The Alice In Chains guitarist and sometime singer on staying alive, Seattle, Elton John as an inspiration and wanting to be Ace Frehley
By taking dance music into heavy new territories, The Prodigy started a fire under metal that burned so brightly, it couldn’t be ignored
We asked 5FDP’s Zoltan Bathory and Ivan Moody to interview each other – then stood back to watch the fireworks
It was the album that took Korn from metal’s Great Pretenders to international megastars. But behind the scenes of Follow The Leader, things were going off the rails
Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul died one year ago at the age of 54. Here, Hammer writer Mörat pays tribute to his late friend
Five Finger Death Punch looked in dire straits in 2017, as a lawsuit stalled their album release and Ivan went back to rehab. Here's what happened when we caught up with a defiant Ivan and a thoughtful Zoltan
Kyuss came from out of the Californian desert in a fog of weed smoke to make one of the greatest cult albums of the 90s
His voice was unmistakable, his presence powerful, and his unexpected passing shocked our world. Hammer’s own Mörat remembers his friend, Chris Cornell
The year began with the world still reeling from losing one of metal’s greats, but Lemmy’s legacy shines bright
Five Finger Death Punch's Zoltán Báthory and Ivan Moody on booze, beatings, enteraining the troops and the American way
His day job might be with Metallica, but Kirk Hammett's has another passion for the macabre, Metal Hammer travels to his inaugural Fear Festevil to witness the horror at first hand...
Celebrating the best tracks from recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees and all-round punk rock superstars Bad Brains
Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats founding member Kevin Starrs remembers his first defining musical milestones
It's been mythologised and idolised in rock'n'roll for decades – here, we have the 10 best songs inspired by the City Of Angels
Korn's new album The Serenity Of Suffering marks a return to their heavier roots – so we go back in time with them to remember where it all began
Machine Head’s Robb Flynn has opened up about his past heroin use and the fatal OD of a friend. While drugs have their place in music, smack is a different – and deadly – beast.