The eight new rock songs you need to hear right now. But which one's the best? You decide
Forty-Five Hundred Times was the song that threw a spanner in the songwriting partnership of Status Quo's Parfitt and Rossi, but it took on a life of its own, and they even extended it for royalty
Over the course of 30 studio albums, Elvis Costello has journeyed from the most unsettling of angry young men through terrains that include country music, jazz, soundtrack work and even opera
Famous for being punk’s finest hour, 1977 also produced one of the best-selling rock albums in Rumours, and classics from Pink Floyd, AC/DC, Rush and Thin Lizzy
Kirk Hammett loves 10-year-old Nandi Bushell’s solo version of Enter Sandman. We're with him on that.
On August 28, 1993, Iron Maiden and singer Bruce Dickinson parted company in spectacular style
This year's Record Store Day is spread across three different dates, and the first is almost upon us
As the 60s dream turned to dust and po-faced singer-songwriters kept it real, a new generation of kids just wanted to rock: cue the rise of glitter and glam
While the Allman Brothers Band are retired and Lynyrd Skynyrd are preparing to follow suit, one of their contemporaries continue to stick to their path: The Outlaws
Social distancing, track and trace and a whole new listening experience: this is what live gigs look like in the age of Covid-19
As blues legend Walter Trout gears up for the release of his Ordinary Madness album, he reveals he albums that got him started
Grandmaaaaaaa! We rank King Diamond and Mercyful Fate’s albums from worst to Beelzebubian best
In the week Metallica release S&M2, here’s every interview, feature and review you need from the Metal Hammer and Classic Rock archives
UPDATED Metallica kept us entertained during lockdown by delving into their archives and unearthing some epic sets. Here’s each and every one of them in proper order. Turn it up!
1976 was the year when punk first started to rear its head, Kiss found their feet in the studio and the world fell in love with Debbie Harry
Start your week right with eight new slices of rock-based goodness. Check 'em out and vote for your favourite.
The best Metallica merch you can buy in 2020, from S&M2 box sets and whiskey to Hetfield guitars and luxury watches
Alice In Chains changed the sound of rock and metal with their debut album Facelift. It’s time they got credit for it
Metallica’s iconic second album Ride The Lightning did more than turn the band into stars – it forced the world to take thrash metal seriously