Jordan Blum is a features editor at PopMatters and a contributor to Kerrang!, Consequence of Sound, PROG, WhatCulture, Metal Injection, Recording Academy/Grammys and more. He's written books about Jethro Tull and Dream Theater, and he's currently working on one about Opeth. In his spare time, he likes to yell at strangers about how much Genesis sucked in the '80s.
11 Most Metal Moments on ‘South Park’
Meet some metal friends of mine.
10 Rock + Metal Tours From 1992 We Wish We Could See Now
Capping off the 20th century with some remarkable concerts.
10 Rockers Who Legally Adopted Their Stage Names
You may recognize Vincent Furnier, Frank Ferrana and others by more popular names.
The Most Underrated Albums by 25 Big Rock + Metal Bands
Let's dig past the classics!
11 Artists Who Turned Down Joining Huge Rock + Metal Bands
Thanks, but no thanks.
10 Reasons Why Linkin Park’s ‘A Thousand Suns’ Is Better Than You Remember
Get a fresh perspective on the polarizing effort.
10 of the Most Violent and Gory Rock + Metal Music Videos
Get your barf bags ready.