Judas Priest’s Glenn Tipton Diagnosed with Parkinson’s; Tour Replacement Announced
'I am not leaving the band,' Tipton notes. 'It’s simply that my role has changed.'
John 5 on Eddie Van Halen’s Legacy: ‘He’s Like Benjamin Franklin’
Rob Zombie's ghoulish guitarist geeks out on Eddie Van Halen as a guitarist, a songwriter and as an inventor and designer.
Mr. Big Drummer, Pat Torpey, Dead at 64
His struggles with Parkinson's disease prevented him from playing on the bands' last albums, but he remained a band member.
Philip Anselmo on Pantera Fans: ‘To Ignore the Fanbase Would Hurt My Heart’
"If the fans say yes, then consider me ready to go."
Ozzy Osbourne Discusses Cutting Back Touring, Contemplates Hologram Future
Plus the singer discusses his desire to spend more time with family.
AC/DC: 5 Bass Players Who Should Audition To Replace Cliff Williams
AC/DC's bass lines aren't the most complex, but you still need to be awesome to play them.
Pearl Jam’s ‘Yield’ – The Album Where They Grew Up
The album took them from being a '90s band to being a band for the ages.
Mark Tremonti + BTBAM’s Dustie Waring Surprise Young Guitarist Playing Their Signature Gea…
On the latest episode of 'Gear Factor,' our host Squiggy had a pretty sweet surprise for a young shredder.
Mastodon Win Best Metal Performance, Foo Fighters Take Best Rock Song at 60th Annual Gramm…
Big props to Mastodon for winning Best Metal Performance and Foo Fighters for taking Best Rock Song at the 60th Annual Grammy ceremony.
Nita Strauss on Her Signature Ibanez Guitar
On our first episode of "Gear Factor," our gear editor Squiggy talks to Nita Strauss of Alice Cooper's band; she's the first woman to get a signature Ibanez guitar.
Grammy Watch: Who Should Win Best Metal Performance
This year, the Grammys finally got the metal category right. So, who should win? Loudwire's writers weigh in.
Meet Squiggy: Loudwire’s First Gear Editor
Squiggy's "Gear Factor" will take a deep dive into the world of musical instruments, and review the latest gear.