This week’s Rich Davenport’s Rock Show is featuring the interviews with SAXON, ALEX RUDI PELL, SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND and SANGUINE, stream the show below.
The show opens with Biff Byford discussing SAXON’s “Eagles and Dragons” 9 vinyl LP Box set, featuring all of their studio albums between 1991 – 2009. Biff talks about the development of the band’s sound as they returned to their Metal roots during this era, and chooses four songs from “Eagles and Dragons”, with one song selected as a tribute to his old friend Lemmy.
German guitar maestro ALEX RUDI PELL, due to begin a European tour in April, talks about the writing and recording of his new album “Game of Sins”, which has hit the charts throughout Europe. Axel gives an insight into his songwriting method, and his relationships with band members Johnny Gioelli (vocals) and Bobby Rondinelli (drums), along with 3 songs from the new record.
In the second hour, SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND guitarist Zal Cleminson kicks off the first in a series of interviews celebrating the music of Alex Harvey, to coincide with the new career-spanning Alex Harvey box set “The Last of the Teenage Idols”, a 14-disk collection featuring all 8 SAHB albums and Alex’s pre-SAHB solo albums, along with a wealth of unreleased material. Zal shares his recollections of The Sensational Alex Harvey Band’s career from beginning to end, and also reveals that he’s putting together a new project with former Only Ones bassist Alan Mair.
The show concludes with an interview with innovative young metal band SANGUINE, whose new album “Black Sheep” blends melody and crushing heaviness to impressive effect.