Bryan Reesman is a Recording Academy/GRAMMY.com contributor.
The rigors of international touring can often take a toll on musicians — from long trips between concerts and adapting to different cultures, to the endless promotional blitz.
With co-founding guitarist Brian "Head" Welch returning to Korn earlier this year after an eight-year absence, the GRAMMY-winning nü-metal progenitors have brought a renewed sense of dual-guitar me
Australia and New Zealand have a long history of exporting influential music to the Northern Hemisphere by way of chart-climbing acts such as AC/DC, Crowded House, INXS, Men At Work, Split Enz, and
Japanese musician Yoshiki is an example of an artist who has worn many hats, as a drummer, bandleader, songwriter, composer, pianist, comic book writer, and fashion designer.
For some, it may be hard to believe that it's been 20 years since Nirvana's third album, In Utero, was released.
Dream Theater have long kept the progressive metal flame burning strong and bright.
(The following interview was published in the "Health & Fitness Issue" of GRAMMY magazine
Singer/songwriter/guitarist Richie Kotzen is well-known to many hard rock fans for his bluesy, soulful body of work, which includes a plethora of solo releases as well as albums and tours with the
Some people really know how to make use of their time. Vocalist/composer Serj Tankian has been going full force since System Of A Down went on hiatus in 2006.
As the concert business continues as a strong source of income for artists (in 2012 touring remained a key factor for the top music earners in the United States), fans are faced with an overwhelmin
GRAMMY-nominated punk/thrash crossover icons Suicidal Tendencies recently released 13, their first new album in 13 years.
While plenty of artists achieve success in their homelands, a holy grail exists in the format of international fame and the greater riches to be found by becoming a hit in the world's biggest music
Music and automobiles have always been a natural fit.
While the constant grind of being a professional musician is bound to keep one continually harried and hurried, many artists find time to indulge in outside passions that not only satisfy themselve