Uriah Heep are planning to do some songs not heard for ages when they tour the UK next month.
This week, we’ve got some old friends and some new ones. There are two reissues from a great American name, plus new albums from established names in the US and UK. Oh, and a bunch of Swedes who could be major trash rockers soon. And a photo book exposing the history of a band who appear to have been around for nearly forever.
Uriah Heep will be playing their iconic 1972 album Demons And Wizards in its entirety at this weekend’s High Voltage festival.
As part of the build-up to this weekend’s High Voltage festival, Classic Rock visited yesterday’s rehearsals of Uriah Heep and Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash. The former are, of course, going play their 1972 classic album Demons And Wizards in its entirety, with a slide guitar cameo from Micky Moody, whilst MTWA and guest star Ted Turner are set to revise the much beloved Argus (released in the same year –…
So, it’s goodbye from him… this is the last of the weekly columns from Uriah Heep guitarist Mick Box. In his final scribblings, Mick talks about the latest Clint Eastwood movie, his own acting debut, the Pink Floyd vs. EMI court case, mobile phone prying, Cold Chisel, Spurs, the Kray twins and Cruft’s dog show!
This week Mick celebrates Steely Dan, gets interviewed for a heavy metal documentary, reflects on record sales, comments on how mobile phones can be a medical aid, goes to the cinema, wonders about getting drug users to work – and gets nervous about Tottenham Hotspur…
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 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!