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.
See a Trailer for Ronnie James Dio’s Hologram + Tour, Plus News on The Plot in You, Joe Pe…
See a new trailer for the Ronnie James Dio hologram and world tour, get details on The Plot in You's next album, a new Joe Perry disc and more in Wire-to-Wire.
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.
Skid Row’s Dave ‘Snake’ Sabo on Failed Sebastian Bach Reunion Attempt: ‘Whatever It Was Th…
Skid Row's Dave 'Snake' Sabo offers a frank assessment of why the reunion talks with Sebastian Bach didn't pan out.
15 Years Ago: Pearl Jam Release ‘Riot Act’
On Nov. 12, 2002, Pearl Jam used their voice more pointedly with their 'Riot Act' album.
Metallica’s Lars Ulrich: ‘I Think We Could Have Educated Ourselves Better’ About Napster
In a new interview, Metallica's Lars Ulrich speaks in depth about the band's early 2000s battle with Napster and how they could've handled it differently.
Nickelback Book Las Vegas Residency, Plus News on The Contortionist, Brujeria + More
Get news on Nickelback's upcoming Las Vegas residency, The Contortionist's tour plans, Brujeria's special guest vocalist, Weezer's late night stop + more.
Foo Fighters Rock ‘The Pretender’ in the Acropolis, Plus News on Helloween, Power Trip + M…
Watch Foo Fighters rock The Acropolis, plus get news on a Helloween North American tour, Power Trip's wrestling theme and more in Wire-to-Wire.
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.
Foo Fighters Announce 2018 ‘Concrete and Gold’ North American Tour Dates
Foo Fighters have announced two legs of North American tour dates for 2018.
15 Years Ago: Foo Fighters Unleash ‘One By One’
On Oct. 22, 2002, Foo Fighters got 'onto the next one' by releasing their 'One By One' album.