is a Heavy Metal bassist. He has played bass for Atom Seed, Bruce Dickinson, Eric Martin, Tank, Monument, Ricky Gervais and many others.
Chris fronts the pop-group
and in his spare time works on tour as a roadie for anyone going to a hot climate.
UNDISCOVERED KISSTORY- KISS SONGS THAT SOUND A BIT LIKE OTHER ARTISTS' SONGS
"They had a song called 'Open My Eyes', it's basically the same intro, we kind of copied them."
SCREAM FOR ME SARAJEVO: BRITISH ARMY TELLS HOW CLOSE TO DEATH BRUCE DICKINSON AND BAND ACTUALLY CAME IN 1994
"They had actually taken aim at the vehicle, taken their safety's off..."
UNDISCOVERED KISSTORY - KISS COVER VERSIONS
We're going to sit back and listen to the original versions of all the songs that Kiss have covered on their records
1066 AND HOW THE NORMAN INVASION OF ENGLAND SHAPED HEAVY METAL
These invaders that King Arthur and his brave Knights of the Round Table fought against were the Anglo-Saxons - yes, the English!
'KISS ROCKS VEGAS LIVE' CD AND DVD
In case you hadn't guessed from some of my previous articles, I'm a massive life-long Kiss fan...
EU REFERENDUM FROM A HEAVY METAL PERSPECTIVE, TAKING THE SWISS EXAMPLE
For some bands the UK will, like Switzerland, simply not be worth the hassle in future...
UNDISCOVERED KISSTORY - THE KISS GUITARIST AUDITIONS OF 1982 Part 2
...more juicy tales and a plethora of brand new information.
UNDISCOVERED KISSTORY - THE KISS GUITARIST AUDITIONS OF 1982 Part 1
...and the mystery of who actually played guitar on the Creatures Of The Night album.
BEST NEW UK BAND OF 2016 AND THE PHENOMENON OF BIGFOOT HOAXERS IN NORTH AMERICA
"Something very odd is going on in the forests of North America and it's not Bigfoot."
BRIGITTE SCHÖN: 'BRUCE DICKINSON: INSIGHTS: AN INTERPRETATION OF HIS SOLO ALBUMS
In which our scribe reviews a book where he has more knowledge than most about the subject matter...
THE IRON MAIDEN-GO WEST PARALLEL UNIVERSE THEORY
He said in one diary he had a singer named as "Bruce" noted down, a phone number and next to it he'd written "Too heavy!"
UNDISCOVERED KISSTORY: VINNIE VINCENT'S WARRIOR
The Full Story Of Vinnie Vincent's Awesome Pre-Kiss Band
UNDISCOVERED KISSTORY: THE KISS DRUMMER AUDITIONS OF 1980
How many and which drummers auditioned for KISS when Peter Criss departed the band in 1980?
MATTHEW TRIPPE RIP
Another look at the strange case of the man who would be Nikki Sixx.
KISS – LOVE GUN DELUXE EDITION
In depth review of the re-issue of the classic Kiss album, Love Gun with bonus live tracks and studio outtakes.
MR BIG – KOKO, LONODON
Live review of the opening night of Mr. Big's 2014/15 World Tour.
MR BIG – THE STORIES WE COULD TELL
Review of the new album from Mr. Big.
INTENSIVE BASS COURSE WITH BILLY SHEEHAN
Your humble narrator goes on tour with the legendary Mr. Big / David Lee Roth bassist and picks up some handy tips along the way.
BOOKING AGENTS vs PROMOTERS
Why your favourite band aren't playing in your home town this year and who would win in a hyothetical fight between a promoter and a booking agent.
ROCK AND METAL PUB QUIZ
Your MetalTalk columnist hosts a regular pub quiz on our two favourite topics: rock and metal!
COMMUNICATION TIPS FOR EUROPEAN FESTIVALS
How to learn a foreign language in a single evening with a film, a phrasebook and a few beers!
