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ISSUE TITLE AUTHOR DATE
ISSUE TITLE AUTHOR DATE
1
The Keepers of the Seven KeysEric Compton & Frank Hill1/31/2003
2
Iced Earth…Turn The PageEric Compton2/6/2003
3
The Politics Of Selling OutFrank Hill2/20/2003
4
Looking Back: Hear-n-AidFrank Hill3/6/2003
5
Predicting The Next Metal TrendEric Compton & Frank Hill4/6/2003
6
Johnny Pardon's Top 100 Guitarists of All TimeJohnny Pardon5/6/2003
7
The Atmosphere of the Record IndustryFrank Hill6/6/2003
8
An Open Letter To A Washed-up Rock StarFrank Hill7/7/2003
9
An Alternative Approach To Copy-ProtectionJohnny Pardon7/20/2003
10
Horror Movies Featuring Metal StarsEric Compton8/15/2003
11
Analysis of "(Don't Fear) The Reaper"Frank Hill9/15/2003
12
Top 10 Horror Movie Soundtrack SongsEric Compton10/15/2003
13
The 50 Worst Songs in Hard Rock & Heavy MetalMaximum Metal Staff11/1/2003
14
Can a Computer Program Tell You a Hit?Frank Hill11/12/2003
15
Be Careful What You Wish For--Expanding BoundariesEric Compton11/29/2003
16
Staff Predictions for 2004Maximum Metal Staff12/20/2003
17
Staff Year End Awards for 2003Maximum Metal Staff12/28/2003
18
The Mouths That Roared - 100 Great Metal Quotes from 2003Various12/30/2004
19
Listening to Others: Evanescence VocalsFrank Hill1/10/2004
20
Politics, Music and Football Don't MixAnthony Burke1/28/2004
21
Staff Debate -- Vinyl vs. CDMaximum Metal Staff2/4/2004
22
Indy Metal Bands That Need SignedEric Compton & Frank Hill2/15/2004
23
Taking the Music Back: The Return of Old School MetalEric Compton & Frank Hill2/27/2004
24
New Releases in Various Formats: A RantEric Compton3/13/2004
25
10 Unheard Ballads - Hair Metal For The HeartEric Compton3/27/2004
26
Metal Synchronicities - Rage for Order and The CrowFrank Hill4/4/2004
27
Clear Channel - Why the Radio SucksFrank Hill4/15/2004
28
Reissue The Metal: 25 Albums That Need CD ReleasesEric Compton4/28/2004
29
Female Metal Vocalists - Clean, Power, and GrowlersMaximum Metal Staff5/5/2004
30
A Humorous Look At Metal GenresEric Compton & Frank Hill5/20/2004
31
Mid-Year Awards and Prediction ResultsMaximum Metal Staff6/15/2004
32
Website Reviews 1 - Megadeth, Paragon, Lullacry...Maximum Metal Writer7/2/2004
33
A Quick Look At Heavy Metal MoviesFrank Hill7/24/2004
34
Ears Wide Open - Respecting Metal TrendsFrank Hill8/19/2004
35
Music Terminology - Creating An AlbumFrank Hill8/27/2004
36
Heavy Metal Republican's ResponseJonah Haze9/2/2004
37
NWOAHM - New Frontier Or Well Worn Path?Eric Compton9/15/2004
38
Ever Been Scared by a Band?Various9/27/2004
39
A Heavy Metal Non-Republican's RebuttalVinaya Saksena10/4/2004
40
Queensyche - Who Killed Sister Mary--Solved!Frank Hill10/15/2004
41
10 Great CDs to Pick Up for HalloweenEric Compton10/25/2004
42
Now Playing - Musicians and StaffVarious11/10/2004
43
Staff Turkeys of the Year 2004Maximum Metal Staff11/27/2004
44
40 Most Awesomely Bad Songs?Maximum Metal Staff12/1/2004
45
Dimebag Darrell Tribute Summary & ThoughtsFrank Hill12/12/2004
46
Our Response to a Dimebag HaterFrank Hill12/15/2004
47
Staff Year End Awards for 2004Maximum Metal Staff12/28/2004
48
Top 10 Christian Metal AlbumsEric Compton1/5/2005
49
Looking Back At Andreas "Henner" AllendörferEric Compton1/17/2005
50
WWDD - What Would Dimebag Do?Frank Hill2/2/2005
51
Staff - Like to see in Metal for 2005Maximum Metal Staff2/15/2005
52
Staff Predictions for 2005Eric Compton & Frank Hill2/27/2005
53
Greek Mania! - Bands and LabelsEric Compton3/3/2005
54
Metal CDs and SponsorshipFrank Hill3/15/2005
55
Metal Bands...Wish You Were Here: Getting Travel VisasChris Galea3/29/2005
56
Metal's Rookie Sensations Vol. #1Maximum Metal Staff4/10/2005
57
The Changing Face of Heavy MetalFrank Hill4/24/2005
58
When Manowar and Nickelodeon CollidedFrank Hill5/5/2005
59
Metal Nationalities and Traits: ItalyVeritas5/21/2005
