K!1699: Malcolm Young – A Salute To A Legend
Malcolm Young 1953 – 2017
Few bands are moulded in the image of one man, but Malcolm Young was the heart, soul and brains of a gang who shaped rock music. Kerrang! pays tribute to AC/DC’s leading force, and retraces how a band of brothers shook the world…
Our tribute issue looks like this:
RIP to a rock icon.
Elsewhere in the issue, Frank Carter opens up about his mental health and the tricky waters he’s navigated in 2017, before Creeper meticulously prepare for The Theatre Of Fear tour and Tom Morello blesses us with the image of his exotic dance venture in the early days of his career. In the news section, Lower Than Atlantis gear up to make 2018 a massive; and Download Festival makes another colossal announcement – we catch up with one of those bands on the line-up…
Also, Nothing But Thieves dazzle the Roundhouse, Queens Of The Stone Age break the rules at Wembley, Airbourne make a racket in Sheffield, and we give the new Asking Alexandria album the K-rating treatment. All before Mastodon prepare for their UK return, as Brann Dailor tells us about the time he was a Teletubby.
Oh, we can’t forget those posters. With Green Day taking a trip down memory lane, courtesy of the release of their greatest hits album, we follow suit and dig out some through-the-ages snaps.
All this and more will hit the shops and newsstand on Wednesday, November 29.
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