Metal Hammer

Metal Hammer

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For Greek releases with the according branding use: Metal Hammer & Heavy Metal.
Monthly music magazine devoted to the 'heavy metal' genre - regularly releasing covermounts, samplers, compilations and albums in several countries.

Initially issued in the U.K in the early 1980s, the magazine was then successfully marketed in Germany, followed by a roll-out over the years of multilingual issues published in 11 different languages across the globe. The Metal Hammer branding also features in festival promotion, TV & video.

The magazine concept was founded as Metalhammer UK Ltd., by Wilfried F. Rimensberger, who eventually sold that company and rights to German publisher Jürgen Wigginghaus.
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Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
205 Various - Metal Hammer Special Compilation 2004 Various Metal Hammer Special Compilation 2004(CD, Comp, Promo) Metal Hammer 205 Spain 2004 Sell This Version
224 Various - Defenders Of The Faith Various Defenders Of The Faith(CD, Album, Comp) Metal Hammer 224 2011 Sell This Version
2005 Various - Metal Hammer Power Metal Compilation 2005 Various Metal Hammer Power Metal Compilation 2005(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer 2005 Spain 2005 Sell This Version
0086072RAD Various - X-Treme The Best Of Hard 'N' Bizarre Various X-Treme The Best Of Hard 'N' Bizarre(CD, Comp) Concrete (2), Metal Hammer 0086072RAD Germany 1994 Sell This Version
10/2016 Various - Nuclear Blast Attack !!! Various Nuclear Blast Attack !!!(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer 10/2016 Poland 2016 Sell This Version
2017-05 Various - A Tribute To Iron Maiden Various A Tribute To Iron Maiden (Comp) 2017-05 Germany 2017 Sell This Version
2020-09 Various - A Tribute To Metallica Various A Tribute To Metallica(CD, Comp, Promo) Metal Hammer 2020-09 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 2020 Sell This Version
40-1941 Various - Metal Hammer Various Metal Hammer (Comp) 40-1941 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
466897 2 Various - Hammer Rocks Various Hammer Rocks(CD, Comp) Epic, Metal Hammer, WTG Records 466897 2 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
104/09/02 Various - Metal Hammer September 2002 Various Metal Hammer September 2002(CD, Comp, Promo) Metal Hammer 104/09/02 UK 2002 Sell This Version
1686-177022 Machine Head (3) - Unto The Locust Machine Head (3) Unto The Locust(CD, Album, Fan) Roadrunner Records, Metal Hammer 1686-177022 UK 2011 Sell This Version
660236 - 2 331 Various - Masters Of Czech Metal 2 Various Masters Of Czech Metal 2(CD, Comp) Monitor-EMI, Monitor-EMI 660236 - 2 331 Czech Republic 1995 Sell This Version
660236 4331 Various - Masters Of Czech Metal 2 Various Masters Of Czech Metal 2(Cass, Comp) Monitor-EMI, Monitor-EMI 660236 4331 Czech Republic 1995 Sell This Version
7243 4910163 0 Various - Metal Hammer - Thrash Extra Various Metal Hammer - Thrash Extra(VHS, PAL, SECAM) Metal Hammer 7243 4910163 0 Europe 1992 Sell This Version
C-9709 Various - Metal Hammer Various Metal Hammer(7", EP) Metal Hammer C-9709 UK 1989 Sell This Version
CD 1/2018 Various - Metal Hammer CD 1/2018 Various Metal Hammer CD 1/2018(CD, Comp, Promo) Metal Hammer, Metal Mind Productions CD 1/2018 Poland 2018 Sell This Version
CDROCK 1 Various - The Rock Machine 2001 Turns You On Various The Rock Machine 2001 Turns You On(CD, Comp, Enh) Metal Hammer, HMV, the-raft.com CDROCK 1 2001 Sell This Version
D-1373 Various - Metal Hammer Heavy Xmas Various Metal Hammer Heavy Xmas(7", EP, Promo, Sil) Metal Hammer, Metal Hammer D-1373 UK 1989 Sell This Version
DPMH049S Various - Killing Cuts 5 Various Killing Cuts 5(CD, Enh, Car) Metal Hammer DPMH049S 1998 Sell This Version
DPMH0199 Various - Hammered Volume 3 Various Hammered Volume 3(CD, Comp, Enh, Car) Metal Hammer DPMH0199 UK 1999 Sell This Version
DPMH0399 Various - Hammered Volume 4 Various Hammered Volume 4(CD, Comp, Smplr) Metal Hammer DPMH0399 UK 1999 Sell This Version
DPMH0598 Various - Killing Cuts 6 Various Killing Cuts 6(CD, Enh) Metal Hammer DPMH0598 UK 1998 Sell This Version
DPMH0598S Various - Killing Cuts 6 Various Killing Cuts 6(CD) Metal Hammer DPMH0598S 1998 Sell This Version
DPMH0599 Various - Hammered Volume 5 Various Hammered Volume 5(CD, Comp, Car) Metal Hammer DPMH0599 UK 1999 Sell This Version
