The new issue is also dedicated to Power Trip frontman Riley Gale, who died aged 34 last month.
War-obsessed Swedes Sabaton pay tribute to 1916’s The Battle of Flers-Courcelette in video for The Future Of Warfare
Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford admits to trying to drunkenly seduce Iron Maiden’s Paul Di’Anno on tour
Written and recorded during lockdown, new Alter Bridge song Last Rites joins six live tracks on forthcoming Walk The Sky 2.0 EP
Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo and Ozzy guitarist Zakk Wylde unite on Tyler Bates’ score for animated series Dark Nights: Death Metal, based on DC comic books.
Slipknot/Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor will celebrate the release of his debut solo album with livestreamed gig from Los Angeles
Axl Rose remains silent as unlikely GN’R fanboy Donald Trump hails November Rain as the “greatest music video of all time”
Former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman covers Fleetwood Mac’s You Make Loving Fun with pals from Mastodon, Baroness, Lucifer and Mutoid Man
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine recalls Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson’s “super kind’ words of comfort following cancer diagnosis
Evanescence leader Amy Lee reveals how losing her younger brother is inspiring the most personal lyrics of her career on forthcoming album The Bitter Truth
Marilyn Manson contemplates the end of the world on Don’t Chase The Dead, the second single from his new album We Are Chaos
Max Cavalera, Greg Puciato, Troy Sanders and Ben Koller join forces again for second Killer Be Killed album Reluctant Hero
Zeal & Ardor’s Manuel Gagneux hits out at police brutality on Vigil and I Can’t Breathe, taken from upcoming EP Wake Of A Nation
Hair metal quartet Steel Panther pay tongue-in-cheek homage to kvlt heroes in none-more-black promo for Let’s Get High Tonight
Lars Ulrich promises orchestral version of 1991 classic Nothing Else Matters for upcoming movie Jungle Cruise
Pittsburgh nu-hardcore crew Code Orange will release unplugged live album Under The Skin on September 4