Yes 2009As prog rock maestros Yes (pictured) prepare to undertake their latest UK tour we bring you an exclusive interview with drummer Alan White.

There’s a look at two rocking compilations featuring a slew of potential hit singles as vampire flick New Moon and the intriguing Jennifer’s Body get the star studded soundtrack treatment.

And NWOBHM behemoth Biff Byford is the latest big name to go under the rushonrock Rider microscope as he reveals all on the eve of Saxon‘s latest headline tour. And there’s more.

Hair metal heroes Poison hit The Vinyl Countdown as the Top 10 takes shape and we take a peek at a frankly frightening new project from the North East which goes by the name of Cult Of Whores And Dogs (warning: don’t take your mam to see this band).

There’s more big blog action from Rock O’ The North and Self Made Man and Sunday’s new releases come from Saviours, Lita Ford and Within Temptation. Lita and Sharon going head to head – perhaps we need to bring you a picture special…