My obsessive love of rock didn't surface until later in life -- around the same time I began learning electric guitar and listening to artists like Jimi Hendrix. I spent the next decade learning everything I could about rock. Along the way I found myself gravitating towards against-the-grain bands like Pearl Jam, Modest Mouse and Queens of the Stone Age. I began pursuing a career in radio after realizing I would be able to talk about music all day and get free CDs and concert tix. After grinding it out on the intern circuit, I landed a job at the Banana! I later became a writer for Loudwire.com and I'm currently the Digital Managing Editor for Townsquare Media Flint.
Radiohead Stage Collapse Victim Revealed To Be Drum Tech Scott Johnson
The victim of the disastrous stage collapse that took place at Radiohead's planned Saturday (June 16) performance in Toronto has been revealed as the British alt-rockers' own drum tech, Scott Johnson.
Nickelback Concede That They’ll Never Make Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
In a new interview, Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger comes to terms with the fact that his band will probably never be inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or pick up any Grammys.
Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Calls James Iha a ‘Piece of S**t’ + Claims Jimmy Chamberli…
On the eve of opening a new chapter for the Smashing Pumpkins with the release of 'Oceania,' frontman Billy Corgan offers his thoughts on his former bandmates, calling one "just a piece of s---" and claiming that another lied about the circumstances surrounding his …
Rob Zombie Drafts Producer for New Album, Talks ‘Lords of Salem’
As Rob Zombie puts the finishing touches on his upcoming witchcraft horror flick 'The Lords of Salem,' he is simultaneously preparing to enter the studio to record what he calls his "best record yet."
Kerry King Offers Latest on New Slayer Album
Slayer axe-man Kerry King gives the lowdown on co-guitarist Jeff Hanneman's rehabilitation progress, the rumored two-song EP and their in-the-works new album in a new interview.
Beastie Boys Have Plenty of Unreleased Material Reveals Producer Mario C.
Mario C., collaborator, producer and friend of the Beastie Boys, says that despite the untimely death of Adam "MCA" Yauch last month, we still may hear new Beasties songs in the future. He explains that there is still plenty of unreleased music on the way from the recent Rock and R…
Pearl Jam Support Montana Senator Jon Tester With Missoula Concert
Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament is bringing the band to his home state and will partner with Senator Jon Tester to give two very lucky fans an incredibly rare opportunity at their just announced Missoula concert.
Two Unreleased Layne Staley Songs to Surface in New Movie ‘Grassroots’
'Grassroots' is a new film based on the true story of two Seattle music journalists who look to shake up the political scene. But for Alice in Chains fans, the bigger news is that the movie will feature two never-before-released songs from late frontman Layne Staley.
Linkin Park to Stream Performance from Rio+Social Event
Linkin Park are joining forces with the United Nations Foundation and several other organizations for Rio+Social. As part of their involvement, LP will stream a performance from Los Angeles on June 19.
Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme Appears in Glen Campbell Video
Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has been a party to many off-the-wall collaborations in his day, but perhaps none as surprising as his latest. In a new interview, Homme explains how his appearance in the farewell music video from Glen Campbell came to be.