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.
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!
Dee Snider Criticizes Concept Behind Metallica’s ‘No Repeat Weekend’ – ‘It’s Kind of Self-Serving’
Does he make a good point?
The Ugliest + Most Beautiful Breakdowns in Metal
Breaking down the most sublime and sinister segues in the genre!
Charlie Benante Names the Metallica Song He’d Love to Play With the Band
Hint: It's an early classic.
Good Guy Corpsegrinder Donates Dozens of Plushies to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
Cannibal Corpse? More like Charitable Corpse.
Brendon Small Reveals Which Metallica Release Directly Inspired ‘Metalocalypse’
'It's brutally honest, and I think that takes guts — just crazy guts.'
Corey Taylor Did WHAT With Slipknot’s Clown, Dimebag Darrell + a Urinal Cake?!
Life on the road sure gets gross.
The 12 Most Beautiful Breakdowns in Metal
Attractive detours amongst the chaos.
V-Man Weighs in on Slipknot Releasing Singles Instead of Albums Going Forward
'We can now do whatever we want and we're not held by certain aspects.'