Britain's only monthly music magazine which covers both traditional and contemporary metal bands, hardcore, gothic rock, punk and alternative. We report on the burgeoning British scene as well as all the latest bands Stateside and around the world. Metal Hammer has a comprehensive news section and reviews section and provides in-depth interviews with rising stars on the scene and more established respected acts. Our aim is to satisfy fans of established, traditional metal bands as well as to break new bands, and to keep our readers informed of everything happening in the world of metal. Every issue carries a free covermounted CD of new music.