Storm Thorgerson (1944-2013) RIP
A tribute to the artist and visionary genius behind the album covers of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Muse, Rainbow, Thunder, Dream Theater and Helloween and his work on Bruce Dickinson's 'Skunworks' album.
Daily Mail Columnist Sinks To New Low With Anti-Heavy Metal Article
A response to Richard Littlejohn's Attack on Goths, Punks and Heavy Metal fans.
The Future Of Classic Rock Bands
What will happen to bands like Kiss, Rainbow and Van Halen in the next decade? Do you want tickets for AC/DC's 50th Anniversary of the 'Back In Black' Tour?
Smashing Pumpkins Video Shoot
The fun I had working as an extra on the 'Ava Adore' promotional video and why dog mess should always be avoided.
Ten Years On Total Rock
Good times as a Radio DJ playing my favourite tunes, making mistakes and talking to Queensryche, Dokken and Geezer Butler.
UNDISCOVERED KISSTORY I: An Entire Album Full Of Unrelased Songs
How Kiss could make a great record this year by looking back at their old demos. We get to hear them all here.
Kiss Reformation Magick
How Alex Dickson and I unwittingly caused the Kiss 1996 Reformation during our South American Tour with Bruce Dickinson.
Exclusive Interview With Geoff Tate
Steve Goldby and I get to ask the singer of Queensr
che all the questions we ever wanted to know the answers to.
Morally Worrying Session
As an occasional bass session musician, at what point does one call the line and say that enough is really enough?
Kiss 'Monster' Review
Thoughts on the lastest Kiss album after hearing it a few times. It is indeed a great album!
The Best Invention Of All Time
Absolute proof that we bass players (including Steve Harris, Billy Sheehan and Bob Daisley) are the best people in the world. Fact!
A Conversation With Rudy Sarzo
My son Archie and I get to ask Rudy Sarzo (legendary bass player for Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot, Whitesnake, Queenryche and Dio) everything we ever wanted to know about Kiss Make Up, Steve Vai and Cuban Politics.
Scream For Me Sarajevo Part 1
The tale of how back in 1994 Bruce Dickinson and his band of merry men (including myself) found ourselves on our way to the besieged city of Sarajevo in the midst of the Bosnian War.
Scream For Me Sarajevo Part 2
The second part of the story, telling of the practicalities of playing a heavy metal gig in a besieged city.
Scream For Me Sarajevo Part 3
Our journey home from war-torn Sarajevo and refelctions on the long term effects of war.
Managers v Producers
Why do bands need managers and producers and more importantly who would win in a hypothecial fight between the two?
Kiss 'Monster' Album Preview
Predictions of what the upcoming Kiss album may sound like. I think it's going to be pretty good!
London Venue's Nazi Past?
For years I'd heard rumours of the Kentish Town HMV Forum being a former Fascist or Nazi venue. One day I decided to research it more closely to find its true dark past.
How Not to Join the Ozzy Osbourne Band
The time that just for a second, I thought I might be the new bass player for Ozzy Osbourne.
Theories about the orgins of Heavy Metal from Creationists and Evolutionists put to the test in a study of the recordings of Def Leppard and AC/DC by producer Mutt Lange
Take Your Pick Competition
This was a competition but still have a look at my cool collection of guitar picks from the last century! Can you guess the original owners? Here's a clue, there's some Dokken, Dio and Kiss in there.
The Pandora's Box Of Pop
What do you do if Banarama offer you their backing vocals for a heavy metal session?
Tank Tour Diary
The Tank Tour of Scandinavaia and Poland including our show supportting Judas Priest.
Festival Stage Collapses
What caused the tragedies at 2011's Ottawa Bluesfest, Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis and the Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium?
Bruce Air, The Early Days
Recollections of flying across the American Mid West on Bruce Dickinson's ''Balls To Picasso' US Tour in 1994.
European Festival Round-Up
My reviews of the best bands while I was with Mr Big on the European Festival circuit this year, including Twisted Sister, Whitesnake and Judas Priest.
Who's Your Favourite Ozzy Guitarist?
