Metal Hammer Latest Content Latest Metal Hammer Content http://teamrock.com/metal-hammer Sun, 23 Jul 2017 03:15:05 +0100 <![CDATA[The Chester Bennington I Knew]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-22/the-chester-bennington-i-knew Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:21:00 +0100 The Chester Bennington I Knew "I’d shack up in the dark and shake all day." Writer Tom Bryant remembers the Chester Bennington he got to know: honest, emotional, energetic... and deeply troubled http://assets.teamrock.com/image/dae208f1-0502-4eb7-9320-50701ef53adc <![CDATA[How metal is Prong's Tommy Victor?]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/how-metal-is-prongs-tommy-victor Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:26:00 +0100 How metal is Prong's Tommy Victor? Pitting your heroes against the only test that matters: The Hammer metal test! This month, Tommy Victor tackles our special 90s edition. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/4616edbd-7d50-4ac3-b6e7-3569000d692c <![CDATA[Counting Days' Charlie Wilson explains pro wrestling's appeal]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/counting-days-charlie-wilson-explains-pro-wrestlings-appeal Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:14:00 +0100 Counting Days' Charlie Wilson explains pro wrestling's appeal Charlie Wilson, axeman for rising UK metallers Counting Days, talks to us about his love of 90s pro wrestling. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/4e7e53da-3ca7-4393-8d0c-2d8be3195053 <![CDATA[Fresh Meat: Introducing your new favourite metal bands]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/fresh-meat-introducing-your-new-favourite-metal-bands-4 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:06:00 +0100 Fresh Meat: Introducing your new favourite metal bands Shibalba, Kabbalah and Loviatar are the best new bands from metal's underground this month. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/67066879-088e-4b28-80dc-5bb0fd000b26 <![CDATA[How the 90s nearly saw the end of extreme metal]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/how-the-90s-nearly-saw-the-end-of-extreme-metal Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:50:00 +0100 How the 90s nearly saw the end of extreme metal Death and thrash metal stormed into the 90s in rude and bloody health. So why did that decade see both scenes nearly come off their rails? http://assets.teamrock.com/image/573b9e4c-989f-414e-9bcb-07ce8c80b7f6 <![CDATA[Mutate and survive: How black metal got weird in the 90s]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/mutate-and-survive-how-black-metal-got-weird-in-the-90s Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:39:00 +0100 Mutate and survive: How black metal got weird in the 90s Although innovation was always at the heart of black metal’s DNA, the 90s saw a period of wild experimentalism that broke down all remaining doors of perception. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/429c5dbc-9cad-4fa7-a42f-f6f49af003c4 <![CDATA[The best new metal albums you can buy this week]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/the-best-new-metal-albums-you-can-buy-this-week-21-jul Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:42:00 +0100 The best new metal albums you can buy this week Wintersun, Sun Of The Sleepless and Tau Cross are among the best new metal album releases you can pick up this week. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/02948c6b-1a85-430b-b0e5-7cec4506d036 <![CDATA[The real story behind Linkin Park's Hybrid Theory]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/the-real-story-behind-linkin-parks-hybrid-theory Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:10:00 +0100 The real story behind Linkin Park's Hybrid Theory Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda tell you the definitive inside story behind the making of the biggest selling album of this century http://assets.teamrock.com/image/60b67d8d-a4ed-49e9-aed4-abb490e7d893 <![CDATA[The 10 best Fugazi songs, as chosen by Less Art]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/the-10-best-fugazi-songs-as-chosen-by-less-art Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0100 The 10 best Fugazi songs, as chosen by Less Art The guys from Less Art pick their top ten songs from Fugazi http://assets.teamrock.com/image/e6461dbd-6d7e-47e5-862d-d52ffacc9439 <![CDATA[The 100 best albums of the 90s]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/the-100-best-albums-of-the-90s Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:51:00 +0100 The 100 best albums of the 90s From the start of grunge’s road to global domination to the rise of the nu metal juggernaut, these are the metal albums that defined a generation. