A seismic cultural shift: Watch Mick Jagger try and explain the counterculture to the editor of The Times, a lord, a bishop and a jesuit priest
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Dark Tranquillity vocalist (and all-round Gothenburg legend) Mikael Stanne picks the ten gore-dripping death metal albums that changed his life
Before they became one of metal's most divisive bands, Limp Bizkit's debut singled them out as one of heavy music's most exciting young names
Tim Armstrong's band have been delivering punk rock magic since 1991, but which album is their defining masterpiece?
How Megadeth's Countdown To Extinction helped a cleaned-up Dave Mustaine realise his superstar ambitions
Canada’s finest Bryan Adams on John Cleese, Mutt Lange, and why he never tires of playing *that* song
Thunder guitarist Luke Morley picks his records, artists and gigs of lasting significance, and reveals the sport Jimmy Page is terrible at
The setbacks Def Leppard have faced over the past 45 years would have finished off many lesser bands, but now they’re very much on the up again
Synthwave heavyweight Carpenter Brut talks trilogies, uniting music fans and this year's absurdly fun Leather Terror album
Much more than a crossover 'dance rock' smash, The Prodigy's incendiary third album re-defined the heavy music landscape
With over a billion streams across YouTube and Spotify, Bonnie Tyler's hair-raising classic Total Eclipse Of The Heart might just be be the biggest power ballad of them all
Throwing space-rock, proto-metal, acid-rock and a lot more into a swirling pot, Monster Magnet have a gift not for invention, but reinvention... and these are their best albums
Lzzy Hale and Joe Hottinger talk getting personal, the trouble with social media, and the difficult road to Halestorm's Back From The Dead album
Bill Ward was an integral part of Black Sabbath and of heavy metal’s genesis. Here he reflects on his eventful life thus far and his piles of unreleased albums
From mathcore digit-snappers to the Cayman Island resident working with Iggy Pop and Randy Blythe, this is the best new noise around right now
Oceans Of Slumber vocalist Cammie Gilbert talks capybaras, Black Lives Matter and run-ins with cults
Apple Music is the doyen of streaming music, while Amazon Music Unlimited is the aggressive upstart - but which music streaming service is best for you?