Let's compare live clips of Rhandy, Jake, Zakk and all the other guys who have played lead guitar for the Ozzy Osbourne band. Who do you think is really the best?
Bernie Torme Proud To Be Part Of MT Ozzy Article
Former Ozzy Osbourne and Gillan guitarist gives his repsonse to our thoughts on Ozzy Osbourne's various guitarists before and since him.
Japanese Tsunami Disaster
How Japan coped in the wake of the earthquake/tsrunami/nuclear disaster of 2011 seen from the view of a roady on the Mr Big Tour shortly after the events.
10,000 Tank Albums!
How us having ten thousand listeners might well be the end of the music industry as we once knew it.
Death Metal Session
Recording death metal for polite customers with Mikee Goodman from Sikth and Jay Graham from Ravens Creed.
RIP Gary Moore
My happy recollections of the late great Gary Moore (4th April 1952 - 6th February 2011). A legend and a good guy to laugh with.
Recording Bass at Steve Harris' House
The tale of how we recorded the bass tracks for the Tank album ' War Machine' at Iron Maiden HQ!
A Column About Columns
How I got asked to write columns for MetalTalk by editor Steve Goldby and how I got it wrong from the very start.
THE IRON MAIDENS 2017 UK TOUR DATES ARE HERE
Run to the hills: The Iron Maidens are back in town!
PAUL STANLEY RULES OUT KISS ORIGINAL LINE-UP REUNION
"I am happy to enhance or do whatever I can for anyone who has helped put me where I am, but that doesn't include getting hitched again to somebody I unhitched from."
GLENN HUGHES, MARTIN TURNER'S WISHBONE ASH AND MORE ADDED TO RAMBLIN' MAN BILL
"Looking forward to returning to the UK to play at Ramblin' Man Fair with a selection of songs from my new album 'Resonate'..."
MEMBERS OF BLACK STAR RIDERS, URIAH HEEP, GUN AND MORE TO PLAY D.A.D. ALL STAR CHARITY SHOW
It's all in aid of Drums And Disabilities (D.A.D.), a non-profit organization that pioneered the Healing Art of Drum Therapy...
ALL-STAR LINE-UP ALL SET FOR CHISWICK INVASION ON 3rd MARCH IN AID OF NORDOFF ROBBINS
The first Chiswick Invasion proved to be a roaring success and the 2017 event looks like it's going to top last year's...
VENOM INC SIGN WITH NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS AND BREAKING BANDS LLC
"I know we will give all we have to make this partnership the very best in every way it can possibly be...."
PAPA ROACH PREMIERE NEW VIDEO FOR 'HELP'
"We ended up morphing the band's best 'old school' traits into a courageous and more adventurous version..."
FIRST BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE 2018
The 2018 MORC is being billed as "the biggest party yet" with a new ship and new ports being promised...
'THIS IS SAMMY HAGAR - WHEN THE PARTY STARTED' GETS UK RELEASE
"I was changing into more of a lifestyle artist – some got it, some did not..."
WAS BREAKING NEWS:
ARCH ENEMY TO PLAY BLOODSTOCK 2017
"We are very much looking forward to being a part of this years edition of Bloodstock, which actually takes place very close to where my father was born..."
OLIVER DAWSON SAXON GEARING UP FOR BROFEST 5
Once again the hordes of denim and leather-clad fans from all over the world will return to celebrate this extraordinary event...
TRACKS BY LATE MEGADETH DRUMMER NICK MENZA AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD
This is the first series of un-released final recordings Nick recorded between 2013 and 2016...
STONEFACE NOT FEELING STRAINED AHEAD OF GLASGOW CATHOUSE GIG
"We have two very special guest bands coming up from darn sarf to play with us at this show...."
ROCKINGHAM GOES WORKING FOR THE WEEKEND AS STELLAR LINE-UP IS ANNOUNCED
Rockingham Festival will take place at Nottingham Trent University over the weekend of October 20th to 22nd...