60
Bouncers Behaving Badly?Susan Wright6/19/2005
61
Staff 2005 Mid-Year AwardsMaximum Metal Staff6/26/2005
62
Metal Nationalities and Traits: EnglandVeritas7/7/2005
63
Future World--Metal & the Digital RevolutionChris Galea8/1/2005
64
The Vestax Handy TraxEric Compton8/9/2005
65
Trick Or Treating Tracklist!Eric Compton10/25/2005
66
Charity Bits and PiecesFrank Hill11/12/2005
67
Analyzing Your Metal CollectionFrank Hill12/4/2005
68
EC's Year End Awards for 2005!Eric Compton12/28/2005
69
Staff Year End Awards for 2005!Maximum Metal Staff12/27/2005
70
I Heard That Somewhere Before!Eric Compton & Frank Hill1/15/2006
71
Mindless Clutter and Random MusingsEric Compton2/17/2006
72
Heavy Metal TherapyFrank Hill3/7/2006
73
Pushing the Ladies--Female VocalsFrank Hill3/16/2006
74
The 50 Greatest Heavy Metal/Hard Rock CDs of All TimeMaximum Metal Staff4/14/2006
75
Metal as a Guiding Light?Eric Compton5/16/2006
76
Megadeth Vs MetallicaEric Compton, Frank Hill, Troy Cole5/29/2006
77
New Releases and News --RamblingsEric Compton6/15/2006
78
Reaching the Breaking Point on Modern MetalEric Compton6/28/2006
79
Today's Hottest Metal ProducersEric Compton7/14/2006
80
Top 25 Worst Metal Album NamesRod Throwen8/13/2006
81
How Many Hard Rock/Metal Bands Are There?Eric Compton & Frank Hill9/12/2006
82
Favorites of 2006 (so far!)Maximum Metal Staff10/20/2006
83
Why We Want Guitar SolosFrank Hill11/11/2006
84
Dimebag: A Staff TributeKim Thore12/8/2006
85
Staff Year End Awards for 2006!Maximum Metal Staff12/28/2006
86
GO, DOWNLOAD, and BURN!Eric Compton & Troy Cole2/28/2007
87
GO, DOWNLOAD, BURN IIEric Compton3/26/2007
88
Whooya Talkin' 'Bout 1Eric Compton4/4/2007
89
Whooya Talkin' 'Bout AnswersEric Compton4/28/2007
90
File Downloading: A RebuttalEtiam5/18/2007
91
The Equations Of Metal Sub-Genres Eric Compton & Frank Hill6/1/2007
92
Staff Year End Awards for 2007!Maximum Metal Staff12/18/2007
93
'Mas Of Metal! Holiday Metal IdeasMaximum Metal Staff12/21/2008
94
Staff Year End Awards for 2008!Maximum Metal Staff12/18/2008
95
Staff Year End Awards for 2009!Maximum Metal Staff12/18/2009
96
Staff Want List for 2010!Maximum Metal Staff1/4/2010
97
The Death Of The AlbumEric Compton4/27/2010
98
Staff Comments on Peter SteeleMaximum Metal Staff5/9/2010
99
Staff Comments on Ronnie James DioMaximum Metal Staff5/19/2010
100
The German Front --A Broad History of Their Thrash MetalEric Compton6/11/2010
101
The Comeback - HelloweenEric Compton8/3/2010
102
Staff Favorite Songs for HalloweenMaximum Metal Staff10/29/2010
103
Dimebag Darrell-The Cowboy from HellMaximum Metal Writer12/8/2010
104
Staff Year End Awards for 2010!Maximum Metal Staff1/5/2011
105
Iron Maiden and Eddie Are Neutered--A Beastly Rant!Jonah Haze2/19/2011
106
Top Staff Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Cover SongsMaximum Metal Staff11/18/2011
107
Offenders of the Faith Pt. I: MetallicaJonah Haze12/9/2011
108
Staff Year End Awards for 2011!Maximum Metal Staff12/29/2011
109
25 Years Later--Staff Top 10 Albums of 1987!Maximum Metal Staff5/25/2012
110
Staff Favorite Epic Songs!Maximum Metal Staff8/17/2012
111
A Child's Perspective on Van Halen: An Accidental InterviewJonah Haze8/24/2012
112
Offenders of the Faith Pt. II: QueensrycheJonah Haze9/14/2012
113
Heavy Metal As ScapegoatGreg Watson11/9/2012
114
Maximum Metal's Guide Through the Stockholm StripEric Compton & Frank Hill12/17/2012
115
Staff Year End Awards for 2012!Maximum Metal Staff1/4/2013
116
Release Recollections: Paradise Lost - "Draconian Times"Eric Compton3/22/2013
117
Release Recollections: Iced Earth - "Burnt Offerings"Eric Compton5/24/2013
118
"Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet" --Documentary ReviewGreg Watson10/11/2013
119
Staff Year End Awards for 2013!Maximum Metal Staff1/17/2014
120
A Look at Metal Producer Jacob HansenEric Compton1/31/2014
