Four young blokes from Liverpool go out into the big, bad world to make their musical mark. Heard that one before? Well, this time we’re not talking about Beatles, but Spider, creeping and crawling along the NWOBHM web. Never huge news, they still do well enough for some to shed a tear or two at their memory. Why? Read on…oh, and check out all the past Cult Heroes here.
It may seem odd to include a band who had hit singles and successful albums in this series. But Atomic Rooster have been all but forgotten over the past three decades. Time to redress the balance, and celebrate the Rooster booster in the latest in this Cult Heroes series. Check out all the other Cult Heroes.
As the UK is the grip of the worst freeze since 1981, we thought it was time to take a look back at the last time everywhere was white and slippery, and public transport was about as mobile as a comatose snail. Come inside for 10 rock-related things that happened 29 years ago…