general music news:
Can Drum Samples Beat Live Drums? Glenn Fricker Launches New Series on How to Record Heavy Drums
"Samples will get the job done, but there's absolutely no art involved."

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 05:09 pm

Grateful Dead Reunion Concert Tickets Being Resold for $15,000
Original price was between $59.50 and $199.50.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 04:36 pm

Rock Concerts Cause Hearing Damage After Mere 28 Seconds, World Health Organization Warns
1.1 billion young people at risk of permanent hearing damage, 43 million people already living with it.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 03:49 pm

Kid Rock is 'Flabbergasted' by Beyonce's Popularity
Fans go on attack after Rock questions pop diva's status.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 08:28 am

Finnish Punk Band With Learning Disabilities Selected for Eurovision
PKN will be the first punk act to perform at the song contest.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 07:33 am

Jimmy Page on 'Manufactured' One Direction: 'They're Not My Cup of Tea'
Led Zeppelin guitarist also talks solo work.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 06:18 am

Phil Labonte: 'Eric Garner Was Killed by the Government, Not the Police'
All That Remains frontman talks Garner killing in new interview.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 06:07 am

New Faith No More Song 'Superhero' Available for Streaming
Band's new single released.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 05:23 am

Anthrax's Scott Ian Doesn't Blame Tenacious D for Grammy Win
"Complain about the Grammys, not Tenacious D," Ian says.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 05:12 am

Dimebag Darrell's Grave Reportedly Desecrated By Young Metal Musician
"We paid douchebag Darrell a visit, we spit on his grave, stole a pair of cowboy boots, and i wrote 'FAG' on his grave."

POSTED: 03/01/2015 - 03:51 pm

David Gilmour's Future Plans: 'There's No Room for Pink Floyd'
Gilmour plans to finish solo album instead.

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 10:31 am

Soen Featuring Ex-Opeth Drummer Martin Lopez Release 'Kuraman' Lyric Video
Swedish prog rock group unveil the lyric video for "Kuraman."

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 06:59 am

Scott Weiland 'Exhilarated' by Wildabouts Work
Singer says "Blaster" captures the excitement of early days of Stone Temple Pilots.

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 06:11 am

Billy Corgan Calls for Rock Stars to Take 'Aggressive' Stance Against Pop Music
Smashing Pumpkins frontman says "everybody belongs on their own side of the street for a good reason."

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 05:59 am

D.J. Ashba: Record Labels 'Don't Have the Budgets They Used To'
"Nowadays, record labels just aren't spending money," Guns N' Roses guitarist says.

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 04:21 am

Korn Sued By Original Drummer David Silveria
Silveria claims he still has ownership interest in Korn.

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 03:47 am

Songwriting Sessions for Tool's Next Album Are 'Progressing Nicely'
Singer Maynard James Keenan expects to "begin writing melodies and content 'soon.'"

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 03:14 am

Today in Metal Salaries: Devin Townsend Makes $5,000 a Month
Before taxes.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 05:30 pm

David Coverdale and Ritchie Blackmore Have Discussed Possible Reunion
"We discussed the idea of getting back together in some way, which was Jon Lord's wish," Whitesnake frontman says.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 03:45 pm

Black Veil Brides Singer Jumps Into Crowd to Fight Heckler During Concert
"I'm so sick of people like you," Andy Biersack shouts to the member of the audience.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 02:42 pm

U2's Joshua Tree Vandalized With a Hacksaw
The landmark featured on the 1987 album has been damaged.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 08:45 am

Ministry's Al Jourgensen Launches Surgical Meth Machine
Jourgensen describes new project as "eyeball-popping," says "there's nothing under 220bpm on there."

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 08:16 am

Lamb of God Singer Randy Blythe's Memoir 'Dark Days' Gets Official Release Date
Randy Blythe's book set for release on July 14.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 07:30 am

Nevermore Officially Over, Jeff Cordle Joins Ex-Members' Band
Nevermore for nevermore.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 06:32 am

Foo Fighters Named Best International Band at Brit Awards
Royal Blood take home Best British Group.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 06:21 am

Whitesnake Reveal 'The Purple Album'
David Coverdale introduces collection of reimagined tracks from his Deep Purple era.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 05:25 am

In This Moment: As Long as Musicians Are Emotionally Projecting Themselves, People Will Feel It
"People know when it's not real," frontmwoman Maria Brink tells UG.

