general music news:
Turns Out Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love Were Offered Roles in 'Pulp Fiction'
The pair was asked to join the cast by Quentin Tarantino himself.

POSTED: 04/18/2015 - 02:16 pm

Bill Ward Fires Back at Ozzy: 'I'm Quite Capable of Playing a Complete F--king Black Sabbath Set'
The plot thickens.

POSTED: 04/18/2015 - 01:00 pm

Periphery's New Video 'The Bad Thing' Djents Quite Hard
Give it a spin inside.

POSTED: 04/18/2015 - 12:46 pm

Hatebreed Vocalist Slams Death Metal Fans for Not Buying More Albums
Jamey Jasta speaks out after All Time Low album sells 75,000 copies in first week of release.

POSTED: 04/17/2015 - 09:07 am

Astronaut Chris Hadfield to Release Album He Recorded In Space
"Off Planet" was recorded during his 5 months on the ISS.

POSTED: 04/17/2015 - 09:00 am

Kirk Hammett: Jamming With Meshuggah Was an 'Amazing Experience'
Metallica guitarist talks "amazingly powerful" performance.

POSTED: 04/17/2015 - 08:48 am

Ozzy Osbourne Refuses to Apologize to Bill Ward
"Physically, you knew you were f--ked," Ozzy states.

POSTED: 04/17/2015 - 08:35 am

Corey Taylor Reflects on 'Insane' Slipknot Debut
Frontman reveals band stole master tapes and mixed it themselves.

POSTED: 04/17/2015 - 07:42 am

Garbage Share Video for New Single 'The Chemicals'
The band release a new 10-inch single for Record Store Day.

POSTED: 04/17/2015 - 06:45 am

Megadeth Wanted Menza to 'Record for Free'
Ex-drummer says he refused reunion contract because Mustaine "didn't show any love at all."

POSTED: 04/17/2015 - 05:30 am

Lars Ulrich Joins Royal Blood Onstage to Perform 'Out of the Black'
Meanwhile, drummer Ben Thatcher goes crowdsurfing.

POSTED: 04/16/2015 - 06:10 pm

Dave Grohl Is OK With Piracy, Says That Wider Access to Music Raises Concert Attendance
"We're not selling as many records as we used to, but we're selling out stadiums.

POSTED: 04/16/2015 - 05:57 pm

Exclusive: Legendary Engineer Dave Jerden Shares Amazing Stories About Working With the Stones, AiC, RHCP, Jane's Addiction, Offspring and More
If there's one UG article you should check today (or this month for that matter), it's this interview. Killer stuff.

POSTED: 04/16/2015 - 04:58 pm

Are Metal Fans Destroying Their Own Scene? The Answer Seems to Be Yes
"Before you throw a fit about what someone else is doing, ask yourself, 'What am I doing?'"

POSTED: 04/16/2015 - 02:34 pm

Muse Plan to Fly Drones Over Audiences at Live Dates
Band also reveal "Drones" is a concept album with narrative structure.

POSTED: 04/16/2015 - 07:14 am

Bill Ward: 'Ozzy Must Apologize Before I'd Consider Rejoining Black Sabbath'
Drummer hits out at Ozzy for "chastising" him in the press.

POSTED: 04/16/2015 - 06:16 am

Dave Grohl: 'I'm a Diehard Metallica Fan Until the Day I Die'
Grohl bigs up 'Tallica, as Foos announce RSD show.

POSTED: 04/16/2015 - 06:04 am

Journey Drummer Donates $10,000 to Oregon High School After Fire Destroys Band Equipment
Over $1 million of damage occurred during blaze.

POSTED: 04/16/2015 - 05:55 am

Courtney Love: Watching 'Cobain: Montage of Heck' With Frances Bean Was 'Very Healing'
Love describes "cathartic" experience of watching Cobain doc.

POSTED: 04/16/2015 - 05:48 am

Zakk Wylde Recalls Guns N' Roses Audition
Zakk tells how 1995 try-out led to creation of Black Label Society.

POSTED: 04/16/2015 - 05:22 am

Pearl Jam and Fans Have Raised $76,000 to Buy Late Mother Love Bone Frontman's Mom a New Home
Andrew Wood's mom used to live in a broken down mobile home, but not anymore.

POSTED: 04/15/2015 - 09:28 pm

Testament and Exodus Singers Reveal Their Day Jobs
Turns out metal doesn't pay the bills all the time...

POSTED: 04/15/2015 - 08:02 pm

Rex Brown Selling Off Pantera Basses, Gold Records and More
Bassist auctioning extensive Pantera collection.

POSTED: 04/15/2015 - 08:48 am

Bumblefoot Releases New Solo Track 'Little Brother Is Watching'
Title track from new album appears online.

POSTED: 04/15/2015 - 08:17 am

Percy Sledge Dies Aged 73
Legendary soul singer passes away.

