METAL HAMMER To Unleash AC/DC, BLACK SABBATH And JUDAS PRIEST Tribute Albums

To celebrate the 30th anniversaries of AC/DC's classic "Back In Black" album and the 40th anniversary of BLACK SABBATH's inception, U.K.'s Metal Hammer is lining up some "ultra-awesome" tribute albums to be given away with future copies of the magazine.

STEEL PANTHER and SKINDRED ("Back In Black") have been confirmed for Metal Hammer's AC/DC album, which will include the best of both the Bon Scott and the Brian Johnson eras.

TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED and WHITE WIZZARD are already scheduled for the re-creation of JUDAS PRIEST's legendary "British Steel", with TRIGGER doing "Rapid Fire".

As for the BLACK SABBATH album, TURISAS, ELECTRIC WIZARD and APOCALYPTICA are recording versions for Metal Hammer — with APOCALYPTICA covering the classic track "Spiral Architect". Other rumored acts for the SABBATH CD include PRONG, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and ORANGE GOBLIN.

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