general music news:
Queens of the Stone Age Share Stage With Former Bassist Nick Oliveri for First Time in 10 Years
Oliveri sings lead vocals on 'You Think I Ain’t Worth A Dollar, But I Feel Like A Millionaire' at Portland show.

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 12:55 pm

Nirvana Approached Handful of Male Rock Stars and PJ Harvey for Hall of Fame Reunion
Dave Grohl suspects they were turned down 'because of how heavy the whole thing is.'

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 12:41 pm

Drummer Vinnie Appice Interested in Rejoining Black Sabbath: 'I'm Here if They Need Me'
Former Sabbath/Dio drummer discusses reasons for not joining the band for "13."

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 11:35 am

Mastodon Reveal New Song 'High Road'
Listen to the first tune off "Once More Round the Sun."

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 11:28 am

Fall Out Boy on Download Slot: 'We Started in Hardcore'
The band claim they are "no strangers to a mosh pit" ahead of UK festival show.

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 11:17 am

Steven Tyler: 'I Warned Guns N' Roses About Drugs'
"If you guys whip something out in the dressing room, I'm gonna wanna use it," singer remembers saying.

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 10:51 am

Muse Fans Start Petition for 20th Anniversary Gig
The petition calls for the group to play a small show in London or Teignmouth.

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 10:18 am

The Who Launching World Tour, Hoping for New Album
Band turning 50 this year, hitting the road "in good shape."

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 10:10 am

David Lee Roth Hints at 'Secret' Van Halen Project
"Can't announce anything or I'd have to come find you and swear you to secrecy," the singer adds.

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 09:34 am

Golden Gods Awards 2014 Airing on VH1, Metallica, A7X, Black Sabbath Among Nominees
Axl Rose receiving Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award, show taking place on April 23 in LA.

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 08:34 am

Soundgarden Stream Original 'Black Hole Sun' Demo
The band's 'Superunknown' LP will be re-released to celebrate its 20th anniversary in June.

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 08:09 am

Malcolm Young Taking Break From AC/DC Due to Bad Health, Official Release Confirms
Band not retiring, entering studio soon, singer Brian Johnson adds.

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 07:20 am

Ricky Gervais Hints at David Brent Glastonbury Performance
Comedian discusses possible festival gig.

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 05:39 am

Courtney Love on Bruce Springsteen: 'Saxophones Don't Belong in Rock 'n' Roll'
Meanwhile, the Boss' new track off "American Beauty" is revealed for streaming. Go check if there are any saxophones in it.

POSTED: 04/17/2014 - 04:05 am

Ace Frehley Criticizes Paul Stanley' Rock Hall Induction Speech
"I know he wanted to get other members in the group inducted," says the Spaceman.

POSTED: 04/16/2014 - 12:04 pm

Fans Crowd-Funding Foo Fighters Homecoming Gig
"We're taking it upon ourselves to bring 'em back," reads the fundraising page.

POSTED: 04/16/2014 - 10:01 am

AC/DC Not Retiring, Music Insiders Claim
However, sources close to the band confirm Malcolm Young is definitely in bad health.

POSTED: 04/16/2014 - 09:16 am

As I Lay Dying Members Launch New Band Wovenwar
Musicians joining forces with singer Shane Blay, debut single "All Rise" coming on April 21.

POSTED: 04/16/2014 - 08:56 am

Dave Lombardo: 'Believe It or Not, Metal Has a Lot of Boundaries'
Metal projects feel "less exciting" for ex-Slayer drummer.

POSTED: 04/16/2014 - 08:45 am

Steve Vai Launching Vai Academy Featuring Guthrie Govan
Jeff "Skunk" Baxter and Vernon Reid also listed among this summer event's special guests.

POSTED: 04/16/2014 - 08:30 am

Dave Mustaine: 'I Don't Care What Anybody Says, Broderick Is Better Than Friedman'
"I love Marty, he's better than I am, but Chris is the best," Megadeth frontman adds.

POSTED: 04/16/2014 - 08:15 am

Slash: ''Sweet Child O' Mine' Is One of the Gayest Things You Can Write'
"And, of course, it would be the biggest hit we ever had," the guitarist adds.

POSTED: 04/16/2014 - 08:03 am

Vinnie Paul Doesn't Think Pantera Will Ever Be Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
"How in the world did it take forever to get Black Sabbath in there?" says the drummer.

POSTED: 04/16/2014 - 05:17 am

The Winery Dogs Stream 'Unleashed in Japan 2013'
The Winery Dogs are giving their fans a special edition double-disc package based around their self-titled debut disc.

POSTED: 04/16/2014 - 03:49 am

Lemmy Returns to Performing Live: 'I'm Back From the Dead!'
Motorhead frontman "looking healthy, but maybe a little thinner" at band's comeback concert.

POSTED: 04/15/2014 - 11:08 am

Paul Stanley: 'Our Treatment at Rock Hall Confirmed My Worst Suspicions, They Are Spineless Weasels'
The KISS rant at Rock Hall is on the way.

