general music news:
First Photo Of New Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow Line-Up Emerges
Band are set to play series of shows in 2016

POSTED: 11/30/2015 - 02:14 pm

Mike Portnoy Says He's One of the Hardest Working Drummers in the World
"I work my ass off for what I have," Portnoy states.

POSTED: 11/30/2015 - 02:05 pm

Clutch's Neil Fallon Describes Playing in Paris After Terror Attacks as 'Most Moving Concert Experience'
"It wasn't about rock and roll. It was about the fans. It was about Paris," frontman states.

POSTED: 11/30/2015 - 01:44 pm

Sinead O'Connor Posted a Suicide Note on Facebook
Singer said she took an "overdose" in an undisclosed hotel somewhere in Ireland...

POSTED: 11/30/2015 - 01:52 am

Maynard: 'No One on This Planet Wants the New Tool Album Done More Than I Do'
"Just. Fucking. Done."

POSTED: 11/29/2015 - 05:43 pm

Breaking Benjamin Frontman: 'Star Wars: Battlefront' Game 'Sucks Shit!'
EA wanted to pay him to advertise the game, he took the disc and smashed it.

POSTED: 11/29/2015 - 03:39 pm

Kerry King: 'Paris Attacks Are an Example of Negative Influence of Organized Religion'
"I am surprised that it took the terrorists this long to target a rock concert."

POSTED: 11/29/2015 - 02:21 pm

Mikael Akerfeldt Sees Each Opeth Record as a Possible Last
"It's a healthy thing to not look to the future too much," Opeth mainman states.

POSTED: 11/28/2015 - 12:45 pm

'I'm a Metalhead and a Muslim': Algerian Metallers Respond Accusations of 'Devil Worship' From Conservative TV Network
Conservatives have accused metal music of corrupting youths.

POSTED: 11/28/2015 - 12:22 pm

Motorhead Guitarist Rushed to Hospital, Band Forced to Concert Cancellation
Phil Campbell taken to hospital due to undisclosed illness.

POSTED: 11/27/2015 - 08:01 pm

Metallica: What We Learned From 'Through the Never' Movie Debacle
"The way life is now in the entertainment field, ESPECIALLY movies..."

POSTED: 11/27/2015 - 07:49 pm

RHCP's Flea on Thanksgiving: 'Native Americans Were Slaughtered, Robbed, and Raped'
"I am very thankful, but we still murdered the Indians in my thoughts."

POSTED: 11/27/2015 - 07:32 pm

Download Festival Police Force Add Subculture Hatecrimes to Offence List
Move comes after campaigning from Sophie Lancaster Foundation.

POSTED: 11/27/2015 - 03:02 pm

Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin Members and Henry Rollins Amongst Musicians Calling for 'Ambitious' Climate Change Deal
A number of famous musicians have singed open letter directed at attendees of this year's COP21 conference.

POSTED: 11/27/2015 - 02:32 pm

Reunion of Classic David Lee Roth Band Line-Up Cancelled by Fire Marshal
Roth, Vai, Sheehan et al. were due to appear at Lucky Strike Live.

POSTED: 11/27/2015 - 01:59 pm

Rush: Streaming Services Treat Musicians Poorly, They've Devalued Music
"But there's nothing you can do about it - people want convenience."

POSTED: 11/26/2015 - 09:08 pm

GN'R Are Now Selling Classic-Lineup Merch, It's Actually a Pretty Big Deal and a Strong Reunion Hint
From a legal standpoint, this is a big deal.

POSTED: 11/26/2015 - 08:16 pm

Guitarist Explains How He Made Over $5,000 in Album Sales Thanks to a Viral YouTube Video
"I am a musician full time and that often means I am unable to support myself every month, which is why I went into debt."

POSTED: 11/26/2015 - 05:50 pm

This Guitar Neck Is Supposed to Be 'Indestructible': Here's What Happens When It's Put Into Deep Freezer
...and then shifted into a sauna... and it doesn't have a truss rod!

POSTED: 11/26/2015 - 04:37 pm

Tony Iommi Says He Wants New Black Sabbath Album, But Geezer Butler Doesn't
Guitarist also suggests that EP of leftover "13" material could be in the pipeline.

POSTED: 11/26/2015 - 12:42 pm

Stone Sour Guitarist: These Are the Things Beginner Guitarists Overlook
"People tend to overlook this stuff when they're starting out."

POSTED: 11/25/2015 - 08:57 pm

Eagles of Death Metal Open Up About Horrors of Paris Attack for the First Time, Full Interview Available
This is the first interview the group gave after the terrorist attack.

POSTED: 11/25/2015 - 08:46 pm

John Frusciante Is Giving Away Six Albums' Worth of Music, Take a Listen
"I am grateful that I still have an audience, considering that I do not make music preconceived to conform to 'what people want.'"

POSTED: 11/25/2015 - 07:32 pm

Problem Many Modern Metal Bands Are Facing Is That They All Sound the Same, Producer Explains
Will Putney man also shares a few secrets on how to get a unique sound.

POSTED: 11/25/2015 - 06:19 pm

David Draiman: People Who Bitch About Disturbed Online 'Aren't Really Worth Our Time'
"I don't read those things anymore. I look at the numbers," Disturbed singer states.

