general music news:
Listen: Fans Praise This Version of Tool's New Song 'Descending' as the Best One Yet
Performed during the final night of their latest tour...

POSTED: 02/06/2016 - 05:48 pm

Chris Black, the Man Who Married His Fender Strat, Has Passed Away
His wife nagged him 'Why don't you marry that? You love it more than me!', so he did...

POSTED: 02/06/2016 - 03:44 pm

Check out Fret Friend, a New Learning Tool That Lets You Draw on Your Fret Board
Sticky labels messing up your fret board could be a thing of the past.

POSTED: 02/06/2016 - 10:49 am

Anthrax Hit With $1 Million Lawsuit for Ripping Off Hanukkah Sweater
Detroit designer says band used design without his permission.

POSTED: 02/06/2016 - 10:29 am

Audition Announced: You Could Become the New Singer of Stone Temple Pilots
"No one will ever 'replace' Scott, that was never the intent. The intent is..."

POSTED: 02/05/2016 - 01:53 pm

Tom DeLonge's New Novel Is Based on 'Actual Events' About Aliens
"This story contains true information from a secret historical record," singer states.

POSTED: 02/05/2016 - 11:37 am

Guitar Center Announces Search for Undiscovered Guitarists, You Could Win $10,000 and Loads of Useful Goodies
You'll have to be on the country side, though...

POSTED: 02/05/2016 - 02:15 am

History Lesson: Meet the First Fender Stratocaster Ever Made
It's not the one in possession of David Gilmour if that's what you thought...

POSTED: 02/05/2016 - 12:09 am

Earth, Wind & Fire Co-Founder Maurice White Dead at 74
Musician left us after a long battle with Parkinson's.

POSTED: 02/04/2016 - 11:17 pm

Ritchie Blackmore: Smiling Is Not a Natural Thing, Happiness Is Superficial
"I can love people, but I thrive on rejection."

POSTED: 02/04/2016 - 09:56 pm

Dream Theater: What Is the Essence of Being a Progressive Band
"This is an album where we're pulling from every..."

POSTED: 02/04/2016 - 08:37 pm

Paul Gilbert Explains Why Metal Players Should Learn Blues: 'Whatever Style You Play, Blues Will Make It Better'
"It's funny because heavy metal people sometimes think, 'Oh, blues is so simple.'"

POSTED: 02/04/2016 - 07:59 pm

It Seems That Phil Anselmo Is Leaving Down
"I've privately suggested to them that they move on without me."

POSTED: 02/04/2016 - 04:35 pm

Listen: This Is the Best Song on Dream Theater's New Album, It Has an Amazing Guitar Solo
You read album's the story, now focus on some actual music.

POSTED: 02/04/2016 - 02:53 pm

Bill O'Reilly Plugs Megadeth's 'Dystopia' on Fox News
"Before I go to sleep, I usually listen to Megadeth," host states.

POSTED: 02/04/2016 - 10:24 am

An Unreleased Red Hot Chili Peppers Song Has Leaked, and It Is Excellent
You can listen to "Circle of the Noose" right now!

POSTED: 02/04/2016 - 10:10 am

Metallica's James Hetfield Is in 'American Dad' Now
He plays a character called... James Hetfield.

POSTED: 02/04/2016 - 10:02 am

Corey Taylor: What My Slipknot Mask Represents to Me
It's not about hiding, but about...

POSTED: 02/03/2016 - 06:31 pm

This Is the Full Story of Dream Theater's New Conceptual Double Album
This ought to incite you to take a listen...

POSTED: 02/03/2016 - 05:48 pm

Festival Organizers Cancel Down's Appearance Due to Anselmo's Racist Outburst
The controversy continues...

POSTED: 02/03/2016 - 04:43 pm

Ozzy's Health Issues Force Black Sabbath to More Concert Cancellation
Vancouver show is now also out.

POSTED: 02/03/2016 - 04:14 pm

Def Leppard's Phil Collen: 'Guns N' Roses Reunion is Fucking Lame'
Says band's backstage fights are lame compared to "hardcore" Def Leppard.

POSTED: 02/03/2016 - 11:08 am

Steve Morse: 'I've Seen Amazing Bands, I've Seen Amazing Players, But THIS Is Music!'
"The musicianship is impeccable, and the sounds are incredible..."

POSTED: 02/03/2016 - 01:33 am

Steven Wilson: When Music Artists Stop Evolving, They Ultimately Become a Parody of Themselves
"Your output is a product of your input."

POSTED: 02/02/2016 - 11:10 pm

Dave Mustaine Reveals Exact Reasons Why Megadeth Didn't Reunite With Menza and Friedman
Apparently, Nick's playing is really bad these days...

POSTED: 02/02/2016 - 09:31 pm

Police Called After Scott Weiland's Ex-Wife, Son Attempted to Take His Guitar From Studio
Mary Forsberg was denied access to the studio in California.

