The Return of Highwire Daze Magazine – The Print Issue is Back!

(HOLLYWOOD PRESS CORPS)  — SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 — On the 1st week of November, Highwire Daze magazine will make its return into the print arena on a continuing basis, starting off with Issue #121!  The magazine stopped printing in 2009, going fully Internet based at  In 2015, Highwire Daze would present a special one-time only 25th Anniversary Print Edition, where Editor Ken announced in his Sketches By The Editor column that “this will be the last print issue I ever do.

311 ~ Photo by Jack Lue

Times change – even the vinyl record album has returned in an epic way.  And now is the perfect time for a Los Angeles DIY music print magazine to cover our local and national music scene,” Editor Ken now states.  After premiering the comeback edition in November 2018, Highwire Daze magazine will be presented on a quarterly basis throughout 2019 and beyond.  Distribution will be in music clubs, record stores, retail outlets, recording studios, and many other places.

Three Doors Down ~ Photo by Jack Lue


The print issue will feature Band and Artist Interviews, Album Reviews, Concert Reviews as well as the columns Sketches By The Editor, The Wright WaveBret’s Ramblings, and special content from world famous photographer Jack Lue.

Advertising will be available throughout the magazine, including on the glossy pages.  Highwire Daze will distribute 5,000 issues throughout Los Angeles and Orange County in Southern California.  The Internet version of the site will remain online, business as usual, updated on a daily basis.

Highwire Daze magazine was founded in 1990 by Ken Morton and Judith Scott.  Throughout the years, Highwire Daze magazine has interviewed notable bands and artists such as Black SabbathRonnie James Dio, Lonnie Jordan of WAR, Average White Band, Redbone, The Church, MegadethFoghatAvenged SevenfoldCanned HeatJethro TullSlayerAnthrax, Testament, Blue Oyster Cult, John Taylor of Duran DuranGary Numan, Ride, Material IssueKirsty MacColl and more!

An almost complete history of Highwire Daze magazine and the many bands and artists covered throughout the years may be found here:

Senior Photographer Jack Lue is best known for his iconic work with pre-record label era Guns N’ Roses, and is the co-author of Reckless Road:  Guns N’ Roses and the Making of Appetite for Destruction.  Jack Lue has been shooting for Highwire Daze Online since October 2013.

The Highwire Daze magazine staff will include:

Ken Morton – Editor

Danny S. Pasley – Managing Editor

Jonathan D. Wright – Associate Editor

Bret Miller – Associate Editor

Jack Lue – Senior Photographer

Yannick D’Assignes – Front Cover Art/Ad Design

Highwire Daze Online will partnership with Yannick D’Assignes of Smart Works International, who will supply our front cover art and select ad designs.  Smart Works International is a creative solutions provider of Marketing, Design and Development needs in any format. Their international team of professionals create digital and print experiences that have a direct and clear impact thanks to the use of the latest technologies and research driven strategies. With the capacity to dedicate full time specialists to your project, they embed themselves within your organizations culture to better understand your audience and produce results. Smart Works International passionately delivers powerful projects customized to your company directly.

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