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Metal Hammer Magazine

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Metal Hammer Magazine is the essential read for all heavy music fans, packed full of comprehensive heavy metal news, reviews and interviews. There’s simply no better way to stay up-to-date with your favourite music genre all year round!

Written by metalheads for metalheads, you’ll love Metal Hammer’s authenticity. Packed with features, articles and reviews to keep you covered on all types of heavy music including, heavy metal, punk, hardcore, grunge, alternative, thrash, classic, glam, technical, goth, industrial, or even the difficult to classify tunes you love.

As a subscriber, you’ll enjoy exclusive interviews with the biggest artists in heavy music, plus you’ll meet the rising stars, set to take the scene by storm. 

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Metal Hammer  |  Issue 354  

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE are releasing their best and heaviest album of the decade.
We count down the 25 GREATEST SYMPHONIC METAL ALBUMS. How NO MORE TEARS saved Ozzy Osbourne’s career – and maybe even his life. Combining horror and metal to killer effect, ICE NINE KILLS are making a scene. From playing with Emperor to partying with Kesha, DANI FILTH reveals the secrets to his success.

First published in 1983, Metal Hammer Magazine has become the home of rock and heavy music, bringing you the most in-depth and trustworthy source of news and opinion. Respected by bands and fans alike, Metal Hammer is proud and passionate of our heavy music genre, doing its utmost to support and celebrate the music we all love.

It’s the ultimate publication for indulging in your favourite music, rammed with stunning photography from the most important gigs around the world, independent reviews and stories from behind-the-scenes that you would not find anywhere else.

Whatsmore, as one of the key authorities in heavy music, Metal Hammer Magazine produce the annual Golden God Awards, and as a subscriber, you’ll receive all the details and key information that you need to know.

Furthermore, you’ll forever appreciate Metal Hammer as a great source of inspiration when you’re looking to discover something new to listen to - from that big-time band you’ve somehow not had the time to listen to or the hidden gems you’ll be excited to introduce your mates to! It’s quite simply a must read. 

A Metal Hammer magazine subscription is a must-have for anyone who likes heavy music. Each issue is jam-packed with world-class, no-nonsense features and reviews. With your subscription you’ll receive:

  • News on the very latest music releases - both good and bad!
  • Access to your favourite artists, with in-depth, no holds barred interviews
  • Regular opinion pieces from metalheads for metalheads
  • Tips and inspiration on new bands to listen to
  • Behind-the-scenes access to all of the important gigs from around the world, with exclusive reports and photography of the sets in their full glory
  • Every issue available straight to your device, available to read anywhere, any time
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You'll receive 13 issues during a 1 year Metal Hammer magazine subscription.

Note: Digital editions do not include the covermount items or supplements you would find with printed copies.

Metal Hammer

Keep up Metal Hammer Alive!!! Greetings from Portugal Reviewed Saturday, February 6, 2021

Metal Hammer

Good magazine for music lovers. Reviewed Sunday, August 16, 2020

Metal Hammer

I find it clear, complete and interesting. The best for Heavy Metal. Reviewed Friday, May 1, 2020

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Metal Hammer Issue 354.

HATED. ADORED. NEVER IGNORED. BULLET FOR MY Valentine have never been given an easy ride from the metal world. When The Poison went supernova in 2005, it brought as many new fans to the genre as it inspired frothing, ...
MEET THE BAND EMMA JOHNSTON WRITER While most horror movies make her want to duck behind the sofa, Emma swallowed her fears to chat to gore-loving upstarts Ice Nine Kills ahead of their gruesome new ...
ARIES ‘EBEN’ TANTO 1975-2021 PRESS/REFANTHO RAMADHAN Metal Hammer was devastated to learn of the passing of Burgerkill guitarist and founding member, Aries Tanto -widely known as Eben -at the age of 46 last month...
WHAT DOES THE RISE OF THE TALIBAN MEAN FOR AFGHANISTAN’S METAL MUSICIANS? ON AUGUST 15, 2021, music in Afghanistan effectively became illegal. While no official decree had been passed, the return of Taliban rule after two decades of conflict precipitated mass panic. I...
10 THINGS WE LEARNED THIS MONTH What’s been blowing our tiny brains TOOL ARE COMING BACK! They hit our arenas in May 2022. Judging by Download 2019, it’s gonna be epic. SPIRITBOX ARE STARS Their debut Eternal Blu...
WHICH BEARD FROM HISTORY WOULD YOU HAVE? IF YOU THOUGHT an extended break from touring cycles would afford Dream Theater’s John Petrucci a hardearned rest from crafting prog genius, you’d be wrong. Conjuring up a new solo album,...

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