general music news:
Anthrax Perform 'Bring the Noise' With Public Enemy's Chuck D at Final House of Blues Metal Show
Rap metal crossover classic gets live outing.

POSTED: 08/03/2015 - 10:07 am

 
Lawsuit Seeking Release of Kurt Cobain Death Scene Photos Dismissed
Richard Lee's lawsuit was improperly filed according to Superior Court Judge.

POSTED: 08/03/2015 - 08:17 am

 
Lollapalooza Temporarily Evacuated Due to Severe Weather
Festival hit by unexpected thunderstorms.

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

 
Slipknot Bassist Rushed to Hospital, Band Continues Set as Eight Piece
Alessandro Venturella suffers unknown medical emergency.

POSTED: 08/03/2015 - 07:32 am

 
Bon Jovi Release 'We Don't Run' Video
View lyric promo for track from "fan record" - which Jon says is "hint as to where we're going musically."

POSTED: 08/03/2015 - 05:59 am

 
Phil Rudd Escapes Jail Term Again
Wayward AC/DC drummer escapes jail after pleading not guilty to breaching home arrest terms.

POSTED: 08/03/2015 - 05:29 am

 
Jimmy Page Explains Why Led Zeppelin Reunion Attempts Never Worked
"I can't foresee doing it again."

POSTED: 08/02/2015 - 09:39 pm

 
Opeth Frontman Explains Why Prog Rock Is Awesome, Calls Metal Fans Too Conservative
"Limitations on music are ugly and wrong."

POSTED: 08/02/2015 - 09:16 pm

 
Dave Grohl Reacts to Those 1,000 People Playing Foo Fighters Song By Granting Them Their Wish
Check out Mr. Grohl speaking Italian.

POSTED: 08/01/2015 - 12:38 pm

 
Report: Bumblefoot Actually Left Guns N' Roses a Year Ago
"I don't understand why he continues to be evasive on his status with the band."

POSTED: 08/01/2015 - 11:56 am

 
Disturbed Release Lyric Video for New Song About Weed, 'Fire It Up'
'Cause David Draiman likes getting stoned, in case you didn't know...

POSTED: 07/31/2015 - 09:24 am

 
Alex Lifeson Describes Solo Album 'Victor' as His 'Greatest Accomplishment'
"That was a very proud moment for me when I finished that record," Rush guitarist states.

POSTED: 07/31/2015 - 08:39 am

 
Guns N' Roses 'Forging Ahead' Following DJ Ashba's Departure According to Drummer Frank Ferrer
Question remains as to who will replace Ashba and (probably) Bumblefoot.

POSTED: 07/31/2015 - 07:55 am

 
Motorhead Reveal 'Electricity' Lyric Video
View lyric promo for track from 22nd album "Bad Magic," out next month.

POSTED: 07/31/2015 - 06:26 am

 
Ghost: We Don't Like the Majority of Metal From Past 20 Years
"Unfortunately there are a lot of bands that think, 'Oh, if you just combine a lot of sh-t it sounds cool.'"

POSTED: 07/30/2015 - 06:48 pm

 
So Babymetal Guitarist Is Member of Marty Friedman's Band, And He Plays Better Than You
Also, Marty loves Babymetal.

POSTED: 07/30/2015 - 06:08 pm

 
Rob Scallon: I Have No Formal Music Education, I Just Used Guitar Pro and Tabs From UG
"Searching tabs on Ultimate-Guitar.com was something that I did a lot."

POSTED: 07/30/2015 - 03:21 pm

 
Billy Corgan Talks Sad Disneyland Photo: 'What The F--k Do You Want From Me?'
Corgan showed infinite sadness on Thunder Mountain Railroad.

POSTED: 07/30/2015 - 10:35 am

 
Mayhem Festival Co-Organizer John Reese Pens Open Letter Responding to 2015 Tour Controversy
"Let's move the conversation forward supporting each other not dividing," Reese states.

POSTED: 07/30/2015 - 10:15 am

 
Phil Labonte Responds to Killing Of Cecil the Lion: 'Can't Shoot a Lion, But You Can Dissect an Unborn Human for Profit or Research. This Is Our Society'
Sharon Osbourne and Ted Nugent also weigh in on controversy.

POSTED: 07/30/2015 - 09:20 am

 
Neal Schon: Steve Perry Is Welcome to Sing With Journey Any Time
Guitarist never says never to reunion.

POSTED: 07/30/2015 - 08:57 am

 
Metallica Biography Comic Book to Be Released, Complete With Questionable Artwork
We're guessing the band didn't authorize this...

POSTED: 07/30/2015 - 08:39 am

 
Eagles of Death Metal Say New Album Is 'As Sexy as Brad Pitt Meets Antonio Banderas'
Josh Homme and Jesse Hughes also say record will "end global warming" and "cure hunger."

POSTED: 07/30/2015 - 08:15 am

 
Chris Squire XYZ Tapes Could Be Released
Jimmy Page hopes to publish abandoned supergroup's work in aftermath of Yes man's death.

POSTED: 07/30/2015 - 07:38 am

 
Dave Mustaine Didn't Allow Chris Broderick to Use 7-String Guitar in Megadeth
"Dave felt a seven-string guitar wasn't an original thrash metal instrument."

