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VRP Rocks - Classic Rock Interviews
VRP Rocks - Classic Rock Interviews
VRP Rocks

The ultimate classic rock podcast with big name interviews on every episode including 30+ Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees! If... more

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119. Lou Gramm - Foreigner

Legendary rock vocalist, LOU GRAMM, joins me for this open, honest and insightful interview spanning his career! He talks about... more

08 Apr 2024 · 52 minutes
Leland Sklar - My 5 Favourite...

Legendary bassist Leland Sklar takes us behind the scenes of iconic albums and collaborations with music legends. From his work... more

01 Apr 2024 · 40 minutes
*Special* Joe Lynn Turner Answers YOUR Questions!

In a special bonus episode of VRP Rocks, iconic rock vocalist, Joe Lynn Turner, answers your questions! We delve into... more

29 Mar 2024 · 42 minutes
Joe Lynn Turner - My 5 Favourite...

Listen to VRP ROCKS RADIO: https://live365.com/station/VRP-Rocks-Radio-a61270 In this exclusive episode of VRP Rocks, iconic rock legend Joe Lynn Turner takes centre... more

25 Mar 2024 · 46 minutes
118. Frankie Sullivan - Survivor

Listen to VRP ROCKS RADIO: https://live365.com/station/VRP-Rocks-Radio-a61270 This is a fascinating and brutally honest interview with a man who hasn't done too... more

18 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
117. Rik Emmett - Triumph

Check out VRP Rocks Radio : https://live365.com/station/VRP-Rocks-Radio-a61270 Rik Emmett joins me to answer YOUR questions! you'll hear about on-stage accidents, his... more

11 Mar 2024 · 33 minutes
116. Russ Ballard - Argent/Rainbow/Kiss/Roger Daltrey

Check out VRP Rocks Radio : https://live365.com/station/VRP-Rocks-Radio-a61270 This weeks guest is the legendary musician and songwriter, Russ Ballard! Discover the... more

04 Mar 2024 · 56 minutes
115. Nigel Glockler - Saxon

Check out VRP Rocks Radio : https://live365.com/station/VRP-Rocks-Radio-a61270  In this episode of VRP Rocks, iconic drummer Nigel Glockler, known for his legendary... more

26 Feb 2024 · 48 minutes
114. Jack Casady - Jefferson Airplane / Hot Tuna

Check out VRP Rocks Radio : https://live365.com/station/VRP-Rocks-Radio-a61270 - the 24/7 online classic rock station unlike any other classic rock radio!... more

19 Feb 2024 · 50 minutes
113. Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda - Twisted Sister

In this insightful interview Eddie Ojeda opens up on many hot topics from his career, including his thoughts on Dee... more

12 Feb 2024 · 45 minutes
Side 2 - Roger Earl - Foghat

Foghat legend Roger Earl joins VRP Rocks again, this time to talk about the bands new hit album Sonic Mojo!... more

05 Feb 2024 · 29 minutes
Bev Bevan - ELO & Black Sabbath: My 5 Favourite...

Paul Stephenson sits down with rock and roll hall of famer, Bev Bevan, for an exclusive and in-depth chat about... more

29 Jan 2024 · 39 minutes
112. Ace Frehley - KISS

Rock legend Ace Frehley sits down with Paul Stephenson, sharing insights into his latest album "10,000 Volts" and delving into... more

22 Jan 2024 · 43 minutes
111. Jay Jay French - Twisted Sister

Jay Jay French joins me for an in-depth conversation about Twisted Sister's tumultuous journey in the music industry. From the... more

15 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
The Stars We Lost in 2023

VRP Rocks pays a heartfelt tribute to the iconic rock stars we lost in 2023. Join Paul and a line-up... more

08 Jan 2024 · 29 minutes
110. Malcolm Bruce - Heavenly Cream

Malcolm Bruce, son of Cream bassist Jack Bruce, joins us for an in-depth discussion about the legendary rock band's impact... more

25 Dec 2023 · 53 minutes
109. Desmond Child - Kiss/Aerosmith/Bon Jovi/Alice Cooper

Legendary songwriter and producer Desmond Child spills all the juiciest details from his career including working with Kiss, Aerosmith, Bon... more

18 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
108. Simon Phillips

Paul is joined by the legendary drummer Simon Phillips, known for his work with classic rock icons like Judas Priest,... more

