general music news:
Slipknot's KnotFest to Return to California This October
Band's namesake festival is back for 2015.

POSTED: 05/27/2015 - 08:11 am

Neil Young Posts New Song Critisizing Starbucks
Young releasing his third album this year.

POSTED: 05/27/2015 - 07:51 am

Paul Di'Anno: 'My Children Have Pushed Me to Stay Off Drugs'
Former Iron Maiden singer talks addiction in new interview.

POSTED: 05/27/2015 - 07:18 am

Man Reportedly Shot, Two Men Missing at This Year's Rocklahoma Festival
Also, Linkin Park and Volbeat's sets canceled due to bad weather.

POSTED: 05/27/2015 - 07:07 am

Third Man Records on The White Stripes' future: 'Let's move on, Jack and Meg Have'
A statement from the label addresses recent press reports and states that White is working with the Dead Weather.

POSTED: 05/27/2015 - 06:17 am

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith Jams With Kids for Charity Event
The drummer raised over $80,000 for Little Kids Rock in the event at Facebook HQ.

POSTED: 05/27/2015 - 05:40 am

Recent FFDP Onstage Meltdown Happened Because Singer Was 'Sh-tfaced Drunk,' Guitarist Explains
"I'm probably not supposed to be talking about this."

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 08:17 pm

Mark Tremonti Shares Top 5 Tips for Guitarists: 'I Was Terrible When I Picked Up the Guitar'
"Learn all five pentatonic scales."

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 05:38 pm

Slayer's Kerry King: Metal Fans Are More Open Minded Than Before
Guitarist remembers the time Slayer fans "pummeled" Alice in Chains.

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 05:10 pm

Whitesnake's David Coverdale: 'If Somebody Develops Cure for Cancer, There Will Still Be Haters'
"How f--king dare you criticize me, dude? F--k off to your bedroom."

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 04:52 pm

Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Tenacious D and More Added to 'Guitar Hero Live'
Over 40 songs right now, full list inside.

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 03:39 pm

John Frusciante Will No Longer Release Music
"If I took the public into consideration at all, I wasn't going to grow and I wasn't going to learn."

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 03:15 pm

Duff McKagan: 'I'm Too Old to Comment on the Current State of Rock'
Bassist also talks enduring legacy of Guns N' Roses.

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 08:10 am

Jack White on White Stripes Reunion: 'That Time Is Gone'
Guitarist reveals that Meg White won't speak to him.

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 07:48 am

Check Out Video of GWAR Interviewing for Job at Vice Magazine
We're guessing they didn't get it...

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 07:35 am

BB King Was Murdered, His Daughters Claim
Detectives open investigation after allegations that guitarist was poisoned by manager.

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 07:13 am

Trent Reznor Thanked for Batman Work
NIN mastermind credited as music consultant for "Batman: Arkham Knight" video game, out in June.

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 06:14 am

Led Zeppelin Respond to 'Stairway to Heaven' Lawsuit
Legal filing denies classic track was taken from Spirit track "Taurus."

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 06:00 am

Sebastian Bach Says Bassist Rachel Bolan Is Skid Row's Bill Ward
Former frontman hits out at bassist while former drummer says reunion is highly unlikely.

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 05:33 am

Faith No More on Their Future: 'We Don't Have a Plan After This Tour or This Record'
Band released new album "Sol Invictus" earlier this month.

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 05:22 am

Steven Wilson Explains Move to Electronic Sound
Why "Hand. Cannot. Erase." concept needed a 21st-century feel.

POSTED: 05/26/2015 - 04:57 am

Art Garfunkel on Paul Simon: 'He's a Jerk and a Monster'
"What's going on with you, you idiot?"

POSTED: 05/25/2015 - 08:09 pm

RHCP Producer: 'Anthony Kiedis Was Completely Non-Functional Heroin Addict, Absolutely AWOL'
"He would come into the studio and his face would be green," Michael Beinhorn tells UG.

POSTED: 05/25/2015 - 07:32 pm

Sharon Osbourne: 'Lars Ulrich Needs a Good Slap Sometimes, But We Love Him'
"He's a bit of a bigmouth."

POSTED: 05/25/2015 - 02:14 pm

Igor Cavalera: Sepultura Is Deteriorating as a Brand With the Current Lineup
"It's tough, there's nothing we can do about it."

POSTED: 05/25/2015 - 01:22 pm

Chester Bennington: STP Vocalist Position Was 'Vacant' Long Before Weiland Was Fired
Bennington addresses replacing Weiland in new interview.

POSTED: 05/25/2015 - 08:42 am

Man Dies After Falling From Catwalk at Chevelle Concert
24 year old fan fatally injured during band's show.