POSTED: 04/15/2014 - 11:07 am

RHCP Hit Out at US Authorities: 'Using Our Music to Torture Prisoners Is Bullsh-t'
"Our music's positive man, it's supposed to make people feel good," says Chad Smith.

POSTED: 04/15/2014 - 11:07 am

The Black Keys Reveal New Song 'Turn Blue'
Band share title track from forthcoming studio album.

POSTED: 04/15/2014 - 11:06 am

Ian Anderson: 'Jethro Tull Kind of Came to an End'
Frontman not planning to work under the Tull moniker anymore.

POSTED: 04/15/2014 - 10:37 am

AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young 'Very Sick,' Band Reportedly Calling It Quits
Brain clot reportedly caused Young to forget how to play guitar, band not continuing without him.

POSTED: 04/15/2014 - 08:54 am

Former Against Me Drummer Jay Weinberg Rumored to Be Joining Slipknot
Bruce Springsteen drummer's son might be replacing Joey Jordison.

POSTED: 04/15/2014 - 08:42 am

Sebastian Bach: 'Any Good Band Has Tension, From Rolling Stones to Motley Crue'
"I don't believe that all these guys are best friends and get along and hang out all the time," shares the singer.

POSTED: 04/15/2014 - 07:40 am

Machine Head Tease 'Killers and Kings' Demo
The track, which is a demo of the title track from the band's upcoming album, will be released on limited edition 10" vinyl.

POSTED: 04/15/2014 - 07:33 am

Allman Brothers Band Not Breaking Up
"We are not breaking up. We are replacing Derek Trucks," reveals Gregg Allman.

POSTED: 04/15/2014 - 07:07 am

Led Zeppelin Post Rare Live Tracks Online
Live versions of 'Good Times Bad Times' and 'Communication Breakdown' are set to feature on forthcoming debut album reissue.

POSTED: 04/15/2014 - 05:32 am

Krist Novoselic Says Female-Fronted Nirvana Shows 'Conjured Spirit of the Band'
Band were joined by St. Vincent, Lorde, Joan Jett and Kim Gordon for two performances last week.

POSTED: 04/15/2014 - 05:22 am

Watch the Pixies Full Coachella Set
The band played the hit-packed show alongside with the new material.

POSTED: 04/14/2014 - 12:48 pm

Sigur Ros' Cover of 'The Rains of Castamere' for Game of Thrones Revealed
Check out the wedding song here.

POSTED: 04/14/2014 - 12:41 pm

Previously Unreleased Deftones Song 'Smile' Featuring Chi Cheng Posted Online
Listen to the new track, taken from "Eros."

POSTED: 04/14/2014 - 11:47 am

Ace Frehley on KISS: 'We Don't Hate Each Other, We're Brothers in Rock'
"It felt like I had just left those guys the other day," the guitarist adds.

POSTED: 04/14/2014 - 11:27 am

ABBA Reunion Still a Possibility: 'It Would Have to Be Something Very Special'
"As long as we can sing and play, why not?" singer Frida Lyngstad says.

POSTED: 04/14/2014 - 11:18 am

Yngwie Malmsteen, Uli Jon Roth, Bumblefoot, Gary Hoey Joining Forces for 'Guitar Gods' Tour
Virtuosos set to hit the road in June, details inside.

POSTED: 04/14/2014 - 10:31 am

Trivium: 'Technology's Allowing Mediocre Musicians to Sound Good'
"Bands can't perform what they recorded," guitarist Corey Beaulieu explains.

POSTED: 04/14/2014 - 09:32 am

Dave Mustaine Performs With San Diego Symphony, Footage Surfaces
Unfortunately, it sounds horrid.

POSTED: 04/14/2014 - 08:28 am

Courtney Love, Dave Grohl Feud Might Be Over: 'Thank You Dave, I Love You'
"I know this made Kurt smile up there," Love adds.

POSTED: 04/14/2014 - 04:02 am

OutKast Played Their First Show in Ten Years
Rap duo play first on same bill as Haim, the Replacements and the Knife as US festival begins.

POSTED: 04/14/2014 - 03:43 am

Surviving GWAR Members Release Video Statement on David Brockie Foundation
A statement about the charity has been released on GWAR’s official website.

POSTED: 04/11/2014 - 12:33 pm

Dream Theater Singer Talks Modern Vocal Influences: 'Sleeping With Sirens, I See Stars, Bring Me the Horizon'
See who else is in James LaBrie's list.

POSTED: 04/11/2014 - 11:47 am

Canadian Dentist Still Planning to Clone John Lennon, Raise Him as Son
Michael Zuk waiting for technology advancement, the life of new John already mapped out.

POSTED: 04/11/2014 - 11:17 am

Satyricon Frontman: 'Metal Fans Want More of the Same, Just Like Mainstream People'
"And then they find really complicated ways of explaining it, such as staying true to your roots," Satyr adds.

POSTED: 04/11/2014 - 10:38 am