Iron Maiden, Soundgarden, Robert Plant and Ozzy have all picked up Grammy nominations.
The story of The Misunderstood is a true rock ‘n’ roll shambles. A bewildering 1960s tale of broken promises, poverty, draft dodging and insane musical ideas. It’s also the tale of a band who were genuine pioneers, forced to watch as others reaped the benefit. Makes Spinal Tap seem more boring that a 74-minute bass solo! Check out ll the previous Cult Heroes.
Moody-Murray Monsters Of British Rock are to play shows later this year. And who are this lot? Read on…
This week. Mick celebrates the career of Neil Young, looks at the Grammy winners list, sees French film with subtitles, gets back into listening to Baby Animals, Mountain and Black Stone Cherry, gets a new guitar, goes back on the road with Uriah Heep… and sees Spurs slip!
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.