Jordan Blum is a former editor at PopMatters and a contributor to Kerrang!, Consequence of Sound, PROG, WhatCulture, Metal Injection, Recording Academy/Grammys 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.
11 Artists Who Turned Down Joining Huge Rock + Metal Bands
Thanks, but no thanks.
Watch ‘Van Halen Stage’ Dedication Ceremony in Van Halen’s Hometown
The city of Pasadena paid tribute to its main heavy metal export.
Motley Crue Will Tour Again, Eyeing Third Las Vegas Residency
'We’re far from being over,' vocalist Vince Neil announced.
The Nirvana ‘Nevermind’ Cover Lawsuit Has Been Dismissed for the Third and Final Time
According to the judge, plaintiff Spencer Elden's statute of limitations expired.
Artists + Fans React to Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert at Wembley Stadium
There goes our hero.
Nikki Sixx – I Also ‘Never Thanked’ Andy McCoy for Getting Me Drugs on Night of Heroin Overdose
The glam metal bassist fires back.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Reveal Release Plans for Second 2022 Studio Album, ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’
The funk/alt rockers are ready for album 13. Are you?
Where 20 Rock + Metal Band Names Come From
Solving the mysteries behind the monikers.
7 Rock Stars Who Were Victims of Sex Tape Scandals
A deep dive into the messed up world of sex tape scandals.
10 Rock + Metal Tours From 2002 We Wish We Could See Now
Stellar lineups at the start of the millennium.