general music news:
Devin Townsend: We Played for 50 People on Final Strapping Young Lad Tour, And Now Fans Want Reunion
Hevy Devy talks peculiar behavior of metal fans.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 06:05 pm

Corey Taylor: If I Took Online Comments Seriously, 'I'd Be Curled Up in Fetal Position, Sucking on My Thumb'
"I love it, though," the Slipknot vocalist adds.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 05:19 pm

Led Zeppelin Lose First Round of 'Stairway' Lawsuit
Judge denies motion to dismiss without prejudice.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 04:22 pm

Alice in Chains: Grunge Didn't Kill Glam
"It was a really fun time," Mike Inez says about the abundance of girls in LA during '80s.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 03:14 pm

Exodus: The Big Four Is Really 'The Big One and the Other Three'
"And I love every single one of them," Steve Souza adds.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 02:37 pm

Foo Fighters Unveil 'Something From Nothing' Video
Check out Dave Grohl and co. rocking it hard with Mr. Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 01:52 pm

At the Gates Unveil 'Death and the Labyrinth' Promo
Watch video for track taken from Swedish band's new album.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 12:26 pm

Aerosmith's Joey Kramer 'Better Than Ever' After Heart Scare
"I feel great and the playing is great," the sticksman says.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 12:14 pm

Pearl Jam Premiere New Song 'Moline' Live
Band also performed their 1996 album 'No Code' from start to finish.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 12:06 pm

Deep Purple's Ian Gillan on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: 'Who the Hell Wants to Be in an Institution?'
"I don't think they quite understand what we are," singer said.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 11:57 am

Black Sabbath's Bill Ward Pays Tribute to Metallica's Lars Ulrich: 'He Is an Exceptional Drummer'
"His drum creations have brought the sound of Metallica to the very edge of metal spearhead."

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 11:32 am

Slipknot's New Drummer Paid Respects at Paul Gray's Grave Before Joining
The mysterious new member was taken to the bassist's grave.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 11:14 am

Foo Fighters Perform New Single 'Something From Nothing' Live for the First Time
Band round off week long residency on David Letterman's "The Late Show" with "Sonic Highways" track.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 09:24 am

Ozzy Osbourne: 'Being in a Band Is Dying Art'
"Computer age means modern musicians can't jam," says Sabbath frontman.

POSTED: 10/20/2014 - 08:43 am

Scott Ian: 'There Is No Disharmony Between Anthrax and Belladonna'
Singer blames internet for rumors of disharmony.

POSTED: 10/17/2014 - 11:18 am

Linkin Park Presented New Song 'White Noise' off 'Mall' Soundtrack
The first tune off the band's DJ Joe Hahn's director debut's OST is available for free download.

POSTED: 10/17/2014 - 10:50 am

Hendrix, Bowie, Satriani Announce Black Friday Record Store Day Exclusives
Classic rock will be well represented in this year's Black Friday Record Store Day releases.

POSTED: 10/17/2014 - 10:48 am

Has Phil Rudd Left AC/DC?
New, Rudd-less photo prompts speculation.

POSTED: 10/17/2014 - 10:25 am

Julian Casablancas Says He 'Doesn't Feel Anything' When Playing Strokes Songs
Casablancas says an open mic singer in a bar probably enjoys himself more than he does performing "Last Nite."

POSTED: 10/17/2014 - 10:09 am

U2 Responds to Free Album Critics: 'It Was a Great Thing to Do'
"Most people thought it was great and really thought it was a generous act," the Edge and Bono say.

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

K.K. Downing Doesn't Regret Leaving Judas Priest: 'I Thought That It Had Run Its Course'
"I sent an email saying 'good luck with the new tour, guys' to the management office," says ex-axeman.

POSTED: 10/17/2014 - 05:30 am

If KISS Started Today? 'We'd Be F--ked,' Says Paul Stanley
The frontman also keeps the war of words going, calling Criss and Frehley "flat tires."

POSTED: 10/17/2014 - 05:11 am

Unreleased Bob Dylan Track 'Dress It Up, Better Have It All' Streams Online
"The Basement Tapes Complete" will be released on November 4.

POSTED: 10/17/2014 - 04:22 am

Stream Mark Lanegan Band's New Album 'Phantom Radio'
Listen to the ex-QOTSA singer's new album prior to its release.

