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.
Paul McCartney Says Yoko Ono Wasn’t Responsible for Breaking up the Beatles
For many years, there has been much speculation that John Lennon's wife, Yoko Ono, influenced the Beatles breakup, but Paul McCartney says that it's not true and that the band was splitting regardless of Ono.
Rolling Stones Guitarist Ron Wood Hints at Warm-Up Shows
We know for certain there will be four Rolling Stones performances this year, but that doesn't mean you might not see the band playing somewhere other than London's O2 Arena or New Jersey's Prudential Center. Guitarist Ron Wood just stated that there might be some warm-up dates u…
White Sister Guitarist Rick Chadock Dies From Cancer
White Sister guitarist Rick Chadock passed away Monday (Oct. 15) after a two-year battle with cancer.
Jeff Lynne Says Touring in Support of ‘Long Wave’ Album Is Not Likely
Electric Light Orchestra singer Jeff Lynne has been busy over the past year, re-recording past favorites for the 'Mr. Blue Sky' album as well as taking on a number of older standards for the companion disc, 'Long Wave.' Despite the wealth of new music, it's likely that Lynne…
Alice Cooper Reveals ‘Old School’ Box Set Details
Just in time for Halloween, Alice Cooper has announced the pending release of his 'Old School' box set. The collection, due Oct. 29, will feature material from his band era of 1964-1974.
Kiss’ Paul Stanley Discusses Rock Hall Snub and Making ‘Monster’
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations list was recently revealed, and Kiss' name was absent from the ballot once again. The veteran rockers have been nominated in the past, but have yet to make the final cut for the Rock Hall, and singer Paul Stanley has a few thoughts on the matter.
Art Garfunkel Scraps Fall 2012 Tour Due to Vocal Problems
Art Garfunkel had hoped to return to the road this fall, but the singer has revealed that his recent vocal woes will not allow him to make the run.
Neil Young Closes Out New York’s Global Festival With All-Star Jam
With Black Keys and Foo Fighters on the bill, there was definitely star power at Saturday's (Sept. 29) Global Festival in New York, but there was no mistaking that Neil Young and Crazy Horse were the headliners of the night. There was definitely a lot of respect shown for Young, as all of …
Elton John Revisits ‘The Diving Board’ After Release Delay
Elton John is taking advantage of an album release delay to re-examine the music on his new album, 'The Diving Board.' Producer T-Bone Burnett tells Rolling Stone that the music icon is in the rare position of having plenty of time between the completion of a disc and its release and it&ap…
Steven Van Zandt Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Reunite the Rascals
Bruce Springsteen guitarist Steven Van Zandt is doing his best to reunite one of his favorite bands, the Rascals. He's launched a Kickstarter campaign to help bring a production called 'Once Upon a Dream' featuring all four members to stages around the world.
Heart’s Ann Wilson Takes Rock Hall Snub in Stride
Heart may not have made the Rock and Roll Hall of fame the first time around, but where some acts get upset about not being chosen on the first ballot, singer Ann Wilson seem to be taking things in stride.
Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Would Consider ‘American Idol’ Return
Aerosmith's Steven Tyler is not ruling out a return to 'American Idol,' though he says in a new interview that if he did come back it would be in a much different role.