5 REASONS YOU NEED TO BUY THE NEW ISSUE OF KERRANG!
1. IT COMES WITH AN IRON MAIDEN TRIBUTE CD!
Yes, you read that right! This week we’re giving you the highly-anticipated sequel to our classic Maiden Heaven cover CD! Hear Maiden classics new and old covered by a host of the best rock bands on the planet! Who’s doing what you ask? Well, just check out this tracklist!
- STONE SOUR – RUNNING FREE
- REIGNING DAYS – SPEED OF LIGHT
- ESCAPE THE FATE – HALLOWED BY THY NAME
- LONELY THE BRAVE – FEAR OF THE DARK
- TRIVIUM – FOR THE GREATER GOOD OF GOD
- STEVEN BATTELLE – THE RED AND THE BLACK
- CREEPER – THE EVIL THAT MEN DO
- LOWER THAN ATLANTIS – NUMBER OF THE BEAST
- ANAAL NATHRAKH – POWERSLAVE
- CRY VENOM – ACES HIGH
- FOZZY – SUN AND STEEL
- MUNCIE GIRLS – THE WICKER MAN
- HECK – THE TROOPER
- UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS – REMEMBER TOMORROW
- ANATHEMA – WASTED YEARS
Trust us, you don’t want to miss this slice of Maiden history.
Please note: IT’S ONLY AVAILABLE WITH PHYSICAL COPIES OF THE ISSUE! Don’t live in the UK? Fear not – we got you. You can order your physical copy here!
2. IRON MAIDEN: THE BIG INTERVIEW
Ahead of their Download 2016 headline set, we travelled to Berlin to see Iron Maiden back in action! Join us as Steve Harris takes us inside the belly of the beast, where we find new songs, tales from their mammoth The Book Of Souls world tour, giant bowls of cereal, and the problems of parking a jumbo jet at an airshow. PLUS! Steve gives us his predictions for the England squad at Euro 2016.
3. THE ULTIMATE DOWNLOAD 2016 PREVIEW!
Balls to Kerristmas – June is truly the most wonderful time of the year, with Download 2016 the festival jewel in its crown. In this issue we give you the essential guide to rock’s biggest weekend, packed with loads of new interviews including Black Sabbath, Deftones, All Time Low, Megadeth, Frank Carter, Nightwish, Gojira, Architects, Jane’s Addiction, Beartooth, Twin Atlantic, Korn, Billy Talent, Disturbed and Halestorm, plus stage times, Kerrang! signing tent info, new bands not to miss and more! If you’re going to Download, this is everything you need to know.
4. CELEBRATE KERRANG!’S 35TH BIRTHDAY!
This week we’re celebrating our big anniversary with help from our friends in Iron Maiden, Metallica, Linkin Park, Ozzy Osbourne, Biffy Clyro, Fall Out Boy, Royal Blood, Def Leppard, Architects, Tom Morello, Good Charlotte, Neck Deep, Counterfeit, Sleeping With Sirens, Of Mice & Men, Creeper, Deftones, KISS, Judas Priest, Five Finger Death Punch, Motionless In White, You Me At Six, Panic! At The Disco, Pierce the Veil, Dave Mustaine, Faith No More and Halestorm!
5. MEET THE PROPHETS OF RAGE!
In this week’s issue, Kerrang! gets down the front for the rap-rock supergroup Prophets Of Rage’s explosive, Trump-bating live debut in LA.Trust us, the combination of Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk plus Public Enemy’s Chuck D and Cypress Hill’s B-Real is something very, very special.
This issue also includes our huge Slam Dunk 2016 review, featuring new interviews and amazing photos of all the action, plus we give you our take on the emotional new Motörhead live CD/DVD Clean Your Clock. And that’s just for starters! This week’s issue also reveals the inside story of two incredible new albums, with Jason Aalon Butler dissecting Letlive.‘s If I’m The Devil… and Austin Carlile and Aaron Pauley giving us an insight into Of Mice & Men‘s highly “flammable” fourth record. Elsewhere, we run down the best rockstars to follow on SnapChat, King Diamond recalls the making of Abigail, Beach Slang get ready to give UK audiences some “mystery bruises” and, on top of all of that, Vic Fuentes from Pierce The Veil comes face-to-face with the Ultimate Rockstar Test!
THERE ARE SIX AMAZING EURO 2016-THEMED POSTERS, TOO… featuring Mallory Knox, New Years Day, Young Guns, ROAM, Bury Tomorrow and As It Is!
All of this is stuffed into the new issue of Kerrang! – on sale June 8!