Robin George is one of those figures in rock history who can claim to have worked with some of the biggest names around. But when it came to his own career, it was a case of right man, wrong place. Or was it wrong man, right place? Whatever, all’s explained below. All the previous Cult Heroes are here.
They could have been the UK’s answer to Rush. But ended up almost forgotten. Birmingham’s Money had the talent and ambition. But every step they took forward led to two backwards. Bad luck? Bad decisions? Bad advice? You decided, as we present the latest in our Cult Heroes series. Check out all previous Cult Heroes.
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.
This week we take a look at a one-album wonder. Angel Witch might have had a career that goes back to 1977, carries on to this day and includes five studio albums, but as far as most are concerned it’s all about their debut. Check out all the previous Cult Heroes.
Time for everything to reach a suitable crescendo. We review Magnum, Uriah Heep, Argent and Marillion on the Prog stage. Clutch, Opeth and Down on the Metal Hammer stage. And Joe Bonamassa, Down ‘N’ Outz and ELP on the main stage.
Uriah Heep will be playing their iconic 1972 album Demons And Wizards in its entirety at this weekend’s High Voltage festival.