general music news:
Danny Trejo (AKA Machete) to Star in New Slayer Video
Machete don't text... but he listens to Slayer.

POSTED: 08/28/2015 - 07:50 am

 
Tennis Legend John McEnroe Covers Nirvana's 'Territorial Pissings'
McEnroe performs alongside wife Patty Smyth.

POSTED: 08/28/2015 - 06:36 am

 
Lemmy Cuts US Show Short Due to Health Concerns
Motörhead leave stage after 4 songs as frontman suffers breathing issues - with prospect of further call-offs.

POSTED: 08/28/2015 - 05:34 am

 
Bullet for My Valentine: ''Temper Temper' Was Slow and Boring'
The new album is nothing like it, drummer Michael "Moose" Thomas explains.

POSTED: 08/27/2015 - 06:42 pm

 
Rush: 'The Station That We Wrote 'The Spirit of Radio' About Won't Play Our Music'
The hit track was written as a nod to CFNY Radio.

POSTED: 08/27/2015 - 04:01 pm

 
Guthrie Govan: 'It's a Shame People Think Extreme Technique and Actual Music-Making are Mutually Exclusive'
"Fast playing can range all the way from the tedious to the sublime."

POSTED: 08/27/2015 - 01:30 pm

 
Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Locked in Glass Box to Raise Cancer Awareness
Sabbath guitarist teams up with Macmillan Cancer Support.

POSTED: 08/27/2015 - 09:27 am

 
Lemmy: The State of Rock And Roll Is 'Pretty Poor Right Now'
"We deserve something, but we ain't getting it," says Motörhead frontman.

POSTED: 08/27/2015 - 09:24 am

 
Former In Flames Guitarist Jesper Stromblad Reveals He Is Battling Severe Depression and Anxiety
Guitarist says he has been dealing with issues for over 20 years.

POSTED: 08/27/2015 - 09:14 am

 
Check Out Footage of Slash Jamming With Graveyard
Guitarist joins Swedish rockers for Black Sabbath cover.

POSTED: 08/27/2015 - 09:09 am

 
Ad For Disturbed's 'Immortalized' Pulled After On-Air Shooting of TV Reporter And Cameraman
Disturbed clip showed monstrous creature shooting several people in television station.

POSTED: 08/27/2015 - 09:03 am

 
Rammstein Launch 'Ich Tu Dir Weh' Clip
View another teaser for "In Amerika" live DVD, out next month.

POSTED: 08/27/2015 - 05:23 am

 
GN'R Keyboardist on Not Attending Rock Hall Induction: They Wanted Me to Buy Tickets, I Couldn't Afford Them
Also, the band's current lineup wasn't invited.

POSTED: 08/26/2015 - 04:15 pm

 
Suicide Silence Singer: 'If You're Making Music to Make Money, You're a F--king Idiot!'
"Making an industry out of music is the most a-- backwards thing that could ever happen to humanity."

POSTED: 08/26/2015 - 02:18 pm

 
This Is What RATM Singer Zack de la Rocha Sounds Like in 2015
Check out Zack rapping with Run the Jewels.

POSTED: 08/26/2015 - 01:57 pm

 
Bing Is Better Than Google, at Least When It Comes to Guitar Tuning
Bing is your new best friend, guitar folks.

POSTED: 08/26/2015 - 01:22 pm

 
Laibach: 'North Korea Is a Very Liberal Place, Where Possession of Cannabis Is Essentially Legal'
Band share their experiences of playing in North Korea in new interview.

POSTED: 08/26/2015 - 09:05 am

 
Sean Lennon: People Only See Me as John and Yoko's Slacker Son
Musician opens up about the difficulties of having famous parents in new interview.

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

 
Marcus Mumford Says He Has 'Contingency Plan to Become a Teacher or Farmer' if Music Career Fails
Mumford and Sons frontman describes how he "still sort of feels like this is going to stop tomorrow."

POSTED: 08/26/2015 - 07:50 am

 
Courtney Love Pens Emotional Love Letter to Kurt Cobain, Internet Calls Her a Disgusting Murderer
"It's disgusting that you still use his death to drive attention to yourself."

POSTED: 08/25/2015 - 03:59 pm

 
Guitar Virtuoso Tony MacAlpine Likely Battling Colon Cancer, Forced to Postpone Tour
"Doctors discovered a large mass in my intestine."

POSTED: 08/25/2015 - 12:31 pm

 
Dave Mustaine Says He Would Not Re-Join Metallica If He Was Asked
Though he dodges question about one-off collaboration with James and Lars.

POSTED: 08/25/2015 - 08:42 am

 
Ex-Rainbow Singer Says Ritchie Blackmore Might Be 'Joking' About His Return to Rock
Graham Bonnet isn't convinced that Blackmore is planning Rainbow reunion.

POSTED: 08/25/2015 - 07:55 am

 
Disturbed's 'Immortalized' Set to Top Album Chart
Band on track for fifth consecutive number one.

POSTED: 08/25/2015 - 07:41 am

 
Megadeth, Lamb of God Onboard for Knotfest Mexico
Slipknot-curated event set for Toluca on December 5.

