Jim Lea on Noel Redding; “if Hendrix saw you, then I’m out of a job!”

Former bass guitarist of Slade, Jim Lea, today appeared on Johnnie Walker‘s Sounds of the 70s. During the interview, Lea spoke of Chas Chandler who was the bassist in The Animals, Slade and The Jimi Hendrix Experience. During the interview he recounted a time when drummer Mitch Mitchell and bass guitarist Noel Redding came to … Continue reading “Jim Lea on Noel Redding; “if Hendrix saw you, then I’m out of a job!””

Interview: The joy of music with Power Quest

Everyone has one of those songs that instantly takes you back to your teenage days. One of those songs for me is Far Away by Power Quest. A charming and hard working power metal band who really didn’t get the success they deserved. After parting ways for a few years, Power Quest are back with … Continue reading “Interview: The joy of music with Power Quest”

Phil Rudd speaks on his house arrest

Former AC/DC drummer and current house detainee, Phil Rudd has opened up to the New Zealand Herald about his current health, habits and how he has coped with living with little to no access to the outdoors. You can read the entire interview (HERE) “I have behaved myself pretty well. I even tried to give … Continue reading “Phil Rudd speaks on his house arrest”

KISS long time drummer Eric Singer criticises fans Bias towards certain line ups

In an interview with CRR, KISS drummer Eric Singer described his feelings towards fans and their personal bias towards certain line ups of KISS’ past. Read the entire interview (HERE). “I have many friends that will say their version of Kiss was Animalize or Hot In The Shade or it was another era. How can they … Continue reading “KISS long time drummer Eric Singer criticises fans Bias towards certain line ups”

Ronnie Romero on the Rainbow shows

Ronnie Romero of Rainbow and Lords of Black recently spoke with Metal Shock Finland’s Alison Booth about the just recently passed shows with Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow. You can read the interview HERE and read some excerpts below. You can also read our review of the Birmingham show (HERE) “I feel like in a dream. It’s hard … Continue reading “Ronnie Romero on the Rainbow shows”

Vinnie Paul talks about Dimebag and the shooting of Christina Grimmie

In a recent interview with NBC’s The Voice, former Pantera and current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul spoke about the shooting of the pop singer Chrstina Grimmie. The singer was shot outside one of her shows whilst signing autographs with her fans. “It just floored me, man, I never thought it would happen again after Dimebag‘s murder. … Continue reading “Vinnie Paul talks about Dimebag and the shooting of Christina Grimmie”

Steve Porcaro speaks to Classic Rock about debut solo album

Toto co-founder Steve Porcaro recently conducted an interview with Classic Rock regarding his recently released debut solo album, Someday/Somehow. Speaking to the magazine, he remarks that the loss of his brother and Toto bass guitarist Mike Porcaro after a long battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) was a motivating factor in focusing on his own material. “That was really … Continue reading “Steve Porcaro speaks to Classic Rock about debut solo album”

Iggy And The Stooges guitarist says “The Stooges is over”

Iggy And The Stooges guitarist James Williamson recently discussed the possibilities of playing with Iggy Pop again. You can read the excerpt below and the full interview (HERE). “I doubt it. The Stooges is over. Basically, everybody’s dead except for Iggy and I, so it would be sort of ludicrous to try to tour as … Continue reading “Iggy And The Stooges guitarist says “The Stooges is over””

No album from The Who any time soon

It seems that we are not getting a follow up to Endless Wire (2006) from The Who any time soon. Front man Roger Daltrey recently talked with Rolling Stone about his distaste for the lack of a record business, people stealing music and why there is no point in record an album. “We’ve talked about … Continue reading “No album from The Who any time soon”

Ace Frehley talks about his new album

In an interview with Guitar World, ex-KISS guitarist Ace Frehley answered questions and plays some guitar. The focus of the interview is his new covers album, Origins Vol. 1 which came out recently. About his choice of covers: “I knew this album was coming, and every time I got an idea or heard a song that … Continue reading “Ace Frehley talks about his new album”