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.
Mickey Hart’s Accuser Speaks: Drummer ‘Threw Me Down,’ Kicked Me Off My Own Bus
More details have leaked in the alleged assault case against former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart, as TMZ reports the accuser claims the drummer beat him aboard his tour bus.
Ronnie James Dio’s Widow, Wendy Dio, Remarries
The widow of late Dio, Black Sabbath and Heaven and Hell vocalist Ronnie James Dio has remarried. Wendy Dio, who also served as Dio's manager for many years, wed Omar Gimenez in a private ceremony this past Sunday (Sept. 9) in Montecito, California.
Journey Reschedule Concert Delayed by Hurricane Isaac
Journey unfortunately had to make alternate plans late last month when Hurricane Isaac wreaked its havoc on Louisiana, but they've now rescheduled the show for Oct. 17.
Rush’s Geddy Lee Says Touring Is More Stressful Than Ever
You might think that after four-plus decades in the music industry that touring would be old hat for a band like Rush, but singer Geddy Lee says that hitting the road these days is more stressful than ever.
Stevie Nicks to Play Elton John Foundation Benefit
One music great will offer support for another when Stevie Nicks heads up the Elton John AIDS Foundation 11th Annual An Enduring Vision benefit show Oct. 15 in New York City.