Shifting a staggering 66,000 units has sent debutant rockers Royal Blood to the top of the album chart – is this a key moment for modern rock music?
Riffs are often written off as lightweight, but Guitar Planet is here to fly the flag for the simple sequences of notes that have changed the face of modern music.
Slipknot may have lost two members, but they are back with a return to the old school on one of 2014’s most anticipated tracks.
For once, the drama at this Libertines show isn’t on stage, but in the audience as all hell brakes loose.
We’re just days away from Metallica’s historic headline set at Glastonbury, but will metal’s greatest goliath be accepted in the hippy heartland?
Brit Pop turns 20, but is it a phenomenon worth celebrating or a debacle best left in the past.
Some of the greatest guitarists of all time are trapped in purgatory, waiting to enter the Hall of Fame, but who should make the cut?
This week Guitar Planet brings you hot tracks from Mastodon and Led Zeppelin, as well as Flea and Mars Volta’s latest supergroup plus three stand out new artists.
Download Festival are trying to snap metal out of the nostalgic doldrums by creating a brand new headliner, but are Ax7 the next big thing?
Australia has been producing brilliant backward looking rock for generations, but now it’s showing the world how to do the impossible and make the old new.