About This: Top of the bill this time are British R&B hitmakers MANFRED MANN, who are covered via exclusive and extensive interviews with Paul Jones and Tom McGuinness by Richie Unterberger. Also on the cover: Eric Davidson gets the full lowdown on Cleveland post-punk glam-infused geniuses DEATH OF SAMANTHA, and Mike Dugo presents the story of one of Chicago's most revered '60s garage acts, THE KNAVES. This issue also includes an interview with HERVE ZENOUDA, who takes you deep inside the '70s punk scene in Paris with STINKY TOYS, STRIKE UP, LOOSE HEART and ANGEL FACE. Greg Prevost interviews pop paragon EMITT RHODES, Ric Menck covers LA power pop icons THE QUICK, Mike Stax digs into the world of teenage Dutch beat bashers THE KWYET, and Harvey Kubernik gives new insight into THE ROLLING STONES' 'Sympathy for the Devil' and the 'Beggar's Banquet' mastering sessions. All this and more - including, as always, the outstanding reviews of reissues and rock-related books.