American singer James Durbin is my guest on the Friday NI Rocks Show on 26th February 2021, talking about his new album “The Beast Awakens”. I last spoke to him in 2017 when he had just joined Quiet Riot. That association ended in 2019 and he is now back with a new solo album under the name Durbin. “The Beast Awakens” was released by Frontiers Music on 12th February and the Show also features four tracks from that album.

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ROBIN MCAULEY – Standing on the Edge

SUNBOMB – No Tomorrows


LEE AARON – Metal Queen

SCORPIONS – Lovedrive

OZZY OSBOURNE – The Ultimate Sin

DURBIN – Kings Before You

Interview with JAMES DURBIN Part 1 (11 min)

DURBIN – Into The Flames

Interview with JAMES DURBIN Part 2 (7 min)

DURBIN – By The Horns

Interview with JAMES DURBIN Part 3 (12 min)

DURBIN – The Beast Awakens

RAINBOW – Stargazer

JUDAS PRIEST – A Touch of Evil

MAMMOTH WVH – Distance

HEART HEALER – This Is Not The End

SARA BALDWIN – Separates Me



The interview will be typed up and posted here later.


The previous interview from 2017 can be found here -

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