Wright said: "It's an honour and a privilege to appear with Hawkwind
GIVEN it will be 34 years in July since cosmic space rockers Hawkwind
graced Cardiff Castle with their spectral presence, band frontman and inspirational figurehead Dave Brock has a pretty decent recall of the day's events.
I like to take the music to the people, I find busking is such a real thing,'' admits the 69-yearold Oxford-born co-founder of Hawkwind
Contents include: Black Sabbath, Hard Road; Girlschool, Race With The Devil; Hawkwind
, Motorway City; Uriah Heap, Spider Woman; Magnum, Kingdom Of Madness; Tempest, Turn Around and Gorgon, plus eight other great rock classics.
The performance is enhanced by the now-traditional Hawkwind
dancers, two girls who periodically appear in a variety of outlandish costumes, masks and stilts, adding an extra dimension to songs like Lord Of Light and the Indian-tinged Prometheus.
The heavy metal DJ, music expert and artist has designed album covers for Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Hawkwind
and Ozzie Osbourne and his work will be featured in the exhibition celebrating Birmingham as the birthplace of heavy metal.
Others to note are; Gaspar and Ehsan, both winners last year for James McAuley, Hawkwind
, making his pointing debut in the care of Oliver Brady, Knock On The Head for owner JP McManus and Dusty Doolan.
He later moved to London to make his name in rock and roll, playing for many bands before joining Hawkwind
ROCK LEGENDS: Hawkwind
(below), who were founded in 1969, are still going strong and they have released Parallel Universe (left), a new three-disc collection charting their four years on the Liberty/ UA labels when they produced psychedelic masterpieces Hawkwind
, X in Search of Space, Doremi Fasol Latido, and Hall of the Mountain Grill * LIAM GALLAGHER took time off from his legal wrangle with big brother Noel to put Beady Eye through their paces at Leeds/ Reading last weekend - by all accounts a spectacularly successful performance.
Still, Lemmy has as much attitude today as he had in 1973 when he was kicked out of the then-psychedelic rockers Hawkwind
for being arrested on the Canadian border.
The rocker formed Motorhead in 1975, after being sacked by his old band, Hawkwind
, best known for space-rock hit Silver Machine.
Ariel wants Hawkwind
back, but she and Jamie have other ideas.