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.
The Ugliest + Most Beautiful Breakdowns in Metal
Breaking down the most sublime and sinister segues in the genre!
Where 20 Rock + Metal Band Names Come From
Solving the mysteries behind the monikers.
The 10 Ugliest Breakdowns in Metal
Get ready for some hypnotizing hideousness.
The 12 Most Beautiful Breakdowns in Metal
Attractive detours amongst the chaos.
Aerosmith Cancel Rest of Las Vegas Residency Due to Steven Tyler’s Health
Best wishes for a speedy recovery!
Ex-Megadeth Members ‘Not Concerned’ About Dave Mustaine’s Reaction to ‘MEGA Years’ Tour
The Kings of Thrash will carry on with or without Mustaine's blessing.