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Joel Hoekstra On Whitesnake And Joel Hoekstra's 13 Project

You could be forgiven for not knowing of Joel Hoekstra before he showed up this summer electrifying audiences around America with Whitesnake’s shockingly successful ‘The Purple Tour’. His rise in the world of rock has been a slow, steady climb that saw him go from a Broadway show (Rock Of …
SUNFLOWER JAM - CELEBRATING JON LORD

Deep Purple keyboardist and composer Jon Lord sadly passed away in 2012 and this special charity evening was to celebrate his life and works. Mark Taylor It started off with a highly emotional speech from his wife Vicki thanking fans and friends from all over the world for the messages …
Joe Satriani in conversation with MetalTalk

Joe was very kind to put some of his invaluable time aside to talk to Tony Conley and Gary Clarke from MetalTalk about the forthcoming box set ‘The Complete Studio Recordings’ and loads more. Gary ‘Rockulus’ Clarke and Tony Conley GARY: “‘The Complete Studio Recordings’ Box set is an impressive …
Anvil - In conversation with MetalTalk

Anvil are here in the UK and had a very interesting evening in Huddersfield when they kicked off the ‘Anvil Is Anvil’ European Tour on Wednesday night, due to a tour bus mishap. Video and Photos by James Prorok Lips told us the probable name of the next Anvil album …

Friday marked the 30th anniversary of the death of AC/DC frontman Bon Scott and fans gathered to pay their respects. Church bells also tolled in Sydney, the hometown of brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who founded the band in 1973 and are back in the city for concerts in the …

Mark Taylor recently spoke to Doogie White about his time with Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow making the album ‘Stranger In Us All’ and the tour to promote it. The interview is in two parts and here they are… Originally filmed for German TV broadcast on Rockpalast, this Dusseldorf show from 1995 …

They said it would never happen in this lifetime, but seeing is believing as Axl Rose reunited with original members Slash and Duff McKagan and rolled back the years as if it was 1993 on the ‘Use Your Illusion’ tour all over again. Words: Mark Taylor, Pictures: imc Live and …

A prominent member of AC/DC’s touring company has given us a remarkable insight into what is going on behind the scenes after the band appointed Axl Rose as vocalist in the wake of Brian Johnson’s sad departure from the band. Axl will play 22 dates with AC/DC, the first being …

It’s finally here. ‘Firepower’, the most hotly anticipated Metal album of 2018 has arrived and it lives up to and surpasses all expectations. Judas Priest: ‘Firepower’ Released: 9th March 2018 (Columbia) Words: Johnny Churchill Judas Priest’s eighteenth studio album brings together the sound and fury of classic albums past into …

Born 8th March 1956 in East Ham London, Clive Burr first made a name for himself on the rising New Wave of British Heavy Metal Scene when he joined Samson as a drummer in 1977 who later featured Bruce Dickinson who would later become the vocalist of Iron Maiden. Words: …