Bad Company have announced a short run of festival dates for the summer. That’s the good news. The bad news is that all the shows are in mainland Europe.
In the latest of our ongoing series Then And Now, Xavier Russell looks at one of the great dinosaurs of British rock, Bad Company, travelling back to Olympia 1976 and then forward to Wembley 2010. Check out our previous Then And Now features on Lynyrd Skynyrd and Kiss.
This week, the Uriah Heep guitarist celebrates Spurs winning an FA Cup match, grooves to Free while clearing out his son’s room, worries about new airport security measures, looks at record sales stats over the last year, congratulates Muse on winning an art prize, reveals how he tried (and failed) to learn the secrets of drinking vodka, and admires the world’s tallest building…
Bad Company – Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke – are planning to reunite for a tour this year, according to a statement on the band’s website. Meanwhile, drummer Carl Palmer has hinted that Emerson, Lake & Palmer will make a comeback this year, too.