Hard Metal was published by Novi Sad publishing company Dnevnik. The Editor-in-Chiefs was Konstantin Polzović. The first issue of Hard Metal was released in May 1991, and the last, sixth issue was released in May 1992.
In 1992, Hard Metal joined with another music magazine published by Dnevnik, Bum. The new magazine was entitled Rock Starz, and only three issues were published, after which, due to hyperinflation in Yugoslavia, the magazine ceased to exist.