Swedish band Grand Magus schedule 8 headline shows in March and April in support of latest album Sword Songs
Jake E says he's "bowing out" of Amaranthe as he pursues other projects – with Smash Into Pieces vocalist Chris Adams stepping in on their European tour
Mike Portnoy says he misses being "captain of a ship" in Dream Theater and says working as a team on his other projects can be "frustrating"
Youtube guitarist Rob Scallon and friend Dave Brown work on the ultimate breakdown – complete with 'draining kitchen sink' vocals and one beat-per-week tempo
Lamb Of God put Randy Blythe's Ashes Of The Wake gold record plaque and other signed items up for auction in memory of late friend Wayne Ford
U2 guitarist The Edge had words of wisdom for music students at BIMM Dublin's Class of 2016 graduation
Exclusive: Phil Collins reflects on "special" working relationship with Genesis colleagues Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks
Phil Anselmo says critics will always find something to be offended by if they look hard enough – but he says he can still learn from Dimebash incident
London show A Peaceful Noise will honour Eagles Of Death Metal roadie Nick Alexander who was killed during Paris terror attacks last year
Suicide Silence push back this month's UK shows with Caliban until next March due to "unforeseen circumstances"
Former Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason also discusses the "biggest problem" they had with their Early Years 1965-1972 box set
Exclusive: Satyr says he's moved away from the 'violent aggression' of Satyricon's older work towards a "varied, soulful" sound since his illness last year
Listen to Sixx AM's latest song Barbarians (Prayers For The Blessed) – taken from upcoming album Prayers For The Blessed
Metallica's show at Bogota's Los Andes Stadium in Colombia saw 25,000 fans donate 9 tons of food to help malnourished children and abandoned animals
Bring Me The Horizon announced 17-date American Nightmare tour with Underoath and Beartooth next spring
Mr Robot star Rami Malek to replace Sacha Baron Cohen in Queen film Bohemian Rhapsody – with shooting to begin in early 2017
James Hetfield gives his opinion on stars such as Avril Lavigne, Kim Kardashian and Taylor Momsen wearing Metallica t-shirts from various album eras
Singer Doro Pesch says she felt "lonely" at times as a woman in rock during the 80s, when she fronted Warlock – but she never saw it as a "big deal"