2008

Herbie Herbert
March 2008: Legendary Journey manager Herbie talks about building the band, his struggles with Steve Perry, his love for Neal Schon and everything in-between, including his opinion on the band since his last big interview in 2001.


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Kevin Chalfant
February 2008: Much loved AOR vocalist Kevin talks about his new Journey covers album, his experiences with the band, plus his solo career, The Storm, Shooting Star and more.


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Rik Emmett
February 2008: Another musical legend - Rik Emmett talks about his place in Canadian music history, hell freezing over with Triumph and his new Airtime project.


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Steve Lukather
January 2008: One of the true good guys of this business, Toto guitarist and frontman Steve Lukather talks over the future of the band and his new solo album ever Changing Times. Enlightening and entertaining as always!


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2007

Dennis De Young
August 2007: Dennis DeYoung - a true legend of this business and the former voice of Styx talks about his brand new melodic rock record 100 Years From Now. A unique personality and one who is always a pleasure to interview.


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Cage
August 2007: Cage are one of America's premiere classic heavy metal bands and lead vocalist Sean Peck discusses the brand new album and plans for the future.


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Michele Luppi
September 2007: Italian vocalist Michele Luppi discusses his debut Los Angeles project release, featuring producer Fabrizio Grossi.


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Tommy Shaw
July 2007: Tommy talks in depth about the recent Shaw/Blades record, life on the road with Styx and the ever popular Damn Yankees question.


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Glen Burtnik
July 2007: Glen introduces his new Syncronicity project to all and talks about revisiting the Talking In Code release.


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REO Speedwagon
April 2007: REO frontman Kevin Cronin talks about the new Find Your Own Way Home record in detail and also about life as a recording artist in 2007.


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Jim Peterik
April 2007: AOR legend Jim Peterik talks about the new Pride Of Lions release, upcoming World Stage shows and even a little Survivor talk.


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Jack Blades
March 2007: The Night Ranger frontman talks about the new Hole In The Sun record and also Shaw/Blades and a stack more.


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Kelly Keagy
March 2007: Drummer Kelly talks Night Ranger and his new solo album and the new Scrap Metal project.


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Steelheart
February 2007: Ron & Don Higgins sit down with Steelheart frontman Mili after a local show to get the inside scoop.

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Jon Fiore
June 2007: Jon Fiore talks about the re-issue of the classic Preview album and a little of what went on in recording that record, plus his Fiore project and filling in the gaps between projects.


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2006

Tim Pierce
Dec 2006: Session master Tim Pierce talks about his lengthy career as session guitarist to the stars as well as his time with Rick Springfield.


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James Christian
August 2006: House Of Lords frontman James Christian talks about the band's killer World Upside Down release.


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Richie Zito
October 2006: The man behind so many classic albums (Bad English, Heart, Cheap Trick, Tyketto) talks in detail about his career which started in the late 60s.


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John Waite
July 2006: My fourth John Waite interview. One of my favourite vocalists in the world, but I think this is the weakest of my interviews with John. He struck me as someone struggling a little for inspiration this time around.

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Sammy Hagar
August 2006: After 10 years of waiting, I get my chance to interview one of my own idols - the Red Rocker Sammy Hagar.


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Queensryche
May 2006: Guest interview - Mick Ward interviews one of his idols - Geoff Tate.



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Survivor
May 2006: Survivor guitarist Frankie Sullivan talks about just about everything and answers all the questions I throw at him, including the new album Reach.

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Survivor
May 2006: Survivor frontman (since departed the band) Jimi Jamison talks...but not about much.

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The New Cars
April 2006: Guest interview - Mitch Lafon interviews The New Cars

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David Readman
April 2006: Guest interview - Sven Horlemann interviews David Readman.

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Diving For Pearls
Late 2005: It took a while to get this transcribed, but here is my chat late last year with Diving For Pearls frontman Danny Malone.

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Carl Palmer
April 2006: Guest interview - David Iozzia interview's Asia's Carl Palmer.

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Toto
April 2006: UPDATED! Parts 3 and 4 of the 2006 Toto interviews.

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Richard Black
January 2006: Shark Island frontman Richard Black breaks a long silence to talk about the colourful history of one of LA's most infamous bands.

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2005

Bruce Turgon
December 2005: I talk with Bruce Turgon - the man behind Shadow King and a new debut solo album Outside Looking In.

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Steve Perry
December 2005: Mitch Lafon kindly allows me to print his interview with Journey vocalist Steve Perry.

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Stratovarius
August 2005: I talk with Stratovarius' Timo Koltipelto, who discusses the band's reformation and their chance to put past troubles behind them.

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HammerFall
August 2005: Lucas Aykroyd of Vancouver, Canada talks to HammerFall guitarist Oscar Dronjak.