11 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
Side 2 - Stewart Copeland - His Police Diaries

In this special Side 2 episode, Paul sits down with Stewart Copeland, the renowned drummer and co-founder of The Police,... more

04 Dec 2023 · 27 minutes
VRP @ WinterStorm 2023

For the first time in VRP Rocks history, this episode is out on location! WinterStorm Festival 2023, held in the... more

01 Dec 2023 · 55 minutes
107. Jon Levin - Dokken / Doro

Known for his impressive work with bands like Dokken, Warlock and Doro, Jon Levin takes us on a journey through... more

27 Nov 2023 · 44 minutes
106. Mike Derosier - Heart

Todays very special guest, is Mike Derosier, the renowned drummer of the iconic band Heart. Mike Derosier, a Rock and Roll... more

20 Nov 2023 · 44 minutes
105. Rudy Sarzo - Quiet Riot/Ozzy/Whitesnake

Rudy Sarzo—an iconic figure in the world of rock music—opens up about his fascinating journey, from his early days playing... more

13 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
104. Vinny Appice - Black Sabbath/Dio

Legendary drummer Vinny Appice, known for his iconic work with Black Sabbath and Dio, has had an incredible career that... more

06 Nov 2023 · 39 minutes
103. Adrian Vandenberg - Whitesnake/Vandenberg

Today's special interview is with Dutch guitarist Adrian Vandenberg! In this episode, Adrian, renowned for his work with bands like... more

30 Oct 2023 · 42 minutes
Side 2 - Joe Bonamassa Interview

In this special Side 2 episode of VRP Rocks, host Paul Stephenson sits down with blues rock guitar legend, Joe... more

23 Oct 2023 · 20 minutes
102. Doug Aldrich - Whitesnake/Dio

VRP Rocks takes listeners on a musical journey through the fascinating career of guitar player Doug Aldrich. From his early... more

16 Oct 2023 · 40 minutes
Jim McCarty - Yardbirds: My 5 Favourite...

Join us for as we dive into the world of one of the most influential bands in rock history, The... more

09 Oct 2023 · 31 minutes
101. Martin Barre - Jethro Tull

VRP sits down with the legendary guitarist Martin Barre, former member of Jethro Tull, to discuss his remarkable journey and... more

02 Oct 2023 · 52 minutes
100. Peter Frampton!!

Welcome to the milestone 100th episode of VRP Rocks, where we bring you exclusive interviews with the biggest names in... more

25 Sep 2023 · 49 minutes
99. Uli Jon Roth

We have a special treat for guitar enthusiasts as we sit down with the legendary Uli Jon Roth! Known for... more

18 Sep 2023 · 34 minutes
John Illsley - Dire Straits: My 5 Favourite...

Paul sits down again with John Illsley, renowned member of the legendary band Dire Straits. As part of the new... more

11 Sep 2023 · 39 minutes
98. Dee Snider - Twisted Sister

Dee Snider needs no introduction. With huge success in the 80s, his career seemed unstoppable. Dee takes us through his... more

04 Sep 2023 · 52 minutes
97. Kenny Aronoff

This man has played with the best of the best! Voted Number 1 session drummer in the world by Modern... more

28 Aug 2023 · 49 minutes
96. Francis Rossi - Status Quo

Paul sits down with the legendary lead singer and guitarist of Status Quo, Francis Rossi! Join us as we delve... more

21 Aug 2023 · 34 minutes
Wembley Live Aid: Musicians Remember: 13th July 1985

Welcome to VRP Rocks, where today we dive deep into a legendary moment of rock history! In this episode, titled... more

10 Jul 2023 · 17 minutes
95. Steve Vai

Check out VRP Rocks Radio : https://live365.com/station/VRP-Rocks-Radio-a61270 - the 24/7 online classic rock station unlike any other classic rock radio!... more

03 Jul 2023 · 55 minutes
Hendrix Experienced - Rock Stars Tell Their Stories About Jimi

Welcome to a special bonus episode of the VRP Rocks, where we take look at the life and legend of... more

26 Jun 2023 · 20 minutes
94. Tony Carey - Rainbow Rising

On Episode 94, we have a treat in store for you as we sit down with the incredible Tony Carey,... more

19 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
93. Guy Pratt - Pink Floyd

