Rock Episodes

July 2, 2020

71: The one with James Toseland

Two-time World Superbike Champion and former MotoGP rider, James Toseland, admits that it’s a long was to the top if you want to …

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June 29, 2020

70: The one with Black Star Riders' Ricky Warwick

Ricky Warwick is the ‘lad’ from Northern Ireland who got to walk in his hero’s shoes, even though he refuses to admit he wears th…

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June 18, 2020

67: The one with Suzi Quatro

When Suzi Quatro burst onto the music scene in 1973 there were almost no women in rock and certainly none who played bass, sang l…

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June 5, 2020

65: The one with John Coghlan's Quo

Little did drummer John Coghlan know when that he joined Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in the newly-formed band The Spectres b…

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June 4, 2020

64: The one with Blurred Vision's Sepp Osley

In this show I’m joined by Sepp Osley, frontman and co-founder of progressive rock band Blurred Vision the week in which their se…

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May 25, 2020

61: The one with Deep Purple’s Glenn Hughes

This tale is about a true rock original. He’s a vocalist, bassist, a songwriter and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee.  No…

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May 18, 2020

59: The one with Dire Straits' John Illsley

With over 100 million albums, four Grammies, three Brits, an Ivor Novello Award and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of F…

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May 13, 2020

57: The one with Whitesnake’s Bernie Marsden

This tale is about one of the best rock-blues guitarist of his generation. It starts with a boyhood dream and ends with him playi…

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April 23, 2020

55: The one with Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets’ Guy Pratt

He’s the self-confessed Ronnie Corbett of the bass-playing world and, with a career in the music industry spanning almost 40 year…

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April 18, 2020

54: The one with Motörhead’s Phil Campbell

We’re rockin’ the Covid-19 lockdown with a fresh series of interview and where better to start than with the mighty Motörhead. …

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Sept. 15, 2018

50: The one with Pearl Handled Revolver

Pearl Handled Revolver have the blues or rather psychedelic, heavy rock, blues. And after four EPs, three studio albums, and thei…

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Sept. 10, 2018

48: The one with The Quireboys’ Paul Guerin

Guitarist Paul Guerin has been a major player on the international music scene for over twenty years. He’s played alongside Th…

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Aug. 31, 2017

38: The one with Flesh For Lulu’s Michael Steed

Multi-instrumentalist Michael Steed has contributed bass, keyboards, and even penny whistle to some classic recordings as a full …

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Aug. 23, 2017

37: The one with The Jesus And Mary Chain's Jim Reid

The Jesus and Mary Chain have been back in the studio for the first time in 2 decades facing the difficulties of recording togeth…

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July 21, 2017

35: The one with The Philistine’s David Donley

I’m joined by multi-instrumentalist and punk aficionado David Donley. He’s played with almost everyone who’s anyone as well as be…

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