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Now in it’s sixth year and for the second year running the Sunflower Jam is held at the grandoise Royal Albert Hall to raise money in a commitment to improve the treatment and care of patients with pancreatic cancer. The fund rasing charity was set up by Jacky Paice, the …

Although being in one of the loudest bands in the world with Deep Purple, Jon Lord not only had a love of rock ‘n roll but also of classical music which he incorporated into the improvisations of the live sound. In 1969 the management of Deep Purple booked the band …

What is the best invention of all time? I’m not asking which invention is the most useful, what has changed our lives the most or what your personal favourite invention is. I’m asking which invention was so good when it was first produced that it has not been bettered since? …

Led Zeppelin look set to release a live DVD/CD from their reunion concert in London almost five years to the day since it happened. Earlier today Led Zeppelin manager Peter Mensch tweeted: “It’s almost here. I’ve seen it and heard it. almost 5 years to the day.” Back in July …

Brett Micheals has released a teaser of his latest solo single, ‘They Don’t Make An App For That (The App Song)’. The full version of the song will be available on Brett’s new album, ‘Brett Micheals And Friends’, which is due for release this autumn. Who knows – it may …

Rudy Sarzo: “I must keep playing until I play in a free Cuba!” I’m very lucky in that I get to interview quite a few heroes on my TotalRock radio show (www.totalrock.com Thursdays 3-6pm UK time). I’ve grown quite accustomed to it but a couple of weeks back even I …

The Scorpions are on their farewell tour but when this tour actually finishes is open to question as The Scorpions are clearly enjoying themselves and fans from all over the world are demanding more. However ze Scorps have yet to announce dates in the UK and that is one chance …

Dan Reed Thank you all for your positive thoughts on July’s column, and I hope that it helped some gain some insight on the beauty and benefit of where we are heading in a digital world. I thought this month it would be good to address the importance of music, …

GUANO PADANO ‘2’ (Ipecac) Release Date: 27 August 2012 Roxy Some readers might be familiar with Guano Padano as this is their second studio album plus they have toured with Faith No More and Mike Patton has featured on their music in the past and also on this album. Their …

It’s been over 21 years since the king of rock passed away. It’s also been 26 years since Freddie Mercury performed his last ever live show with Queen at Knebworth Park in 1986, a show that I was fortunate enough to attend and a fabulous performance that I still regard …