Guitarist - bassist - song writer - lyricist - encyclopedia author -
music journalist - mastering engineer and generally quite busy!
What's going on?
We have just signed a deal for the new Constancia album! CD released by Pride & Joy. It will also be released as a ltd ed vinyl.
Overdrive - "Heavy Metal Night - Live in 1981" ltd ed LP has been released! White vinyl already sold out - but some black vinyl copies left!
Overdrive - "Metal Attack" and "Swords and Axes" will be re-issued on CD by Regain records!
Working on a bunch of artwork for Cult Metal Classics and Regain Records for some really cool re-issues!
Peter Hermansson "Second Glance" has been released!
May 5, 2021
The new Fanfields3 - Toto tribute benefit project - has been released. I arranged, produced, mixed and play guitar on two tracks - "Gift With A Golden Gun" and "Turn Back".
May 4, 2021
I had the great pleasure of recording a guest solo for the album "Stigmata" by the excellent singer Phil Vincent.
Today the test press for the Constancia vinyl arrived. I've also delivered artwork for coming releases by Witch, Zone Zero, Wikkyd Vikker, Wanka, Overdrive and Stitch.
New Overdrive vinyl also on the way to the press plant!
March 31, 2021
In memory of Neil Merryweather.
On March 29 my dear friend and musical partner passed away. I will forever cherish our musical journey, all the laughter, all the work, all the musical passion.
Rock In Peace, my friend. Your name is forever carved in rock!
March 21, 2021
Overdrive - "Heavy Metal Night - Live in the Raw 1981" ltd ed LP is on the way from the printers! The night when a young band opened up for Brats (feat King Diamond). Soundboard recording feat songs that were never recorded in the studio such as "Hard Rockin' Man", "Today's World" and "Rock 'N Roll Hangover", plus "Lost In Time", "2oth Century" and "Doomwatch" and two unexpected covers by Axe and April Wine!
December 6, 2020
The book "Rocking Man - With an axe to grind", the official Tony Bourge (Budgie) biography by Chris Pike, is out! The book features a section about the Bandolier Kings album. The accompanying Tony Bourge CD also features two bonus tracks recorded by Janne Stark, John Gallagher (Raven) and Peter "TrumPeter" Svensson!
December 8, 2020
Mountain of Power - "Volume Four" is now available! The CD version has just been released on Grooveyard Records. A limited edition 2LP vinyl (200 copies, hand-numbered) will be released in January 2021.
Feat: Rob Lamothe, Carl Dixon, Roger Romeo, Mats Leven, Soren Anderson, Mikael Nord Andersson, Peter Hermansson, Pontus Norgren and many more.
November 6, 2020
Merryweather Stark - "Rock Solid" will be released on GMR Records on Nov 27. CD + ltd ed vinyl (100 blue + 200 black vinyl)!
Riff oriented heavy rock!
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