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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 353  

Celebrating the incredible life and music
of the one and only JOEY JORDISON. Rest easy, #1. They’re rising rapidly, but can JINJER find their place in the world? We quiz the amazing artists behind the most ambitious covers album ever: THE METALLICA BLACKLIST

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
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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 353.

IT JUST DIDN’T SEEM REAL FOLLOW US METALHAMMER.COM WE’D JUST BEEN putting some finishing touches to last month’s issue when news broke right around 10pm on a Tuesday night, late in July: Joey Jordison was dead....
MEET THE BAND RICH HOBSON WRITER We reunited Rich with the one and only Jinjer as they prepared to unleash their immense new album and further stake their claim as one of metal’s true heavyweightsin...
IOWA STATE OF MIND TRAVIS SHINN IN 2016, METAL Hammer headed to Iowa to spend some quality time with Joey Jordison for a world-exclusive cover feature. The resulting cover shoot, handled by longtime Sli...
WHAT NEXT? COVID ICONS: MVT ASIDE FROM BLOODSTOCK and test events like Download Pilot, it has been almost 500 days since UK music venues last held full-capacity shows. But as the final res...
10 THINGS WE LEARNED THIS MONTH What’s been blowing our tiny brains ERIC WAGNER RIP The former Trouble frontman and doom legend passed away last month at the age of 62. Rest In Power, sir. THIS PANDEMIC IS FAR FROM OVER ...
WAS THE PAIN OF YOUR FACIAL PIERCINGS WORTH IT? MINISTRY MASTERMIND AL JOURGENSEN has seen it all in his 40-year musical career, from epic line-ups and legendary tour antics to losing bandmates and friends around him. With Uncle Al’s ...

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