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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!

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!

August 22, 2020

Chris Catena's Rock City Tribe - "Truth In Unity" has now been released on Grooevard Records. I play guitar on the entire albums, plus I've written several of the songs. Other guests include Pat Travers, Dick Wagner, Carmine Appice, Greg Chaisson, Rowan Robertson, Bumblefoot, Blues Saraceno, Paul Shortino, John Sloman, Matt Starr, Chuck Wright, etc. CD is out now, and a limited ed vinyl to be released in the fall of 2020.