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Vote for your favourite Metal Hammer cover of the year

Another year, another 13 monstrous issues of the best metal magazine on the planet in the bag. We’ve seen debut covers from Of Mice & Men, Parkway Drive and Babymetal as well as a super special 3D lenticular Iron Maiden Eddie. Plus Slipknot illustrated by The Walking Dead’s Charlie Adlard, Five Finger Death Punch as Mad Max, and Kerry King as Pinhead!

But which Hammer cover was the best? Which gave you a raging eyegasm? Let us know below!

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Lamb Of God (issue 266)

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Metallica (issue 267)

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Slipknot (issue 269)

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Slayer (issue 270)

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Faith No More (issue 271)

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Five Finger Death Punch (issue 272)

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Babymetal (issue 273)

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Iron Maiden (issue 274)

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Parkway Drive (issue 275)

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Slayer (issue 276)

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Black Sabbath (issue 277)

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Nightwish (issue 278)

Metal Hammer

Founded in 1983, Metal Hammer is the global home of all things heavy. We have breaking news, exclusive interviews with the biggest bands and names in metal, rock, hardcore, grunge and beyond, expert reviews of the lastest releases and unrivalled insider access to metal's most exciting new scenes and movements. No matter what you're into – be it heavy metal, punk, hardcore, grunge, alternative, goth, industrial, djent or the stuff so bizarre it defies classification – you'll find it all here, backed by the best writers in our game.