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"Beginnings & Influences": New Video Interview with Symphonic Metal Band Seven Spires!4/14/2017Interview
The Building of a German Powerhouse:
A Look at AFM Records
4/7/2017Column
New Interview with Black Swamp Water!3/31/2017Interview
The Rise of the "New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal"3/20/2017Column
New Interview with Chrome Molly!3/10/2017Interview
On the Horizon: 5 Bands to Watch in 2017!2/24/2017Column
New Interview with Blitzkrieg!2/17/2017Interview
Staff Top Three Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Love Songs!2/10/2017Column
New Interview with Black Oak County!2/3/2017Interview
A 90s Look at the Albums Metallica Should Have Made1/27/2017Column
Staff Want List for 2017!1/20/2017Column
Looking Back--Staff Top 10 Albums of 1987! 1/13/2017Column
Staff Year End Awards for 2016!12/30/2016Column
Down the Roads of Madness: Pigeonholing Metal12/2/2016Column
New Performers Added to Our Metal Maidens Section!11/18/2016Column
New Concert Report for The Pretty Reckless!11/11/2016Column
(Stephen) King of Metal: His Influence on Hard Music!10/29/2016Column
Concert Report: Halloween Horror Nights 2610/17/2016Column
Metal Goes Wild West!10/15/2016Column
Ex-Y&T Drummer Leonard Haze...Our Best Of9/30/2016Column
New Interview with Ingo Powitzer--
Guitar Tech with the Scorpions
9/16/2016Interview
Maximum Metal's Eric Compton Remembers His Friend: Drummer Lenny Haze9/12/2016Column
Headbanger's Ball Tour 20169/2/2016Column
New Interview with Voices of Ruin!8/12/2016Interview
Three New Columns: "The Streaming Metal Option", "Amazon vs Spotify", and the "Maximum Metal Guide to Streaming Music"!7/29/2016Column
13 Great Black Sabbath Songs Without Ozzy or Dio!7/8/2016Column
New Interview with Drummer Joey Muha!6/20/2016Interview
Escaping the Extreme: The Non-Metal Moments6/4/2016Column
New GHOST Concert Report!5/20/2016Column
Reminiscing on 90s HuH Magazine!5/6/2016Column
H.P. Lovecraft Special Edition Vinyl Reviews4/22/2016Column
Futureal – A Look at Virtual Reality in Metal!4/1/2016Column
New Iron Maiden "Book of Souls" Tour Pics!3/16/2016Column
New Video Interview with The Fine Constant3/3/2016Interview
World Wide Web Metal
A Look at the 90s Internet Culture
2/23/2016Column
New Children of Bodom / Havok Concert Report2/12/2016Column
New Interview with Christian Muenzner of Obscura, Spawn of Possession, Necrophagist, and Alkaloid1/29/2016Interview
New Interview with Mike Schiff,
Producer of "The History of Horror and Metal"
1/15/2016Interview
Staff Year End Awards for 2015!1/5/2016Column
Lemmy Kilmister: Our Words12/30/2015Feature
New Interview with Jill Janus of Huntress!12/9/2015Interview
"Youth & Maturity": Interview with MAX PORTNOY of Prog Metal NEXT TO NONE11/13/2015Interview
New Concert Report: Ghost!11/6/2015Column
Halloween Special: Our Exclusive Reprint Interview with Horror Author Matt Serafini! 10/29/2015Interview
Getting Stung by the Scorpions: Return to Forever Tour Report!10/21/2015Column
New Concert Report: Queensryche!10/21/2015Column
A Sound of Thunder Pics from Baltimore Comic-Con!10/7/2015News
New Concert Report: Eviscera, Unleash the Archers, and Azathoth!10/2/2015Column
New Interview with Germany's Iron Kobra!9/25/2015Interview
"Channeling Her Inner Viking": New Interview with Brittney Slayes of Unleash the Archers!9/11/2015Interview
ALKALOID Announces New Video, "Cthulhu" with NADER SADEK9/8/2015News
New MOTORHEAD / SAXON Concert Report!9/3/2015Column
New SLIPKNOT, LAMB OF GOD Concert Report!8/29/2015Column
New ACCEPT Concert Report and Gallery Pics!8/16/2015Column
25 Albums We Love That You May Have Missed!7/31/2015Column
New Interview with Kosta Bayss of Episcopal Holocaust!7/23/2015Interview
