Mark is a freelance writer with particular expertise in the fields of ‘70s glam, punk, rockabilly and classic ‘50s rock and roll. He sings and plays guitar in his own musical project, Star Studded Sham, which has been described as sounding like the hits of T. Rex and Slade as played by Johnny Thunders. He had several indie hits with his band, Private Sector and has worked with a host of UK punk luminaries. Mark also presents themed radio shows for Generating Steam Heat. He has just completed his first novel, The Bulletproof Truth, and is currently working on the sequel.
Video Featuring previously unseen family photos and insightful interviews with the Vaughan brothers plus Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons and more, this fascinating documentary is available to watch now on streaming services and DVD
Faced with a choice between David Bowie and his own band, Stevie Ray Vaughan took a bet on the blues and unleashed one of the greatest blues-rock albums ever made
He’s released 18 studio solo albums, but Satch reveals why these five tracks hold a special place in his catalog
With songs and guitar tones inspired by the spirit of ’73, the Brian May Guitars signature artist favors an “old-school approach”
In this insightful interview, the guitarist reveals his “biggest influences” and “favorite rock song in history”
How the shred master made the best of both worlds on his breakthrough sophomore album, ‘Passion and Warfare’
“Steven, I think you’re wrong about that,” said David Coverdale. “This is a brilliant record, and you’re going to be very surprised at the reaction”
The post-punk veterans discuss the art of songwriting and how they make room for each other’s creativity
The guitarist recalls his “wild and unusual” approach to recording the final instalment of Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy, 'Lodger'
Video The British guitar legend performs a mesmerizing rendition of his signature track live in 1974
After sitting on a shelf for 30 years, Vai’s balls-out ode to the joys of riding is finally out. But the real surprise is the guy behind the mic
From Jon Bon Jovi and Roger Waters to Ozzy Osbourne and Kate Bush, here are some deep cuts from the electric guitar master's extensive catalog of collabs
Co-written with the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, this heartfelt rock and roll record is the guitar sensation’s most personal yet
With more than five decades of road behind him, the Gibson ES-125TDC stalwart picks a handful of tunes that brought smiles to the miles
Video Joined by Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood and Dhani Harrison, His Purple Highness blows the roof off the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
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