INTRODUCING THE ALL-NEW FENDER®
• 24 PRESET AMP MODELS
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with free Fender® FUSE™ software for additional effects, unlimited preset storage, online preset swapping with the Fender FUSE community, and free Fender artist presets.
HIGH SPEED AMPED-UP AND LOUD
©2010 FMIC. Fender®, Make History™, Fender® FUSE™, and Mustang™ are trademarks of Fender Musical Instruments Corp. All rights reserved. No.144 JANUARY 2011
B a r n e s
4-16 THE NOISE There’s lots of cool and crazy shit happening this month: Red Bull Bedroom Jam launches for 2011, Paramore lose members, Mogwai return, Escape The Fate exit rehab, Corey’s Column and your chance to win loads of stellar prizes in our Smash & Grab section. Go!
18 RSVP The page where you rant and moan and then we give you shit for ranting and moaning. Oh, and You Me At Six’s Josh Franceschi solves your life conundrums. Result!
20-25 THE ROCK SOUND READERS’ POLL 2010 So who got your votes in 2010? We bring you the results of our annual Readers’ Poll. BMTH haters, look away now…
27-72 ONES TO WATCH 2011 Who’s going to be rocking your world this year? Let Rock Sound reveal all as we bring you our gargantuan line-up of the bands you NEED to know about in 2011, including: Enter Shikari, All Time Low, Lostprophets, My Passion, Twin Atlantic, Letlive, The Blackout and loads more…
74-83 REVIEWS The finest reviews section known to mankind. Yes, that’s a true fact. This month a whole host of fantastic new records (and some not so fantastic) get reviewed and rated, featuring Architects, Amplifier, Social Distortion, Dive Dive, Times Of Grace and more.
84-97 LIVE The hottest gigs from around the world reviewed, including Bullet For My Valentine, You Me At Six, Taste Of Chaos, Asking Alexandria and Frank Turner to name just a few. Also, we get the lowdown about life on the road with This Is Hell. Fun times!
99 THE LAST WORD Want to know what Oli Sykes’ New Year’s Resolutions are? Of course you do, skip to this page and all is revealed…