POSTED: 11/25/2015 - 02:10 pm

Eagles of Death Metal Drummer: 'I'm Counting Down the Days Until I Get to Finish the Paris Concert'
"I am forever changed but hold fast to the love around us."

POSTED: 11/24/2015 - 10:18 pm

Kirk Hammett Suggests His Guitar Playing on New Metallica Album Will Be Very Different Than Before
"It's really, really strange, because I didn't expect this."

POSTED: 11/24/2015 - 09:47 pm

Revolution: Thanks to This New Gizmo, You Will Never Lose Your Pick Again
"No adhesive required. Instant access to your pick."

POSTED: 11/24/2015 - 08:20 pm

Slash Confirms His Schedule Has Been Cleared for the Exact Period When GN'R Reunion Tour Is Reported to Happen
"No Conspirators tour next summer."

POSTED: 11/24/2015 - 05:18 pm

Primus Unveil Claymation Video for 'Candyman'
Clip accompanies band's version of "Willy Wonka" track.

POSTED: 11/24/2015 - 12:02 pm

Fourth Annual 'Metallica Night' to Be Held in San Francisco
Metallica will once again be performing the national anthem and throwing the first pitch.

POSTED: 11/24/2015 - 11:52 am

Courtney Love Defends Justin Bieber for Wearing Nirvana Shirt: 'You're Cool in My Book'
Hole singer defends Biebs from the haters in new Twitter post.

POSTED: 11/24/2015 - 10:23 am

Destruction Frontman Calls Out 'Overrated' Lamb of God for Canceling Euro Tour After Paris Attacks
"A nice way the let fear win over freedom."

POSTED: 11/23/2015 - 08:05 pm

David Gilmour: There's Something Magical About This Old Guitar, I Haven't Got a Spare for It
Pink Floyd guitar master talks guitars.

POSTED: 11/23/2015 - 07:25 pm

Learn Something: Here's How to Switch to Drop D Tuning By Ear Very Fast and Very Easy
"No guitar tuner necessary."

POSTED: 11/23/2015 - 06:18 pm

Def Leppard Hit Out at Young Artists: We Wanted to Make Music, They Wanna Be on YouTube
"In this world sometimes the more you give, the more people take."

POSTED: 11/23/2015 - 05:30 pm

Lemmy Addresses Paris Attacks: Don't Let ISIS Asshole Cowards Frighten You
"Those people are so dumb. Do you think it's gonna be a heroic thing to kill innocent people?"

POSTED: 11/23/2015 - 04:26 pm

David Ellefson: Megadeth 'Aren't a Religious Band. We're Not on a Religious Tirade'
Megadeth bassist talks faith and music in new interview.

POSTED: 11/23/2015 - 01:52 pm

Foo Fighters Giving Away Free 'Saint Cecilia' EP!
You can grab a free copy of 5-track EP right now!

POSTED: 11/23/2015 - 09:44 am

Video: Eagles of Death Metal Open Up About Paris Attack in Very Emotional Interview
"A great reason why so many were killed is because so many people wouldn't leave their friends - so many people put themselves in front of people."

POSTED: 11/22/2015 - 04:08 pm

Report: ISIS Is Targeting to Attack Five Finger Death Punch Concert
Ultimately, the Milan show was postponed.

POSTED: 11/22/2015 - 03:01 pm

Deftones Frontman: I'm a Justin Bieber Fan, Here's Why
"I don't know how surprised people will be about that."

POSTED: 11/21/2015 - 09:40 pm

Jimmy Page Performs 'Rock and Roll' With Guns N' Roses, Nirvana Members in Seattle
Led Zeppelin guitarist performs live for the first time in four years.

POSTED: 11/21/2015 - 01:07 pm

Dave Navarro on New Jane's Addiction Album: 'My Hope Is That We Would Always Be Recording'
Guitarist hopes band will return to recording studio.

POSTED: 11/21/2015 - 12:23 pm

Dave Lombardo Forms Punk Band Dead Cross With Members of The Locust and Retox
Drumming legend Dave Lombardo has formed a new band called Dead Cross with a unique cast to round out the punk band's lineup.

POSTED: 11/21/2015 - 09:50 am

Foo Fighters Preview New Song 'Nothing's Set in Stone', Reveal Names of Five Tracks Recorded in Austin
Band premieres riff from new track on cryptic countdown website.

POSTED: 11/20/2015 - 01:14 pm

Richard Fortus Suggests That He's Still in Guns N' Roses
Rumored reunion may not feature all-original members after all.

POSTED: 11/20/2015 - 10:10 am

Joe Bonamassa Is Only 38, But He's Already Thinking About Retirement
"I'm not going to overstay my welcome."

POSTED: 11/19/2015 - 08:38 pm

Rush: The Album We Worked on for 15 Months, and Still Didn't Turn Out Right
It was recorded after a 6-year hiatus enforced by Neil Peart losing his daughter and wife 10 months apart.

POSTED: 11/19/2015 - 08:17 pm

Tool Are Helping Launch the Fundraiser for 'The Future of Drums,' Check Out What It's About
It's called the Mandala Drum V3 System.

POSTED: 11/19/2015 - 07:58 pm