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.
Foo Fighters + Alanis Morissette Honor Sinead O’Connor by Covering Late ’80s Classic
The track originally appeared on 'The Lion and the Cobra.'
Where 20 Rock + Metal Band Names Come From
Solving the mysteries behind the monikers.
Falling in Reverse’s Ronnie Radke Calls Out Rock Fest Crowd, Fans Fire Back
Evidently, the audience was 'lame.'
Billy Corgan Clarifies Remarks Regarding Supposed Rivalry With Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain
'I've been very transparent about what it was and what it wasn't.'
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.
Top 10 Metallica Needle Drops in Pop Culture
Surprise appearances from the kings of thrash!
Slipknot’s Clown Will Miss Remaining European Tour Dates to Be With Wife, Releases Statement
He also mentions when he plans to rejoin his bandmates.
10 of the Most Pretentious Things Rock + Metal Artists Have Said
Talk about being your own biggest fan.
Former Hole + Smashing Pumpkins Bassist Melissa Auf der Maur Reveals Why She Broke Up with Dave Grohl
'[O]ur roles in Hole and Nirvana [are] what subconsciously pushed us together.'
Noel Gallagher – The 1975 Are ‘Sh*t’ + ‘Certainly Not F–king Rock’
The former Oasis guitarist/vocalist rarely, if ever, sugarcoats his feelings.
Why Foo Fighters Fans Are Already Upset With New Drummer Josh Freese
There's just no pleasing some people.
Cage the Elephant’s Matt Shultz Gun Possession Case Reaches Resolution
He was detained on Jan. 5 for illegally possessing two loaded firearms.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Reveals His Top Five Authors
He's fond of children's books, sci-fi satires and sociocultural essayists.