Matt Sorum

Matt Sorum (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Interview: Matt Sorum, Rock’s Go-To Drummer, Flexes Songwriter and Guitar Chops on Solo Album

If you’ve been a casual follower of Matt Sorum’s career — the drummer’s career includes stints in the Cult, Guns N Roses and Velvet Revolver — you might be surprised by his new album, Stratosphere (credited to “Matt Sorum and Fierce Joy”). It’s pretty far from the hard rock sounds of his career bands. On this album, Sorum is in singer-songwriter mode, and trades his seat behind the drums for vocals and guitar.

06/20/2014

Photo by Christopher Polk / Getty Images

The Melvins’ Trevor Dunn To Green Day’s Billie Joe: “Nothing Worse Than Some Rock ‘N Roll Brat Throwing A Tantrum”

In the wake of Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong’s recent onstage outburst in Las Vegas (resulting in the singer checking into rehab), bass player Trevor Dunn of sludge-rock legends the Melvins has lashed out […]

09/28/2012

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