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The Making of Atom Heart Mother out now! 2008-23-10

Music Journalism

Since 1990 Joe has been freelancing in the music industry, providing:

  • PR work, including writing press releases and developing and follow up of promotional and media campaigns.
  • Fanclub editor and PR for Cozy Powell, Nazareth and Paul Samson (1991 to 2003).
  • Journalist, writing and research for Record Collector magazine, www.metaltalk.net, www.getreadytorock.com and record companies that include Universal, Demon, Union Square, Angel Air, Captain Oi!, Sanctuary and Cherry Red.
  • Work also published in Classic Rock and Kerrang!
  • Over 100 published interviews (including John Peel, Christopher Lee, Steppenwolf, Iron Maiden, Deep Purple, Thin Lizzy, Whitensake, Saxon, Foghat, Black Sabbath, Wasp and Marillion).
  • Over 400 interviews and features, 3800 reviews, and compilation and annotation of over 100 CD releases.

Selected Features in Record Collector Magazine

Ian GILLAN – Interview and discography (Issue 165)
NAZARETH – Interview and discography (Issue 179)
Cozy POWELL – Interview and discography and artwork scans (Issue 203)
NWoBHM pt 1, 2, 3 – Discography (Issue 203, 204, 205)
URIAH HEEP – Mick Box Interview (Issue 258)
IRON MAIDEN – Complete discography and artwork scans (Issue 289)
PINK FLOYD – Another Brick In The Wallet, top world-wide singles (Issue 292)
GROUNDHOGS – Interview (Issue 295)
Rodney MATTHEWS – Interview and discography (Issue 304)
Sensational Alex Harvey Band – Interview and discography (Issue 307)
GMT – John McCOY interview (Issue 315)
Billy SHEEHAN – Interview (Issue 318)
QUEEN – Discovery of rare Venezuela LP (Issue 321)
FOGHAT – Interview (Issue 327)
Bob DAISLEY – Interview (Issue 328)
SAXON – Interview and new album preview (Issue 334)
Christopher LEE – Interview (Issue 339)
PINK FLOYD – Rare World-Wide 45s (Issue 356)
PINK FLOYD – The Making Of Atom Heart Mother + Ron Geesin interview (Issue 356)
Carmine APPICE – Vanilla Fudge + interview / discography (Issue 387)
STEPPENWOLF – John KAY interview and discography (Issue 394)
QUATERMASS – Interview and discography (Issue 421)
SAXON – Interview and discography (Issue 436)
The YARDBIRDS – Interview and records that influenced them (Issue 452)

 

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MetalTalk.net and getreadytorock.com Articles

Some of the Record Collector interviews were edited forms of what also appear on this website (here) in expanded form. In addition to those are the following interviews:
For a full list, click on the Published work link below.

John Peel
Bernie Tormé
(Gillan, GMT)
Pete Agnew / Carl Sentance (Nazareth)
Pete Agnew / Linton Osbourne (Nazareth)
Alex Staropoli (Rhapsody Of Fire)
Rod Argent / Colin Blunstone (Zombies)
Rodney Matthews
Scott Gorham (Thin Lizzy)
Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)
John McCoy (Gillan)
Glenn Tipton (Judas Priest)
David Coverdale (Whitesnake)
Fish (Marillion)
Biff Byford (Saxon)
Tino Troy (Praying Mantis)
Dan McCafferty / Pete Agnew (Nazareth)
Don Airey (Deep Purple / Rainbow)
Christopher Lee

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Sleevenotes

Selected CD compilation and annotation work, including artist interviews :
For a full list, click on the Published work link below.