POSTED: 07/29/2015 - 08:09 pm

 
Infographic: How Much Album/Song Sales and Streams You Need to Make to Earn Minimum US Monthly Wage
Quite a detailed chart we have here.

POSTED: 07/29/2015 - 06:43 pm

 
Corey Taylor Wrote 3 Songs With Velvet Revolver: 'The World Will Probably Never Hear 'Em'
Slipknot vocalist auditioned for the supergroup after Scott Weiland's departure.

POSTED: 07/29/2015 - 05:53 pm

 
So Brian May Is Part of NASA's Team That Sent the 'New Horizons' Probe to Pluto
"The Gods of the Underworld must have been with me," Queen guitarist says.

POSTED: 07/29/2015 - 04:25 pm

 
Tom Araya Tired From Slayer: 'I Sold My Soul'
"There are things that require you to sacrifice a good portion of your life."

POSTED: 07/29/2015 - 03:00 pm

 
Red Dragon Cartel's Shawn Crosby Doesn't Know If He's the Band's Permanent Singer
He's the band's fifth vocalist in as many months.

POSTED: 07/29/2015 - 11:37 am

 
According to Kerry King, the Grammys Are Both 'Retarded' and 'Important'
Slayer guitarist can't make his mind up in new interview.

POSTED: 07/29/2015 - 11:19 am

 
Keith Richards Smokes Weed for Breakfast, But Is Unconvinced by Legalization
"Whether it's a good thing in the long run, I don't know," says Rolling Stones guitarist.

POSTED: 07/29/2015 - 10:47 am

 
Randy Blythe Calls 'Bullsh-t' on Mayhem Founder's 'Metal Got Gray, Bald and Fat' Comments
Lamb of God frontman says scene is alive and well.

POSTED: 07/29/2015 - 10:31 am

 
Korn's Jonathan Davis Sued Over Failed Serial Killer Museum
Lawyers say Davis owes them $250,000 over flop project.

POSTED: 07/29/2015 - 06:37 am

 
8-String Guitar: Zac Tiessen Presents New Song 'Infinity'
Check out 18-year-old Zac doing his thing.

POSTED: 07/28/2015 - 06:58 pm

 
Joe Satriani: Kirk Hammett Was Already a Pro When I Started Giving Him Guitar Lessons
"Many of his friends and contemporaries would storm out complaining thinking I was a too harsh a teacher."

POSTED: 07/28/2015 - 03:34 pm

 
Mikael Akerfeldt Explains How Money Is Shared in Opeth
"When money comes in, that's when problems come in."

POSTED: 07/28/2015 - 02:55 pm

 
Judas Priest and Mastodon Have Announced a Fall 2015 North American Tour
Metal giants teaming up for a series of dates.

POSTED: 07/28/2015 - 07:49 am

 
Tom DeLonge Says It Would Take 'A Few Phone Calls' for Him to Rejoin Blink-182
Is estranged singer now open to a reunion?

POSTED: 07/28/2015 - 07:34 am

 
Shawn Drover: Megadeth Split Not Negative
Drummer says he decided to leave as year of downtime loomed - and reveals Act of Defiance was formed the same night.

POSTED: 07/28/2015 - 06:20 am

 
After the Burial Cancel Tour to Grieve for Justin Lowe
Justin's colleagues to take time off after his tragic death.

POSTED: 07/28/2015 - 05:19 am

 
Vic Firth Dead at 85
Renowned manufacturer of drum sticks has left us.

POSTED: 07/27/2015 - 04:17 pm

 
DJ Ashba Has Left Guns N' Roses
Guitarist parts ways with Axl Rose and co. after six years in the band.

POSTED: 07/27/2015 - 12:19 pm

 
Billy Corgan: Radiohead Were the Last Band That Did 'Anything New' With the Guitar
"We get our a-ses kicked by EDM," says Smashing Pumpkins frontman.

POSTED: 07/27/2015 - 09:20 am

 
FNM's Billy Gould: 'I Traded My Classic Vinyl Collection for Huey Lewis and the News Records Just to P-ss Off My Friends'
He calls it the "stupidest thing he's ever done."

POSTED: 07/27/2015 - 09:03 am

 
Brann Dailor: Brent Hinds 'Wasn't Exactly Serious' When He Said He Hated Metal
Mastodon drummer clarifies guitarist's interview comments.

POSTED: 07/27/2015 - 08:46 am

 
Roger Waters Unveils New Song 'Crystal Clear' at Newport Folk Festival
Pink Floyd main man debuts new track in stripped back performance.

POSTED: 07/27/2015 - 08:17 am

 
Jungle Rot Frontman Slams Kerry King Over Mayhem Festival Comments
"The guy's been runnin' his mouth enough and this is the final straw," Matrise states.

POSTED: 07/27/2015 - 08:04 am

 
Megadeth Hire Lamb of God Producer Josh Wilbur
Dave Mustaine confirms Wilbur is on board to mix thrash veterans' 15th album.

POSTED: 07/27/2015 - 06:28 am

 
BVB Guitarist Talks His Beginnings in Classical Music: 'Yngwie Was Like Mozart on Guitar'
Jinxx tells UG about his grandfather's influence, playing guitar during grunge revolution and more.

POSTED: 07/26/2015 - 12:33 pm