general music news:
Rex Brown: 'If There Ever Was a Time for Pantera Reunion, It's Now'
"We're getting older," the bassist adds.

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 03:42 pm

Rainbow Reunion Is 'Very Possible,' Says Joe Lynn Turner
"Last year, I wouldn't say it. But this year I say it."

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 01:37 pm

Slayer Returns To Studio To Record New Album
The first album without Jeff Hanneman is underway.

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 09:10 am

Prince Teams Up With Lianne La Havas for New Track 'Clouds'
Song will be featured on upcoming LP "Art Official Age."

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 09:02 am

Suicidal Tendencies Bassist Tim Williams Passes Away
No further details have been announced yet.

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 08:58 am

Kinks to Reunite 'With or Without Dave'
Ray Davies confirms 2015 activity regardless of his brother's decision - and reveals new material is being recorded without him.

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 08:49 am

Manic Street Preachers to Play Special 'Holy Bible' Show for BBC
Band to perform huge show for Radio 4 Mastertapes.

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 08:37 am

Lombardo Recalls the Last Conversation He Had With Slayer Members
Also, he once again reveals having "no plans" to reunite with the band.

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 08:12 am

The Dillinger Escape Plan Collaborates With Rapper Jarren Benton on 'Rage' Song
Check out the audio here.

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 07:33 am

Sixx: A.M.'s Cover Version of the Cars' 'Drive' Available for Streaming
The song is featured in the band's upcoming album "Modern Vintage."

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 07:22 am

Blink-182's Mark Hoppus Writes 'Cool Songs' With McBusted
Dougie Poynter reveals pop supergroup are also collaborating with All Time Low.

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 07:01 am

Robert Plant Says New Album May Be His Last
The voice of Led Zeppelin hints at quitting the music.

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 04:42 am

Slash: 'Aerosmith Have Made Us a Better Band'
The iconic axeman says touring with his heroes sharpened his live skills.

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 04:24 am

11 Kate Bush Albums on Course to Enter This Week's Album Chart
The singer sees sales spike ahead of her live comeback.

POSTED: 08/27/2014 - 04:15 am

Geoff Tate: 'They Paid Me a Large Amount of Money for Queensryche Name, So I'm Taking a Year Off'
"We finally settled our differences," the singer adds.

POSTED: 08/26/2014 - 05:59 pm

Roger Waters: 'The Moral Perversity of U.S. Position in Gaza Is Stunning'
"No politician's career has ever been hurt by applauding Israel's illegal occupation."

POSTED: 08/26/2014 - 03:47 pm

Vinnie Paul on Pantera Reunion: 'If Eddie Van Halen Died, Would You Ask Zakk Wylde to Fill In?'
"It's really selfish for people to think that, and it's stupid," the drummer adds.

POSTED: 08/26/2014 - 02:18 pm

Ed Sheeran and Placebo Join iTunes Festival Line-up
Jessie J, Deadmau5, Mary J. Blige, Tony Bennett and more also added to bill today.

POSTED: 08/26/2014 - 09:26 am

Mikael Akerfeldt Admits He Would Prefer Not to Let Journalists Hear Opeth's Albums Before Release
Anyway, the album is available from today.

POSTED: 08/26/2014 - 08:40 am

Alice Cooper to Release 'Raise the Dead – Live From Wacken'
"We're going there with the attitude of grabbing 'em by the throat and not letting 'em go," Alice says about the show.

POSTED: 08/26/2014 - 07:58 am

In Flames Reveal Future Hopes
Band say signing with Sony could lead to an increase in exposure.

POSTED: 08/26/2014 - 07:38 am

Killer Be Killed Release Video for 'Snakes of Jehovah'
The song is featured in the band's debut effort.

POSTED: 08/26/2014 - 07:27 am

The Cult Hint at Heavier Album
Band's Billy Duffy says next recording will have more guitars.

POSTED: 08/26/2014 - 07:17 am

New Rush Novel Is Underway
Neil Peart and Kevin J Anderson reunuite for "Clockwork Lives" and, reportedly, "2113."

POSTED: 08/26/2014 - 04:27 am

Halford Picks 10 Albums That Changed His Life
Cream, Led Zeppelin, Hendrix and Queen among Judas Priest man's most important records.

POSTED: 08/26/2014 - 03:55 am

Aphex Twin Talks New Album: 'I'm a Serial Killer for Sounds'
"Syro" is due for release on September 22.

POSTED: 08/26/2014 - 03:14 am

Paul Di'Anno Scraps Retirement Plans, Launches New Band Architects of Chaoz
"I spoke to the wife and she said, 'If you stay home for two months, I'll probably murder you.'"