TARJA TO PLAY TWO UK HEADLINE SHOWS IN MARCH
The former Nightwish singer says these will be a fantastic celebration at the end of a very successful year...
ME AND THAT MAN FEATURING BEHEMOTH'S NERGAL RELEASE NEW VIDEO - WATCH IT HERE
'Songs Of Love And Death' is a journey across bleak, dust-ravaged plains, soundtracked by low-slung guitars...
THE SOPHIE LANCASTER FOUNDATION RECEIVES GOVERNMENT FUNDING
"For this funding to be granted in Sophie's 10th anniversary year is validation of our work in my daughter's memory..."
WAS BREAKING NEWS:
BLUE ÖYSTER CULT, SWEET AND MORE ADDED TO STONE FREE FESTIVAL BILL
This year's Stone Free Festival again takes place at London's O2 with doors opening at midday on Saturday 17th June...
KISS' 'I' VIDEO FINALLY SEES THE LIGHT - WATCH IT HERE
According to Kiss fan lore, it was deemed a bad idea to release the video at the time due to a poor reaction to the album...
POWER QUEST SIGN WITH INNER WOUND RECORDINGS
I am really pleased to have sealed the deal with Emil and Inner Wound for the release of the next PQ opus...
AS LIONS TO PLAY LONDON HEADLINE SHOW
As Lions are also confirmed for their first UK festival appearance of the year...
LORRY CRASHES INTO DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN TOUR BUS
The New Jersey band were due to play in Krakow tonight but the gig has now been cancelled...
BEHEMOTH PROVOKE INTENSE REACTION WITH NEW IMAGE
"Everyone on here talking about no longer being hungry, I am over here getting more hungry......"
NAPALM DEATH EUROPEAN TOUR DATES ARE HERE
"We are officially as excited as small children..."
GLENN HUGHES SPECIAL 'STORYTELLER' EVENT IS ON BUT LIMITED TO 200
Glenn's 40+ year career has seen him leave his indelible mark in several musical endeavours and bands...
THE DOOMSDAY KINGDOM LYRIC VIDEO FOR 'A SPOONFUL OF DARKNESS' IS HERE
"I was laying by the pool, sipping some drinks and I got this idea in my head for a song..."
WAS BREAKING NEWS:
LITA FORD TO PLAY LONDON HEADLINE GIG IN MARCH
MetalTalk reviewed 'Time Capsule' in March 2016, stating: "This is an album that shows that Ford's return to former glories continues..."
METAL ALL-STARS TO RECORD RELIEF SONG FOR STEVE GRIMMETT
Steve has been hospitalized in Ecuador since mid-January and has endured multiple operations...
INGLORIOUS UNVEIL NEW VIDEO AND ARTWORK FOR FORTHCOMING SECOND ALBUM
"We are so excited to release our second album. I still cannot believe Kevin Shirley mixed it..."
KXM (PINNICK, LYNCH, LUZIER) NEW ALBUM DETAILS AND TITLE TRACK VIDEO ARE HERE
"It was 'record-topia!' We showed up in the studio, camped out with a bunch of gear and let the tape roll..."
DRAGONFORCE NEW ALBUM DETAILS ARE HERE
"I lost my temper a few times - I think we all did at some point, because we wanted to deliver nothing but the best..."
DEE SNIDER, LYNCH MOB, FEMME FATALE AND A (DIRTY) DOZEN MORE BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR HARD ROCK HELL 2017
"It's going to be a Hell of a year, and of course we'll still be delivering our core events..."
WHITESNAKE IN FULL FLIGHT SURE TO BECOME FUTURE COLLECTOR'S ITEM
Neil's collection also includes many back stage, off stage and soundcheck shots from the first Japanese tour in 1980...
THE RAVEN AGE SIGN TO BMG AND RELEASE NEW VIDEO AND ALBUM DETAILS
"There is a huge level of anticipation around 'Darkness Will Rise' and a lot of excitement around what's to come..."
THE ANSWER RELEASE NEW SINGLE AND TOUR DATES
"It's a very colourful and wonderful place, at times contradictory, at times tragic but always unique..."
