Jordan Blum is a former 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, Opeth, and Dream Theater. In his spare time, he likes to yell at strangers about how much Genesis sucked in the '80s.
The ‘Big 4′ Bands of 27 Rock + Metal Subgenres
See which artists shaped the genre as we know it.
Soulfly Received Albuquerque’s Key to the City + Welcomed on Stage by Metalhead Mayor
Clearly, Albuquerque is awesome!
See Footage + Full Setlist From Cynic’s First Show in Nearly a Decade
They focused on some great material, including several live debuts!
Television Founder + Frontman Tom Verlaine Dead at 73, Rockers Mourn Post-Punk Legend
The band's debut LP, 'Marquee Moon,' helped spearhead the genre.
Here’s Why Courtney LaPlante Likes Being in Spiritbox + Touring with Ghost and Mastodon
'I’m so impressed every day that I watch both of those bands.'
Disturbed Announce 2023 European Tour Dates + Reveal Supporting Bands
Wow, what a line-up!
Corey Taylor Reveals Working Titles for 17 New Solo Songs – ‘All I Want Is Hate,’ ‘Starmate’ + More
"Nobody is ready for what they're about to hear," Taylor states.
Why There’s Still a Good Chance Ozzy Osbourne Could Be Knighted
The 'Prince of Darkness' clearly deserves it, right?!
Will Marty Friedman Play with Megadeth Next Month?
Their reunion has been a long time coming.