Join us as we delve into the remarkable career of Guy Pratt, a true virtuoso of the bass guitar. From... more

12 Jun 2023 · 49 minutes
Great Rock Stories Vol.6

On this week's big interview show we are delving back into the past to play you some more brilliant clips... more

05 Jun 2023 · 33 minutes
92. Graham Bonnet - Rainbow

On today's episode we uncover the remarkable stories behind legendary rock vocalist, Graham Bonnet's career! We kick off by revisiting... more

29 May 2023 · 57 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Police Reunion

On this day in 2007 The Police began their HUGE reunion tour! On todays show we hear Stewart Copeland talk... more

28 May 2023 · 8 minutes
Tina Turner - Her Former Musical Director Talks about Tina

Such sad news has broken this evening about the sad passing of the legend that is Tina Turner! Her music... more

25 May 2023 · 5 minutes
91. Joel Hoekstra - Whitesnake

Today Paul speaks with the incredibly talented guitarist, Joel Hoekstra, known for his work with bands like Whitesnake and Night... more

22 May 2023 · 28 minutes
90. Andy McCoy - Hanoi Rocks

Todays guest is the former guitarist and principal songwriter for Hanoi Rocks, Andy McCoy! In this interview we talk about... more

15 May 2023 · 17 minutes
89. Corky Laing - Mountain

In this captivating episode, we dive deep into the world of rock with an exclusive interview featuring the legendary drummer,... more

08 May 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
88. George Lynch - Dokken / Lynch Mob

Today Paul speaks with one of the greatest guitarists of the rock and metal scene, Mr Scary himself, GEORGE LYNCH!... more

24 Apr 2023 · 45 minutes
Side 2 - Alcatrazz

Rockers Alcatrazz are back with their 3rd new album in 3 years. I'm joined by their lead singer, former Rainbow... more

17 Apr 2023 · 33 minutes
Great Rock Stories Vol.5

In this episode, Great Rock Stories Vol5, we've compiled some of the best short stories and insights from interviews with... more

10 Apr 2023 · 33 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Ritchie Leaves

On this day in 1975 Ritchie Blackmore left Deep Purple. With me to talk more about this period is Nate... more

07 Apr 2023 · 7 minutes
87. Francis Dunnery - It Bites

Welcome to this episode of the VRP Rocks, with a fantastic interview with Francis Dunnery, the founding member and former... more

03 Apr 2023 · 45 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Breakfast in America

On this day in 1979, Supertramp released their multi-million selling, award winning album, "Breakfast in America". On today's episode you'll... more

29 Mar 2023 · 6 minutes
86. Ricky Byrd - Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

Today’s interview is with another Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, the 4th in the last 2 months! Todays... more

27 Mar 2023 · 43 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Physical Graffiti

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22 Mar 2023 · 9 minutes
85. Mark Farner - Grand Funk Railroad

Mark Farner was the lead singer of brilliant hard rocking, fun loving, classic American heavy band, Grand Funk Railroad! In... more

20 Mar 2023 · 47 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Randy Rhoads

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19 Mar 2023 · 7 minutes
Side 2 - The Buffalo Skinners

With the 30th anniversary of Big Country's The Buffalo Skinners approaching, I put YOUR QUESTIONS to Big Country guitarist Bruce... more

13 Mar 2023 · 32 minutes
84. Des Tong - Sad Cafe

Sad Cafe broke big in the 70s with the number 3 hit in the UK 'Every Day Hurts'. Their album... more

06 Mar 2023 · 35 minutes
83. Allan Clarke - The Hollies

Long Cool Memories! Legendary singer, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Allan Clarke of The Hollies, reflects on his life... more

27 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
82. Rich Williams - Kansas

Kansas are a legendary group with a total of 9 gold albums, 1 platinum album, 3 multi-platinum albums and a... more

20 Feb 2023 · 35 minutes
Side 2 - Chaos and Colour

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13 Feb 2023 · 16 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* The Beatles on Ed Sullivan!!!

