For as long as he can remember, Chuck has been crazy about rock and roll. His first concert was Def Leppard when he was five years old and the rest, as they say, is history. Chuck is the host of Loudwire Nights and he also handles all things over at Ultimate Metallica. There's plenty that can be said about Chuck, but most importantly, he's a fan first and tries to live his life by one simple motto: Full speed or nothin'.
Top 10 Americana, Alt-Country, Bluegrass and Folk Albums of 2017
In celebration of these genres that we love, The Boot is ecstatic to share its staff's picks for some of the best releases of 2017.
Interview: Lilly Hiatt Opens Up About Her New Album, ‘Trinity Lane’
Lilly Hiatt discusses her new — and deeply personal — album, 'Trinity Lane', in an exclusive interview.
Interview: Glen Campbell’s Wife and Daughter Discuss His Final Album, ‘Adios’
Glen Campbell's wife Kim and daughter Ashley spend some time celebrating the release of his new album, 'Adios'.
Interview: Jim Lauderdale Reflects on Lifelong Journey to ‘London Southern’
Living legend Jim Lauderdale chats about his new album, 'London Southern,' and the journey that has led to its release.
Interview: Sam Outlaw on Nashville, Los Angeles and the Importance of Community
With Midwestern roots and a life planted in Los Angeles, Sam Outlaw knows a thing or two about the importance of community.
Top 5 Americana, Alt-Country and Folk Albums of 2016 (So Far)
Though we could spend hours chatting about every record that has hit our turntables this year, we've whittled our favorites down to a more comprehensive list.
Sammy Walker, ‘Days I Left Behind’ [Exclusive Premiere]
Folk musician Sammy Walker premieres "Days I Left Behind" exclusively with The Boot.
64-Year-Old Diana Nyad Swims From Cuba to Florida in 53 Hours
For the first time in history, a swimmer has endured the 103-mile route from Havana, Cuba to Key West, Florida, without the assistance of a shark cage. That swimmer, 64-year-old Diana Nyad, began her quest on Saturday, August 31, and finished around 53 hours later on Labor Day.