Robert Calvert’s manic imagination was fuelled by bipolar disorder, but it helped him conceive one of the 70’s most outlandish concept albums
Metallica are late onstage, drummer Lars Ulrich has gone AWOL, and 100,000 fans are about to witness an unexpectedly historic show
Suicidal Tendencies, Ozzy Osbourne, Jerry Cantrell and, of course, Metallica – Rob Trujillo has played for them all. This is the story of the man behind the bass
In 2007, Metal Hammer talked to Peter Steele about Type O Negative’s new album Dead Again. No one knew it would be his swansong
Here, for the first and only time, Ville Valo reveals why HIM have chosen to go out with a with a bang after 26 years, and why some things are best left to die
As the 80s drew to an end, post-punk and goth rock were going overground, subverting the mainstream and turning everything but the water black…
Six months after The Black Parade made My Chemical Romance the biggest band on the planet, we tried to find out if that success had become a poisoned chalice...
The Boss isn't being "a bully" or a petulant millionaire rock star – he's making a genuine difference in highlighting an unfair law
It's Louisville's premier Bourbon and gourmet man-food festival... and a bunch of bands just happen to be playing
Kerry King isn’t just the face of Slayer. As he revealed one sunny day in LA back in 2006, he’s got more than just a few litres of Jägermeister beneath the surface.
There are few certainties in life but death, taxes and Clutch and Mastodon putting on a show for the history books. We caught up with them in New York to talk new music and a metal bromance...