general music news:
It's Official: Justin Bieber in the Studio With Rick Rubin
Singer working on a "mature-sounding" record with Mr. Rubin and Kanye West.

POSTED: 03/31/2015 - 02:00 pm

Slash Live DVD Coming in June
Hollywood show to be launched just after Download appearance.

POSTED: 03/31/2015 - 07:55 am

Gene Simmons Launching Horror Movie Studio With WWE
Another new venture for the KISS bassist.

POSTED: 03/31/2015 - 07:25 am

Twisted Sister: 'AJ Pero Was Our John Bonham'
Band remember late drummer in new interview.

POSTED: 03/31/2015 - 07:15 am

Vinyl Specialists Claim Record Store Day 'Puts Too Much Strain' on the Record Industry
Company alleges that event is "hi-jacked" by major labels.

POSTED: 03/31/2015 - 06:35 am

Tremonti Announce Replacement Bassist for Upcoming Tour
Tanner Keegan will fill in for Wolfgang Van Halen.

POSTED: 03/31/2015 - 05:59 am

Nikki Sixx to Work With Boy Band 5 Seconds of Summer
The rocker revealed he will be writing lyrics with the Australian pop group.

POSTED: 03/31/2015 - 04:43 am

Devin Townsend Offers Very Introspective Thoughts on Touring: 'It's Very Easy to Get Depressed'
Watch NOW, regret it you won't.

POSTED: 03/30/2015 - 05:54 pm

Here's Yngwie Malmsteen Explaining Why Metallica, Satriani, Death and Dream Theater Suck
Yngwie calls Dimebag's solos crap, praises Lars Ulrich's drumming.

POSTED: 03/30/2015 - 05:06 pm

Tesseract Are the First Band Ever to Play on Stage Made Completely From Ice
Band rocks a massive igloo in the artic circle somewhere in Finland.

POSTED: 03/30/2015 - 04:21 pm

Take a Listen to Six Seconds of Drumming That Shaped 1,500 Songs And Never Received Credit
It's the legendary Amen Break.

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

Did Loud Music Damage Your Hearing? Take a Test And See
A nice little online test to address the prominent issue.

POSTED: 03/30/2015 - 02:11 pm

Sony Tried to Turn Teen Band Unlocking the Truth Into Anime Cartoon Characters
Band reveal details behind label split.

POSTED: 03/30/2015 - 09:13 am

Chris Adler Confirmed for Megadeth, Band to Work as Three-Piece on New Album
Lamb of God drummer to join band for new album.

POSTED: 03/30/2015 - 08:44 am

Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant Collaborating With Diplo
Unlikely pairing revealed on Instagram.

POSTED: 03/30/2015 - 08:33 am

Noel Gallagher Reveals He Lost 'Sh-t Load of Money' on Solo Career
Noel Gallagher has revealed that he lost millions in a bid to launch his solo career after Oasis split up.

POSTED: 03/30/2015 - 07:07 am

Wolfgang Van Halen to Miss Tremonti Tour
Bassist bows out of "Cauterize" road trip due to commitments with dad's band.

POSTED: 03/30/2015 - 06:12 am

Korn's Munky Helps Deliver New Musical Instruments to California School
Check out the video that shows Munky playing with students from the McKinley School.

POSTED: 03/30/2015 - 06:01 am

Ozzy Osbourne Undergoes Surgery, Ozzfiesta Cancelled
Refunds will be processed in the next 4-6 weeks.

POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 10:15 am

Metallica Headlining Lollapalooza, Are Only Metal Band on the Bill
Announcement fuels speculation regarding Metallica's financial troubles.

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

Ringo Starr Wishes the Beatles Had Reunited
Drummer wanted classic band to reform.

POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 09:30 am

Gene Simmons Slams Rolling Stones for Using Backing Tapes After Admitting He Uses Them
KISS bassist finds practice "dishonest."

POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 09:23 am

System of a Down's Shavo Odadjian Directs Launch Trailer For 'Mortal Kombat X' Video Game
The TV spot premiere will include the System of a Down song "Chop Suey!" as its main theme.

POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 06:24 am

Bruce Dickinson in First Post-Cancer Pics
Recovering Maiden frontman seen with moustache as he shoots promo for aviation film.

POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 05:39 am

Dave Grohl Sends VIP Tickets for Foo Fighters Gig to Dying Fan
The frontman also sent a photo to cancer-stricken Ken Powell.

