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.
Why Geddy Lee Had to ‘Tread Carefully’ When Writing About Neil Peart
'I had to be discreet, but honest about my perspective.'
Kirk Hammett Says Lars Ulrich Saw Ghosts in ‘Haunted’ Studio Where Metallica Recorded ‘Kill ‘Em All’
'The whole building was supposedly haunted.'
Mick Mars Says He’s ‘Almost a Solid Bone Now’ Due to Arthritis + Gives Update on Future Music Plans
See his hopeful yet realistic explanations.
Robert Trujillo Reveals Metallica’s ‘Weird’ Pre-Show Workout Routine
'It sounds pretty . . . strange, but it actually works really well for the type of performance we do.'
10 Must-Watch Horror Movies That Are Totally Metal
Terror and tunes going hand in hand.
Why Motley Crue Producer Tom Werman Says Nikki Sixx’s Autobiography Is Inaccurate
'Nothing he said I agreed with.'
Zakk Wylde Joins Alice in Chains for Awesome Live Performance of ‘Would?’
He totally nailed it!
Listen to Ozzy’s ‘Halloween Horrors Playlist,’ Featuring Metallica, AC/DC + More
Diabolical picks from metal's reigning Prince of Darkness!
Dee Snider Criticizes Concept Behind Metallica’s ‘No Repeat Weekend’ – ‘It’s Kind of Self-Serving’
Does he make a good point?