James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett of Metallica during their sold out concert at Slane Castle, Co Meath, on Saturday. Phorograph: Arthur Carron

If anyone was in doubt that Metallica are still hard-wired to rock, all those doubts were dispelled at their powerhouse, pummelling, bonecrushing show(...)

Metallica: the band on the indoor leg of their WorldWired tour, in February. Photograph: Simon Hofmann/Getty

Metallica will play Slane Castle on June 8th next year, it has been confirmed. They will be the second hard-rock act in a row to headline the outdoor (...)

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(...)