The New Issue Of Classic Rock Is Out Now
The brand new issue of Classic Rock is on sale now – with guitar icon Slash on the cover.
“I’m not a rock moron…” Meet the real Slash in the latest edition of Classic Rock.
Hiding behind a cartoon caricature is shrewd operator. Think you know Slash? Think again…
The ex-Guns N’ Roses six-stringer has also compiled this issue’s FREE CD: Radio Slash. Presenting, for your delectation, a mixtape of hard rockin’ and deeply bluesy thrills selected for you by the top-hatted one himself, including some cherishable Slash guest appearances.
Our FREE CD features a host of great tracks from Michael Monroe, Edgar Winter, Rory Gallagher, Alter Bridge, Brand New Sin, Slash and Beth Hart, Buddy Guy, The Virginmarys, Joey Ramone, Tony Cardenas-Montana, B.B. King, Ronnie Wood, Derek Sherinian, Taking Dawn…
Elsewhere in the issue:
T.Rex – From cross-legged hippie elf to cosmic-dancing Electric Warrior – the making of the album that defined a superstar.
Rock Of Ages – The über-cheesy glam-metal musical-turned-worldwide phenomenon that has become just too big to ignore.
Pink Floyd – It began with a riot and ended in bitter acrimony. The story of Pink Floyd’s unsung masterpiece: Animals.
The Cult – Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy talk about their new album, succeeding outside of ever-changing fashions, and finally getting to be comfortable with their place in rock’n’roll history.
X – Picking up where their heroes The Doors left off, these roots-punk firebrands documented California’s dark underbelly in the late 70s. Meet LA’s greatest cult band.
Uriah Heep – Drugs, booze, meltdowns, tragedy, personal acrimony… The men who lived among the wreckage that was Heep in the 70s tell what it was like to be in a band at war.
Europe – They’re back, this time heavier than ever before and raring to go. Let the countdown commence once more…
Foghat – Slow Ride smashed the US chart – but first came grizzly bears, power-cuts and telling their label boss to “fuck off”.
Jack White – The man who wears many musical hats talks about finally doing a solo album, and the end of the White Stripes.
Jethro Tull beat Metallica and win the Heavy Metal Grammy – When the Brit folk rockers pipped the overwhelming favourites for the Best Heavy Metal Performance award, most in the audience started laughing. Some still haven’t stopped…
All this and more in the June issue of Classic Rock (issue No.171), on sale now.
Classic Rock’s Slash Fan Pack isn’t out until May 21 – but you can pre-order it here.