Metal Styles Charted Against Listener Reaction!7/17/2015Feature
New Interview with Beartooth!7/10/2015Interview
Road Report: The Day Scandinavian Metal Invaded the Grand Ole Opry--Nightwish/Sabaton/Delain 7/2/2015Column
Interview with Jens Hafner of Killer Metal Records!6/26/2015Interview
New Interview with Shattered Sun!6/10/2015Interview
Sepultura: "30 Years and Conquering" Interview with Andreas Kisser!5/29/2015Interview
New Interview with Uli Jon Roth!5/22/2015Interview
New "Made in England" Column--Streetfighter5/14/2015Column
Maximum Metal KILLER BEE Giveaway!5/5/2015Feature
New Interview with Saint Rebel!4/30/2015Interview
New Interview with US Metal Band--Born of Fire!4/24/2015Interview
Metalheads: Of Hatred and Healing
Sexism and Homophobia in Heavy Metal
4/17/2015Column
Concert Report--Michael Schenker's Temple of Rock!4/12/2015Column
Special Guest Column with Vocalist Brittney Slayes
A Look at Her Top 10 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Influences
4/3/2015Column
"A Hall of Our Own": Rock Godz Hall of Fame Report!3/28/2015Column
New Staff Round Table Discussion on Alkaloid!3/27/2015Column
Doug Aldrich, Dee Snider, and "Importance"3/19/2015Column
New Battle Beast Concert Report!3/13/2015Column
Catching Up with Metal Traditionalists--Aftershok3/9/2015Interview
New "Made in England" Column--Desolation Angels3/3/2015Column
New Interview with Guitar Legend Michael Schenker!2/23/2015Interview
Part II of Our Interview with Y&T Founding Member and HazeXperience Drummer Lenny Haze!2/18/2015Interview
New Interview with Y&T Founding Member and HazeXperience Drummer Lenny Haze!2/6/2015Interview
New Performers Added to Our Metal Maidens Section!2/3/2015Feature
New Maximum Metal Column: Reminiscing on The Golden Age of Heavy Metal1/26/2015Column
New Interview with Danish Metal Band Chainfist!1/20/2015Interview
New "Made in England" Column--Crucifixion1/13/2015Column
New Interview with Boston-based Progressive Metallers Protean Collective!1/9/2015Interview
Staff Year End Awards for 2014!1/3/2015Column
"Gentle Defiance": Interview with Hannes Grossman of the Extreme Prog Group--Alkaloid!12/22/2014Interview
New Edge of Haze Interview!12/12/2014Interview
New Interview with Death Legends--Brutality!12/4/2014Interview
New Column--Heavy Metal Therapy: Part Deux12/3/2014Feature
New Interview with Amoral!11/21/2014Interview
New Astral Doors Interview!11/21/2014Interview
New Interview w/ Jason McMaster of United Evil, Dangerous Toys, Watchtower, and Ignitor11/14/2014Interview
The Power of Trower: New Road Report on Robin Trower11/14/2014Column
New Tuska Open Air Fest Gallery!11/6/2014Feature
MAXIMUM METAL MAGAZINE HALLOWEEN BONUS SPECIAL has arrived!10/30/2014News
Maximum Metal's Eric Compton Launches New Heavy Metal Book Series: Denim & Letters!10/28/2014News
New Interview with Morean of Dark Fortress!10/24/2014Interview
Our Classic NWOBHM Column: Made in England 5 - Bashful Alley "Running Blind"!10/23/2014Feature
New Interview with Steve "Zetro" Souza of Thrash Legends Exodus!10/10/2014Interview
New Tales from the Jugular #125: Breaking the Speed of Sound10/6/2014Column
New Interview with Gregg Fox of the Renaissance Rock Orchestra9/15/2014Interview
Tuska Open Air Fest: Video Interviews w/ Tankard, Lost Society, Amoral, Battle Beast and Poisonblack!9/12/2014Column
New Interview with Youthful Danish Thrashers Aphyxion!8/29/2014Interview
New Dark Tranquillity Interview!8/22/2014Interview
MAXIMUM METAL MAGAZINE has arrived!8/6/2014News
"An Unturned Stone": Axegressor Interview!8/1/2014Interview
Alestorm Talk New Album7/31/2014News
Desolator Set to ACCELERATE!7/25/2014Interview
New Interview with Sahil Makhija of "Headbanger's Kitchen"!7/18/2014Interview
Apocalyptica Concert Pics!7/16/2014Feature
New "Metal Maidens" Section Update!7/15/2014Feature
