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, producing and writing for Westwood One's concert series as well as doing interviews across all music and entertainment formats. Since joining Loudwire in 2012, he's served as senior editor and is one of the writers for the site, while also interviewing bands and covering and photographing music festivals and concerts. He's also written for Ultimate Classic Rock, Pop Crush, Screen Crush and The FW. Twitter: @ChadChilLW Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chad.childers
Mammoth WVH’s Wolfgang Van Halen Shares His Stance on Cover Songs
Find out when and where you might catch a cover.
Tye Trujillo Plays His Favorite Bass Parts of Songs
See why he picked up the bass and how it's going so far.
2023 Festival D’été de Quebec Lineup Revealed – Foo Fighters, Green Day, Weezer + More
See who's heading to Quebec this summer.
2023 Four Chord Music Festival Lineup Revealed – Yellowcard, Gaslight Anthem + More
See who will be playing this year's event.
Noel Gallagher Wants Liam Gallagher to Call Him About Oasis Reunion, Liam Responds
See what both brothers had to say.
Mammoth WVH Drops Blistering New Song ‘Another Celebration at the End of the World,’ Announce Second Album
Hear the latest and get all the new album details.
2023 So What?! Music Festival Lineup Revealed – The Used, Pierce the Veil + More
See who's heading to Dallas for the June festival.