general music news:
Kirk Hammett, Alice Cooper and Corey Taylor to Star in 'History of Metal and Horror' Documentary
Movie explores crossover between scary music and scary movies.

POSTED: 10/10/2015 - 08:41 am

Check Out New, Very NSFW 'Fish On' Video From Lindemann
Lindemann, the solo project of Rammstein frontman have released a very NSFW video for single "Fish On" featuring copious amounts of nudity.

POSTED: 10/10/2015 - 08:06 am

Keith Richards: I Don't Like Led Zeppelin, They're Hollow
Keef also dismisses The Who as "all flash."

POSTED: 10/09/2015 - 01:18 pm

Get Involved in the Campaign for a Metalocalypse Finale!
Countdown reveals extensive campaign to get the show back on the air.

POSTED: 10/09/2015 - 10:14 am

Hatebreed Frontman Explains Why Online Piracy Is Much Worse Than Tape Trading or Burning CDs
"No, it's specifically so you don't have to pay."

POSTED: 10/08/2015 - 05:13 pm

Steve Harris Is a Big Prog Rock Fan: 'Prog Taught Me to Do Whatever the Hell I Want'
"It's all about the songs, at the end of the day."

POSTED: 10/08/2015 - 02:31 pm

Meet the Second New Megadeth Drummer: Band Plays Concert With Tony Laureano of Nile, Check Him Out
He also played with Dimmu Borgir, and worked as Megadeth's drum tech.

POSTED: 10/08/2015 - 11:47 am

Deep Purple and Yes Announced Among Rock Hall 2016 Nominees
A funny quote from the CEO: "It's not necessarily how many records you've sold, it's about what your influence in the arts is."

POSTED: 10/08/2015 - 11:21 am

Jack White Attends Party in His Own Street; No-One Recognizes Him
White attended annual potluck and apologized for having missed previous years.

POSTED: 10/08/2015 - 09:37 am

Megadeth to Perform UK Show... With Megadeth Tribute Band
Band to play special one-off charity gig.

POSTED: 10/08/2015 - 09:29 am

Ronnie Wood Says Talent Shows Put Too Much Pressure on Contestants: 'I'm Amazed They Don't Commit Suicide'
Rolling Stones guitarist says contestants have added pressure of performing in front of millions and millions of people.

POSTED: 10/08/2015 - 09:18 am

Wolfmother Frontman: How I Wrote My Best Songs
"I think it's a tried and tested technique."

POSTED: 10/07/2015 - 05:32 pm

Meet Jared James Nichols, Young Guitar Master Who's Now Working With Producer of Hendrix, Beatles and Zeppelin
Mr. Eddie Kramer has nothing but words of praise for this 25-year-old blues rock champ.

POSTED: 10/07/2015 - 02:21 pm

August Burns Red Guitarist: I Learned Guitar Through Tab Sites Like UG
"We are definitely students of the tab language," JB Brubaker tells UG.

POSTED: 10/07/2015 - 01:13 pm

Kanye West Has Considered Running for President Since 2010
Rapper confirms 2020 Presidential bid, reveals that he's been planning it for some time.

POSTED: 10/07/2015 - 09:56 am

New Demo Version of 'Sappy' From Kurt Cobain 'Home Recordings' Album Available for Streaming
Check out a slightly different version of that song you already know...

POSTED: 10/07/2015 - 09:42 am

AC/DC's Phil Rudd Loses Court Appeal After Judge Rejects That His Sentence Was 'Manifestly Excessive'
Also revealed that drummer has paid less than half of required reparations.

POSTED: 10/07/2015 - 09:34 am

Megadeth's Beijing Concert Ends Abruptly Amidst Allegations That Chinese Authorities Censored Them
Censored set padded out with extended guitar solos was cut after one hour.

POSTED: 10/07/2015 - 09:25 am

Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt Says He Couldn't Work With His Idols
Don't expect supergroup any time soon from Opeth mainman.

POSTED: 10/07/2015 - 08:43 am

Kerry King: Yngwie Malmsteen Gets Boring After Three Songs
Yngwie's style too repetitive for Slayer guitarist.

POSTED: 10/06/2015 - 02:25 pm

Metal Guitarist Murders Mother and Child, Takes Away His Own Life
Online campaign launched to support the victims' family.

POSTED: 10/06/2015 - 01:54 pm

Report: This Is Why Metallica Still Hasn't Released a New Album
Money seems to be the crucial factor.

POSTED: 10/06/2015 - 01:26 pm

Steve Vai Reveals the Perfect Pedal Order for Your Pedalboard
The biggest mistake you can make is...

POSTED: 10/06/2015 - 12:55 pm

Vocalist Waylon Reavis Has Quit Mushroomhead
Singer cites "irreconcilable differences with band ownership."

POSTED: 10/06/2015 - 08:34 am

Check Out NSFW Video for Slipknot's 'XIX'
Band releases new video directed by percussionist Shawn Crahan.

POSTED: 10/06/2015 - 08:13 am

Bring Me the Horizon's Oli Sykes Urges Drug Addicts to Seek Help
Comments follow controversial interview in which singer encouraged people to try drugs.