DPMH0799 Various - Hammered Volume 6 Various Hammered Volume 6(CD, Comp, Car) Metal Hammer DPMH0799 UK 1999 Sell This Version
DPMH0998 Various - Hammered Various Hammered(CD, Comp, Car) Metal Hammer DPMH0998 UK 1998 Sell This Version
DPMH0999 Various - Metal Hammer - Noise Inc. Volume 1 Various Metal Hammer - Noise Inc. Volume 1(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer DPMH0999 UK 1999 Sell This Version
DPMH1097 Various - Killing Cuts 3 Various Killing Cuts 3(CD, Comp, Promo) Metal Hammer DPMH1097 UK 1997 Sell This Version
DPMH1197 Various - Killing Cuts 4 Various Killing Cuts 4(CD, Comp, Car) Metal Hammer DPMH1197 UK 1997 Sell This Version
DPMH1198 Various - Hammered Volume 2 Various Hammered Volume 2(CD, Comp, Enh, Promo, Smplr, Car) Metal Hammer DPMH1198 UK 1998 Sell This Version
DPMH1199 Various - Metal Hammer - Noise Inc. Volume 2 Various Metal Hammer - Noise Inc. Volume 2(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer DPMH1199 UK 1999 Sell This Version
DPMH1299 Various - Xfm 104.9 London Rock Show Live Various Xfm 104.9 London Rock Show Live(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer DPMH1299 UK 1999 Sell This Version
gom2000 Various - Gods Of Metal Y2k Various Gods Of Metal Y2k(CD, Comp, Enh, Ltd, Promo, Smplr) Metal Hammer gom2000 Italy 2000 Sell This Version
Hammer 1 Various - None More Black Various None More Black(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer Hammer 1 UK 1996 Sell This Version
Hammer 001 Various - Brutal Bunch! Volume 1 Various Brutal Bunch! Volume 1(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer Hammer 001 UK 1995 Sell This Version
Hammer 002 Various - Brutal Bunch! Volume 2 Various Brutal Bunch! Volume 2(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer Hammer 002 UK 1996 Sell This Version
HAMMER003 Various - Brutal Bunch 3 Various Brutal Bunch 3(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer HAMMER003 UK 1996 Sell This Version
Hammer 004 Various - Brutal Bunch! 4 Various Brutal Bunch! 4(CD, Comp, Enh) Metal Hammer, Brutal Bunch! Hammer 004 UK 1996 Sell This Version
Hammer 005 Various - Killing Cuts 1 Various Killing Cuts 1(CD, Comp, Car) Metal Hammer Hammer 005 UK 1997 Sell This Version
Hammer 006 Various - Killing Cuts 2 (The Sequel) Various Killing Cuts 2 (The Sequel)(CD, Comp, Enh, Car) Metal Hammer Hammer 006 UK 1997 Sell This Version
Hammer 009 Various - Killing Cuts 5 Various Killing Cuts 5(CD) Metal Hammer Hammer 009 UK 1998 Sell This Version
HOH NO 1 Various - The House Of Hammer No.1 Various The House Of Hammer No.1(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer HOH NO 1 UK 1991 Sell This Version
HOH NO 2 Various - The House Of Hammer No.2 Various The House Of Hammer No.2(Cass, Comp, Promo) Metal Hammer HOH NO 2 UK 1991 Sell This Version
IRS 951.951 Various - Funky Metal Various Funky Metal(LP, Comp) Intercord IRS 951.951 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
LMMH001 Various - Metal Hammer 2002 Various Metal Hammer 2002(CD, Comp) Locomotive Music, Metal Hammer LMMH001 Spain 2002 Sell This Version
MCA 01244-2 Manowar - Battle Hymns MMXI Manowar Battle Hymns MMXI(CD, Album, S/Edition) Magic Circle Entertainment MCA 01244-2 UK 2011 Sell This Version
MCA 01247-2 Manowar - The Lord Of Steel (Hammer Edition) Manowar The Lord Of Steel (Hammer Edition)(CD, Album) Magic Circle Entertainment MCA 01247-2 UK 2012 Sell This Version
MCA 07248-2 Holyhell - Darkness Visible (The Warning) Holyhell Darkness Visible (The Warning)(CD, EP) Magic Circle Entertainment MCA 07248-2 UK 2012 Sell This Version
METAL 1 Various - The 2nd Wave Of New British Metal 1987 Various The 2nd Wave Of New British Metal 1987(7", EP, Promo) Metal Hammer METAL 1 UK 1987 Sell This Version
METAL HAMMER 200 6/22/04 Various - Metal Hammer 200 Sampler Best Of Various Metal Hammer 200 Sampler Best Of(CD, Comp, Promo) Metal Hammer METAL HAMMER 200 6/22/04 Spain 2004 Sell This Version
MH3 Various - Genuine Tracks #3 Various Genuine Tracks #3(CD, Comp, Promo, Smplr) Locomotive Music MH3 Spain 2003 Sell This Version
MH252 Various - Metal Hammer Presents Sons Of Sabbath Volume II Various Metal Hammer Presents Sons Of Sabbath Volume II(CD, Album, Promo) Metal Hammer MH252 Europe 2013 Sell This Version
MH253CD1/01/14 Various - Metal Hammer Presents 2014: The New Year Revolution Various Metal Hammer Presents 2014: The New Year Revolution(CD, Comp, Promo) Metal Hammer MH253CD1/01/14 Europe 2014 Sell This Version
