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New editor for Kerrang! as rock mag hits 30

James McMahon to be new editor of music magazine.

Bauer Media has announced the appointment of James McMahon as the new editor of Kerrang! in the same week that the weekly heavy metal music magazine celebrates its 30th birthday.

McMahon is currently deputy editor of Gamesmaster and he follows Nichola Browne as Kerrang! editor. She stepped down at the end of March after 18 months in the job.

Sales of Kerrang! have held up well in recent years with the latest ABC print circulation figure up year on year at 42,967. The brand also claims to reach 172,600 unique users a month online; 1.3m viewers a month via K! TV and 1.4m listeners a week via Kerrang! Radio.

Read more at the Press Gazette.