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.
The 40 Best Cover Songs by Rock Bands
This sounds familiar.
Veteran TV Host Hugh Downs Dead at 99
'The Tonight Show,' 'Concentration' and '20/20' are among his many credits.
Daniel Craig Toasts After Wrapping James Bond Filming on ‘No Time to Die’
See what he said after what is expected to be his final installment in the iconic role.
The 25 Cutest Movie Dogs
They're dog-gone adorable!
Legendary Beatles Producer George Martin Dead at 90 [Updated]
The man often referred to as 'the fifth Beatle,' legendary producer George Martin, has passed away at the age of 90.
George Martin to Receive U.K. Producer’s Guild Award
George Martin will add one more trophy to his mantelpiece this February. The Music Producers Guild will bestow the Outstanding Contribution to U.K. Music Award to the man often labeled "the fifth Beatle."
Legendary A&M Records President Gil Friesen Dead at 75
The music world is mourning the death of legendary A&M Records executive Gil Friesen (pictured at left in the above photo), who along with Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss, helped grow the record label into a major player in the music industry. Friesen passed away Thursday (Dec. 13) at his Los Angeles home at the age of 75.
Hurricane Sandy 12-12-12 Benefit Concert: Rockers React on Twitter
The 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit is over and music lovers are finding themselves thoroughly rocked a day later. The show raised quite a few funds for those in need in the aftermath of the natural disaster while keeping audiences entertained with some great performances and surprising collaborations. As expected, there's been an outpouring of response on Twitter.
Rolling Stones Deliver Rocking Good Time at Hurricane Sandy 12-12-12 Benefit
It was a brief performance, but the Rolling Stones left fans thoroughly rocked at the 12-12-12 benefit at New York's Madison Square Garden Wednesday night. Mick Jagger and the band provided a club-like party atmosphere for their two-song performance.
Eric Clapton Keeps It Soulful at 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert
Eric Clapton provided one of the mellower performances at the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit Wednesday night at New York's Madison Square Garden.
Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Roger Waters and Eddie Vedder Highlight Early Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert Sets
It's hard to find anyone better than New Jersey's home state hero Bruce Springsteen when it comes to opening a benefit show for victims of the East Coast's Hurricane Sandy. As expected, the inspirational rocker kicked off the '12-12-12' benefit on a high note, and he welcomed a fellow New Jersey favorite in Jon Bon Jovi to raise the excitement level even higher. Springsteen and a Roger Waters-Eddi
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.
Watch Mick Jagger Deliver ‘The Late Show With David Letterman’ Top 10 List
The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger has played the Ed Sullivan Theater many times before, but this time the vocalist returned for a bit of comedy rather than music. Jagger, who has been in the New York area for the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary performances, dropped by 'The Late Show With David Letterman' Tuesday night (Dec. 11) to provide a Top 10 list.
Beatles Collaborator Ravi Shankar Dead at 92
The music world is mourning the death of Ravi Shankar, the musician best known for bringing Indian sitar music to the masses and introducing it to the Beatles. Shankar passed away Tuesday night (Dec. 11) in San Diego at the age of 92. Shankar had been in the hospital over the last week after complaining of breathing difficulties following his recent heart valve surgery...
Paul McCartney Reveals Deluxe ‘Complete Kisses’ Re-Release
Paul McCartney's complete 'Kisses on the Bottom'-era output has been collected in one special deluxe collection titled 'Kisses on the Bottom -- Complete Kisses' that is now available exclusively online via the iTunes Store.