Metallica’s iconic second album Ride The Lightning did more than turn the band into stars – it forced the world to take thrash metal seriously
Ice T doesn’t do house parties. So when the Body Count frontman offered to show us around his New Jersey mega-pad, we weren’t going to say no
EXCLUSIVE Body Count frontman Ice-T reveals the stories behind the songs in this track-by-track guide to new album Carnivore
Powered by creative freedom and recorded at the Tate house where the Manson murders took place, unsettling second album The Downward Spiral sealed Nine Inch Nails’ reputation as industrial legends
1994 was the year when metal came of age, bands twisting heavy music into new forms that would echo through the ages. We take a look back at the year's essential releases
With iconic performances from the likes of Nine Inch Nails and Metallica, Woodstock ’94 embraced alt-rock and metal rather than channelling the hippy vibes of the history-making original
One of the most formidable characters in heavy music, Ministry's Al Jourgensen has done it all in every sense of the word. This is his story.
Ben Weinman has spent the last 20 years kicking and screaming with The Dillinger Escape Plan, and now he’s channelling his energy into Party Smasher Inc – a new venture he hopes will transform
In 2010, 20 years after its original release, Phil Anselmo, Vinnie Paul and Rex Brown tell Metal Hammer the story behind Pantera’s classic breakthrough album.