Fireworks Magazine Online - Issue 81


Fireworks Magazine Online - Issue 81

JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS:
THE MEGA 148-PAGE FIREWORKS MAGAZINE WINTER ISSUE #81!

 
The new issue of Fireworks Magazine is out NOW for online orders (in shops Thursday Dec 14th).

Our cover feature sees Joey Tempest discuss the new Europe album and why the band have left their 80s sound far behind. Also on our cover is the work of artist Mark Wilkinson, who in a fantastic six-page feature tells us how landed the Marillion cover artist job, which then led to other amazing projects including Judas Priest and Judge Dredd!

Elsewhere in this issue we talk to Magnum main-man Tony Clarkin discussing the band's return to form with their new album, as well as detailed chats with Mick Fleetwood, Jeff Scott Soto, LA Guns, Fozzy, Rick Springfield, Joe Satriani, Sons of Apollo, Shakra, The Dark Element, Autograph, Von Hertzen Brothers, Elvenking and fantastic newcomers Midnite City. Little Steven tells us about his long and varied career in music and movies, while ex Battle Beast guitarist Anton Kabanen tells us all about his new band, Beast In Black. Add to that further interviews with Pink Cream 69, Dante Fox, Revolution Saints, Vice, Adrian Vandenberg, Delain, 10 Years, Almanac, Leave's Eyes and many, many more!

On the features front, Dave Reynolds takes a look back to 1976, the magic year that saw the release of Rainbow 'Rising', Rush '2112' and, KISS 'Destroyer' alongside stunning debuts from Boston and Starz!

With Sisters In Rock we take a look at the long careers of Doro Pesch, Ann Wilson, Ann Boleyn and Joyce Kennedy, while Bands That Time Forgot covers The Reggie Knighton Band and TKO.

In the final part of his look back at the fanzine scene of the late 80s/early 90s, Rob Evans lovingly remembers the likes of Boulevard, AOR Basement and AOR Classics, chatting with those who were there, sweating blood and tears for the fans.

So what else can you fit into 148 pages? Oh yes – over 50 pages of the best, most detailed CD, DVD and book reviews you can find in the Rock scene, as well as TWO free pdfs totalling 108 pages (so 256 pages in TOTAL this issue!) and 87 FREE mp3 songs!

Absolutely THE BEST VALUE FOR MONEY ROCK MAGAZINE IN EXISTENCE!

 

Interviews, features, reviews and 87 FREE songs: LET'S ROCK!



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Purchase direct from Rocktopia in the Fireworks Magazine Mini Shop. Subscriptions available there also.

Purchase a digital copy of the magazine for your mobile device in the Rocktopia Download Store (each digital copy sells for only £3.50 and comes with all bonus CD tracks in MP3 format)

Copies/subscriptions can be ordered direct by emailing fireworks.mag@ntlworld.com, paying via Paypal. Send £7 (Inc P&P) for UK, £9.95 (inc P&P) for Europe, and £11.95 (inc P&P) for USA/Rest of World.

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Geoff Tate
Fireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with Geoff TateFireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with Geoff TateGEOFF TATE Interview by Carl BuxtonOperation:Mindcrime is the band name former Queensryche vocalist Geoff Tate has been performing under in recent years. 'The New Reality' the third album by Geoff Ta...Read More >>

Pretty Boy Floyd
Fireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with Pretty Boy FloydFireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with Pretty Boy FloydPRETTY BOY FLOYD Interview by Dawn OsborneFireworks took the opportunity to get the scoop from Kristy Majors, the guitarist with Pretty Boy Floyd who is newly reunited with original vocalist Steve Su...Read More >>

Cellar Darling
Fireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with Cellar DarlingFireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with Cellar DarlingCELLAR DARLING Interview by Paul WoodwardFollowing the split of Switzerland's successful Metal act Eluveitie, three former members formed Cellar Darling and set their sights on spearheading the 'New...Read More >>

Galactic Cowboys
Fireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with Galactic CowboysFireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with Galactic CowboysGALACTIC COWBOYS Interview by Duncan JamiesonIn 1990 the Geffen Label had high flyers Guns N' Roses on their books but sensing they needed a new band as trends were changing, they picked up Galactic...Read More >>

Rex Brown
Fireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with Rex BrownFireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with Rex BrownREX BROWN Interview by Brent RuscheHis name will quickly bring to mind the bands Down, Kill Devil Hill and the legendary Pantera. However, after over twenty five years of recording and touring, Rex B...Read More >>

PFM
Fireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with PFMFireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with PFMPFM Interview by Malcolm SmithPFM emerged in the early 70s onto a burgeoning Italian Progressive Rock Scene, and are arguably the biggest name to come out of said scene. Probably best known on these...Read More >>

Leprous
Fireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with LeprousFireworks Magazine Online 81: Interview with LeprousLEPROUS Interview by Mike AinscoeAs Leprous prepare to release 'Malina', the follow up to 2015's 'The Congregation' and the subsequent and incendiary 'Live at Rockefeller Music Hall' album, Fireworks...Read More >>