Jordan Blum is a features editor at PopMatters and a contributor to Kerrang!, Consequence of Sound, PROG, WhatCulture, Metal Injection, Recording Academy/Grammys and more. He's written books about Jethro Tull and Dream Theater, and he's currently working on one about Opeth. In his spare time, he likes to yell at strangers about how much Genesis sucked in the '80s.
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