Inhoud 3 Voorwoord 4 A Day To Remember uveil new song ‘Violence (enough is enough)’ 6 The Arctic Monkeys grow up, a bit 7 30 Seconds To Mars
Voorwoord Hallo lezer van Plug In magazine! Ik ben Rik Tiggelaar, de trotse maker van dit blad wat je nu voor je hebt liggen. Ik ben een jongen van 19 jaar oud en studeer momenteel aan de Han Communicatie en Multimedia Design in Arnhem. Ik zit nu in het eerste jaar van deze opleiding en moet nu voor de course Brand Design een magazine maken en ontwerpen. Zoals je ziet is deze opdracht goed gelukt! Maar nu even iets meer over mezelf! Zoals je ziet gaat dit magazine over verschillende bekende bands die op dit moment erg populair zijn bij het grote publiek. Muziek betekend heel veel in mijn leven, ik speel bas en elektrische gitaar in mijn band ‘The Basement Monkeys’. Omdat ik zo veel met muziek bezig ben besloot ik mijn magazine daarom ook over muziek te doen. Met name de categorie rock en de mainstream metal/hardcore sprak me erg aan. Naast dat ik deze categorie heel erg vet vind om naar te luisteren zijn er niet echt veel magazines die over dit onderwerp wat schrijven. Dit maakte het voor mij erg interessant om zoiets te gaan maken. De grootste inspiratiebronnen die ik heb gebruikt zijn de ‘Alternative Press’, ‘Kerrang!’ en de ‘Power Unlimited’. Die bladen spreken me erg aan, omdat ze er om bekent staan veel kleuren en foto’s te gebruiken. Hierdoor wordt het hele blad een druk maar opvallend geheel. Naast muziek ben ik ook veel bezig met veel vormen van kunst. Vooral het tekenen van anime vind ik erg leuk om te doen. Hieronder staan wat tekeningen van mij die ik onlangs heb getekend! In anime en manga series spelen felle kleuren een belangrijke rol, en dat is ook de reden waarom ik dat graag terug wilde laten komen in mijn magazine. Ieder kopje heeft z’n eigen kleur die weer correspondeert met de band waar de pagina’s over gaan. Zo heb ik voor de pagina van The Arctic Monkeys de kleur groen laten terugkomen. Deze kleur is in veel logo’s van hun terug te vinden. Toch wilde ik toch één kleur als basis elke keer laten terugkomen op de achtergrond, en dat was de kleur zwart. Zwart combineert goed met eigenlijk alle felle kleuren en leest makkelijk op witte tekst. De Artikelen die in dit magazine staan heb ik uit digitale kranten of magazines gehaald, want het is onbegonnen werk om alles zelf te schrijven. Ik heb geprobeerd om zo veel mogelijk content zelf te schrijven! Ik wens je veel leesplezier!
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Ook dit jaar staan er weer veel shows van de band uit Florida in Europa op het programma! We hebben ze voor het grote gemak maar even onder elkaar gezet!
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While A Day to Remember may have broken through at radio and delivered something a little more catchy with ‘All I Want’ from their last album, the band still knows how to rock and they show it with the release of the new song, ‘Violence (Enough Is Enough).’ The blistering cut finds frontman Jeremy McKinnon returning to full scream while the rest of the band provide a furious backing to the song.
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McKinnon spoke with Revolver about ‘Violence’ and he says that the track was inspired by some of the horrible acts that people commit against each other. The vocalist explains, “I was just trying to talk about different perspectives from the world and why people do terrible things to each other. It started out, to me, feeling like you’re helpless. It felt like everything is so much bigger than you — there are people above you no matter where you go. That kind of control of what you can and can’t do. It’s really not meant to be political as it might sound — that’s just never been our band. But it’s that feeling that things are out of your hands. I wanted it to have this dark, ominous feeling.”
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At present, A Day to Remember are doing their best to finish up their next album, tentatively titled ‘Common Courtesy.’ For those who worry about the band going mainstream after the success of ‘All I Want,’ the singer adds, “A lot of bands, when they get popular, they tend to drop the whole heavier portion of their music. It’s almost like the people who like that music are just waiting to pounce on you the second you do it. We’re gonna have more heavier songs than on the past two records together.” However, that being said, McKinnon says that A Day to Remember is a band who enjoys varying their styles and there will be a little bit of everything on top of the harder material for their next set.
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I’m always screaming my lungs out till my head starts spinning. Playing my songs is the way I cope with life. Won’t keep my voice down. Know the words I speak are the thoughts I think out loud. I like to keep things honest. I’m a safe bet like your life’s staked on it. For real. I’d hate to keep you all wondering. I’m constant like the seasons, and I will never be forgotten man.
If you can wait till I get home Then I swear to you That we can make this last (La la la) If you can wait till I get home Then I swear come tomorrow This will all be in our past Well it might be for the best You know you can’t give me what I need And even though you mean so much to me I can’t wait through everything
Let’s leave no words unspoken Is this really happening? and save regrets for the broken. I swear I’ll never be happy again Will you even look back when you think of me? And don’t you dare say we can just be friends All I want is a place to call my own, I’m not some boy that you can sway to mend the hearts of everyone We knew it’d happen eventually
? e n o y n A , Ping-Pong The Arctic Monkeys Grow Up, a Bit When you’re a teenager, you drive in a van from Sheffield to smalltown gigs across England, party every night, meet girls: everything moves fast and you like it. Your song about some girl who looks “good on the dance floor,” which rhymes a reference to the Montagues and Capulets with “banging tunes and D.J. sets,” leads to Internet fame, the fastest-selling debut in British history and, in 2006, instant, MySpace-amplified international stardom.
