Former Motorhead guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clarke Dead at 67 – Our Tribute

“RIP Fast Eddie Clarke – 5th October 1950 – 10th January 2018.” He was the last surviving member of Motörhead’s classic trio. Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor (who died in 2015) that introduced Clarke to Lemmy who we also lost in 2015. He was with the band from 1976 until 1982. […]

Actor Donnelly Rhodes of Da Vinci’s Inquest & Battlestar Galactica Dead at 80

A man with an amazing resume going back to the mid-50’s. He was a well known Canadian who had constant work more as a character actor. In the 60’s he had guest roles in the TV show “Maverick with James Garner, “Cheyenne” with Clint Walker, Bonanza, Mr Ed, Wagon Train, […]

Do All The Deaths In Music Scare Ex-Genesis Guitarist Anthony Phillips

It’s been a very sobering situation in Rock and Pop music in the last few years with so many of our heroes dying. It’s certainly a lesson in mortality. I asked Phillips if it’s getting him a little nervous? CLIP Phillips has just released a remastered 2-disc deluxe edition of […]

Moody Blues’ Ray Thomas dead at 76 – Our Tribute

He died at his home after a battle with prostate cancer. His record company released the following statement, “It is with profound sorrow and sadness that Cherry Red Records and Esoteric Recordings regret to announce that Ray Thomas, founder member, flutist and vocalist of the Moody Blues, passed away suddenly […]

Producer Rick Hall, ‘Father of Muscle Shoals Music,’ Dead at 85

He had a wide Brush incorporating many genre’s under his umbrella including everything from Country, R&B and Pop via his Fame studio and publishing company which was responsible for an over 350 million record sales. We were talking tunes like Percy Sledge’s”When a Man Loves a Woman” and hundreds of […]

Bruce Dickinson Discusses His Stress To Stay In Iron Maiden During Mid 80’s

The singer eventually left the band 10 years later in 1993 and returned in 1999 but there were trying times for Dickinson during the band’s “Powerslave” era of 1984-85. He told Loudwire, “I was just very, very mentally exhausted by the whole … grind, if you like, of grinding out […]

Ritchie Blackmore Is Ready To Rejoin Deep Purple in 2018

Is it possible? Could Ritchie Blackmore actually rejoin Deep Purple? According to his wife he is ready. Watch the video for more info. John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 33 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from Broadcasting school as […]