Following the tragic death of founding member Paul Gray last week, we look back at the extraordinary career of Slipknot - the band who changed metal forever...
Also in the issue: The stars and the readers of Kerrang! pay tribute to Paul Gray and the remaining members of Slipknot remember their friend at an emotional press conference.
And: We celebrate the life and legacy of legendary metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio, we welcome back The Gaslight Anthem, Against Me! reveal how striving for success nearly destroyed them and The Blackout give us their Road Rules. Ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash reveals the line-up of his new solo band, Faith No More frontman Mike Patton unveils his ambitions new album and we bring you live reviews of Slayer, Lostprophets, Pearl Jam and Soulfly.
Plus: Albums from Four Year Strong, Refused, Bad Religion, Lamb Of God and more rated and reviewed.