Follow The Leader officially confirmed Korn as nu metal superstars. It also sent the band flying off the rails.
With headliners System Of A Down alongside new bands Turnstile, Spiritbox and Loathe, Sick New World was supposed to be the ultimate nu metal celebration. But could it live up to hype?
From touring with Motörhead to not wanting to be Dave Grohl, Clutch’s Neil Fallon shares the lessons life has taught him
Smash it up! Smash it up! Not every The Damned album warrants your attention, but here's their catalogue, ranked worst to best
From Metallica to Slipknot, Machine Head to Napalm Death, heavy music wouldn't be the same without Discharge
Corey Taylor talks Slipknot’s divisive new album, the memory of Paul Gray and Joey Jordison, and that Pantera ‘reunion’
Near-death-experiences, bust-ups and solo albums - Five Finger Death Punch pushed themselves to their limits to make new album AfterLife
First published in 2017, Metal Hammer writer Mörat's tribute to his friend Chris Cornell remembers a frontman like no other
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
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
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