The new issue of Classic Rock is on sale now – with five different front covers!
Led Zeppelin… Rush… the Rolling Stones… Black Country Communion… Rivals Sons… But which is really Band Of The Year?
The greatest albums, bands, gigs, bust-ups and more. This is what rocked our year…
The new issue of Classic Rock is dedicated to The Best Of 2012: the ultimate review of the past 12 months. The Albums Of The Year. The Songs Of The Year. The Stories Of The Year. And, most importantly, The Bands Of The Year!
We’ve produced five different front covers featuring Led Zeppelin, Rush, the Rolling Stones, Black Country Communion and Rival Sons. Each is a worthy candidate for the honour of Band Of The Year. But who will ultimately wear the crown?
There’s also a free CD featuring more of The Best Of 2012, including hot tracks from Lynyrd Skynyrd, Heart, Joe Bonamassa, Ginger Wildheart, the Pineapple Thief and many more.
Bonus! Free 2013 calendar!
Here’s the new issue in more detail:
The Albums Of 2012 – After a phenomenal year for music, we count down Classic Rock’s Top 50 albums. Have you got ’em all?
Led Zeppelin – Page and JPJ reveal all about Celebration Day, and whether the band will ever perform live again.
Rival Sons – “I’m not in this for blowjobs,” reckons Jay Buchanan, whose band proved that rock’n’roll is alive and kicking in 2012.
Queen – “Oh my gosh, how the fuck am I going to do this?”Adam Lambert reveals all about stepping into Freddie’s Mercury’s shoes.
The Rolling Stones – Scraps, snooker and sobering up – Ronnie Wood gives us an insight into life in the world’s greatest rock’n’roll band.
Rock In The Dock – 2012 saw two trials for two very different reasons, but both could have massive implications for the future of rock’n’roll.
Black Country Communion – Album number three looks like the last from the all-star supergroup, but what went wrong with music’s dream team?
Duff McKagan & Nikki Sixx – The bass men in two of the world’s most hard-rocking bands reveal how they survived the drink, drugs and debauchery.
PledgeMusic – Welcome to the bright future of the music industry, where you, the fans, are in complete control.
Rush – The Canadians have delivered one of the finest albums of their career, but there has been tragedy as well as triumph.
Queensrÿche – The truth behind the most bitter, violent split rock’n’roll has seen for years, and where the two Queensrÿches go next.
The Classic Rock Roll Of Honour 2012 – All the action from the year’s best rock’n’roll awards bash.
Buyer’s Guide: Gary Moore – With Thin Lizzy, solo work and playing jazz-rock fusion, the guitarist proved himself to be one of the best of his generation.
Heavy Load: Glenn Frey – The acclaimed solo artist, actor and Eagle on lessons learned, growing old gracefully and being seen as Satan.
The Stories Behind The Songs: Alice Cooper – A lurid lampoon of American politics, Alice Cooper’s big-riffing satirical anthem Elected made a fan of John Lennon.
And Finally… – Arrests, golf-cart joyrides, drugs, guns and gobbing off – all the offbeat stories from the dark underbelly of rock’n’roll…
All this and more in the new edition of Classic Rock (No.179, cover date January), on sale now.
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