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 Rock + Metal Music Videos That Couldn’t Be Made Today
Good luck getting that on air.
10 Times Rock Music Was Demonized by the Mainstream
Rock music has been blamed for many terrible tragedies.
10 Child Prodigies in Rock + Metal With Jaw-Dropping Talent
Tearing it up before they’re teenagers.
10 of the Most Sex-Positive Rock Songs
Here are 10 of the most sex-positive songs in rock, featuring songs from Aerosmith, Halestorm, Led Zeppelin and more.
10 of the Most Violent and Gory Rock + Metal Music Videos
Get your barf bags ready.
Popular Rock YouTuber Violet Orlandi Releases Debut Original Album
Hear Violet Orlandi's 'High Priest Daughter' here first.
Why Sad Songs Can Be The Most Healing – A Discussion on Mental Health and Music
Author Mike Henneberger + actor Tyler Posey bonded over similar stories.
At the Gates’ Tomas Lindberg Explains Being a Schoolteacher + Metal Musician
Did you know Lindberg is a social studies teacher?