general music news:
Iron Maiden Fans Start Online Petition to Bring Back Original Eddie Artist
Fans want Riggs back to design artwork.

POSTED: 07/29/2014 - 08:33 am

Lostprophets: 'Band Could Never Have Continued With 'Delusional' Watkins'
Guitarist notes that the singer couldn’t read the mood of the band.

POSTED: 07/29/2014 - 08:27 am

Tom Petty Bashes EDM: 'Watch People Play Records? That's Stupid'
Singer is grateful for vinyl revival.

POSTED: 07/29/2014 - 08:20 am

Billy Corgan, Tommy Lee Discuss Escalating Bromance, Giving Each Other Goosebumps and More
"This is exactly what I want! Oh my God! Finally!" Billy shouts about drummer's performance on new SP album.

POSTED: 07/29/2014 - 07:36 am

Metallica Celebrate 'Ride the Lightning' 30th Anniversary: 'People Started Calling Us Sellouts'
Lars, Kirk and Flemming Rasmussen discuss recording sessions, "pleasing labels" and more.

POSTED: 07/29/2014 - 07:27 am

Evanescence Singer Amy Lee Welcomes First Child
"I have never known the depths of my heart till now. The world just exploded into Technicolor," she wrote to Instagram.

POSTED: 07/29/2014 - 07:15 am

Ghost's Nameless Ghoul Talks Split Petition, Papa Photo 'Leak' And Swedish Metal
"There is no petition in the world that can make us change," says Ghoul.

POSTED: 07/29/2014 - 06:48 am

Music Industry Experts to Ted Nugent: 'Shut Up or Risk Your Future'
"Black people are doing to themselves what KKK would do to them," reads one of Ted's numerous recent attention-grabbing statements.

POSTED: 07/29/2014 - 05:19 am

Eighth Grade Metal Band to Be Subjects of Feature-Length Documentary
Unlocking the Truth's incredible story to be told on film.

POSTED: 07/29/2014 - 04:43 am

Sex Pistols Turned Down Olympics Reunion Because of Keith Moon Blunder
The band shares the reason of their refusal to perform at the ceremony.

POSTED: 07/29/2014 - 04:07 am

Revolution Haromny's Charity Single 'Hello' Featuring Tom Morello and Steven Wilson Released
Rock giants join forces with hip hop heavyweights Madchild, White Noize, Eric Wainaina and Kool Keith.

POSTED: 07/29/2014 - 03:43 am

Karen O Unveils Solo Single 'Rapt'
Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman releases her debut LP 'Crush Songs' on September 8.

POSTED: 07/28/2014 - 09:42 am

Black Stone Cherry's Equipment Stolen
Eight guitars lifted from band's equipment shed.

POSTED: 07/28/2014 - 09:36 am

Pharrell Hoping for Oasis Collaboration: 'Always Wanted to Work With Them'
Singer would also like to work with U2.

POSTED: 07/28/2014 - 09:27 am

Lacuna Coil Singer: 'Bands Have to Tour Now More Than Ever Just to Pay Their Bills'
Christina Scabbia notes that she is not a millionaire.

POSTED: 07/28/2014 - 09:07 am

Mastodon's Bill Kelliher Offering Additional Guitar Lessons to Fans Due to High Demand
E-mail guitarist for exclusive lesson opportunities.

POSTED: 07/28/2014 - 08:53 am

Avenged Sevenfold Aiming to Start New Album Recording This Year: 'There's Tons of Inspiration'
Guitarist Zacky Vengeance also talks the importance of "Waking the Fallen" in great detail, more inside.

POSTED: 07/28/2014 - 07:51 am

Mike Portnoy Rips Fan for Showing Up to Signing With Mangini-Era Dream Theater T-Shirt
"Really?! Couldn't find a DT shirt from 1985-2010?" the drummer asks, shares additional explanation afterwards.

POSTED: 07/28/2014 - 07:16 am

Melvins Frontman: 'Most Rock Stars Are Whore-Mongering Drug Addicts, Why Listen to Them About Political Issues?'
"They can't even make good music," King Buzzo adds.

POSTED: 07/28/2014 - 07:06 am

Elton John Biopic Writer Given Access to Singer's Diaries
"Rocketman" screenplay author praises Sir Elton as "incredibly helpful."

POSTED: 07/28/2014 - 05:36 am

Ace Frehley Says Kiss Will 'Look Foolish When My New Record Comes Out'
"It's there, it's history," says ex-KISS axeman.

POSTED: 07/28/2014 - 05:36 am

Coldplay Donate 10,000 Pounds to Fan With Motor Neurone Disease
Band also dedicated a song to the fan at their London show.

POSTED: 07/28/2014 - 05:36 am

Kirk Hammett Confirms Guest Appearance on Exodus Album
Metallica axeman enjoys "really casual, really cool" return to his first band.

POSTED: 07/28/2014 - 05:36 am

There's No Sense in Friedman and Menza Returning to Megadeth, According to Dave Mustaine
Megadave admits fans keep asking - but says bringing pair back would be like "putting rotten tooth back in your mouth."

