Chad has been writing about music since the mid '90s in genres ranging from mainstream pop to extreme metal. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and websites across the globe. He's currently the heavy metal editor for About.com and contributes to many other publications. Chad has worked in radio for more than a quarter century and resides in Charlotte.
Metallica Albums Ranked
See how we ranked Metallica's albums from weakest to strongest.
Metallica, ‘Hardwired…To Self Destruct’ – Album Review
Read our review of the highly anticipated new Metallica album 'Hardwired...To Self Destruct.'
Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett’s Company To Release ‘Ghoul Screamer’ Guitar Pedal
Kirk Hammett's company KHDK Electronics is the Ghoul Screamer guitar pedal, which will be available beginning Oct. 31.
Metallica Post Footage + Audio From Russian Concert, Offer ‘Ktulu’ Illustrations
Metallica fans can watch a recap and get audio from the band's recent show in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The Harp Twins Cover Metallica’s ‘One’
The Harp Twins are back with another Metallica cover. This time around twin sisters Camille and Kennerly Kitt give "One" the ethereal harp treatment.
James Hetfield + M. Shadows Audition To Be Zombies in ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 3′
As part of a contest to be a zombie in the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 video game, a clip has been released that you can watch above that features celebrities "auditioning" to be zombies.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett to Do Signings at 2015 San Diego Comic-Con
Metallica's Kirk Hammett will be selling his KVH Toys and doing signings at the 2015 Comic-Con in San Diego.
Metallica’s ‘Anesthesia’ Gets Upright Bass Cover From Rob Scallon
Viral virtuoso Rob Scallon breaks out his upright bass to cover Metallica's 'Anesthesia.'
Metallica Talk Baseball in Behind the Scenes Video From San Francisco Giants’ Metallica Day
The San Francisco Giants recently hosted the third annual Metallica Day at AT&T Park.
Metallica’s ‘Battery’ Gets Blazing Banjo Cover by Rob Scallon
Rob Scallon's 'May-tallica' fun continues with a blistering banjo cover of 'Battery.'