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.
Metallica’s Robert Trujillo Names His Favorite Modern Hardcore Bands
He's clearly got terrific taste, right?
Why Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Sometimes Feels Like ‘a F–king idiot or a Loser’
'Do I have my own worries and insecurities? Of course.'
Metallica Announce Four-Night ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Residency
They'll be there almost all week!
Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Weighs in on Pantera Reunion Controversy
See what he had to say!
Did Queen Invent Thrash Metal?! Brian May Says This Beloved Song Just Might’ve
'It was one of the first songs we ever played together . . . [and] we just went for it!'
10 Killer Rock + Metal Tours From 1993 We Wish We Could See Now
There were some REALLY diverse line-ups back then!
10 Rock + Metal Tours From 2003 We Wish We Could See Now
20 years have gone so fast.
Jason Newsted Starting a ‘Heavy’ New Band, Auditioning Guitarists
He also performed a brief in-studio VIP concert!
Why Anthrax’s Scott Ian Says More ‘Big 4’ Shows Won’t Happen Until At Least 2025
Sorry to disappoint you, fellow thrash fans!