general music news:
Travis Barker Tells Tom DeLonge to 'Man Up and Quit Blink-182'
Though drummer insists there is no bad blood between him and singer.

POSTED: 03/05/2015 - 07:20 am

 
Investigation Into Buddy Holly Death May Be Reopened
New evidence may have come to light regarding plane crash.

POSTED: 03/05/2015 - 06:35 am

 
In Flames Singer Would Have 'No Problem' Performing Song With Former Guitarist Jesper Strömblad
In Flames vocalist Anders Fridén talks about his current relationship with former In Flames guitarist.

POSTED: 03/05/2015 - 04:54 am

 
Today in Killer Musicians: Mark Michell of Scale the Summit Offers Ripping Playthrough of 'The Dark Horse'
Not the Katy Perry tune, now shuttup and listen.

POSTED: 03/04/2015 - 04:46 pm

 
From the Archives: Take a Listen to Page, Plant, Bonham, Jones' Pre-Led Zeppelin Album
In 1968, the boys made their first-ever studio recording as a part P.J. Proby's band.

POSTED: 03/04/2015 - 04:10 pm

 
Nickelback Are a Disco Band Now
Group premieres disco-fueled video for "She Keeps Me Up."

POSTED: 03/04/2015 - 12:56 pm

 
Priest's Halford Calls Fairness in Streaming Deals
Priest frontman calls for increase in payments to artists: "Without us, you don't have a company."

POSTED: 03/04/2015 - 08:36 am

 
Marilyn Manson and His Father Pose in Full Makeup for Surprising Photoshoot
Taken by Terry Richardson for Paper Magazine.

POSTED: 03/04/2015 - 08:01 am

 
Dark Tranquillity's New Album Will 'Surprise a Lot of Listeners'
Drummer Anders Jivarp discusses band's new material.

POSTED: 03/04/2015 - 07:28 am

 
Former W.A.S.P. Guitarist Chris Holmes: The Kind of Music I Play 'Just Doesn't Work' in US Anymore
Chris Holmes talks about his latest video for "Let It Roar."

POSTED: 03/04/2015 - 06:30 am

 
Tony Iommi in Bid to Stop Indonesia Drug Executions
Black Sabbath icon writes to metal fan president over death sentences for 2 Australians.

POSTED: 03/04/2015 - 05:21 am

 
Wu-Tang Clan's Secret Record 'Once Upon a Time in Shaolin' Might Go on Sale in 88 Years
That's what the copyright laws imply.

POSTED: 03/03/2015 - 05:07 pm

 
Slash: I Wrote a Song for 'The Walking Dead' But It Was Rejected
"It didn't seem appropriate for them," the guitarist says.

POSTED: 03/03/2015 - 04:47 pm

 
Mudvayne Might Never Return, Says Singer Chad Gray
"Maybe Mudvayne was the martyr for people that stopped supporting music."

POSTED: 03/03/2015 - 04:34 pm

 
Before Suing Korn, Drummer David Silveria Pleaded to Return to Band Via Video Message
New details regarding ongoing legal battle have surfaced.

POSTED: 03/03/2015 - 04:16 pm

 
From Now On, Musicians Can Officially Carry Their Instruments on Planes
All US airlines obliged to allow musicians to carry their instruments when flying.

POSTED: 03/03/2015 - 02:55 pm

 
Steve Vai Shares 5 Tips for Young Guitarists: Identify the Way You Feel About What You're Doing
"Once you identify the way you’re thinking, you have the one freedom that nobody can touch."

POSTED: 03/03/2015 - 01:57 pm

 
Behemoth's Nergal Recalls Moment of Leukemia Diagnosis
"I waited until the doctor left and broke into tears," Nergal admits.

POSTED: 03/03/2015 - 07:44 am

 
Coal Chamber Premiere New Song 'I.O.U. Nothing'
New track taken from band's comeback album is available for streaming.

POSTED: 03/03/2015 - 06:09 am

 
Ministry's Al Jourgensen: I Want to Make 'The Fastest Record in the History of The World'
Jourgensen talks about his plans for new project, Surgical Meth Machine.

POSTED: 03/03/2015 - 04:45 am

 
Can Drum Samples Beat Live Drums? Glenn Fricker Launches New Series on How to Record Heavy Drums
"Samples will get the job done, but there's absolutely no art involved."