On this day in 1964 The Beatles performed live on the Ed Sullivan Show... and the world changed forever! Joining... more

09 Feb 2023 · 15 minutes
81. Rod Argent - The Zombies/Argent

This weeks guest is another Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a member of two huge bands, whose career... more

06 Feb 2023 · 40 minutes

On this day in 1972, Neil Young released his seminal album, Harvest! It became the biggest selling album of the... more

01 Feb 2023 · 10 minutes
80. Glen Matlock - Sex Pistols

The Sex Pistols were one of the most controversial music acts of all time. They spat at, swore at and... more

30 Jan 2023 · 39 minutes
Jeff Beck Tribute: former bandmates share their memories

We heard the sad news yesterday that one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Jeff Beck, had sadly passed... more

12 Jan 2023 · 12 minutes
Side 2 - Something Different

Today we hear from a musician whose band has released 70+ albums, holds 3 Guinness World Records and their last... more

12 Dec 2022 · 22 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Lennon Shot

Where were you when...? Many moments in history evoke this famous phrase and one on this day in 1980 is... more

08 Dec 2022 · 7 minutes
Side 2 - John Entwistle Rarities

Todays show is John 'The Ox' Entwistle themed. The Ox was of course the bass player with the Who through... more

05 Dec 2022 · 54 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Smoke On The Water

On this day in 1971, a fire at a casino in Switzerland inspired one of classic rocks greats greatest songs... more

04 Dec 2022 · 8 minutes

On this day in 1979 Pink Floyd released the mega selling double concept album The Wall! Containing legendary songs like... more

30 Nov 2022 · 6 minutes
79. Jim Cregan - Rod Stewart

Jim Cregan has over 50 Gold and Platinum discs to his name, 3 ASCAP awards for outstanding song writing, was... more

28 Nov 2022 · 45 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Goodbye Freddie

On this day in 1991 we said goodbye to one of the most iconic figures in rock, Freddie Mercury! The... more

27 Nov 2022 · 7 minutes
78. John Helliwell - Supertramp

Give a Little Bit, Breakfast in America, The Logical Song, Take The Long Way Home, Dreamer - the list of... more

21 Nov 2022 · 45 minutes
Side 2 - China in Your Hand

Today's episode of Side 2 features an interview with the lead singer of 80s favourites T'Pau, Carol Decker!  Learn more about... more

14 Nov 2022 · 14 minutes

Today, November 12th, we pay tribute to a 2-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee (should be 3-time argues... more

12 Nov 2022 · 8 minutes
Dan McCafferty - Quick Reaction Tribute

Sad news has just reached me about the passing of Nazareth legend Dan McCafferty. I wanted to record a quick... more

08 Nov 2022 · 6 minutes
Great Rock Stories Vol.4

This is Volume 4 of Great Rock Stories from VRP Rocks and you'll hear some great stories told by some... more

07 Nov 2022 · 33 minutes
77. Fito de la Parra - Canned Heat

They were labelled the 'bad boys of rock' after a stint in jail, they broke through the LA blues scene... more

31 Oct 2022 · 50 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Quadrophenia

On this day in 1973, The Who released Quadrophenia in the UK! This resounding rock opera remains the groups joint... more

26 Oct 2022 · 7 minutes
76. Arthur Brown - The God of Hellfire!

"I am the God of Hellfire and I bring you... Arthur Brown!!!"  Ok, I'm not the God of Hellfire, but he... more

24 Oct 2022 · 40 minutes
75. Michael Monroe - Hanoi Rocks

"I Live Too Fast To Die Young" may be the name of his new album but it's also a line... more

17 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Side 2 - Cosmo's California Gold

This weeks episode is another Side 2 – because it features the return of a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame... more

10 Oct 2022 · 29 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Eddie Van Halen

2 years ago today the world lost one of rocks greatest guitarists - EDDIE VAN HALEN! On today's episode of... more

06 Oct 2022 · 13 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* VRP 2nd Birthday!!

Today is the second anniversary of the launch of Vintage Rock Pod! Episode 1, featuring an interview with Rock n... more

05 Oct 2022 · 8 minutes
74. Barry Goudreau - Boston

Barry Goudreau is a founding member of the rock band BOSTON, playing with them on their first two iconic multi-platinum... more

03 Oct 2022 · 39 minutes
Side 2 - Vanilla Zeppelin

This week's big interview show see's the return of one of my favourite guests, legendary Vanilla Fudge drummer, CARMINE APPICE!... more

26 Sep 2022 · 26 minutes
73. Kevin Godley - 10CC / Godley & Creme

Today's guest is the incredible KEVIN GODLEY!! Kevin's career spans such a wide course, as part of Hotlegs he had a... more

