published November 2010

Pommey Metal - Episode 2

This month's Pommey Metal features metalcore breakthrough act Rise To Remain.

Fronted by Austin Dickinson, son of Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson, Rise To Remain are currently leading the UK metalc

Forging Ahead: Tim Charles talks to us about Sonic Forge 2010

This year sees the second coming of Melbourne-based metal festival Sonic Forge. With over thirty metal outfits playing across three stages for a paltry entrance fee, metallers from all around Australia will find this an irresistable proposition.

However, the event is about more than just chugging beers and banging heads; Sonic Forge is intended to raise money for the Center of Hope children's orphanage in Haiti.

Chris Jericho - Undisputedly Fozzy

WWE superstar Chris Jericho is one of the busiest men on the planet - but as he comes out to Australia this December, we just had enough time to speak to him about one of his greatest passions: making heavy metal with his band Fozzy.

Talking to Fozzy front man Chris Jericho at 5 in the morning doesn’t faze really him.

Back to the Future with Scott Adams

The eighties may be coming to an end, but Scott's career as Buckinghamshire's leading heavy metal frontman is just beginning - it's 1989!

So 1989 arrived, and with it the confidence, after a lot of rehearsing, to throw our hat

Tank - War Machine (Metal Mind)

To paraphrase someone very famous - they've been a long time coming but they're here at last...

Veteran British rockers Tank, as you&rsq

Still 'Eavy, Very 'Umble: Uriah Heep

Mick Box is one of rock's true gentlemen. And he likes a chat. Which is lucky, 'cos his band, Uriah Heep, have got an Australian Tour to spruik...

The tyranny of distance.

The Original Power Metal Maniac – Michael Weikath of Helloween

It was the odd intervention of the metal gods with technology while talking to Michael Weikath, the founding guitarist and one of the fellow "fathers of power metal," Helloween. Talking from his home in Tenerife, Spain, he sat down for a few cups of coffee and a very long conversation with Metal as Fuck.

Helloween according to many fans, journalists and associated hangers on are the “founders” of power metal as we know it.

Baroness: Out of the Blue

For Baroness, it's all about evolution. But will the fans follow the band out of their own brand of primordial, sludgy ooze?

Sometimes a certain scene seems to blow up thanks in part to the meteoric success of a few bands that come to define a particular region’s trademark sound or, once in a great while, transcend

Apocalypse Nau: I Love the Smell of India Ink in the Morning

Metal artwork has been many a fan's gateway into the music that rules our lives. Artist and musician Derrick Nau is working his way toward becoming one of the genre's next iconic artists.