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Balance II
October 2005: The Balance Interviews. First up - founder and guitarist Brian Moritz.

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Marcie Free
July 2005: The legendary Marcie Free talks for the very first time about her music, career and the future.

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Journey
July 2005: The 2005 Journey interviews - all five members interviewed and interrogated. Deen Castronovo interview online now.

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Freddy Curci
August 2005: From his best known role as frontman of Alias, to his roots fronting Sheriff, through the solo years, the Alias demos and back to his new project Zion Freddy covers it all in this new interview.

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Tesla
March 2005: Troy Lucketta talks to Ron & Don Higgins about the Tesla acoustic tour and a few other upcoming Tesla plans.

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Mark Kendall
March 2005: Great White's guitarist talks about going solo, The Station Family Fund and even Van Halen!


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Starbreaker
March 2005: Tony Harnell and Magnus Karlsson talk about the birth of a new band, getting it recorded and what's in store for their respective bands TNT and Last Tribe.

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Stuart Smith
April 2005: Stuart Smith talks Heaven & Earth - re-issues, missing singers and former loves....it's all here.


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Glenn Hughes
February 2005: Glenn Hughes in depth - talking Soul Mover, Iommi/Hughes and his hatred for getting colds! MP3 Interview.

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Joe Lynn Turner
February 2005: Joe Lynn Turner talks about the usual suspects - a new solo album, Yngwie and of course, Richie Blackmore, plus lots more!

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2004

Andy Johns
Archive Interview: First time run for this exclusive in-depth interview from 2003 with legendary record producer Andy Johns.

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Gotthard
July 2004: Interview with Steve Lee by Sven Horlemann - from the Bang Your Head Festival 2004.

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Dokken
July 2004: Ron & Don Higgins take up special duties for the site and interrogate Dokken guitarist Jon Levin about the band's new album Hell To Pay.

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Magnum
July 2004: Interview with Tony Clarkin & Bob Catley by Sven Horlemann - from the Bang Your Head Festival 2004.

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Steve Lukather
May 2004: The legendary Toto guitarist lays it all on the line. Featuring hilarious insights into his career and life with Toto and talk of the singers, the record labels, the current musical climate and more.
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Eric Martin
January 2004: Eric Martin talks about his current solo album Destroy All Monsters, a new project with Jack Blades, that Mr. Big tribute album and life in general....

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Jack Blades
February 2004: This is my forth official interview with Jack and he remains as entertaining as ever - talking about his current passion, a new solo album.

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Danny Danzi
March 2004: Danny Danzi is one of the more popular personalities on the rock scene and in this interview provides some interesting and honest insights into the making of his new solo album.
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Keith Olsen
2003: Famed record producer Keith Olsen talks in detail about the life of a producer, his experiences working with many artists and about the record industry's battle with file sharing.
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Bret Michaels
January 2004: Ron & Don Higgins take over to interview Bret Michaels about all things Poison and solo.

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2003

Ricky Phillips
December 2003: Ricky Phillips talks about joining Styx and his new role in the band. This is his first interview since joining the band!

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Duran Duran
December 2003: Andy Taylor talks about life on the road with Duran Duran in 2003, his solo career and most importantly, all things Duran, including touring and their upcoming album.
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Vertigo
November 2003: Joseph Williams talks in detail about the new Vertigo project and the songs contained within. Throw in a little Toto and some Beautiful Music.

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Pride Of Lions
October 2003: A conversation with Jim Peterik and Toby Hitchcock on the debut Pride Of Lions album. where Toby has been hiding and what's in store for fans of great AOR.
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Harem Scarem
September 2003: Harry Hess talks about the new Harem album Higher, screaming on two new songs and his place in the world.

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Gregg Fulkerson
August 2003: Gregg Fulkerson talks to me about Attraction 65, life after Blue Tears and the long road inbetween. I think you will agree that Gregg's one of the nice guys of rock.
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Gary Hughes
August 2003: Gary Hughes talks in depth about how to write your own rock opera and the work involved in getting it ready to release.

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Brian McDonald
May 2003: Brian McDonald talks in detail about his epic new solo record Voyage and the work that went into creating the music.

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Glenn Hughes
May 2003: Glenn Hughes talks passionately about his place in the world and his killer new solo album and the upcoming HTP2 album.

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2002
The Insider Interview
November 2002: The insider answers a whole range of questions regarding business practices of the major labels and how different aspects of the record industry work.
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Unruly Child
December 2002: Bruce Gowdy and Guy Allison in conversation, online, talking about the origins of UC and the band's 2 current releases - the archive release and the new studio album.
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Jeff Scott Soto
November 2002: After rocking hard for over 15 years, Prism is only Jeff's second solo album. Read why now is the time Jeff has decided to concentrate on himself..
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Tony Harnell
November 2002: Tony Harnell worked harder than ever to make the new Westworld a very melodic album and the results have paid off handsomely. The following interview dissects the album...
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John Kalodner
September 2002: Exclusive! A&R legend John Kalodner, the man behind Aerosmith, Journey, Foreigner plus Geffen and Portrait Records.

