All the surviving high street rock mags do that
Posted by A Smith on March 7, 2018, 2:32 pm, in reply to "Re: DEAD"
MOJO being another prime exponent. There are a cast of about a couple of dozen legendary figures of rock they rotate between as their cover stars who will guarantee maximised sales from their dwindling potential audience. It's not a quirk of this kind of publication, it's the only way they can sustain.