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Gary Moore Goes Back to the Blues

Profile and Interview by Ian Fortnam, bol.com, 1999

CURIOUSLY UNDERVALUED, and rarely lauded in similarly hushed tones to the likes of Clapton, Beck and Page, Belfast-born Gary Moore is unequivocally one of the ...

Ian McLagan, The Small Faces: All Ian McLagan's Rage

Interview by Ian Fortnam, bol.com, April 2000

IAN MCLAGAN’S CV reads like a veritable who’s who of rock ‘n’ roll. Over the course of his 54 years the Hounslow-born keyboard player ...

Alice Cooper Gets Brutal

Interview by Ian Fortnam, bol.com, May 2000

WAY BACK in the post-Woodstock doldrums of the early 1970s, Alice Cooper erupted out of Phoenix, Arizona, and immediately consigned the wilting bouquet of navel-gazing ...

Lou Reed: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Ian Fortnam, bol.com, 18 May 2000

THE PREMIER PARAGON OF subterranean New York cool’s post-Velvet Underground career has never been anything other than unpredictable. For every Berlin there’s been a Metal ...

Tina Turner: London, Wembley Stadium

Live Review by Ian Fortnam, bol.com, July 2000

NESTLED BETWIXT the iconic twin towers of Wembley Stadium lies a sumptuous banqueting hall that’s completely rammed to its very rafters with the affluent and ...

Britney Spears: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Ian Fortnam, bol.com, 11 October 2000

IN CERTAIN SOCIAL CIRCLES it’s entirely acceptable, if not positively compulsory, for gentlemen rock journos of a certain age to swan about like leather-clad rutting ...

The Fall: Dingwalls, Camden, London

Live Review by Ian Fortnam, bol.com, November 2000

Well, they’re untouchable, aren’t they? Since Mark Edward Smith initially put the very first Fall line-up into place some 23 years ago, generations of chin-stroking ...

AC/DC: live at Wembley Arena

Live Review by Ian Fortnam, bol.com, 4 December 2000

TIMES CHANGE. ROCK STARS and rock stars go. Thrash gives way to death; gives way to glam; gives way to stoner; gives way to nu. ...

Guns N' Roses, Izzy Stradlin: Izzy Stradlin

Interview by Ian Fortnam, bol.com, March 2001

SHAKING THE notoriety gained following six years on the road with Guns N' Roses was never going to be the easiest of tasks. But Izzy ...

David Coverdale, Deep Purple, Whitesnake: Mr. Coverdale and His Enormous Snake

Interview by Ian Fortnam, bol.com, September 2002

THE GENTLEMAN rock star lounges decorously before us, a cigarette steadily smouldering between his fingers. ...

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