Chad Everett Gilbert (born March 9, 1981 in Coral Springs, Florida) is an American musician and record producer. He is a founding member of the rock band New Found Glory, for whom he plays lead guitar, composes music and provides backing vocals. He was also the lead vocalist for New Found Glory's now-defunct side-project, International Superheroes of Hardcore. Additionally, Gilbert was the vocalist for the hardcore punk band Shai Hulud between 1995 and 1998, and he rejoined the band in 2012.
Gilbert recently began producing records, notably H2O's Nothing to Prove and A Day to Remember's three most recent albums, Homesick, What Separates Me from You and Common Courtesy. In 2010, Gilbert announced he would release solo material online, free of charge, and has released several demos and 7" vinyl records under the name What's Eating Gilbert.
1 Personal life,
2.1 With Shai Hulud,
2.2 With New Found Glory,
2.3 With International Superheroes of Hardcore,
2.4 With What's Eating Gilbert,
2.5 With Hazen Street,
3 Production credits,
5 See also,
7 External links,
Chad was briefly married to Sherri DuPree from the indie rock band Eisley in February 2007. Sherri and Chad divorced later that year. Since 2008 he has been in a relationship with Paramore's lead vocalist Hayley Williams.
On January 26, 2010, Gilbert reported that "suspicious cells" had been found in his thyroid and he would be getting half his thyroid surgically removed. Four days later, Gilbert posted on his Twitter that the surgery had been a success and no cancer had been found.