The Latest Edition Of Classic Rock Is On Sale Now
…And God is on the cover!
Don’t dare miss the new issue of Classic Rock – it’s not only got Eric Clapton on the cover, but there’s a FREE CD dedicated to Lee Dorrian’s amazing Rise Above label, featuring montrously heavy tracks from Ghost, Blood Ceremony, Electric Wizard, Steel Mill and more… including the original Iron Maiden!
Here’s what you can find in our March 2011 edition in detail:
Eric Clapton – Thanks mostly to Clapton’s astonishing playing, John Mayall’s Blues Breakers With Eric Clapton in 1966 became one of the most influential albums in rock, and Clapton became the first true guitar god. We look at the making of the Beano album. Plus: The Best Of Eric Clapton: guitar stars and experts choose and comment on Clapton’s 20 best tracks. And: The Worst Of Eric Clapton: from God to clod. Charles Shaar Murray on how the most exciting guitarist in the world sold his soul to MTV and MOR – and how he’s making up for it.
Primal Scream – Speed, dance music and the making of a truly progressive and psychedelic masterpiece: Screamadelica.
Gregg Allman – How the babe magnet, rehab regular, guitarist and Brother has made possibly the album of his life.
Marianne Faithfull – Jagger’s squeeze in the 60s, Swinging 60s icon, reformed addict – and there in Paris 1970 when Jim Morrison died. Marianne Faithfull talks about the man who ‘killed’ Morrison.
Captain Beefheart – A meeting of two rock legends: late legendary rock critic Lester Bangs’ 1980 interview with late rock icon and pioneer Captin Beefheart.
Rush – Bet you didn’t know that their anthem Tom Sawyer was ‘born from the unlikely coming together of a piece of classic American literature and a nutty Canadian poet’, did you? You do now…
Rob Zombie – The former White Zombie leader on working with Alice Cooper, making movies, and having a pop at Ozzy.
Ginger – He lost his virginity to Lemmy’s girlfriend, gatecrashed Queen’s private table with Axl, played bass with Cheap Trick, smoked a fat, expensive one with Steven Tyler… The on-off Wildhearts frontman tells some of his favourite rock stories.
Reviews – New albums from Pearl Jam, Black Spiders, Mr Big, Gang Of Four, Robin Trower… Reissues from Black Sabbath, Nine Inch Nails, Tom Petty, Edgar Broughton Band, Caravan… Books on Guns N’ Roses, progressive rock, acid rock… Plus live reviews of Black Country Communion, Sonic Youth, Leafhound, the Zombies, Wilko Johnson…
All this and more in Classic Rock No.155, with a FREE Rise Above CD, on sale now.