30 Seconds To Mars: The Next Chapter
How do you follow a record that saw you being sued by your own record label for millions of dollars? How do you follow up such huge success? If you're 30 Seconds To Mars you go to into space and fall in love.
This week we've got SIX awesome posters in our Kerrang! Awards poster special! Featuring Fall Out Boy, You Me At Six, Slipknot & Trivium, Asking Alexandria, 30 Seconds To Mars and All Time Low - all collecting their awards in previous years.
Feedback: You respond to last week's Jeff Hanneman Slayer tribute issue, send us your letters and drawings plus... there's a heavy metal Slayer granny! But wait, there's more. Bullet For My Valentine's Matt Tuck goes head to head with reader Tara about whether festivals are running out of headliners.
News: Kerrang! heads to Australia as Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler take Black Sabbath down under for the first time in almost four decades. Andy Biersack show us his favourite tats in Damage Ink, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez reflects on last year's At The Drive-In reunion and talks new band Bosnian Rainbows - and we bring you the latest on As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis' arrest.
What else?: Kerrang! takes on the Westboro Baptist Church over picketing Jeff Hanneman's funeral ...and they review singles from Biffy Clyro, Paramore, Falling In Reverse and The Dillinger Escape Plan - you have to read this. AFI man Davey Havok solves your life problems in Life Of Agony and we bring you this week's Official Kerrang! Rock Chart and give you the lowdown on how K! TV and K! Radio will be covering Slam Dunk and Download. Plus: Will former My Chemical Romance man Frank Iero's Death Spells ever see the light of day? We certainly hope so...
Telle Smith from The Word Alive tells us about the songs that saved his life... and what it's like to be the worst dancer on the planet.
Kerrang! travels gets the lowdown on Alice In Chains' new record, straight from the men themselves.
The Relentless Kerrang! Awards 2013 needs YOU! Five massive reasons why you've got to help shape the awards.
The Wonder Years' Dan 'Soupy' Campbell opens up about writing their latest, and greatest, album.
Plus we introduce to gutter-goth Davey Suicide - that's Mr Suicide to you.
Lives: K! brings you all the action straight from the pit, getting the lowdown on the likes of Killswitch Engage, The Devin Townsend Project, Meshuggah, Periphery, Crossfaith, Arcane Roots, The JCQ and William Control.
Reviews: We sort the killer from the filler in this week's album reviews including the fearsome new record from The Dillinger Escape Plan, Airbourne's latest party-starter and the very latest from Anvil, The Hype Theory and Mindless Self Indulgence... plus loads more! Oh yeah and Ville Valo of HIM tells us how the best thing on his mantelpiece is... a Ouija board - in Anatomy Of A Rockstar
Surely that's all you can fit in this week's mag right? Nope! There be more. Pierce The Veil's Vic Fuentes talks to us about hitting up the UK later this month and Senses Fail frontman Buddy Nielsen guides us through his band's biggest on-tour fails.
AND we bring you our massive gig guide (featuring the likes of Avenged Sevenfold), We Are The In Crowd's Tay Jardine tells us about getting moshed-up at a Fall Out Boy show and Asking Alexandria's Ben Bruce takes on The Ultimate Rockstar Test - it'll end in tears... and skin grafts apparently too.
All of that is squeezed into this week's bulging issue. Get it into your eyeballs. On sale May 15!