Robin George is one of those figures in rock history who can claim to have worked with some of the biggest names around. But when it came to his own career, it was a case of right man, wrong place. Or was it wrong man, right place? Whatever, all’s explained below. All the previous Cult Heroes are here.
The latest in our Cult Heroes series deals with the strange story of the band everybody tipped for the big time, only for them to inexplicably split up. The band are Silverhead, who for the first time reveal what actually happened. Check out all the previous Cult Heroes.
This week, Mick remembers the late David Byron and Keith Moon, expresses relief at Abbey Road Studios being saved, recalls meeting Kris Kristofferson, celebrates the Nordoff Robbins charity, listens to Coverdale Page and has something to say about the Number 25 bus route. Oh, and some football club called Spurs win a match!
This week, Mick looks at the state of the music industry, comments on the death of one-time Heep bassist Gary Thain’s mum, remembers the late David Byron, ponders about heavy metal as a religion – oh, and mentions some footie team called Spurs! Check out Mick’s previous columns here.