From leading the alt-rock boom of the 90s to dealing with his mother's tragic death, Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro guides us through the lessons he's learned
Taking the spikiness of punk and welding it to hard rock tradition, the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal remains the stuff of legend
When Bruce Dickinson left, NWOBHM titans Iron Maiden entered their darkest days. Then Blaze Bayley gave them their first light in the black
Guns N’ Roses bassist and punk rock renaissance man Duff McKagan selects the songs that fuelled his teenage appetite for destruction
Following in the footsteps of a famous parent often means forever being in their shadow. Can Wolfgang Van Halen, son of Edward, escape it?
With differences sorted, a new-look seven-piece Helloween followed a successful world tour with a fruitful trip to the studio. But will the love last?
From Fishbone to Mind Funk, we look back at 10 funk metal bands who had the good tunes, the good vibes and the bitchin' grooves
Iowa was the record that confirmed Slipknot as metal’s biggest band in a generation. Corey Taylor takes us through each song
Back To Live: Following Download Pilot, we look at the ten things we missed the most about festivals – from daft costumes to surprise sets
From Genesis to The Who, Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris reveals the songs that shaped him
We celebrate the riotous festival that established Ozzy Osbourne as the Godfather of heavy metal and unleashed Slipknot upon the world
Everything you need to know about Download festival 2022, including buying tickets and lineup announcements
Gothic rock grew like mould on the corpse of punk, and these are the best goth albums. Release the bats!