general music news:
Sebastian Bach Calls Bulls--t on Ozzy Haters: 'He Has an Amazing Voice'
"I feel what is in his crazy f--king mind," says ex-Skid Row singer.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 08:04 am

Stevie Nicks Recalls Her Connection With Addict Actress Mabel Normand in New Album's Song
Track from new solo album helped Fleetwood Mac star conquer her own demons.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 07:20 am

Lars Ulrich: 'Oasis Have Been the Soundtrack to My Life for 20 Years'
The Metallica drummer praises bands music, attitude and swearing.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 07:09 am

New Anthrax Album 'Shaping Up to Be Just as Good as 'Worship Music,' Charlie Benante Says
Though drummer wont speculate as to release date.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 06:58 am

BitTorrent Sales of Thom Yorke Album Not Chart Eligible – But Vinyl Sales Are
Vinyl copies of "Tomorrow's Modern Boxes" are being distributed by Sandbag, an Official Chart Company partner.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 05:32 am

Dream Theater See Career Come 'Full Circle'
Influence on young bands makes Petrucci proud.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 05:05 am

Rob Halford Is 'Ready to Jump Into the Next Judas Priest Record'
"There's a sense that there's another great metal song to write, another great metal album to put together, another great tour to go out on," says frontman.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 04:27 am

Fleetwood Mac, AC/DC and Muse Tipped to Headline Glastonbury Ahead of Tickets Going on Sale
Fans will be able to purchase tickets for 2015 event on Sunday (October 5).

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 03:50 am

Lorde Reveals New Hunger Games Single, 'Yellow Flicker Beat'
The singer also thanked fans on "Pure Heroine"'s anniversary.

POSTED: 09/30/2014 - 03:42 am

Metallica: 'Asking Ourselves 'What Does the Fan Want?' Is a Lost Cause'
Metal icons not into obliging fan requests.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 04:35 pm

Slayer's 'Reign in Blood' Named Heaviest Album of All Time
Check out Kerrang's recent Top 10 inside.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 03:55 pm

Slash: 'Today's Kids Just Want to Do as Little Work as Possible, and Just F--king Retire'
"You wanna know why I got into this business?" the axeman asks.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 03:33 pm

Thom Yorke BitTorrent Bundle Downloaded 116,000 Times in First 24 Hours
The free portion of the bundle includes the single "A Brain in a Bottle" and a video.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 10:01 am

The Libertines Will 'Probably' Record New Album, Peter Doherty Tells Alexandra Palace Crowd
Band played three headline shows at north London venue.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 09:38 am

Black Sabbath to Begin Work on New Studio Album Next Year
"The whole Sabbath experience this time around was great, so we're going to do one more album," says Ozzy.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 09:10 am

R.E.M. Announce Six Disc Retrospective DVD Boxset 'REMTV'
Collaboration with MTV out this November.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 08:38 am

Nightwish Add Cruise to Tour
24-hour experience is part of global run of shows for upcoming 8th album - and more could be announced.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 08:34 am

Michael Schenker Publishes the Video for Finding His Stolen Gear
Photographer launches clip of axeman and his lost instruments.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 08:20 am

Metallica, Deftones and Linkin Park to Open Rock in Rio USA 2015
Taylor Swift, No Doubt and John Legend are among the other acts.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 07:56 am

Amy Lee: 'I Never Said Evanescence Was Over'
"We've got to look forward, keep moving, keep searching, keep growing," says the singer.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 07:47 am

Lionel Richie: 'Miley Cyrus and Bieber Are Amateur and Won't Last'
The singer says current music is theatrical but forgettable.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 05:51 am

Thom Yorke Releases New Solo Album via BitTorrent
Matt Mason says he'd be keen to put out the next Radiohead album as well.

POSTED: 09/29/2014 - 05:28 am

Audioslave's Morello and Cornell Perform Live Together for the First Time in Seven Years
Ex-bandmates rocked the stage for a benefit show, full video footage available.