POSTED: 07/28/2014 - 05:35 am

'Heavy Metal Is Totally Gay,' Terrorizer Magazine Claims
Op-ed published as Rob Halford talks homosexuality in music.

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 08:13 am

Marty Friedman: 'I Have a Lot of Musical Statements to Make, and It's Confusing for Everyone'
Former Megadeth guitarist discusses solo album in new interview.

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 07:50 am

Serj Tankian Writing Music for 'East of Byzantium: War Gods and Warrior Saints' Documentary, Crowdfunder Launched
Documentary project needs to recoup expenses of weeks lost during pre-production.

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 07:35 am

New Flying Colors Album 'Finished and Delivered,' Mike Portnoy Says
Portnoy, Morse, LaRue and co. announce a fresh batch of goodies.

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 07:26 am

Anthrax: 'Every Time Metallica Did Something It Broke Down Another Wall That Rest of Us Could Jump Over'
Scott Ian still sees the thrash scene as a big brotherhood.

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 07:18 am

Incubus Guitarist Involved With New Avicii Album: 'We Wrote a Few Songs Together'
"Wake Me Up" co-author continuing collaboration with EDM star.

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 07:05 am

Producer Rages Against Performance-Enhancing Technology: 'Music Is Being Destroyed Because Human Element Is Edited Out'
The "bass players are useless c-nts" man speaks the truth!

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 04:56 am

Dave Mustaine Talks New Album Inspiration, Cites Jack Bauer and Health Care Issues
"I'm a freakin' millionaire, and I have to ask somebody to get an X-ray?" Megadeth frontman asks.

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 04:51 am

Lana Del Rey Discusses 'Cola' Infamous Lyric: 'My Mum Didn't Think It Was Funny'
The singer also reveals her love of singer-songwriters Cat Power and Father John Misty.

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 04:37 am

Weird Al Yankovic Says Prince Is the Only Artist Ever to Turn Down One of His Parodies
Comedy performer scored his first US Number One with 2014 album.

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 04:32 am

Randy Blythe Hails First Metal President
Lamb of God frontman celebrates election of Indonesia's new rock-loving leader.

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 04:18 am

Manic Street Preachers on 'Futurology:' 'It's Like 'Generation Terrorists' but More Cultured'
The band compare their latest album to their 1992 debut.

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 04:10 am

Silent Album Raises $20,000 in Spotify Royalties
LA band Vulfpeck instructed fans to play the album overnight to raise enough money for them to tour.

POSTED: 07/25/2014 - 04:04 am

Joe Perry Reportedly Had a Recording Session With Paul McCartney
Aerosmith axeman join forces with ex-Beatles bassist?

POSTED: 07/24/2014 - 08:53 am

Beyonce Producer Claims Guitar Music Is at an 'All Time Low'
Greg Kurstin says he is waiting for a band to come back with "something raw and relevant."

POSTED: 07/24/2014 - 08:45 am

Manic Street Preachers on Russell Brand: 'Voting Should Be Compulsory'
Nicky Wire speaks out for democracy.

POSTED: 07/24/2014 - 08:41 am

Courtney Love Rules Out Hole Reunion:'I Don't Want to Get on the Oldies Circuit'
The singer says she wants to make music that is still "relevant."

POSTED: 07/24/2014 - 08:35 am

Ted Nugent Calls Racist Accusations 'A Clear Act of Desperation'
"Everybody knows I'm not a racist," says Uncle Ted.

POSTED: 07/24/2014 - 08:17 am

Chris Slade Revealed Quitting AC/DC for 'Stupid Pride'
Ex-drummer admits he'd react differently to 1994 phone call that led to his departure.

POSTED: 07/24/2014 - 08:06 am

Lily Allen: 'Nobody at Radio 1 Knows What the F--k They're Doing'
Singer also lashed out at male-dominated music industry in new interview.

POSTED: 07/24/2014 - 08:05 am

Ozzy Osbourne's 'Mystery' Cover Unraveled as Best-Of Compilation 'Memoirs of a Madman'
Career-spanning collection coming on October 7, more details inside.

POSTED: 07/24/2014 - 08:05 am

Kyuss, Doors Members Join Forces for New Single 'Her Bullets Energy,' Streaming Online
Track coming off John Garcia's upcoming solo album, check it out inside.

POSTED: 07/24/2014 - 08:05 am

The Gaslight Anthem Warn Fans That New Album 'Get Hurt' Is 'Completely Different'
Brian Fallon admits that "you can't put out the same records forever."

POSTED: 07/24/2014 - 08:05 am

Former Lostprophets Members Thank Fans for 'Sticking With Us' at First Gig as No Devotion
'It is obvious that the easier path would have been to slink into the shadows', guitarist Richard Oliver wrote on Instagram.

POSTED: 07/24/2014 - 08:05 am

Kurt Cobain Biopic Production to Start Within a Year, Courtney Love Says
"These are 25-year-olds who are blond, gorgeous and the new Brad Pitts," Love says about potential star actors.

POSTED: 07/24/2014 - 08:05 am

Smashing Pumpkins Finish New Album: 'What a Relief!'
"Monuments for an Elegy" completed before planned, only the master mix remains.

POSTED: 07/24/2014 - 08:04 am