He brought the thunder, drove Motorhead's sound and played like a punk rock John Bonham. Why we still miss the inimitable Phil 'Philthy' Taylor
Dio Disciples guitarist Craig Goldy says Dio hologram is a way of giving icon back to fans and not an attempt to raise the dead - as festival tour plans are outlined
Metallica frontman James Hetfield insists it’s “really, really important” to have Motorhead inducted into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame following Lemmy’s death
They looked like a band of bruddas, yet beneath the fringes the Ramones were plagued by trauma, illness and bullying from the outset to the bitter end
Dave Lombardo had rejoined the band, Tom Ayara was losing his sister to cancer and Kerry King was still as reassuringly angry as ever. Little wonder that Slayer's World Painted Blood roared...
Dweezil Zappa is fighting with his siblings over the right to perform his father's music, but they're not the first families of rock to end up sparring over a deceased star's estate
Grant Moon rounds up the latest progressive music releases from Tilted Axes, Tim Muddiman And The Strange, Cairo, Savoy Motel and Mild High Club
In the short space of just five years, Deftones transformed their music and themselves with an inventive mix of trip hop, atmospherics and hard rock, here's how they did it...
Rehab, retribution and in-fighting. After an acclaimed multi-million selling debut, the wheels quickly started coming off for Velvet Revolver and their estranged and troubled singer...
Pioneer, bluesman, ambassador for his homeland, statues erected in his name, even praised by his own president: how did Rory Gallagher become such a national treasure?
Watch Last In Line’s lyric video for Already Dead, recorded before the passing of bassist Jimmy Bain
A major deal, the same manager as Kiss, Jon Bon Jovi and Lars Ulrich were fans. So how come Starz didn’t go supernova?
Lamb Of God frontman Randy Blythe offers gold disc for auction to assist cancer charity after death of fan who inspired The Duke EP
Conspiracy theorist claims Motorhead icon Lemmy is still alive after making “blood sacrifice pact” with Illuminati
The Helmet frontman remembers his first meeting with David Bowie, which led to a performance at Wembley Stadium
Knife-carrying thug, practical joker, drug fiend and the inventor of heavy metal, Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi on his life less ordinary
For two years Classic Rock tried to track down America’s most elusive guitar hero. With the help of bandmates and producer, the feature was filed. Then the news broke that Ronnie had died