general music news:
Scott Ian: 'Dave Mustaine Was the Real Front Man of Metallica'
Anthrax guitarist shares interesting insight on Dave's Metallica firing, check it out inside.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 04:36 pm

 
Roger Waters Patiently Informs Fans He's Not a Member of Pink Floyd: 'This Is Not Rocket Science People, Get a Grip'
Apparently, many fans still think Mr. Waters is in Pink Floyd.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 04:10 pm

 
Within Temptation to Release 'Let Us Burn - Elements and Hydra Live in Concert' DVD, Blu-Ray, 2CD
The set features two of the band's most-talked-about arena shows ever.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 10:36 am

 
Slipknot's Jim Root: 'We Put the New Drummer Through the Ringer'
The identities of the band's new bassist and drummer have not yet been revealed.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 10:26 am

 
BBC Four to Show Foo Fighters Documentary 'Sonic Highways'
Behind the scenes look at the making of the US band's new album will begin on October 26.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 09:50 am

 
Bumblefoot: 'Me and Axl Operate in Different Worlds'
GNR guitarist discusses difference between his solo records and Guns albums.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 09:24 am

 
Malcolm Young Dementia Is Confirmed
AC/DC guitarist's family ask for privacy as they reveal truth behind retirement.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 08:04 am

 
Mastodon Drummer Defends Band’s New Video Against Accusations of Sexism
"I just don't see the sexism in it," Dailor states.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 07:53 am

 
Stream Prince's Two New Albums 'ART OFFICIAL AGE' and 'PLECTRUMELECTRUM'
The icon returns this week with not one, but two new albums.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 07:46 am

 
Lars Ulrich Applauds U2 for 'Attempting to Reinvent the Wheel'
"I think U2 are the coolest," the drummer states.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 07:34 am

 
Tricky Says He Wouldn't Work With 'Arrogant' Damon Albarn Again
He also says he wouldn't shake hands with David Cameron or Barack Obama for £1,000,000.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 07:02 am

 
Sixx A.M. Drum Up Positive Vibes for 'Modern Vintage'
DJ Ashba says addition of sticksman Jeff Fabb worked wonders on third album.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 05:43 am

 
Ed Sheeran Wants to Write for Britney Spears: 'I'm a Fan!'
Singer also reveals that he dedicated song to David Cameron.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 04:43 am

 
Weezer Stream New Album, 'Everything Will Be Alright in the End'
US residents can listen to it right now, the others catch "Back to the Shack" video.

POSTED: 10/01/2014 - 03:05 am

 
Gene Simmons Stands By 'Rock Is Dead' Stance: 'Technology Outpaces Laws of the Land'
"It's the Wild West; people just go and grab territory and don't pay for it," KISS bassist adds.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 06:20 pm

 
Cliff Burton Remembered: 'He Wouldn't Conform to the Thrash Scene'
Check out what Cliff told Lars when he moaned for not having a girlfriend.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 06:06 pm

 
Tom Morello Rips Seattle Restaurant After Being Denied Service, Gets a Steaming Reply From Owner
It's a genuine slamfest, a good read even.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 04:53 pm

 
Jimmy Page Aiming to Put a New Band Together By Next Year
"Some of the names might be new to you," he says of new bandmates.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 03:03 pm

 
Three Days Grace Releases New Song 'I Am Machine'
This is the second band's track featuring new singer Matt Walst.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 10:03 am

 
Queen Reveal Ballad Version of Freddie Mercury Track 'Love Kills'
The new version will appear on Queen Forever album.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 09:41 am

 
Rex Brown and Phil Anselmo Perform Pantera Classics With Anthrax and Megadeth Members
Partial Pantera reunion takes place on cruise ship.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 09:14 am

 
Guns N' Roses Is 'Planning on Doing Quite A Bit of Touring' in 2015, Says DJ Ashba
"The focus is getting in a studio and putting together what we all feel is the best GNR record," says axeman.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 08:27 am

 
Sebastian Bach Calls Bulls--t on Ozzy Haters: 'He Has an Amazing Voice'
"I feel what is in his crazy f--king mind," says ex-Skid Row singer.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 08:04 am

 
Stevie Nicks Recalls Her Connection With Addict Actress Mabel Normand in New Album's Song
Track from new solo album helped Fleetwood Mac star conquer her own demons.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 07:20 am

 
Lars Ulrich: 'Oasis Have Been the Soundtrack to My Life for 20 Years'
The Metallica drummer praises bands music, attitude and swearing.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 07:09 am

