All Time Low present: The Valentine's Issue!
It's Valentine's Day, love is in the air, and pop-punk lotharios All Time Low are pouring their hearts out. Alex Gaskarth cuddled up with K! to talk on-off relationships, getting back at his ex (record label), and buying his bandmates some fuzzy handcuffs...
Plus: Your favourite stars open their hearts inside! Starring: A Day To Remember, Pierce The Veil, Mastodon, Blink-182, Biffy Clyro, Halestorm, The Blackout... and Fred Durst's dating tips!
10 Awesome Kerrang! Krush Posters, featuring: Evanescence's Amy Lee, Asking Alexandria's Ben Bruce, Tonight Alive's Jenna McDougall, Black Veil Brides' Ashley Purdy, We Are The In Crowd's Tay Jardine, Yashin's Harry Radford, My Chemical Romance's Frank Iero, The Pretty Reckless' Taylor Momsen, You Me At Six's Max Helyer, and Paramore's Hayley Williams.
News!: After playing three shows in the space of a week and releasing a new single, Fall Out Boy are officially back and Kerrang! was there every step of the way. Plus, we've the first interview with Pete Wentz on their past few years in exile and what the future holds!
Dave Grohl celebrated the release of his Sound City rock doc with a Hollywood premiere and a star-studded gig! Deputy Editor Simon Young was there with his notepad and tried to take it all in.
News round-up: Mastodon are taking on Pixar for their Monsters Inc follow-up (yes, really) while Biffy Clyro complete their biggest week ever by topping the charts and the Reading and Leeds festival. There's updates from Randy Blythe's trial and Green Day's incoming pair of films, plus Ed McRae of Your Demise is on hand to tackle The Kerrang! Quiz and Justin Hawkins of The Darkness dishes out the advice. Oh, and could you survive the longest song in the world? We tried, and didn't do very well...
Features: How To Pull A Rockstar!: If you long to go rollin' (rollin', rollin') with Fred Durst, or take Lzzy Hale to the cinema, then look at this - here's their five dating tips!
How to be a Valentine's Day winner! Want to be as smooth as Mark Hoppus, as dashing as Brann Dailor, or know what Jenna McDougall wants for V-day? Well, they (and others!) are sharing their tips for success on the most romantic day of the year!
How To Survive A Broken Heart with A Day To Remember's Jeremy McKinnon and his 10-point break-up recovery plan. Thanks, Jez. Plus: Motionless In White, Pure Love, Don Broco, Enter Shikari, Marmozets and more pick their ultimate break-up mixtape!
Fearless Vampire Killers in 'Love Bites!'. What kind of Valentine's Day-themed issue would it be if we didn't do a photo love story? There's a bloodthirsty love triangle brewing. But what does it mean for our plucky heroes? Check out K! on Wednesday to find out!
Bands always send K! cards on Valentine's Day. And 2013 was no exception. The postie's just delivered a whole heap of cards from Black Veil Brides, Of Mice & Men and Miss May I. Plus, there's some pretty feeble attempts from Killswitch Engage and Kvelertak. Still, it's the thought that counts, right? Right?
God Save The Queen! Who's the greatest guitarist ever? Well, given that the likes of Dave Grohl, Simon Neil and even Tony Iommi look up to him, Queen's Brian May has to be in with a shout. We let the superfans ask him the most fan-ish questions. And, yes, badgers make an appearance. Or it could be Immortal, covered in mud.
This week's Introducing band I Divide are going places fast. You'll have to quick if you want to, um, ketchup.
Plus, Kerrang! Radio's newest DJ Nikki Sixx (he was in some band who sold a couple of records, something Crewe?) reveals all in the world's toughest rock challenge - The Ultimate Rockstar Test. Let's just say he did pretty, pretty good.
This week's Live reviews section is bursting with good times. The Kerrang! Tour 2013 - featuring Black Veil Brides, Chiodos, Tonight Alive and Fearless Vampire Killers - explodes in Cardiff, We Are The Ocean and Pure Love get set for big things, while Funeral For A Friend go back to the roots.
In Albums, we reflect on My Chemical Romance's lost album, Modestep kick boundaries to bits with their debut release Evolution Theory, while Danish punks Iceage release a punk classic.
In this week's Gig Guide, LostAlone tell us about getting lost, and, um, alone on tour. Your Demise frontman Ed McRae, meanwhile, tells K! he'll sleep anywhere on tour. Here's his best and worse places he's rested his Spurs-supporting bonce.
Plus: win your height in CDs! People entering wearing stilts will be disqualified, mind.
And that's this week's Kerrang! in a digital nutshell - on sale Wednesday, February 13. That's Henry Rollins' birthday. Happy birthday, Hank!