Rich Davenport’s Rock Show this week features interviews with legendary guitar hero Michael Schenker, EUROPE’s Joey Tempest, Ricky Warwick (The Almighty, Black Star Riders) and Western Sand, and is now available for streaming below.
In the first hour, Michael Schenker discusses the new Temple of Rock album, “Spirit on a Mission”, and selects 3 tracks which reflect the record’s diversity. Michael also talks about the band’s touring plans for 2015, and confirms that he would like Temple of Rock to be seen as a band in its own right, like UFO or the Scorpions.
Also in the first hour, rising UK rockers Western Sand, who supported Michael Schenker’s Temple of Rock on their UK tour last December, talk about their new EP “Cut You Down To Size”, their touring plans, and their Southern Rock influences.
Part 2 kicks off with Europe’s Joey Tempest, who looks at the writing and recording of their new release “War of Kings”, which the band have described as the album they always wanted to make. Joey also chooses 2 songs from “War of Kings”
And The Almighty / Black Star Riders frontman Ricky Warwick shares his memories of the first two Almighty albums, “Blood Fire & Love” and “Soul Destruction”, both newly reissued in remastered form with bonus discs by Spinefarm Records. Ricky also chooses a pair of tracks from each album.
There’s also new music from Whitesnake and Black Star Riders, tribute songs for Bruce Crump (Molly Hatchet, China Sky, White Rhino), AJ Pero (Twisted Sister, Adrenaline Mob) and Andy Fraser (Free), and tracks from Black Star Riders and The Amorettes.
You can also listen on Tuesday 24th March 12:00-14:00 and Thursday 26th March 07:00-09:00 on http://www.totalrock.com