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/f0d9b334-c8d4-4590-9024-ec12b6c6716d <![CDATA[The 90s issue: Your definitive guide to the craziest decade in metal]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/the-90s-issue-your-definitive-guide-to-the-craziest-decade-in-metal Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:26:00 +0100 The 90s issue: Your definitive guide to the craziest decade in metal Join us for the biggest and best 90s metal issue ever written. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/035c3546-fb62-4a8d-8d9e-706a97da23c8 <![CDATA[The Top 10 Albums Of 1999]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/the-top-10-albums-of-1999 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:20:00 +0100 The Top 10 Albums Of 1999 It was The Dillinger Escape Plan, Limp Bizkit and Nine Inch Nails flying the metal flag as the decade came to a close. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/cc7da066-be20-4487-8ed4-f0463344be84 <![CDATA[The Top 10 Albums Of 1998]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/the-top-10-albums-of-1998 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:59:00 +0100 The Top 10 Albums Of 1998 Cradle Of Filth, Death and Korn were top of the metal class in 1998. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/54d69fe9-234a-4b99-a4b8-c501e2ff9ce6 <![CDATA[On the frontlines: Monster Magnet's Dave Wyndorf remembers the 90s]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/on-the-frontlines-monster-magnets-dave-wyndorf-remembers-the-90s Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:17:00 +0100 On the frontlines: Monster Magnet's Dave Wyndorf remembers the 90s Monster Magnet singer Dave Wyndorf gives us his account of the 90s. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/e1efb33c-97bd-4dc7-beb4-ffab9ec3d5ce <![CDATA[1999: Columbine, Marilyn Manson and the real-life Antichrist Superstar]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-21/1999-columbine-marilyn-manson-and-the-real-life-antichrist-superstar Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:11:00 +0100 1999: Columbine, Marilyn Manson and the real-life Antichrist Superstar When the Columbine massacre shook the world, the media baselessly made Marilyn Manson into a scapegoat. He refused to be baited or silenced. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/a21acdae-00e6-43cb-9ae2-2ee576575c79 <![CDATA[1998: Remembering Snot, and the untimely death of Lynn Strait]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/1998-remembering-snot-and-the-untimely-death-of-lynn-strait Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:50:00 +0100 1998: Remembering Snot, and the untimely death of Lynn Strait Snot could have been one of nu metal’s most important bands, if it hadn’t been for the tragic death of livewire frontman Lynn Strait. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/13fa9636-2987-424d-aa40-2fa30178c375 <![CDATA[Chester Bennington: The Voice Of A Generation]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/chester-bennington-the-voice-of-a-generation Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:25:00 +0100 Chester Bennington: The Voice Of A Generation Hammer remembers the life of Linkin Park's frontman Chester Bennington http://assets.teamrock.com/image/7db49dd2-b8a5-4691-be7d-9906abc2572a <![CDATA[The Top 10 Albums Of 1997]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/the-top-10-albums-of-1997 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:36:00 +0100 The Top 10 Albums Of 1997 Deftones, Electric Wizard and Emperor were setting the musical agenda in 1997. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/1ca9b0e5-71b2-4d4d-ba25-3e7155ebe8be <![CDATA[On the frontlines: Napalm Death's Barney Greenway remembers the 90s]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/on-the-frontlines-napalm-deaths-barney-greenway-remembers-the-90s Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:18:00 +0100 On the frontlines: Napalm Death's Barney Greenway remembers the 90s Napalm Death frontman Barney Greenway gives us a concise account of the 90s as he remembers them. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/05dcf3f6-35cf-499e-933c-bd9fb33ab99e <![CDATA[1997: The year The Prodigy lit a fire under metal]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/1997-the-year-the-prodigy-lit-a-fire-under-metal Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:07:00 +0100 1997: The year The Prodigy lit a fire under metal By taking dance music into heavy new territories, The Prodigy started a fire under metal that burned so brightly, it couldn’t be ignored. