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Classic Rock

Jun 01 2022
Magazine

Every month Classic Rock is packed with exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes features on rock’s biggest names, from Led Zeppelin to Deep Purple, from Guns N’ Roses to the Rolling Stones, from the Sex Pistols to AC/DC and beyond. Each issue plays host to the heftiest rock reviews section on the planet. In an average issue, you’ll find over 150 albums reviewed, all from the ever-varied, multi-faceted world of rock - whether it’s hard rock or heavy metal, prog or punk, goth rock or southern rock, we’ve got it covered.

WELCOME

This month’s contributors

CLASSIC ROCK

Art And The Album Cover

RIP Thank you and good night.

Quireboys Sack Frontman Spike

Roxy Reunite! • Ferry and company reveal surprise 50th-anniversary comeback shows. And all albums are being reissued.

Morse On Break From Purple • Guitarist Steve takes time out to look after his ill wife.

Pink Floyd Release Single • First new original music since ’94 to raise money for Ukraine.

NEWS

Motor Sister • For this Los Angeles 'supergroup' that includes Anthrax's Scott Ian, it's all about a love of classic rock.

Moon Tooth • Drawing from a melting pot of influences, they are fronted by a singer with bite – literally.

ASHKAN

NEWS

Deborah Bonham • The blues and rock singer on working with her partner and finding the humour in playing with a band.

MY FIRST LOVE

Edgar Winter • The late Johnny Winter’s brother returns with a starstudded album dedicated to the blues great.

NEWS

Creeping Jean • Dig out your dancing shoes and shake it to Brighton’s most stylish rockers.

Pink Floyd • With the band out of ideas for the follow-up to the all-conquering The Dark Side Of The Moon, eventually they delivered what would become one of Pink Floyd’s defining tracks.

Brent Smith • The Shinedown vocalist on extra-terrestrials, getting terrified before shows, and wanting to make a great chocolate cake.

Beaux Gris Gris & The Apocalypse • This Anglo-American roots duo are darting between genres and dancing as the world crumbles.

Taylor Hawkins • 17 February 1972 – 25 March 2022 We join the rock‘n’roll community in remembering and celebrating the life of the Foo Fighters drummer, a natural showman and perennial ‘Mister Fanboy’.

ELECTRIC WARRIORS • The kind of setbacks that Def Leppard have had to face over the past 45 years would have finished off many bands, either creatively or completely. But, having successfully weathered storms and fought many battles, now they’re on the up again.

FELL ON BLACK DAYS • Without doubt under-appreciated, if not exactly underrated, drummer Bill Ward was an integral part of Black Sabbath and of heavy metal’s genesis. In conversation with Classic Rock, he reflects on his eventful life thus far.

"WE MAKE NOISE" • Halestorm are back to doing what they love most, what they’d be doing even if nobody cared – and it sounds utterly fierce.

THE SKY'S THE LIMIT • Returning after a 14-year hiatus, Swedish rock mavericks The Hellacopters look at where it all went wrong, and right.

A NEW LIFE • Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson tells Classic Rock why he couldn’t settle for a retirement on the golf course, and enthuses about the invigorating powers of his latest project Envy Of None.

TIMING IS EVERYTHING • Former Status Quo drummer John Coghlan admits his career is coming to an end, but he’s not quite ready to lock the door on it.

When The Shooter met The Wolf • Ever the maverick, Shooter Jennings teamed up with rapper Yelawolf. The result is a heartland rock record spiked with thrash, country, electronica and moonshine recipes.

Breaking Bad • It was the album that sealed Aerosmith’s...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 108 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: Jun 01 2022

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: April 28, 2022

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

Languages

English

Every month Classic Rock is packed with exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes features on rock’s biggest names, from Led Zeppelin to Deep Purple, from Guns N’ Roses to the Rolling Stones, from the Sex Pistols to AC/DC and beyond. Each issue plays host to the heftiest rock reviews section on the planet. In an average issue, you’ll find over 150 albums reviewed, all from the ever-varied, multi-faceted world of rock - whether it’s hard rock or heavy metal, prog or punk, goth rock or southern rock, we’ve got it covered.

WELCOME

This month’s contributors

CLASSIC ROCK

Art And The Album Cover

RIP Thank you and good night.

Quireboys Sack Frontman Spike

Roxy Reunite! • Ferry and company reveal surprise 50th-anniversary comeback shows. And all albums are being reissued.

Morse On Break From Purple • Guitarist Steve takes time out to look after his ill wife.

Pink Floyd Release Single • First new original music since ’94 to raise money for Ukraine.

NEWS

Motor Sister • For this Los Angeles 'supergroup' that includes Anthrax's Scott Ian, it's all about a love of classic rock.

Moon Tooth • Drawing from a melting pot of influences, they are fronted by a singer with bite – literally.

ASHKAN

NEWS

Deborah Bonham • The blues and rock singer on working with her partner and finding the humour in playing with a band.

MY FIRST LOVE

Edgar Winter • The late Johnny Winter’s brother returns with a starstudded album dedicated to the blues great.

NEWS

Creeping Jean • Dig out your dancing shoes and shake it to Brighton’s most stylish rockers.

Pink Floyd • With the band out of ideas for the follow-up to the all-conquering The Dark Side Of The Moon, eventually they delivered what would become one of Pink Floyd’s defining tracks.

Brent Smith • The Shinedown vocalist on extra-terrestrials, getting terrified before shows, and wanting to make a great chocolate cake.

Beaux Gris Gris & The Apocalypse • This Anglo-American roots duo are darting between genres and dancing as the world crumbles.

Taylor Hawkins • 17 February 1972 – 25 March 2022 We join the rock‘n’roll community in remembering and celebrating the life of the Foo Fighters drummer, a natural showman and perennial ‘Mister Fanboy’.

ELECTRIC WARRIORS • The kind of setbacks that Def Leppard have had to face over the past 45 years would have finished off many bands, either creatively or completely. But, having successfully weathered storms and fought many battles, now they’re on the up again.

FELL ON BLACK DAYS • Without doubt under-appreciated, if not exactly underrated, drummer Bill Ward was an integral part of Black Sabbath and of heavy metal’s genesis. In conversation with Classic Rock, he reflects on his eventful life thus far.

"WE MAKE NOISE" • Halestorm are back to doing what they love most, what they’d be doing even if nobody cared – and it sounds utterly fierce.

THE SKY'S THE LIMIT • Returning after a 14-year hiatus, Swedish rock mavericks The Hellacopters look at where it all went wrong, and right.

A NEW LIFE • Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson tells Classic Rock why he couldn’t settle for a retirement on the golf course, and enthuses about the invigorating powers of his latest project Envy Of None.

TIMING IS EVERYTHING • Former Status Quo drummer John Coghlan admits his career is coming to an end, but he’s not quite ready to lock the door on it.

When The Shooter met The Wolf • Ever the maverick, Shooter Jennings teamed up with rapper Yelawolf. The result is a heartland rock record spiked with thrash, country, electronica and moonshine recipes.

Breaking Bad • It was the album that sealed Aerosmith’s...


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