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Classic Rock

Summer 2021
Magazine

The definitive voice in rock journalism, going behind the scenes to bring the real stories behind rock legends from Led Zeppelin to Metallica, to Marilyn Manson and beyond. Please note: This digital version of the magazine does not currently include the covermount items or content you would find on printed newsstand copies

Classic Rock

WELCOME

This month’s contributors

Shoot To Thrill • Classic rock images available on wearables, mugs, tote bags and other items.

RIP • Thank you and good night.

Tawny Kitaen • August 5, 1961 – May 7, 2021

Florian Pilkington-Miksa • June 3, 1950 – May 20, 2021

Phil Naro • March 13, 1958 - May 2, 2021

NEWS

“He told whopping porky pies” • Roger Waters aims new blows at David Gilmour.

Megadeth fire Dave Ellefson • Bassist is ‘let go’ following accusations of “grooming”.

Counting Crows • Frontman Adam Duritz on mental illness, dairy produce, romance, the band’s new EP and shaving off his dreads.

Mojothunder • With a 9/10 review last issue for their debut, here’s a rock’n’roll band you need to listen to.

SOCRATES DRANK THE CONIUM • Socrates Drank The Conium, Polydor, Greece, 1971. £400.

Black Label Society • Zakk Wyde talks about the new BLS box set, Zakk Sabbath, working with Ozzy and not working with Ozzy.

MY FIRST LOVE • The Doors L.A. WOMAN

Doogie White • The well-travelled singer on his solo album, fronting Alcatrazz and working with ‘difficult’ artists.

Rich Ragany And The Digressions • Meet the former Role Model who’s making happiness from heartache with his new band.

Wishbone Ash Blowin’ Free • With a riff claimed by both of the band’s guitarists but influenced by a Steve Miller song, and lyrics inspired by a summer romance, it became Wishbone’s signature song and a rock classic.

Dennis DeYoung • The former Styx singer on bowing out, his new album, and the disappointment of no last Styx reunion tour.

Gojira • The French metallers on their spooky house, the influence of Mike Oldfield, and inspiring people to change the world.

LOOKING IN THE REAR-VIEW MIRRIR • Thirty years in, Pearl Jam’s story is one of fame, fortune, fighting to keep control of their career, their destiny and their integrity, and having to suffer more than their fair share of tragedy. “We’ve always looked out for each other,” says Eddie Vedder. It’s what’s kept them going.

MIKE McCREADY ON TEN • “We’ve always looked out for one another,” Vedder concluded. “We want to make each other proud – I want them to be proud of their guy, and I’m proud of mine. It shouldn’t be that hard. We’re a fucking rock band!” They’re into long-term relationships, in their personal lives, with each other as bandmates and with their crowd. That’s how Pearl Jam keep turning the page.

THE SEVEN WEEKS THAT CHANGED ROCK • The 80s weren’t dead and the 90s hadn’t really begun. This is the story of how seven weeks of summer in 1991 belonged to rock (and not just grunge).

METALLICA • With the Black Album, the band that had previously reinvented heavy metal reinvented themselves.

POCKET FULL OF KRYPTONITE SPIN DOCTOR

ROLL THE BONES RUSH

ON EVERY STREET DIRE STRAITS

PSYCHOTIC SUPPER TESLA • Made with mental health issues looming, it was their peak before they began a downward slide.

NO MORE TEARS OZZY OSBORNE • Come the end of the 80s, Ozzy was in tatters, but by 1991 he was back, sober and fit again.

PRETTY ON THE INSIDE HOLE

USE YOUR ILLUSION GUNS N’ ROSES • Following up your debut is never easy. Especially when it’s one of the greatest debuts ever.

SCREAMADELICA PRIMAL SCREAM

TROMPE LE MONDE PIXIES

WRETCH...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 108 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: Summer 2021

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  • Release date: June 21, 2021

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The definitive voice in rock journalism, going behind the scenes to bring the real stories behind rock legends from Led Zeppelin to Metallica, to Marilyn Manson and beyond. Please note: This digital version of the magazine does not currently include the covermount items or content you would find on printed newsstand copies

Classic Rock

WELCOME

This month’s contributors

Shoot To Thrill • Classic rock images available on wearables, mugs, tote bags and other items.

RIP • Thank you and good night.

Tawny Kitaen • August 5, 1961 – May 7, 2021

Florian Pilkington-Miksa • June 3, 1950 – May 20, 2021

Phil Naro • March 13, 1958 - May 2, 2021

NEWS

“He told whopping porky pies” • Roger Waters aims new blows at David Gilmour.

Megadeth fire Dave Ellefson • Bassist is ‘let go’ following accusations of “grooming”.

Counting Crows • Frontman Adam Duritz on mental illness, dairy produce, romance, the band’s new EP and shaving off his dreads.

Mojothunder • With a 9/10 review last issue for their debut, here’s a rock’n’roll band you need to listen to.

SOCRATES DRANK THE CONIUM • Socrates Drank The Conium, Polydor, Greece, 1971. £400.

Black Label Society • Zakk Wyde talks about the new BLS box set, Zakk Sabbath, working with Ozzy and not working with Ozzy.

MY FIRST LOVE • The Doors L.A. WOMAN

Doogie White • The well-travelled singer on his solo album, fronting Alcatrazz and working with ‘difficult’ artists.

Rich Ragany And The Digressions • Meet the former Role Model who’s making happiness from heartache with his new band.

Wishbone Ash Blowin’ Free • With a riff claimed by both of the band’s guitarists but influenced by a Steve Miller song, and lyrics inspired by a summer romance, it became Wishbone’s signature song and a rock classic.

Dennis DeYoung • The former Styx singer on bowing out, his new album, and the disappointment of no last Styx reunion tour.

Gojira • The French metallers on their spooky house, the influence of Mike Oldfield, and inspiring people to change the world.

LOOKING IN THE REAR-VIEW MIRRIR • Thirty years in, Pearl Jam’s story is one of fame, fortune, fighting to keep control of their career, their destiny and their integrity, and having to suffer more than their fair share of tragedy. “We’ve always looked out for each other,” says Eddie Vedder. It’s what’s kept them going.

MIKE McCREADY ON TEN • “We’ve always looked out for one another,” Vedder concluded. “We want to make each other proud – I want them to be proud of their guy, and I’m proud of mine. It shouldn’t be that hard. We’re a fucking rock band!” They’re into long-term relationships, in their personal lives, with each other as bandmates and with their crowd. That’s how Pearl Jam keep turning the page.

THE SEVEN WEEKS THAT CHANGED ROCK • The 80s weren’t dead and the 90s hadn’t really begun. This is the story of how seven weeks of summer in 1991 belonged to rock (and not just grunge).

METALLICA • With the Black Album, the band that had previously reinvented heavy metal reinvented themselves.

POCKET FULL OF KRYPTONITE SPIN DOCTOR

ROLL THE BONES RUSH

ON EVERY STREET DIRE STRAITS

PSYCHOTIC SUPPER TESLA • Made with mental health issues looming, it was their peak before they began a downward slide.

NO MORE TEARS OZZY OSBORNE • Come the end of the 80s, Ozzy was in tatters, but by 1991 he was back, sober and fit again.

PRETTY ON THE INSIDE HOLE

USE YOUR ILLUSION GUNS N’ ROSES • Following up your debut is never easy. Especially when it’s one of the greatest debuts ever.

SCREAMADELICA PRIMAL SCREAM

TROMPE LE MONDE PIXIES

WRETCH...


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