Interviews from 12th October include Kodiak Jack live in the studio, Roy Martin of RadioToday live in the studio, Dylan and Liz of The Brook venue in Southampton also live in the studio, guitar maker Bernie Hamburger, Jason Lent from the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, along with Deborah Bonham.
Hailing from the South Coast of England, Kodiak Jack are a five piece hard rock outfit consisting of Bryn (vocals), Jeff (lead guitar), Jon (guitar & backing vocals), Keiran (drums) and Kev (bass). Their debut album ‘Your Death: My Glory’ was released in late 2011 and gained critical acclaim across the board. January 2013 saw the band invited to record with Brian Wheat, bassist with US Rock Gods, Tesla. January 2015 saw the band win the coveted ‘Best Band’ category at the Portsmouth Guide Awards and secure the main support slot on the ‘Hey Joe’ stage at that year’s Isle Of Wight Festival as well as a prestigious headline slot at Victorious Festival on the Southsea Stage.
Roy Martin is a Journalist, and the Managing Editor and Founder of RadioToday. RadioToday provides breaking radio news and featured opinion articles, based in The Greenhouse at MediaCityUK, with BBC 5 live, Communicorp UK and Global Radio as neighbours, along with a growing number of independent radio companies.
The Brook is a rock and blues live music venue on Portswood Road, Southampton. For upcoming events, visit www.the-brook.com
Bernie Hamburger built and sold his first guitar in 1983 to Andy Summers, lead guitarist of “The Police”. Specifically working for artists that are ready for a unique guitar to be built just for them and their needs, Bernie hand-shapes each guitar neck for each customer producing a one-of-a-kind guitar. Some of the people using his guitars for either recording or playing include George Harrison, Carl Perkins, Andy Summers, Bruce Dickinson, Ronnie le Tekro, Nick Lashley, Akira Takaski and Howard Leese.
Jason Lent is the Operations Manager for the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas. Featuring 42,000 square feet of pure unadulterated rock n’ roll, the cafe, located next to the MGM Grand Hotel, provides three-floors of non-stop action and features the world’s largest Rock Shop. An interactive “Rock Wall”, interactive “Microsoft Surface” tables, hi-speed Internet access, a contemporary lounge and bar, and patio dining are here to experience while enjoying an unobstructed view of the world famous Las Vegas Strip
Deborah Bonham is an English rock and blues vocalist and the sister of John Bonham, the late drummer for the band Led Zeppelin. Born in Redditch, Worcestershire, England, she lived with her father in Cutnall Green, Worcestershire and while living there, started playing and recording music with her nephew Jason Bonham who has played drums on her two most recent studio releases.
Kodiak Jack (Live in the Studio)
Roy Martin of RadioToday (Live in the Studio)
Dylan & Liz from The Brook, venue in Southampton (Live in the Studio)
Jason Lent of Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas