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Dave Grohl Says New Foo Fighters Song Was Inspired by Nirvana's Demise
"I didn't want to make music any more after Nirvana, then time went on and I thought wait a minute, music is the one thing that's going to help me start over," he recalled.

POSTED: 10/30/2014 - 12:17 pm

 
Michael Eavis Rules Out Possibility of Queen or Fleetwood Mac Headlining Glastonbury in 2015
Both bands had been among bookmakers' favourites for a headline next year.

POSTED: 10/30/2014 - 11:55 am

 
Paul Simon-Themed Exhibit to Open at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
It will be devoted to life and career of the singer in and out of Simon and Garfunkel.

POSTED: 10/30/2014 - 11:27 am

 
Nick Oliveri Talks Working With Dave Grohl and Corey Taylor
"I felt I was in a band and every single person was just killing it."

POSTED: 10/30/2014 - 11:12 am

 
Jimmy Page Explains Why Led Zeppelin Didn't Continue After John Bonham's Death
"Each of the members was important to the sum total of what we were," says guitarist.

POSTED: 10/30/2014 - 10:58 am

 
Watch Heart Cover Foo Fighters' 'No Way Back'
The Wilson sisters respond to Foos' rendition of "Kick It Out."

POSTED: 10/30/2014 - 09:16 am

 
Police Quote Song Titles in Appeal for Return of Stolen Oasis Portrait
Painting of band was stolen from a Bury art gallery on October 27.

POSTED: 10/30/2014 - 09:10 am

 
Petrucci Can't Write Short Songs
Dream Theater man says the urge to wig out is often too strong to resist.

POSTED: 10/30/2014 - 08:31 am

 
Kinks Wouldn't Stand a Chance These Days
Ray Davies says he's not "pretty" enough for modern pop scene.

POSTED: 10/30/2014 - 08:17 am

 
The Dead Weather Stream New Song 'Buzzkill(er)'
The track was originally released as part of Third Man Records' 'Vault' subscription series.

POSTED: 10/30/2014 - 07:54 am

 
Here's How to Record Heavy Bass Guitar
Glenn Fricker shares studio tips and tricks, pay attention!

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 10:02 pm

 
Metallica Announce Week-Long Residency at 'Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson'
Music and 'Tallica chat for whole seven days, launch confirmed for November 17.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 09:36 pm

 
Police Violently Arrests Subway Musician Even After Confirming He Didn't Break Any Laws
Aggressive behavior sparks heavy protest, check out the incident inside.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 04:32 pm

 
Slipknot Claim No. 1 on US Charts With '.5: The Gray Chapter'
The band's latest effort shipped 132,000 units within the first week.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 03:44 pm

 
Wu-Tang Clan Reveals Epic Artwork for 'A Better Tomorrow'
It's really gorgeous, especially when viewed as a GIF.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 12:21 pm

 
Tarja Turunen Says She 'Hasn't Been Interested' in Hearing Any of Nightwish's Recent Music
"Of course, it's a part of history - it's a very, very important part of my musical history," she admits.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 12:13 pm

 
Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil Debuts Solo Track 'To the Bone'
The song was recorded under the name ZZC for "Radio 1 Rescores: Drive."

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 12:04 pm

 
Dave Lombardo: 'Drummers Who Are Playing Fast Are Pushing a Rhythm to a Inhumanly Possible Tempo'
"That is pure energy," says legendary drummer.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 11:34 am

 
AC/DC's Brian Johnson Backs Dementia Charity
Singer surprises staff just weeks after Malcolm Young's illness is confirmed.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 10:53 am

 
Fripp's Crimson Vision Impressive Yet Again, Says Tony Levin
Bassist Tony believes band's 8th lineup has secured "truly progressive" prog sound.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 10:48 am

 
Rise Against Run on 'Pure Adrenaline'
Tim McIlrath says fans should expect to hear plenty from "The Black Market" on upcoming tour.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 06:27 am

 
QOTSA's Dean Fertita to Replace Ikey Owens in Jack White's Band
Fertita has played with White in the Dead Weather.

POSTED: 10/29/2014 - 06:20 am

 
Nickelback: 'The Second We Can't Say Anything New, We Should Stop'
"I would be bored to death if we just played one kind of music," says Chad Kroeger.

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 06:39 pm

 
Mastodon Rock 'Letterman' With 'The Motherload,' Footage Surfaces
Band brings their A-game, but Brent Hinds' hair steals the show.

