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Guitarist Paul Waggoner Ranks Between the Buried and Me Albums Worst-to-Best
"We hate playing 'Selkies' because..."

POSTED: 05/24/2016 - 02:02 pm

Foo Fighters: Why We're Taking Some Time Off Right Now
"We shall return, I just don't know when..."

POSTED: 05/24/2016 - 01:17 pm

Canadian Prime Minister Defends Nickelback: 'Y'know What? They're Alright'
Justin Trudeau doesn't hate Canada's most divisive export.

POSTED: 05/24/2016 - 10:12 am

Are Metal Bands 'Lying to Fans' by Using Backing Tracks?
Destruction bassist Schmier certainly thinks so...

POSTED: 05/24/2016 - 09:55 am

The Crowd Goes Wild: Watch Radiohead Play 'Creep' First Time This Decade
Also, "No Surprises" for the first time in this decade...

POSTED: 05/23/2016 - 11:52 pm

Rare Techniques: 5 Ways to Make Super Weird Sounds With Your Guitar
Super weird as in super awesome!

POSTED: 05/23/2016 - 09:39 pm

Carbon Fiber Vs. Wood: This Is the Difference in Guitar Tone
Stonebridge GS23-CR vs. RainSong H-OM1000N2, to be precise...

POSTED: 05/23/2016 - 07:22 pm

Watch: How Megadeth Honored Nick Menza Live in Concert Last Night
"I usually say 'You've been great, we've been Megadeth,' but Nick..."

POSTED: 05/23/2016 - 04:33 pm

Watch Metallica's 'One' Played in Entirety on Just 1 Guitar... By 5 Hands
Rhythm, solo, bass, vocal lines all included...

POSTED: 05/23/2016 - 04:09 pm

Classic Dokken Has Reunited: We're Doing It for the Money, And That's Wrong
At least they're honest...

POSTED: 05/23/2016 - 03:08 pm

Pearl Jam: We Wouldn't Even Exist If It Wasn't for RHCP
"We're all very aware of that and we all love you for that..."

POSTED: 05/23/2016 - 12:40 pm

NOFX's Fat Mike Posts Updates From Rehab
Musician shares candid experiences of detox on Instagram.

POSTED: 05/23/2016 - 10:13 am

Global Premiere: Watch AC/DC Perform 'Touch Too Much' Live in Concert for the First Time Ever
Originally released way back in 1979...

POSTED: 05/23/2016 - 12:05 am

Dave Mustaine Planning Benefit Show for Nick Menza Featuring All Former Members of Megadeth
UPDATE: Dave just posted an emotional official statement regarding Nick's passing...

POSTED: 05/22/2016 - 11:40 pm

Take a Listen to the Band Nick Menza Was Playing in When He Died
Jazz rock stuff featuring ex-Megadeth guitarist Chris Poland and bass champ Robertino Pagliari...

POSTED: 05/22/2016 - 09:24 pm

Musicians React to Nick Menza's Death: 'We Will Miss You, 'Machine''
"He just spent nearly two weeks with the boys in the Pacific Northwest and was absolutely glowing..."

POSTED: 05/22/2016 - 05:26 pm

Fan Who Witnessed Nick Menza's Death: 'Everyone Thought He Just Fell'
"This was the worst thing I have ever witnessed..."

POSTED: 05/22/2016 - 02:34 pm

Megadeth Hire Soilwork's Dirk Verbeuren as Temporary Drummer, Here's What They Sound Like
Recommended by Chris Adler himself...

POSTED: 05/22/2016 - 01:45 pm

Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Reportedly Dead at 51
UPDATE: Official FB page has confirmed the news...

POSTED: 05/22/2016 - 11:25 am

RHCP's Flea: Rock Is Dead
"Nowadays, if you decide you want to be in a rock band it's like..."

POSTED: 05/21/2016 - 01:35 pm

Report: Oasis Are Reuniting, Comeback Shows Scheduled for 2017!
"Lots of exciting things happening," Liam Gallagher says.

POSTED: 05/21/2016 - 01:17 pm

Brian Johnson Hints He's Over With AC/DC: 'It Is What It Is, I've Had a Good Run'
"But I'm lucky - I've been in one of the best bands in the world..."

POSTED: 05/20/2016 - 05:18 pm

Axl Rose Back on His Feet for AC/DC Vienna Concert
He only needed his throne for part of the set.

POSTED: 05/20/2016 - 11:45 am

Maynard James Keenan Compares Rise of Donald Trump to the Rise of Hitler
"I've seen this before; I think it's called Germany, 1938," singer States.

POSTED: 05/20/2016 - 10:56 am

Gene Simmons: Celebrities Should 'Shut Up,' Keep Their Presidential Choices Private
"I don't like the idea of celebrities announcing who they're for and not for," KISS bassist states.

