Slipknot, Machine Head, Opeth, Ghost & More Appear As Star Wars Characters On New Metal Hammer Cover


Metal Hamner went above and beyond for the cover of their new issue, adapting numerous metal luminaries into illustrated Star Wars form. Drawn by sixmorevodka with a blessing from Lucasfilm, the cover (and accompanying poster) feature numerous highlights, including:

Slipknot/Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor as Han Solo
Zakk Wylde as Chewbacca
Machine Head‘s Robb Flynn as what appears to be Qui-Gon Jin
Opeth‘s Mikael Akerfeldt as Obi-Wan Kenobi
Ghost‘s Papa Emeritus as Emperor Palpatine
King Diamond as Darth Maul
Iron Maiden‘s Eddie as Darth Vader
Down‘s Phil Anselmo as an Imperial Officer
Motörhead‘s Lemmy Kilmister as an Imperial Officer
Mastodon‘s Bill Kelliher as Dengar
Devin Townsend as C3PO
Anthrax‘s Scott Ian as Boba Fett
Soulfly‘s Max Cavalera as Yoda
Ronnie James Dio and Slayer‘s Jeff Hanneman as Force Ghosts
Ghost‘s Nameless Ghouls as Jawas
Lamb Of God‘s Randy Blythe and Avenged Sevenfold‘s M. Shadows as Rebel Pilots
Within Temptation‘s Sharon Den Adel as Princess Leia
KissGene Simmons‘ Kiss Demon as a Stormtrooper
Ihsahn as an Imperial Officer
Skindred‘s Benji Webbe as Lando Calrissian
Clutch‘s Neil Fallon as Wicket
While She Sleep‘s Loz Taylor as Luke Skywalker

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A preview of the art can be seen below with more details on the issue available at

Metal Hammer's Star Wars Cover
Metal Hammer's Star Wars Cover

A higher res picture of the fold out cover can be seen here.

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