MH253CD2/01/14 Hounds (4) - Begin Transmission Hounds (4) Begin Transmission(CD, EP, Single, Promo) Metal Hammer MH253CD2/01/14 Europe 2014 Sell This Version
MH258CD2/07/14 IDIOM - Same Old Songs IDIOM Same Old Songs(CD, EP) Metal Hammer MH258CD2/07/14 UK & Europe 2014 Sell This Version
MH052015CD Various - Metal Hammer CD 5/2015 Various Metal Hammer CD 5/2015(CD, Comp, Promo) Metal Hammer MH052015CD Poland 2015 Sell This Version
MHCD105 Praying Mantis (3) - Pray For Japan Praying Mantis (3) Pray For Japan(2xCDr, Unofficial) Metal Hammer MHCD105 Japan 2012 Sell This Version
MHCD-122 Gotthard - Tokyo Double Nights Gotthard Tokyo Double Nights(2xCD, Unofficial) Metal Hammer MHCD-122 Japan 2012 Sell This Version
MHEP 002 Various - Metal Hammer Heavy Xmas Various Metal Hammer Heavy Xmas(7", EP, Promo, Sil) Metal Hammer, Metal Hammer MHEP 002 UK 1989 Sell This Version
MHEP 003 Various - Metal Hammer - Free Four Track EP Various Metal Hammer - Free Four Track EP(7", EP, Promo) Metal Hammer, WEA Records MHEP 003 UK 1990 Sell This Version
MHHCD 001 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 1 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 1(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHCD 001 Hungary 1999 Sell This Version
MHHMC 001 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 1 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 1(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 001 Hungary 1999 Sell This Version
MHHMC 002 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 2 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 2(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 002 Hungary 2000 Sell This Version
MHHMC 003 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 3 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 3(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 003 Hungary 2000 Sell This Version
MHHMC 004 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 4 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 4(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 004 Hungary 2000 Sell This Version
MHHMC 005 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 5 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 5(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 005 Hungary 2001 Sell This Version
MHHMC 006 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 6 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 6(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 006 Hungary 2001 Sell This Version
MHHMC 007 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 7 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 7(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 007 Hungary 2001 Sell This Version
MHHMC 008 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 8 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 8(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 008 Hungary 2001 Sell This Version
MHHMC 009 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 9 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 9(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 009 Hungary 2001 Sell This Version
MHHMC 010 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 10 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 10(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 010 Hungary 2002 Sell This Version
MHHMC 011 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 11 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 11(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 011 Hungary 2002 Sell This Version
MHHMC 012 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 12 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 12(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 012 Hungary 2002 Sell This Version
MHHMC 013 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 13 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 13(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 013 Hungary 2002 Sell This Version
MHHMC 014 Various - Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 14 Various Let The Hammer Fall Vol. 14(Cass, Comp) Metal Hammer MHHMC 014 Hungary 2002 Sell This Version
MHR123CD1/01/04 Various - Earache: Extreme Musick 2004 Various Earache: Extreme Musick 2004(CD, Comp, Enh) Metal Hammer, Earache MHR123CD1/01/04 UK 2003 Sell This Version
MHR128A/07/04 Various - Really Mind The Bullshit Various Really Mind The Bullshit(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer, BMG UK & Ireland MHR128A/07/04 UK & Ireland 2004 Sell This Version
