The Classic Rock Podcast

News Reviews and Features every Month


Press Review

April/May 2021

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 a we celebrate the 50th anniversary of 1971.

In this edition of "The Classic Rock Podcast" We go back 50 years to 1971 to celebrate a year which delivered some of rock music's defining releases.
In this edition we will be hearing Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, Jethro Tull, The Who as well as "Glam Rock's first real offering from T Rex and a concept classic from Jethro Tull.
We also remember Steve Clark say goodbye to Leslie West and remember Cozy Powell.

This month we are in conversation with Michael Schenker.

This month I am joined by Michael Schenker to talk about his new album with MSG "Immortal" and we look back on a 50 year career which has included many highlights. We talk about all those who tried to tempt him to join them from the Rolling Stones to Deep Purple and Ozzy Osbourne and what does a "Rock God" do when he isn't playing .
We conclude with a look at who Michael would love to collaborate with and would he join the Scorpions for a farewell tour.

Detroit Legends

In the latest show Detroit legends Suzi Quatro and Alice Cooper and new music from Thunder. Suzi Quatro has a new album out she joins me to talk about a 55 year career in the music industry and a new album her best since the 70's called "The Devil in Me" we hear a selection of tracks from that and we hear from Alice Cooper about his new album "Detroit Stories" .

Classic Rock Podcast March 2021

This month I am talking to Joe Lynn Turner about his debut with Rainbow as "Difficult to Cure " reaches it's 40th birthday and we talk about Joe's career not only with Rainbow but his solo albums, Rising Force, Deep Purple and will Rainbow rise again. Plus this month best selling author Eric Spitznagel talks about his latest book "Rock Stars on the Record" which asks the question "What was the album that inspired you to become a musician/rock star" he went on his own tour asking rock stars and musicians that very question and it illicit's some surprising answers.


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