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.
Roger Waters Explains Opening Warning Statement at Start of Current Concerts
'Apart from anything else, it sets a few things straight,' says the singer.
Public Enemy’s Chuck D Joined Anthrax for ‘Bring the Noise’ at the Hollywood Palladium
The two artists revitalized their quintessential rap-thrash collaboration in Los Angeles.
Tony Hawk Joins Covers Band Performing Songs From His Video Games at Signature Brew Gig
The skateboarding icon got in on some live 'Superman' love.
Green Day Perform ‘Church on Sunday’ + ‘Warning’ for First Time in 21 Years
It's been far too long since the alt/punk rock trio played these classics in concert.
Pearl Jam’s Stone Gossard Says ‘Less Musically Talented’ Artists Upended 1980s Hard Rock + Heavy Metal
Pearl Jam's founding guitarist feels a certain way about grunge dethroning '80s rock and metal.
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?
10 Best + Really Different Covers of Dio’s ‘Holy Diver’ – Ranked
Striking modifications from the midnight sea. Look out!
10 Rock + Metal Tours From 1992 We Wish We Could See Now
Capping off the 20th century with some remarkable concerts.
10 Rockers Who Legally Adopted Their Stage Names
You may recognize Vincent Furnier, Frank Ferrana and others by more popular names.
10 Best Albums By Singers Who Left Big Rock + Metal Bands
Big band behind, big things ahead!