general music news:
Apple and U2 Aiming to Revolutionize Music With New Digital Format
"It can't be pirated and will bring back album artwork in the most powerful way," Bono says.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 05:36 pm

 
So This 'S--tbag' Is Definitely the New Slipknot Drummer
Jay Weinberg called a sack of poo by former bandmate.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 04:47 pm

 
Seether Vocalist: 'I Would Love to Sing in Nirvana'
Shaun Morgan interested in performing with the band's surviving members.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 03:06 pm

 
New GWAR Singer Is a Girl, and Her Boobs Shoot Blood
All hail Vulvatron!

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 02:11 pm

 
Machine Head Postpones North American Tour to Finish Album
Band postpones dates to finish "milestone" record.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 09:38 am

 
Vinnie Paul Compares Pantera Reunion Odds to Hell Freezing Over
"There is no reunion, and that's all there is to it," Hellyeah drummer says.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 09:22 am

 
Is Rock Dead? Seether, Buckcherry Members Weigh in
Another response to Mr. Simmons...

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 08:48 am

 
Bjork Declares Support for Scottish 'Yes' Vote
Voters go to the polls today to decide on whether Scotland should be an independent country.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 07:52 am

 
First Ever Whitney Houston Live Album to Be Released in November
"Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances" coming soon.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 05:00 am

 
Ringo Starr on the Future of Rock Music: 'Bands Will Always Come Through'
The former Beatles drummer says he is a big fan of Kasabian.

POSTED: 09/18/2014 - 04:24 am

 
Slipknot Share Detailed Look at New Masks in Fresh Clip
No official word on new members' identity, though.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 05:00 pm

 
Sharon Osbourne Rips U2: 'You Have to Give Your Mediocre Music Away for Free 'Cause No One Wants to Buy It'
"You are just a bunch of middle-aged political groupies," Sharon says.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 02:21 pm

 
Celldweller Presents 'Lost in Time'
The track is featured in his new EP.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 09:30 am

 
Mark Knopfler Announces New Solo Album and Tour
Ex-Dire Straits mainman announces "Privateering" follow-up.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 09:20 am

 
Alex Skolnick Avoids Creative Rut
Testament's guitarist says having broad interests keeps him productive.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 08:52 am

 
Robert Plant Says Led Zeppelin Reissues Bonus Tracks Contain 'Nothing Relevant'
"What you’re hearing there is mostly work-in-progress stuff," the singer says.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 07:51 am

 
Motley Crue Reveal Location of Final Farewell Сoncert
"The last few shows are going to be Vegas and LA, because we wanted to end in 2016 in Los Angeles where we started," the singer Vince Neil says.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 05:11 am

 
Mike Patton Resurrects Fantomas for First Concert in Six Years
The supergroup will play RockOut festival on December 6.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 04:35 am

 
Corey Taylor: Firing Joey Jordison 'Was One of the Hardest Decisions We Ever Made'
Slipknot frontman opens up about parting ways with the drummer.

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 04:19 am

 
King Crimson to Release Long-Coveted 'Blue Tapes'
Robert Fripp's DGM Live label will unleash "Tapes" on October 13 as part of a massive 24-disc behemoth titled "Starless."

POSTED: 09/17/2014 - 03:43 am

 
Corey Taylor: I'm Probably the Most Famous Person That No One's Ever Heard Of'
"And I'm fine with that; I love that," the singer adds.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 04:54 pm

 
Mastodon Rock 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' With Subpar 'The Motherload' Performance
Hoped for the best, but vocals are just weak.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 04:05 pm

 
David Bowie: 'I've Never Heard a Kinks Song That I Didn't Like'
The singer writes sleeve notes for a 50th anniversary box-set "The Essential Kinks."

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 11:05 am

 
Keith Nelson Slams U2 for 'Telling People Music 'Should Be Treated Like Something Free''
Buckcherry axeman insists that "music has been devalued in the eyes of the consumer."

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 11:04 am

 
Behemoth to Call It Quits?
Nergal is unsure if band will continue.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 09:15 am

 
Corey Taylor: Slipknot 'Couldn't Find a Direction' Following Paul Gray's Death
"There were a handful of times where it was just, like, 'What do we do now?'" the frontman recalls.

