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.
May 2017 Dedication Set for the Station Nightclub Fire Memorial
It was one of the greatest concert tragedies in U.S. history, but this May there will be a new memorial erected for those lost in The Station club fire of 2003.
Alice Cooper Joined by Jim Carrey, Steven Tyler + More at New Year’s Eve Fundraiser in Mau…
Watch Alice Cooper perform with Jim Carrey and Steven Tyler during his annual New Year's Eve fundraising concert in Maui.
10 Best Hard Rock Albums of 1987
1987 was a key year in the evolution of hard rock. Join us as we reflect on the 10 Best Albums of the year that began to change how we looked at the genre.
Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford Suggests Lengthy Farewell Tour, Band Discussing New Music
Aerosmith recently announced their 'Aero Vederci Baby' farewell tour dates, but guitarist Brad Whitford suggests it may be a lengthy run.
Phil Rudd: ‘I Don’t Think It’s a Good Idea’ for Angus Young to Shut Down AC/DC
Estranged AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has stated in a new interview that he doesn't think Angus Young should shut down the band and has never played better.
Nikki Sixx: ‘No Chance’ of Another Motley Crue Record
Nikki Sixx speaks about moving on from Motley Crue and the transition to Sixx: A.M.
Vince Neil Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Battery in Hair-Pulling Case
After reaching a plea deal, Vince Neil will avoid jail time in relation to a hair-pulling incident that took place in Las Vegas earlier this year.
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.
Hear Previously Unreleased Led Zeppelin Song ‘Sunshine Woman’
Ahead of the expanded edition of Led Zeppelin's 'The Complete BBC Sessions,' a previously unreleased track called 'Sunshine Woman' has surfaced.