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.
Top 10 Metallica Needle Drops in Pop Culture
Surprise appearances from the kings of thrash!
10 Rockers Who Legally Adopted Their Stage Names
You may recognize Vincent Furnier, Frank Ferrana and others by more popular names.
Slash – ‘Most of’ What GN’R Did Back in the Day ‘Would’ve Gotten Us Canceled’
'I'm just glad that we didn't have the internet back then!'
Setlist, Photos + Video – Motley Crue + Def Leppard Play First 2023 Show
It was also their debut show with guitarist John 5!
10 Rock + Metal Tours From 2003 We Wish We Could See Now
20 years have gone so fast.
Neil Young Pays Tribute to ‘The Soul of CSNY,’ David Crosby
'David’s voice and energy were at the heart of our band,' Young wrote.
Dave Grohl Just Got His Own Comic Book, and It’s Awesome
There goes my hand-drawn hero!
Steve Perry Drops Song Trademarks Lawsuit Against Former Journey Bandmates Schon and Cain
It's great to see at least one Journey dispute finally resolved.
How Rock + Metal Musicians Celebrated New Year’s Eve 2022
Welcoming 2023 in both electrifying and humble ways!
Foo Fighters Issue Statement on Future Without Taylor Hawkins
'We're going to be a different band going forward,' the band writes.
Paul McCartney Mourns Death of Groundbreaking Journalist + TV Personality Barbara Walters
The legendary news anchor and interviewer was 93.
Why Queen’s Brian May Says Recent Knighthood ‘Comes With a Little Bit More Clout’
The iconic guitarist received the title via the U.K.’s latest New Year’s Honours List.