POSTED: 08/25/2014 - 07:14 pm

Henry Rollins Presents Follow-Up Essay on Suicide: 'I Promise I'll Dig in and Educate Myself'
"I cannot defend the views I expressed," the vocalist says.

POSTED: 08/25/2014 - 06:04 pm

John Mayer Takes Jason Becker's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge With a Heartwarming Guitar Tribute
Becker also replies, says he's "melted" by tribute, more inside.

POSTED: 08/25/2014 - 02:19 pm

Ghost Сite ABBA as Main Influence
Nameless Ghoul also insists band are unlikely to ever record metal track cover.

POSTED: 08/25/2014 - 09:06 am

Cassette Store Day to Return in 2014
It will be accompanied by the releases from Julian Casablancas, Karen O, and Foxygen.

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

Limp Bizkit's 'Endless Slaughter' Video Released
"This will be the one which changes the way we make music from here on out," Fred Durst said on the upcoming album.

POSTED: 08/25/2014 - 07:10 am

Mark Chapman Refused Parole Again
Lennon's murderer told he'll stay behind bars for at least another 2 years.

POSTED: 08/25/2014 - 05:42 am

Tommy Lee: 'I'm Constantly Evolving as a Musician'
Motley Crue drummer admits there's a plenty to learn for him.

POSTED: 08/25/2014 - 05:36 am

Tate Claims He's the 'Winner' in Queensryche Saga
Operation: Mindcrime frontman happy with out-of-court settlement after legal wrangle.

POSTED: 08/25/2014 - 05:20 am

Phil Rudd on AC/DC's Future: 'We'll Probably All Have to Be Dead Before It Stops'
"You'll never stop Angus," the drummer says.

POSTED: 08/25/2014 - 05:01 am

Vinnie Paul: 'Music Hasn't Supported Me Since 2000, I Just Do It Because I Love It'
Did you know that Vince owns a strip club chain, apart from a few other businesses?

POSTED: 08/24/2014 - 05:46 pm

Jason Becker Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Calls Out Eddie Van Halen, David Lee Roth, John Mayer
Quite a few rock stars took the challenge, but this one's clearly different.

POSTED: 08/24/2014 - 04:00 pm

Robert Plant Hints at Retirement: 'Maybe This New Album Is the End for Me'
New album brings "some sort of finality" for the singer.

POSTED: 08/23/2014 - 07:25 pm

Whitesnake Announce Joel Hoekstra as New Guitarist
Night Ranger axeman confirmed as replacement for Doug Aldrich.

POSTED: 08/23/2014 - 06:57 pm

Henry Rollins Apologizes for Robin Williams Comments: 'I Hurt Many, It Disgusts Me'
"I have had a life of depression. Some days are excruciating," the vocalist explains.

POSTED: 08/23/2014 - 03:16 pm

Scott Weiland Impersonator Photos Surface
Check out the guy who fooled the police for a whole month.

POSTED: 08/23/2014 - 10:43 am

Police Admits Being Fooled By Scott Weiland Impersonator for Entire Month in Meth Arrest
So the crazy story ends here. Hopefully.

POSTED: 08/22/2014 - 02:20 pm

Slash Blames Media For Causing 'Unnecessary Conflict' Between Original GN'R Members
"It's just a lot of drama and sensationalism - everyone is trying to capitalize on that," says Slash.

POSTED: 08/22/2014 - 08:33 am

Henry Rollins to Robin Williams: 'How the Hell Could You Do That to Your Children?!"
"F--k suicide," the vocalist shouts in lengthy post.

POSTED: 08/21/2014 - 05:01 pm

Dave Grohl Becomes Father for the Third Time
The Foo Fighters frontman and his wife Jordyn Blum welcomed a baby daughter into the world earlier this month.

POSTED: 08/21/2014 - 09:50 am

Motley Crue Appear in New Dodge Charger Ad
No surprises here - Dodge is sponsoring the band's Final Tour run.

POSTED: 08/21/2014 - 09:20 am

Great Things Will Happen for Faith No More in 2015, Band Hints
Does it mean we have to brace ourselves for a new album?

POSTED: 08/21/2014 - 08:04 am

Marty Friedman: 'I Love Death Metal, But the Lyrics Just Crack Me Up'
"The satanic stuff, I mean, really?" the guitarist adds.

POSTED: 08/20/2014 - 04:47 pm

Celebrating Dimebag's Birthday: Here's 'Walk' Isolated Guitar Track
Pantera axe god would have been 48 today.

POSTED: 08/20/2014 - 04:24 pm