An excerpt from our new interviews with Keenan, Carina Round and Mat Mitchell
Inside the subversive vision of guitarist-bandleader Salem Vex
Niklas Karlsson opens up about battle with "harm OCD," inspiration from Metallica and horror movies
Inside metal stalwarts' most incisive political statement to date
Inside longtime friends' "no rules" new project
Death-metal rising star hails an extreme-music classic
Artist Michael Whelan conjures a "Nightmare in Red"
Muggings in NYC, motocross with Obituary, inspiration from U2