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.
Corey Taylor Names the Beatles Song He’s ‘Always Wanted’ to Cover
'[It's] one of the darkest f--king songs,' he explained.
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!
Blue Ridge Rock Festival Canceled Due to Severe Weather, Fans + Bands React
See the festival's statement and people's lively responses.
Dee Snider Criticizes Concept Behind Metallica’s ‘No Repeat Weekend’ – ‘It’s Kind of Self-Serving’
Does he make a good point?
10 Rock Lyrics That Didn’t Age All That Well
You definitely can’t say THAT anymore!
Green Day Are Selling a Limited Edition ‘Nimrod 45′ Shirt Featuring Trump’s Mugshot
Proceeds are going to a great cause.
QOTSA Cancel Brazil Appearance Due to ‘Medical Recommendations,’ Prompting Division + Toxicity Among Fans
The band's replacement has also been revealed.
The Ugliest + Most Beautiful Breakdowns in Metal
Breaking down the most sublime and sinister segues in the genre!
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.'
Charlie Benante Names the Metallica Song He’d Love to Play With the Band
Hint: It's an early classic.