Metal Hammer August 14 Issue 259

Featuring Iron Maiden, Soundgarden, Judas Priest, Suicide Silence, Clutch and loads more!
Metal Hammer August 14 Issue 259

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In Metal Hammer August Issue 259
 
Aces high! We catch up with the metal legends that are Iron Maiden ahead of their Sonisphere headline set and chat to Bruce about how their incredible plans for the big event came into fruition. Get in!
 
We got an email asking if we’d be up for heading out to Japan to catch Crossfaith crushing multiple venues on home turf. It was every bit as messy as we thought it’d be…
 
Suicide Silence have made one of the finest comebacks in metal history following the untimely passing of frontman Mitch Lucker. We find out just what made them decide to carry on.
 
Fred Durst came into this world as a reject but became one of the biggest celebrities in heavy music. Read his life story in this month’s issue.
 
Judas Priest aka the Metal Gods are back! We speak the band about losing a founding member, finding a new guitarist and what the future has in store for them. Meanwhile, Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi gives us the skinny on the future of the band ahead of the Hyde Park show.
 
Ready for Tech-Fest? We give you the full low-down on this year’s hottest bands and must-see metal mavericks.
 
Cradle Of Filth frontman Dani Filth rants about national newspapers scapegoating metal for problems within society, whilst Harry from The Earls Of Mars grabs Clutch legend Neil Fallon for tips on preaching the rock’n’roll gospel.
 
We tracked down Kim Thayil to find out just what the hell he got up to for the 15 years his band were inactive, plus chat to Buzz Osborne about drugs, Abba tribute bands and that hairdo!
 
Also in this month’s issue: Albert Witchfinder, Tombs, Mayhem, Swans, Nine Inch Nails, Body Count, The Hell, Rob Zombie, Katatonia, Bury Tomorrow and a whole lot more. All the metal is in this issue folks. You’d be mad to miss it!