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 Rockers Who Legally Adopted Their Stage Names
You may recognize Vincent Furnier, Frank Ferrana and others by more popular names.
10 Best Albums By Singers Who Left Big Rock + Metal Bands
Big band behind, big things ahead!
11 Artists Who Turned Down Joining Huge Rock + Metal Bands
Thanks, but no thanks.
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.
10 Rock + Metal Tours From 2002 We Wish We Could See Now
Stellar lineups at the start of the millennium.
10 Must-Watch Horror Movies That Are Totally Metal
Terror and tunes going hand in hand.
10 Signs You’re a Fan of Tool
Dive in and spiral out.
11 Bands That Never Reunited With Their Classic Singers
Pour one out for these former vocalists.
10 Times Rock Music Was Demonized by the Mainstream
Rock music has been blamed for many terrible tragedies.