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Vintage Rock Pod - Classic Rock Interviews
Vintage Rock Pod - Classic Rock Interviews
Vintage Rock Pod

The ultimate classic rock podcast with big name interviews and a daily "This Day Rocks" episode focussing on a big event on... more

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64. Pete Jupp - FM (UK)

Todays guest is a drummer with a band that started way back in 1984, they rode at the forefront of... more

23 May 2022 · 31 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Great Balls of Fire

On this day in 1958, Jerry Lewis Lewis landed at Heathrow Airport in London to start an extensive tour of... more

22 May 2022 · 7 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Let's Dance

Only one song from David Bowie's incredible back catalogue was a number 1 hit in both the UK and the... more

21 May 2022 · 5 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* With a Little Help From My Friends

Today we focus on a man with an instantly recognisable voice who is sadly no longer with us, but was... more

20 May 2022 · 6 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* The Sultans Did Swing

On this day in 1978, DIRE STRAITS released their debut major label single, Sultans of Swing! Talking all about this... more

19 May 2022 · 7 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Kiss Exposed!

Kiss 'Exposed' themselves on this day in 1987! Well, they released a feature length video called 'Exposed', at least. It... more

18 May 2022 · 6 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Hey Monterey!

The first annual Monterey Folk Festival took place on this day in 1963! Various incarnations of the festival were held... more

17 May 2022 · 6 minutes
63. John Steel - The Animals

John Steel is a founding member of the brilliant 60s group, THE ANIMALS! The group were one of the leading bands... more

16 May 2022 · 32 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* The Heat Of The Moment

The biggest selling album in America in 1982, hit the top spot on this day, starting a run of 9... more

15 May 2022 · 5 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Led Zeppelin Re-union

On this day in 1988, Atlantic Records held a huge party to celebrate their 40th anniversary. Big acts and big... more

14 May 2022 · 6 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* How Does It Feel?

On this day in rock we talk about the song that Rolling Stone magazine voted the best Bob Dylan song... more

13 May 2022 · 6 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Meat Goes Bust

Despite releasing "Bat out of Hell" one of the biggest selling albums of all time, just 6 years earlier, Meat... more

12 May 2022 · 6 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* The Beatles Pleased Me

On this day in 1963, The Beatles debut album, Please Please Me, hit number 1 on the UK album chart!... more

11 May 2022 · 5 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Go-Go On A Permanent Vacation

The Go-Go's were female rock pioneers in the early 80's, but on this day in 1985 it was made official... more

10 May 2022 · 7 minutes
62. Andrew Farriss - INXS

Andrew Farriss was the main songwriter in INXS. Michael Hutchence added the flair and the lyrics but without Andrew there... more

09 May 2022 · 39 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Aerosmith Get A Grip

On this day in rock history, Aerosmith's biggest selling studio album worldwide, GET A GRIP, hit the number 1 spot... more

08 May 2022 · 7 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Paul Weller's Style

On this day in 1983, at an anti-nuclear benefit gig in London, Paul Weller unveiled his latest project - one... more

07 May 2022 · 5 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* UK's Favourite Single

The Guinness Hit Book of Singles released the results of a poll to find the UK's favourite single of all-time,... more

06 May 2022 · 5 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Cutting It At The Top

One of the biggest singles of 1987 came from an unknown British band, the first group to be signed to... more

05 May 2022 · 5 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Led Zeppelin Go Big

On this day in 1973, Led Zeppelin embarked on the biggest and most profitable rock and roll tour in American... more

04 May 2022 · 6 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Jimi Hendrix on Camera

The ABC-TV cameras turned up to capture on film The Jimi Hendrix Experience recording one of their most famous songs... more

03 May 2022 · 5 minutes
61. Fee Waybill - The Tubes

The Tubes were wild to say the least! Today's guest, Fee Waybill, and the band came through the musical theatre... more

02 May 2022 · 48 minutes
Side 2 - Mary's Prayer & Artists Choice

On this weeks episode we get a long-overdue update for our Artists Choice playlist! We'll hear Jackie Fox from the... more

