It is a long way to the top if you want to be the biggest heavy metal band in the world. Only Guns N’Roses nailed it first time. For the rest, it is a(...)

LAMB OF GOD were on course to be one of the biggest heavy metal bands in the world until lead singer Randy Blythe was arrested in Prague last year and(...)

Are you ready, Eddie? Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden rocks out

For two generations of heavy metal fans, Donington Park in England’s East Midlands was synonymous with an annual rock pilgrimage. The appropriately na(...)

Musician Jeff Hanneman of Slayer performs onstage during The Big 4 held at the Empire Polo Club in April 2011 in Indio, California. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The death has taken place of pioneering musician and founding member of thrash metal band Slayer, Jeff Hanneman. He was 49. Hanneman died(...)