Posts by Kimmo Tattari

Trespass – Mark Sutcliffe interview

In the early 80s, during the NWOBHM heyday, Trespass was one of the bands with great expectations. Unfortunately, instead of getting the debut album out, they disbanded in 1982, losing the momentum. Steel Mill had the honour to have a chat with the founding member, guitarist/vocalist Mark Sutcliffe, as we talked about the past and the present of Trespass – and, of course, Mark’s favourite Priest album… http://kkdowning.net/steelmill/Interviews/trespass-mark-sutcliffe/
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Simon Phillips – “Dissident Aggressor” 2017 interview

Steel Mill continues Judas Priest drummer series with mighty skinbeater Simon Phillips who was on heavy duty on Judas Priest’s 1977 album “Sin After Sin”. http://kkdowning.net/steelmill/Interviews/simon-phillips-dissident-aggressor-2017-interview/
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Shiraz Lane – A Steel Mill Interview

There’s obviously something special about Shiraz Lane, a young band playing hard rock in the spirit of the 80s legends such as Skid Row, Guns’n’Roses and Hanoi Rocks. These five Finns in their early twenties have already taken huge steps during their short history: showcase gigs both in Toronto and Tokyo, as well as an appearance at the legendary Wacken Festival. Recently, the band inked a record deal with Frontiers Music, and released their debut album ‘For Crying Out Loud’. Steel Mill had an opportunity to have a chat with vocalist Hannes Kett just when the band was getting prepared for
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Fan Profile: Tommi from Finland

The latest addition to Steel Mill’s Fan Profiles: Tommi Puurunen, a 23-year old Metal Maniac from Finland! http://kkdowning.net/steelmill/Fan%20Profiles/tommi-from-finland/
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Turbo 30th anniversary!

K.K. comments on “Turbo” -30 years anniversary! Also newly updated “Turbo-era” discography and in depth “Reckless”-column by Ville. K.K.’s personal comments 2016: “The Turbo album was really quite some journey, by that I mean it all started in the south of Spain just outside of Marbella with myself, Glenn and Rob renting a house on the beach. This all sounds pretty nice, but it was cold and out of season… I remember the sessions coming together pretty well, and we eventually compiled enough material for two albums. Then we made the journey over to the Bahamas to record, and eventually
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