding debt with former Guns N' Roses instrumentalist Chris Pitman.
AC/DC’s Cliff Williams Receives Angus Young Tribute at His Final Show
Angus Young invited Cliff Williams to leave his normal background spot onstage to center stage during the final song of his final performance with the band.
Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer: ‘As Far as I Know, There Is No Farewell Tour’
Though Steven Tyler has discussed Aerosmith playing a farewell tour in 2017, drummer Joey Kramer says the band hasn't confirmed it will be the final run.
Bill Ward on Black Sabbath Absence: Ozzy Osbourne ‘Needs to Look to Those Who Stopped Me F…
Estranged Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward says Ozzy Osbourne should look at those around him for reason he's not playing with the band.