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.
Ted Nugent Rails Against Thanksgiving Attendance Restrictions
'You're not in charge of my Thanksgiving,' says Nugent.
Tower Records Returns as an Online Store
After a decade plus away, the chain returns in a new form.
26 Years Ago: ‘Nirvana: MTV Unplugged in New York’ Released After Kurt Cobain’s Death
The band released the performance after Kurt Cobain's death.
‘Gimme Some Lovin’ Guitarist Spencer Davis Dead at 81
The Spencer Davis Group leader also hit with 'I'm a Man' and other songs.
Survey: 54 Percent of Concert Industry Pros Believe Full Capacity Concerts Return in 2021
The pandemic has taken its toll on the live music industry in 2020, but what does the future hold as the end of the year nears?
16 Years Ago: Green Day Release ‘American Idiot’
On Sept. 21, 2004, Green Day gave their career a boost and caught lightning in a bottle with their 'American Idiot' album.
Veteran TV Host Hugh Downs Dead at 99
Veteran broadcaster and TV host Hugh Downs has died from natural causes at the age of 99.
Legendary Writer/Director/Producer Carl Reiner Dead at 98
The Hollywood legend behind 'The Dick Van Dyke Show,' 'Oh, God,' 'The Jerk' and more has died.
Missouri Governor Allowing for Concerts to Return Monday
The state's governor, Mike Parson, detailed the first stage of his recovery plan for Missouri, which will go into effect starting Monday (May 4) and it includes the return of concerts and other large gathering events.
Live Nation Update Concert Ticket Refund Policy
Ticketmaster and their parent company Live Nation have faced their fair share of criticism concerning ticket refunds during the current global pandemic, but their policy has been amended.