POSTED: 10/17/2014 - 04:14 am

Slash: Why Corey Taylor and Sebastian Bach Didn't Join Velvet Revolver
Guitarist explains why neither of two rock titans didn't land the gig, calls Taylor "closest."

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 08:55 pm

Not a Single Artist Went Platinum in 2014, Report Confirms
If "Frozen" soundtrack is excluded, not a single album sold over a million units.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 05:43 pm

No New A7X Album Until 2016, Says M. Shadows
"We have ideas but don't wanna get the rumors swirling just yet," the singer adds.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 04:26 pm

Dave Lombardo: 'Today's Thrash Is Missing the Human Element'
"The drums have absolutely no human element," the drummer tells UG.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 03:17 pm

Slipknot: In Our Absence, Certain Bands Have Taken Music in Negative Direction
"We're not going to allow you to turn music into car insurance or hamburgers," says Corey Taylor.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 02:23 pm

Pixies Announce 25th Anniversary Reissue of 'Doolittle'
The comprehensive package features three discs.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 09:36 am

Corey Taylor Discusses the Upcoming Slipknot Tour With Korn
The two nu metal giants will hit the road together this fall.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 08:56 am

Bob Geldof Blames Himself for Daughter Peaches' Death
The Boomtown Rats singer opens up to ITV News.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 08:42 am

Neil Young: 'We Should Impeach President Obama for Fracking'
Young releases his newest album 'Storytone' on November 3.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 08:38 am

Judas Priest's Rob Halford Thought He Would 'Get Rejection' From Fans After Coming Out as Gay
"Nothing could have been further from the truth," the singer says.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 08:22 am

Nikki Sixx Says 'New Blood' in Rock Proves Gene Simmons Wrong
"Gene's not the first to not have his finger on the pulse, and won't be the last," says bassist.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 07:54 am

Heart Join Foo Fighters for 'Kick It Out' on Letterman
The second performance of the band's week-long residency is available.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 07:27 am

Jim Root: 'At Least One Guy' in Stone Sour Is 'Only Concerned About Money'
Guitarist claims this man just wants to write "poppy rock" songs for the radio.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 06:51 am

The Doors to Receive Classic Rock Inspiration Award
Robby Krieger and John Densmore will collect the award at Classic Rock's Roll of Honour show in November.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 05:25 am

Tremonti Gives Studio Update
Drums in the bag for second solo album from Alter Bridge man.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 05:08 am

Ikey Owens' Cause of Death Revealed
Owens played keyboards in Jack White's band and passed away in Mexico.

POSTED: 10/16/2014 - 03:50 am

New U2 Album Entering UK Charts at Lowest Position in 30 Years
Controversial iTunes decision brought sale drops, "Songs of Innocence" to debut at No. 4.

POSTED: 10/15/2014 - 08:23 pm

Machine Head's Robb Flynn Says His A7X Ripping Was 'Out of Love'
"The thing is, I used to be a drug dealer," Robb notes during the explanation.

POSTED: 10/15/2014 - 01:11 pm

Iggy Pop: 'If I Had to Depend on What I Get From Album Sales I'd Be Tending Bars Between Sets'
Punk hero blasts U2 and praises Thom Yorke in John Peel Lecture.

POSTED: 10/15/2014 - 09:06 am

Ozzy Osbourne to Host Mexican Ozzfest: Ozzfiesta
Singer announces $1900 a ticket event.

POSTED: 10/15/2014 - 08:55 am

Nick Tart Quits Diamond Head
Singer wanted to record new album.

POSTED: 10/15/2014 - 08:34 am

SoundCloud Reveals £18 Million Losses for 2013
"Our overhead base has increased faster than our revenues," the service representatives say.

POSTED: 10/15/2014 - 08:28 am

Neil Young on His Fractured Relationship With David Crosby: 'It Was Fixable. It Didn't Get Fixed'
"There’s nothing to apologize for," he says.

POSTED: 10/15/2014 - 08:23 am

Manic Street Preachers Lead Nominations for Welsh Music Awards
Gruff Rhys and Future of the Left also shortlisted.

POSTED: 10/15/2014 - 08:00 am

Glastonbury's Longtime Head of Production Resigns
Dick Tee has cited "irreconcilable issues" as the reason for his departure.

POSTED: 10/15/2014 - 07:51 am

Foo Fighters to Stream Special 'Sonic Highways' Concert on Facebook
The show will follow the premiere of the band's HBO documentary series.

POSTED: 10/15/2014 - 04:36 am