Like so many other AOR acts before and since, Walk On Fire released a critically praised debut, glowed brightly and vanished. A mere 28 years later this sparkling sequel, Mind Over Matter, reunites several originals, including the gravel-voiced Alan King and guitarist Mike Caswell, later of Brian May’s band, who passed in September. Happily, it’s worth the wait.
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Dave Ling was a co-founder of Classic Rock magazine. His words have appeared in a variety of music publications, including RAW, Kerrang!, Metal Hammer, Prog, Rock Candy, Fireworks and Sounds. Dave’s life was shaped in 1974 through the purchase of a copy of Sweet’s album ‘Sweet Fanny Adams’, along with early gig experiences from Status Quo, Rush, Iron Maiden, AC/DC, Yes and Queen. As a lifelong season ticket holder of Crystal Palace FC, he is completely incapable of uttering the word ‘Br***ton’.
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