Joan Jett & The Blackhearts have been added to the bill for next year’s Sweden Rock Festival.
The latest Then & Now looks at prog rockers Marillion. Xavier Russell was there right at the beginning, but has not clapped eyes on the band since March 1983. So, we sent him along to check out Marillion at the High High Voltage Festival. First off, his review from The Marquee Club, London in 1981 has been reprinted as it originally appeared in Sounds magazine, under the heading: A Return To Kaftans And…
This time, our fave violinist gets to appear on the last Jonathan Ross Show (and nicks his script and swoons at David Beckham), plays the LoveBox festival in her new catsuit (and has males swooning at her) and interviews the man who made that very suit. Read all of Anna’s columns here.
When legendary melodic rockers Foreigner play at High Voltage on July 25, it’ll be their first outdoor show in the UK since the Reading Festival in 1978.
This week Xavier Russell celebrates the career of Nantucket, one of the most underrated melodic hard rock bands of the late 1970s. What was special about them? The Bourbon Baron will explain all… and then you can hear Nantucket for yourself. Check out all of Classic Rock‘s Cult Heroes here.