The new issue of AOR mag is on sale now
The brand new edition of AOR magazine is in the shops today with Styx on the cover. If you can’t find it in the shops you can get it via mail order here.
Our epic Styx story salutes the 35th anniversary of the release of the band’s classic Pieces Of Eight album – and a whole lot more besides. Having welcomed on board guitarist Tommy Shaw, the Chicago group began to enjoy hitherto unexpected chart success. With stardom came disillusionment – but the experience would inspire the greatest albums of Styx’s long and storied career…
Plus 15-track CD: AOR All Stars – With Joe Lynn Turner & Come Taste The Band, The Babys, Starship feat. Mickey Thomas, Stryper, John Waite, Eve To Adam, Stone Diamond and many more.
Check out our exclusive “page-turner” preview of the issue below:
Boston – Exclusive interview with the reclusive Tom Scholz, celebrating the release of Boston’s new album Life, Love & Hope. Plus full album review!
Reuben Archer – The Stampede singer and solo artist remembers old jobs he’s had, and old cars he has loved.
Jan Kuehnemund – Tribute to the late guitarist and founder member of Vixen.
Winger – The untold story behind the New York rockers’ timeless self-titled debut album.
Angelica – The Murder Of My Sweet singer ditches the symphonic metal and gets back to her AOR roots.
REO Speedwagon – Frontman Kevin Cronin on the Speedwagon’s salad days – and their recent resurgence.
American Dream Promotions – The men behind London’s legendary Shades record shop had a dream: bring the best of American AOR over to Blighty! Starring Bang Tango, Danger Danger, Shadowking and more…
Planet P Project – How former Rainbow man Tony Carey sought refuge from sex and drugs in outer space.
Brighton Rock – Canada’s melodic titans on being Young, Wild And Free – and everything that came after.
Angel – They were The Beatles to Kiss’ Stones, but Gene Simmons was terrified of playing with them. We find out why…
Firefest – Exhaustive review of the recent AOR shindig.
New albums and reissues – With Europe, Eden’s Curse, Stryper, Eve To Adam, Stone Diamond, Seventh Key, Angelica, Mystery, Starship feat. Mickey Thomas, John Fannon, Dennis DeYoung, Michael Des Barres, Tangier, Zebra…
Live reviews – With the Winery Dogs, Laura Wilde, Reckless Love, Pat Travers, Fleetwood Mac…
And there’s more… Dokken Buyers Guide, High Infidelities with Houston’s Hank Erix, Place Vendome, Q&AOR with Stryper’s Michael Sweet, Spys, Ian Thomas, Big Time, Coney Hatch…