POSTED: 02/25/2015 - 06:36 pm

Earnings and Attendance: See How Much Money Foo Fighters, Nickelback, Mastodon Grossed at Recent Shows
The Foos stand out as only act to gross over $1 million.

POSTED: 02/25/2015 - 05:59 pm

Dave Mustaine: 'Being in a Band With People Is Closest You Can Get Without Having Sex With Each Other'
"Because that's the only place left for you to go," Megadeth frontman adds.

POSTED: 02/25/2015 - 03:01 pm

KISS Admit to Using Backing Tapes on Japanese Tour
Band insist they have "nothing to hide."

POSTED: 02/25/2015 - 08:41 am

Corey Taylor: 'Slipknot Never Take Success for Granted'
Singer describes headlining festivals as "a gift."

POSTED: 02/25/2015 - 08:31 am

Yoko Ono Hits Back Against Ageist Critics: 'Don't Stop Me!'
The electronica pioneer compares herself to Iggy Pop in open letter.

POSTED: 02/25/2015 - 05:28 am

Aerosmith Have 'No Plans' to Return to Studio
"We're not quite sure when we might get back in the studio," guitarist Brad Whitford says.

POSTED: 02/25/2015 - 03:52 am

Twisted Sister: 'Rock Is Severely in Trouble, It's Aging and Not Regenerating With the Youth'
"There are no rock bands coming up that are that enormous that are that young," says guitarist Jay Jay French.

POSTED: 02/24/2015 - 05:18 pm

Gibson Black Beauty, 'The Holy Grail of Guitars,' Sold for $335,500
The guitar was bought by Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay.

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

Slash Reveals Why He Wears Sunglasses
Guitarist admits reason for wearing shades.

POSTED: 02/24/2015 - 08:20 am

Marilyn Manson: 'I'm Not a Sexist, But I Incite Misogynist Characteristics'
Manson talks attitude towards women in new interview.

POSTED: 02/24/2015 - 06:54 am

1977 Iron Maiden Lineup Reunites for First Time in 37 Years
Early days line-up may enter studio to record Maiden classics.

POSTED: 02/24/2015 - 06:23 am

Here's Exactly How Tommy Lee's 'Cruecifly' Drum Kit Works
Now you know, why Lee's sticks don't fall when he is upside-down.

POSTED: 02/24/2015 - 05:11 am

Jimi Hendrix Animated in Final Interview
Clip of conversation recorded the week before he died in 1970 features in web series.

POSTED: 02/24/2015 - 04:45 am

Noel Gallagher Says He'll Reform Oasis for 'Half a Billion'
"If somebody puts that on the table, I'll pack my bags in the morning and say, 'How many gigs do you want?'" said Gallagher.

POSTED: 02/24/2015 - 04:26 am

Steven Adler Claims That Reunited Classic GN'R Album Would 'Blow 'Appetite for Destruction' Away'
"I think we could make an even bigger kicka-s record," the drummer says.

POSTED: 02/23/2015 - 07:51 pm

Gear Guide: How to Sound Like David Gilmour
Check out the budget and blowout options to get the Pink Floyd master's sound.

POSTED: 02/23/2015 - 05:21 pm

Kurt Cobain Talks Guitars: 'I Can't Find a Gibson I Like'
"We're just musically and rhythmically retarded," Nirvana frontman said.

POSTED: 02/23/2015 - 04:25 pm

Petition Demands That Facebook Stops Charging Bands to Reach Fans
"You need $2,000 dollars from a band barely making ends meet just so they can talk to a fan base."

POSTED: 02/23/2015 - 03:48 pm

Researchers Warning of Learned Deafness as One of Uprising Issues of Modern Society
Constant noise causing humans to "lose the ability to engage with the environment the way we were built to."

POSTED: 02/23/2015 - 01:19 pm

'Metallica: Some Kind of Monster' Director Dead at 58
Bruce Sinofsky passes away after battle with diabetes.

POSTED: 02/23/2015 - 10:03 am

Geddy Lee: Rush Have to Slow Down 'Dramatically'
"Everyone's in a different space right now" according to bassist.

POSTED: 02/23/2015 - 09:48 am

Royal Blood Turned Down Band Aid 30 Offer Because They Couldn't Sing Bono's Lyric
"We'd only do it if Ben could dress up as Bono."

POSTED: 02/23/2015 - 09:34 am

Rob Halford: Heavy Metal is 'An Alpha-Male-Dominated World'
Singer talks male dominance of metal in new interview.

POSTED: 02/23/2015 - 09:23 am