This week’s Cult Heroes looks at the rather up-and-down career of southern confederate rockers Doc Holliday. Back in the late 1970s and early 1980s, a whole crop of American southern rock bands – such as The Allman Brothers, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Blackfoot, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Outlaws, Molly Hatchet and .38 Special – were regularly breaking into the US Top 30 album charts and selling millions of records. So where do…
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.
Well, we might be blowing own trumpet here, but there’s no getting away from the undeniable fact that Day One of Classic Rock’s High Voltage festival was a spectacular success. Come inside to find out if Day Two matches up, with reviews of The Reasoning, Lethargy, The Quireboys, Audrey Horne, Wishbone Ash, UFO, High On Fire, Steve Hackett and Bachman Turner.
Europe guitarist John Norum has told Classic Rock what he thought of the mega hit The Final Countdown when he first heard it.