DON’T FUCK WITH FLOOR

Metal Hammer (UK) - - Contents - EDITÖR

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…

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