POSTED: 05/20/2016 - 10:47 am

Original Beastie Boys Guitarist John Berry Dead at 52
He was the one who came up with the band's name...

POSTED: 05/20/2016 - 02:18 am

Learn Something: Here's How to Turn Your Guitar Into a Flamethrower
A smoking bass too...

POSTED: 05/19/2016 - 11:38 pm

Gene Simmons: The Only Cure for Pedophilia Is Death
"And priests who are pedophiles..."

POSTED: 05/19/2016 - 11:18 pm

Meet Glenn Branca, the Man Who Composes Music for 100-Guitar Orchestras
"I'm a serious composer, which means: I'm. Broke..."‚Äč

POSTED: 05/19/2016 - 10:28 pm

10 Things You Can Say When Venue Owner Asks You to Play 'For the Exposure'
For no money, that is...

POSTED: 05/19/2016 - 08:03 pm

John Petrucci: Why It's So Important to Train Your Ear as a Guitarist
"There's no substitute to learning how to train your ear..."

POSTED: 05/19/2016 - 07:52 pm

Bassist Tim Commerford: The Thing About Audioslave I'm Most Proud Of
"We didn't do what we do. We did something different for all of us."

POSTED: 05/19/2016 - 03:11 pm

Geezer Butler: 'If Sabbath Hadn't Made It, I'd Have Killed Myself'
Bassist opens up about self-harm and depression in new interview.

POSTED: 05/19/2016 - 11:52 am

Aerosmith Consider Touring Without Steven Tyler, Guitarist Suggests Myles Kennedy as Possible Replacement
Brad Whitford says band are thinking about stand-in singers.

POSTED: 05/19/2016 - 11:44 am

Report: Prophets of Rage is Rage Against the Machine, Cypress Hill, Public Enemy Supergroup
Commerford, Morello and Wilk to be joined by Chuck D and B-Real.

POSTED: 05/19/2016 - 11:23 am

Report: RATM Are NOT Reuniting, But Something Big Is Still Happening
Big and RATM-related...

POSTED: 05/19/2016 - 03:13 am

Learn Something: 10 Ways To Improve Your Guitar Tone for Free
"A lot of people think they don't like their pickups, when in reality..."

POSTED: 05/18/2016 - 11:59 pm

This Is How Much Money Metallica, Sabbath, Maiden, Tool, Megadeth + More Are Grossing at Gigs These Days
Also Ghost, Baroness, Coheed and Cambria, and more...

POSTED: 05/18/2016 - 10:32 pm

They Call This 3-String The Easiest Guitar to Play in the World
Yours for $340 if you're interested...

POSTED: 05/18/2016 - 07:33 pm

Watch: Teenage Kids Cover Tool's 'Lateralus'
Vocals, bass, drums, two guitars, two trash cans...

POSTED: 05/18/2016 - 07:01 pm

Experiment: Here's What Iconic Metal Riffs Sound Like Tuned UP 3.5 Steps
Mastodon, Slayer, Pantera, B-E-A-D-F#-B tuning...

POSTED: 05/18/2016 - 02:17 pm

RATM Are Making a Comeback?!
Countdown timer, posters spotted in LA, excitement in the air!

POSTED: 05/18/2016 - 12:43 pm

UPDATED: Alice in Chains and Lenny Kravitz to Open for GN'R on Some Tour Dates, Slash as Opener Still a Possibility
"Seems so weird..."

POSTED: 05/18/2016 - 12:25 pm

Check Out James Hetfield's Acoustic Rendition of Metallica's 'Motorbreath'
A surprising new take on a Metalli-classic...

POSTED: 05/18/2016 - 09:24 am

Here Are All the Instances of Pantera, Metallica and Slayer Being Ripped Off in the Original 'Doom' Games
Boy, the developers sure did love their metal...

POSTED: 05/18/2016 - 09:08 am

Ex Iron Maiden Singer Paul Di'Anno Hospitalized, South American Tour Cancelled
Di'Anno was recently rushed to hospital, is awaiting a proper diagnosis regarding his condition.

POSTED: 05/18/2016 - 08:52 am

Watch: Why You Shouldn't Use Guitar Tabs (Or Why You Should Outgrow Them)
Posted on the world's biggest tab site, yes...

POSTED: 05/17/2016 - 09:59 pm

Here's What Today's Rock/Metal Legends Will Look Like When They're 100 Years Old
15 of 'em, plus Keef at 152...

POSTED: 05/17/2016 - 08:41 pm

This Is What Buckethead Sounds Like Live in 2016 on His First Gigs in 4 Years
"His chops have improved, if that's even possible..."

POSTED: 05/17/2016 - 05:38 pm

Kiesel Guitars Robbed of $40,000 Worth of Instruments, Maybe You Can Help
16 guitars in total, $5,000 reward...

POSTED: 05/17/2016 - 01:46 pm