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.
10 Best Rock + Metal Songs That Don’t Have a Chorus
Rules were meant to be broken.
10 Rock + Metal Tours From 1992 We Wish We Could See Now
Capping off the 20th century with some remarkable concerts.
How 10 Huge Rock Stars Got Their Stage Names
Did you know that Alex Lifeson is a stage name?
10 Rockers Who Legally Adopted Their Stage Names
You may recognize Vincent Furnier, Frank Ferrana and others by more popular names.
The Most Underrated Albums by 25 Big Rock + Metal Bands
Let's dig past the classics!
Where 20 Rock + Metal Band Names Come From
Solving the mysteries behind the monikers.
7 Rock Stars Who Were Victims of Sex Tape Scandals
A deep dive into the messed up world of sex tape scandals.
35 Years Ago: ‘Three Amigos’ Unites Comedy Greats to Yield a Cult Classic
Underappreciated upon release, John Landis’ wacky western offered one of the greatest funnymen team-ups of its time.