Inside the Kerrang! Living Loud book launch party

Our brand-new book Living Loud: Four Decades on the Frontline of Rock, Metal, Punk, and Alternative Music is published this week! So naturally we threw a party to celebrate...

Inside the Kerrang! Living Loud book launch party
Kerrang! staff
Stu Garneys

It's finally here! This Thursday (April 6) we will publish our very first book Kerrang! Living Loud to celebrate more than 40 years of the greatest rock, metal and alternative music publication on the planet. To mark the occasion, we gathered some of our favourite people at The Social in central London for a Monday night knees-up.

Joined by our friends in Heriot, Employed To Serve, Pupil Slicer, Skunk Anansie, The Raven Age, Skindred, as well as a host of Kerrang! family past and present, we raised a glass to the hard work of K! lifer and Senior Commissioning Editor Nick Ruskell, who brought the story of rock's greatest institution to life.

Kerrang! Living Loud will be published this Thursday via DK, and features interviews with the likes of Guns N' Roses, Evanescence, Ghost, Korn, Skunk Anansie, Judas Priest, Architects, Enter Shikari and many more, plus a foreword by none other than Metallica's Lars Ulrich.

Living Loud is available to pre-order now.

We're also hosting a special panel Q&A with Simon Neil of Biffy Clyro, Josh Franceschi of You Me At Six, Justine Jones of Employed To Serve, as well as Kerrang! Editor Luke Morton at Rough Trade East on April 12 in London.

Tickets are available now (which include a copy of the book).

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