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 05:09 pm

 
Grateful Dead Reunion Concert Tickets Being Resold for $15,000
Original price was between $59.50 and $199.50.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 04:36 pm

 
Rock Concerts Cause Hearing Damage After Mere 28 Seconds, World Health Organization Warns
1.1 billion young people at risk of permanent hearing damage, 43 million people already living with it.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 03:49 pm

 
Kid Rock is 'Flabbergasted' by Beyonce's Popularity
Fans go on attack after Rock questions pop diva's status.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 08:28 am

 
Finnish Punk Band With Learning Disabilities Selected for Eurovision
PKN will be the first punk act to perform at the song contest.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 07:33 am

 
Jimmy Page on 'Manufactured' One Direction: 'They're Not My Cup of Tea'
Led Zeppelin guitarist also talks solo work.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 06:18 am

 
Phil Labonte: 'Eric Garner Was Killed by the Government, Not the Police'
All That Remains frontman talks Garner killing in new interview.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 06:07 am

 
New Faith No More Song 'Superhero' Available for Streaming
Band's new single released.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 05:23 am

 
Anthrax's Scott Ian Doesn't Blame Tenacious D for Grammy Win
"Complain about the Grammys, not Tenacious D," Ian says.

POSTED: 03/02/2015 - 05:12 am

 
Dimebag Darrell's Grave Reportedly Desecrated By Young Metal Musician
"We paid douchebag Darrell a visit, we spit on his grave, stole a pair of cowboy boots, and i wrote 'FAG' on his grave."

POSTED: 03/01/2015 - 03:51 pm

 
David Gilmour's Future Plans: 'There's No Room for Pink Floyd'
Gilmour plans to finish solo album instead.

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 10:31 am

 
Soen Featuring Ex-Opeth Drummer Martin Lopez Release 'Kuraman' Lyric Video
Swedish prog rock group unveil the lyric video for "Kuraman."

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 06:59 am

 
Scott Weiland 'Exhilarated' by Wildabouts Work
Singer says "Blaster" captures the excitement of early days of Stone Temple Pilots.

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 06:11 am

 
Billy Corgan Calls for Rock Stars to Take 'Aggressive' Stance Against Pop Music
Smashing Pumpkins frontman says "everybody belongs on their own side of the street for a good reason."

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 05:59 am

 
D.J. Ashba: Record Labels 'Don't Have the Budgets They Used To'
"Nowadays, record labels just aren't spending money," Guns N' Roses guitarist says.

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 04:21 am

 
Korn Sued By Original Drummer David Silveria
Silveria claims he still has ownership interest in Korn.

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 03:47 am

 
Songwriting Sessions for Tool's Next Album Are 'Progressing Nicely'
Singer Maynard James Keenan expects to "begin writing melodies and content 'soon.'"

POSTED: 02/27/2015 - 03:14 am

 
Today in Metal Salaries: Devin Townsend Makes $5,000 a Month
Before taxes.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 05:30 pm

 
David Coverdale and Ritchie Blackmore Have Discussed Possible Reunion
"We discussed the idea of getting back together in some way, which was Jon Lord's wish," Whitesnake frontman says.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 03:45 pm

 
Black Veil Brides Singer Jumps Into Crowd to Fight Heckler During Concert
"I'm so sick of people like you," Andy Biersack shouts to the member of the audience.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 02:42 pm

 
U2's Joshua Tree Vandalized With a Hacksaw
The landmark featured on the 1987 album has been damaged.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 08:45 am

 
Ministry's Al Jourgensen Launches Surgical Meth Machine
Jourgensen describes new project as "eyeball-popping," says "there's nothing under 220bpm on there."

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 08:16 am

 
Lamb of God Singer Randy Blythe's Memoir 'Dark Days' Gets Official Release Date
Randy Blythe's book set for release on July 14.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 07:30 am

 
Nevermore Officially Over, Jeff Cordle Joins Ex-Members' Band
Nevermore for nevermore.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 06:32 am

 
Foo Fighters Named Best International Band at Brit Awards
Royal Blood take home Best British Group.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 06:21 am

 
Whitesnake Reveal 'The Purple Album'
David Coverdale introduces collection of reimagined tracks from his Deep Purple era.

POSTED: 02/26/2015 - 05:25 am

 
In This Moment: As Long as Musicians Are Emotionally Projecting Themselves, People Will Feel It
"People know when it's not real," frontmwoman Maria Brink tells UG.

POSTED: 02/25/2015 - 06:36 pm

 
Earnings and Attendance: See How Much Money Foo Fighters, Nickelback, Mastodon Grossed at Recent Shows
The Foos stand out as only act to gross over $1 million.

POSTED: 02/25/2015 - 05:59 pm

 
Dave Mustaine: 'Being in a Band With People Is Closest You Can Get Without Having Sex With Each Other'
"Because that's the only place left for you to go," Megadeth frontman adds.

POSTED: 02/25/2015 - 03:01 pm

 
KISS Admit to Using Backing Tapes on Japanese Tour
Band insist they have "nothing to hide."

POSTED: 02/25/2015 - 08:41 am