POSTED: 04/15/2015 - 08:05 am

Ringo Starr Complains People Are 'Only Interested in the Eight Years I Was in The Beatles'
The drummer says he's been writing autobiographical songs instead of a memoir.

POSTED: 04/15/2015 - 06:13 am

Ghost Gear Up for Third Album and 'Third Frontman'
Papa Emiritus III to front Swedish outfit for "Infestissumam" follow-up, due later this year.

POSTED: 04/15/2015 - 04:30 am

Coachella Security Chokeholds and Kicks Out Justin Bieber
Young star wanted to enter the artists' area, but alas it was full.

POSTED: 04/14/2015 - 11:37 am

It's Official: 'Guitar Hero' to Return This Fall With Fresh Design and New Controller
"Guitar Hero Live" will cost $99 and be available for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U.

POSTED: 04/14/2015 - 11:03 am

Stone Temple Pilots on Weiland Departure: 'We Wouldn't Let Him Ruin Our Legacy'
Band think Chester Bennington can lead them into the future.

POSTED: 04/14/2015 - 08:10 am

Nevermore Frontman Claims Band Will Release a New Album Within Two Years
Warrel Dane also hopes that Jeff Loomis will return to group.

POSTED: 04/14/2015 - 07:37 am

Butcher Babies: 'We Want People to Either Really Love Us or Really Hate Us'
Butcher Babies comment their early topless on-stage look.

POSTED: 04/14/2015 - 07:27 am

Brian May: 'We Need a Completely Reformed House of Commons'
The Queen guitarist also encouraged people to vote.

POSTED: 04/14/2015 - 06:23 am

Nightwish Didn't Use Floor Jansen to Show Off in Studio
Mainman Tuomas Holopainen says songs on "Endless Forms Most Beautiful" didn't require Floor's operatic style.

POSTED: 04/14/2015 - 05:46 am

Black Veil Brides Frontman: 'Rock Is in a Difficult Place Right Now'
"People don't buy music, and they certainly don't buy rock music the way that they used to."

POSTED: 04/13/2015 - 06:38 pm

Mike Portnoy 'Honored' to Join Twisted Sister
"I want to honor AJ Pero's memory and the band's legacy," Portnoy states.

POSTED: 04/13/2015 - 09:11 am

Check Out Preview of Stone Sour's Cover of Metallica's 'Creeping Death'
Corey Taylor nails it on new cover.

POSTED: 04/13/2015 - 08:41 am

Finnish University Offering Course on Heavy Metal
University of Helsinki sets up heavy metal summer school.

POSTED: 04/13/2015 - 08:23 am

Metallica Are '25 Percent' Done With New Album, Says Kirk Hammett
Guitarist says the band is making plans to record.

POSTED: 04/13/2015 - 07:08 am

Slayer Complete Work on Eleventh Album, Sets Six Songs Aside for Follow-Up Effort
Kerry King admits working without Hanneman was "weird" - but they have 6 tracks for the future.

POSTED: 04/13/2015 - 05:40 am

Babymetal Ink US Record Deal, Self-Titled Debut Album to Be Reissued With Two New Tracks
Japanese pop-metal trio signs with RAL/Sony Music for self-titled record.

POSTED: 04/10/2015 - 11:04 am

Former Guns N' Roses Manager Could 'Fix' Band Fallout
Vicky Hamilton insists she could reunite Axl Rose and Slash if given the chance.

POSTED: 04/10/2015 - 09:35 am

Dave Grohl Explains Where 'Songs From the Laundry Room' Came From
Foo Fighters frontman talks upcoming Record Store Day release.

POSTED: 04/10/2015 - 08:55 am

Keith Richards Hopes to Have New Album Out This Year, Considering Solo Tour
Richards plans to release first solo album in 23 years.

POSTED: 04/10/2015 - 08:02 am

Terror Universal Part Ways With Singer Following Sexual Assault Allegations
Embattled frontman fired "due to personal differences."

POSTED: 04/10/2015 - 06:22 am

Tony Iommi Stamps Out Health Rumor
Sabbath guitarist says "I'm fine" after farewell show news leads to cancer speculation.

POSTED: 04/10/2015 - 05:35 am

Watch and Learn: Take a Tour of Glenn Fricker's Studio
See how the magic is made!

POSTED: 04/09/2015 - 06:56 pm

Marty Friedman: 'I Was Offered to Rejoin Megadeth, But That Would Be a Huge Step Backwards'
"Not only now, but in other times in the past."

POSTED: 04/09/2015 - 05:59 pm

Here, a Guitar Lesson From Children of Bodom Frontman Alexi Laiho
Axeman explains how to work on your string skipping.

POSTED: 04/09/2015 - 05:40 pm

Kurt Cobain's Daughter Not a Fan of Nirvana: 'I'm More Into Oasis'
"The grunge scene is not what I'm interested in," says Frances Bean Cobain.

POSTED: 04/09/2015 - 05:02 pm