KISS, Iron Maiden and System Of A Down were due to headline Download, while the Isle Of Wight was set to host Lewis Capaldi, The Chemical Brothers and Lionel Richie.
Gaming systems developer NetEnt has revealed that it is creating a branded Motörhead edition in its Rock Series of online casino games.
Of all genres of music, Heavy Metal is the black sheep of the family, quietly burning steady, strong & eternally bright, away from the mainstream glare.
Queen won the Living Legend Award and there were victories for Foo Fighters, Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden and others at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour.
A Gibson Les Paul Music Rising Guitar signed by U2 will be auctioned at the 40th anniversary of the O2 Silver Clef Awards in London on Friday (July 3).
James Bay and Jake Bugg have been named by Nordoff Robbins as recipients of its 2015 02 Silver Clef Awards, for which the ceremony will be held in July.
Bruce Dickinson joined Iron Maiden in late 1981, he played his first gig with the band in Italy after driving 36 hours in a van to get there.