POSTED: 09/28/2014 - 04:58 pm

King Crimson Vocalist Talks Three-Drummer Lineup: 'I Thought Robert Fripp Was Mad!'
Jakko Jakszyk baffled by the idea of three drummers in the forefront during live shows.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 03:25 pm

Vivian Campbell to Miss Def Leppard Shows Due to Cancer Treatment
Guitarist set to undergo stem cell transplant.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 11:26 am

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O Tells Strokes' Julian Casablancas: 'You Were a Rival'
The singer says she saw The Strokes as competition when both bands were starting out in New York.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 10:40 am

Trent Reznor's Official Soundtrack to 'Gone Girl' Is Available for Streaming
Nine Inch Nails frontman and Atticus Ross reveal their third movie score.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 10:12 am

Former Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo Doesn't Mind Playing Smaller Venues With Philm
"It's those people that are watching you that matter," says the drummer.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 10:01 am

PJ Harvey to Cover Nick Cave for First New Song in a Year
The singer revisits her ex-boyfriend's catalogue.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 09:19 am

Rob Halford: 'Rock Isn't Dead. It's Alive, It's Thriving, And It's Exciting'
"I've heard that statement a number of times through the decades that I've been in metal," Priest frontman says.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 08:58 am

Lorde Named as 'Most Powerful Artist Under 21', Beating Bieber
"Royals" star tops Billboard's "21 Under 21" list.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 08:14 am

Retired AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young Is in Full Time Care for Dementia
Sources close to the Young family state that guitarist is in nursing home.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 07:41 am

The Who Release First New Song in Eight Years 'Be Lucky'
The song marks the band’s first new release since their 2006 comeback album, "Endless Wire."

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 06:55 am

Neil Young to Release New Album 'Storeytone' in November
His second album of the year will see Young backed by a massive orchestra.

POSTED: 09/26/2014 - 04:20 am

New GWAR Frontwoman Unmasked: 7 Things You Should Know About Vulvatron
Spoiler alert: boobs aren't real.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 08:04 pm

Halford Guitarist Explains 'Guitar Student's Biggest Mistake'
"This silent assassin applies even to some of my most committed students," says Metal Mike Chlasciak.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 05:03 pm

Nick Oliveri Rejoining QOTSA for Halloween Show
Full-on reunion "pretty much up to Josh," the bassist adds.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 03:45 pm

Machine Head 'Furious' at iTunes Over New Single Leak, Give Away Song for Free
Robb Flynn enraged with iTunes slip, shares "Now We Die" for public nevertheless.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 02:48 pm

Jason Newsted Quits Social Media
Bassist is no longer on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 09:54 am

Bruce Springsteen Announces New Box Set, 'The Album Collection'
Get remastered versions of seven classic albums.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 09:16 am

Arch Enemy Call Made Doyle Cry
Ex-Misfits guitarist reveals he shed a tear when girlfriend Alissa White-Gluz landed gig.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 09:08 am

Billy Corgan: 'Grunge Was About Somebody Taking a Counter Culture Movement and Figuring Out How to Sell It'
Smashing Pumpkins frontman reflects on '90s rock movement.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 08:55 am

Here's a Guitar Lesson From Dimebag Darrell
Guitarist's classic instructional column is reprinted.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 08:50 am

Manic Street Preachers Say They're Not Becoming a 'Museum Piece' With 'Holy Bible' Tour
The gigs will just "bookend all the new stuff we're doing" the band tell.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 07:29 am

Sixx:A.M. to Broadcast First Live Show in Five Years
The show is set to take place at the iHeart Theater in Burbank on October 7.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 05:33 am

Ghost: 'Take Us as Seriously as You Want'
"Most people should find their own way of living," says Nameless Ghoul.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 04:58 am

Linkin Park Renew Green Pledge
Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda add their voice to climate summit.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 04:51 am

Brody Dalle Denies 'Slut Shaming' in Iggy Azalea, J-Lo Attack
Dalle writes in length to explain slamming 'Booty' video.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 04:32 am

Metallica to Re-Release 'Some Kind of Monster' Documentary
The band are also planning a limited-edition single release for Record Store Day Black Friday.

POSTED: 09/25/2014 - 04:07 am

Korn: 'You Don't Call Metallica Just a Thrash Band'
"You don't call the Red Hot Chili Peppers a funk band" either.

POSTED: 09/24/2014 - 07:26 pm