Metal Hammer Latest Content Latest Metal Hammer Content http://teamrock.com/metal-hammer Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:28:24 +0000 <![CDATA[The best new metal albums you can buy this week]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-24/the-best-new-metal-albums-you-can-buy-this-week-24-feb Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:49:00 +0000 The best new metal albums you can buy this week Wondering what to do with that extra cash burning a hole in your pocket? You could do worse than picking up one of these new metal album releases... http://assets.teamrock.com/image/aef77edd-d7b8-4d37-a13c-05dfb04b2e2f <![CDATA[Kreator and the positive power of thrash]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-24/kreator-and-the-positive-power-of-thrash Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:55:00 +0000 Kreator and the positive power of thrash Kreator frontman Mille Petrozza on the band's new album and how metal can be a force for good http://assets.teamrock.com/image/c436549d-acb5-4ffc-8af2-d93418c2b94e <![CDATA[Ten Second Song Guy covers Chop Suey in the style of Spice Girls, Ghost and more]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-24/ten-second-song-guy-covers-chop-suey-in-the-style-of-spice-girls-ghost-and-more Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:50:00 +0000 Ten Second Song Guy covers Chop Suey in the style of Spice Girls, Ghost and more The next song to be tackled by Ten Second Song Guy is System Of A Down's classic Chop Suey http://assets.teamrock.com/image/534d9ffb-c62c-412a-94df-7afe2dbffb2d <![CDATA[What does Yoshiki think about the X Japan movie?]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-23/what-does-yoshiki-think-about-the-x-japan-movie Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:32:00 +0000 What does Yoshiki think about the X Japan movie? Speaking to X Japan's mainman Yoshiki about their upcoming movie We Are X http://assets.teamrock.com/image/305ff406-39df-415d-b276-5e883b3ee33d <![CDATA[The story behind While She Sleeps' new song Silence Speaks]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-23/the-story-behind-while-she-sleeps-new-song-silence-speaks Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:40:00 +0000 The story behind While She Sleeps' new song Silence Speaks Loz Taylor and Oli Sykes reveal the story behind While She Sleeps' new song Silence Speaks http://assets.teamrock.com/image/b49e38d0-3c29-4214-9f51-b12c6d557535 <![CDATA[This is what happens when two metalheads try to write a pop song]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-22/this-is-what-happens-when-two-metalheads-try-to-write-a-pop-song Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:00:00 +0000 This is what happens when two metalheads try to write a pop song How easy is it to write a pop song? These two metal fans find out. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/1fd2bf36-9dc7-445c-a209-893582f2366a <![CDATA[Metalhead performs Necrophagist on The Voice Quebec and gets through!]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-22/metalhead-performs-necrophagist-on-the-voice-quebec-and-gets-through Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0000 Metalhead performs Necrophagist on The Voice Quebec and gets through! Watch this dude absolutely nail Necrophagist on The Voice Quebec http://assets.teamrock.com/image/8bb3fc98-6a2e-4e82-9690-66e2ff98401b <![CDATA[What did Gojira get up to at the Grammys?]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-21/what-did-gojira-get-up-to-at-the-grammys Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:33:00 +0000 What did Gojira get up to at the Grammys? Follow Gojira on their trip to Los Angeles for the 2017 Grammys http://assets.teamrock.com/image/ac1c3119-1497-42d0-992b-28b48ad3ed68 <![CDATA[This is what Linkin Park's Heavy should have sounded like]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-21/this-is-what-linkin-parks-heavy-should-have-sounded-like-nu-metal Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:16:00 +0000 This is what Linkin Park's Heavy should have sounded like Linkin Park's new song Heavy re-worked into a nu metal track http://assets.teamrock.com/image/22647110-8a83-4907-a77e-69790f20ad97 <![CDATA[Why Hometruths are targeting Donald Trump with new song Genocide]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/why-hometruths-are-targeting-donald-trump-with-new-song-genocide Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:00:00 +0000 Why Hometruths are targeting Donald Trump with new song Genocide Watch the new video for Genocide from Hometruths http://assets.teamrock.com/image/b7ed9465-1fd8-4327-97f3-11d65beecb04 <![CDATA[Part Chimp: 'A man-child crying out for love']]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/part-chimp-a-man-child-crying-out-for-love-mapoleon Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:00:00 +0000 Part Chimp: 'A man-child crying out for love' Listen to Part Chimp's new song MapoLeon http://assets.teamrock.com/image/d18f844a-f760-4a54-85bb-422dc798461f <![CDATA[How 1000mods are paving the way for a Greek underground explosion]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/how-1000mods-are-paving-the-way-for-a-greek-underground-explosion Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:40:00 +0000 How 1000mods are paving the way for a Greek underground explosion 1000mods’ blistering stoner-groove is about to put Greece on the metal map. