Archive for February, 2012

Motorhead plays Austin this Saturday March 3 with Megadeth, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil. Ticket info here. By Metal Dave At an age when most 66-year-olds retire to the fishing pier, Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister is still mainlining cigs and booze while detonating worldwide concert venues with band mates Mikkey Dee and Phil Campbell. It goes without […]

By Metal Dave Glessner (originally published 7/24/2009 in the San Antonio Express-News) Reached at a Cleveland hotel room, Judas Priest singer Rob Halford is juggling interviews and having a laugh at the trappings of heavy metal celebrity. “People have no idea, do they?” he asks in mock amazement. “I had two phones going at the […]

Yakking w/Pat Idle: Gentlemen’s Social Club

Posted: 1st February 2012 by admin in Yakking with ...

By Metal Dave Glessner When Pat Idle started calling me “The Patron Saint of Rock-N-Roll,” I admit I was a tad intimidated. Sure, it’s a grand-slam nickname from a dearly beloved friend, but it also sounds like a formal title that has the ring of responsibility. Who? Me? Patron Saint? Making it sound even more […]