Atomic Rooster – Atomic Rooster – Angel Air , 2005
David Byron Band – Lost And Found – Majestic Rock, 2004
Desperado – Ace – Angel Air, 2006
Ethel The Frog – Ethel The Frog – British Steel, 1997
Gillan – Live At The Rainbow ’77 DVD – Angel Air, 2003
Gillan – Live In Edinburgh 1980 DVD – Angel Air, 2006
Girlschool – Demolition, Hit And Run, Screaming Blue Murder, Play Dirty – Sanctuary, 2004
Girlschool – The Singles 2CD – Lemon, 2007
Jaguar – Run Ragged – Angel Air, 2003
Magnum – Long Days Black Nights 3CD – Sanctuary, 2003
Mammoth – Larger and Live – Angel Air, 2003
Motorhead – The Very Best Of – Sanctuary, 2002
Motors – Approved By The Motors – Captain Oi, 2006
Motors – Motors 1 – Captain Oi, 2006
Motors – Tenement Steps – Captain Oi, 2006
Motors – The Virgin Years 4CD – Captain Oi, 2015
Nazareth – 2XS – Sanctuary, 1999
Nazareth – Back To The Trenches 2CD – Receiver, 2001
Nazareth – Complete Singles Collection 3CD – Snapper, 2005
Nazareth – Exercises – Sanctuary, 1999
Nazareth – Expect No Mercy – Snapper, 2005
Nazareth – Hair Of The Dog – Snapper, 2005
Nazareth – Live At The Beeb 2CD – Sanctuary, 1998
Nazareth – Nazareth – Sanctuary, 1999
Nazareth – Nazology 2CD – Snapper, 2002
Nazareth – Play'n' The Game – Sanctuary, 1999
Nazareth – Rampant – Snapper, 2004
Nazareth – Razamanaz – Snapper, 2004
Nazareth – Singles A's & B's 4CD – Repertoire, 2005
Nazareth – Sound Elixir – Sanctuary, 1999
Nazareth – The Very Best Of – Union Square, 2006
Saxon – It's Alive – Angel Air, 2003
Uriah Heep – Blood On Stone 2CD – Sanctuary, 2001
Uriah Heep – Chapter & Verse 6CD – Sanctuary, 2005
Uriah Heep – Empty The Vaults – Sanctuary, 2001
Uriah Heep – Lansdowne Tapes – Sanctuary, 2002
Uriah Heep – The Very Best Of – Sanctuary, 2002
Vardis – The Best Of Vardis – British Steel, 1997

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Un-edited interviews & Samples of Published Work

These interviews, sleevenotes and press releases are already published but are available here in their full, original and unedited form:

Bob Daisley - Interview [unedited] (2006)
Carmine Appice - Record Collector Feature - Interview & Discography (2011)
Christopher Lee - Interview [unedited] (2007)
Cozy Powell - Interview [unedited] (1996)
Don Airey - Interview [unedited] (2009)
Desperado - Sleevenotes (2006)
Eloy - Record Collector Feature - Interview & Discography (2012)
Fish - Interview [unedited] (2006)
Glenn Tipton / Judas Priest - Interview [unedited] (2006)
SAHB - Record Collector Feature - Interview & Discography (2005)
Magnum - Sleevenotes/Interview [unissued] (2006)
Pink Floyd - Record Collector Feature & Atom Heart Mother Discography (2008)
Pink Floyd - Record Collector Acid Tates Feature & Nick Mason Interview (2013)
Quatermass - Interview & Discography (2013)
Rodney Matthews - Record Collector Interview & Selected Discography (2004)
Rodney Matthews - Interview & Selected Discography [unedited] (2005)
Saxon - Record Collector Feature - Interview & Discography (2015)
Saxon - Album Launch & Interview [unedited] (2007)
Saxon - Biff Byford Interview for single launch [unedited] (2008)
Steppenwolf - Record Collector Feature - Interview & Discography (2011)
Norah Jones - Interview [unedited] (2009)
W.A.S.P. - Blackie Lawless Interview [unedited] (2009)
Steve Hughes - Interview [unedited] (2012)

View a complete list of previously published work (PDF)

View a complete list of Joe's Cozy Powell record collection (PDF)

View a complete list of Joe's Nazareth record collection (PDF)

View a complete list of Joe's Gillan record collection (PDF)

View a complete list of Joe's The Motors record collection (PDF)

View a complete list of Joe's Foghat record collection (PDF)

View a complete list of Joe's records for sale (PDF)



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