Planet Rock issue 17: Black Cover

Issue 17 of Planet Rock magazine salutes our royal majesties QUEEN. In recognition of the phenomenal success of the Bohemian Rhapsody film and the band’s spectacular Rhapsody tour, we’ve selected Queen as our Band Of The Year, and we’ve exclusive new interviews with Brian May, Roger Taylorand Adam Lambert, reflecting on a fabulous 12 months in the group’s storied career. In addition, we’ve a bonus 12 page feature telling the inside stories behind the making of the classic A Night At The Opera and A Day At The Races albums, penned by Queen biographer Mark Blake.

Elsewhere in the issue, Def Leppardfrontman Joe Elliott digs deep to uncover the roots of the Sheffield band’s megastardom, Venom frontman Cronos tells us why the Devil still has all the best songs in his Planet Rock Interview, and, ahead of their headline appearance at Planet Rockstock, Uriah Heep’s Mick Box guitarist looks back at the magic which created his band’s masterpiece, Demons And Wizards, in our Classic Album feature.

Following the sad passing of legendary Cream drummer Ginger Baker, we salute the great man’s trailblazing talents. And with Planet Rock radio celebrating our 20th anniversary next month, we also have a very special in-depth feature exploring the history of the UK’s favourite rock radio station.

In addition, we salute AC/DC’s angriest album, head to Memphis to hang out with Whiskey Myers, and go on the road for live action from Alice CooperThe Wildhearts and our own Planet Rock Roadstars. And for the best new music coverage, check out our reviews of new albums from AirbourneThe DarknessPhil CampbellHawkwindMichael Monroe, The Magpie Salute and more.

All this, plus MotorheadIggy PopOpethDan Reed NetworkGunKris Barras and more…

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Planet Rock issue 17: Black Cover