general music news:
Jack Bruce Passes Away at 71
Cream legend had succumbed to a liver disease. He left us "surrounded by family."

POSTED: 10/25/2014 - 12:35 pm

 
Ozzy Wants Bill Ward Back for Final Black Sabbath Album and Tour
"I hope Bill Ward can get his stuff together to do this."

POSTED: 10/24/2014 - 09:51 am

 
James Hetfield: 'I Still Find 'Some Kind of Monster' Difficult to Watch'
Frontman "learned a lot about what I don't like about me" from film.

POSTED: 10/24/2014 - 09:46 am

 
Jim Root: 'I've Never Had a Problem with Corey Taylor'
Guitarist doesn’t blame singer for Stone Sour exit.

POSTED: 10/24/2014 - 09:40 am

 
Dave Mustaine Believes Mother-In-Law Was Picked Up By Someone Shortly After She Went Missing
Anyone who sees Estabrook should call 911 or the sheriff's department at (858) 565-5200.

POSTED: 10/24/2014 - 09:25 am

 
Yes Announce First Live CD and DVD With Singer Jon Davison
"I believe our performance at the Bristol Hippodrome was among the most compelling of the entire tour," says Davison.

POSTED: 10/24/2014 - 09:16 am

 
U2 Say Their Free Album Was 'a Bottle of Milk in People's Fridge That They Weren't Asking for'
Bono also reveals he once told Steve Jobs to "go f--k yourself."

POSTED: 10/24/2014 - 07:53 am

 
Primus Drummer Is Back After Heart Surgery
Tim Alexander makes live comeback for Primus at Philly gig.

POSTED: 10/24/2014 - 07:34 am

 
Jamie T Says He Doesn't Worry About His Music as 'Most of the Sh-t Around Today Is Dire'
Singer says he always felt like he was ahead of the curve.

POSTED: 10/24/2014 - 06:27 am

 
Sting Explains That Whole Tantric Sex Thing
"If we had seven hours, I would demonstrate," he said.

POSTED: 10/24/2014 - 05:39 am

 
Scott Ian Says Rock Will Never Die
Anthrax man believes Simmons was thinking like a businessman when he declared rock dead.

POSTED: 10/24/2014 - 05:34 am

 
Noel Gallagher Joins Johnny Marr on Stage at Brixton Academy
The rumours proved true at epic London show.

POSTED: 10/24/2014 - 05:30 am

 
Foo Fighters Preview Washington, DC Episode of 'Sonic Highways'
The band will release the album of the same name next month.

POSTED: 10/24/2014 - 04:30 am

 
Opeth Don't Know Which Direction They Will Take With New Album, Are Pleased About It
"'Pale Communion' feels like a relevant record for the rock world," says Mikael Akerfeldt.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 04:48 pm

 
Vinnie Paul: 'Blast Beat Doesn't Have Much of a Groove'
Vince not impressed by young drummers.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 04:16 pm

 
Dave Grohl: 'Rock N' Roll Is Alive and Well in My House'
"I'm sorry that some people might feel starved for it," the musician adds.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 03:43 pm

 
Josh Homme Talks New QOTSA Album: 'There's No Reason to Wait'
"Next year will be a year of science and collection of ideas," the frontman adds.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 03:01 pm

 
Robb Flynn Ponders Worth of Social Media, Blasts Children of Bodom
"Deep down, musicians are all p-ssies," says Machine Head frontman.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 01:59 pm

 
Enter Shikari Stream 'The Last Garrison'
Hear track from 4th album "The Mindsweep" ahead of UK tour.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 10:57 am

 
Arcade Fire's Will Butler Contributed Music to Bronx Obama, a Film About an Obama Impersonator
The movie is available for preorded - if you really need it.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 10:16 am

 
Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt Says He 'Never Talked' to Bill Kelliher, Bjorn Gelotte About Possible Collaboration
Sweden act's frontman shoots down his supergroup involvement rumors.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 09:32 am

 
Slipknot's Jim Root Defends Band Against Accusations They 'Didn't Care' About Paul Gray's Drug Addiction
"Brenna's always got brothers that she can count on," he says.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 09:12 am

 
Poison Reunites for Corporate Gig, Teases Possible 2015 Tour
"So far no fist fights, sounds great and feels great. Maybe a reunion in 2015..." the Bret Michaels' website says.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 08:56 am

 
Led Zeppelin Share Alternate Version of 'Stairway to Heaven'
It features on the deluxe reissue of "Led Zeppelin IV."

