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RHCP's Chad Smith: Top 5 Most Important Things to Know When Recording Drums
"It can be a little intimidating when you walk in a room and there's..."

POSTED: 07/30/2016 - 01:05 pm

Kerry King: I Can't Think About Jeff Hanneman Too Much, It Would Destroy Me
"Of course I miss Jeff..."

POSTED: 07/30/2016 - 12:45 pm

Temple of the Dog Tickets SOLD OUT in 3 Seconds, Fans Outraged at Ticketmaster
"20,000 seats sold in 3 seconds... must be some sort of a record..."

POSTED: 07/30/2016 - 12:19 pm

Matt Damon Once Attempted Small Talk With Prince. Prince's Response Was Awesome
Prince didn't do chit-chat...

POSTED: 07/30/2016 - 11:29 am

MTV Launching '90s Channel For Reruns of 'Beavis and Butt-head' and 'Unplugged'
New "special focus" '90s channel to launch in August.

POSTED: 07/30/2016 - 11:07 am

Mastodon Axe: This Is What Brent Hinds' New Signature Guitar Sounds Like
It's that Epiphone Flying V from THAT video...

POSTED: 07/29/2016 - 01:10 pm

Alice in Chains' Jerry Cantrell: Why You Shouldn't Use the Term 'Grunge'
"It plays a disservice to all those bands because..."

POSTED: 07/29/2016 - 12:38 pm

Steven Wilson: The Best Way to Get the Crowd on Your Side as Live Performer
"I will always remind the audience that I'm just an idiot..."

POSTED: 07/29/2016 - 12:15 pm

Original Smashing Pumpkins Are Reuniting?
"There's some big stuff happening..."

POSTED: 07/29/2016 - 11:52 am

Bags and Backpacks Banned at German Festival Following Terrorist Attacks
Additional security measures taken at this year's Wacken Open Air.

POSTED: 07/29/2016 - 10:29 am

If a Band Mate's Relationship Is Affecting Your Group, Watch This Video
Glenn Fricker has solutions for relationship issue woes.

POSTED: 07/29/2016 - 10:13 am

Ozzy Thought He'd Be 'Shot, Killed, Beaten Up' When Returning to the Alamo
"I don’t really feel keen on going there."

POSTED: 07/29/2016 - 09:58 am

Paternity Test Proves Prince Has a Son
Unidentified man in his 30s is likely the child of 'Purple Rain' singer.

POSTED: 07/29/2016 - 09:49 am

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis: Trump and Clinton Are 'Tyrants'
"Trump is not a likeable person... Hillary is not any better."

POSTED: 07/29/2016 - 09:38 am

Data Is Cool: These Are Top 10 Most Used Words in Metal
Also, least used words in metal, which band swears the most and which band has most complex lyrics.

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 11:42 pm

Joey Jordison: Why I Kept My Disease a Secret for Almost 3 Years
"I didn't want to be the person that..."

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 09:04 pm

KISS Will Soon Continue Without a Single Original Member, Simmons and Stanley Agree
"I'd like nothing better than if..."

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 07:10 pm

Watch: Metallica Performs Pokemon Theme Live in Concert
"Gotta catch 'em all OOOHHHH..."

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 06:42 pm

Class Act: Watch Slash Surprise Bunch of Kids at 'School of Rock' By Jamming GN'R With Them
"They were great kids as well as players..."

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 05:44 pm

To All Bands: Why You Should NOT Rely on Your Friends & Family for Support
"Your friends, family and even your girlfriend don't truly give a shit about your..."

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 04:54 pm

10 Sexiest Prog Songs
Apparently prog and sexy can go together...

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 03:26 pm

Here's Anthony Kiedis Showing Off His Penis in a Bizarre New RHCP Video
53 and still pulling off that sort of stuff...

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 01:53 pm

Watch: Peter Gabriel Just Performed a Genesis Song for the First Time Since 1983!
"Can you tell me where my country lies..."

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 12:24 pm

Corey Taylor & Kerry King Publicly Support Hillary Clinton: 'She Is the Correct Choice'
"I. Will. NEVER. Support. That. CUNT."

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 11:51 am

Manson's 'Disturbing' Behavior Continues, 'Obviously Inebriated' Singer Falls Offstage
"Could barely understand anything he said all night. So sad to..."

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 11:20 am

Have We Seen the Last of the Guitar Heroes?
Samurai Guitarist asks whether guitar is now a niche instrument.

