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Journey to the Centre of my Past

I’m again indebted to Planet Rock Radio for giving me the inspiration to write blog text again.  After my photographic mishaps – 3MB or not 3MB, that is the question – it’s nice to get back to familiar ground, even if it doesn’t look quite so “interesting”. 420 more words

Shortly after his firing from UK space rock pioneers Hawkwind, Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister adopted the biker motto ‘Born to Lose, Live to Win’ and made it his new band’s mission statement. 1,086 more words


Dave Brock says Hawkwind's space-rock wasn't influenced by anyone


Hawkwind may just well be the ultimate cult band. The British progressive/space metal act has released more than 20 albums since its inception in 1969—and sold millions. 607 more words


Lemmy (2010)

Less a movie and more a fly-on-the-wall documentary, or a year in the life of Lemmy.

Don’t let that make you worry about the quality of production though – both sound and picture are very good. 380 more words


Rock Byways advertorial for 6th April 2014

Rock Byways advertorial for 6th April 2014

Babe Ruth, Strapps, Gentle Giant, Lisbee Stainton, Black Widow, Tarja, Anette Olzon, Third Ear Band, Maiden United, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Hawkwind and Judas Priest… 13 more words

Rock Byways

Welcome to the Jungle

This blog will be devoted to music, madness and sundry literary devices. I will also be posting regular album reviews of past and present masterpieces and past and present large steaming turds. 231 more words

Album Review

SET THE CONTROLS...for cosmic imagination

‘We’d listen to space rock: bands like early Pink Floyd, Hawkwind and Planet Gong; so cosmic imagery in the way of visuals, sounds and lyrics rattled round our brains – Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun, Master of the Universe; Gong had a song Fohat Digs Holes in Space, and Fohat, of course, is a mystical force…’ 558 more words

Glyn Ridgley