Garry Bushell

Garry Bushell Newspaper Columnist & Rock Music Journalist

Garry Bushell is best known for his hard-hitting, award-winning newspaper columns which have been published in the national press for 32 years – making him Britain’s longest running contemporary columnist.

He wrote for rock weekly Sounds where he was the first to write about such legendary bands as the Specials, U2, Bad Manners, Secret Affair and Twisted Sister.

Garry’s Bushell On The Box TV column has appeared in four national newspapers and currently runs every week in the Daily Star Sunday.

Television Presenter, Author & Musician

Garry wrote Iron Maiden’s authorised biography Running Free and co-wrote Ozzy Osbourne’s first authorised biography, Diary Of A Madman.

He also managed East End punk band the Cockney Rejects, landing them a four album deal with EMI, and shock rock combo The Blood. He fronted (and still fronts) his own band, and notched up a Number One single with the all-star charity record Let It Be – a project he conceived and organised.

His own TV show Bushell on The Box ran for two series on ITV, running for 50 episodes and attracting more than one million viewers at midnight. It attained an audience share high of 68per cent.

He has appeared on more than 2,000 TV and radio shows, including some of television’s biggest prime time hits.

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