Fireworks Magazine Online - Issue 78

Fireworks Magazine Online - Issue 78

FIREWORKS MAGAZINE #78 on sale now!


Another massive 148 page issue just crammed full of Hard Rock awesomeness! In-depth interviews with Deep Purple, Thunder and a glorious cover feature with Michael Schenker while also catching up with one of his amazing vocalists, Robin McAuley. Throw in loads more great chats with the likes of Night Ranger, Gotthard, Tokyo Motor Fist, House of Lords, Steve Hacket, Ayreon, Art of Anarchy, Eclipse, Unruly Child, Jim Jidhead, Axxis, Bloodbound, Quiet Riot, Firewind, Battle Beast and so many, many more, including new kids on the block, One Desire and Stefanie.

Complementing our usual features, we welcome two new articles this issue, the first of which will be a long-running serial. Dave Reynolds is a name that will be known to many of you, first coming to prominence in KERRANG! back in the 80s when it was every rocker's bible. Dave now takes a look at his favourite 10 year span across the history of Rock music, looking at the highlights as well as those releases that flew under the radar. Skip to page 14 to delve back into 1973! Andrew McNeice has been the flag-bearer for AOR and Melodic Rock for the past 20 years, running his website with intense passion and a clear love for the genre. We asked him to discuss what he considered the ten most under-appreciated AOR classics of all time, and the results can be found on page 122.

With our usual features, Dave Reynolds talks to 707 and Face Dancer in 'Bands That Time Forgot', while in Rob Evans' 'Sister Of Rock Column' he looks at Leigh Matty, Sue Willits, Jackie Bodimead and Amanda Blue.

Caesar Barton's 'Expert Guide' delves into Supergroups and Collaborations this issue, while Steven Reid's 'Unsung Heroes' looks at the career of Bob Young.

And still we have Breaking Bands, Bookmark, The Vinyl Countdown and more reviews than you could shake a very big stick at!

Of course, there are over 70 free songs included this issue for a completely unmissable, crazy price of only £5.99 (download version only £3.50!).


Interviews, reviews and 70+ FREE songs: LET'S ROCK!



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Tokyo Motor Fist
Fireworks Magazine Online 78 - Interview with Tokyo Motor FistFireworks Magazine Online 78 - Interview with Tokyo Motor FistTOKYO MOTOR FIST Interview by Paul WoodwardSo, what do you get if you put Danger Danger vocalist Ted Poley and Trixter axeman Steve Brown in the same room? Tokyo Motor Fist, that's what! The combinat...Read More >>

House Of Lords
Fireworks Magazine Online 78 - Interview with House Of LordsFireworks Magazine Online 78 - Interview with House Of LordsHOUSE OF LORDS Interview with James Christian by Steven ReidMelodic Rock masters House Of Lords may have a history that stretches back to the late eighties, but with their output since the turn of th...Read More >>

Fireworks Magazine Online 78 - Interview with EclipseFireworks Magazine Online 78 - Interview with EclipseECLIPSE Interview By Brent RuscheFounding member and principle songwriter for the massively successful Eclipse from Sweden, Erik Mårtensson is a jack-of-all-trades capable of writing, recording, pla...Read More >>

Battle Beast
Fireworks Magazine Online 78 - Interview with Battle BeastFireworks Magazine Online 78 - Interview with Battle BeastBATTLE BEAST Interview by Dave ScottBattle Beast is a Female-Fronted six-piece Power Metal band hailing from Finland. The band has so far released three albums since their formation in 2008, the last...Read More >>

Monster Truck
Fireworks Magazine Online 78 - Interview with Monster TruckFireworks Magazine Online 78 - Interview with Monster TruckMONSTER TRUCK hit the road Interview by Carl BuxtonMonster Truck have been touring again throughout February and the beginning of March in their Canadian home country as support to Billy Talent and,...Read More >>

Art Of Anarchy
Fireworks Magazine Online 78 - Interview with Art Of AnarchyFireworks Magazine Online 78 - Interview with Art Of AnarchyART OF ANARCHY: An interview with Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal Interview By Brent RuscheFor those who have completely ignored the headlines concerning Hard Rock music in the last ten years, guitarist and tr...Read More >>

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