25 Apr 2022 · 30 minutes
60. Jackie Fox - The Runaways

The Runaways are one of the earliest and most influential all-female rock acts of all time, a band that proved... more

18 Apr 2022 · 37 minutes
Great Rock Stories Vol.2

Great Rock Stories Volume 2 is a mix of some of amazing tales told by some legendary stars, including 2... more

11 Apr 2022 · 41 minutes
59. Chas Cronk - The Strawbs

The STRAWBS have been in action since the 60's and the bands bass player, CHAS CRONK, joins me to tell... more

04 Apr 2022 · 34 minutes
Vintage Rock Pod - Trailer

Vintage Rock Pod is the ultimate classic rock podcast with big name guests on every episode! Hear Rock & Roll Hall... more

30 Mar 2022 · 3 minutes
58. Mike Reno - Loverboy

MIKE RENO is the lead singer and front man of Canada's, LOVERBOY! The band have more than 20 million record sales... more

28 Mar 2022 · 33 minutes
57. Pete Staples - The Troggs

THE TROGGS, became superstars all around the world, topping charts globally with 'WILD THING'. They've been cited as influences for so... more

21 Mar 2022 · 34 minutes
56. Don McLean - American Pie

American Pie has become a part of the fabric of America. Don McLean joins me this week to talk about... more

14 Mar 2022 · 35 minutes
55. Prescott Niles - The Knack

'MY SHARONA' was the biggest selling song in American in 1979 and was a number 1 hit all over the world.... more

07 Mar 2022 · 50 minutes
54. Tony Martin - Black Sabbath

Tony Martin is the former lead singer of the legendary, Black Sabbath. Sabbath's 'lead singer roll of honour' includes Ronnie... more

28 Feb 2022 · 45 minutes
53. Ray Laidlaw - Lindisfarne

With 3 top 10 albums - including the biggest selling UK album of 1972 - and 4 top 10 singles,... more

21 Feb 2022 · 36 minutes
52. Mark Stein - Vanilla Fudge

Mark Stein is the lead singer and keyboard player with influential band Vanilla Fudge and in this episode he tells stories... more

14 Feb 2022 · 40 minutes
Special: All About The Rock Hall

I get into the nitty gritty of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with American comedian JOE KWACZALA. He... more

10 Feb 2022 · 42 minutes
Side 2 - My Life In Dire Straits

Dire Straits legend JOHN ILLSLEY returns to Vintage Rock Pod to tell me about the busy year he's had following... more

07 Feb 2022 · 38 minutes
51. Ellen Foley

Ellen Foley is famously known as the female singer on Meat Loaf's 'Bat Out of Hell' album, significantly duetting on... more

31 Jan 2022 · 37 minutes
50. Ian Anderson - Jethro Tull

Ian Anderson has been the driving force behind JETHRO TULL for over half a century! With more than 60 million... more

24 Jan 2022 · 39 minutes
A Tribute To Meat Loaf

This special tribute show to Marvin Lee Aday, known to the world as MEAT LOAF, features contributions I've recorded with... more

22 Jan 2022 · 43 minutes
The Stars We Lost In 2021

We pay tribute to the stars of the classic rock world that sadly passed away in 2021. With contributions from... more

17 Jan 2022 · 26 minutes
Great Rock Stories Vol.1

Great Rock Stories Volume 1 is a mix of some of amazing tales told by some legendary stars, including 3... more

13 Dec 2021 · 43 minutes
49. Jim McCarty - The Yardbirds

Jim McCarty is a Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, inducted with his band, the legendary, ground breaking and iconic... more

06 Dec 2021 · 35 minutes
48. Donnie Vie - Enuff Z Nuff

Donnie Vie is the former frontman, lead singer, songwriter and guitar player with the band Enuff Z Nuff. Best known for... more

29 Nov 2021 · 39 minutes
Dave Brock - Hawkwind

Dave Brock has been the driving force behind legendary space rockers Hawkwind for over half a century! Although he's now... more

22 Nov 2021 · 27 minutes
John Lodge - Moody Blues

John Lodge is a Rock & Roll Hall of Famer as part of the legendary British group, The Moody Blues.... more

