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.
10 Bands Who Overcame Huge Tragedies
Inspiring tales of artists who’ve triumphed over devastation.
Iced Earth’s Jon Schaffer Receives Early 2024 Sentencing Date for Capitol Riot
He pleaded guilty to ‘obstruction of an official proceeding and entering . . . a restricted building . . . with a deadly or dangerous weapon.”
Dave Grohl Joins Guns N’ Roses’ Polarizing Glastonbury Set + Fans Have Mixed Reactions
One of a few reasons why he was the hero of the festival.
10 of the Most Pretentious Things Rock + Metal Artists Have Said
Talk about being your own biggest fan.
Why Foo Fighters Fans Are Already Upset With New Drummer Josh Freese
There's just no pleasing some people.
Memorial Day 2023: Zakk Wylde, Bret Michaels + More Honor Fallen Veterans
See how they paid tribute to past service members and the holiday as a whole.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Reveals His Top Five Authors
He's fond of children's books, sci-fi satires and sociocultural essayists.
Setlist, Photos + Video – Metallica Play Second Show of ‘No Repeat Weekend’ in Amsterdam
See why the sophomore set of their '72 Seasons' tour was so awesome!
Jack Osbourne Celebrates 20 Years of Sobriety, Reflects on ‘Journey’ + ‘Struggle’
'I know I can never stop trying to improve and get better.'
Metallica Announce Four-Night ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Residency
They'll be there almost all week!
Is Matt Cameron Joining Foo Fighters on Tour?! See What the Pearl Jam Drummer Says
He'd certainly be a great pick, right?