The Classic Rock Podcast

News Reviews and Features every Month


Press Review

May/June 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 Geoff Downes and Jeff Pilson

Welcome to the latest edition of the show and this month we are talking to Jeff Pilson currently out on the road with Foreigner we talk not only about his current band but also look back on a career with among others Dokken, MSG, Dio plus Heavy Hitters and Black Swan plus Geoff Downes talks about the upcoming Yes tour which will play the entire "Close to the Edge" and we also look at the new Asia "Budokan 83" live boxset which is just about to be released.

This month Michael Schenker returns and Skull Fist

Welcome in this edition of the show Michael Schenker returns with Universal he joins us to talk new album plus 40 years of Assault Attack and Cozy Powell
Zach Slaughter front Canadian power trio Skull Fist they have a new album out "Paid in Full" he looks back at what influenced his career and the new album plus there is a batch of new music from Thunder , Def Leppard and Cats in Space.

Envy Of None

In this edition we talk to Andy Curran founder Of Envy Of None who talks about the band, getting Alex Lifeson involved with the band and a finding a special vocal talent in Maiah Wynne, plus we talk to Kasim Sulton who in the course of his career has worked with some of rock musics biggest selling artists from Bat Out Of Hell with Meat Loaf to Todd Rundgren + Utopia, BOC, Hall + Oates Cheap Trick.....and on an on he has put together a new podcast called "Unsung" the story of a rock star who collapses on stage with a heart attack and thats when the story begins and the fun starts as he returns home to a family that hardly knows him. In between music from Envy of None , Meat Loaf, Rush , Coney Hatch , Slash.

Special Guest Steve Hackett

Welcome to the Classic Rock Show and coming up today its all about Prog, so we have Steve Hackett looking back at "Foxtrot" and the legendary

"Suppers Ready"  plus some of the stories behind the legendary bands and tracks including King Crimson, Rush, Kansas and Van Der Graaf Generator.


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