The ultimate weekly classic rock show packed full of features, including big name interviews, all the latest news about your favourite golden era rockers, song recommendations, quizzes and fascinating rock facts too! Everything the classic rock fan needs!
Hosted by Paul Stephenson, a UK radio veteran, this high quality, comprehensive classic rock podcast won't disappoint! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, just search for Vintage Rock Pod!
18. Geoff Downes - ASIA / YES / Buggles
Geoff Downes has had an incredible life and career, effortlessly succeeding in pop, new wave, prog and rock as part of groups like The Buggles, Yes and Asia! Hear him talk about all the highlights in this wide ranging interview, including news on his new album and possible future releases featuring bandmate John Whetton who sadly passed away a few years ago.
17. Lee Aaron - Canadian Show
Lee Aaron was one of the few successful hard rock female vocalists of the 80s, going multi-platinum in Canada and having hit records across Europe. In this insightful interview hear her tell us openly about her early life and musical influences, gruelling tours, falling out of love with her hit songs, going bankrupt, bouncing back in the jazz world and then returning to rock with a new album on the horizon!
Also on this episode you can test your knowledge in our Canadian Rock Quiz as Editor in Chief of Canadian Musician Magazine, Mike Raine, takes part!
16. Pete Agnew - Nazareth
His band has been rocking for over 50 years, inspired Axl Rose, released what is seen as the first rock ballad and had one of the biggest selling singles in Norway's history! In this episode you'll hear an interview with charismatic Scottish rocker, PETE AGNEW from NAZARETH! He tells wonderful stories which include Deep Purple and Guns n Roses plus plans for a new album and his thoughts on retirement!
Also on this episode you'll hear from the very talented IAN DANTER! Best known for presenting across the UK on talkSPORT and Planet Rock, Ian has been involved in the rock music industry for years playing in many bands and releasing two solo albums too. Hear how he gets on when he takes part in the Vintage Rock Pod Quiz!
15. John Parr
He shot to number 1 around the world with his hit single "St Elmo's Fire" and his story is incredible! He's written hit songs for the likes of Meat Loaf, Roger Daltrey and Tom Jones and recorded songs for other massive movies like The Running Man, Quicksilver and 3 Men And A Baby... but in our interview he talks about much much more too! Like his 19 year court case that left him unable to work and £150,000 in debt, becoming a family man and seeing both his sons become World Champion martial artists and winning the worlds most famous dog show, Crufts! Also on the show we hear the latest rock news from Tim Peacock, Dietrich from 'That Song From That Movie' podcast takes on the Rock Music in movies quiz and much more!
14. Joe Lynn Turner - Rainbow / Deep Purple
He grew up during the height of the British Invasion of the United States, regularly watching Led Zeppelin, The Animals, The Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart and others performing live. His favourite group though was Deep Purple... fast forward a few years and he'd earned his place as the charismatic frontman of Rainbow, Ritchie Blackmore's incredible group, and then, with the full classic line-up of Blackmore, Lord, Glover and Paice, he fulfilled his dream and became the lead singer of the band he so admired when he was younger - Deep Purple! With incredible stories ranging from his childhood, his time in these monumental bands, other projects that should've received so much more attention, right through to the present day, this captivating chat with Joe Lynn Turner is not to be missed!
Special: Rock Fans & Playlist Update
In this special episode we speak to rock fans around the world to get their stories. Velina from Bulgaria, Joseph and Leah in America and Tim from England all talk about how they first got into rock music, their favourite bands, concerts, albums and more. Plus we update our special Spotify playlist, compiled of songs as chosen by the rock stars themselves. In this update we hear from Klaus Meine from the Scorpions, Suzi Quatro, Steve Harley, Steve Hackett of Genesis and Steve Diggle from Buzzcocks as they each add a track from their back catalogue to our unique playlist. You can find the playlist here https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2hM7XYDDefdizOgEuILFm7?si=FEvQ82bpSEuB4MBxI3qutQ Hit follow so you can see all the other songs that get added as we go!