The new issue of Classic Rock is on sale now
…Featuring the Frantic Four on the cover – that’s Messrs Rossi, Parfitt, Lancaster and Coghlan of Status Quo, of course.
Classic Rock 182, April issue, is on sale now. Our front-page story is all about the re-formation they said would never happen: yes, we talk exclusively to the Frantic Four!
Plus there’s an amazing free CD! The (Classic) Rock Machine Turns You On presents 15 classic tracks, with lost gems from rock legends and kick-ass tunes from the best new bands, including Jimi Hendrix, Status Quo, Joe Bonamassa, Saxon, Clutch and more…
Elsewhere in the issue:
Black Crowes – “We had the money to blow our minds. The drugs did start to be a bigger part of the sound.” The story of The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion.
The Von Hertzen Brothers – With a melting pot of influences that includes life, death and art the siblings conjure a unique and thrilling sound.
Jimi Hendrix – All but two photos from Donald Silverstein’s shoot of Jimi Hendrix and the Experience in London in 1967 have never been seen – until now. Get the first look right here.
Plus: the 10 best Hendrix tracks released after his death.
Clutch – Unravelling the mysteries of a no-compromise cult rock band who have attracted a legion of fans the world over.
Fleetwood Mac – As they prepare to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Rumours, Mick Fleetwood tells us how the band survived drink, drugs and affairs to make it. “We were all fucked up”.
Buckcherry – “I have this dark undertone… but I just can’t get rid of it.” Meet frontman Josh Todd – Mr Attitude.
Wilko Johnson – The former Dr Feelgood guitarist talks about an extraordinary life – and now having just months of it left to live.
Q&A: Ian Anderson – The Jethro Tull frontman on his upcoming world tour, the dangers of slowing down, and being “a bit of a grump”.
The Stories Behind The Songs: Jim Croce – Back in 1973, I Got A Name was about to make Croce a household name. Then tragedy intervened.
Fly On The Wall: The birth of Led Zeppelin – It’s May 1966. In secret in a London studio, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page and Keith Moon are about to change the course of rock.
Buyer’s Guide: Black Keys – Taking the blues as their starting point then giving it a twist, the duo create an energetic new strand of an old genre.
Heavy Load: Dave Brock – “If I was successful I wouldn’t be living on a damp bloody farm.” Captain Cosmic on Hawkwind, politics, Lemmy and aging.
All this and more in the new issue of Classic Rock, on sale now.
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