"Rock is my life... and this is my website"

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!

Guitarist - bassist - song writer - lyricist - encyclopedia author -

music journalist - mastering engineer  and generally quite busy! 

What's going on?

The new Merryweather Stark "Rock Solid" will be released on GMR Records on Nov 27. 

The new Mountain of Power "Vol 4" will also be released on Nov 27 on Grooveyard.

I have laid down a solo for the new Tragik album "Faith Healer".

Two tracks for the Fanfields Toto tribute have also been finished. I played guitar and mixed both tracks. 

We are currently recording vocals for the new Constancia album, to be released in 2021. Overdrive has been confirmed for Sweden Rock festival 2021!

Falling Hazard continue to play (safely) live!

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.

December 22, 2019

The tribute album to Budgie - Bandiolier Kings - "Welcome To The Zoom Club (A Tribute To Budgie)" is was released on December 12 on Grooveyard! Cool guests such as former Budgies Tony Bourge and Steve Williams, plus Tony Spinner, Kyoji Yamamoto, Bill Steer, Ian Haugland, Peter Hermansson, Mikael Nord Andersson and more! Songs like Breadfan, Rockin' Man, Guts, Rollin Home Again etc.  The vinyl will be out in February 2020! Ltd edition, 200 copies! First ordered first served!

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