general music news:
Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne Headed for Divorce, Source Claims
Chavril are through?!

POSTED: 09/20/2014 - 11:10 am

Kirk Hammett: 'Gary Holt and I Have Always Tried to Outdo Each Other'
"We're bringing out the best in each other," the guitarist says.

POSTED: 09/20/2014 - 10:06 am

New Lamb of God Not Out In Early 2015 After All, Randy Blythe Points Out
"The new album isn't written yet," the singer says.

POSTED: 09/19/2014 - 02:46 pm

Here Are 10 Reasons Why Today's Music Industry Isn't Too Bad
Got a band? Let us know what it's like getting your music to the world.

POSTED: 09/19/2014 - 02:27 pm

Ace Frehley Rips Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons for 'Trying to Rewrite' KISS' History
The ex-KISS axeman discussed his relatioships with Paul and Gene in new podcast interview.

POSTED: 09/19/2014 - 10:29 am

Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda Is Open to Eminem Collaboration
In a video interview Mike was answering the fans' question.

POSTED: 09/19/2014 - 10:20 am

Musicians React as Scottish Voters Reject Independence in Historic Referendum
Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos and Muse's Matt Bellamy all comment on the result.

POSTED: 09/19/2014 - 10:06 am

Queen Announce New Album 'Queen Forever,' featuring Freddie Mercury
Three previously unheard Freddie vocals to feature - also Michael Jackson collaboration is here.

POSTED: 09/19/2014 - 09:29 am

Bush to Relaunch '90s Albums
Rockers mark 20th anniversary with remastered recordings.

POSTED: 09/19/2014 - 07:56 am

Aphex Twin Reveals His Kids, Wife, Mum and Dad Feature on 'Syro'
Richard D. James also claims that his children have their own Bandcamp page.

POSTED: 09/19/2014 - 06:47 am

Dave Lombardo: 'Slayer to Go on After All Originals Are Gone'
Band's ex-drummer claims manager will keep franchise moving.

POSTED: 09/19/2014 - 06:04 am

Bono Responds to Sharon Osbourne's Twitter Rant: 'What a Shocker'
The Oz's wife has recently slammed U2 as "business moguls."

POSTED: 09/19/2014 - 05:36 am

Apple and U2 Aiming to Revolutionize Music With New Digital Format
"It can't be pirated and will bring back album artwork in the most powerful way," Bono says.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 05:36 pm

So This 'S--tbag' Is Definitely the New Slipknot Drummer
Jay Weinberg called a sack of poo by former bandmate.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 04:47 pm

Seether Vocalist: 'I Would Love to Sing in Nirvana'
Shaun Morgan interested in performing with the band's surviving members.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 03:06 pm

New GWAR Singer Is a Girl, and Her Boobs Shoot Blood
All hail Vulvatron!

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 02:11 pm

Machine Head Postpones North American Tour to Finish Album
Band postpones dates to finish "milestone" record.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 09:38 am

Vinnie Paul Compares Pantera Reunion Odds to Hell Freezing Over
"There is no reunion, and that's all there is to it," Hellyeah drummer says.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 09:22 am

Is Rock Dead? Seether, Buckcherry Members Weigh in
Another response to Mr. Simmons...

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 08:48 am

Bjork Declares Support for Scottish 'Yes' Vote
Voters go to the polls today to decide on whether Scotland should be an independent country.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 07:52 am

First Ever Whitney Houston Live Album to Be Released in November
"Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances" coming soon.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 05:00 am

Ringo Starr on the Future of Rock Music: 'Bands Will Always Come Through'
The former Beatles drummer says he is a big fan of Kasabian.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 04:24 am

Slipknot Share Detailed Look at New Masks in Fresh Clip
No official word on new members' identity, though.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 05:00 pm

Sharon Osbourne Rips U2: 'You Have to Give Your Mediocre Music Away for Free 'Cause No One Wants to Buy It'
"You are just a bunch of middle-aged political groupies," Sharon says.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 02:21 pm

Celldweller Presents 'Lost in Time'
The track is featured in his new EP.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 09:30 am