19 Sep 2022 · 45 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Kiss Unmasked!

On this day in 1983 we got to see the actual faces of the band KISS! Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons,... more

18 Sep 2022 · 7 minutes
72. Stewart Copeland - The Police

STEWART COPELAND, rightly regarded as one of the greatest rock drummers of all time, joins me on this episode to... more

12 Sep 2022 · 39 minutes
71. Pat Travers

Todays guest is PAT TRAVERS, a Canadian guitar legend whose career has spanned almost half a century! From travelling to... more

05 Sep 2022 · 30 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Eye of the Tiger

One of the biggest selling songs of 1982 hit the number 1 spot in the UK 40 years ago today!... more

04 Sep 2022 · 8 minutes
70. Pete Sears - Jefferson Starship / Rod Stewart

My guest today has worked with some real legends over the years and has stories to tell about Rod Stewart,... more

29 Aug 2022 · 36 minutes

Released in the US on this day in 1988, LOVE BITES became the groups first and so far, only number... more

27 Aug 2022 · 7 minutes
Side 2 - Talking Jack Bruce

Legendary Cream musician JACK BRUCE is the main subject of discussion today with my guest JEFF BERLIN! Jack famously said that... more

22 Aug 2022 · 40 minutes
69. Steve 'Boltz' Bolton - Atomic Rooster

Today's guest is a guitarist thought of so highly that Pete Townshend personally asked him to join The Who, an... more

15 Aug 2022 · 42 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* Led Zeppelin Are Born

On this day in 1968, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham played together as a band... more

12 Aug 2022 · 6 minutes
Great Rock Stories Vol.3

Great Rock Stories Vol.3 is a mix of some fascinating tales told by legendary rock stars themselves!  You'll hear about the... more

08 Aug 2022 · 39 minutes

Def Leppard's 'HYSTERIA' was released on this day in 1987! It topped charts around the world and shifted 25 million... more

03 Aug 2022 · 7 minutes
68. Chris Difford - Squeeze

Squeeze enjoyed huge success in the UK from the end of the 70's and in North America from the 80s... more

27 Jun 2022 · 24 minutes
67. Alan Clark - Dire Straits/Eric Clapton/Tina Turner

Alan Clark joined Dire Straits as their first - and only full-time - keyboard player, playing with Mark Knopfler and... more

20 Jun 2022 · 28 minutes
66. Gerry McAvoy - Rory Gallagher

Rory Gallagher is remembered as one of the greatest guitarists of all time with Eric Clapton, Johnny Marr, The Edge... more

06 Jun 2022 · 26 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* John Bonham

Today we remember one of rocks greatest icons, a legendary drummer with one of the biggest bands of all time... more

31 May 2022 · 8 minutes
65. Richie Furay - Buffalo Springfield / Poco

Today's guest is ANOTHER Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, inducted alongside his bandmates Bruce Palmer, Dewey Martin, Stephen Stills... more

30 May 2022 · 30 minutes
*THIS DAY ROCKS* God Save The Queen

On today's THIS DAY ROCKS we are talking about one of the most controversial single releases of all time! The... more

27 May 2022 · 7 minutes
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 · 30 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 · 30 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 · 38 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 · 8 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 · 47 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 · 39 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 · 35 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 · 34 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 · 35 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 · 36 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 · 52 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 · 41 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 · 43 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 · 39 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 · 34 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 · 41 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 · 41 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 · 36 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
47. 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 · 26 minutes
46. 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 · 28 minutes
45. 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 · 46 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 · 59 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 · 31 minutes
41. 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 · 44 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 · 38 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 · 30 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 · 42 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 · 35 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 · 28 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 · 36 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 · 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
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 · 52 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
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 · 48 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 · 32 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 · 31 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 · 30 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 · 34 minutes
23. Mick Box - Uriah Heep

Another exclusive interview! Mick Box, the legendary guitarist from URIAH HEEP, spoke first to VRP Rocks about the band having... more

05 Apr 2021 · 35 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 · 38 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 · 50 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 · 36 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 · 45 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 · 43 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 · 50 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 · 53 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 · 45 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
VRP Rocks - Classic Rock Interviews
17. Lee Aaron - Canadian Show
VRP Rocks - Classic Rock Interviews

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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