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In my youth I would do anything rather than having a proper job. I tried all manner of low life occupations from toilet cleaning to bass playing. Somewhere between the two on the social scale came being a film extra. An extra is like being an actor but you don’t …
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My wish for 2013 would be another Kiss album before the end of the year. ‘Monster’ was great, I’m looking forward to the European tour in the Summer and I’m sure they’ll be touring the world well into Autumn but I still want more. They’d probably say they didn’t have …
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As a session player the idea is that you don’t judge the music or its motives. You just play your part, get paid and go home. They haven’t hired you to critique their work or to insult them. Sometimes it’s really difficult to bite your tongue though. Sometimes your conscience …
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This is not just a review of a rock album for me. This is a bit more serious. Kiss means a lot to me. I’m one of those hardcore fanatics. I say that, yet the last few original albums they’ve done haven’t done much for me. You’d have to go …
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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? …
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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 …
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I’ve been in the music industry a while now doing different things and young bands sometimes ask me for advice. My answers aren’t often helpful, but they don’t know that so they still ask. Sometimes young musicians ask about about managers and producers. It’s always the same three questions. What …
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Last December all the MetalTalk.net writers were asked to name some bands they tipped for good things this year. I didn’t send in an answer. They ask that every year. I never send in an answer. It’s not that I don’t know which band is going to be cooler than …
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The London HMV Forum (or Town And Country Club as it was) is a great rock venue in North London. I’ve seen tons of top gigs there including Dio, Anthrax, Queensryche, Mr Big, Living Colour, W.A.S.P and Motörhead. It’s a great venue with a lot of history, and it’s one …
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Years ago, we’d just finished recording the Bruce Dickinson album ‘Skunkworks’ and I had a night off so I went to see Ozzy Osbourne playing at Nottingham Rock City. It was a great gig. The band was Joe Holmes on guitar, Geezer Butler on bass and the late Randy Castillo …
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