Tag: Metal Hammer

Documentary: Venom Prison Podcast Episode #4: Metal & Journalism!

While they await their now rescheduled for October tour trek, Welsh Death Metallers Venom Prison have been engaging our brains with a podcast series that helps focus the mind like a can of El Mango Rockstar on a wet Wednesday morning. In this latest edition, vocalist Larissa Stupar chats to Metal Hammer Magazine editor Merlin

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Alice In Chains.

Last month marked the 30th Anniversary of Seattle Washington Grunge Kings Alice In Chains iconic debut album “Facelift“. It’s one of those records which didn’t have the instant success it deserved as Grunge was a very new sound at that time and the band were yet to find where they sat at the table, touring

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! March of the Pigs.

When it comes down to classic albums, “The Downward Spiral” by Nine Inch Nails is an Industrial Metal masterpiece. Just ask Kissing Candice bassist Mike Grippo, who spoke to us about the album for Under The Influence #31 back in January. The album itself stepped away from the synth pop influenced “Pretty Hate Machine” and

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