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.
Billy Idol Fan Gets Singer to Play His Birthday Party
Michael Henrichsen will always remember his 26th birthday as the year that Billy Idol showed up to help him celebrate. Henrichsen had taken part on a two-year journey, attempting to reach out to the singer to come play his bash.
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.
Rod Stewart Completes New Rock Album for 2013 Release
Rod Stewart has spent a good portion of the latter part of his career covering standards, but apparently the time has come for him to rock again. He'll do so on a recently completed album that's expected next year.
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.
Bob Dylan Plotting Second Volume of His ‘Chronicles’ Book
Bob Dylan has that spark to write again, but this time it's not for a new record, but rather the potential follow-up to his 2004 book, 'Chronicles.'
Former Grateful Dead Drummer Mickey Hart Wanted by Police After Alleged Attack
Former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart is being sought by police for questioning after an alleged attack at a recent concert. TMZ reports that a warrant has been issued for Hart's arrest.
Led Zeppelin to Receive 2012 Kennedy Center Honor
Led Zeppelin have been announced as one of the recipients of the 2012 John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts honors. The 35th annual celebration will take place Sunday, Dec. 2 and Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul Jones will all be on hand to receive the honor.