Metal Hammer invades the BBC

It's not every day we're invited onto international television, and it's not every day we talk about UB40 – but boss man Alexander Milas was invited onto BBC World News to talk about loving loud music after a number of UB40 gig-goers complained about the ear-piercing volume. Yeah... UB40. If you've never been to a Motörhead show, you've never heard loud. Trust us.

While the UB40 show in Cambridge may have been the volume of Vesuvius, we at Metal Hammer are pretty certain we’ve been to louder gigs. We live in a world where everything is turned to 11 and UB40 don’t stand a chance of claiming the ‘world’s loudest band’ award, no matter how many times they belt out Red Red Wine.

Also, +666 metal points to Alex for talking about Cannibal Corpse on BBC World News.

Luke Morton joined Metal Hammer as Online Editor in 2014, having previously worked as News Editor at popular (but now sadly defunct) alternative lifestyle magazine, Front. As well as helming the Metal Hammer website for the four years that followed, Luke also helped relaunch the Metal Hammer podcast in early 2018, producing, scripting and presenting the relaunched show during its early days. He also wrote regular features for the magazine, including a 2018 cover feature for his very favourite band in the world, Slipknot, discussing their turbulent 2008 album, All Hope Is Gone.