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Adrian Vandenberg

Vandenberg: I’m likely to work with David Coverdale again

June 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

GUITARIST Adrian Vandenberg says he and Whitesnake principal David Coverdale have “pretty specific ideas” about working together on a blues album or acoustic tour. Vandenberg and Whitesnake split after 13 years in the late nineties and the 64-year-old Dutchman is now touring the second album of his Vandenberg’s Moonkings project. “We became very good friends over the years and you never know what might happen because we always had vague ideas – well, actually pretty specific ideas – about maybe doing a blues album or an acoustic thing or whatever,” Vandenberg told the White Line Fever podcast. “Sooner or later it [read on]

Adrian Vandenberg: How I introduced Angus Young to his wife

May 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

FORMER Whitesnake guitarist Adrian Vandenberg has recalled how he introduced AC/DC’s Angus Young to his wife of 38 years, Ellen. Speaking on the White Line Fever podcast, Vandenberg says: “What you probably don’t know is I brought Angus and his wife together and they’re still married. “Ellen, Angus’ wife, was a friend of mine when I was studying at university in the Dutch city of Arnhem. “We always saw each other at rock shows and in bars.” Mrs Young’s maiden name is Ellen Van Lochem “I was 21 or 22 and I had a rock band put together called Teaser and we had one album. We were invited to be support act to AC/DC on [read on]

Vandenberg: It’s impossible to objectively rank guitarists

April 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

FORMER Whitesnake member Adrian Vandenberg says it’s impossible to objectively measure whether one guitarist is better than another. Speaking on the latest episode of the White Line Fever podcast, 64-year-old Vandenberg says he gets “annoyed” at fans who turn music into a contest. “I’ve played with so many guitar players and I’ve never seen music as a competition,” said Vandenberg. “I always get a little … sometimes even annoyed when people go ‘oh, this guy’s better than that guy’ or ‘that guy’s better than that guy’. “You know, it’s not like [read on]