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/17f834b8-9481-4ffa-9c70-5fa2cc6302dc <![CDATA[Wild Lies: "We want to marry the old school with the new"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/wild-lies-we-want-to-marry-the-old-school-with-the-new Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:31:00 +0000 Wild Lies: "We want to marry the old school with the new" Wild Lies have the sounds and the ambitions to unite metal’s generations. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/79620a17-0ac4-43b8-99e2-415d5b44bad2 <![CDATA[Zeal & Ardor: The most unique band to grace the underground this year]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/zeal-ardor-the-most-unique-band-to-grace-the-underground-this-year Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:20:00 +0000 http://assets.teamrock.com/image/7c0e99b2-cb7e-495e-ac3a-9bc8e33154da <![CDATA[Painted In Exile: "We're a metal band, but we're inspired by jazz and blues"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/painted-in-exile-were-a-metal-band-but-were-inspired-by-jazz-and-blues Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:08:00 +0000 Painted In Exile: "We're a metal band, but we're inspired by jazz and blues" Expect the unexpected when Painted In Exile get their prog on http://assets.teamrock.com/image/3ffd1dcd-79db-455d-92b3-79890a8eda8d <![CDATA[Meet Oni, probably the only metal band ever to use a xylosynth]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/meet-oni-probably-the-only-metal-band-ever-to-use-a-xylosynth Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:49:00 +0000 Meet Oni, probably the only metal band ever to use a xylosynth Oni's vicious tech-metal assault was born under Caribbean skies. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/dc41eee3-be40-40c8-9c68-f181ad83ef68 <![CDATA[The story behind Trivium's Pull Harder On The Strings Of Your Martyr]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/the-story-behind-triviums-pull-harder-on-the-strings-of-your-martyr Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:29:00 +0000 The story behind Trivium's Pull Harder On The Strings Of Your Martyr Matt Heafy tells us how their landmark moment came about. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/635c97d2-b214-4f9f-b82b-117c0f8a365c <![CDATA[“We're exploring hyperreality”: Meet Ocean Grove, Australia's weirdest new band]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/were-exploring-hyperreality-meet-ocean-grove-australias-weirdest-new-band Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:06:00 +0000 “We're exploring hyperreality”: Meet Ocean Grove, Australia's weirdest new band Ocean Grove might be Australia’s strangest new band, but they have the jams to back it up. Next stop: Odd World. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/cdad71c0-2b06-482c-965a-9adafa192d46 <![CDATA[Revenge of the riff: Meet Star Wars metal band Galactic Empire]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/revenge-of-the-riff-meet-star-wars-metal-band-galactic-empire Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:46:00 +0000 Revenge of the riff: Meet Star Wars metal band Galactic Empire There’s a Star Wars metal band. Of course there is. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/08f5a8fd-588b-4a1c-ae2f-3dc2a40cab49 <![CDATA[Wage War: “We have the worst name to travel with”]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-17/wage-war-we-have-the-worst-name-to-travel-with Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:58:00 +0000 Wage War: “We have the worst name to travel with” Wage War are channelling the power of positivity with their punishing metalcore. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/42f4bde9-75c3-4906-9836-1a75803ff970 <![CDATA[Our Hollow, Our Home are on a mission to push British metal forward]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-17/our-hollow-our-home-are-on-a-mission-to-push-british-metal-forward Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:22:00 +0000 Our Hollow, Our Home are on a mission to push British metal forward Our Hollow, Our Home have been inspired by some modern metal greats to push British music forwards. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/c4c4a25e-53c4-4c0b-b210-97ce0b6a15a9 <![CDATA[Five minutes alone with Orange Goblin's Ben Ward]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-17/five-minutes-alone-with-orange-goblins-ben-ward Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:53:00 +0000 Five minutes alone with Orange Goblin's Ben Ward When Metal Hammer’s publishing company collapsed, the stoner-rockers started a crowdfunding campaign to help its staff cope financially. We salute our heroes. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/535b8300-3dd5-49db-9906-0b1c44ffe285 <![CDATA[Bordeaux's The Great Old Ones talk HP lovecraft and the beauty of horror]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-17/bordeauxs-the-great-old-ones-talk-hp-lovecraft-and-the-beauty-of-horror Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:27:00 +0000 Bordeaux's The Great Old Ones talk HP lovecraft and the beauty of horror Bordeaux’s The Great Old Ones aren’t the first band to be inspired by HP Lovecraft’s vast and terrifying universe, but they’re entering sonic realms beyond the reach of imagination. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/20aa56f1-fbb5-4e9c-a248-acd4d2dd00de <![CDATA[Suicide Silence: “We were ready to jump off this cliff”]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-17/suicide-silence-we-were-ready-to-jump-off-this-cliff Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:38:00 +0000 Suicide Silence: “We were ready to jump off this cliff” Suicide Silence have produced an album that could destroy everything they’ve worked so hard for. And they couldn’t be more stoked about it. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/21c0d262-4d1a-4c2b-8d35-8b4aa306da39 <![CDATA[Steel Panther: Is the joke starting to wear thin?]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-17/steel-panther-is-the-joke-starting-to-wear-thin Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:18:00 +0000 Steel Panther: Is the joke starting to wear thin? Steel Panther have defied the odds to become one of modern metal’s biggest bands. But is the joke starting to get old? http://assets.teamrock.com/image/cd7066b0-73cc-40c1-8bfe-4309986647cd <![CDATA[The internet reacts to the new Linkin Park song]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-17/the-internet-reacts-to-the-new-linkin-park-song-heavy Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:02:00 +0000 The internet reacts to the new Linkin Park song Linkin Park's new song Heavy is wildly different to anything they've done before. And the internet noticed. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/d966d985-6421-47e9-be22-c1a00cf24f1d <![CDATA[Nidingr are back with an album that refuses to play to expectations]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-17/nidingr-are-back-with-an-album-that-refuses-to-play-to-expectations Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:47:00 +0000 Nidingr are back with an album that refuses to play to expectations Nidingr’s roots may reach deep into the black metal scene, but even with a new, Norse-themed album in their arsenal, the band are determined to keep things weird. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/37cf091f-de4b-4a48-90a7-b9723e974eec <![CDATA[Nicole Saboune: "I see beauty in darkness – that's what unites me with metal"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-17/nicole-saboune-i-see-beauty-in-darkness-thats-what-unites-me-with-metal Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:17:00 +0000 Nicole Saboune: "I see beauty in darkness – that's what unites me with metal" Nicole Sabouné’s journey into the most emotionally exhilarating realms of darkwave may have unusual origins, but it’s reaching for the stars. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/55f40c7f-7eab-4d25-983c-50de035a79c2 <![CDATA[How metal is Asking Alexandria guitarist Ben Bruce?]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-17/how-metal-is-asking-alexandria-guitarist-ben-bruce Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0000 How metal is Asking Alexandria guitarist Ben Bruce? Asking Alexandria axeman Ben Bruce pits himself again our monthly metal test... http://assets.teamrock.com/image/ae416363-42e2-42a9-bb2c-e4a883617c58 <![CDATA[Corey Taylor showed us his memorabilia collection and things got really nerdy]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-17/corey-taylor-showed-us-his-memorabilia-collection-and-things-got-really-nerdy Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:18:00 +0000 Corey Taylor showed us his memorabilia collection and things got really nerdy For a special edition of our regular feature, Slipknot/Stone Sour icon Corey Taylor invited into his house. Spoiler: It was every bit as nerdy as you would imagine. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/b244462e-c999-49c8-887e-4ca4530a9883 <![CDATA[Fresh Meat: The three best new bands from metal's underground]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-17/fresh-meat-the-three-best-new-bands-from-metals-underground Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:49:00 +0000 Fresh Meat: The three best new bands from metal's underground Dool, King Woman and Uniform: introducing your new favourite bands. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/b0b56eb9-7436-4011-95fa-72737ddb3137 <![CDATA[The 10 records that changed my life: Beartooth frontman Caleb Shomo]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-17/the-10-records-that-changed-my-life-beartooth-frontman-caleb-shomo Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:05:00 +0000 The 10 records that changed my life: Beartooth frontman Caleb Shomo AC/DC, Metallica... Huey Lewis And The News?! Beartooth's Caleb Shomo talks us through the albums that soundtracked his life. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/61dc874d-0506-4050-b9a4-2db66be09141 <![CDATA["I was out of my tree – I needed help": Remembering Judas Priest's Turbo]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/i-was-out-of-my-tree-i-needed-help-remembering-judas-priests-turbo Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:30:00 +0000 "I was out of my tree – I needed help": Remembering Judas Priest's Turbo Turbo’s shiny synthesizers shocked diehard Judas Priest fans, but it was personal troubles that marred its inception. 30 years on, the band remember the tragedies and triumphs of its birth. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/55672452-e5a9-4878-b099-fed4cf60d11d <![CDATA[Metal will never die – Hammer is back!]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/metal-will-never-die-hammer-is-back Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:34:00 +0000 Metal will never die – Hammer is back! When Hammer’s life hung in the balance, the rock and metal community stepped up. From the bands in these pages to you guys reading this right now, we just want to say: Thank you. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/6d090a41-8101-4655-90cf-983bbee259f1 <![CDATA[Why new Code Orange album Forever is one of the most important releases of 2017]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/why-new-code-orange-album-forever-is-one-of-the-most-important-releases-of-2017 Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:48:00 +0000 Why new Code Orange album Forever is one of the most important releases of 2017 Thought signing to a major would blunt Code Orange’s assault? Don’t be stupid. We dig into the most important heavy release of 2017. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/3739f392-4439-4bdb-8754-1959a969fe45 <![CDATA[Listen to the new album from French brutalists Benighted]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/listen-to-the-new-album-from-french-brutalists-benighted Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:06:00 +0000 Listen to the new album from French brutalists Benighted French death/grind destructors Benighted stream their forthcoming Necrobreed album in full http://assets.teamrock.com/image/828a12ee-6c96-4a59-854c-1ac4cdd1249c <![CDATA[The story behind Memoriam's For The Fallen album artwork]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/the-story-behind-memoriams-for-the-fallen-album-artwork Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:26:00 +0000 The story behind Memoriam's For The Fallen album artwork Memoriam discuss their new artwork for For The Fallen http://assets.teamrock.com/image/d5dd08dc-70de-45a7-86b7-062dd717b15a <![CDATA[We went backstage at an Airbourne video shoot and this is what happened]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/we-went-backstage-at-an-airbourne-video-shoot-and-this-is-what-happened Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:18:00 +0000 We went backstage at an Airbourne video shoot and this is what happened Motörhead-approved rockers Airbourne honour Lemmy on their latest anthem, It’s All For Rock N’ Roll. We went along to their video shoot, and found Joel carrying on the great man’s legacy. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/68bd13a8-a33a-4b71-810f-a59149bda279 <![CDATA[GWAR sues Two Minutes To Late Night]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/gwar-sues-two-minutes-to-late-night Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:00:00 +0000 GWAR sues Two Minutes To Late Night Heavy metal talk show Two Minutes To Late Night are sued by GWAR http://assets.teamrock.com/image/e14f0aaf-c0c6-417b-aa2c-974926d0f7da <![CDATA[All hope is strong: How heavy metal is helping to unite communities in Africa]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/all-hope-is-strong-how-heavy-metal-is-helping-to-unite-communities-in-africa Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:51:00 +0000 All hope is strong: How heavy metal is helping to unite communities in Africa In Africa, heavy metal is uniting people and giving them a voice, helping them to bridge cultural divides and fight corruption. We opened our ears to the rebellion. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/fb2019dd-9efd-4222-9f0d-2a9030c159a3