In the mid-noughties and still at the top of his game, the late, lamented RJD reminisces about band relations past and present - with Ritchie Blackmore and members of the eponymous Dio.
With a second reality TV series and a comic-book line under his belt, the lizard-tongued bassist reflects on the expanding Kiss empire.
In the wake of The Osbournes reality show and Black Sabbath's live reunion, the Great Oz was on a roll: an album of favourite cover versions; a musical on 'mad monk' Rasputin...
With half of the original Slade acting as their own tribute band, their former vocalist reflects on the early days, TV celebrity - and his mission to get people to nibble Nobby's Nuts.
The lead single from Journey's classic Infinity album was Wheel In The Sky, released in April 1978. Singer Steve Perry remembers how it became the band's first hit
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