Things are hotting up in the rushonrock offices this week as we put the finishing touches to not one but two interview exclusives! Yes this week we chat to Tesla’s Frank Hannon about the US band’s album of the year and catch up with Def Leppard/Man Raze’s Phil Collen as he looks back on Leppard’s latest world tour and ahead to life supporting new record Surreal.

But if that’s not enough to get your rock juices flowing then Stone Gods are back in town this week in support of southern rock giants Black Stone Cherry. rushonrock will be there to deliver the fastest verdict on what is sure to be one of the shows of the year at Newcastle’s Carling Academy.

We’ve got Rock O’ The North and Self Made Man going head to head in their weekly rock blog-off and there’s all the latest news from the rock and metal scene. And as it’s only three weeks until Christmas our favourite Toon kids Dirty Rock And Roll have delivered an early present to all rushonrock readers.

Oh, and did we mention Ozzy Osbourne gets the Now…And Then treatment as we check out his latest offering Black Rain and revisist the outstanding No More Tears. Enjoy.