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Jack Russell
October 2002: Jack Russell talks about his current solo release For You, why Great White ran it's course and what's next.

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Johnny Gioeli
September 2002: Hardline frontman Johnny Gioeli talks Hardline II and all the details behind the comeback album. And what about the Brunette movie?!!

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Eric Martin
June 2002: Eric Martin lays it all bare - Mr. Big, solo, Van Halen, Rainbow, Rush and more! One of my favourite ever interviews. A long but worthy read.

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Mecca - Joe Vana
February 2002: Mecca founder, writer and vocalist Joe talks about who he is and where he's from.

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Mecca - Jim Peterik
February 2002: Jim Peterik talks in detail about co-writing the Mecca album and his producers role.

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Mecca - Fergie Frederiksen
February 2002: Former Toto vocalist Fergie talks about how he got involved with the band.

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Mecca - Thom Griffin
February 2002: Former Trillion vocalist Thom Griffin talks about his role in Mecca.

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Mecca - Mike Aquino
February 2002: Mike is the guitarist behind Mecca and has also worked with World Stage.

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Mecca - David Hungate
February 2002: Former Toto bassist and massive session player David Hungate talks bass and his role Mecca.

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Glenn Hughes
January 2002: I caught up with Glenn Hughes late last year. Glenn was still full of animation and happy to chat about his other current album Building The Machine.
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John Waite
December 2001: Interview #2 with John Waite - the last coming a couple of years back now. Once again, with John in fine form, one of the more enjoyable interviews I have conducted.
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2001
Eric Bazilion
October 2001: The serious man of rock n roll, with his inspired lyrics and honest outlook on life is really a great interview and one I enjoyed immensely.
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Queensryche - Geoff Tate
October 2001: Guest Interviewer, fellow Aussie Justin Donnelly, takes a few moments to nut out some interesting answers from Queensryche's lead man, Geoff Tate.
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Loverboy - Mike Reno
2000: "...You know how they are; they're just a bunch of fuckin' idiots. I don't know what else to say, because it's the truth. I have very little use for these pigs; however, there's no hard feelings..."!
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Kelly Keagy
May 2001: Night Ranger, World Stage, King Of Hearts and now solo, Kelly talks solo, playing The Gods and writing his great new album Time Passes.
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Giant - David Huff
April 2001: Giant are own of melodic rock's finest ever bands. Drummer David Huff talks for the first time exclusively to me about the new Giant record and the possibility of even better things to come.
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Journey - Neal Schon
April 2001: A special trilogy of interviews with the guys of Journey. All three interviews were conducted the week before Arrival was to be released in the USA.
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Journey - Jonathan Cain
April 2001: A special trilogy of interviews with the guys of Journey. All three interviews were conducted the week before Arrival was to be released in the USA.
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Journey - Steve Augeri
April 2001: A special trilogy of interviews with the guys of Journey. All three interviews were conducted the week before Arrival was to be released in the USA.
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2000
David Coverdale
2000: This interview also took a while to get online! But I hope it was worth the wait.
The great man himself in fine vocal form....
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Johnny Gioeli
August 2000: Johnny Gioeli talks about making it rich, the Internet and all things Hardline and Axel Rudi Pell. Brunette even gets a mention.
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Mitch Malloy
September 2000: Mitch opens his heart about his brush with Van Halen and more importantly he talks about and describes in detail his new, long anticipated studio album Shine.
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Hair Of The Dog
May 2000: Ryan Cook - lead vocalist of US hard rockers Hair Of The Dog - talking about one of the years best and most uptempo albums.
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Styx - Dennis De Young
March 2000: One of the most genuine people I have ever interviewed is Dennis De Young. I thought it was time he got some online time to have his say and this is it.
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Night Ranger - Jeff Watson
March 2000: Hear from Jeff on his great Around The Sun record, a new instrumental album, Night Ranger's 20th anniversary and some assorted other ramblings!
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Toto - David Paich
March 2000: Toto's keyboard master David Paich in good spirits and looking forward to continuing the promotion of the band's current album Mindfields.

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Robin McAuley
January 2000: You just know you are off to a good start when you tell the guy on the end of the phone 'I have been looking forward to talking about you career...' and he answers '...What's left of it!'
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Paul Shortino
January 2000: Catch up on the latest information from LA resident and hard rocking vocalist Paul Shortino and his new partner Jimmy Crespo.
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Jimi Jamison
January 2000: It was a pleasure to finally catch up again with one of the legends of melodic rock. Talking Survivor, naming rights and solo...
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1999
Tom Cochrane
September 1999: Being a long time and avid fan of Tom's work, I tried to cover everything, only to find Tom more than willing to talk and then added even more!

