Oli Sykes Presents Hot Shots! The best, weirdest, most eye-popping photos from 2012 - including behind the scenes of Bring Me The Horizon's amazing year!
Every day we spend making your favourite rock magazine, we see a photo that makes us go 'woah'. This is good. Rock photography is important. Without it, music is just sound. In fact, we saw so much good stuff in 2012, we decided to do a whole issue dedicated to the hottest shots of the past 12 months.
Plus: Five awesome posters including Paramore, Man Overboard, Yashin, Rammstein, and The Gaslight Anthem!
Features: Bring Me The Horizon spent 2012 recording this year's must-hear album, a historic comeback gig and getting metal on the airwaves. Oli Sykes and Lee Malia talk us how it was for them...
Rock Resolutions! What are your favourite rockstars giving up for 2013?
Will Metallica's Lars Ulrich smash The Ultimate Rockstar Test to pieces?
Strike a pose with Don Broco. Are you in a band? You need to know how to love the lens. And if you're looking for a few pointers, luckily this lot are on hand to dish out their posing tips. Warning: this feature contains serious vanity...
The Greatest Weekend Of The Year! Last June saw a party of Andrew WK proportions. First there was the star-studded Kerrang! Awards on June 7. Then the next day, with banging headaches, we made the trek to Donington for the 10th anniversary of Download. We still don't know how we got there. Or got back.
Fallen Heroes. We pay tribute to those we lost in 2012, including Mitch Lucker, Adam Yauch, Jim Marshall, Jon Lord and Tony Sly.
Live and Dangerous! Kiss, Slash and Enter Shikari all love how our snappers capture them onstage. Here, they explain why...
A Year In The Life Of You Me At Six. The past 12 months of You Me At Six. In Pictures.
Bro-tal Recall. 2012 was a fine year for a bro-down. Whether it was Loz Taylor and Jason Aalon Butler hanging out on the K! Tour, or Mike Duce rolling around on the floor with some puppies, we caught the lot on camera...
Lights! Camera! Worsnop! After cleaning up his act, Asking Alexandria frontman Danny Worsnop tells K! how he put down the bottle and how picking up a camera saved his life.
Plus! Check out your favourite stars' snaps inThe Instagram Awards! Feel your mind hurt in The Picture Games!
Albums by Black Veil Brides, Dropkick Murphys and Majesty, plus Rammstein's DVD Videos: 1995-2012 all rated and reviewed!
That's this week's Kerrang! magazine in a digital nutshell - on sale Wednesday, January 2!