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Cover of Pete Way book, by Ross Halifin

Ross Halfin is to release a 240 page book celebrating the life of Pete Way this December, through Rufus Publishing. Compiled by Mark Blake, the book contains many classic and unseen photos by Halfin and features some exclusive new interviews. Ross told MetalTalk: “Of all the people I’ve known over …
Ozzy, Pete Way, Andy Parker

I first became aware of UFO early in their career at a youth club in Harlow in Essex where I grew up. We had a great rock room known as ‘the blues room’ away from the main hall playing chart and pop music. Words and Photos: Tony Mottram I had …
Pete Way RIP

Iconic bass player Pete Way founder of UFO, Waysted, Fastway and, most recently, The Pete Way Band has died. A statement on Pete’s Facebook page tonight reads: “He sustained life threatening injuries in an accident two months ago but fought hard until finally succumbing to those injuries at 11.35am BST …
Paul Chapman. (9 June 1954 – 9 June 2020)

Welsh fretboard wizard Paul ‘Tonka’ Chapman, best known for his work with UFO, Lone Star and Waysted, has tragically died on his 66th birthday (9th June). The musician’s family confirmed the sad news on his Facebook page. The statement read: “It is with a heavy heart writing this, today is …
Photo of Vinnie Moore, UFO

Support came from the little known Russian rockers with the unimaginative name of Reds Cool. They’re a throwback to 80s rock and a little too close to Gorky Park for comfort. They’re largely uninspiring except for ‘Strangers Eyes’ which smacked of commercial clout; a saving grace. UFO are stuck between …
Cover of Pete Way book Fastride

Pete Way, former UFO and Ozzy Osbourne bassist and original member of Fastway, the band he never played in that bares his name, is to release his “warts and all” autobiography on 2nd February 2017 and those warts look pretty damn big from here. Pete’s book is going to be …