In the Magazine: Issue 151 - Summer 11
Deaf Havana, The King Blues, We Are The Ocean, Twin Atlantic and many more...
Rule Britannia – The King Blues, We Are The Ocean, Deaf Havana and Twin Atlantic discuss the uprising of UK rock, how their varied upbringing shaped their sound and give YOU the tips you need to make your band successful!
Enter Shikari – Five go mad in Amsterdam! We take to the skies with Shikari and head to the home of decadence for their European one-off extravaganza.
Limp Bizkit – Embracing the absurd, Fred Durst chats to Rock Sound about the inspiration behind the nu-metal behemoths comeback album, ‘Gold Cobra’. Oh, he also drops Einstein’s name into the proceedings.
Paramore – We go to the Czech Republic to check out the new look Paramore for the first time in Europe! Can they still cut the mustard and start a riot? Find out here!
Free posters! – Free posters in this month’s Rock Sound including Bring Me The Horizon at Download, Paramore in Prague and a full, gnarly Hevy Fest poster!
Iwrestledabearonce – Hear what the well bonks schizo-riffsters have to say while fighting back against claims that they’re a gimmick band.
Black Veil Brides – Andy Biersack on his biggest turn-on and what does he think of when he wakes up in the middle of the night?
Dir En Grey – Putting their fists up, Dir En Grey are fighting through earthquakes and against the Japanese government in this action packed feature!
Jamey Jasta – Temporarily breaking free from the shackles of Hatebreed, find out how the hardcore hero has reinvented himself for his first ever solo album!
You Me At Six – Josh Franceschi tells all you need to know about their upcoming ‘ballsy’ third album!
Funeral For A Friend – The story behind the landmark ‘Casually Dressed And Deep In Conversation’.
Big D And The Kids Table – Boston stalwarts Big D And The Kids Table discuss how they’ve had to outgrow their ska roots to stay alive.
Suicide Silence – Mitch Lucker tells us why he didn’t finish school, revisits the suicides that haunted his teenage years and what happened to him when he visited Alton Towers in Welcome To My World.
Framing Hanley – Answering your questions in Trash Talk this month are Framing Hanley! Why would a mother ask them to sleep with her daughter? What’s it like to piss next to Dave Grohl? Why would Black Veil Brides want to murder them?! Find out in the new Rock Sound!
Incubus – Brandon Boyd gets his easel on to tell us about his expressive artistic side in My Obsession.
Download Festival Awards – Rock Sound congratulates the winners and flick bogies at the losers at this year’s Download Festival awards.
Exposure – Get the full stories on your future favourite bands! There’s features on melodic punkers Heartsounds, rising UK rockers Basement, avant-garde riffsters 22, post-hardcore types Until Your Heart Stops, progressive metallers The Mire, female-fronted Scandinavian power metallers Amaranthe, emotive rockers Atlas&I, the fuzzed-up fret-work of Slabdragger, British tech-metallers Visions and much, much more!
Reviews! – We cast our critical eye over the upcoming Kids In Glass Houses album plus Dead And Devine, Cerebral Ballzy, Malefice, Sam Duckworth and more! PLUS Dallas Green reviews this month’s singles. He doesn’t dig Bowling For Soup.
Live! – My Chemical Romance and Paramore in Prague, Jimmy Eat World, Boysetsfire, This Will Destroy You, Converge, Boris and more reviewed live!
Rock Sound Issue 151. Bloody brilliant!