POSTED: 05/25/2015 - 08:13 am

Chris Cornell to Release New Solo Album This Fall
Record will be accompanied by acoustic tour according to reports.

POSTED: 05/25/2015 - 08:03 am

U2 Change 'Pride (In the Name of Love)' Lyrics to Celebrate Irish Gay Marriage Ruling
"We have true equality in Ireland," Bono states.

POSTED: 05/25/2015 - 07:55 am

Perry Farrell Was 'Very Angry' the First Time Metallica Played Lollapalooza
Jane's Addiction singer admits he was "kind of harsh" to thrash legends.

POSTED: 05/25/2015 - 07:45 am

Geezer Butler Has 'No Idea' if Black Sabbath Final Tour Will Happen
Sabbath also say they haven't started work on a new album.

POSTED: 05/25/2015 - 06:34 am

Ace Frehley: 'I'd Have Made It With or Without KISS'
Guitarist says hard work and perseverance is the key to success in music business.

POSTED: 05/25/2015 - 05:45 am

Scott Weiland 'Technically' Still in Art of Anarchy
Guitarist Bumblefoot says legal steps would have to be taken for singer to walk away.

POSTED: 05/25/2015 - 05:27 am

Mac Poole, the Drummer Who Turned Down Led Zeppelin, Passes Away
Poole lost a long battle with throat cancer.

POSTED: 05/24/2015 - 02:58 pm

Corey Taylor: 'Fall Out Boy Are Going to 'Save Rock 'n' Roll' With That Sh-t? Are You F--king Kidding Me?!'
"That's you saving f--king rock and roll? No, I don't think so."

POSTED: 05/24/2015 - 02:32 pm

The Latest Verified Photo of Robert Johnson Does Not Show the Blues Legend, Experts Insist
Only two undisputed photos now remain.

POSTED: 05/24/2015 - 02:20 pm

Michael Jackson's Bassist, 'Grandfather of Slap' Louis Johnson Passes Away at 60
The grandfather of slap technique left us due to unknown causes.

POSTED: 05/23/2015 - 07:08 pm

Slayer Name 11th Album After 'Hannemanthem'
"Repentless" to be released on September 11.

POSTED: 05/22/2015 - 10:34 am

Roger Daltrey Threatens to Walk Out of the Who Gig After Smelling Marijuana
Frontman is allergic to the drug.

POSTED: 05/22/2015 - 07:30 am

Brian May Hints at Recording New Queen Material With Adam Lambert
The Queen legend talks about what the future holds.

POSTED: 05/22/2015 - 05:59 am

Muse's Matt Bellamy 'Talked About Conspiracy Theories With Former Secretary of State Colin Powell'
Singer speaks about White House encounter.

POSTED: 05/22/2015 - 05:27 am

Zakk Wylde Admits Backstage Life Is Boring Since He Quit Drinking
"I hang out with my yoga instructor a lot."

POSTED: 05/22/2015 - 04:51 am

Alex Lifeson Opens Up on Arthritis Agony
Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson admits pain in hands and feet is worse than ever - and Geddy Lee fears it'll be main factor in end of touring career.

POSTED: 05/22/2015 - 04:33 am

Steven Wilson: 'Guthrie Govan Is Naturally Inclined to Do Things Which Are Impressive, But Not Necessarily Right for the Song'
"If you can get him in the right space, he's exquisite."

POSTED: 05/21/2015 - 03:04 pm

Mike Portnoy: How Lars Ulrich Became My Role Model
"And I'm not even talking about the marketing side."

POSTED: 05/21/2015 - 01:44 pm

Black Sabbath Reunite With Bill Ward to Accept Lifetime Achievement Award
The ceremony took place as a part of 60th Ivor Novello Awards.

POSTED: 05/21/2015 - 01:12 pm

Turns Out Justin Bieber Is a Pretty Good Drummer, Watch Him Play
The Biebz can hold the groove.

POSTED: 05/21/2015 - 12:54 pm

Tom DeLonge Describes Plans for His Own Record Label as a 'New Adventure'
Singer plots "audio-visual landscapes" and a flagship retail store in California.

POSTED: 05/21/2015 - 08:59 am

Ministry's Mike Scaccia Was Told He Had Five Years to Live
Guitarist was warned before his shock death in 2012, according to friend Bruce Corbitt.

POSTED: 05/21/2015 - 08:46 am

Paul Stanley: 'KISS Can Move Forward Without New Album'
Frontman says it's not necessary for the band to write new music.

POSTED: 05/21/2015 - 08:06 am