Tag: Metal Hammer

NEWS: Metal Hammer “Best 20 Metal Albums Of 2020 So Far”?

It’s nice to see Loathe and Sylosis alongside the legendary Thrash act Testament on Metal Hammers “Best 20 Metal Albums Of 2020 So Far“. It’s a timely reminder that a pair of our finest British acts have what it takes to compete on a Global scale and also provides a set of albums that could

NEWS: Sonus Mortis “Tota Mors Certa Est” lyric video!

Critically acclaimed Symphonic Death-Doom Metal solo project Sonus Mortis are streaming a lyric video for “Tota Mors Certa Est” from the freshly ground album “Hold This Mortal Coil“. If you’ve not had the pleasure then don’t just take our word for it. Metal Hammer gave them an 8/10 score in review to accompany our 8.5/10

NEWS: Derange join “The Hunted”!

London Tech-Metallers Derange have followed up EP “Senses Part One” with a new single which previously appeared in a compilation CD which adorned the cover of Metal Hammer Magazine. Entitled “The Hunted“, it’s already had its live debut and could be the first song from “Senses Part II“. Will they be announced for the second

NEWS: Arkdown return with Miasmic!

Five piece Steel City Riff Beasts Arkdown have returned with a follow up single to 2018 EP “The Calling“. Metal Hammer said they have a “Death Metal twist on the usual Metalcore methodology” which is the simplest and most accurate description of their sound we’ve ever heard. You can pick up the single over at

The 12 Days of Christmas #10: “Repentless” by Slayer!

The festivity of the twelve days of Christmas runs from 25th December to 5th January, based on an English Christmas Carol that sees a lover give gifts cumulatively over the Christmas season starting with Christmas Day. Originally published in 1780, it’s probably French in origin, Skull Island has been conquered many times in it’s rich

Listmania: Metal Hammer’s favourite albums of 2019!

As Listmania season continues with 2019 drawing to a close, Metal Hammer Magazine have shared their writers individual top 20 albums of 2019. It might (or might not) be a surprise that “We Are Not Your Kind” by Slipknot doesn’t feature on everyone’s list and that each one has some shared releases as well as

NEWS: Cast your vote for album of the Decade!

As the 2019 draws to a close, Metal Hammer Magazine are taking a vote on your album of the decade here. That’s right, they’ve put together a list of albums released between 2010 and the end of 2019 and are offering you 10x votes, perhaps one per year. So will you pick something old, something

Interview: MSRY talk to Local Distortion!

During the Castlefest Weeknd in Luton, Oxford Hardcore Punks MSRY took a moment to chat to Local Distortion about how their cover of “My Plague” by Slipknot came about with Metal Hammer Magazine and how their love.of Canadian Hardcore Punks Cancer Bats flourished into sharing a stage and Liam Cormier appearing on “Still Breaks My

Review: “Alter Nature” by BATS

Returning after a 7 year absence with their third studio album, Dublin based Science Metal meets Avant Noise-Rock band BATS are about to “Alter Nature“. They have a rich history having previously earned critical acclaim from the likes of Metal Hammer, NME and Kerrang! for a trio of releases in 2007 debut EP “Cruel Sea