POSTED: 02/02/2016 - 12:58 pm

Former Marilyn Manson Keyboardist Tells Singer to Kill Himself on Social Media
"The best thing he can do to preserve his legacy, is put a bullet in his head," Stephen Bier states.

POSTED: 02/02/2016 - 12:54 pm

Kids Cover Slipknot With Surprisingly Accurate 'Duality' Video Recreation
The O'Keefe Foundation are back with Slipknot rendition.

POSTED: 02/02/2016 - 12:49 pm

Anthrax's Scott Ian Wants Phil Anselmo to Prove He's Sorry About Nazi Salute, Suggests How
"I would like to offer him the opportunity to really show how much he loves everyone by..."

POSTED: 02/01/2016 - 11:48 pm

Awful Month: 11 Musicians Who Died in January 2016
An unprecedented number of rock deaths...

POSTED: 02/01/2016 - 10:48 pm

Learn Something: How to Play Guitar Fast Faster
Tabs included...

POSTED: 02/01/2016 - 09:40 pm

Dave Mustaine: 'David Gilmour Could Do More With One Note Than Today's Shredders Can Do With a Dozen'
"When you live, breathe, and feel the song that you're writing..."

POSTED: 02/01/2016 - 08:15 pm

Skindred Singer and His Girlfriend Viciously Attacked and Slashed By a Group of Women
They slashed his throat with a broken bottle while dragging and spitting on his girlfriend.

POSTED: 02/01/2016 - 06:42 pm

Paul Rodgers Reportedly Recording First New Album With Bad Company in Over 30 Years
According to report, band has eight songs in the can.

POSTED: 02/01/2016 - 10:12 am

Dimebag's Girlfriend Accuses Robb Flynn of 'Hopping Up on a Soap Box' Following Phil Anselmo 'White Power' Gesture
“The one apology I am missing is the one from Mr. Flynn.”

POSTED: 02/01/2016 - 10:02 am

Black Sabbath Forced to Cancel Concerts Due to Ozzy's Health Issues
The band is currently on their final tour...

POSTED: 01/31/2016 - 11:27 pm

Sebastian Bach: 'People Who Say 'White Power' Are PUSSIES!'
"As are those who agree. Or remain silent."

POSTED: 01/31/2016 - 10:45 pm

Another Member of Jefferson Airplane Died: Rest in Peace, Signe Anderson
On the same day Paul Kantner died, at the same age...

POSTED: 01/31/2016 - 04:57 pm

Phil Anselmo Apologizes for 'White Power' Gesture: 'I Am So Sorry'
"Just give me another chance. I love all of you..."

POSTED: 01/31/2016 - 12:57 am

New Report Details Harrowing Final Months of Scott Weiland's Life
Singer struggled with mental health and family illness before his death.

POSTED: 01/30/2016 - 12:39 pm

Killswitch Engage Unleash Killer New Track 'Hate By Design'
Band premieres second song from "Incarnate."

POSTED: 01/30/2016 - 12:32 pm

Steel Panther Get Bluesy in NSFW Acoustic Rendition of 'Death to All But Metal'
Band's signature tune gets acoustic makeover.

POSTED: 01/30/2016 - 12:23 pm

Machine Head's Robb Flynn Attacks Phil Anselmo for Racist Salute: 'If You Weren't Offended By That, Fuck You!'
"If this was Chad from Nickelback, if this was Justin Bieber, if this was Lars fucking Ulrich, heads would roll!"

POSTED: 01/29/2016 - 06:18 pm

Bernie Sanders' Terrible Folk Album Will Put a Smile on Your Face
We'd like to see the Donald trump this!

POSTED: 01/29/2016 - 10:43 am

David Bowie Could Have Been Elrond in 'Lord of the Rings'
Peter Jackson apparently rejected him because he was too well known.

POSTED: 01/29/2016 - 10:35 am

Soon, Your Band Might Have to Register With the Police to Play in Philadelphia
Proposed bill wants venues to provide names, addresses and phone numbers of artists to law enforcement.

POSTED: 01/29/2016 - 10:30 am

Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder Paul Kantner Dead From Multiple Organ Failure
He was 74.

POSTED: 01/29/2016 - 01:07 am

Lemmy's Best Friend Shares Stories of Their First and Last Meetings
"The first time I met him was when..."

POSTED: 01/28/2016 - 10:50 pm

NSFW: The Ghost Inside Guitarist Lost Two Toes in Fatal Bus Crash, Shares Gory Photo
The same crash cost the band's drummer his right leg...

POSTED: 01/28/2016 - 07:30 pm

GN'R Ridicule Steven Tyler for Claiming He Played a Role in Their Reunion
"A pivotal, even if non-existent role..."

POSTED: 01/28/2016 - 06:47 pm