In Classic Rock September 2014 Issue 201:
The Ultimate Autumn Preview
Albums, tours, films… The 20 most important events to rock your world before the end of the year. Including…
Gigs with Aerosmith, jamming with Billy Gibbons, saving dolphins... Oh, and a new record – a Classic Rock Fanpack, in fact – imminent. Somehow the father-of-two juggles it all, as this exclusive ‘Slash’s Diary’ reveals.
Frontman Brian Johnson on how their latest album in a 40-year career is a tribute to “fighter” Malcolm Young.
The Gaslight Anthem
A year ago Brian Fallon was ready to quit, thinking his band had become mere walk-on players in the shadow of their influences. A change was needed. Meet the new band, not the same as the old band.
As surprises go they don’t get much bigger: coming round the bend is their new album, The Endless River.
The divisive Jimi biopic finally gets a British cinema release later this summer.
Faith No More
Bassist Billy Gould tells Classic Rock that a brand new album may well be on the horizon.
Plus Motörhead, Jane’s Addiction, The Who, Ryan Adams, Stevie Nicks, Robert Plant, Steve Rothery and more…
Wuthering Heights, global superstardom, record company skirmishes and doing things her way. But after just one tour, she retired from the stage. Until this month.
In the early 80s they were Australia’s biggest band and had the world at their feet. But their meteoric rise and tragic fall is a tale littered with chaos, controversy and death.
From LSD ‘death’ to CEO of 30-million-selling Yes, the former choirboy is the band’s ever-present member who’s kept the music coming out and the money coming in.
Born in LA’s underground freak scene, fuelled by drugs and ambition, they led an art-rock revolution, armed with their wild, weird and wonderful debut album Nothing’s Shocking.
Lauded as the Scottish Foo Fighters, with their new album The Great Divide it might just be time for them to become the global behemoths to rival Dave Grohl’s band.