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.
Pete Townshend Says Analyzing His Lyrics Led Him to Therapy
Writing songs can be a cathartic process, but Pete Townshend says that it took some time analyzing his lyrics a little deeper before realizing he needed therapy. The singer told NBC's 'The Today Show' (quotes via NME) that looking at some of the darker songs he'd written brought …
Kiss’ Paul Stanley Discusses Rock Hall Snub and Making ‘Monster’
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations list was recently revealed, and Kiss' name was absent from the ballot once again. The veteran rockers have been nominated in the past, but have yet to make the final cut for the Rock Hall, and singer Paul Stanley has a few thoughts on the matter.
T. Rex Plotting 40th Anniversary Box Set Reissue for ‘The Slider’
T. Rex's classic 1972 album, 'The Slider,' will return to the spotlight with a 40th anniversary reissue featuring producer Tony Visconti's remastering.
Rolling Stones Announce Release Date of New Single ‘Doom and Gloom’
Rolling Stones fans can circle this Thursday (Oct. 11) on their calendars, as the band will release a new single called 'Doom and Gloom' in advance of their 'GRRR!' greatest hits collection.
Ozzy Osbourne Joining 60th Birthday Bash for Sharon Osbourne on ‘The Talk’
What does one get their wife for her birthday? If you're Ozzy Osbourne and your wife is TV personality Sharon Osbourne, you grant a request to be part of her 60th birthday bash taking place on CBS' 'The Talk' next week.
Kiss to Perform for ‘Live on Letterman’ Concert Webcast
Late night shows offer bands a great way of getting a song out to a wide audience, but Kiss fans will get quite a bit more than just one track next week when the group takes part in a 'Live on Letterman' concert webcast.
Bill Ward Holds Out Hope for a Black Sabbath Reunion
The split between Black Sabbath and longtime drummer Bill Ward over a contract dispute has been well documented, but the musician still has positive feelings toward the group and says in a new interview that he's hoping that there will eventually be a return to the band.
Kiss Unveil Two New Tracks from ‘Monster’
Kiss are a little less than a week away from releasing their highly anticipated 'Monster' album, and they're giving fans two more tracks -- 'Long Way Down' and 'All for the Love of Rock & Roll' -- to chew on before the disc drops in stores on Oct. 9.
Kiss Singer Paul Stanley’s Mother Passes Away
Kiss vocalist Paul Stanley and his family are currently in mourning as his mother, Eva Eisen, passed away on Saturday (Sept. 29) at the age of 88.
Neil Young Closes Out New York’s Global Festival With All-Star Jam
With Black Keys and Foo Fighters on the bill, there was definitely star power at Saturday's (Sept. 29) Global Festival in New York, but there was no mistaking that Neil Young and Crazy Horse were the headliners of the night. There was definitely a lot of respect shown for Young, as all of …