121
A Look at Metal Producer Andy SneapEric Compton2/27/2014
122
A Look at Metal Producer Peter TagtgrenEric Compton4/11/2014
123
Metal Musicians Reflect on Beatlemania!Eric Compton5/9/2014
124
Digital Metal Magazine Spotlight--DecibelEric Compton6/12/2014
125
Breakin' the Speed of Sound!Greg Watson10/6/2014
126
Made in England NWOBHM (1-5)Josh Greer12/3/2014
127
Heavy Metal Therapy: Part DeuxGreg Watson1/2/2015
128
Staff Year End Awards for 2014!Maximum Metal Staff1/2/2015
129
Made in England #6 - CrucifixionJosh Greer1/13/2015
130
Reminiscing on The Golden Age of Heavy MetalEric Compton1/24/2015
131
Made in England #7 - Desolation AngelsJosh Greer3/3/2015
132
Doug Aldrich, Dee Snider, and "Importance"Eric Compton3/19/2015
133
Round Table Discussion: Alkaloid "The Malkuth Grimoire"Maximum Metal Staff3/27/2015
134
Guest Column: "My Influences" w/ Unleash the Archers vocalist Brittney SlayesFrank Hill4/3/2015
135
Metalheads: Of Hatred and HealingT. Ray Verteramo & Greg Watson4/17/2015
136
Made in England #8 - StreetfighterJosh Greer5/14/2015
137
25 Albums We Love That You May Have Missed!Maximum Metal Staff7/30/2015
138
Staff Year End Awards for 2015!Maximum Metal Staff1/5/2016
139
World Wide Web Metal – A Look at the 90s Internet CultureEric Compton2/23/2016
140
Futureal – A Look at Virtual Reality in MetalEric Compton4/1/2016
141
H.P. Lovecraft Special Edition VinylGreg Watson. Edit by Eric Compton4/21/2016
142
Reminiscing on 90s HuH MagazineEric Compton5/6/2016
143
Escaping the Extreme: The Non-Metal MomentsEric Compton6/3/2016
144
13 Great Black Sabbath Songs Without Ozzy or Dio! Maximum Metal Staff7/8/2016
145
The Streaming Metal Option Eric Compton7/30/2016
146
Amazon Music vs Spotify Eric Compton & Troy Cole7/30/2016
147
Headbanger's Ball Tour 2016 Eric Compton8/2/2016
148
Our Eric Compton Remembers His Friend, Lenny Haze Eric Compton9/12/2016
149
Ex-Y&T Drummer Leonard Haze...Our Best OfMaximum Metal Staff9/30/2016
150
Metal Goes Wild West!Eric Compton & Frank Hill10/15/2016
151
(Stephen) King of Metal: His Influence on Hard Music!Eric Compton/Frank Hill/Greg Watson10/28/2016
152
Down the Roads of Madness: Pigeonholing MetalGreg Watson12/2/2016
153
Staff Year End Awards for 2016!Maximum Metal Staff12/30/2016
154
Staff Want List for 2017!Maximum Metal Staff1/20/2017
155
A 90s Look at the Albums Metallica Should Have MadeEric Compton1/27/2017
156
Staff Top Three Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Love Songs!Maximum Metal Staff2/10/2017
157
On the Horizon: 5 Bands to Watch in 2017Eric Compton & Frank Hill2/24/2017
158
The New Wave of Traditional Heavy MetalEric Compton3/17/2017
159
The Building of a German Powerhouse: A Look at AFM RecordsEric Compton4/7/2017
160
Staff Round Table: Buy, Borrow, Bust --Overkill, Halestorm, Saille, Black Oak County, Our Place Of Worship Is SilenceMaximum Metal Staff4/24/2017
161
What is Metal Condonation?Eric Compton5/17/2017
162
Staff Round Table: Iced Earth's 'Incorruptible'Eric Compton, Greg Watson, Troy Cole6/23/2017
163
Staff Year End Awards for 2017!Maximum Metal Staff12/29/2017
164
Social Media: Stimulus for Metal RenaissanceEric Compton1/19/2018
165
25 Years Later--Staff Top 10 Albums of 1993!Maximum Metal Staff2/9/2018
166
Staff Round Table: Type O Negative --Rating their DiscographyMaximum Metal Staff4/13/2018
167
Staff Tribute to Guitarist Ralph SantollaEric Compton6/7/2018
168
From the Boobtube to YoutubeEric Compton & Frank Hill7/12/2018
169
Tribute to Mark "The Shark" Shelton of Manilla RoadJosh Greer7/27/2018
170
"Smell the Glove"--Our Staff Challenge Game!Eric Compton & Frank Hill8/17/2018
171
Criss Oliva: 25 Year Anniversary TributeEric Compton & Josh Greer10/17/2018
172
Tribute to Deceased Drummer Dave "Scarface" CastilloJosh Greer11/14/2018


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