Mark Knopfler Announces New Solo Album and Tour
Ex-Dire Straits mainman announces "Privateering" follow-up.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 09:20 am

Alex Skolnick Avoids Creative Rut
Testament's guitarist says having broad interests keeps him productive.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 08:52 am

Robert Plant Says Led Zeppelin Reissues Bonus Tracks Contain 'Nothing Relevant'
"What you’re hearing there is mostly work-in-progress stuff," the singer says.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 07:51 am

Motley Crue Reveal Location of Final Farewell Сoncert
"The last few shows are going to be Vegas and LA, because we wanted to end in 2016 in Los Angeles where we started," the singer Vince Neil says.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 05:11 am

Mike Patton Resurrects Fantomas for First Concert in Six Years
The supergroup will play RockOut festival on December 6.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 04:35 am

Corey Taylor: Firing Joey Jordison 'Was One of the Hardest Decisions We Ever Made'
Slipknot frontman opens up about parting ways with the drummer.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 04:19 am

King Crimson to Release Long-Coveted 'Blue Tapes'
Robert Fripp's DGM Live label will unleash "Tapes" on October 13 as part of a massive 24-disc behemoth titled "Starless."

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 03:43 am

Corey Taylor: I'm Probably the Most Famous Person That No One's Ever Heard Of'
"And I'm fine with that; I love that," the singer adds.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 04:54 pm

Mastodon Rock 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' With Subpar 'The Motherload' Performance
Hoped for the best, but vocals are just weak.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 04:05 pm

David Bowie: 'I've Never Heard a Kinks Song That I Didn't Like'
The singer writes sleeve notes for a 50th anniversary box-set "The Essential Kinks."

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 11:05 am

Keith Nelson Slams U2 for 'Telling People Music 'Should Be Treated Like Something Free''
Buckcherry axeman insists that "music has been devalued in the eyes of the consumer."

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 11:04 am

Behemoth to Call It Quits?
Nergal is unsure if band will continue.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 09:15 am

Corey Taylor: Slipknot 'Couldn't Find a Direction' Following Paul Gray's Death
"There were a handful of times where it was just, like, 'What do we do now?'" the frontman recalls.

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

Bono Explains U2 Album Giveaway
Band's new album was given to half a billion iTunes users.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 08:20 am

Foo Fighters Post New Extended Trailer for 'Sonic Highways' Series
"It kinda feels like we've already toured the US, and we haven't even finished the record," Chris Shiflett says.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 07:25 am

Frank Bello: Anthrax Is Working on 'Heavy, Riff-Oriented' and 'Thrashier' New Album
The band bassist opens up about the forthcoming release.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 07:04 am

Leonard Cohen Streams Forthcoming LP 'Popular Problems'
The iconic songwriter's 13th album will come out the day after his 80th birthday.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 05:33 am

Pixies Premiere Superfan-Directed 'Ring the Bell' Video
YouTube stars Lital Mizel and Adi Frimerman created video for the "Indie Cindy" track.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 03:33 am

Foo Fighters Debut New Song 'Outside'
The tune was mixed with "The Pretender" - and it's epic!

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 03:17 am

Ghost Hoping to Release at Least Two More Albums Before Calling It Quits, Nameless Ghoul Says
Nameless Ghoul talks calling it quits, details inside.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 07:27 pm

Meet the New Slipknot Drummer?
Reportedly, but not improbably.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 03:25 pm

Dave Grohl Vows Foos UK Return 'Won't Be Too Long'
He makes promise after Invictus Games set and 3 secret shows - as first album guests are revealed.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 10:26 am

Amy Winehouse Fans Will Not Be 'Ripped Off' With Posthumous Albums
Mitch Winehouse says: "There is no more new music."

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 10:04 am

Slash Explains Former Rift With Paul Stanley
"He called me gay, made fun of my clothes, all sorts of things designed to give him some sort of rock credibility at my expense," the axeman says.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 09:37 am

Testament, Deicide, Crowbar Men Premiere First Track as Devil's Highway
They'll complete debut classic metal album in December.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 09:10 am