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.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Reveals His Top Five Authors
He's fond of children's books, sci-fi satires and sociocultural essayists.
Billie Joe Armstrong Joins London Band’s Live Green Day Cover, Crowd Freaks Out
It sounds like 'Dookie.'
Geezer Butler Reveals His Surprising Pick for the ‘Worst’ Black Sabbath Album
Do YOU agree with him?
Metallica Announce Four-Night ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Residency
They'll be there almost all week!
10 Rock + Metal Albums Critics Hated That Became Classics
What were they thinking?!
Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott Hospitalized for Altitude Sickness + Still Performs in Colombia
'I wouldn’t want to wish [this] on my worst enemy.'
Slash – ‘Most of’ What GN’R Did Back in the Day ‘Would’ve Gotten Us Canceled’
'I'm just glad that we didn't have the internet back then!'
Watch Nirvana, Heart’s Wilson Sisters + More Accept 2023 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards
Congrats to all of the recipients!
Jason Newsted Starting a ‘Heavy’ New Band, Auditioning Guitarists
He also performed a brief in-studio VIP concert!
Metallica’s James Hetfield Warns Fans Against Falling for Fake Accounts
Heed Papa Het's advice!