general music news:
Robert Plant on Avoiding Led Zep Reunion: 'Why Compromise?'
Singer talks about moving forward in new interview.

POSTED: 11/27/2014 - 09:40 am

AC/DC Drummer Baffles Journalists With Bizarre Court Appearance
Second arrest warrant issued after Rudd almost misses court appointment.

POSTED: 11/27/2014 - 09:18 am

Metallica: ''Some Kind of Monster' Therapist Saved the Band'
Ulrich claims that Phil Towle "got a rough break" out of the film.

POSTED: 11/27/2014 - 08:45 am

Dave Lombardo Is Apparently Open to Replacing Shawn Drover in Megadeth
"Dave Mustaine has my number, so I'm waiting."

POSTED: 11/27/2014 - 07:47 am

Dave Lombardo: 'Lars Ulrich Is a Good Drummer, There Would Be No Metallica Without Him'
"He's a good arranger. He arranges," former Slayer drummer adds.

POSTED: 11/26/2014 - 04:26 pm

AC/DC's Angus Young: 'F--k the White Stripes, Listen to the Troggs'
"It was good then and it's still good now," the axeman insists.

POSTED: 11/26/2014 - 03:59 pm

Creed Frontman Is Broke and Living in a Truck, Claims He Was Robbed of Royalties
Scott Stapp reveals that he is 'completely penniless.'

POSTED: 11/26/2014 - 03:40 pm

Pink Floyd Track Becomes 'Most Viral Song on Spotify Worldwide'
"Allons-y (1)" sets new record on streaming platform.

POSTED: 11/26/2014 - 10:54 am

Dave Grohl: 'Dimebag Darrell Was the Nicest F--king Guy in the World'
Dime taught Grohl to be cool to everybody

POSTED: 11/26/2014 - 10:41 am

Dizzy Reed Claims New GN'R Album Will Be Mix of 'Chinese Democracy' Leftovers and New Songs
Keyboardist won't offer release date for album though.

POSTED: 11/26/2014 - 10:27 am

Nile Rogers on Bowie's Cocaine Use: 'There Are Years of His Life He Can't Remember'
Bowie can't remember "Pin Ups" recording sessions because of drug.

POSTED: 11/26/2014 - 10:19 am

Chris Broderick Quits Megadeth Hours After Shawn Drover's Departure
... And then there were two...

POSTED: 11/26/2014 - 06:42 am

Drummer Shawn Drover Quits Megadeth
Drover abruptly leaves the band to "pursue own musical interests."

POSTED: 11/25/2014 - 08:10 pm

Metallica Set to Headline Reading & Leeds Festival 2015
After Glasto, metal giants returning to rock another major UK event.

POSTED: 11/25/2014 - 05:22 pm

Ted Nugent Reacts to Controversial Ferguson Ruling: 'Justice Is Served'
David Draiman, Tom Morello and Trivium's Paolo Gregoletto also react.

POSTED: 11/25/2014 - 04:20 pm

Frances Bean Cobain-Produced Documentary About Kurt Cobain Coming to HBO in 2015
"Montage of Heck" features Brett Morgen as director.

POSTED: 11/25/2014 - 02:25 pm

Arcade Fire's Will Butler Announces Solo Album, Releases New Song
"Policy" is scheduled for March 10 release.

POSTED: 11/25/2014 - 11:40 am

Billy Corgan Lashes Out at Pop Stars 'Doing Porn'
"How do we compete now?" says Smashing Pumpkins frontman.

POSTED: 11/25/2014 - 07:57 am

Plant Thought Bonham Lived Too Far Away to Hire
Led Zeppelin’s Robert considered saying no to drummer John because of travel costs - and explains decision to "run away from big time" in 2000.

POSTED: 11/25/2014 - 07:31 am

Phil Rudd 'Plays It Cool' While Awaiting Trial as Reported
The AC/DC drummer was charged with attempting to procure murder.

POSTED: 11/25/2014 - 07:21 am

Dave Grohl: 'I'm a Nerd, Not a Musicologist'
Foos frontman was happy to interview people for Sonic Highways films and tell them: "I don't know what the f--k I'm talking about."

POSTED: 11/25/2014 - 07:07 am

Bob Dylan Plays a Gig for One Person
The special show took place as part of a Swedish film series called "Experiment Alone."

POSTED: 11/25/2014 - 06:45 am

Paul Di'Anno: 'Oh God, I'm Going to Be Stuck Playing Maiden Songs for the Rest of My Life!'
"There are days where you don't really want to do it," former Iron Maiden vocalist says.

POSTED: 11/24/2014 - 05:29 pm

Nickelback: Grunge Made It Cool to Suck
Canadian rockers think Megadeth and Testament are better role models for young musicians than the grunge scene.

POSTED: 11/24/2014 - 01:52 pm

Noel Gallagher: 'I Don't See Oasis Reforming'
"I don't see the appeal" guitarist notes.

POSTED: 11/24/2014 - 08:20 am

Corey Taylor: 'Rock Isn't Dead; the Old Guard Is Dead'
Technology gives the power back to artists according to Slipknot singer.

POSTED: 11/24/2014 - 08:09 am

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