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K!1624: THE ULTIMATE DOWNLOAD REVIEW

June 14th, 2016 by

5 REASONS YOU NEED TO BUY THE NEW ISSUE OF KERRANG!

1. DOWNLOAD 2016 – THE ULTIMATE REVIEW
Did you go to Download? You need this as a souvenir! Didn’t go to Download? This is the next best thing! Yes, we’re giving you a whopping 13 pages of amazing live reviews, photos and interviews from Donington! Relive all the action, from Rammstein, Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden‘s stunning headline sets, to the likes of All Time Low, Deftones, Against The Current, BABYMETAL, Napalm Death, Jane’s Addiction, Nightwish and many, many more ripping it up! On top of all of that, we catch up with Triple H on site to talk about Lemmy, we host a Euro 2016-themed penalty shoot out between Neck Deep, As Lions, Vukovi, Killswitch Engage and Kadavar, and you can also find out who wins the Kerrang! Signing Tent Awards! All of that, and we’re giving you a chance to win Download 2017 tickets!

2. THE KERRANG! AWARDS 2016 BANGOVER STARTS HERE!
Our 35th Birthday Awards spectacular went down a drunken storm! Now we’ve recovered (well, kinda) let’s try to piece together the story of the night and look at who won what! This is your chance to relive all the action from the biggest night on the rock calendar, featuring blink-182, Deftones, A Day To Remember, Asking Alexandria, BABYMETAL, Enter Shikari, No Devotion, Against The Current, Don Broco, You Me At Six, Cane Hill and many more!

3. WE RUN THROUGH THE ESSENTIAL ALBUMS OF K!’S LIFETIME!
With last week’s K! celebrating our 35th anniversary, we trawled through tens of thousands of releases that have graced our pages to compile this: the list of the 35 Essential Albums Of Our Lifetime, featuring everyone from My Chemical Romance and Green Day to Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Metallica! Plus the kind folks at HMV are giving you a chance to win them all!

4. MEET THE MEN THAT MADE YOUR FAVOURITE ROCKSTARS!
Ahead of Father’s Day, the stars to tell us all about their dads and the influence they had on them! See amazing pictures and read heartfelt stories by Vic & Mike Fuentes, Chrissy Costanza, Jason Aalon Butler, Mikey Chapman and Luke Bentham!

5. TWIN ATLANTIC STRIKE BACK!
It’s been all quiet on the Twin Atlantic front… until now! They’re back with a brand new album, GLA, and we caught up with them after they played a raucous set in their native Glasgow to find out all about it. Turns out Sam McTrusty is just a little bit excited about it!

PLUS!
This week’s we’re also bringing you reviews of some of the most anticipated releases of the year, including letlive. and Gojira‘s stunning new records, plus the return of Joey Jordison with Sinsaenum. We also catch up with Black Sabbath‘s Tony Iommi to tell us all about what it’s like to be a guitar legend and his time spent mentoring on Sky Arts’ Guitar Star show, MelvinsBuzz Osbourne recalls firing Kurt Cobain while making their classic album, Houdini, and you can meet With Confidence – the Aussie quartet putting the pop into pop-punk. On top of all of that we also have New Years DaysAsh Costello coming face-to-face with the Ultimate Rockstar Test!

THERE ARE EIGHT AMAZING POSTERS, TOO… featuring Fall Out Boy, Creeper, Pierce The Veil, PVRIS, Panic! At The Disco, Against The Current, Swmrs and blink-182!

All of this is stuffed into the new issue of Kerrang! ­– on sale June 15!

Source: Kerrang.com