Tag: Metal Hammer

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Why Do I Even Have This Thing?

Seriously. Fun stuff is happening all over the damned place. In fact, I’ve been writing my ass off lately with some pretty cool assignments. I interviewed some 90s legends for an upcoming Metal Hammer feature, followed by another piece on one of California’s most successful new metal exports in the past decade, fresh off of



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Where the Hell Have I Been?

I’ve been a bad, bad boy. I should be blogging the shit out of this every day but it’s been a hectic past month. And by “hectic,” I mean “periods of manic productivity spaced between sprawling interludes of leisure.” But yeah, I’m back to it this week. But for starters, please, please please pick up



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HELLS YES!

Metal Hammer is back! My partner Stephanie called with the news on Saturday afternoon, when I was up in Los Angeles, coincidentally getting ready to have dinner with a Metal Hammer writer visiting from the UK. Steph advised that a supremely-reliable source advised that the mags had been purchased back by Future Publishing and that



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Ten Of The Best Bands From Seattle

Sadly, the world seems poised to relegate Seattle’s enduring cultural contributions to Starbuck’s coffee and its musical output from 1990-1993, when the city’s underground scene gave birth to a dour, flannel-swaddled malcontent known as the grunge movement. The Emerald City has yielded some of music’s most inspired and transformational artists, united in their ambition to



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TeamRock: Fade To Black

Yesterday was a dark day for anybody who truly calls themselves a metalhead, a rocker or any fan of music. Metal Hammer, Classic Rock and Prog magazines have been shut down. Working for these magazines as a freelancer, I wake most mornings to find various emails from the staff of Metal Hammer or Classic Rock about new