'FOR YOU'; WOKING PAYS TRIBUTE TO FALLEN SON PARFITT PLUS NEWS ROUND-UP
The event promises an exciting programme, packed with music, dance, art and entertainment
DRUMMER OF IRAQI BAND ACRASSICUADA SAYS DONALD TRUMP IS ACTING LIKE A FIVE-YEAR-OLD BULLY
"The whole slogan 'Make America Great Again' never made sense to me..."
HAWKWIND TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM IN MAY - LISTEN TO SAMPLES HERE
Mid-March dates are dubbed 'A Glimpse Into Greenness', which gives some indication of the conceptual and lyrical themes behind the new album...
STEVE HACKET RELEASES FIRST SONG FROM 'THE NIGHT SIREN' - LISTEN HERE
"This latest waxing represents a bird's eye view of the world of a musical migrant ignoring borders..."
PRIMORDIAL TO HEADLINE UPRISING FESTIVAL
Prior to this Primordial will play a one-off headline show at The Underworld, London on Friday March 31st 2017
BLOODSTOCK REVEAL FOUR NEW BANDS FOR 2017
"We had a blast in 2011, but this year is extra special since we're going to play new music for you guys!"
PUDDLE OF MUDD, EVIL SCARECROW, DIAMOND HEAD AND MORE TO PLAY AMPLIFIED OPEN AIR FESTIVAL
"Expect a few surprises and get ready to get Amped in 2017!"
DOWNLOAD ANNOUNCES ANOTHER 48 BANDS INCLUDING STEEL PANTHER, SABATON, IN FLAMES and KVELERTAK
Download Festival just got bigger with this mornings announcement of a further 48 bands...
EXODUS TO PLAY TWO DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL WARM-UP SHOWS
"Exodus are very excited about returning to the UK, especially for the shows in Brighton and Southend..."
ASIA AND KING CRIMSON FRONTMAN JOHN WETTON HAS PASSED AWAY
"With the passing of my good friend and musical collaborator, the world loses yet another musical giant..."
WAS BREAKING NEWS:
OPETH TO PLAY IRELAND IN NOVEMBER
The announcement ties in with the unveiling of a new video for 'Era', taken from their critically lauded twelfth studio album, 'Sorceress'...
KREATOR PAY TRIBUTE TO FALLEN MUSIC ICONS IN BRAND NEW SONG, 'FALLEN BROTHER' - LISTEN HERE
The band have also released the third track by track video in which Mille Petrozza discusses the album's songs...
WILDFIRE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE TWENTY NEW BANDS FOR 2017
Wildfire 2017 also carries an exciting international flavour, with bands flying in from Australia, The US and Denmark...
EVANESCENCE ADD SECOND NIGHT AT LONDON’S EVENTIM APOLLO
Led by Amy Lee's operatic and passionate vocals, Evanescence have sold nearly twenty-five million albums...
STATUS QUO REWIND TO GO ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE 80s PLUS NEWS OF 70s VINYL SINGLES RELEASE
The band are currently playing their final electric tour, which was extended into Europe due to phenomenal demand...
BLACK STAR RIDERS PREMIERE 'HEAVY FIRE' - LISTEN HERE
"Only fools would believe that rock'n'roll can rejuvenate a world in the throes of a collapsing civilisation..."
BLACK SABBATH KEYBOARDIST GEOFF NICHOLLS PASSES AWAY
Birmingham born Geoff also played in the NWOBHM band Quartz before joining Black Sabbath...
SAXON, LAST IN LINE, GRAHAM BONNET CONFIRMED FOR RAMBLIN' MAN FRIDAY
"The forever mighty, the legends of Heavy Metal, Mr Biff Byford and Saxon will headline our all new Friday at The Fair!"
ARCH ENEMY LAUNCH VIDEO AND SINGLE FOR 'WAR ETERNAL'
Another busy year for Arch Enemy is in store and here's their confirmed dates so far...