15 Nov 2021 · 29 minutes
Artists Choice & Howard Jones

Something a little different this week, I've been asked a few times to include some new wave or synth -... more

01 Nov 2021 · 35 minutes
44. Albert Bouchard - Blue Oyster Cult

(Don't Fear) The Reaper is a masterpiece Blue Oyster Cult created in the mid-70's and almost half a century on... more

25 Oct 2021 · 47 minutes
43. Carmine Appice - Vanilla Fudge

This weeks show features one of my favourite interviews to date! My guest is an absolute legend, Carmine Appice! He's known... more

18 Oct 2021 · 58 minutes
42. Dave Mason -Traffic

Dave Mason is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee with his band Traffic, but there's so much more... more

11 Oct 2021 · 32 minutes
Steve Rothery - Marillion

With 9 'Top 10' albums and 23 'Top 40' singles in the UK, Marillion are one of the most successful and enduring bands of... more

04 Oct 2021 · 30 minutes
40. Bev Bevan - ELO / Black Sabbath / The Move

The legendary, Rock n Roll Hall of Fame drummer who's worked with some of the biggest names in the business, shares... more

27 Sep 2021 · 33 minutes
39. Lawrence Gowan - STYX

STYX garnered a huge following in the 70s and 80s with a fusion of hard rock, prog and acoustic styles... more

20 Sep 2021 · 45 minutes
38. Roger Earl - Foghat

Slow Ride is a rock classic and Roger Earl from the band Foghat talks all about the hit and more... more

10 Sep 2021 · 39 minutes
37. Doogie White - Rainbow / Alcatrazz

On this weeks show I’ve got a Scottish singer who’s worked with some real legends of rock! He was part... more

12 Jul 2021 · 31 minutes
36. Paul Carrack - Ace / Mike + The Mechanics

Paul Carrack has had an incredible career with so many hits on both sides of the Atlantic for a huge... more

06 Jul 2021 · 43 minutes
35. Jorma Kaukonen - Jefferson Airplane

Jorma Kaukonen is not only a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee but with his band Jefferson Airplane he... more

28 Jun 2021 · 36 minutes
Side 2 - I Just Died In Your Arms Tonight

This weeks Side 2 features an interview with Cutting Crew frontman NICK VAN EEDE! (I Just) Died In Your Arms... more

25 Jun 2021 · 27 minutes
34. Steve Lukather - Toto

Steve Lukather is the legendary ever-present guitarist in Toto. In this fun interview we talk all about Toto's big records,... more

21 Jun 2021 · 37 minutes
Side 2 - Say Something

This weeks Side 2 is an interview that has it all. As part of a world famous band he enjoyed... more

18 Jun 2021 · 26 minutes
33. Jeff Pilson - Dokken / Foreigner

Jeff Pilson rose to fame as an integral member of DOKKEN in the heady days of 80s. 3 platinum albums... more

14 Jun 2021 · 29 minutes
Side 2 - Dants

It's another packed episode! On this weeks Side 2 we've got an update to our uniquely compiled playlist 'Artists Choice'... more

11 Jun 2021 · 28 minutes
32. Stephen Pearcy - RATT

He rocked the Sunset Strip during the decade of decadence as frontman of one of the leading metal bands of... more

07 Jun 2021 · 29 minutes
Side 2 - Live From Studio 2

On this weeks Side 2 we hear from Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, COLIN BLUNSTONE from The Zombies! We... more

04 Jun 2021 · 26 minutes
31. Simon Kirke - Free & Bad Company

As founder and ever present member of FREE and BAD COMPANY, Simon Kirke has had an incredible career! In this... more

31 May 2021 · 53 minutes
Side 2 - Crack The Sky

Punk, Prog and Pop - plus the news! It's a bumper episode of Side 2 this week! You'll hear from... more

28 May 2021 · 38 minutes
30. Rat Scabies - The Damned

Rat Scabies, a name synonymous with the 70's punk scene was an integral part of punk pioneers, The Damned! Hear... more

24 May 2021 · 34 minutes
Side 2 - ALL EXCE$$

Imagine having to fire JOURNEY from the first concert you've ever organised... well, that was the case with my guest... more

