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Features Being Billy: Inside The Mind Of Smashing Pumpkins' Misunderstood Genius

Who is the real Billy Corgan? After decades of baiting journalists and fans alike, we find The Smashing Pumpkins’ leader in a contemplative mood, looking back on his artistic legacy and what’s to come…

Features New Era, New Fire: Inside The Rebirth Of Black Veil Brides

There was a time, not so long ago, when Andy Biersack was sure that Black Veil Brides were over. But then everything changed. What comes next is set to be the band’s most ambitious, daring venture yet…

Features “We’re Trying To Raise The Bar": How Killer Be Killed Made One Of 2020’s Best Metal Albums

Members of Mastodon, Soulfly, Converge and The Dillinger Escape Plan take us deep inside the secret album they’ve been keeping from us for the past five years…

Features How Jason Aalon Butler Became Rock's Voice For The Voiceless

FEVER 333 frontman Jason Aalon Butler has been fighting on the frontlines his entire life, and the world is finally waking up to what he has to say…

Features "The World Is Dying And No-One Cares": Inside Architects' Epic New Album – The Only Interview

In a world-exclusive, Architects reveal all about new album For Those That Wish To Exist, and why – after saving themselves – it’s now time to save the world…

Features Puscifer: Can The World's Most Mysterious Band Really Save Us All?

As Maynard James Keenan and Carina Round unveil Puscifer’s complex new album, the message is simple: “Be better people…”

Features IDLES Won The Battle, Now They're Ready For The War

IDLES’ fight for the hearts and minds of music fans came at a heavy personal cost. But now, regrouped and reenergised, the breakout stars of British punk are back to take on hate and division with love and peace. K! joins them in the barricades ahead of all-out assault…

Features How Machine Gun Kelly Became The Most Important Rock Star On The Planet

He’s the genre-blurring rap punk who wants to unite the world with music. Now, Machine Gun Kelly is bringing emotion and feeling to rock in a year when we need it most…

Features Evanescence: Why Amy Lee Is Done Being Silent

After staying quiet while the world around her falls into disarray, Evanescence’s Amy Lee has found her voice and she’s going to use it for good

Features How Ghostemane Is Changing The Fabric Of Heavy Music

Ghostemane’s pitch-black eighth album ANTI-ICON was a product of the most turbulent time in his life, yet he insists it is the ultimate cathartic realisation of his twisted vision. Kerrang! heads to Prague to find out why it’s taken an immersion in deepest darkness to rediscover the light…

Features Obey Your Maestro: Metallica, Cliff Burton, And Metal's Classical Heart

Ahead of Metallica’s S&M2 album, Lars, Kirk and Robert dig deep into the influence of classical music on the world’s biggest metal band

Features The Secrets Behind Deftones' New Album, Ohms: Inside The Studio For The First Time

We take a trip inside Deftones’ studio to get the exclusive lowdown on new album Ohms from Chino and Abe