They came from England, but conquered the States with their fiery brand of non-nonsense boogie. Foghat were one of America’s biggest stadium draws of the ’70s and their greatest albums such as ‘Fool For The City’ and ‘Night Shift’ are still fresh and raw today. Rock Candy boss Derek Oliver catches up with drummer Roger Earl, the only surviving member of the band’s classic era, for eight pages of in-depth Foghat mania.
The East Coast rockers shocked the world with their outrageous image and wild live shows, and after years of struggle made the big time when 1984’s ‘Stay Hungry’ went supernova. So why did follow-up ‘Come Out And Play’ stiff so badly? Frontman Dee Snider and guitarist Jay Jay French tell Rock Candy’s Malcolm Dome exactly why…
The band that inspired Guns N’ Roses
The debut album reappraised
How they made the ‘Bark At The Moon’ sleeve
The band that invented power metal
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