The Classic Rock Podcast

News Reviews and Features every Month


Press Review

June/July 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 talk Thunder with Luke Morley.

In this edition of "The Classic Rock Podcast" Luke Morley of Thunder joins us to talk about the latest album "All The Right Noises" and to look back on a 4 decade career with the band.
Kansas release a new album at the end of May "Live and Beyond" we have exclusive new tracks from the album ahead of an exclusive interview with Ronnie Platt in the next edition.
We also have features on Uriah Heep as "Look at Yourself" celebrates it's 50th anniversary and Asia who release a new boxset this month of the re-union albums.
To close this month we have a new track from John Lodge of Moody Blues.

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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