POSTED: 03/27/2015 - 05:32 am

Jimi Hendrix's $370 Guitar Now Being Sold for $750,000
It's the 1964 Fender Stratocaster Jimi gave to his brother Leon.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 06:44 pm

Introducing JamStik+ SmartGuitar: The Possible Future of Guitars
Instrument was branded "a new revolutionary tool for musicians."

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 06:19 pm

Today in Killer Musicians: Tosin Abasi Offers Ripping Playthrough of AAL's 'The Woven Web'
See the man in action on his Ibanez TAM10, get excited about guitar.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 02:47 pm

Slash's Feud With Axl Rose Was Caused By Michael Jackson Collaboration, GN'R Manager Claims
"I told him not to do it because Axl was molested by his father when he was two."

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 01:58 pm

Immortal Call It Quits
Black metal icons are no more, frontman Abbath continues solo work.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 01:41 pm

UK YouTube Displaying Cinema-Style Age-Ratings to Music Videos
Major labels sign up to new pilot scheme.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 09:43 am

Tom DeLonge Releasing 2 Angels and Airwaves Albums, 2 Solo Albums and 3 Novels
Singer elaborates on this year's album releases.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 09:32 am

Billy Corgan Unsure of Smashing Pumpkins Future After This Year
Corgan describes the band's future as "murky."

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 09:23 am

Devin Townsend Is Writing a Symphony
Multi-instrumentalist also talks Canadian heritage.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 09:04 am

Scott Stapp Out of Rehab
Mark Tremonti hopes singer Scott stays sober after dramatic breakdown.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 05:52 am

W.A.S.P. to Release 'Golgotha' Album in 2015
Blackie Lawless and co sign with Napalm Records for August release of new record.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 05:34 am

Former Death Bassist Scott Clendenin Dies at 47
No cause of death revealed.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 05:06 am

Nirvana's Krist Novoselic Confirmed to Feature on Next Modest Mouse Album
Frontman Isaac Brock says they will release another new album called "Whatever" in 2016.

POSTED: 03/26/2015 - 04:44 am

Lawsuit Determining the Validity of 'Happy Birthday to You' Copyright Has Reached Court
In case you didn't know, the tune is copyrighted and unauthorized public performances are technically illegal.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 04:00 pm

Radiohead's 'OK Computer' Will Be Immortalized in the Library of Congress
As well as The Doors' debut and 23 more recordings of great cultural significance.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 03:02 pm

Lars Ulrich Was 'Very Professional' and 'Friendly' During Filming of 'Radio Dreams' Movie
"Everyone on the set were very excited to work with Lars" film's producer notes.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 08:54 am

Otep Dispute Claims That Sexual Assault Allegations Were Related to Blackmail Campaign
Singer refutes allegations on Twitter.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 07:54 am

Bon Scott Found Touring With AC/DC 'Boring'
Y&T frontman suggests that AC/DC wouldn't let Scott party on the road.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 07:34 am

Shavo Odadjian: System of a Down 'Have Written New Songs'
"We're getting back to the bullsh-t of being together" bassist states.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 07:24 am

Scott Weiland Apologizes for 'Let's Suck a D-ck' Outburst
Singer admits to being "a total a-shole" at meet-and-greet.

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 07:17 am

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Stream New Album
The four-track record follows 2012's "Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!"

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 06:05 am

Muse Say New Album 'Drones' Is 'A Modern Metaphor for What It Is to Lose Empathy'
Matt Bellamy talks upcoming album following new single "Dead Inside."

POSTED: 03/25/2015 - 05:34 am

Satriani, Govan, Abasi, Keneally Joining Forces for G4 Experience, Guarantee 'A Real Musical Experiance'
Event to take place this summer in California, check out the latest promo videos inside.

POSTED: 03/24/2015 - 06:40 pm

This Is the Most Valuable Guitar in the World: Gibson Presents $2 Million Diamond SG
Title confirmed by Guinness Records, shiny thing features 400 diamonds embedded in 1.6 kilos of 18 K gold.

POSTED: 03/24/2015 - 05:40 pm

Bruce Dickinson Is Defeating Cancer, Latest Update Confirms
Maiden singer already busy as a bee, cancer prognosis "extremely optimistic for a full recovery."

POSTED: 03/24/2015 - 02:46 pm