frank-turner-littleThe rock just keeps on coming and this week we’re delighted to bring you another rushonrock exclusive in the shape of a brand new interview with former Gunner, erstwhile Velvet Revolver and current frontman with punk rock troupe Loaded.

Yes, Duff McKagan’s checking in again ahead of his support slot with hot US band Black Stone Cherry – a bill also featuring one of the bass player’s favourite new bands in the shape of Parlor Mob. We can’t wait. But before then we have Papa Roach, Madina Lake and Heaven’s Basement playing Newcastle’s o2 Academy on Tuesday – plus Wolf at Trillians – and a gig-tastic weekend coming up.

Punk rock troubadour Frank Turner hooks up with Fake Problems to play Newcastle Uni on Saturday night while Bowling For Soup (Academy) go head to head with Richie Kotzen at Trillians on Sunday. And there’s more…

We’ve got the latest rushonrock Rider featuring Europe’s Ian Haugland and we enter the top 10 of The Vinyl Countdown with Testament set to knock the hair metal crew off their perch.

There’s all the latest news and views from the rock and metal scene with top bloggers Self Made Man and Rock O’ The North back for more. And we’re hoping to take a sneak peak at the new Quireboys’ reissue – with exclusive sleevenotes penned by our very own editor Simon Rushworth. Enjoy.