Were the Jacksonville, Florida four-piece the greatest Suvvern rock band of all time? Former Kerrang! journalist Xavier Russell, a longstanding friend and fan, makes the case for Blackfoot. Read an extract from our article featuring a new interview with frontman Rickey Medlocke.
Hair metal was a once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon and Philly four-piece Britny Fox weren’t shy about embracing the scene. Rock Candy’s Dave Reynolds went on the road with the band in Texas back in ’88 to report for Kerrang! magazine. Check out this eye-popping extract from our eight-page feature as he relives those wild, wild days…
Rock Candy pays tribute to the wild-eyed frontman of Rose Tattoo, the only boogie band ever to come close to matching AC/DC.
Malcolm Dome talks to Magnum guitarist Tony Clarkin about the time in the ‘80s when he really thought it was all over.
Guitarist Dennis Stratton draws back the curtain on the making of the band’s debut album, a true NWOBHM classic.
Overlooked in the UK but feted in the States, Canuck three piece Triumph hook up with Jerry Ewing to delve into their most productive era
What the hell were these legendary thrashers doing at New York’s disco hub, Studio 54? Our man Steffan Chirazi was there!
He blew up hot water bottles for fun. They sure knew how to entertain us back then!