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.
Watch the Doors’ Robby Krieger Play His Favorite Guitar Riffs
The guitarist also talks about the rock 'n' roll pioneers who influenced him.
Watch Vivian Campbell Play His Favorite Dio and Def Leppard Riffs
Guitarist also reveals riff that made him want to play.
The Day Led Zeppelin Broke Up
It had been approximately two months since the tragic death of their drummer John Bonham.
The Day Marc Bolan Died
He was returning home after dinner with his girlfriend when the vehicle she was driving left the road.
When Pink Floyd Re-Emerged With ‘A Momentary Lapse of Reason’
This album would make or break their future prospects without the departed Roger Waters.
Why Roger Daltrey Wanted to Shelve the Who’s ‘It’s Hard’
The album arrived during a strained period, after 1981's commercially successful but creatively disappointing 'Face Dances.'
When Fleetwood Mac Reunited for ‘The Dance’
This was the first new album from their classic-era lineup since 'Tango in the Night' a full decade earlier.
‘The Simpsons’ Rock Star Cameos
A look at the most famous rock stars who have visited 'The Simpsons.'
What If Every Rocker Turned Into a Zombie?
We imagine what some of the biggest classic rock stars looked like if they were zombies.
Win an Iron Maiden Vinyl Collection
Iron Maiden are digging into their past and putting it down on wax, as the band has a major vinyl reissue campaign coming this fall that will span its discography.