When Hammer’s life hung in the balance, the rock and metal community stepped up. From the bands in these pages to you guys reading this right now, we just want to say: Thank you
It finally happened. This century’s biggest metal phenomenon sharing a show with the biggest metal band of all time. Step this way to see how it played out when Metallica met Babymetal...
Lzzy Hale doesn’t just front one of the biggest rock’n’roll success stories of recent times – she’s giving a voice to a new generation of metal fans
Thanks to his inner strength and a personal epiphany, Austin Carlile has faced down another difficult year
Avatar have become metal’s resident freaks, with their circus outfits and cane-twirling antics. Is ringmaster Johannes Eckerstrom serious about his band, or is it all one big joke?
It was the album that launched the biggest British metal band of the 21st century. Bullet For My Valentine reflect on the album that (almost) sent them stratospheric.
The first official Kiss Expo launched in Tokyo, Japan, last week, and Metal Hammer was invited along to check it out.
Talking to Avatar frontman Johannes Eckerström about the band's decision to cover a song popularised by South Park
Of Mice & Men singer Austin Carlile went through physical and emotional hell to make the band’s fourth album. This is his track by track guide to Cold World
Chicago-based metallers Disturbed aren't all chin piercings and cover versions - they've also got a solid back catalogue that spans over 15 years. Here are their 10 finest moments
Metallica have released the first new song from new album Hardwired… To Self-Destruct, but is it any good?
They're about to play their biggest shows and are due to release new album Cold World. But Of Mice & Men face one obstacle: their frontman’s dramatic health issues. Can rock’n’roll save them?
Nu metal poseurs or moral crusaders? From their divisive debut album to their conflicted, messianic frontman, we delve behind the madness of Cane Hill
Faith No More's ivory-tinkler can’t be trusted with car keys, but he cares a lot about sex, squash and Sasquatch
Talking to acclaimed drummer Gene Hoglan about the claims hitting skins with sticks is good for your health