From the comic-book horror of Iron Maiden’s Eddie to black metal's bleak landscapes, heavy metal imagery sets out to shock and unnerve just as much as the music. Why do we get such a thrill from extreme sounds accompanied by horrifying pictures?
As James Hetfield re-enters rehab, we ask if our heroes are destined to suffer as a side effect of their rock'n'roll lifestyles, or if things are changing for the better
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