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 10:42 am

Turns Out Festival Wristbands Contain 20 Times More Bacteria Than Clothes
...and increase your chances of getting boils and food poisoning.

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 10:20 am

Brad Wilk Wanted Bill Ward to Play Drums on Black Sabbath's '13' Instead of Him
He would have preferred a full reunion.

POSTED: 07/28/2016 - 09:36 am

Sweet Axe: This Cake Guitar Can Actually Play Music
Tonewood: cake...

POSTED: 07/27/2016 - 10:47 pm

Dave Grohl: Why I Played Drums on QOTSA's 'Songs for the Deaf'
"Because QOTSA - Songs for the Deaf"...

POSTED: 07/27/2016 - 09:01 pm

Corey Taylor: Why I Ejected That 'Cunt' From Slipknot Concert
"He was just a..."

POSTED: 07/27/2016 - 08:06 pm

Babymetal's Debut Record Named Greatest Album of 21st Century
By Metal Hammer readers...

POSTED: 07/27/2016 - 07:42 pm

Death Metal Drum Legend Gene Hoglan: I Would Love to Join QOTSA
"I do hope to be in..."

POSTED: 07/27/2016 - 07:04 pm

Europe's Joey Tempest: How I Wrote 'The Final Countdown' at the Age of 17
"We actually called it 'The Final Breakdown' at one point!"

POSTED: 07/27/2016 - 04:08 pm

Watch: This Is What G3 2016 Lineup With Guthrie Govan Sounds Like
"Smells Like Teen Spirit"...

POSTED: 07/27/2016 - 02:48 pm

GN'R Party: These Are the 'Intelligent and Skinny' Models Axl Rose Was Caught Partying With
"He's like the anti-Leonardo DiCaprio..."

POSTED: 07/27/2016 - 01:28 pm

Everyone in Audioslave Is Up for Reunion, Drummer Brad Wilk Says
"The possibility of us making music together with Chris is..."

POSTED: 07/27/2016 - 12:19 pm

Impressive: Guitarist Nails Every Iron Maiden Riff in One, 150+ Song Medley
20 minutes of unadulterated Maiden riffz!

POSTED: 07/27/2016 - 10:11 am

Guns N' Roses Production Manager Says Reunion Tour 'Has No End Date'
Expect More From GN'R.

POSTED: 07/27/2016 - 09:15 am

Slash, Bonamassa, Trucks + More Guitar Legends to Pay Tribute to BB King
Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Keb' Mo', and more...

POSTED: 07/27/2016 - 01:11 am

Is Marilyn Manson's Recent 'Disturbing' Concert Behavior Cause for Concern?
Severe substance abuse issues or Manson being Manson?

POSTED: 07/26/2016 - 09:26 pm

Dave Mustaine: Who I'm Going to Vote For
"I am NOT voting for..."

POSTED: 07/26/2016 - 07:41 pm

Jimmy Page: How I Came Up With 'Kashmir' Riff
"I was playing around with..."

POSTED: 07/26/2016 - 07:11 pm

Class Act: Steve Vai Just Offered an Hour of Guitar Lessons for FREE
Bending, technique, "For the Love of God," and more...

POSTED: 07/26/2016 - 06:01 pm

Watch: Street Guitarist Pulls Out Severely Broken and Beaten Guitar, Delivers Mind-Blowing Performance
Nothing like some busking magic...

POSTED: 07/26/2016 - 05:31 pm

You Can Sell Your Guitar Now: Here's 15 Minutes of Tosin Abasi Jamming Super Tasty Licks on Various Guitars
Many guitars, many strings, many styles...

POSTED: 07/26/2016 - 03:50 pm

NSFW: Never-Before-Seen Images From Dimebag Darrell Murder Scene Released
It's been 12 years...

POSTED: 07/26/2016 - 02:55 pm

Turns Out Most Fans at GN'R Shows Absolutely Don't Care About 'Chinese Democracy'
Anyone surprised?

POSTED: 07/26/2016 - 01:57 pm

RHCP Drummer Chad Smith Admits He Begged to Join Black Sabbath
"I was like, 'Dude, isn't there like...'"

POSTED: 07/26/2016 - 01:06 pm

Power of Music: 1,200 Musicians Play 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' Together, Will Give You Goosebumps
Also, AC/DC, The White Stripes, Steppenwolf, and more...

POSTED: 07/26/2016 - 12:37 pm