This week sees the welcome swing back into action of two classic American names, a compilation from another bunch of US masters. A book soundtrack putt. A newish eagle-eyed all girl band and a member of Trust holes out on a solo release.
This week, we cross into Canada to hear the tale of the band who were thrash before anyone else, yet never got any credit for that pioneering spirit. This is Exciter, the band whom history (and so many fans of the genre) forgot. Read all other Cult Heroes here.
Classic Rock’s been going through a load of CDs over the past week, ones that pile up unlistened, as you tend to go for the priorities, like those you have to review, or actually just want to enjoy. And as usual, it’s a case of some surprises (good and bad) and others which live up (or down) to expectations.
The Rods guitarist David ‘Rock’ Feinstein has spoken to Classic Rock about the time when Ritchie Blackmore caused a riot – because it looked like it was going to rain.