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Stories behind Judas Priest songs!

Ville Krannila’s columns about Judas Priest songs. Commented by K.K. Downing and other metal musicians. Learn all the stories and hidden facts about the most notorious songs from Judas Priest. Respect!


Stories behind the Metal Curtain!

On this series we take a look what happens behind the closed doors and scenes. Beyond Metal investigates art, design, people, phenomenons and stories in Heavy Metal. Dig in!

Joe Petagno interview

Besides Motörhead´s brilliant album covers and extremely popular ”Snaggletooth” AKA “War-Pig” character Joe Petagno has a honourable history as a graphic designer and artist. Working also with bands like Led Zeppelin, Nazareth, Pretty Maids, Sweet and Pin ...

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Articles around Metal!

Whether it’s a report of Donington festival from 1980 or K.K. Downing Visiting Finland – We got You covered! Take a look at other Special Reports on Steel Mill! Rock on!

Monsters Of Rock 40th anniversary: Donington Special

In the history books of rock 1980 is a pivotal year, it was the crowning year for New Wave Of British Heavy Metal. Many classic records were unleashed during that period of time. It was also the birth of Monsters Of Rock, the biggest heavy metal festival ...

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