SCREAM FOR ME SARAJEVO TRAILER IS HERE
A first look at the award-winning documentary of Bruce Dickinson's gig in war torn Sarajevo...
INGLORIOUS UNVEIL DETAILS OF SECOND ALBUM AND NEW GUITARIST
The highly anticipated second album will arrive on 12th May - and there's a familiar face for 2017...
PLANET ROCK ANNOUNCE FULL SCHEDULE AND DAY TICKETS FOR WINTERS END FESTIVAL
The Answer, Inglorious and Toseland headline an impressive line up with special guests Gun, Dare and Bernie Marsden and more...
STATUS QUO ATTEND RICK PARFITT'S FUNERAL AS TOUR CONTINUES
Status Quo have recently thanked their fans for all of your kind messages over the last few weeks...
EXCLUSIVE UK PREMIERE:
MORTALITY UNVEIL 'FOR WHOM THE BOMB TOLLS' - LISTEN HERE
It took twenty five years before their debut full length, 'For Whom the Bomb Tolls', was finally released...
CATS IN SPACE LAND THUNDER TOUR SUPPORT
"We're going to rock you all to the moon and back. It will be purrrrfect!"
EXCLUSIVE UK PREMIERE:
MEAN MESSIAH UNVEIL SECOND ALBUM, 'HELL' - LISTEN HERE
"People's journeys and destinies are complicated and either way lead to Hell..."
GET THE FUNK OUT! EXTREME TO HEADLINE RAMBLIN' MAN FAIR
"We are honoured to be headlining the Ramblin’ Man Fair. Extreme has always had a special relationship with the UK fans..."
SCORPIONS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM IN EARLY 2018 AND CONTINUE TOURING
Brand new opus will be their first with Mikkey, who was Motörhead drummer for twenty-three years...
EXCLUSIVE UK PREMIERE:
NIDINGR RELEASE FIRST SINGLE FROM FORTHCOMING NEW ALBUM
"To me this song solidifies a thing that is fucking great about Nidingr - no rules..."
WAS BREAKING NEWS:
CELLAR DARLING SIGN WITH NUCLEAR BLAST
"We are proud and excited to have found partners who understand our music and share our vision..."
WAS BREAKING NEWS:
IRON MAIDEN TO TOUR NORTH AMERICA IN JUNE/JULY
Support on all North American dates will be Ghost and tickets go on-sale from next Friday...
HOME OF METAL TO JOIN BLACK SABBATH ON THEIR FINAL DATES
"Fans are our lifeblood, they've always been there to support us. The audiences have been getting bigger as the tour progressed..."
EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE:
HAMMERFALL UNLEASH NEW VIDEO FOR 'BUILT TO LAST' TITLE TRACK
Hammerfall are currently on tour throughout Europe and there are plenty of dates left to catch their new epic show...
GRIM REAPER'S STEVE GRIMMETT SEVERELY ILL IN ECUADOR
"Unfortunately the operation didn't work and Steve is currently in the operating theatre having limbs removed..."
GUNS N' ROSES AND SEX PISTOLS PRODUCER/ENGINEER BILL PRICE HAS SADLY PASSED AWAY
Price worked with Rod Stewart, INXS, Pete Townshend, Elton John, The Jesus And Mary Chain and Big Audio Dynamite...
FISH CELEBRATES 30th ANNIVERSARY OF 'CLUTCHING AT STRAWS' WITH UK TOUR
"These are the only dates this year as because of my shoulder operation next month with the extensive recovery period..."
ROSS THE BOSS ANNOUNCES TOUR DATES AHEAD OF SPECIAL GUEST SLOT ON MetalTalk RADIO THIS WEEK
"We are going to devastate every audience, every night, without mercy..."
CLASSIC DOKKEN LINE-UP CONFIRMED FOR RAMBLIN' MAN
Dokken, Lynch, Pilson and Brown will play together in England for the first time in around a quarter-of-a-century...
DEF LEPPARD AND POISON ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN DATES
"I could not be more excited. I know all of us will give one thousand percent on stage..."