The next day Turner sits in the back of an SUV on the way to a Boston radio station. He’s in good spirits. The previous night was a success. A lot of young, new fans came to the show, and there’s a deserved sense that this album may be the band’s best. Turner thinks back to those early days of youthful myopia, when teenage life was what he knew and he wrote what he knew. “We thought everyone was just like us,” he says. “And they were, I guess.”
But then years and albums go by.
On the second album he tried to hold on to that youthful exuberance, to varying success. On the third he amped up the production to a heavily instrumented complexity. This time around, a worldlier Turner opted to simplify. He wrote melodies whole, on a guitar, instead of creating pastiche in a studio. He streamlined his famously verbose lyrics while keeping them cryptically humorous. ‘‘It’s like that George Jones song ‘Relief Is Just a Swallow Away,’” he explains. It’s a silly idea for a song, but the humor comes from the dark truth of it. An inside joke can be understood as profundity if the song is well crafted. “It’s always nice to leave that door open, isn’t it?” he says. “Or at least the light on.”
Alex Turner, the Arctic Monkeys frontman, now 25, sits backstage at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, an early stop on this year’s tour for their fourth album, ‘‘Suck It and See.’’ The room is not luxurious. And no matter how big the band gets, its members sleep on two cramped buses and shower in grimy backstage stalls. Yet with all of these places, Turner explains, ‘‘it feels a bit like coming home.’’ As an adult, that’s a depressing idea. On the band’s previous tour, one strategy for keeping sane was intensely competitive Ping-Pong. Today the table is set up, but no one seems interested. Instead the Monkeys venture out in search of a bar they remember from a previous trip. It turns out, though, that the Silk City Diner doesn’t open for another 30 minutes. Like a scene out of “This Is Spinal Tap,” everyone stands by the chained door making awkward small talk on a deserted street corner.
At the House of Blues, Turner ducks out of the SUV and into the club through two crowds, one lined up to see his band, the other at Fenway Park, across the street. Inside sits the Ping-Pong table. After sound check, the band decides to play a quick game.
30 Seconds to Mars launch single from space 30 Seconds to Mars have launched their new single from space. The rockers - comprised of Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Miličević - announced their fourth album, ‘Love Lust + Faith Dreams’, will be released on May 20, following the inter-galactic launch of their aptly-named first single, ‘Up In The Air’, last night (18.03.13). The band teamed up with NASA to premiere their new track from space and a copy of the single was launched via a SpaceX cargo mission on March 1. It was given its first ever play by astronauts orbiting 230 miles above Earth on the International Space Station at midnight Greenwich Mean Time today (19.03.13). The trio then took part in a Q&A session with fans from Mission Control in Houston, Texas. The artwork for ‘Love Lust + Faith Dreams’ is a replica of artist Damien Hirst’s ‘Isonicotinic Acid Ethyl Ester’ piece from his Spot Paintings series, while another of his works from the Colour Charts series will appear on the CD itself. Frontman Jared, has claimed the band’s first album since 2009’s ‘This Is War’ is an ‘’evolution’’ and he believes their new sound is their most provocative to date.
‘’It’s an evolution, this album is more of who we are than we have ever been before!” He said: ‘’It’s an evolution, this album is more of who we are than we have ever been before, and we’ve gone to an entirely new place, which is incredibly exciting. And it’s provocative at the same time, because changes bring new opportunities, new challenges, a chance to learn.’’ The tracklisting for ‘Love Lust Faith + Dreams’ is: • • • • • • • • • • • •
‘Birth’ ‘Conquistador’ ‘Up In The Air’ ‘City Of Angels’ ‘The Race’ ‘End Of All Days’ ‘Pyres Of Varanasi’ ‘Bright Lights’ ‘Do Or Die’ ‘Convergence’ ‘Northern Lights’ ‘Depuis Le Début’
in Foo Fighters to beg this work on new album week Dave Grohl has revealed that he is heading back to America to start work on a new Foo Fighters album today (February 21). The frontman has been in the UK this week promoting his new movie Sound City and also played a gig with his new supergroup, the Sound City Players, at London’s Kentish Town Forum on Tuesday (February 19). Speaking at the Brit Awards last night, Grohl revealed that he is now on his way home and will start work on the next Foo Fighters album Following Grohl’s numerous side-projects and claims made by the frontman during their headline set at Leeds Festival in 2012 many Foo Fighters fans were prepared to spend a long time waiting for the band’s next album. However, speaking to host James Corden during the ceremony, Grohl stated: “I return to Los Angeles tomorrow to start work on a Foo Fighters record.” However, it does not appear that the album will be on stereos any time soon with Grohl’s only word on a release date being “eventually”. Grohl previously hinted at his “awesome plans” for the next Foo Fighters album, stating: “We have a plan, we know exactly what’s coming next and I have the music for the next record and we’re going to start working on it once we finish doing all this stuff. We have really awesome, big plans for the next album and I’m really excited about it.” Foo Fighters released their last album ‘Wasting Light’ in 2011.