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.
Peter Frampton Announces ‘Guitar Circus’ Tour with B.B. King and Others
Peter Frampton loves guitar music, obviously, and he'll get a chance to explore his passion further during the 'Guitar Circus' tour he has planned for 2013. Billboard reports that the musician will welcome several guitar greats, including the legendary B.B. King, during the summer run…
Brian May Reveals Plans for Career Encompassing Queen eBook
Queen have enjoyed one of the more prolific and entertaining careers in music and fairly soon fans will be able to enjoy a new multi-touch electronic edition of the band's '40 Years of Queen' book that provides fans extra media components.
Meat Loaf Announces Farewell ‘Last at Bat’ Tour
Meat Loaf may have suggested his touring career was concluding as far back as 2007, but the rocker is finally and apparently ready to say farewell to at least one nation. The vocalist has just announced the 'Last at Bat' tour of the U.K., which is intended to be his final trek in the count…
Watch the ’12-12-12′ Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert Streaming Online
It may end up being the music event of the year, as the '12-12-12' Hurricane Sandy benefit show will be getting underway in just a few hours. For those unable to catch it on TV but have their computers handy, the show will be streaming online and can be seen in the player below.
The Doors’ Robby Krieger Holds Out Hope for Reunion With John Densmore
The Doors may be reflecting on the 'Live at the Bowl '68' DVD and live album, but for Robby Krieger it's a little bit bittersweet considering the rift that he and Ray Manzarek have with the band's longtime drummer John Densmore.
Peter Frampton Discusses Upcoming Ballet + Humble Pie Projects
Peter Frampton has enjoyed a busy year releasing and promoting the 'Frampton Comes Alive 35!' live album and DVD and appearing in a popular Buick Verano commercial, but the veteran rocker has even more on his plate as the calendar gets ready to hit 2013 and he spoke with BIG100.3's Li…
Jimmy Page Details Post-Led Zeppelin Reunion Attempt to Find New Singer
Led Zeppelin gave us one great night in 2007 that's turned into the new 'Celebration Day' concert film, but Jimmy Page reveals that he always thought more shows would follow. The only problem was that Robert Plant was busy with his own project at the time.
Queen Drummer Roger Taylor Wants Your Input on New Solo Album
Queen's Roger Taylor has been keeping busy over the past year, playing the occasional show with the band, getting the Queen Extravaganza project off the ground, and quietly starting work on a solo record.
Jon Bon Jovi Comments on ‘Tragedy’ of Daughter’s Arrest
Jon Bon Jovi and his family have been in the headlines over the past week as his daughter was arrested after a heroin overdose, but the rocker is moving forward after the difficult week and is thankful for all the support he and his family have received.
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Raises $20K for Gerson Cancer Institute
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.
The Beatles Dominate List of the Most Expensive Records
A rare or limited pressing of a record can draw a pretty penny, and if it's a major rock band the price can really go through the roof. As you might expect, the Beatles dominate Record Collector's new list of the most expensive records in the world. But what might surprise you is that the …
Mick Fleetwood Leads ‘RebuildRecover’ Efforts Along Jersey Coast
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.