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/5ac42eb5-8247-4471-9f68-541206373528 <![CDATA[On the frontlines: White Zombie's Sean Yseult remembers the 90s]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/on-the-frontlines-white-zombies-sean-yseult-remembers-the-90s Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:36:00 +0100 On the frontlines: White Zombie's Sean Yseult remembers the 90s White Zombie basist Sean Yseult looks back on metal's craziest decade. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/fff01935-271e-40d8-a2ea-67d41130d043 <![CDATA[The Top 10 Albums Of 1996]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/the-top-10-albums-of-1996 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:18:00 +0100 The Top 10 Albums Of 1996 Cradle Of Filth, Corrosion Of Conformity and In Flames were setting the metal agenda in 1996. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/88c59c5a-d9e8-4a84-bb18-14930d594d50 <![CDATA[1996: The masks went on, and the Slipknot phenomenon was born]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/1996-the-masks-went-on-and-the-slipknot-phenomenon-was-born Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:49:00 +0100 1996: The masks went on, and the Slipknot phenomenon was born When a masked band of misfits released a demo album named Mate. Kill. Feed. Repeat. back in ’96, few could have predicted the oncoming storm. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/9afe65c5-4b83-4444-a011-9a3a9398f9da <![CDATA[The Top 10 Albums Of 1995]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/the-top-10-albums-of-1995 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:30:00 +0100 The Top 10 Albums Of 1995 Deftones, At The Gates and Down ruled the roost in 1995. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/421932cf-229a-4d10-bf0b-fd532896203a <![CDATA[1995: When At The Gates rewrote the metal template]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/1995-when-at-the-gates-rewrote-the-metal-template Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:13:00 +0100 1995: When At The Gates rewrote the metal template With fourth album Slaughter Of The Soul, Swedish legends At The Gates lashed brutal riffs to razor-sharp melodies, laying down a template for future generations. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/a9062c9e-4886-47a7-b08a-1f1c8fae6156 <![CDATA[The Top 10 Albums Of 1994]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/the-top-10-albums-of-1994 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:14:00 +0100 The Top 10 Albums Of 1994 Cannibal Corpse, Emperor and Korn were top of the class in 1994. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/b9cfd845-40aa-4dc1-96bf-66164b12e605 <![CDATA[1994: When a surprise movie hit unleashed a new gothic vision]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/1994-when-a-surprise-movie-hit-unleashed-a-gothic-vision-that-endures-today Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:48:00 +0100 1994: When a surprise movie hit unleashed a new gothic vision Despite its macabre comic book origins and Brandon Lee’s tragic on-set death, The Crow became a surprise movie hit, and an enduring cult classic. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/0b9fe3d5-131e-46a6-8383-42fbe1d1a601 <![CDATA[The Top 10 Albums Of 1993]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/the-top-10-albums-of-1993 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:31:00 +0100 The Top 10 Albums Of 1993 Anthrax, Carcass and Smashing Pumpkins were among the top performers in 1993. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/05d2ddfa-1a14-4956-99af-a95142db7e6f <![CDATA[On the frontlines: Pantera's Rex Brown remembers the 90s]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/on-the-frontlines-panteras-rex-brown-remembers-the-90s Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:16:00 +0100 On the frontlines: Pantera's Rex Brown remembers the 90s What does Pantera bassist Rex Brown remember from metal's wildest decade? http://assets.teamrock.com/image/ba3e1408-477e-4957-82e9-5a64ccec6206 <![CDATA[1993: The year Roadrunner Records became an unstoppable force]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/1993-the-year-roadrunner-records-became-an-unstoppable-force Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:10:00 +0100 1993: The year Roadrunner Records became an unstoppable force Starting as a death metal label before breaking a ton of mainstream heavyweights, Roadrunner Records ruled '93. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/c7e1c931-918f-456d-a563-eba9018dcd48 <![CDATA[The Top 10 Albums Of 1992]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/the-top-10-albums-of-1992 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:49:00 +0100 The Top 10 Albums Of 1992 Alice In Chains, Darkthrone and Faith No More made some of 1992's most essential records. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/c39e312d-bd91-49b2-b7e4-66c09488908d <![CDATA[Jari from Wintersun on growing up in Finland and discovering heavy metal]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/jari-from-wintersun-on-growing-up-in-finland-and-discovering-heavy-metal Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:42:00 +0100 Jari from Wintersun on growing up in Finland and discovering heavy metal Talking to Wintersun frontman Jari Mäenpää about his childhood and first forays into metal http://assets.teamrock.com/image/0ccd8380-bbc8-4d12-b949-1a66202da1d9 <![CDATA[1992: How Kyuss sparked a stoner rock revolution]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/1992-how-kyuss-sparked-a-stoner-rock-revolution Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:30:00 +0100 1992: How Kyuss sparked a stoner rock revolution Kyuss earned a reputation for legendary desert parties and windswept riffs. Blues For The Red Sun was the album that defined stoner rock. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/0eb0ed22-b38a-472f-a811-3612462ba1ec <![CDATA[The Top 10 Albums Of 1991]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/the-top-10-albums-of-1991 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:36:00 +0100 The Top 10 Albums Of 1991 Cathedral, Guns N’ Roses and Metallica produced some of the world's finest metal music in 1991. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/c3d1f7a3-55a7-412e-8271-f4b6636fa66d <![CDATA[On the frontlines: Anthrax's Scott Ian remembers the 90s]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/on-the-frontlines-anthraxs-scott-ian-remembers-the-90s Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:13:00 +0100 On the frontlines: Anthrax's Scott Ian remembers the 90s We all loved the 90s, but how did it feel for the metal stars on the frontline? Anthrax's Scott Ian looks back on the decade. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/7b4bbb37-42e9-44b7-a31e-c07710f17300 <![CDATA[1991: The year black metal conquered the world]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/1991-the-year-black-metal-conquered-the-world Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:12:00 +0100 1991: The year black metal conquered the world In 1991 Norway became a crucible of creativity, sparking the black metal scene and causing a chain reaction of controversy. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/1006bc40-424d-4e9f-8da5-a4c740391278 <![CDATA[The Top 10 Albums Of 1990]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/the-top-10-albums-of-1990 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:47:00 +0100 The Top 10 Albums Of 1990 The 10 albums that provided our soundtrack in 1990. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/70e738a8-8f18-4512-9b27-af465eda9ee6 <![CDATA[1990: How Alice In Chains took metal to the mainstream]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/1990-how-alice-in-chains-took-metal-to-the-mainstream Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:32:00 +0100 1990: How Alice In Chains took metal to the mainstream With their debut album Facelift, Alice In Chains tapped into a darkness that was emerging from Seattle, taking the scene into the global consciousness. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/ae19071a-0a11-48af-b100-cfa864f7b7c5 <![CDATA[What does CJ's return mean for Thy Art Is Murder?]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-20/what-does-cjs-return-mean-for-thy-art-is-murder Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:31:00 +0100 What does CJ's return mean for Thy Art Is Murder? CJ McMahon discusses the dynamic within Thy Art Is Murder since his return to the band http://assets.teamrock.com/image/87968709-03c3-420a-8940-9bf567658432 <![CDATA[As Paradise Falls explore the dangers of technology with their new album]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-07-19/as-paradise-falls-explore-the-dangers-of-technology-with-their-new-album Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0100 As Paradise Falls explore the dangers of technology with their new album Listen to As Paradise Fall's new album Digital Ritual http://assets.teamrock.com/image/5a5d70bb-a78e-418d-b08e-810d26a2599d