POSTED: 08/25/2015 - 07:17 am

 
Rob Halford Recalls Judas Priest Subliminal Messages Trial
Frontman reflects on "tension and sadness" as band were accused of encouraging suicide pact.

POSTED: 08/25/2015 - 06:26 am

 
One Direction to Disband in March
Fans go cray-cray.

POSTED: 08/24/2015 - 12:35 pm

 
Four Years Ago, This Young Guitarist Made Video Lessons for UG, Now Chris Broderick Wants Him in His New Band
The fella goes by the name of Jake Dreyer.

POSTED: 08/24/2015 - 11:31 am

 
Police Defend Use of Face Scanner Technology at Download Festival Following Muse Criticism
Police respond to widespread criticism of surveillance technology use.

POSTED: 08/24/2015 - 07:15 am

 
Gene Simmons Reviews Lamb of God, Says Randy Blythe Sounds Like a Werewolf Trying to Sing
KISS bassist would prefer Dave Grohl style vocals for LoG.

POSTED: 08/24/2015 - 06:16 am

 
Samaritans Criticize Morrissey After Singer Describes Suicide as 'Admirable'
Former Smiths frontman appeared to advocate suicide in Larry King interview.

POSTED: 08/24/2015 - 06:04 am

 
Chris Broderick: The Direction of 'Super Collider' Was Wrong, Too Much Commercialism
"The reasoning behind it was in the wrong direction."

POSTED: 08/23/2015 - 02:08 pm

 
Axl Rose and Slash Are Friends Again: 'It Was Way Overdue'
Six years ago, Axl called the guitarist "a cancer."

POSTED: 08/22/2015 - 02:42 pm

 
Slovenian Band Laibach Becomes First Foreign Group to Play in North Korea
Check out footage of band's performance in Pyongyang.

POSTED: 08/21/2015 - 08:50 am

 
Child Rock Band Invited to Meet Metallica After Release of Debut Single
11-14 year old Mini Band to meet metal legends at Reading Festival.

POSTED: 08/21/2015 - 08:23 am

 
Gene Simmons' Home Searched for Child Porn, Bassist and Family Not Suspects
Crime committed when musician was on tour with KISS.

POSTED: 08/21/2015 - 08:08 am

 
Rob Trujillo: 'Metallica Arrangements Are More in Tune With Jazz Than Rock'
Bassist talks jazz/metal connection in new interview.

POSTED: 08/21/2015 - 07:53 am

 
Bill Ward: 'Sharon Osbourne Dislikes Me and Has Done For a Long Time'
Drummer believes she was behind "unsignable" Black Sabbath contract.

POSTED: 08/21/2015 - 07:45 am

 
Graveyard Launch 'Apple and the Tree' Video
Swedish rockers return with peculiar, agriculture-themed video.

POSTED: 08/21/2015 - 06:23 am

 
Pop and Rap Fans Are More Closed-Minded Than Metal Fans, Study Finds
Indie fans on the other hand, are the most open-minded ones.

POSTED: 08/20/2015 - 01:06 pm

 
Dave Grohl Says He Suffers From Social Anxiety
Foo Fighters frontman feels nervous about attending this year's Emmy Awards.

POSTED: 08/20/2015 - 11:00 am

 
Mastodon's Bill Kelliher Teaches Guitar Techniques
Kelliher releases feature-length instructional film.

POSTED: 08/20/2015 - 07:15 am

 
Bruce Dickinson Sets Up Private Jet Pop-Up Shop in London Department Store
Iron Maiden mainman's firm to sell $3 million aircraft at London hotspot.

POSTED: 08/20/2015 - 06:28 am

 
'Mission to Lars' Set for US Cinema Release
Moving documentary follows autistic man's fraught journey to meet his hero - Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich.

POSTED: 08/20/2015 - 05:22 am

 
Jimmy Page Reveals the Direction Led Zeppelin Would've Taken If John Bonham Hadn't Died
Also, Keith Richard thought Led Zep should've hired a second guitarist.

POSTED: 08/19/2015 - 05:53 pm

 
Foo Fighters Invite Crying Fan Onstage; Grohl Thought Fan Was Drunk, But the Man Actually Buried His Mother
"Grohl started singing it and I felt all emo."

POSTED: 08/19/2015 - 04:53 pm

 
Disturbed's David Draiman Opens Up About His Girlfriend Committing Suicide When He Was 16
"I was already an addict at that point of my life."

POSTED: 08/19/2015 - 03:39 pm

 
Max Cavalera Wants His Life Turned Into Documentary Film
"It's on a wish list for the future," Cavalera says.

POSTED: 08/19/2015 - 08:52 am

 
Ex-Interpol Bassist Carlos D Says Being Bored Watching Coldplay Made Him Want to Quit Band
The musician-turned-actor left the group in 2010.

POSTED: 08/19/2015 - 08:15 am

 
Black Flag, Misfits Man Dez Cadena Diagnosed With Throat Cancer
Friends start fundraising appeal to help with his recovery from radiation treatment.

POSTED: 08/19/2015 - 05:36 am