general music news:
Young Bands, Metallica Manager Wants You: 'Where's the New Metallica?!'
"Please, anybody out there who is in a hard rock band under the age of 25 - call me. We need you!"

POSTED: 07/03/2015 - 01:52 pm

Joey Belladonna on His '90s Ouster From Anthrax: 'It Sucks That We Had to Spend 13 Years' Apart
Singer didn't understand why his voice wasn't right for Anthrax during the John Bush era.

POSTED: 07/03/2015 - 09:40 am

Prince Removes His Music From Every Streaming Service Except Tidal and Google Play Music All Access
Way to back the winning horse Prince...

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

'Bands That Were Once Very Successful Are Falling Off the Map' According to Crowbar's Kirk Windstein
"They'll get popular, and then, boom, they're gone."

POSTED: 07/03/2015 - 08:31 am

Amy Winehouse's Label Boss 'Destroyed' Demos for Singer's Unfinished Third Album
No more unreleased Amy Winehouse material will see the light of day.

POSTED: 07/03/2015 - 08:17 am

Adam Lambert: Singing With Queen Is 'Not a Permanent Position'
Singer describes relationship with band as a "collaboration."

POSTED: 07/03/2015 - 06:25 am

Beatles Concert Film Blocked From Release
"The Beatles: The Lost Concert" could not be shown because it violated Sony's copyrights.

POSTED: 07/03/2015 - 05:52 am

Slash: Today's Rock Lacks a Sense of Rebellion
"Even heavy metal bands are trying to be Top 40."

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

Lamb of God's Randy Blythe Not Looking to Sing Aggressively That Much in the Future
Is the latest clean-singing single an indication of future LoG music?

POSTED: 07/02/2015 - 01:21 pm

Kerry King on Ghost: 'I Love the Imagery, I Just Hate the F--king Music'
"I wanna like 'em, and I can't."

POSTED: 07/02/2015 - 11:17 am

Iron Maiden Hail 18-minute 'Masterpiece'
Bassist Steve Harris says "The Book of Souls" track "Empire of the Clouds" is "totally different" from anything they've done before.

POSTED: 07/02/2015 - 10:04 am

Breaking Benjamin Land First No. 1 Album on Billboard Chart
Band tops Billboard 200 with fifth album "Dark Before Dawn."

POSTED: 07/02/2015 - 09:23 am

Rush Want 'Clockwork Angels' Movie
Drummer Neil Peart thinks 2012 album would make an "amazing" film and says he's surprised it hasn't happened.

POSTED: 07/02/2015 - 06:04 am

Deryck Whibley Books Comeback Shows
My Chemical Romance bassist to join Sum 41 frontman's return following booze battle.

POSTED: 07/02/2015 - 05:11 am

Joe Satriani: 'I Hate Changing Strings, I Haven't Changed Mine Since December 2014'
"New strings can be a problem - they can be too bright."

POSTED: 07/01/2015 - 12:19 pm

Ex-Maiden Singer Paul Di'Anno: There Hasn't Been a Good Band From Germany Apart From Rammstein
"Let's be honest, you know what I mean?!"

POSTED: 07/01/2015 - 11:48 am

Trent Reznor Compares Apple Music to the 'Feeling of Walking Into an Independent Record Shop'
Nine Inch Nails musician discusses the new music streaming service.

POSTED: 07/01/2015 - 09:22 am

Soulfly Unveil New Track 'We Sold Our Souls to Metal'
Band release lyric video for new single.

POSTED: 07/01/2015 - 08:34 am

Tool's Maynard James Keenan Hits Out at Same-Sex Marriage Opponents
Singer makes Facebook statement in light of landmark Supreme Court decision.

POSTED: 07/01/2015 - 07:55 am

Journey Drummer Deen Castronovo Charged With Rape
Charges of assault and unlawful use of weapon also leveled against drummer.

POSTED: 07/01/2015 - 07:39 am

Morbid Angel Press on With Writing Work
Remaining members Steve Tucker and Azagthoth keeping busy after string of exits.

POSTED: 07/01/2015 - 06:07 am

PRS Boss Explains How His New Company Will Help the US Navy and DNA Sequencing
"They told me, 'you're in the wrong industry. You need to go talk to medical and the government,'" he tells UG.

POSTED: 06/30/2015 - 04:45 pm

How Not to Go Broke on Tour, as Explained By Metal Musician
"It was Benjamin Franklin who once said 'Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.'"

POSTED: 06/30/2015 - 01:33 pm

Impeccably Timed Rainbow at Grateful Dead Reunion Show Prompts Conspiracy Theories
Was the rainbow a $50,000 production effect?

