Chad Bowar

Chad is a longtime music journalist specializing in heavy metal and currently residing in Charlotte, North Carolina. Though he may appear to be an accountant, looks can be deceiving.

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Chad has been involved in metal for over 25 years. He writes or has written for several national music publications and sites including Loudwire, Noisecreep, Outburn, Hails and Horns, AMP, Lollipop, Loud Fast Rules and more.

He's done hundreds of interviews over the years with members of bands in every genre of metal. In addition, Chad has covered events like Ozzfest, Warped Tour, Carolina Rebellion and the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. He's also worked in radio for the past two decades at stations all over the country.


Chad graduated from the University Of South Dakota back in the ancient days before the internet.

Chad Bowar

I've been a metal fan since the early 1980s and have really enjoyed bringing my passion for and enjoyment of metal to this site. Heavy metal fans are some of the most knowledgeable and passionate people around, who aren't afraid to make their opinions known. Let me know what artists and genres you'd like to see featured here. Your input is always welcome, and my goal is to make this one of the main sites metal fans go to first when they want information about heavy metal. From the hair bands of the '80s to the most brutal and underground bands of today, all genres and styles of metal have a home here.

If you'd like to contact me, you can do so via email.

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