As the home of all your big rock exclusives we’re delighted to bring you Europe’s six-string star John Norum this week – ahead of the eagerly anticipated release of his brand new solo album Play Yard Blues.

There’s a look ahead to Tigertailz‘ return to Tyneside and a review of what is sure to be a sparkling show this Friday.

And we feature Uriah Heep survivor Mick Box on the latest rushonrock Rider as we start the countdown to July’s star-studded High Voltage festival. Plus there’s a treat for all fans of female-fronted hair metal as the delectable Vixen hit our vinyl throwback 12@12. But there’s more… We check out the latest releases from Italian melodic rock powerhouse Frontiers as supergroup Yoso, frontman extraordinaire Jorn, Tony Harnell & The Heartbreakers and Terra Nova unleash their finest work.

There’s all the latest rock and metal news plus blogs from Self Made Man and Rock O The North. And we’ll have news of that rushonrock website relaunch very soon…