'Bohemian Rhapsody', the widely-acclaimed biopic about late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, is up for five Oscars including Best Picture.
After their headliner at the Download Festival, Aerosmith topped the Saturday night bill at the Calling Festival on Clapham Common in south London.
Where does metal music come from and how did it get its name? Heavy Metal was born in 1839, with the first ever mention being a chemistry term.
Before going on to become a legendary guitarist in his own right, Peter Frampton was a The Herd, a cult 60s group whose work stil shines.
Good wishes go to Merry Clayton, the mighty-voiced soul and gospel singer from New Orleans who has been involved in a serious car accident in Los Angeles.
Since the early jazz & folk happenings in the 1960s, almost every musical genre has had festivals to attract the faithful as well as potential converts.
Strong rumours emanating from the US suggest that NBC are in the initial stages of developing a TV drama series based around the career of The Beatles.