10 Stories Behind Famous Band Names
How legendary names came to be.

POSTED: 09/26/2015 - 09:40 am

10 Most Controversial TV Performances in Rock and Metal
A legitimate question - is anyone here still watching TV?

POSTED: 09/18/2015 - 05:21 am

10 of the Best Distortion Pedals of All Time
Tried and true.

POSTED: 09/14/2015 - 12:12 pm

9 Songs That Are Secretly Very Dirty
Those filthy boys!

POSTED: 09/12/2015 - 07:30 pm

How I Write Album Reviews, Part 2
Part 2 of how I write my album reviews, focusing more on my general approach rather than what I dislike about other people's writing!

POSTED: 08/28/2015 - 11:57 am

10 Songs That Use Weird Instruments
Nothing spices a tune up like an odd music instrument.

POSTED: 08/28/2015 - 10:13 am

Banhammer: Nine Metal Bands That Got Banned
It would seem that metal music isn't welcome everywhere.

POSTED: 08/21/2015 - 11:31 am

How I Write Album Reviews, Part 1
A general guide on my album review writing process, to ensure strong picture of your thoughts on a record.

POSTED: 08/20/2015 - 12:28 pm

First Guitars of 11 Famous Guitarists
They all had to start with something.

POSTED: 08/14/2015 - 10:14 am

Five Albums Metal Fans Are Ashamed of Having in Their Collections
They still like 'em, though.

POSTED: 08/07/2015 - 11:30 am

10 Famous Left-Handed Guitarists Who Play Right-Handed
Some genuine legends we have here.

POSTED: 07/31/2015 - 10:28 am

Eight Highly Controversial Statements Made by Rock and Metal Musicians
Some legendary comments here.

POSTED: 07/24/2015 - 10:03 am

Musicians' Checklist: 23 Little Things That Will Help You Nail Your Next Gig
These small things will help you promote your band and make every gig a great gig!

POSTED: 07/23/2015 - 12:22 pm

Eight Pre-Fame Bands of Iconic Rock and Metal Musicians
They all had to start somewhere...

POSTED: 07/16/2015 - 11:49 am

10 Songs Inspired by Movies
The seventh art having an impact on the fourth art.

POSTED: 07/10/2015 - 10:47 am

10 Weirdest Rock Concert Locations
Some iconic shows here.

POSTED: 07/03/2015 - 10:45 am

9 Rejected Album Covers of Classic Records
For better or worse, these front covers never made the cut.

POSTED: 06/19/2015 - 12:12 pm

11 Onstage Injuries Sustained by Rock Musicians
Self-inflicted, fan-inflicted, gear-inflicted...

POSTED: 06/15/2015 - 10:15 am

Every Time Metallica P-ssed Off Their Fans
Every album, almost.

POSTED: 06/05/2015 - 12:50 pm

10 Musicians Who Left the Band Just Before the Band Made Big Time
Walked out, got sacked, passed the gig - these dudes missed out the big league.

POSTED: 05/29/2015 - 10:54 am

BB King: A Life Retrospective + Cool Moments
The life of a legend.

POSTED: 05/19/2015 - 10:48 pm

8 Albums by Classic Bands With Poor Production
For better or worst, the production is not the strong side here.

POSTED: 05/15/2015 - 10:19 am

10 Day Jobs of Famous Rock and Metal Musicians
Before and after fame, that is.

POSTED: 05/08/2015 - 12:09 pm

Top 11 Richest Rock Musicians
Find out who is the richest rock star.

POSTED: 05/02/2015 - 07:48 am

10 Rock and Metal Musicians Who Defeated Cancer
F-ck cancer.

POSTED: 04/24/2015 - 09:56 am

11 Rock Stars Who Are Good at Sports
Turns out rock and metal musicians can excel at sports too.

POSTED: 04/17/2015 - 10:39 am

10 Unusual Hobbies of Rock Musicians
Rock royalty occasionally tends to have some strange hobbies.

POSTED: 04/03/2015 - 11:15 am

10 Highly Educated Rock Musicians
"If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library." - Frank Zappa.

POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 12:57 pm

You Know You're a Guitarist If...
There's only one way to find out - read this post.

POSTED: 03/16/2015 - 08:37 am

10 Statues Honoring Rock Greats
A list of sites honoring the all-time titans of rock.

POSTED: 03/13/2015 - 11:08 am

The Fender Wide Range Humbucking Pickup: Past and Present
A quick history of the Fender Wide Range Humbucker, and a comparison with the modern reissue.

POSTED: 02/24/2015 - 10:51 am

Why Americans Hate Instrumental Music
What happened to American music culture during the last few decades.

POSTED: 02/03/2015 - 07:19 am

Have You Been Born Into the Wrong Generation?
Check the list to find out!

POSTED: 01/13/2015 - 11:11 am

5 Ways To Make Sure You're Not Actually Axl Rose
You'd better check yourself before you wreck yourself.

POSTED: 12/30/2014 - 07:38 am

UG Picks: Best Practice Amps for Under $150
Here's an article highlighting five awesome practice amps that you can pick up for under $150.

POSTED: 12/19/2014 - 05:31 am

UG Picks: Five Effects Pedals That Every Guitarist Should Own
A quick and easy guide on must-have pedals for every guitarist.

POSTED: 12/11/2014 - 09:59 am

UG Picks: Best Beginner Guitars for Under $200
Here is an article on guitars that come in at a lower price point of $200 that are geared towards beginner players.

POSTED: 12/08/2014 - 12:22 pm

Five Awesome Electric Guitars for Under $500
With Christmas fast approaching, I assemble a list of five awesome guitars that you can pick up for under $500.

POSTED: 11/28/2014 - 05:04 am

Greatest Music Videos of the 1990s - Part 1
Because I did three for the last decade!

POSTED: 11/26/2014 - 07:35 am

Greatest Music Videos of the 1980's - Part 3
Sorry to keep you waiting...

POSTED: 11/25/2014 - 09:00 am

7 Animals Named After Rock Legends
Who needs Rock Hall when you can have species named after you?

POSTED: 11/14/2014 - 10:43 am

Remembering Wayne Static: His Greatest Moments
Let's take a moment and honor the late Static-X frontman.

POSTED: 11/07/2014 - 11:26 am

10 Songs to Spook Up Your Halloween
Name a song to spice up a guitar lover's Halloween.

POSTED: 11/01/2014 - 02:56 pm

10 Songs Revolving Around Mental Issues
Name a song driven by insanity.

POSTED: 10/17/2014 - 11:02 am

8 Bands We'd Like to See Release at Least One More Album
Name a classic act that should honor us with at least one more effort.

POSTED: 10/10/2014 - 10:22 am

Basics: 10 Famous Songs Using Only 3 Chords
Name the simplest song you can think of.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 10:35 am

Success: 8 Famous Rockers With Lucrative Side-Careers
Name a musician with a successful second job.

POSTED: 09/19/2014 - 10:55 am

Creative: 8 Most Innovative Album Releases
Name the most creative way for a record to drop.

POSTED: 09/12/2014 - 12:52 pm

Cameos: 11 Movie Stars in Rock Music Videos
Are celebrity appearances good or bad for rock videos?

POSTED: 09/05/2014 - 11:13 am

Rocking the Ice Bucket: Rockers Who Took the Challenge
There's about 30 of them, and we probably missed a few!

POSTED: 08/29/2014 - 10:02 am