Road Report--Metalfest 2014 from Germany!7/11/2014Column
Necrofile 46--Round Table Discussion - Downslave, Remembering: 1 Year Anniversary7/11/2014Column
New Interview with Brad Arnold of Three Doors Down!7/3/2014Interview
Interview with Thane Farace, Guitarist from Ghost of War 6/27/2014Interview
Interview with Raine Hilai of Midnight Eternal6/27/2014Interview
MM Discusses Exclusive Shows w/ Leather Leone, Veronica Freeman, and Nina Osegueda!6/20/2014Interview
New Interview with Erik Danielsson of Watain!6/13/2014Interview
New Tales from the Jugular Column--Decibel Magazine Spotlight6/12/2014Column
New Interview with Santiago Kodela of Svet Kant5/30/2014Interview
New Necrofile 45--April Likes/Dislikes, Metal Infighting, and Malcolm Young5/23/2014Column
New Interview with Mikael Dahl of Crystal Eyes!5/23/2014Interview
New Video Review for the New Sabaton!5/19/2014Feature
New Interview with Kristofer Strandberg of Eyes Wide Open!5/16/2014Interview
Welcome to Rockville Fest Pics! 5/10/2014Feature
Metal Musicians Reflect on Beatlemania!5/9/2014Column
Road Report--Welcome to Rockville Fest!5/2/2014Column
Road Report--Iced Earth, Sabaton, Revamp, Born From Ashes 4/30/2014Column
Edgedown--New Album News4/29/2014News
A Look at Metal Producer Peter Tagtgren4/11/2014Column
New Necrofile 44--KISS Meets The Hall Of Fame, Joey Jordison, March's Playlist4/11/2014Column
New Interview with Jocke Lundgren of Firegod Mountain!4/4/2014Interview
"Chasing The Dream" With Skullfist4/4/2014Interview
The Necrofile - Issue 43!3/28/2014Column
New Interview with French Thrashers--Deficiency!3/19/2014Interview
The Necrofile #42!3/7/2014Column
A Look at Metal Producer Andy Sneap2/27/2014Column
New Interview with Tad Morose!2/21/2014Interview
Maximum Metal Welcomes Skullbone!2/21/2014News
The Necrofile - Issue 41!2/18/2014Column
New Interview with Black Plague!2/7/2014Interview
A Look at Metal Producer Jacob Hansen1/31/2014Column
Staff Year End Awards for 2013!1/17/2014Column
New Music in our YouTube Channel!12/18/2013Feature
New Katatonia, Cult of Luna, Intronaut, Tesseract Road Report11/21/2013Feature
Made in Japan 5: Vorchaos! (Japan's Vortex of Chaos)11/7/2013Feature
New Esoteric, Velnias Road Report11/1/2013Feature
New Interview with the "Shredlord" Joe Stump!10/25/2013Interview
New Interview with the "Space Lord"--Dave Wyndorf of Monster Magnet!10/18/2013Interview
20 years...Criss Oliva10/17/2013News
New Anathema/Alcest Road Report10/16/2013Column
"Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet" --Documentary Review10/11/2013Feature
Back in the Saddle Again!10/7/2013News
Made in Japan 5 - Crossfaith!7/23/2013Feature
Metal Releases with "13/Thirteen"6/29/2013Feature
New Interview with Whitesnake and Dio Axe Legend Doug Aldrich!5/31/2013Interview
Release Recollections: Iced Earth - "Burnt Offerings"5/24/2013Column
New Interview with Wintersun!5/17/2013Interview
Blind Guardian: Unboxing of Collectors Set: "A Travelers Guide To Space And Time"5/17/2013Feature
New Review and Interview with Earthrise!5/10/2013Interview
R.I.P. to Jeff Hanneman of SLAYER5/3/2013News
"Keep It True Festival" Road Report by Deceased/October 31 Member King Fowley!4/26/2013Column
New Maximum Metal Tumblr Blog!4/24/2013News
Made In Japan 4: Gotsu Totsu Kotsu (Modern Day Samurai Death Metal)4/10/2013Feature
New Interview with Germany's Drone!3/29/2013Interview
Release Recollections: Paradise Lost - "Draconian Times"3/22/2013Feature
Bobby Hicks Dead At 523/18/2013News
Eric's First Quarter Metal Review!3/15/2013News
Former Iron Maiden Drummer, Clive Burr, Passes Away at Age 563/13/2013News
New Interview with Michel "Away" Langevin of prog-thrashers Voivod!2/15/2013Interview
New Interview with "Metti" of Perzonal War!2/8/2013Interview
