DON’T FUCK WITH FLOOR
The Nightwish singer has long been comfortable at the helm of the Finnish symphonic juggernaut, but now, judging by our entertaining and no-holds-barred cover interview on page 26, she seems destined to become one of the most important figureheads in our world today - even if she doesn’t believe it herself. We can’t wait to see what she and Nightwish bring to Bloodstock this august.
Floor’s just one of the many faces you’ll see in an issue that celebrates the women defining the metal scene in 2018. From pioneers still going strong like Doro and Girlschool to younger names such as Venom Prison’s larissa Stupar and Oceans Of Slumber’s cammie Gilbert, this is an amazing era for heavy music, and as our fascinating piece on the Botswana Metal Queens on page 70 shows, being able to express yourself in the name of the genre you love is not something we should ever take for granted. head to www.metalhammer.com to find out what else we’re doing for #Sherocks month, and come join our special Metal Hammer readers community group on Facebook. look us up, get stuck in and let us know what else you’d like to see from the world’s greatest metal mag in 2018. We’re listening.
horns high and…