POSTED: 06/30/2015 - 08:13 am

Faith No More Play 'All My Life' After Replacing Foo Fighters at Belgian Festival
In other news, Foos' North American dates to go ahead as scheduled.

POSTED: 06/30/2015 - 07:52 am

Guns N' Roses Have Enough Material for Two or Three New Albums
When those albums might see the light of day is another story...

POSTED: 06/30/2015 - 07:39 am

Gene Simmons' Son: 'My Dad Is Full of Sh-t and So Are You'
Nick Simmons pens fascinating piece about relationship with his dad.

POSTED: 06/30/2015 - 07:15 am

Kings of Leon Start Writing Seventh Album in 174 Year Old Nashville House
The record will follow on from 2013's "Mechanical Bull."

POSTED: 06/30/2015 - 06:30 am

Shinedown Are Back With New Song 'Cut the Cord'
New album to be released this summer.

POSTED: 06/30/2015 - 06:05 am

Dave Mustaine: Management Is to Blame for the Departure of Broderick and Drover
"They didn't even say goodbye to me - that's how badly they were spoken to - and for that I'm sad."

POSTED: 06/29/2015 - 09:29 pm

Limp Bizkit Guitarist Wes Borland Is Now Playing a 4-String Guitar, Footage Available
"Not a bass. Tuned an octave down F#, and octave up F#, B, E."

POSTED: 06/29/2015 - 12:57 pm

Slayer's Kerry King: Today's Metal Lacks New Guitar Heroes
"I'm looking at a lot of these bands and it looks like it's the road crew sound-checking to me."

POSTED: 06/29/2015 - 12:40 pm

Check Out the Dalai Lama Hanging With Patti Smith at Glastonbury
80 year old Buddhist monk enjoys festival to the fullest.

POSTED: 06/29/2015 - 09:23 am

Rob Halford: New Bands Need to 'Break Through the Clutter' Online
Priest frontman talks pros and cons of the Internet for musicians.

POSTED: 06/29/2015 - 09:06 am

Fan Plans to Build Rush's Lifeson a Guitar That Will Help With His Arthritis
ABW founder Jody Michael believes he can help with guitarist's health issues.

POSTED: 06/29/2015 - 08:52 am

Puddle of Mudd Delete Facebook Page After Lip Synching Allegations
Band booed offstage after apparently using backing track.

POSTED: 06/29/2015 - 08:41 am

Phil Anselmo Open to Pantera Reunion
But he says chances of it happening are slim as they've all moved on.

POSTED: 06/29/2015 - 05:50 am

Yes Bassist Chris Squire Passes Away at 67
Prog legend loses battle with leukemia.

POSTED: 06/28/2015 - 11:56 am

Knotfest 2015 Lineup Revealed: Korn, Judas Priest, Mastodon, Trivium and More
Also, Bring Me the Horizon, Clutch, At the Gates and more.

POSTED: 06/27/2015 - 11:20 am

Supreme Court Rules Gay Marriage Legal in the US, Musicians React
Support all around.

POSTED: 06/26/2015 - 02:51 pm

US News Host Sean Hannity Says Rap Music Should Be Banned
Comments are in response to Confederate flag ban by several retailers.

POSTED: 06/26/2015 - 08:47 am

Linkin Park Launch Venture Capital Firm
Band diversifies from music with new business venture.

POSTED: 06/26/2015 - 08:06 am

Gene Simmons Defends 'Rock Is Dead' Comments
"Without Geffen Records, there wouldn't have been a Nirvana. Don't kid yourself."

POSTED: 06/26/2015 - 07:52 am

Radiohead Drummer Says Work on New Album Will 'Become a Full Schedule' in September
Drummer Philip Selway discusses the band's forthcoming ninth record.

POSTED: 06/26/2015 - 06:32 am

Bullet for My Valentine Issue Battle Cry
Band releases stream of track lifted from 5th album "Venom."

POSTED: 06/26/2015 - 05:47 am

Nickelback Tell an Intricate Tale in Two New Videos
Band gives us the story of a dude and a girl with "Get 'Em Up" and "Satellite."

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


POSTED: 06/25/2015 - 04:52 pm

The Who Calling it Quits This Year, Pete Townshend Reveals
"It's to demonstrate that even this particular gang can grow old."

POSTED: 06/25/2015 - 01:20 pm

Smashing Pumpkins Bring Back Jimmy Chamberlin
Drummer back on board for upcoming "End Times Tour" with Marilyn Manson.

POSTED: 06/25/2015 - 10:30 am

Lars Ulrich on Metallica's Relationship With Spotify: 'We Align Ourselves With the People Who Are Smartest'
Drummer also states that signing up with Apple Music was a "no-brainer."

POSTED: 06/25/2015 - 08:48 am