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

 
Bono Explains U2 Album Giveaway
Band's new album was given to half a billion iTunes users.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 08:20 am

 
Foo Fighters Post New Extended Trailer for 'Sonic Highways' Series
"It kinda feels like we've already toured the US, and we haven't even finished the record," Chris Shiflett says.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 07:25 am

 
Frank Bello: Anthrax Is Working on 'Heavy, Riff-Oriented' and 'Thrashier' New Album
The band bassist opens up about the forthcoming release.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 07:04 am

 
Leonard Cohen Streams Forthcoming LP 'Popular Problems'
The iconic songwriter's 13th album will come out the day after his 80th birthday.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 05:33 am

 
Pixies Premiere Superfan-Directed 'Ring the Bell' Video
YouTube stars Lital Mizel and Adi Frimerman created video for the "Indie Cindy" track.

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 03:33 am

 
Foo Fighters Debut New Song 'Outside'
The tune was mixed with "The Pretender" - and it's epic!

POSTED: 09/16/2014 - 03:17 am

 
Ghost Hoping to Release at Least Two More Albums Before Calling It Quits, Nameless Ghoul Says
Nameless Ghoul talks calling it quits, details inside.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 07:27 pm

 
Meet the New Slipknot Drummer?
Reportedly, but not improbably.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 03:25 pm

 
Dave Grohl Vows Foos UK Return 'Won't Be Too Long'
He makes promise after Invictus Games set and 3 secret shows - as first album guests are revealed.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 10:26 am

 
Amy Winehouse Fans Will Not Be 'Ripped Off' With Posthumous Albums
Mitch Winehouse says: "There is no more new music."

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 10:04 am

 
Slash Explains Former Rift With Paul Stanley
"He called me gay, made fun of my clothes, all sorts of things designed to give him some sort of rock credibility at my expense," the axeman says.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 09:37 am

 
Testament, Deicide, Crowbar Men Premiere First Track as Devil's Highway
They'll complete debut classic metal album in December.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 09:10 am

 
Owner of Sound City Studios Tom Skeeter Passes Away Aged 82
Iconic studio gave birth to "Nevermind" and "The Gold Rush."

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 08:55 am

 
Video of Secret Foo Fighters Club Gig Surfaces Online
Band played to 600 people in London.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 08:46 am

 
Kylie Minogue Says Working on the Nick Cave Film Left Her 'Challenged, Inspired and Liberated'
Australian singer appears in "20,000 Days on Earth."

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 07:05 am

 
Deluxe Edition of U2's 'Songs of Innocence' to Include Four Additional Songs
Physical copies of the album will be released October 13.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 06:51 am

 
Florence and the Machine Set Date for Live Return
The band will appear for Neil Young gig in October.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 06:47 am

 
Rob Zombie's Next Album Will Be His 'Best Record Yet'
"I don't know if everybody says that - maybe they do. But I really feel that way," the rocker says.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 05:17 am

 
Todd La Torre and Glen Drover Offer 'Discordia' Promo
Ex-Megadeth axeman and current Queensryche singer reveal lyric video.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 05:12 am

 
Amy Winehouse Statue Unveiled in Camden
Erected in memory of the late singer who would have turned 31 today.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 05:03 am

 
Melissa Auf Der Maur Plays Down Hole Reunion
Bassist says reunion jam was "beautiful" – but there's nothing more to report.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 04:37 am

 
Ace Frehley: 'Thayer Just Wants to Be Me'
Ex-KISS axeman escalates war of words with replacement Tommy.

POSTED: 09/15/2014 - 03:57 am

 
Miley Cyrus Covers Led Zeppelin's 'Babe I'm Gonna Leave You'
Pretty good vocals, actually.

POSTED: 09/14/2014 - 06:05 pm

 
Varg Vikernes: '99% of Humanity Shares My Views'
"My views are moderate and normal, fight the real extremism," the musician adds.

POSTED: 09/13/2014 - 09:47 am