Metal Hammer strikes with rock-tastic iPhone app

mhammerIn the mood to rock hard, rock heavy, rock iAnimal? Well, if if you’re a rock music-loving, Metal Hammer-reading iPhone user, you’re in luck, with today’s launch of a new Metal Hammer iPhone app.

Jointly developed with Yuza Mobile, the free app offers all the news from the Metal Hammer website, along with exclusive on-the-road and backstage video content.

Fans of bands like Sepultura, Saxon, Metallica and Mastodon get an easy way to buy music from iTunes, get playlist recommendations from metal bands, check gig listings and buy tickets.

Chris Ingham, publisher of Future’s Classic Rock and Metal Hammer, told Music Week: “The strategy of developing Metal Hammer’s reach and influence beyond the traditional print space is delivering fantastic results.

To be honest, it’s nice to see print publishers expanding and exploring the opportunities of media convergence. We’ll see more of this in future…

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