The origins of heavy metal are often disputed... We attempt to track down the history of the term and answer the question, Where does heavy metal come from?
From the Big 4 of thrash to legacy acts like Iron Maiden, Thin Lizzy and Judas Priest, which heavy metal bands belong in the Rock and Rock Hall of Fame?
After nearly 50 years of making music history, the British metal legends Black Sabbath have announced the end of the band.
Three of Budgie’s most groundbreaking albums have been reissued on vinyl.
Thrash metal established itself throughout underground clubs and tape-trading communities across the globe, thanks to the success of Anthrax, Slayer, Megadeth and Metallica.
Due to the success of Judas Priest & Iron Maiden, The New Wave Of British Heavy Metal wedged the door open in the US, led by denim-clad misfits who struck fear into...
Rammstein cemented their global popularity with ‘Mutter’, one of the most important contemporary releases within heavy metal’s many subgenres.
A Salute To Lemmy, featuring his Motörhead bandmates and fellow metal heroes Saxon, will be part of the Metal Hammer Golden God Awards in London in June.
Mikkey Dee and Phil Campbell, Lemmy's two fellow members of Motörhead before his sudden death late last year, will pay musical tribute to him later in 2016.
Released in 1987, Anthrax’s ‘Among The Living’ is a classic thrash metal album that firmly occupies the front-line of heavy music.
uDiscover talks to Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine about ‘Dystopia’, the band’s current line-up and the way the world perceives the man at the heart of it all.
Watch the wild new Megadeth video for The Threat Is Real... It's not for the faint-hearted!
Rock giants & newcomers alike were honoured last night at Metal Hammer’s Golden Gods Awards - Iron Maiden, Michael Schenker, Devil You Know and Hanoi Rocks.