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Steelhouse Lane - Keith Slack
February 2000: Keith Slack has to be one the greatest new singers of melodic rock. The voice behind two incredible Steelhouse Lane albums and last seen on tour with Michael Schenker.
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James Christian
1999: My first formal interview with James, done at the time of the re-issue of his cool solo album.

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Rubber - Harry Hess
1999: Talking with Harry about the new Scarem/Rubber album that is a radical shift in direction for the band.

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John Sykes
July 1999: A great extended chat with the one time Whitesnake guitarist and Blue Murder frontman.

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John Waite
1999: My second interview with John Waite - speaking after his move to Los Angeles and in the lead up to the release of When You Were Mine.
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Jim Peterik
February 1999: My first chat with songwriting legemnd and Survivor main man Jim Peterik. An interview that remains one of my favourite.
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Giant - Dann Huff
1999: Another first time interview - and another legend of the AOR world. Singer, songwriter and producer extrordinaire.
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1998
Glenn Hughes
July 1998: Mt first of several phone interviews with Glenn was conducted with another mate of mine (a 20 year Highes fan) on a second line.
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Joe Lynn Turner
July 1998: Glenn Hughes one day - Joe the next. Two greats of the melodic hard rock world.

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Danny Wilde
July 1998: What better way to spend 5am one winter morning by calling Danny Wilde!
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Ian Gillan
June 1998: Talking with Ian Gillan, one realizes that he is not your average rock n roll star. This is a man who appreciates thw world around him.
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Neal Schon
June 1998: An audience with the legend Neal Schon. This is an interview that I have made maybe two dozen phone calls to get and one that I have anticipated for weeks.
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Dare - Darren Wharton
May 1998: Live in Munich, I caught up with Darren after the showcase gig that launched the long awaited third Dare record.
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Toto - Steve Lukather
April 1998: Steve Lukather talks about the new Toto XX compilation, and talks tough about MTV: 'They have single handedly ruined the entire art of music...'

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Jon Fiore
Aptil 1998: Jon Fiore on working with the legend that is Harem Scarem,
the new album, and the 'down' years of rock n roll.
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Jack Blades
February 1998: Jack and the boys from Night Ranger are back! The new album '7' is released in Japan March 28. Here is the lowdown on the sound.
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Jack Blades
May 1997: Night Ranger's comeback album Neverland is just about to be released. Jack talks about the album and more.
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1997
Jack Blades
November 1996: My very first chat with one of my favourite frontmen and singers ever. Not to mention an all round good guy.
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The Spinatras
December 1997: Ross The Boss has played on abunch of classic rock albums. Now he is doing it all again with an attitude drenched punk rock outfit called the Spinatras.
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Journey - Jonathan Cain
December 1997: Through all the rumours ad all the secrecy comes a personal interview with Jonathan Cain, keyboard player in the great AOR act. This is basically what is the story up till now.
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Rick Springfield
June 1997: This is an exclusive interview! We follwed his career from the early days, to the dark places of the last couple of years. This is one great read!

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Chris Ousey
December 1997: Chris Ousey is the classic English voice behind three great bands. Virginia Wolf, Heartland and now The Distance. Chris talks about all three.
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Steve Stevens
December 1997: Steve Stevens on what he considers his best and worst records, and just what has happened to the Billy Idol reunion?
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Beggars & Thieves
September 1997: On the line from Las Vegas, the guys talk about the record label round about, the frustrations of being rock stars in the 90's and even their 2nd and upcoming 3rd albums.
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John Waite
August 1997: Interview number 1 with the rock legend. Finally the man speaks out on Bad English, his 1987 album Rovers Return and more!
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Brian Howe
June1997: Brian called it a day with Bad Co. and has started a solo career. His debut album is 'Tangled In Blue'. But what happened to Bad Co?
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Jimi Jamison
April 1997: The voice of Survivor is back, and after facing some difficult times, Jimi Jamison fights back! Strong words, strong thoughts, and maybe even a new record later this year!
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Ricky Philips
January 1997: Ricky talks about working with all the above, a new project with Jeff Scott Soto, and in great detail about former band mate John Waite.
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James Christian
February 1997: The mighty voice behind the legendary House Of Lords! James also has a great solo record out, is working on a new one and has a new compilation out.
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1996
Glen Burtnik
February 1996: Prior to the release of Glen's new solo disc 'Palookaville', I asked him why did he sound solo in Styx, what happened to A&M, and why has it been so long?.
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Eddie Money
November 1995: Eddie Money at his finest, in an open interview about the blues he's feeling, the good ol' days - 'Man that was two rehabs and two ex-wives ago!'
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