MHR128B/07/04 Various - Razor: Music From The Cutting Edge (Vol. 6) Various Razor: Music From The Cutting Edge (Vol. 6)(CD, Album, Comp, Promo) Metal Hammer MHR128B/07/04 Australia 2004 Sell This Version
MHR129CD/08/04 Various - The Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2004 - The Album Various The Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2004 - The Album(CD, Album, Comp, Cov) Metal Hammer MHR129CD/08/04 UK 2004 Sell This Version
MHR129DVD Metallica - Some Kind Of Monster (Sneak Preview) Metallica Some Kind Of Monster (Sneak Preview)(DVDr, Promo, Smplr, NTSC) Metal Hammer MHR129DVD UK 2004 Sell This Version
MHR132A/11/04 Various - Epitaph / Hellcat Records Various Epitaph / Hellcat Records(CD, Comp, Enh) Metal Hammer, Epitaph, Hellcat Records MHR132A/11/04 UK 2004 Sell This Version
MHR132B/11/04 Various - Razor: Music From The Cutting Edge (Vol. 9) Various Razor: Music From The Cutting Edge (Vol. 9)(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer MHR132B/11/04 UK 2004 Sell This Version
MHR133A/12/04 Various - Something Wicked This Way Comes Various Something Wicked This Way Comes(CD, Comp, Enh, Smplr) Metal Hammer MHR133A/12/04 UK 2004 Sell This Version
MHR133B/12/04 Various - Razor: Music From The Cutting Edge (Vol. 10) Various Razor: Music From The Cutting Edge (Vol. 10)(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer MHR133B/12/04 UK 2004 Sell This Version
MHR134DVD/13/04 Various - Metal Hammer Xmas 2004 Various Metal Hammer Xmas 2004(DVD-V, Smplr, PAL) Metal Hammer MHR134DVD/13/04 UK 2004 Sell This Version
MHR136CD1/02/05 Various - Battle Metal Various Battle Metal(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer MHR136CD1/02/05 UK 2005 Sell This Version
MHR136CD2/02/05 Various - Earache Metaltracks Various Earache Metaltracks (Comp) MHR136CD2/02/05 UK 2005 Sell This Version
MHR138DVD/04/05 Various - Metal Hammer - The Hammer Vault Of Horror Various Metal Hammer - The Hammer Vault Of Horror(DVD) Metal Hammer MHR138DVD/04/05 UK 2005 Sell This Version
MHR139CD1/05/05 Various - Razor (Music From The Cutting Edge) Various Razor (Music From The Cutting Edge)(CD, Comp, Promo) Metal Hammer MHR139CD1/05/05 UK 2005 Sell This Version
MHR140CD1/06/05 Various - Razor: Music From The Cutting Edge Various Razor: Music From The Cutting Edge(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer MHR140CD1/06/05 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
MHR140CD2/06/05 Various - Metal Meltdown Various Metal Meltdown (CD, Comp) Metal Hammer MHR140CD2/06/05 UK 2005 Sell This Version
MHR141CD1/07/05 Various - Razor: Music From The Cutting Edge Various Razor: Music From The Cutting Edge(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer MHR141CD1/07/05 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
MHR141cd2/07/05 Various - New Shit Vol. 11 Various New Shit Vol. 11(CD, Comp, Promo) Roadrunner Records, Roadrunner Records, Metal Hammer MHR141cd2/07/05 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
MHR142DVD/08/05-PAL Various - The Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2005 Various The Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2005(DVD, D/Sided, PAL) Metal Hammer MHR142DVD/08/05-PAL UK 2005 Sell This Version
MHR143CD1/09/05 Various - Battle Metal II (Kiss My Axe) / Grilled À La Spinefarm Various Battle Metal II (Kiss My Axe) / Grilled À La Spinefarm(2xCD, Comp) Metal Hammer, Metal Hammer MHR143CD1/09/05 UK 2005 Sell This Version
MHR143CD2/09/05 Various - Battle Metal II (Kiss My Axe) / Grilled À La Spinefarm Various Battle Metal II (Kiss My Axe) / Grilled À La Spinefarm(2xCD, Comp) Metal Hammer, Metal Hammer MHR143CD2/09/05 UK 2005 Sell This Version
MHR146DVD/12/05 Various - Metal Hammer TV: See Some Evil, Hear Some Evil! Various Metal Hammer TV: See Some Evil, Hear Some Evil!(DVD, Comp, PAL) Metal Hammer MHR146DVD/12/05 UK 2005 Sell This Version
MHR149CD1/02/06 Various - Metal Hammer - Razor: Music From The Cutting Edge Various Metal Hammer - Razor: Music From The Cutting Edge(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer MHR149CD1/02/06 UK 2006 Sell This Version
MHR149CD2/02/06 Various - Prosthetic Records Various Prosthetic Records(CD, Comp) Metal Hammer MHR149CD2/02/06 UK 2006 Sell This Version
MHR150CD1/03/06 Various - New Blood 2006 - Part 1: Incoming / Nuclear Blast Various New Blood 2006 - Part 1: Incoming / Nuclear Blast(2xCD, Comp) Metal Hammer, Metal Hammer MHR150CD1/03/06 UK 2006 Sell This Version