This week, we’ve new studio albums from Accept (who are very Accept-like), It Bites and Ian Anderson’s Jethro Tull. A live Enid offering, loads of Roadmaster and Foghat reissues – and more.
Barclay James Harvest
This week, we take a look at Woolly Wolstenholme, who so sadly died a couple of days ago. Never given the wider respect he deserved, his work with Barclay James Harvest makes him a worthy Cult Hero. You can check out all past Cult Heroes here.
How could a genteel, classically inspired new band expect to compete with the manic punk movement in the mid-70s? But the story of The Enid is far from being a lovely stroll in the fields, sniffing the flowers and making nice music for tea drinkers. This has violence, insanity and more than a touch of controversy. Malcolm Dome explains out why The Enid deserve to be hailed as Cult Heroes.…
In the latest of our ongoing series Then And Now, Xavier Russell looks at one of the great dinosaurs of British rock, Bad Company, travelling back to Olympia 1976 and then forward to Wembley 2010. Check out our previous Then And Now features on Lynyrd Skynyrd and Kiss.