8 Reasons You Must Buy The New Look Kerrang!
In shops now, we've gone and made your favourite rock magazine even better. No, really! Here's eight things you can expect from the all-new magazine...
If only there was a page out there where you could find out all the coolest new band t-shirts, hats, Frisbees, socks, pants, hoodies, vests, shorts, hot sauces and pillows – not to mention all the other toys, gadgets and weird stuff that keeps us all permanently in our overdrafts… OH WAIT, THERE IS A PAGE THAT DOES THAT! It’s called Klobber! This is your all-new, essential 2-page guide to everything you need to buy. File for bankruptcy now.
7. Konfidential Returns!
Yes! You read that right! Konfidential is back with a vengeance! This is your chance to find out all the backstage bollocks, whispers and guffery that keeps this crazy show called rock and roll going. Want to see what happens when Slash goes on a roller coaster? Of course you do.
6. More News!
News, it’s the lifeblood of the, er, News section. THAT’S WHY WE MADE IT BIGGER! As well as a huge 4 page story on the future of Black Veil Brides, there are enough stories here to fill a library… new Lamb Of God album! Trent Reznor vs. Batman! The Prodigy and Public Enemy join forces! The scoop on blink-182’s ‘friendly divorce’! Basically, your eyes will leak out of your skull and fry like eggs on our burning rock news.
5. The All-New Gig Guide!
The gig guide has always helped you figure out exactly what shows to go to week in, week out. But now it does more than that! There’s now an even bigger interview with the biggest band on tour each week! There’s the new ‘Rider Of The Week’ column where you can find out what cheeses your favourite bands insist upon having in their dressing room. There’s the new What’s On TV section where we tell you what musicy goodness is on the box if you can’t afford the dollar-cash to get to a gig! There’s also the new ‘My Scene’ section where tells you all about why a certain city or town in the UK rocks! No sleep til Coventry!!!!
4. More Reviews!
So you like reviews – or opinionated wordy columns as we like to call them – huh? Well, have all the reviews in the world! Yes, our reviews section is bigger and better than ever. Kicking off the new reviews section we have one of the biggest albums of the year – Muse’s new album Drones – and a huge four-page Slam Dunk Festival souvenir special so you can relive all the action. Joining old favourites like Klassic Album is the new spotlight section – shining a light on the best labels, reissues and other shit that needs your attention!
3. Ten Hot As Hell Posters
We hope your walls are made of Nomex® flame-resistant fibres. Shut up, of course we didn’t Google that. We know loads about flame-resistant materials. Especially as we’ve got 10 hot as hell posters in the issue, featuring Paramore, Bring Me The Horizon, Pierce The Veil, Sleeping With Sirens, All Time Low, PVRIS, Asking Alexandria, Tonight Alive, New Years Day and Panic! At The Disco!
2. The Biggest Rockstars On The Planet
We’re not calling it the Heroes Issue for nothing. And you can’t celebrate the most iconic rockstars in history without, y’know, speaking to them! That’s why the all new Kerrang! features killer new interviews with – take a deep breath – Lemmy, Slash, Marilyn Manson, Gerard Way, Lars Ulrich, Ozzy Osbourne, Tom Morello, Corey Taylor, Pete Wentz, Kerry King, Simon Neil, Till Lindemann, Serj Tankian, Chino Moreno, Mike Shinoda and Phil Anselmo! Oh, and a bunch of stars who worship them, too, like Baby Metal, Of Mice & Men, Motionless In White, Asking Alexandria and more!
1. The Ultimate Rock Heroes CD!
You’re a rock fan. Thus, you love rock. Thus, you love great rock bands. Thus, you love great rock bands being covered by other great rock bands. Ultra-thus, you’ll chuffing love our Ultimate Rock Heroes CD. We won’t give you the hard sell. We’ll just plop this tracklist here for you to peruse at your leisure:
1. Enter Shikari – Know Your Enemy, Rage Against The Machine
2. Neck Deep – Don't Tell Me It's Over, blink-182
3. Palm Reader – My Plague, Slipknot
4. Feed The Rhino – I'm Broken, Pantera
5. Sea Of Treachery – Misery Business, Paramore
6. Frank Turner – Murder In The Rue Morgue, Iron Maiden
7. Rolo Tomassi – Digitial Bath, Deftones
8. The Xcerts – Helena, My Chemical Romance
9. Ray Toro – Tired Of Sex, Weezer
10. Young Guns – Livin' On The Edge, Aerosmith
11. New Found Glory – Do You Remember Rock 'N' Roll Radio, The Ramones
12. Four Year Strong – Bullet With Butterfly Wings, Smashing Pumpkins
13. Skindred – From Out Of Nowhere, Faith No More
14. Jamie Lenman – Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life), Green Day
15. The Lounge Kittens – Sad But True, Metallica
Did we mention that you get this with your issue of Kerrang!? Well, you do. Just let that rocky goodness wash over you. Lovely.
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