New Show Review: Eluveitie, Wintersun, Varg1/25/2013Column
Made in Japan--NoLA (Japan, not Louisiana)!1/11/2013Feature
Staff Year End Awards for 2012!1/4/2013Column
New Interview with Drummer Simon Wright of Dio's Disciples!12/28/2012Interview
Sex, Drugs & Rock 'n Roll: Maximum Metal's Guide Through Sweden's "Stockholm Strip"12/17/2012Feature
New Show Review: Septicflesh, Krisiun, Melechesh, Ex Deo, Inquisition11/30/2012Column
New Interview with Steve Whiteman of Kix!11/16/2012Interview
Special Column: Heavy Metal As Scapegoat11/9/2012Column
Eric's 2012 Halloween Playlist!10/31/2012Feature
New Halloween Interview with the Original Queen of Hell--Ann Boleyn of Hellion!10/30/2012Interview
New Road Report--Devin Townsend, Katatonia, Paradise Lost, and Stolen Babies!10/26/2012Column
Cannibal Corpse Concert Report from Japan!10/18/2012Column
Made in Japan--Gonin-Ish "Muge no Hito"10/15/2012Feature
New Road Report: Primordial, While Heaven Wept, Cormorant10/12/2012Column
New Interview with Katatonia vocalist: Jonas Renkse!10/5/2012Interview
New Live Pics of Meshuggah and Baroness!10/3/2012Feature
Offenders of the Faith Pt. II: Queensryche9/14/2012Column
New Interview with Rudy Sarzo of Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne, and Whitesnake8/31/2012Interview
Made in Japan--Our New Spotlight Feature!8/27/2012Feature
A Child's Perspective on Van Halen: An Accidental Interview8/24/2012Column
Staff Favorite Epic Songs!8/17/2012Column
Made in England--Virtue "We Stand to Fight"8/13/2012Feature
New Interview with Lita Ford!8/8/2012Interview
New MM Feature: Made in England--Aragorn "Black Ice"7/31/2012Feature
Van Halen Jokes: The Best and Worst! By Jonah Haze7/27/2012Column
R.I.P. Jon Lord7/16/2012News
New Road Report with Meshuggah, Baroness, and Decapitated!7/6/2012Column
New Maximum Metal Instagram Account!7/2/2012Feature
Greg's Top 10 Queensryche Songs6/22/2012Feature
The Necrofile Column Returns!6/16/2012Column
25 Years Ago--Staff Top 10 Albums of 1987!5/25/2012Column
New Interview with DIY Hard Rockers--Rains! 5/18/2012Interview
Ronnie James Dio—2nd Anniversary of Death 5/16/2012News
Eric's Top 5 Grave Digger Songs!5/8/2012Feature
In the Future...Could We See Ronnie James Dio Onstage Again? 4/17/2012News
Van Halen Release Review: "A Different Kind of Toupe" by Jonah Haze4/13/2012Column
New Interview with Tommy Victor of Prong!4/6/2012Interview
New Interview with Warbringer!3/23/2012Interview
New Road Report--Hank Williams 3!3/20/2012Column
New Interview with Cristiano Migliore of Lacuna Coil!3/16/2012Interview
Interview with New Bang Tango Guitarist Scott LaFlamme3/8/2012Interview
Ronnie Montrose Passes Away...3/5/2012News
New Interview with Eric Peterson from Testament!3/2/2012Interview
New Interview with Katatonia co-founder Anders Nyström!2/24/2012Interview
New Gallery Pics--In Flames, Trivium, and Veil of Maya 2/17/2012Feature
New Road Report--Sebastian Bach!2/10/2012Column
New Interview with Iced Earth' Jon Schaffer!2/7/2012Interview
New Interview with powerthrashers Thunderblast!1/13/2012Interview
New Interview with Traditionalists--Widow!1/6/2012Interview
Staff Year End Awards for 2011!12/29/2011Column
New Road Report: Mayhem, Keep of Kalessin, Hate, Abigail Williams, Woe!12/16/2011Column
Offenders of the Faith Pt. I: Metallica12/9/2011Column
RIP Dimebag Darrell - Looking Back12/8/2011Column
New Road Report: Opeth and Katatonia!11/30/2011Column
New Interview with Devin Townsend!11/22/2011Interview
New Road Report: Devin Townsend Group and The Ocean11/22/2011Column
This Week's Did You Know11/22/2011Feature
Top Staff Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Cover Songs!11/18/2011Column
New Road Report: Immolation, Jungle Rot, and Gigan11/10/2011Column
Where Are You Ted Bullett?11/4/2011Column
