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Silverhead: guaranteed reaction...

Interview by Caroline Boucher, Disc, 25 November 1972

SILVERHEAD HAVE only been in existence for a couple of months, but they're already causing some extreme reaction round the country. One reader wrote in ...


Profile and Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 20 January 1973

IF YOU TAKE a certain measure of pride in staying fully in touch with the Music Press (where trends bend and fashions flourish), the question ...

Silverhead: Whisky a Go Go, Los Angeles

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Phonograph Record, April 1973

IF YOU HAVEN'T seen them, you might feel like cramming Silverhead into the flash-in-the-pan bin. Their albums haven't been monumentally impressive, and their publicity veers ...

Silverhead Savage

Interview by Mark Plummer, Melody Maker, 9 June 1973

MICHAEL DES BARRES, the ultimate rock and roll star sits drinking decaffeinated coffee in the health food-come-curio shop on the Portobello Road, London. He's swamped ...

Silverhead Training For The Heavyweight Stakes

Report by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 9 June 1973

THE SIGN on the marquee outside the Continental Hyatt House on Sunset Blvd., L.A., read: "Welcome Silverhead." Well, not quite: the 'a' was missing after ...

Silverhead: 16 And Savaged (MCA)

Review by Jon Tiven, Zoo World, 28 March 1974

FRESH FROM a cameo appearance in To Sir With Love comes Michael Des Barres, lead singer and some-people-think-he's-a-star of Silverhead, who looked a lot better ...

Michael Des Barres

Profile and Interview by Todd Everett, Trouser Press, January 1981

THOUGH THE degree of his sales success thus far has been, to put it kindly, limited, Michael Des Barres has lived one of rock's more ...

Silverhead: Studs Silver

Retrospective and Interview by Pete Makowski, Classic Rock, March 2006

MOST OF you will never have heard of Silverhead. The pseudo-flowery moniker of frontman Michael Des Barres probably doesn't even tinkle the vaguest of bells. ...

see also Michael Des Barres


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