 
New Anthrax Album 'Shaping Up to Be Just as Good as 'Worship Music,' Charlie Benante Says
Though drummer wont speculate as to release date.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 06:58 am

 
BitTorrent Sales of Thom Yorke Album Not Chart Eligible – But Vinyl Sales Are
Vinyl copies of "Tomorrow's Modern Boxes" are being distributed by Sandbag, an Official Chart Company partner.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 05:32 am

 
Dream Theater See Career Come 'Full Circle'
Influence on young bands makes Petrucci proud.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 05:05 am

 
Rob Halford Is 'Ready to Jump Into the Next Judas Priest Record'
"There's a sense that there's another great metal song to write, another great metal album to put together, another great tour to go out on," says frontman.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 04:27 am

 
Fleetwood Mac, AC/DC and Muse Tipped to Headline Glastonbury Ahead of Tickets Going on Sale
Fans will be able to purchase tickets for 2015 event on Sunday (October 5).

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 03:50 am

 
Lorde Reveals New Hunger Games Single, 'Yellow Flicker Beat'
The singer also thanked fans on "Pure Heroine"'s anniversary.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 03:42 am

 
Metallica: 'Asking Ourselves 'What Does the Fan Want?' Is a Lost Cause'
Metal icons not into obliging fan requests.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 04:35 pm

 
Slayer's 'Reign in Blood' Named Heaviest Album of All Time
Check out Kerrang's recent Top 10 inside.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 03:55 pm

 
Slash: 'Today's Kids Just Want to Do as Little Work as Possible, and Just F--king Retire'
"You wanna know why I got into this business?" the axeman asks.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 03:33 pm

 
Thom Yorke BitTorrent Bundle Downloaded 116,000 Times in First 24 Hours
The free portion of the bundle includes the single "A Brain in a Bottle" and a video.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 10:01 am

 
The Libertines Will 'Probably' Record New Album, Peter Doherty Tells Alexandra Palace Crowd
Band played three headline shows at north London venue.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 09:38 am

 
Black Sabbath to Begin Work on New Studio Album Next Year
"The whole Sabbath experience this time around was great, so we're going to do one more album," says Ozzy.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 09:10 am

 
R.E.M. Announce Six Disc Retrospective DVD Boxset 'REMTV'
Collaboration with MTV out this November.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 08:38 am

 
Nightwish Add Cruise to Tour
24-hour experience is part of global run of shows for upcoming 8th album - and more could be announced.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 08:34 am

 
Michael Schenker Publishes the Video for Finding His Stolen Gear
Photographer launches clip of axeman and his lost instruments.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 08:20 am

 
Metallica, Deftones and Linkin Park to Open Rock in Rio USA 2015
Taylor Swift, No Doubt and John Legend are among the other acts.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 07:56 am

 
Amy Lee: 'I Never Said Evanescence Was Over'
"We've got to look forward, keep moving, keep searching, keep growing," says the singer.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 07:47 am

 
Lionel Richie: 'Miley Cyrus and Bieber Are Amateur and Won't Last'
The singer says current music is theatrical but forgettable.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 05:51 am

 
Thom Yorke Releases New Solo Album via BitTorrent
Matt Mason says he'd be keen to put out the next Radiohead album as well.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 05:28 am

 
Audioslave's Morello and Cornell Perform Live Together for the First Time in Seven Years
Ex-bandmates rocked the stage for a benefit show, full video footage available.

POSTED: 09/28/2014 - 04:58 pm

 
King Crimson Vocalist Talks Three-Drummer Lineup: 'I Thought Robert Fripp Was Mad!'
Jakko Jakszyk baffled by the idea of three drummers in the forefront during live shows.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 03:25 pm

 
Vivian Campbell to Miss Def Leppard Shows Due to Cancer Treatment
Guitarist set to undergo stem cell transplant.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 11:26 am

 
Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O Tells Strokes' Julian Casablancas: 'You Were a Rival'
The singer says she saw The Strokes as competition when both bands were starting out in New York.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 10:40 am

 
Trent Reznor's Official Soundtrack to 'Gone Girl' Is Available for Streaming
Nine Inch Nails frontman and Atticus Ross reveal their third movie score.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 10:12 am

 
Former Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Doesn't Mind Playing Smaller Venues With Philm
"It's those people that are watching you that matter," says the drummer.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 10:01 am