As we get ready to hit 2011, Classic Rock gets out its crystal ball to make a few predictions. Don’t blame us if none of these happen, but here goes:
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.
Can you believe that nearly half the world’s population has already heard Slade’s evergreen Merry Xmas Everybody this year?
Even the biggest stars in rock have humble musical origins. So Classic Rock thought it was time to namecheck those bands who gave our heroes a leg over… erm, a leg up! Obscure they may be. But this is where it all began for…