Sometime in the early 1990s GARY STEEL picked up the phone expecting to chat to Ministry’s Paul Barker, and found himself talking to drummer Bill Rieflin instead. As a tribute to Rieflin, who died this week, for the first time we print the transcript of that conversation.
Music and movie related interviews
GARY STEEL is celebrating 40 years of writing about music. In a life crammed with interviews, there are bound to have been a few that didn’t quite go as planned.
Nathan Haines on Shift Left, his hi-fi, the Silver Scrolls and more…
In this 1980 piece, GARY STEEL gets an unexpected interview with Elton ‘Rocketman’ John, and attends the formal press conference.
GARY STEEL is celebrating 40 years of music journalism by disintering and re-animating interviews and reviews from his fat archive. In this piece, he meets NATHAN HAINES to talk up his 2003 release, Squire For Hire.
GARY STEEL is celebrating 40 years of music journalism by disintering and re-animating interviews and reviews from his fat archive. To honour the publication of Shayne Carter’s memoir, Dead People I Have Known, here’s Gazza’s 2001 profile on one of NZ’s greatest rock gods.
GARY STEEL meets Steven Dourmashkin, the young inventor behind the just-launched Specdrums children’s instrument.
Jan Hellriegel is about to release the best album of her career. As if that’s not enough, it’s a superb book as well. She graciously submits to the Witchdoctor Q&A.