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Death Magnetic
Spinal Tap may have taught us to turn it up to 11 when we want it loud, but DR3 is a number you might want to remember as well. According to Production Advice, Metallica have reached DR3 (Dynamic Range 3) with their 2008 album "Death Magnetic".The...
Black Sabbath
One thing is certain - Black Sabbath are heading into the final stage of their storied career, but when that career will come to an end has been a question for some time. Ozzy Osbourne shed some light on the matter during a press conference last week at the...
Michael Poulsen
Michael Poulsen says he doesn't consider Volbeat to be a heavy metal band - or even a rock'n'roll band.And he believes that while sticking to a particular style suits many outfits, it would never work for his.The frontman's comments come as...
Lou Reed & Metallica
It was reviled by critics on release and baffled fans of both acts, but Lou Reed and Metallica's collaborative album "Lulu" has at least one high-profile fan: David Bowie.At Lou Reed's posthumous induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...
Marc Canter
Episode 1 of Uproxx's Guns n' Roses documentary series focuses on one man's plan to get the classic lineup of the band back together.Growing up best friends with Slash and Axl Rose, Marc Canter had a front-row seat for the rise and fall of one of...
Josh Homme
Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has teamed up with members of Paramore and Jimmy Eat World for a new charity aiming to help musicians with disabilities and serious illnesses."The Sweet Stuff Foundation" was founded in 2013, but only...
James Hetfield - Chris Isaak
James Hetfield asked how to sing like pop star Chris Isaak before recording the iconic "Black Album", producer Bob Rock has recalled.The frontman had been inspired by Isaak's trademark hit "Wicked Game", and wanted to match the vocal...
System Of A Down
The members of the iconic nu-metal group System of a Down are all Armenian-American, so it was a big deal when the band played their first-ever concert in Armenia on April 23. The band embarked on their "Wake Up the Souls" tour on the 100th...
The Chemical Brothers
The Chemical Brothers are back with a new album called "Born in the Echoes", out July 17 via Astralwerks. Guests on the album include St. Vincent, Beck, Q-Tip, Cate Le Bon, and Ali Love. They've also released a new track, "Sometimes I Feel...
Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll
Imagine the U.S. government rounding up Madonna, Kanye West, Billy Joel and Prince and murdering them based on their occupation. In "Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll", John Pirozzi's captivating new...
Mexrrissey
Mexrrissey - a live tribute by Mexican musicians to Morrissey and the "shared feelings" expressed both in his songs and in Mexican pop culture - is coming to the U.K. this spring.Camilo Lara conceived the show with Andy Wood, director of London...
Paul McCartney
Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has topped the Sunday Times Rich List of musicians with his £730m fortune.Sir Paul is worth an estimated £20m more than last year and enjoys a significant boost from his American heiress wife's £150m...
Bluetooth Disc
Jesse England has an evocative way of describing record players; he considers them "altars" for music. "There's no contemporary media environment that I know of in the past 50 years that requires that amount of reverence and that amount of...
Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep recorded live cover versions of Bruce Springsteen's "My Love Will Not Let You Down", Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' "American Girl", Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" and nine other hits for the Jonathan Demme...
Paolo Ribaldini
Heavy metal is now on the syllabus at a Finnish University, which is offering summer courses in the genre.The University of Helsinki is offering a summer course called "Heavy Metal Music in Contemporary Music and Society". Being led by PhD candidate...

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