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 08:41 am

 
In Flames' Anders Friden: 'I Don't Aim to Become the Best Singer in the Whole World'
"My voice is my instrument. The other guys wanna become better at their instrument. I wanna become better at my instrument," he says.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 08:32 am

 
Smashing Pumpkins: 'We're More a Concept Than a Band'
Billy Corgan tells what to expect from their new albums.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 05:47 am

 
Giant Spider Species Named After John Lennon
Tarantula experts use discovery to honour the Beatles legend.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 05:03 am

 
Ozzy Osbourne Takes Aim at Tony Blair
The Oz talks politics and having an ear for melody in second part of interview with son Jack.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 04:52 am

 
Wilko Johnson Says He Is Cancer Free
Singer says that he has been 'cured' of disease after undergoing operation earlier this year.

POSTED: 10/23/2014 - 04:40 am

 
Rob Halford: The Fact That Richie Faulkner Could Write Music Was 'A Real Bonus'
Judas Priest vocalist tells UG about the importance of songwriting factor.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 08:48 pm

 
Corey Taylor Remembers Nearly Committing Suicide: 'I Ended Up Swallowing a Bunch of Pills'
"That was probably the lowest moment of my life," says Slipknot vocalist.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 08:11 pm

 
Mike Portnoy Wonders: Is Led Zeppelin Guilty of Plagiarism?
"Don't shoot the messenger," the drummer says, along with an insightful article.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 07:24 pm

 
Allow Us to Introduce You to an All-Bass Metal Band
Zero guitars, three basses and a drum kit. Check out the final outcome inside.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 06:41 pm

 
Smashing Pumpkins: 'There Is No More Music Industry'
"It's a bunch of people running around selling computers and phones."

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 04:51 pm

 
Metallica to Perform at Blizzcon Gaming Convention
The performance will take place during the convention's closing ceremony on Saturday, November 8.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 10:08 am

 
Gene Simmons: 'Success Offers You Freedom'
"[People say] 'But love is the most important thing in the' - well, yeah, that's true, but not really, not in real life," the bassist says.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 10:02 am

 
Johnny Marr Says Noel Gallagher's New Album Is 'Very Melodic' and 'Pretty Rocking'
Marr appears on album's final track "Ballad of the Mighty I."

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 09:52 am

 
Opeth's Fredrik Akesson Says 'Majority' of Band's Fans Have Embraced 'Pale Communion'
"I don't read everything on the Internet, so there's probably a lot of shit throwing on there," he says.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 09:03 am

 
Geoff Tate on Songwriting Process for His Upcoming Trilogy: 'It's Like I Saw God All of a Sudden'
"It's a complete story in three parts," he says about the album.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 08:44 am

 
Judas Priest's Ian Hill: 'We Want to Be Out There and Doing What We Love'
"We all still love it, and we're are still able to do it ... What else are we going to do?" the bassist says.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 08:04 am

 
Noel Gallagher and Johnny Marr to Perform Together at Brixton Academy?
Sources close to Marr start optimistic rumour.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 07:50 am

 
Stream Rancid's New Album 'Honor Is All We Know'
The punk titans' new album will drop on October 27.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 05:39 am

 
Scott Ian on Getting Wasted With Lemmy
Anthrax man recalls trying to keep up with Motorhead icon ... and failing.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 05:20 am

 
Philip Anselmo's Autobiography Will Paint 'More Upbeat' Picture of Pantera Years Than Did Rex Brown's 'Official Truth'
Phil's book is expected sometime next year.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 04:58 am

 
Michael Anthony Says He Could Sing for Van Halen
But bassist doesn't fancy the pressure that comes with being a frontman.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 04:07 am

 
Kasabian: 'There's Nothing More Depressing Than Seeing a Band Come Off Stage and Have Some Broccoli'
The band embark on a huge UK tour starting next month.

POSTED: 10/22/2014 - 03:47 am

 
Foo Fighters Turn Down Isle of Wight Headlining Spot
Event organizer John Giddings shares info via Twitter, more inside.

POSTED: 10/21/2014 - 07:38 pm

 
Gene Simmons: 'I Fail Every Day in My Life; So What?'
KISS man talks entrepreneurial spirit and importance of reading.

POSTED: 10/21/2014 - 05:46 pm

 
Lorde Teams Up With Chemical Brothers for 'This Is Not a Game' from 'Hunger Games' Soundtrack
Kanye West, Chvrches, Charli XCX and more will also feature on the soundtrack.

POSTED: 10/21/2014 - 08:21 am

 
Chvrches, the 1975, Foals to Rescore the Soundtrack to 'Drive'
Hear "Get Away" by Chvrches, for BBC Radio One.

POSTED: 10/21/2014 - 08:10 am