Rammstein: Inside 2019’s Most Dangerous Tour
There’s no band on Earth that put on a gig quite like Rammstein – and that’s before we even mention the cannon shaped like a cock. As the good people of Milton Keynes check the date on their fire extinguishers ahead of this weekend’s stadium epic, K! travelled to Berlin to get an access-all-areas, somewhat-burnt flavour of how metal’s maddest stage show is brought to life…
Plus, in case you hadn’t gathered by now, we’re somewhat excited by what we saw when we went to Germany with Rammstein. But how to give you all a sense of the size of their onstage production? If the cover feature didn’t do the job, then our poster print of their epic show should…
Elsewhere in the mag: Jonathan Davis introduces Korn’s most personal, emotional work yet; Britain’s finest pop-punk export Neck Deep spring back into life; Joe Perry tells us all about surviving a lifetime of rock’n’roll; and we bring together Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe and FEVER 333’s Jason Aalon Butler to bury the world’s bullshit.
In the reviews section, black metal icon Abbath wipes the smile off your face on epic, frostbitten second solo album, while rising Brits Phoxjaw get brilliantly odd on their imaginative second EP. On the live front, metalcore champs I Prevail make long-awaited return to London, Taking Back Sunday celebrate 20 years as a band at nostalgic show, and hardcore heroes Hatebreed commemorate 25 years of hate in Manchester.
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, July 3 from all good newsagents.
We examine how author and gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson has influenced rock music
Can we make it any more obvious?