21 May 2021 · 40 minutes
29. Ric Lee - Ten Years After

Ten Years After shot to worldwide fame with their blistering set at the legendary Woodstock Festival in 1969. Platinum albums,... more

17 May 2021 · 32 minutes
Side 2 - Artists Choice

On this episode you will find out directly from some legendary musical stars, what their own favourite songs are from... more

14 May 2021 · 47 minutes
28. Doug 'Cosmo' Clifford - Creedence Clearwater Revival

Doug 'Cosmo' Clifford has just turned 76 and is battling the effects of Parkinsons disease - but that's not stopping him... more

10 May 2021 · 33 minutes
Side 2 - Stonedead

Live music is slowly returning! On this weeks 'VRP Side 2' we speak to Chris Sumby, an organiser of the... more

07 May 2021 · 30 minutes
27. Jim Peterik - Ides of March / Survivor

Having a hit song at 15, partying with Led Zeppelin at 19, a brush with death, the call from Sylvester... more

03 May 2021 · 36 minutes
26. Danny Bowes - Thunder

Thunder's latest album crashed into the UK Album Chart at number 3 on its first week of release and the... more

26 Apr 2021 · 41 minutes
25. Mick Rogers - Manfred Mann's Earth Band

Blinded By The Light may be a Bruce Springsteen original, but it was Manfred Mann's Earth Band who had the... more

19 Apr 2021 · 29 minutes
24. Robert Berry - 3/GTR/Ambrosia

Robert Berry is a Grammy nominated singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer and has worked with some of the biggest names... more

12 Apr 2021 · 33 minutes
23. Mick Box - Uriah Heep

Another exclusive interview! Mick Box, the legendary guitarist from URIAH HEEP, spoke first to Vintage Rock Pod about the band... more

05 Apr 2021 · 34 minutes
22. Greg Kihn - The Greg Kihn Band

Including one of the most fun interviews I've ever done, this episode is another double interview show with the great... more

29 Mar 2021 · 37 minutes
21. Steve Fossen - Heart

Steve Fossen formed the band that went on to become a multi-million selling phenomenon and Rock Hall of Fame Inductees,... more

22 Mar 2021 · 49 minutes
20. Thijs Van Leer - Focus

We have 2 more rock star interviews on this episode, both shooting to fame in the 70s! Thijs Van Leer... more

15 Mar 2021 · 42 minutes
19. Damon Johnson - Thin Lizzy / Alice Cooper

What a show! It doesn't come any more rock n roll than stories about The Beatles, Thin Lizzy, David Bowie,... more

08 Mar 2021 · 52 minutes
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... more

01 Mar 2021 · 35 minutes
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... more

22 Feb 2021 · 44 minutes
16. Pete Agnew - Nazareth

His band has been rocking for over 50 years, inspired Axl Rose, released what is seen as the first rock... more

15 Feb 2021 · 42 minutes
15. John Parr - Meat Loaf / Roger Daltrey

He shot to number 1 around the world with his hit single "St Elmo's Fire" and his story is incredible!... more

08 Feb 2021 · 49 minutes
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,... more

01 Feb 2021 · 54 minutes
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... more

25 Jan 2021 · 44 minutes
13. Steve Hackett - Genesis

Legendary guitar player STEVE HACKETT from GENESIS talks about a wide range of subjects in this brilliant interview with Vintage... more

25 Jan 2021 · 38 minutes
12. Pick Withers - Dire Straits

He learnt his trade drumming in bands across Europe before finding fame as a founder member of Dire Straits! Hear... more

21 Dec 2020 · 47 minutes
11. Steve Harley Cockney Rebel

Despite having hit singles and albums behind them, STEVE HARLEY's band walked out on him. He decided to write a... more

14 Dec 2020 · 40 minutes
10. Suzi Quatro

A bumper episode with 2 huuuge interviews! The Queen of Rock n Roll, SUZI QUATRO and illustrious Hall of Fame... more

07 Dec 2020 · 45 minutes
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Lee Aaron was one of the few successful hard rock female vocalists of the 80s, going multi-platinum in Canada and having hit... more