Jordan Blum is a former Features Editor at PopMatters and a contributor to Kerrang!, Consequence, PROG, WhatCulture, Metal Injection, Record Collector, and more. He's written books about Jethro Tull, Opeth, and Dream Theater. In his spare time, he likes to yell at strangers about how much Genesis sucked in the '80s.
What’s the Difference Between Technical + Progressive Styles of Metal?
Just because they’re similar doesn’t mean they’re the same!
Why Geddy Lee Had to ‘Tread Carefully’ When Writing About Neil Peart
'I had to be discreet, but honest about my perspective.'
Jared Leto Serves Up Odd F1 Race Intro + Viewers Have Some Thoughts
Definitely more than 30 seconds of bizarre.
Are Anthrax Teasing a Collaboration With Dave Grohl? Some Fans Think So
Can you say #FooThrax?
Foo Fighters Rock ‘Saturday Night Live’ With ‘Correct’ Christopher Walken Intro, Dave Grohl Appears in Two Sketches
They were even joined by H.E.R. for one song!
Bret Michaels Adopts Adorable ‘Hero’ Dog That’s, Well, Named Bret Michaels
The young doggy 'save[d] the day' when 'a kitten’s life was hanging in the balance.'
Why Motley Crue Producer Tom Werman Says Nikki Sixx’s Autobiography Is Inaccurate
'Nothing he said I agreed with.'
Listen to Ozzy’s ‘Halloween Horrors Playlist,’ Featuring Metallica, AC/DC + More
Diabolical picks from metal's reigning Prince of Darkness!
Fans React to AC/DC’s Power Trip Festival Performance
It was their first show since 2016 and they didn't disappoint!
Blue Ridge Rock Festival Canceled Due to Severe Weather, Fans + Bands React
See the festival's statement and people's lively responses.
AC/DC Announce New Drummer + Return of Cliff Williams for Power Trip Fest Performance
Hear footage of them rehearsing for their first show since 2016!
Rockers, Actors, Politicians + More Pay Tribute to Beloved Singer Jimmy Buffett
See their kind words and heartfelt remembrances.
Dee Snider Criticizes Concept Behind Metallica’s ‘No Repeat Weekend’ – ‘It’s Kind of Self-Serving’
Does he make a good point?
Here’s Why Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Embraces Creative Risks + Contentious Responses
'[I]f you have a catalog that's just perfect, people get bored of it.'
Good Guy Corpsegrinder Donates Dozens of Plushies to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
Cannibal Corpse? More like Charitable Corpse.
Charlie Benante Names the Metallica Song He’d Love to Play With the Band
Hint: It's an early classic.
10 Bands Who Overcame Huge Tragedies
Inspiring tales of artists who’ve triumphed over devastation.
Setlist, Photos + Video – Metallica Unleash Scorching Live Debut During North American Tour Kickoff
Metallica kicked off the North American leg of their '72 Seasons' world tour, and debuted the song 'Shadows Follow' live.
Former Lostprophets Singer Ian Watkins Hospitalized Following Brutal Prison Assault – Report
'He's in a life-threatening condition,' one source stated.