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Recent Interviews

Joseph Williams

FEATURE INTERVIEW: JOSPEPH WILLIAMS – NEW ALBUM

The second of two interviews with Joseph Williams, here Joseph talks about is new album released February 2021. Originally aired in January 2021 as an hour special with music.

Steve Lukather & Joseph Williams. Photo by Alex Solca.

FEATURE INTERVIEW: JOSEPH WILLIAMS – TOTO SHOW

The first of two interviews with Joseph Williams. Originally aired back-to-back with a Steve Lukather hour in November 2020, Joseph talks about the new Toto line up and the global stream concert event. Reflections also on childhood memories of the …

Steve Lukather

FEATURE INTERVIEW: STEVE LUKATHER – NEW ALBUM

The second of two interviews with Steve, following our chat on the Toto live stream show in November 2020, were Steve talks about his new solo album. Originally aired in January 2021 as an hour special with music.

When Rivers Meet

SHORT INTERVIEW: WHEN RIVERS MEET

The second of two interviews in as many months with this fine rising band. This, a rather playful chat over Zoom, Grace reacts to the band’s shortlisting for four industry awards. She also talks about the music that has inspired …

Massive Wagons

FEATURE INTERVIEW: MASSIVE WAGONS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

As part of our Earache Christmas cracker, an interview with long-standing faves Massive Wagons, Here we hear from Barry Mills about a year in review for the band, a story of reacting to adversity and innovating.

Inglorious

FEATURE INTERVIEW: INGLORIOUS

Nathan James talks about the making of the band’s fourth studio album ‘We Will Ride,’ creating music during lockdown and forward-looking plans for the year ahead.

FEATURE INTERVIEW: DOUG ALDRICH

The Dead Daisies are back for 2021 with a new album, a new sound and the voice of Glenn Hughes. This interview takes us back to summer 2020 as we re-emerged from the first Covid lockdown. The Dead Daisies were …

Crawford Mack

FEATURE INTERVIEW: CRAWFORD MACK

An insightful and engaging fireside chat with Crawford about his music journey to date – and his take on the state of the music scene as we start 2021, including the positive tangible role of music and the arts to …

Lyoness

FEATURE INTERVIEW: LYONESS

In January 2021, we kicked off our sixth annual New Horizons series with an insightful chat with Lyoness – a story of adapting, reinvention and creating despite the challenges of a global pandemic.

Brad Marr

FEATURE INTERVIEW: MASSIVE IN THE KITCHEN

A feature interview from December 2020, Brad talks from Germany about the band’s new cooking, life in lockdown, new music plans and balancing work and home life as a parent.

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FRIDAY ROCKSHOW – 3 April

In such challenging times, my Friday show is dedicated to the NHS, the amazing work being done by amazing people to save lives. Album and

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