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Out Front & Regulars 08 DON BROCO The Bedford lads take us behind the scenes on their latest single, with a little help from their friends… 12 CHRISSY’S CORNER Chrissy talks growth, positive change, and starting a new chapter in your life. 14 ASK AWSTEN So, you’ve sent in your questions for our dreamboy? Fandom, watch what happens next… 16 THE SECRET ROCK STAR Our top secret band insider reports back with more honest, unfiltered insights. 18 GEAR UP We see sick merch? We buy sick merch. 80 PERFECT TEN Explore new records from BABYMETAL, Waterparks, Gideon and more.
Breakout 22 THE DEAD LOVE Grunge + mad catchy choruses – bullshit = this Aussie trio. 24 BREAKING THROUGH Meet some of the most exciting new bands around, from Mountain Mover to Chamber.
Features 26 BLINK-182 For their ninth album, the pop-punk legends redrew their horizons and pushed further than they had in some time. Here’s why. 34 ROAM New sound, new vibe… new ROAM? We find out what the score is. 38 SLEEP ON IT They released one of 2017’s best pop-punk albums, and now this Chicago four-piece are back with a taste of ‘Pride & Disaster’.
46 OF MICE & MEN Of Mice & Men’s new full-length is a testament to resilience, gritting your teeth and finding your way through. 82 THE STORY BEHIND… ‘BULLS
ON PARADE ’ Tom Morello tells the incredible story of Rage Against The Machine’s anthem. 84 THE FIRST… ALEX GASKARTH From first shows to disastrous collaborations, Alex gets nostalgic with us. 86 MY SPACE: JOHN O’CALLAGHAN John draws an exclusive self-portrait, and pens an emotional letter to his future self. 88 ON A ROLL: DALLON WEEKES Ever wondered what makes it onto Dallon’s phone camera roll? Step this way… 90 BUCKET LIST: ALEX BIRO Selfish Things’ frontman explores legacies and making the world a better place.
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