POSTED: 10/06/2015 - 07:42 am

Satyricon Frontman Satyr Has Been Diagnosed With a Brain Tumor
Singer says that tumor is most likely benign, and that he can live with it so long as it does not grow bigger.

POSTED: 10/06/2015 - 07:22 am

Watch: Eddie Van Halen Rounds Up Van Halen Tour With a Ripping 10-Minute Guitar Solo
All sorts of EVH goodies we have here.

POSTED: 10/05/2015 - 03:27 pm

Guitarist Quits Corporate Job to Play on Streets Around US Full Time, This Is How It Turned Out
Check out Bret Dallas' story of leaving the corporate world after 15 years to pursue his dream.

POSTED: 10/05/2015 - 02:15 pm

This Double-Neck Guitar Can Be Easily Torn Apart Into Two Separate Guitars, Check It Out
It goes by the name of Flux Guitars Satellite.

POSTED: 10/05/2015 - 01:35 pm

Phil Anselmo Talks Superjoint Ritual: 'I Was Fucked Up Out of My Mind on Heavy Fucking Drugs'
Singer explains how sobriety has improved the band's stage show in new interview.

POSTED: 10/05/2015 - 09:02 am

Max Cavalera: 'We're Not a Christian Band, and We're Not Pushing or Selling Religion to Anybody'
Soulfly frontman talks Biblical references on new album "Archangel."

POSTED: 10/05/2015 - 08:45 am

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger Are Still Recording Together in Spite of Separation
Avril posts photos of her and former husband laying down new tracks in the studio.

POSTED: 10/05/2015 - 08:19 am

The Darkness Are Considering a Name Change
Band may hold Facebook competition to come up with new name, Justin Hawkins reveals.

POSTED: 10/05/2015 - 07:37 am

Nevermore to Return? Warrel Dane Announces Live Performances of 'Dead Heart...' Album for This November
Exactly who will be joining the singer remains unclear.

POSTED: 10/05/2015 - 07:23 am

A Day to Remember Guitarist on Early Days: People Starting to Think We Don't Suck Was the Coolest Part
"We never really expected this," Neil Westfall tells UG.

POSTED: 10/04/2015 - 07:42 pm

Learn Something: Berklee Is Offering a Free Course in Music Theory, Why Not Take It?
If you're a musician, that is. Five hours a week, six weeks in total.

POSTED: 10/04/2015 - 07:00 pm

Megadeth's Ellefson Names the Most Important Thing About Being a Metal Bassist: 'There's Two Sides of It'
David also names his favorite metal bassist of all time.

POSTED: 10/04/2015 - 06:31 pm

Roger Waters Slams Bon Jovi Ahead of Their Concert in Israel
Former Pink Floyd member accuses band of standing "shoulder to shoulder with the Minister of Justice who called for genocide."

POSTED: 10/03/2015 - 11:18 am

Jesse Hughes: With Just Axl It's 'GN'R'. The 'Uns' + 'Oses' Became Velvet Revolver
Eagles of Death Metal frontman says Axl should "grow the fuck up" and reunite the original Guns N' Roses.

POSTED: 10/03/2015 - 10:42 am

Maynard Talks New Tool Album: 'They're Working Hard in Their Own Way; I'm Working Hard in My Own Way, And I've Got Nothin' For Ya'
Doesn't sound like we're any closer to a release date for that new album...

POSTED: 10/03/2015 - 10:17 am

Avenged Sevenfold: 'We Have a New Drummer'
You can stop posting audition clips on YouTube now.

POSTED: 10/01/2015 - 06:33 pm

These Are 3 Critical Mistakes You've Probably Been Making While Recording Music at Home
Tips on how to avoid them also included.

POSTED: 10/01/2015 - 04:28 pm

Paul Gilbert Shares the Secret on How to Get a Rock Sound From Hollowbody Guitar
"I'm gonna play a Led Zeppelin song, which they stole from one of those blues guys."

POSTED: 10/01/2015 - 03:17 pm

New Metalocalypse Coming Next Week? Something's Happening, And UG Community Started It

POSTED: 10/01/2015 - 02:48 pm

BB King Has Been Named US Secretary of State of the Blues
Legendary blues guitarist is first musician to be elevated to office of honor in US history.

POSTED: 10/01/2015 - 09:42 am

Bruce Dickinson: 'Standing There Looking Beautiful Is Not Performing. Performing Comes From Engaging'
"It's not all about you, dude - it's about the music, and it's about them; it's about the audience," Iron Maiden frontman states.

POSTED: 10/01/2015 - 09:29 am

Trivium Guitarist: 'Screaming Isn't the Thing That Defines Heaviness'
Band address lack of screaming vocals on "Silence in the Snow."

POSTED: 10/01/2015 - 09:16 am

Prague Court Rejects Randy Blythe's Damages Claim
Singer was seeking damages in excess of half a million dollars after being acquitted of manslaughter.

POSTED: 10/01/2015 - 08:55 am

Black Sabbath Announce European Tour Dates
Band add more shows to "The End" world tour.

POSTED: 10/01/2015 - 07:23 am