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 05:22 pm

 
Scott Ian Remembers Crying With Gene Simmons Over Jiminy Cricket
Anthrax guitarist reveals KISS bassist's soft side.

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 04:44 pm

 
Alice in Chains Present Menacing 'Phantom Limb' Video Via BitTorrent Bundle
Check out the latest "The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here" clip inside.

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 03:43 pm

 
Metallica's Lars Ulrich Performs Concert With His 86-Year-Old Father, Photos Available
The jam took place at Wundergrund festival in Copenhagen.

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 03:11 pm

 
Black Veil Brides Draw on 'Morbid' Inspiration
Suicide was catalyst for track "Drag Me to the Grave."

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 12:18 pm

 
David Gilmour Plans to Release New Solo Album in 2015
"The Endless River" might be the last Pink Floyd album ever - but who says Pink Floyd is the only Gilmour's thing?

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 11:57 am

 
Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme to Appear in Comedy Series 'Toast of London'
Frontman will play a love rival to Matt Berry's character in forthcoming second series.

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 11:46 am

 
Placebo Announce Brian Molko Book
Band to play 18 dates kicking off in February.

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 10:59 am

 
Slash Was on a 'Different Planet' at School
Guitarist says he found it hard to fit in when he was younger.

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 10:45 am

 
Bastille Reveal Brand New Track 'The Driver'
From BBC's "Drive" score and "Other People's Heartache Pt.III."

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 10:08 am

 
Exodus Holt Slams 'Paranoid Society' Over Fan Arrest
Guitarist says basic research would have shown James Evans was not a threat.

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 09:59 am

 
Jack White, Marcus Mumford, Elvis Costello and More Feature on 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Live Album
The record will be released in January 2015.

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 09:42 am

 
Gene Simmons Says Women Should 'Stop Depending on Men'
The frontman says women should "get married and or have children."

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 06:45 am

 
Eric Clapton Shares Jack Bruce Tribute Song 'For Jack'
The legendary guitarist pays tribute to the late bandmate.

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 06:30 am

 
Eddie Vedder and Liam Gallagher to Perform With the Who Band as Part of Teenage Cancer Trust Gig Next Month
They will be joined by the likes of Geddy Lee, James Dean Bradfield, Brody Dalle and Wilko Johnson.

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 06:25 am

 
Slayer Set Sights on 40 Years
Thrash giants vow to keep going - as fan plans to sell car for tour tickets.

POSTED: 10/28/2014 - 06:16 am

 
Exodus Unleash Old-School New Video 'Blood In, Blood Out'
Check out the latest album's title track clip inside.

POSTED: 10/27/2014 - 04:58 pm

 
Pink Floyd: 'One Direction Have Some Good Songs'
Nick Mason calls "The X Factor" show "brilliant television."

POSTED: 10/27/2014 - 04:17 pm

 
Marilyn Manson Streaming New Single
"Third Day of a Seven Day Binge" posted online.

POSTED: 10/27/2014 - 01:18 pm

 
Ozzy Can't Recall All His Strange Studio Sessions
Lita Ford was best and Miss Piggy was worst - but singer suspects more surprise tracks will turn up.

POSTED: 10/27/2014 - 12:34 pm

 
Staind Frontman Screws Up National Anthem lyrics at World Series
Aaron Lewis forgets words after slamming Christina Aguilera for doing the same.

POSTED: 10/27/2014 - 12:30 pm

 
Pink Floyd's Nick Mason Compares Roger Waters to Stalin
Says it took four years to recover from his departure.

POSTED: 10/27/2014 - 12:24 pm

 
Stream Bob Dylan's 'The Basement Tapes' Complete
The collection of 138 tracks will be released on November 4.

POSTED: 10/27/2014 - 10:40 am

 
Cream Bandmates Hail Jack Bruce
Baker and Clapton lead tributes following bassist and vocalist's death at 71.

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

 
Fans Hope for Oasis Reunion Following News of Beady Eye Split
Liam Gallagher confirms split, with many fans speculating as to what the future holds for the frontman.

POSTED: 10/27/2014 - 09:48 am

 
Avenged Sevenfold to Begin Writing New Album by Next Summer
"The most important thing for us is to get that spark and that fire to start," says M. Shadows.

POSTED: 10/27/2014 - 09:35 am

 
Exclusive: Sigur Ros Unveil Instrumental Renditions of 'Kveikur' Tracks
Stream vocal-free rendition of "Bláþráður" exclusively on UG.

POSTED: 10/27/2014 - 09:01 am