general music news:
Metallica Wraps Up Ferguson Residency With 'Sad But True,' Performance Footage of All Five Songs Available
Week-long residency ended on Friday; official footage available inside.

POSTED: 11/23/2014 - 01:46 pm

Bono Apologizes for His iTunes Apology
Singer calls iTunes release "one of the proudest moments in U2's history."

POSTED: 11/22/2014 - 01:26 pm

Ian Gillan: 'To Be a World-Class Musician Now, You Don't Even Have to Be Able to Play an Instrument'
"Now it's all about people using their eyes to listen to music, not their ears," says Deep Purple vocalist.

POSTED: 11/22/2014 - 12:10 pm

Korn Want Pantera Reunion Featuring Zakk Wylde to Happen: 'That Would Be Insane!'
"Zakk would be perfect," Munky and Ray Luzier agree.

POSTED: 11/21/2014 - 01:17 pm

Jim Root Calls Stone Sour 'A Sinking Ship'
Guitarist criticizes band for recording covers album in new interview.

POSTED: 11/21/2014 - 10:39 am

Ozzy Osbourne: 'A Good Rock and Roll Show Is Better Than Sex'
Singer also rails against "phony" autotune bands in new interview.

POSTED: 11/21/2014 - 10:27 am

FFDP: 'We Could Be Progressive and Write 9-Minute Songs But the World's Too Fast'
Axe-wielder Zoltan Bathory tells UG about the issue of low attention span among fans.

POSTED: 11/20/2014 - 07:23 pm

Corey Taylor: 'I Empty Whole Water Bottles Into People Staring at Their Phones at Slipknot Shows'
Slipknot vocalist remembers unleashing as much as four loads of precious liquid onto a front-row girl.

POSTED: 11/20/2014 - 03:52 pm

Lamb of God Frontman Randy Blythe to Star in Action Movie
Film being made by Taiwanese metal band Chtonic.

POSTED: 11/20/2014 - 09:02 am

Faith No More Release First New Single in 17 Years
"Motherf--ker" will get limited release for Record Store Day.

POSTED: 11/20/2014 - 08:34 am

Dave Grohl Slams 'Superficial' Pop Music
"If the Number One song is about your butt, that's a problem," says Foos frontman.

POSTED: 11/20/2014 - 08:10 am

Bono's Bike Injury Is Much Worse Than Reported, Singer's Face and Body Seriously Fractured
Five-hour surgery left U2 frontman with 18 screws and three metal plates, "intensive and progressive therapy" will be required.

POSTED: 11/19/2014 - 06:13 pm

Slipknot, Mastodon, At the Gates Ranked Among Revolver's 20 Best Albums of 2014
Let's take a brief look back at what went down in 2014.

POSTED: 11/19/2014 - 05:19 pm

Are SOAD Finally Working on a New Album?
Drummer John Dolmayan making some cryptic announcements these days...

POSTED: 11/19/2014 - 04:19 pm

Dave Lombardo: Lars Ulrich's Decision to Sue Napster Was 'Smart'
Ex-Slayer drummer says "there's nothing at this point we can do about" piracy.

POSTED: 11/19/2014 - 03:15 pm

Killers and Rage Against The Machine Members Join Smashing Pumpkins
Brad Wilk and Mark Stoermer will join band for live dates.

POSTED: 11/19/2014 - 09:03 am

Rob Caggiano: Being a Producer Almost 'Ruined Music' for Me
Former Anthrax and current Volbeat guitarist struggled to listen to music "for what it is."

POSTED: 11/19/2014 - 08:46 am

AC/DC: Malcolm Young Told the Band 'I Won't Be Able to Do It Anymore'
More details of retirement revealed as video of Mal's final show surfaces.

POSTED: 11/19/2014 - 07:41 am

Metallica Kick Off Ferguson Residency With 'Hit the Lights' Performance
The week-long residency has begun, check out the performance footage inside.

POSTED: 11/18/2014 - 06:14 pm

Corey Taylor Rips Grammys for Musical Ignorance: 'Old People Vote'
"It doesn't mean anything," Slipknot vocalist says about the prestigious award.

POSTED: 11/18/2014 - 04:03 pm

Religious Protesters Picket GWAR Concert, Say Oderus Urungus Is 'Burning in Hell'
Somewhere out there, Mr. Brockie is laughing hard.

POSTED: 11/18/2014 - 03:29 pm

Is New AC/DC Single 'Rock or Bust' the Band's Best Since 'Thunderstruck'?
Ultimate-Guitar gives their verdict on the new AC/DC track.

POSTED: 11/18/2014 - 11:12 am

Slash Promises Not to Disrupt Alter Bridge
Guitarist notes that he and Myles Kennedy have a system "for making it work."

POSTED: 11/18/2014 - 08:46 am

Sinead O' Connor: U2 Album Giveaway Was an 'Almost Terrorist' Act
Seems that the singer wasn't a fan of "Songs of Innocence."

POSTED: 11/18/2014 - 08:32 am

Robb Flynn and Dave McClain 'Quit' Machine Head Because of Adam Duce Feud
Flynn notes that he and drummer decided to leave, before realizing that bassist was the problem.

