Source: Classic Rock Magazine
The brand new issue of Classic Rock shines its spotlight on the year 1969 – the most momentous one in rock history.
In 300 days in 1969, Led Zeppelin released their first two albums, Ian Gillan and Roger Glover joined Deep Purple, UFO, Uriah Heep and Judas Priest formed, and Black Sabbath recorded their debut album. The course of rock had been changed for ever! Read the story from the people who were there.
Also in the new issue – Classic Rock issue 193, February, on sale January 2:
Our latest amazing free CD: Ones To Watch 2014 – 15 artists to keep an eye out for this year, including Long John Laundry, Blackberry Smoke, the Cadillac Three, Beastmilk, No Sinnerand more…
An incredible free 100-page book: Classic Rock 1998-2013 – 15 Years Of Dirty Deeds. Featuring 10 classic stories from our back pages including Guns N’ Roses, Deep Purple Mk IV, Alice Cooper, Fleetwood Mac, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Black Sabbath, Kiss…
Boston– For four decades, Tom Scholzhas been the band’s driving force. As they release their first album in 11 years, this controversial visionary gives his most revealing interview ever.
Peter Banks– Some musicians’ contributions to the development of rock have largely been forgotten and their passing unmarked or, worse, unnoticed. Yes’s original guitarist is one of them.
Jess Roden – A contemporary of Robert Plant and Steve Winwood, this virtually unknown blues/soul/rock singer is the Midlands’ best-kept secret.
Dream Theater – “Give me a frickin’ break. Of course we’ve got soul.” As terminally uncool as they are devotedly admired, DT tell of the travails of taking prog into the modern world.
The Story Behind The Songs: Scorpions – In Trance played a significant part in turning a successful-at-home band into a truly international one.
Q&A: Sheryl Crow – New sound, new label and a new start. After 20 years and eight albums, has she found her true home?
Fly On The Wall: Hear N’ Aid – When the hard-rock community muscled in on the charity-single bandwagon. Cue a heavyweight cast led by Ronnie James Dio, guitar battles and arguments over who had the biggest hair.
Buyer’s Guide: Ronnie Montrose – The San Franciscan guitar genius never quite lived up to his promise, yet he inspired a legion of imitators.
Heavy Load: Mike Rutherford – The Genesis man on plans to re-form the band with Peter Gabriel, hits, hellish schooldays and being uncool.
All this and more in the brand new edition of Classic Rock – in the stores and available digitally now.
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