The Classic Rock Podcast

News Reviews and Features every Month


Press Review

January/February 2022

Here's a quick look at the front pages of some of the rock music press for this month to listen in to the press review then tune into the podcast by clicking on the playlist link at the top of the page.


Welcome to the Classic Rock Podcast

Every month we round up whats been making the news, in the press review we look at who is writing about what as well as featuring some of the best classic and new music we also delve back in time with classic archive interviews.
Below you can find trailers for the most recent podcasts you can find access to all the available podcasts via the playlist link at the top of the page.

This Month Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad

In this edition of the show our special guest is Mark Farner the voice and primary lyricist of Grand Funk Railroad he joins us to talk about the phenomenon that was GFR who rose to stardom in 1969 and became America's self styled "band of the people". Also this month 50 years of Led Zeppelin 4 and new music from Deep Purple and Saxon

This month special guest is Geoff Downes of Yes

In this months podcast we talk exclusively to keyboard legend Geoff Downes about the new Yes album and we here new and classic tracks from Yes and Asia.
Plus we look back at the 1984 reunion of Deep Purple hearing from the band in 84 and Metallica release the remastered edition of the "Black" album we hear from James Hetfield from 91 talking about the album.
And Iron Maiden listen below.


In this edition of the podcast I am joined by Don Dokken as we look ahead to a new album coming out in 2022 and we take a trip back in time to 80's LA to talk about life on the strip playing alongside the likes of Van Halen, Judas Priest, Quiet Riot and the rise to superstardom playing sold out arena tours and selling over 10 million albums worldwide

Doug Aldrich and Dave Brock guest this month

 Doug Aldrich joins me to talks about Dead Daisies, the new incarnation with Glenn Hughes the album Holy Ground and the upcoming UK Tour. Plus Deep Purple return and we head down to the farm to chat with Dave Brock of Hawkwind about the band the latest album the future and his favourite Lemmy memories.


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