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Henry Yates

Henry Yates

Henry Yates is a music journalist, author and copywriter. He has contributed to publications including The Guardian, NME, Classic Rock, The Telegraph, Metal Hammer, Guitarist, Total Guitar, Rhythm, Shortlist, Country Music and The Musician. He is also the author of Rescued from Reality, the official biography of US bluesman Walter Trout.

15 articles

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List of articles in the library by date

Queen: Brian May: The Show Must Go On

Interview by Henry Yates, Classic Rock, October 2018

AUTHOR'S NOTE: This is the original version of the interview submitted to Classic Rock.                                                        *   ...

The Rolling Stones, Ronnie Wood: Ronnie Wood: "These men were dangerous…"

Interview by Henry Yates, Classic Rock, November 2018

AUTHOR'S NOTE: This is my original version, as submitted to the magazine. ...

Europe's Joey Tempest

Interview by Henry Yates, Classic Rock, December 2018

The Europe frontman on football, politics and his band's hard road to credibility…   ...

Manic Street Preachers: James Dean Bradfield

Interview by Henry Yates, Classic Rock, December 2018

The Manic Street Preachers frontman on fame, hecklers and getting beaten to UK#1 by the "fucking Greatest Showman…" ...

Kiss: Gene Simmons

Report and Interview by Henry Yates, Classic Rock, 11 December 2018

The Demon looks back on a year of booming business – and ahead to the KISS split. ...

Iron Maiden's Nicko McBrain

Interview by Henry Yates, Classic Rock, 11 December 2018

Drummer Nicko McBrain on live extravaganzas, critical slatings and smacking Classic Rock in the mouth… ...

Thin Lizzy: Scott Gorham

Interview by Henry Yates, Classic Rock, February 2019

The Black Star Riders silverback on triumphs, tweets and resurrecting Phil Lynott… ...

Buckcherry

Interview by Henry Yates, Classic Rock, March 2019

Frontman Josh Todd on addiction, tattoos and the death of rock radio… ...

Dream Theater: John Petrucci: The Greatest Showman

Interview by Henry Yates, Guitarist, March 2019

Author's note: This is the original unsubbed version, as submitted to the magazine. ...

Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes: How we made Dirty Dancing's '(I've Had) The Time of My Life'

Interview by Henry Yates, Guardian, The, 9 April 2019

Franke Previte, co-songwriter: ...

Bonnie Tyler: The Soundtrack Of My Life

Interview by Henry Yates, Classic Rock, May 2019

Power-ballad belter Bonnie Tyler on the special records, artists and gigs that are of lasting significance to her. ...

Wheatus: How We Made 'Teenage Dirtbag'

Interview by Henry Yates, Guardian, The, 22 May 2019

Author's note: This is the original version of the piece submitted to the Guardian.   ...

Black Sabbath: Geezer Butler: "I thought I could live without it – but I can't…"

Profile and Interview by Henry Yates, Classic Rock, June 2019

Geezer Butler on life after Sabbath – and the rise of new band Deadland Ritual… ...

Peter Frampton: Over And Out

Profile and Interview by Henry Yates, Classic Rock, June 2019

Peter Frampton's diagnosis with a degenerative muscle condition means the clock is ticking on his fabled guitar skills. But as the 68-year-old heads out on ...

David Crosby: Late Bloom

Interview by Henry Yates, Guitar Presents Acoustic, Spring 2019

AUTHOR'S NOTE: This is the original unsubbed version, as submitted to the magazine. ...

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