No Cover Magazine is a music and event publication that launched in May 1997 and has focused on new and upcoming bands along with highlighting upcoming events at bars and nightclubs. The publication started off free (hence the name No Cover) and was responsible for giving some of music’s best talent their first-ever magazine cover. Artists like Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (May 1997), Ziggy Marley (August 1997), Ben Harper (Sept. 1997), The Crystal Method (Dec. 1997), Blink 182 (March 1998), Eve6 (April 1998), Linkin Park (Oct. 2000), Alien Ant Farm (March 2001), and later became a worldwide newsstand publication gave bands their first magazine cover like Pepper (March 2004) and many more! Over the years music and book stores started to close and now the publication is FREE again and continues to highlight new music and events on the west coast with No Cover Ventura, CA and No Cover Phoenix in Arizona with more city publications soon to come!
No Cover was also selected to be the “Official” JagerMusic Tour Magazine publishing over 100,000 magazine and distributed to over 42 tour stops in 2003 with the band Slayer headlining.