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Features The hidden secrets of Architects’ game-changing new album

Architects’ Sam Carter, Dan Searle and Josh Middleton exclusively take you deep inside the heart of new album For Those That Wish To Exist like never before…

Features "I mean every word that I say, every lyric that I sing, every noise that I make": Meet the real Serj Tankian

Who is Serj Tankian? The outspoken frontman of System Of A Down has been a permanent fixture of the rock world for almost three decades, but he still remains something of an enigma. We go on a mission to find out…

Features “Music gives people hope. And we desperately need that now”: Foo Fighters take us inside Medicine At Midnight

The Foo Fighters’ 25-year career has been built upon one simple premise: a love for rock’n’roll. So when the world needs it most, new album Medicine At Midnight is their bid to bring joy back into the world…

Features Life After Death: How Taylor Momsen survived her downward spiral

After losing Chris Cornell and her producer Kato Khandwala in the same year, Taylor Momsen was done. But though she tried to run from it, The Pretty Reckless’ new album is the story of how music ultimately saved her…

Features Ghostemane: “I'm turning myself inside out: taking all the things that I'm feeling and wearing them on my body”

As Kerrang! catch up with heavy music’s biggest names to reflect on the suffocating stasis of 2020, we settle in for the long dark winter with Eric Whitney, who you might know by his trap-metal alter-ego Ghostemane. Here, Eric looks back over a year of personal and professional tribulation and triumph…

Features The 50 greatest albums of 2020

The only countdown that matters: Kerrang!’s 50 greatest albums of 2020.

Features Loathe: Face to face with the unstoppable future of British metal

Loathe’s stunning I Let It In And It Took Everything album was supposed to kickstart the year in which they took over the world. 2020 had other plans, though. At the end of a turbulent 12 months, Britain’s most exciting breakthrough band reflect on their journey – and how not even a global pandemic is going to stand in their way…

Features The Network takeover! “We’ve always been the best at everything we do, even though we’re not very good at anything”

In a world exclusive, first interview, rock’s weirdest band commandeer Kerrang! to spread their gospel and spill the beans on the Earth being flat, giving Piers Morgan rabies, and those scurrilous Green Day rumours

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…