Rants and recollections from the Rock Candy writers’ team

The Rock Candy mag blog is where you get a weekly dose of rock’n’roll rambling on whatever our writer of the week wants to get off his (or her) chest. Malcolm Dome will surely make mention of London’s messiest late night ’80s drinking dens. Paul Suter might want to regale you with tales of obscure Canadian bands you shouldn’t have missed first time around. HoJo will doubtless remember the day he was kidnapped, chained up and made up in the Kerrang! office by Wrathchild. Who knows? Derek Oliver might even reveal the real reason why he’s known as ‘Sausage’!

But whatever the topic of conversation, we guarantee you won’t be bored!

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Two ladies who were more than ready to rock in The Mayfair’s heyday!

RC BLOG #4 – I Used To Go To The Newcastle Mayfair

Date: Apr 10, 2017, John Nicholson

John Nicholson remembers Newcastle’s greatest ever rock hangout, The Mayfair


Cartoon by Christophe Sénégas

RC BLOG #3 Metallica – 'Call 'Em All!'

Date: Mar 30, 2017, Xavier Russell

How Xavier Russell sorted Metallica out with a manager – at a personal cost of one enormous phone bill!


Lemmy with original Motörhead drummer Lucas Fox in 1975, 10 years before the band destroyed RC boss Derek’s hearing! Pic: Getty Images/Ian Dickson/Redfearns

RC BLOG #2 – Louder Than War!

Date: Mar 30, 2017, Derek Oliver

Derek Oliver debates the band that most effectively ruined his hearing!


Health warning. Do not mess with this woman! Pic – Iconic Pix/Tony Mottram

RC BLOG #1 – A Bit Of A Slapper

Date: Mar 20, 2017, Malcolm Dome

Malcolm Dome on why you don’t want to try it on with Lita Ford


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