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.
10 Best Metal Covers of Hit Pop Songs
Fun fact: The world won’t end because some metal bands covered pop songs.
Dave Grohl Covers ‘At Seventeen’ With 16-Year-Old Daughter Violet for Hanukkah Sessions
The original was made famous by singer/songwriter Janis Ian in 1975.
15 Rock + Metal Bands Who’ve Appeared on Kids TV Shows
Get 'em headbanging while they're still young!
Why Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Is Not a Fan of Taking Photos With Fans
According to him, capturing the moment instantly ruins it.
10 Bands Who Nailed Seemingly Impossible to Cover Rock + Metal Songs
Top that? Challenge accepted.
Green Day Perform ‘Church on Sunday’ + ‘Warning’ for First Time in 21 Years
It's been far too long since the alt/punk rock trio played these classics in concert.
Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba Isn’t Sure if He’s Still in Blink-182
What's my role, again?
The ‘Big 4′ Bands of 27 Rock + Metal Subgenres
See which artists shaped the subgenres as we know them. These are the big four bands of 27 different rock and metal subgenres.
12 Rockers You Maybe Didn’t Know Go By Their Middle Name
They were fooling us this whole time?!