Heavy Metal has a music festival worthy lineup of song adaptations coming your way! SLIPKNOT's first appearance in the magazine. Megadeth's "The Skull Beneath The Skin" written by Tim Seeley. Mastadon get otherworldly with a story written and illustrated by Realm creator, Jeremy Haun. Tenacious D's "Metal" is coming in hot from God Hates Astronuats creator, Ryan Browne. Alex De Campi & Tony Parker bring you Amon Amarth's "Berserker." Other adaptations of Def Leppard, Judas Priest, Code Orange, High on Fire, Ho99o9, Evanescence, and more! Two original stories, one by Metalocalypse creator, Brenden Small & Joe Satriani and a crazy Heavy Metal demon comedy fest from Dan Fogler, Burney aka Batdog and Justin Mohlman, The Ghoul Screamer.
- Judas Priest "Firepower"
- Joe Satriani and Ned Evett's "Crystal Planet"
- H09909 "Master of Pain"
- Rob Sonic "The Boss"
- Tenacious D "The Metal"
- High On Fire "Spewn From the Earth"
- Slipknot "We Are Not Your Kind"
- Gallery - Grimes
- Mastodon "The Czar"
- Code Orange "The Hunt"
- Def Leppard "Hysteria"
- Amon Amarth "The Berserker"
- Megadeth "The Skull Beneath the Skin"
- Iron Maiden "Night City" Preview
- Ghoul Screamer
- Murky World Chapter 9
- Artist Spotlight - Gerald Scarfe
List of covers and their creators:
|A||Cover A||Kilian Eng||1|
|B||Cover B||Dave Correa||2|
|C||Cover C||Ian Bederman||3|
|D||Cover D||Victor Mosquera||4|
|E||Cover E||Nick Pyle||5|
|F||New York Comic Con/HeavyMetal.com Exclusive Cover F||N.C. Winters||6|