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.
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Raises $20K for Charity
Def Leppard's Phil Collen has no doubt raised the spirits of those being treated at the Gerson Institute in San Diego, as his 'Wings' guitar just netted $15,000 in an auction with the proceeds going to the organization's holistic cancer therapy efforts.
Stones Reflect On What Brought Them Together on ‘Today’
The Rolling Stones are celebrating 50 years in music, and you don't get to that stage without doing something right. The group dropped by the NBC's 'Today' show on Thursday morning (Nov. 15) to reflect on what initially drew them together and where fame has taken them.
Mick Jagger Jokes About Former CIA Director at Premiere
The Rolling Stones are back in America to promote their new film 'Crossfire Hurricane,' and while speaking to reporters at the premiere, singer Mick Jagger used the platform to make a joke about the demise of former CIA director David Petraeus.
Mick Fleetwood Leads ‘RebuildRecover’ Efforts
Mick Fleetwood is one of several musicians that have banded together to help promote Move for Hunger's 'RebuildRecover' program in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Free Bassist Andy Fraser Details His AIDS Battle
Free bassist Andy Fraser has been living with AIDS since the '90s, and quite understandably, the rocker says that his diagnosis was a serious wake-up call.
Bruce Springsteen Hug Leaves New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Tears
New Jersey governor Chris Christie loves his state and all that comes with it -- especially Bruce Springsteen. The politician admits he's a huge Springsteen fan, and got a little emotional after meeting "The Boss" at a recent Hurricane Sandy telethon.
Ozzy Osbourne Elected President of Heavy Metal
The election is over, and a choice for a new leader has been made. That's right -- Ozzy Osbourne has been crowned the President of Heavy Metal by readers of our companion site, Loudwire!
Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton Explains How He Grew New Wings on ‘Music From Another Dimension’
It's been a long journey for Aerosmith, but their new album, 'Music From Another Dimension,' will arrive on Nov. 6, a full 11-plus years after their last completely original release 'Just Push Play.'
Rock Report: GN’R Launch Las Vegas Residency
Guns N' Roses' much-hyped Las Vegas residency is now underway, and by all accounts, those in attendance walked away with a solid opening night experience.
Rock Report: Billy Idol Plays Fan Birthday Party
Michael Henrichsen will always remember his 26th birthday as the year that Billy Idol showed up to help him celebrate. Henrichsen had taken part on a two-year journey, attempting to reach out to the singer to come play his bash.