New Road Report: Enslaved, Alcest, and Junius11/1/2011Column
Erics's Select Horror Video Playlist!10/31/2011Column
Eric's Top 10 In Flames Songs10/28/2011Feature
Bach in the Saddle: 15 Minutes with Sebastian Bach10/25/2011Interview
Shot In The Dark: Original Pre-Ozzy Version10/24/2011Feature
New Road Report: Grave, Blood Red Throne, Pathology, Gigan and More10/7/2011Column
New Road Report: Vreid, Kampfar, Necronomicon in Chicago9/29/2011Column
Rockstar Energy Mayhem Tour: Road Report and Gallery Pics of Megadeth and In Flames9/1/2011Column
Swords, Axes and Breasts?8/25/2011News
Questions with Adler's Appetite and Former Guns 'N Roses Drummer Steven Adler 8/19/2011Interview
Eric's Top 5 Jani Lane Songs8/15/2011Feature
Yngwie Performs National Anthem at Game8/10/2011News
Where Is Savatage?8/9/2011Feature
In Honor of Gene Simmons' Engagement: My Top 10 KISS Songs7/29/2011Feature
Metal in the Night! New Interview with Niklas Stålvind of Wolf7/15/2011Interview
Rock on Broadway: A Road Review of the 80s-Themed Play "Rock Of Ages"7/7/2011Column
Saxon Week Finishes with Full Review of New Release "Call To Arms"7/1/2011Feature
Saxon Week Continues: The NWOBHM Numbers6/29/2011Feature
Saxon: "Call To Arms" - Track by Track 6/28/2011Review
Maximum Metal Presents--Saxon Week!6/27/2011Feature
Eric's Top 5 Influential Members of Swedish Death6/17/2011Feature
Reemer's Throwing Weights Metal Mix 6/14/2011Column
The New Big 4: The Best Young Thrash Bands!6/3/2011Column
Eric's Top Five Currently Ignored Bands5/31/2011Feature
Were Good Hard Rock Releases Hard to Find from '95-'98? Our Response to Chris Jericho 5/25/2011Column
Vegan Black Metal Chef: Pad Thai5/24/2011News
Behind the Heavy Metal Scene - Patric Ullaeus5/23/2011Feature
Our Staff Top Five Rock/Metal Albums They Would Save for the Coming Rapture5/20/2011Column
Ronnie James Dio: Anniversary of Death Today5/16/2011Feature
David Coverdale of Whitesnake--New Interview!5/13/2011Interview
Exclusive MM Interview with Elvenking!4/29/2011Interview
Leather Leone Returns! Exclusive MM Interview4/15/2011Interview
Godslave - Slaves To The Old4/8/2011News
Metal Styles Charted Against Listener Reaction4/1/2011Feature
New Interview with Korpiklaani3/25/2011Interview
New Concert Pics from Immortal Show3/18/2011Feature
New Road Report -- Immortal & Absu3/17/2011Column
Where Are You? Column Update: Leather Leone 3/16/2011News
Eric Turns in His 500th Full Review!3/4/2011Feature
Traditional Metal Just Isn't Scary Anymore...3/2/2011News
Iron Maiden and Eddie Are Now Neutered: The Beastly Written Rant!2/18/2011Column
Swedish Melodic Death by way of...Portugal?2/18/2011Feature
The Top 5 Producers in Heavy Metal2/9/2011Feature
New Interview with Relentless Guitar Shredder Yngwie Malmsteen2/8/2011Interview
RIP Gary Moore 1952-20112/6/2011News
Lemmy Week Friday - A Review of the New Lemmy Movie2/4/2011Review
Lemmy Week Thursday - Our Review of the New Motorhead Release2/3/2011Review
Lemmy Week Wednesday -- Archive Interview with Strutter2/2/2011Interview
Lemmy Week Tuesday -- Road Reports2/1/2011Feature
And So It Begins--Lemmy Week at Max Metal!1/31/2011Feature
Condolences to Dirty Looks...1/28/2011News
New Metal Maidens Added to Max Metal1/24/2011Feature
Top 5 Metal Soundtrack Songs1/21/2011Feature
Interview with Soloist--The Commander In Chief1/14/2011Interview
Troy's Top 5 Megadeth Songs Ever1/10/2011Feature
Interview with A Tortured Soul1/7/2011Interview
Staff Year End Awards for 2010!12/24/2010Column
Interview with Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society12/22/2010Interview
New Enslaved Interview12/14/2010Interview
Dimmu Borgir/Enslaved Road Report12/14/2010Column
Dimebag Darrell - Our Retrospective12/8/2010Feature

Total Archive Features: 292

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