VIKINGS TO INVADE YORKSHIRE: GRAND MAGUS TO HEADLINE KEIGHLEY FESTIVAL
"Get your tickets now and prepare to raise your fists and bang your heads for the glory of Metal!"
ARMORED SAINT UK TOUR DATES AND 'MARCH OF THE SAINT (LIVE)' VIDEO ARE HERE
"We're really looking forward to playing these select UK shows in March..."
SCREAMING EAGLES TO FEATURE IN NEW AMAZON PRIME SERIES STARRING BRYAN CRANSTON
The band will be releasing a live mini-album in spring 2017 and will be touring in the UK, France and Germany throughout the year...
MARTYRD SET TO OPEN FOR METAL ALLEGIANCE, MARTY FRIEDMAN AND GUS G
"NAMM is a blast, total musical sensory overload from every direction. It’s like getting lost in a hurricane - I can't wait."
EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE:
JOHN GARCIA UNLEASHES 'GIVE ME 250ml'
"This record is one of the most important of my career, difficult and challenging to do, but worth every minute of sweat!"
AVENGED SEVENFOLD TO OPEN LONDON POP-UP STORE
The shop will be hosting in-store raffles and giveaways of exclusive and signed merchandise...
ROCK MEETS CLASSIC 2017 EUROPE LINE-UP IS HERE
Rock meets Classic has a terrific vibe and the legendary cross-over-project combines emotional classic with world-famous rock songs...
PADDY GOES TO HOLYHEAD ARE BACK FOR THE CRAIC ON ST PATRICK'S NIGHT
The band supposedly played their last ever gig two years ago in celebration of their 30th anniversary...
THE UNKNOWN BAND WHO INFLUENCED METALLICA AIRS ON MetalTalk RADIO
Also featuring is the very first UK radio airplay of Cellar Darling, the band created by former Eluveitie members...
EPICA RELEASE 'BEYOND THE MATRIX' VIDEO - WATCH IT HERE
"The energy that lives within 'Beyond The Matrix' is extremely contagious. It will sweep you off your feet when the melodies enter your mind..."
JOHN COGHLAN'S QUO BACK ON THE ROAD AGAIN
John Coghlan's Quo have announced UK dates across the Kingdom that will see them busy throughout the year...
JIMMY BAIN'S WIDOW NEEDS OUR HELP
"Jimmy recently passed away without a proper will in place and now his better half is in trouble..."
MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST 'LIVE' TOKYO FEATURING BARDEN, BONNET AND McAULEY OUT IN MARCH
Features guest appearances from some of the greatest rock vocalists who have worked with Schenker...
OZZY OSBOURNE OVERDOSED WHEN SHARON HAD CANCER
"I watched him scoop his hands into a bowl of pills, swallow a handful of something, and then wash it down with vodka..."
ELUVEITIE NEW LINE-UP IS COMPLETE, FIRST GIGS GO DOWN A STORM
"Above all we're super happy and thankful that we're complete again and given the chance to have such gifted musicians on board..."
GENE SIMMONS RESTAURANT HONOURS US VETS
"The opening day of every Rock & Brews is dedicated to our vets, the public is not allowed in."
DEEP PURPLE SUE THEIR LONG-TIME ACCOUNTANT FOR FOUR MILLION
"I'm completely irresponsible. I'm ignorant about money as a commodity — I have never really understood it."
VINCE NEIL FIST FIGHT WITH BOY GEORGE STOPPED AS ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER SHUTS UP PRESIDENT TRUMP
"They screwed up. That was a huge miss and someone should have a talking-to."
GLENN HUGHES: "I'M THRILLED TO BE TOURING THE UK IN JANUARY"
"Let's get 2017 going with a killer night for ROCK lovers, movers and shakers. I'm in. Let's go!"
TONY IOMMI HAS SUCCESSFUL THROAT OPERATION AND IS CANCER-FREE
"We had to have it checked in case it may have been cancerous. But it turns out it wasn't, which I found out Christmas Day..."
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