Lady Gaga's Least-Likely Little Monster? Rob Halford

'She's exactly what we need right now,' Judas Priest frontman says, comparing Gaga to Madonna and praising her activism.

Judas Priest Frontman Avoids Killing Producer On Halford IV

Rob Halford recalls how a medical emergency turned into comedy while recording Made of Metal.

Godsmack Frontman Sheds Metal Rage For Ethereal Avalon

Sully Erna explains why his world-music-infused solo album is his 'baby.'

Peter Steele Of Type O Negative: A Remembrance

Frontman's dark image belied his friendly, humorous personality.

Aretha Franklin's Performance At Barack Obama's Inauguration: A Milestone In A Historic Career

Soul singer, who performed 'My Country 'Tis of Thee,' also sang at Martin Luther King's funeral.

Saliva's Scott Plans Song With Daughtry, Referees Suicide Girls Brawl

Frontman, former 'Idol' finalist hope to collaborate on movie soundtrack.

After Tragic Accident, Bayside Show Strength On The Walking Wounded

'We wanted to show everyone we could really get back in there and put out a great record,' says frontman Anthony Raneri.

The Used Hate Los Angeles But Love To Write About It

Band hashing out 'different type of aggression' for LP; live CD/DVD, Taste of Chaos tour also up ahead.

Stone Sour's Sweet Success May Mean Slipknot-Free 2007

Still riding Come What(ever) May wave, Corey Taylor says Slipknot is on hold until 2008.

Half Of Black Sabbath Reunite With Dio; Tour Begins In March

Band will tour as Heaven and Hell for most of 2007.

Saosin Stop Screaming, Start Smiling, Thanks To — Tracy Chapman?

Frontman Cove Reber credits childhood love of Chapman, Dire Straits with sunny outlook; tour with Senses Fail starts at end of month.

Spooky Punks Aiden Shower Fans With Halloween Treats

Seattle band covers Billy Idol, Misfits on Rain in Hell double-disc.

Senses Fail Frontman Says Depression, Anxiety Made New LP Better

'It was good because that emotion came across on the record,' Buddy Nielsen says of Still Searching, due Tuesday.

Good Charlotte Celebrate Happier Sound, Sober Outlook On Good Morning Revival!

Band scrapped at least two albums' worth of songs before arriving at new LP.

Alcoholism, In-Fighting Couldn't Derail Lamb Of God's Top 10 Album

'It felt like I was being torn in 8 million pieces,' singer Randy Blythe says of tumultuous year.

New Iron Maiden LP Is So Deep That Even The Band Doesn't Get It

'We are still getting to grips with the album ourselves — and we made it,' frontman Bruce Dickinson says.

Sparta Return With New LP, Outlook, Tour — And No Need For 'Hipster Points'

Frontman Jim Ward talks about walking away from band, finding his way back.

Warped Tour's Eighteen Visions Are Done Being The 'Victim'

Self-titled album lashes out at litany of people who set band back.

Lostprophets Find Themselves After Brush With Death, Embrace Pop Influences On Third LP

Band looks to the Clash, Duran Duran for Liberation Transmission inspiration.

Megadeth Heading Back To The Old School With United Abominations

After a tough few years, 'I wanted to go back to the way the stuff was done in the beginning,' says frontman Dave Mustaine.

Judas Priest's Nostradamus Concept LP: A Heavy-Metal 'Phantom Of The Opera'

Album about French prophet will include orchestration; live show will have 'more costume changes than Cher.'

Corey Taylor Hits Rock Bottom On Way To New Stone Sour LP

Slipknot frontman conquered alcoholism, emerged with uplifting tracks for side project.

Radiohead Debut Seven New Songs, Please Crowd With Hits At NYC Show

Some new material rocks harder than anything since OK Computer.

Jason Newsted Says Frantic Pace Of 'Rock Star: Supernova' Is 'Asking For Miracles'

Bands have just 45 days to write, complete album.