Former NEAT Records owner & Tygers Of Pan Tang singer JESS COX guests on Ep. 285 of One On One With Mitch Lafon.
In this episode, former Tygers Of Pan Tang singer talks about the band's early days and staying involved with the group through various album re-issues, the current lineup, guitarist John Sykes & prepping for his Ozzy Osbourne auditions, Blitzkrieg, Neat Records, Metal Nation Records, Wacken, Diamond Head, Metallica and much more.
Quotes from the interview:
John Sykes on auditioning for Ozzy Osbourne (22.23): "He wanted to join Ozzy originally when Randy Rhoads died. In fact, we went out and bought all of Ozzy's albums and went back to our flat. We kept dropping them on the solos and John kept learning each solo. I even wrote his letter for him, 'Dear Mr. Osbourne. My name is John Sykes. I'm 24 years old. I would like to join your band."
Metallica (55.06) - 'We played with Metallica. It was their first ever show in the UK. I didn't know who they were. I remember my ag