POSTED: 11/18/2014 - 08:18 am

Corey Taylor's New Book Will Take Aim at Justin Bieber and 'Sorry State of Modern Music'
Book's original subtitle was "How Justin Bieber Sucked a Million D-cks to Make His Money."

POSTED: 11/18/2014 - 08:02 am

Fender, Yamaha, Washburn Ranked Among 10 Best Budget Acoustic Guitars in the World Today
Check out the full Top 10 inside.

POSTED: 11/17/2014 - 06:58 pm

Arch Enemy Announce Jeff Loomis as New Guitarist
Former Nevermore axeman to join metallers for upcoming tour dates. Full statement inside.

POSTED: 11/17/2014 - 05:00 pm

Pink Floyd Officially Claim No. 1 on UK Charts With 'The Endless River'
Meanwhile, Foo Fighters claim to knock Taylor Swift off the US throne.

POSTED: 11/17/2014 - 04:19 pm

SOAD End Period of Inactivity With Two New Live Dates
Band set to rock LA and Moscow; still no updates on the new album.

POSTED: 11/17/2014 - 03:45 pm

Steven Wilson Reportedly Reforming Porcupine Tree in 2016
Info coming from a source "very close to Wilson in his career."

POSTED: 11/17/2014 - 12:44 pm

AC/DC: 'Malcolm Was Suffering From Dementia During Black Ice Tour'
Angus speaks publicly about brother's illness for the first time.

POSTED: 11/17/2014 - 07:55 am

Former Anthrax Bassist Considered Auditioning for Metallica
Though Lilker believes he wouldn't "have been happy" in legendary band.

POSTED: 11/17/2014 - 07:50 am

Guns N' Roses Biopic Film Is in the Works
Film will dramatize band's early days.

POSTED: 11/17/2014 - 07:47 am

Bon Jovi: 'Sambora Exit Is Permanent'
"He quit. He's gone. No hard feelings."

POSTED: 11/17/2014 - 07:43 am

In 3 Years, 'Lulu' Has Sold About 33,000 Copies
Lou Reed and Metallica's joint effort less than 10% of what "Death Magnetic" sold in 3 days.

POSTED: 11/17/2014 - 07:10 am

Jimmy Page and Chris Cornell Reportedly to Collaborate in 2015
Led Zeppelin icon gives a strong hint during recent "In Conversation" event in LA.

POSTED: 11/16/2014 - 12:56 pm

Nick Mason: ''The Endless River' Was Supposed to Be a Wachowskis Movie Soundtrack'
Floyd album could have been in movie from Matrix directors.

POSTED: 11/14/2014 - 10:07 am

Sammy Hagar Claims the Record Business Is Over
Singer cites end of record industry as reason Chickenfoot won't record again.

POSTED: 11/14/2014 - 09:11 am

Dave Grohl: 'If It All Ended Today, I'd Be the Happiest Person in the World'
Foos front man talks life mantra in new interview.

POSTED: 11/14/2014 - 08:35 am

KISS, Slipknot and Muse Rumored as Download 2015 Headliners
Apparently, headliners are "to be confirmed."

POSTED: 11/14/2014 - 06:58 am

Father Sings Beatles Classic to Dying Newborn Son After His Wife Passes Away Following Childbirth
A heartbreaking video spreads the message of love across the globe.

POSTED: 11/13/2014 - 08:24 pm

Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan: 'Why Would a Kid Bother to Learn Guitar Today?'
Frontman skeptical about the return of guitar music.

POSTED: 11/13/2014 - 05:54 pm

Chris Jericho: 'The Definition of Success Is Enjoying What You're Doing'
"The number one and most important rule of success is loving what you do," the musician says.

POSTED: 11/13/2014 - 05:40 pm

AC/DC's Angus Young: 'Phil Rudd Needs to Sort Himself Out'
"He's not the Phil we've known from the past," the guitarist adds.

POSTED: 11/13/2014 - 04:05 pm

Dave Grohl: 'I Actually Have Sympathy and Empathy for Justin Bieber'
"You just gave a 16-year-old a $100 million, what the f--k would you do?!" Foo Fighters frontman says.

POSTED: 11/13/2014 - 03:37 pm

A Day to Remember Forced to End Concert as Fan Sustains Serious Head Injury From Balcony Plunge
25-year-old male fan immediately taken to the hospital, band issues official statement.

POSTED: 11/13/2014 - 03:02 pm

Corey Taylor: It's About Getting People to Hear the Music, Not the Music Sales
Sales don't relate to how many people have heard the music, Slipknot vocalist says.

POSTED: 11/13/2014 - 02:19 pm

Pink Floyd Might Present More Unreleased Music in the Future, Nick Mason Says
"I know both Roger and David have mentioned they'd like to have a remix of 'Animals,'" the drummer says.

POSTED: 11/13/2014 - 01:20 pm

Bob Dylan Tried to Record an Album With the Beatles and the Rolling Stones
Glyn Johns reveals failed plans for 1969 super album.

POSTED: 11/13/2014 - 09:42 am