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They’re British and they rock…two reasons why you should love Heaven’s Basement.

Drummer with excellent Brit rockers Heaven’s Basement Chris Rivers gives On Stage the lowdown.

Best news you’ve had today?

That we have a bass player for our Germany tour haha!

Best thing about touring the UK?

Playing in Manchester ;)

Best thing about being in Heaven’s Basement?

Being in the most dedicated, hardworking band in the UK.

Best song your band has written?

Tear Your Heart Out is my fave.

Best line you’ve ever written?

..Its coming haha!

Best thing about Richie, Jonny, Sid and Rob?

Rob has left now…the best thing about Richie is his funny mental ways when he’s drunk, best thing about Jonny is his sandwich making skills and the best thing about Sid is when he shuts up.. I love them all really though!

Best gig you’ve ever played?

City of Manchester stadium with Bon Jovi.

Best band you’ve ever shared a stage with?

Too many to choose from! Shinedown, Papa Roach, Black Stone Cherry and Buckcherry were all great!

Best gig you’ve ever seen as a fan?

That’s a tough one…one I always remember was Slayer in Birmingham when I was 16!! Mental night!!

Best band ever?

Aerosmith maybe…

Best album ever?

Heaven’s Basement’s as yet unwritten debut album with Appetite For Destruction a close second.

Best song ever?

Impossible to answer!! So many!! Depends on the mood!

Best drummer ever?

Cozy Powell rocks…

Best movie ever?

Elf with Will Ferrel

Best ice cream flavour?


Best pizza topping?

American Hot

Best day of your life?

When I was born

Best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?


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L-R: Johnny Rocker (guitar), Rob (new bassist), Richie Hevanz (vocals), Sid Glover (guitar), Chris Rivers (drums).

Photography: Dave Musson Photography

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