Enter Shikari: Rock’s Revolutionaries Face The Future
The journey of creating and touring fifth album The Spark has, over the course of the past few years, shaped Rou Reynolds into one of rock’s most vital voices. Those experiences and life lessons changed him forever. What follows next? It may just be Enter Shikari’s defining moment…
Plus, if you bore witness to Enter Shikari at Reading & Leeds last month, you’ll know the importance of this week’s art print image, depicting the devastating impact of climate change. A gift for your wall and your mind, then.
Elsewhere in the issue, your summer 2020 plans start right here with the return of both Download and Slam Dunk, while Napalm Death’s Barney Greenway talks 30 years of raising hell, and Waterparks frontman Awsten Knight brings along an actual real life goat to our interview about the band’s new album Fandom.
In the reviews section, The Menzingers contemplate life, punk and death as they continue to get older and wiser, while Brit grime-metaller Scarlxrd returns sooner than expected. On the live front, Muse continue to challenge reality as they bring Simulation Theory back to the capital, Don Broco easily charm the Big Apple as they take on America, and incendiary Brit punks Petrol Girls throw righteous, high-octane fuel on the fire in Leeds.
There are 10 epic posters, too, featuring Paramore, Marilyn Manson, Avenged Sevenfold, Evanescence, Black Veil Brides, James Hetfield & Corey Taylor, Soundgarden, My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
All this and more is available in the new issue of Kerrang!, which you can get anywhere in the world through Kerrang.Newsstand.co.uk. But for UK residents, it hits the shops on Wednesday, September 25 from all good newsagents.
Rammstein would be taking you off to ‘Nimmerland’ if they had written Metallica’s classic 1991 single Enter Sandman.
Tomahawk have released a NSFW video for Dog Eat Dog that is also “served up with a healthy dose of slapstick humour”.