Slayer continue their quest for global domination with World Painted Blood, their annihilating new album. Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King talk about working hard, playing fast and living life on the dark side.
Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted walked away from one of the world's biggest bands to explore his own music. In the process, he worked with the progressive metal veterans Voivod and played with Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and many others.
A mere decade after T-Bone Walker established the template for electric blues guitar in the mid Forties, the sound of the instrument was already beginning to evolve into something louder, faster and more out of control. On the cutting edge of guitar mania was a 17-year-old lad from Los Angeles known as Young John Watson.
In April, guitar legend Jeff Beck hosted a Rock 'n’ Roll Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas. Now rock fans will get a chance to learn from prog-rock legends Yes, including guitarist Steve Howe, when the band hosts its own camp in July.
An untold number of heavy metal artists and fans, many of whom are in Los Angeles for tonight's 5th Annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards, instantly expressed their grief over Hanneman's death via Twitter.