The memorial service for Motörhead frontman Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister, at the Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Los Angeles, the US. File photograph: YouTube/PA Wire

Rock’s biggest names lined up to pay tribute to Motörhead frontman Lemmy at a star-studded Hollywood funeral. Dave Grohl, Slash and Metallica members(...)

James Hetfield (left) and Kirk Hammett of Metallica performing during the Live Earth Concert at Wembley Stadium. The veteran US rockers have been announced as the Saturday night headliners for this year’s Glastonbury festival. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Metallica have become the first heavy metal band to headline Glastonbury. The announcement was made this morning by Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis (...)

Avenged Sevenfold’s latest begins with the creepy sound of church bells and rain falling reminiscent of Black Sabbath, and an orchestral section that (...)

There are many reasons why 45,000 people turn up at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas every year. Over the course of 10 d(...)