The 30th issue of Stencil Mag is the biggest yet and marks the magazine’s transformation into a fully feathered source of information on rock, metal, and punk rock music. Stencil’s newest issue features ATREYU, CIRCA SURVIVE,WHILE SHE SLEEPS, PLAIN WHITE T’S, HOOBASTANK, TWIN ATLANTIC, EUROPE, WE ARE THE OCEAN, REEL BIG FISH, GOLDFINGER, GALLOWS, CARTEL, ALIEN ANT FARM,THE ANSWER, DUSTIN KENSRUE, APOCALYPTICA, WE ARE HARLOT, THE SMITH STREET BAND, KNUCKLE PUCK, BLACK STAR RIDERS, THE EARLY NOVEMBER,GRAVEYARD JOHNNYS, IONIA, and MORE THAN CONQUERORS.
Here’s the official word from the magazine’s owner Andrew:
“It’s hard to believe, but yes we have now hit issue 30 of Stencil Mag! From the first issue way back in 2010 we have spent our time supporting the best alternative talent out there. We’ve seen plenty of bands rise through the ranks to become some of the most influential acts right now… Marmozets, Neck Deep, Mallory Knox, The Wonder Years, being just some of these. We thrive on finding the most rewarding alternative talent out there, and in this issue we continue to do just that!There’s a massive dynamic of bands to check out, from ska all the way through to classic rock, there really is something for everyone! Our main exclusive article comes from Atreyu who tell us what it has been like for them to come back after a hiatus, as well as how their upcoming new album is coming along!We have a feature interview from Finishing Move who have spent their career working on epic soundtracks for games such as Halo & Massive Chalice. Once more we catch up with some of the best independent companies out there, including Dovetail Strings, SMT Clothing, FITA Records, who all discuss what their job role is like for them on a daily basis.In this issue you can expect to see our biggest competition to date, as a celebration of reaching 30 issues, we’ve put together 30 prizes for one lucky person to win, so do not miss out on that! As always, thank you for your support, and we hope that you’ll enjoy the latest issue!”