A right old mixed bag this week. From British hard rock to Norwegian black metal, via NWOBHM-influenced Canadians, some proggie reissues and a massive book on one of the biggest bands in the world. Time to break out the wheels of steel.
West Country retro-rockers Reef are back in the saddle after seven years away. Previewing a six-date UK tour, also a spot at the Isle Of Wight Festival that was announced after this interview took place, frontman Gary Stringer advises to enjoy the reunion while it lasts as no long-term plans have been made.
Buckcherry guitarist Keith Nelson wants to produce Aerosmith.