The cover is sending One Direction fans into a frenzy. Styles’ arms are up in the air and he’s wearing just a gold cross pendant.
The story’s cover line reads, “Sex, Psychdelics and the Secrets of Stardom.”
“Here’s a first look at our upcoming cover featuring Harry Styles,” the magazine’s Instagram account wrote alongside the cover image. “You can pick it up on newsstands September 3rd. Photograph by @ryanmcginleystudios.”
This will be his second solo appearance on the front of Rolling Stone, following on from the May 2017 cover.
He also graced the magazine’s page one as part of One Direction in March 2012.
As for fan reaction to the cover, here is a sampling:
Fans can pick up Rolling Stones‘ new issue featuring Styles starting Sept. 3.